The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Berkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 122 118 133
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 3.14% 1.63% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Average daily rate £425 £169 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+151.85% -57.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £159 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £289 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £308 £340
% change year-on-year
-43.08% -9.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £15.00 £12.61
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +19.00%
System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
255 245 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.71% 9.88% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 98 102
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 38 23
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £14.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.51 £32.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Terminal Services
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Terminal Services across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Terminal Services Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 7 £425 +174.19% 2
Slough - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Terminal Services
South East

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Citrix
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (57.14%) WMI
5 7 (50.00%) Windows 8
6 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
7 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
7 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 4 (28.57%) XenApp
8 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
9 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
9 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
9 3 (21.43%) VMware
9 3 (21.43%) NetBackup
9 3 (21.43%) Backup Exec
9 3 (21.43%) Symantec
9 3 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
10 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (14.29%) ARCserve
10 2 (14.29%) DHCP
10 2 (14.29%) DNS
10 2 (14.29%) CCA
10 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (14.29%) MCP
10 2 (14.29%) SharePoint

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
2 1 (7.14%) SMTP
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) DMZ
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Escalation Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix Support
4 2 (14.29%) Wintel Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Information Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.14%) Information Security
2 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (14.29%) MCP
3 2 (14.29%) CCA
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
2 4 (28.57%) XenApp
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (7.14%) MetaFrame
5 1 (7.14%) vSphere
5 1 (7.14%) vCloud
5 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) WMI
2 3 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (21.43%) NetBackup
2 3 (21.43%) Backup Exec
3 2 (14.29%) SCOM
3 2 (14.29%) ARCserve
4 1 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Citrix
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Symantec
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
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