The table below looks at the statistics for Terminal Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Terminal Services over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 112 102 120
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 7 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.82% 0.041%
As % of the System Software category 2.61% 8.24% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
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£213 £425 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +153.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £213 £266
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -20.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.63 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +30.95%
Terminal Services
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
268 255 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.05% 9.99% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 103 99
Average daily rate £400 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £472 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 30
Average hourly rate £18.53 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £12.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £22.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -3.12%

Terminal Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Terminal Services across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Terminal Services Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Terminal Services
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Terminal Services across the Berkshire region.

Terminal Services Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Terminal Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Terminal Services across the Berkshire region.

Terminal Services Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Terminal Services
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Terminal Services within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -14 3 - -
Slough - 2 £150 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £275 -
Terminal Services
South East

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Terminal Services also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Terminal Services.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (68.42%) Citrix
4 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
5 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
7 6 (31.58%) VoIP
7 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
7 6 (31.58%) McAfee
7 6 (31.58%) Firewall
7 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (26.32%) VMware
8 5 (26.32%) DNS
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
9 4 (21.05%) HP
9 4 (21.05%) Linux
9 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
9 4 (21.05%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (21.05%) XenApp
9 4 (21.05%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
10 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
10 3 (15.79%) MCITP
10 3 (15.79%) Migration
10 3 (15.79%) VBScript
10 3 (15.79%) MCSE
10 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
10 3 (15.79%) Patch Management

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Terminal Services also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Terminal Services. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (21.05%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) VoIP
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) Internet
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) VLAN
4 1 (5.26%) SMTP
4 1 (5.26%) DMZ
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Packager
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
1 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Migration
1 3 (15.79%) Patch Management
2 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
2 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (10.53%) Line Management
2 2 (10.53%) Malware Detection\Protection
2 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
2 2 (10.53%) Change Control
2 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) VBScript
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) MCITP
1 3 (15.79%) MCSE
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) Terminal Server
4 2 (10.53%) ISA Server
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
4 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (10.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
2 2 (10.53%) WSUS
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Citrix
2 6 (31.58%) McAfee
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Symantec
5 2 (10.53%) Websense
5 2 (10.53%) EMC
5 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds