The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 East of England 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 142 109 125
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +16
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 7 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.22% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 1.98% 2.49% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Average daily rate £140 £308 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.47% +36.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £308 £340
% change year-on-year
-43.08% -9.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £15.00 £12.61
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +19.00%
System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
354 321 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.99% 13.92% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 137 126
Average daily rate £300 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 59 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.00 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £25.00 £36.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Terminal Services
England

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
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 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
Essex - 4 £140 -
Hertfordshire -7 3 - -
Norfolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Terminal Services
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Blackberry
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) iPhone
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
5 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) French Language
5 4 (36.36%) IP Telephony
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (27.27%) Retail
6 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) SLA
6 3 (27.27%) Flash
6 3 (27.27%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) MS Office
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 2 (18.18%) McAfee

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) IP Telephony
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) X.400
3 1 (9.09%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) French Language
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) IT Support
1 4 (36.36%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Blackberry
1 7 (63.64%) iPhone
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 1 (9.09%) Android
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (18.18%) HP NNM
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) McAfee
5 1 (9.09%) Apple