The first table below looks at the demand for Terminal Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Terminal Server over the 3 months to 30 July 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 City of London 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Terminal Server
Rank 194 207 219
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Contract jobs citing Terminal Server 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.099% 0.038%
As % of the System Software category 0.93% 1.15% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
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£340 £402 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.42% +14.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £260 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £437 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £161 £295 £340
% change year-on-year
-45.33% -13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £18.88 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+101.32% +45.19%
System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
539 609 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.29% 8.59% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 375 347
Average daily rate £330 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 57
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.98 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £33.60 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
Terminal Server
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Terminal Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Terminal Server Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Terminal Server
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Terminal Server across the City of London region.

Terminal Server Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Terminal Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Terminal Server across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Terminal Server Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Terminal Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Terminal Server across the City of London region.

Terminal Server Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Terminal Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Terminal Server 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 Server.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) VB
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) Reuters
4 3 (37.50%) Bloomberg
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) VBScript
4 3 (37.50%) DMZ
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL

Terminal Server
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Terminal Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) DMZ
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Broadband
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (25.00%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Security Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows NT
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) VB
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) VBScript
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (12.50%) CORE IMPACT
1 1 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Reuters
3 3 (37.50%) Bloomberg
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Verint
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) Sophos
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Draytek
4 1 (12.50%) Sage