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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 132 115 125
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 5 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.25% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 1.29% 1.78% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 9
Average daily rate
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£200 £180 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -57.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £180 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £180 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £310 £318
% change year-on-year
-43.54% -2.36%
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 £20.00 £27.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +129.16%
System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
387 337 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.65% 14.17% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 112 180
Average daily rate £273 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.15% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £155 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 76 77
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
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
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 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 1 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 -4 1 £450 +150.00%
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 2
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 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
5 7 (50.00%) iPhone
5 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (50.00%) Blackberry
6 6 (42.86%) DHCP
6 6 (42.86%) HP
6 6 (42.86%) DNS
6 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 5 (35.71%) Citrix
7 5 (35.71%) Finance
8 4 (28.57%) SLA
8 4 (28.57%) SAN
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (28.57%) Retail
8 4 (28.57%) IP Telephony
8 4 (28.57%) French Language
9 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (21.43%) Intel
9 3 (21.43%) WAN
9 3 (21.43%) Java
9 3 (21.43%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
4 1 (7.14%) Apache
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (42.86%) DHCP
2 6 (42.86%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) SAN
3 4 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) NAS
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (7.14%) Junos
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Cognos Impromptu
2 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 4 (28.57%) French Language
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Support
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Server Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Server Support
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Flash
2 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
2 1 (7.14%) Software Packaging
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) iPhone
1 7 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) ARCserve
2 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (7.14%) HP SIM
2 1 (7.14%) OpenView
2 1 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) HP
4 5 (35.71%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) Intel
6 2 (14.29%) Juniper
6 2 (14.29%) Cognos
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco
7 1 (7.14%) F5
7 1 (7.14%) ProCurve
7 1 (7.14%) Veritas
7 1 (7.14%) Lotus
7 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 1 (7.14%) Mitel