The table below looks at the statistics for Terminal Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Terminal Services over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 133 121 128
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 14 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.46% 0.13% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 3.86% 0.96% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
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£275 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 - £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £348 £250
% change year-on-year
-20.86% +39.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.10 £27.65 £160.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.62% -82.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +61.29%
Terminal Services
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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 East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
363 314 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.98% 13.25% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 119 207
Average daily rate £275 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 75 76
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £10.50 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £27.50 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

Terminal Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Terminal Services Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Terminal Services
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Terminal Services Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Terminal Services
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Terminal Services across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Terminal Services Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Terminal Services
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Terminal Services Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Terminal Services
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
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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
Bedfordshire - 3 £275 -
Hertfordshire -23 2 £280 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Essex - - - - 1
Terminal Services
England

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) VMware
4 10 (50.00%) HP
5 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (45.00%) DNS
5 9 (45.00%) DHCP
5 9 (45.00%) Citrix
5 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (40.00%) SAN
6 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 8 (40.00%) SLA
6 8 (40.00%) SQL
6 8 (40.00%) Oracle
6 8 (40.00%) IIS
6 8 (40.00%) ITIL
7 7 (35.00%) IBM Notes
7 7 (35.00%) Apache
7 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (35.00%) Lotus
7 7 (35.00%) Middleware
8 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco
8 6 (30.00%) OpenView
8 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
8 6 (30.00%) ITIL V3
8 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (25.00%) Incident Management

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (40.00%) IIS
2 7 (35.00%) IBM Notes
2 7 (35.00%) Apache
3 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) DNS
1 9 (45.00%) DHCP
2 8 (40.00%) SAN
3 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (25.00%) LDAP
5 3 (15.00%) LAN
5 3 (15.00%) VPN
5 3 (15.00%) WAN
6 2 (10.00%) Firewall
6 2 (10.00%) IP Telephony
7 1 (5.00%) Network Security
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (5.00%) Junos
7 1 (5.00%) NAS
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (5.00%) VoIP
7 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (10.00%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) French Language
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Support
5 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Server Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Server Support Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (20.00%) CMDB
3 3 (15.00%) Clustering
3 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (10.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.00%) Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL V3
3 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) CRM
4 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) Validation
7 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) OpenView
2 4 (20.00%) Tivoli
3 3 (15.00%) WSUS
3 3 (15.00%) SCCM
3 3 (15.00%) SCOM
3 3 (15.00%) ARCserve
4 2 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) HP SIM
5 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (5.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) VMware
3 10 (50.00%) HP
4 9 (45.00%) Citrix
5 8 (40.00%) Oracle
6 7 (35.00%) Lotus
7 6 (30.00%) Cisco
8 3 (15.00%) Intel
8 3 (15.00%) Wyse
8 3 (15.00%) CommVault
9 2 (10.00%) Juniper
9 2 (10.00%) Cognos
10 1 (5.00%) Mitel
10 1 (5.00%) ProCurve
10 1 (5.00%) F5
10 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
10 1 (5.00%) Veritas