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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 193 211 198
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% 0.032% 0.079%
As % of the System Software category 0.40% 0.40% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £133
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £225 £308
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -26.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+26.25% +33.33%
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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
497 497 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.16% 7.90% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 332 328
Average daily rate £400 £383 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 48
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.92% +3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.15 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £29.95 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 24 April 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) HTTP
5 1 (20.00%) Kerberos
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) DMZ
5 1 (20.00%) SAML
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) LDAP
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) DMZ
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SAML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Altiris