The first table below looks at the demand for Terminal Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 24 July 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 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 492 506 488
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 72 42 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.090% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 1.51% 0.91% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 24 47
Average daily rate
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£190 £213 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% -32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £150 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £338 £321
% change year-on-year
-43.70% +5.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +115.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £15.40 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £32.50 £12.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +115.90%
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4777 4627 4447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.67% 9.96% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2653 2367 2159
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 588 597 618
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +4.41%
Terminal Services
UK

Terminal Services
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Terminal Services Jobs Demand Trend in England

Terminal Services
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Terminal Services Daily Rate Trend in England

Terminal Services
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Terminal Services across the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Terminal Services Daily Rate Histogram in England

Terminal Services
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Terminal Services Hourly Rate Trend in England

Terminal Services
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London +27 32 £225 +38.46% 8
South East +2 24 £160 -27.27% 6
East of England -21 6 £200 +11.11% 6
North West -7 4 £175 -51.72%
West Midlands -11 3 £300 +50.00% 2
South West -26 2 £150 +36.36%
East Midlands +3 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 5
Terminal Services
UK

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 118 (80.82%) Windows
2 90 (61.64%) Microsoft
3 84 (57.53%) Active Directory
4 77 (52.74%) Citrix
5 70 (47.95%) VMware
6 55 (37.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 55 (37.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (36.99%) MS Exchange
8 51 (34.93%) Windows 7
9 31 (21.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (21.23%) Firewall
10 30 (20.55%) Hyper-V
11 29 (19.86%) Blackberry
12 27 (18.49%) MS Excel
13 26 (17.81%) DNS
13 26 (17.81%) SAN
14 25 (17.12%) SharePoint
14 25 (17.12%) XenApp
15 24 (16.44%) MS Office
16 23 (15.75%) Exchange Server 2010
17 22 (15.07%) SQL Server
17 22 (15.07%) Microsoft App-V
18 21 (14.38%) Exchange Server 2003
18 21 (14.38%) TCP/IP
18 21 (14.38%) VPN
18 21 (14.38%) DHCP
19 19 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
19 19 (13.01%) ITIL
20 18 (12.33%) Windows XP
20 18 (12.33%) Cisco

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 54 (36.99%) MS Exchange
2 25 (17.12%) SharePoint
3 23 (15.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (14.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (8.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (6.85%) IIS
8 4 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.05%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.37%) Lync
11 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.68%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (18.49%) MS Excel
2 24 (16.44%) MS Office
3 2 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.22%) Office 365
2 3 (2.05%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (21.23%) Firewall
2 26 (17.81%) DNS
2 26 (17.81%) SAN
3 21 (14.38%) TCP/IP
3 21 (14.38%) VPN
3 21 (14.38%) DHCP
4 17 (11.64%) WAN
4 17 (11.64%) LAN
5 9 (6.16%) IP Telephony
6 8 (5.48%) SMTP
7 7 (4.79%) VoIP
8 4 (2.74%) NAS
9 3 (2.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (2.05%) DMZ
10 2 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.37%) Network Security
10 2 (1.37%) SSH
10 2 (1.37%) Wireless
11 1 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.68%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.48%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (5.48%) Cognos Impromptu
3 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.68%) IDOL
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (2.74%) MSI
2 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (10.96%) Finance
2 9 (6.16%) Dutch Language
3 7 (4.79%) Banking
3 7 (4.79%) Retail
4 4 (2.74%) French Language
5 3 (2.05%) Law
5 3 (2.05%) Publishing
6 2 (1.37%) Legal
6 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (19.86%) Analyst
2 24 (16.44%) Support Engineer
3 21 (14.38%) Support Analyst
4 14 (9.59%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (9.59%) Desktop Support
5 10 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (6.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 10 (6.85%) Technical Engineer
5 10 (6.85%) Desktop Analyst
5 10 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (6.85%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (6.16%) Windows Support Engineer
6 9 (6.16%) Escalation Engineer
7 7 (4.79%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (4.79%) Administrator
7 7 (4.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (4.11%) IT Support
8 6 (4.11%) Architect
8 6 (4.11%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.11%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.05%) Flash
3 2 (1.37%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.68%) Middleware
4 1 (0.68%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.86%) Blackberry
2 17 (11.64%) Clustering
3 16 (10.96%) iPhone
4 14 (9.59%) Thin Client
4 14 (9.59%) Fat Client
5 7 (4.79%) iPad
6 5 (3.42%) PKI
7 4 (2.74%) Replication
7 4 (2.74%) NHS
8 2 (1.37%) PDA
8 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.68%) Handset
9 1 (0.68%) FMCG
9 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 118 (80.82%) Windows
2 55 (37.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (34.93%) Windows 7
4 31 (21.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (12.33%) Windows XP
6 14 (9.59%) Windows 8
7 10 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (6.16%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (2.74%) Linux
10 3 (2.05%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.37%) Android
12 1 (0.68%) UNIX
12 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.68%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.01%) ITIL
2 14 (9.59%) Service Delivery
3 8 (5.48%) PRINCE2
4 7 (4.79%) Waterfall
5 6 (4.11%) Migration
6 5 (3.42%) Service Management
6 5 (3.42%) Load Balancing
7 4 (2.74%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (2.74%) Incident Management
7 4 (2.74%) Change Control
8 3 (2.05%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (2.05%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (2.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.05%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.37%) Data Protection
9 2 (1.37%) Workflow
9 2 (1.37%) Validation
9 2 (1.37%) Business Continuity
9 2 (1.37%) Project Planning
9 2 (1.37%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.59%) SQL
2 11 (7.53%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.74%) Java
3 4 (2.74%) VBScript
4 2 (1.37%) C
5 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.68%) VB
5 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (8.90%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.53%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.53%) Degree
4 9 (6.16%) MCP
5 8 (5.48%) MCITP
6 7 (4.79%) MCSE
6 7 (4.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.74%) MCTS
8 2 (1.37%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.37%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.37%) MCSA
9 1 (0.68%) CCAA
9 1 (0.68%) CCIA
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.68%) Avaya Certification
9 1 (0.68%) CCNA
9 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.42%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 84 (57.53%) Active Directory
2 55 (37.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (20.55%) Hyper-V
4 25 (17.12%) XenApp
5 22 (15.07%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (7.53%) XenServer
7 8 (5.48%) vSphere
8 7 (4.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (4.11%) Terminal Server
10 5 (3.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (2.74%) VMware ESX
12 2 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (1.37%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.68%) vCloud
13 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.68%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (10.96%) SCCM
2 11 (7.53%) ARCserve
3 10 (6.85%) WMI
4 9 (6.16%) WSUS
5 8 (5.48%) Backup Exec
6 7 (4.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (4.79%) SCOM
7 4 (2.74%) NetBackup
8 3 (2.05%) SCVMM
8 3 (2.05%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.68%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.68%) OpenView
10 1 (0.68%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.68%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 90 (61.64%) Microsoft
2 77 (52.74%) Citrix
3 70 (47.95%) VMware
4 18 (12.33%) Cisco
5 14 (9.59%) Symantec
6 13 (8.90%) McAfee
7 10 (6.85%) Altiris
7 10 (6.85%) HP
8 9 (6.16%) Intel
8 9 (6.16%) Apple
9 8 (5.48%) Cognos
9 8 (5.48%) NetApp
10 6 (4.11%) Veeam
11 5 (3.42%) Juniper
12 4 (2.74%) Oracle
13 3 (2.05%) Lotus
13 3 (2.05%) Dell
13 3 (2.05%) AppSense
14 2 (1.37%) Brocade
14 2 (1.37%) Veritas
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