The table below looks at the statistics for Terminal Services 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 Services over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 197 226 223
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -3
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 1 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.054% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 0.18% 0.61% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate
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- £163 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -55.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £345 £306
% change year-on-year
-42.02% +12.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £27.80 £14.13
% change year-on-year
-31.65% +96.81%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
566 655 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.79% 8.89% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 409 349
Average daily rate £360 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 51 55
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £34.30 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.71
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.72%

Terminal Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Terminal Services Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Terminal Services
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 Services across the City of London region.

Terminal Services Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Terminal Services
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 Services across the City of London region.

Terminal Services Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Altiris
3 1 (25.00%) Kaseya
3 1 (25.00%) MobileIron