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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 143 115 128
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +13
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 7 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.22% 0.25% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 1.99% 1.79% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 9
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£200 £180 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -57.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £345 £263
% change year-on-year
-38.40% +31.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £21.75 £30.15 £160.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.86% -81.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £27.80 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-31.65% +82.29%
Terminal Services
England

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
352 335 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.06% 13.80% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 122 199
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £172 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 71 68
Average hourly rate £21.75 £16.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.93% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Hertfordshire -18 2 £280 +55.55% 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £275 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Essex - - - - 1
Terminal Services
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) VMware
3 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 8 (50.00%) DHCP
5 8 (50.00%) DNS
6 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (37.50%) iPhone
7 6 (37.50%) SAN
7 6 (37.50%) Blackberry
7 6 (37.50%) HP
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 5 (31.25%) Citrix
8 5 (31.25%) Finance
9 4 (25.00%) SLA
9 4 (25.00%) Cisco
9 4 (25.00%) MS Office
9 4 (25.00%) French Language
9 4 (25.00%) IP Telephony
9 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (18.75%) vSphere
10 3 (18.75%) Thin Client
10 3 (18.75%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (12.50%) IIS
5 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
5 1 (6.25%) Apache
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) DHCP
1 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 6 (37.50%) SAN
4 4 (25.00%) IP Telephony
5 3 (18.75%) LAN
5 3 (18.75%) WAN
6 1 (6.25%) NAS
6 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (6.25%) Junos
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (6.25%) VoIP
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Cognos Impromptu
2 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MSI
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) French Language
3 3 (18.75%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Back Office
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Support
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) IT Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Server Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Flash
2 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) iPhone
1 6 (37.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (18.75%) Thin Client
2 3 (18.75%) Fat Client
3 2 (12.50%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL
1 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
1 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
1 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
2 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.25%) Workflow
2 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) ARCserve
2 1 (6.25%) HP SIM
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
2 1 (6.25%) OpenView
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) Citrix
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco
6 3 (18.75%) Intel
7 2 (12.50%) Juniper
7 2 (12.50%) Cognos
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
8 1 (6.25%) F5
8 1 (6.25%) ProCurve
8 1 (6.25%) Wyse
8 1 (6.25%) Mitel
8 1 (6.25%) CommVault
8 1 (6.25%) Veritas
8 1 (6.25%) Lotus
8 1 (6.25%) Red Hat