The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 543 513 519
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +6
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 52 72 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.098% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.99% 1.43% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 34
Average daily rate
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£325 £263 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £102 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £27.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -34.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.86 £12.33 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £83.50 £22.33 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £58.75 £18.00 £27.65
% change year-on-year
+226.38% -34.90%
Terminal Services
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5237 5018 4809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.88% 9.81% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3034 2828 2527
Average daily rate £365 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 614 570
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 3 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Terminal Services across the England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Terminal Services Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 September 2015. 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
East of England +16 19 £425 +54.54% 6
South East -19 13 £238 +39.70% 5
London -23 12 £285 +8.57% 4
Yorkshire - 3 £233 - 1
South West -13 2 £175 -36.36% 2
North West -33 2 £203 +15.71% 2
East Midlands - 1 £300 - 2
Terminal Services
UK

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 108 (95.58%) Windows
2 94 (83.19%) Active Directory
3 79 (69.91%) Microsoft
3 79 (69.91%) Citrix
4 52 (46.02%) VMware
5 50 (44.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (41.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (38.05%) MS Exchange
8 41 (36.28%) DNS
8 41 (36.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (32.74%) Hyper-V
10 34 (30.09%) Windows 7
10 34 (30.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 34 (30.09%) DHCP
11 32 (28.32%) PowerShell
12 31 (27.43%) SCCM
13 26 (23.01%) MS Excel
13 26 (23.01%) SQL Server
14 23 (20.35%) Symantec
15 22 (19.47%) WAN
15 22 (19.47%) Cisco
15 22 (19.47%) SCOM
16 21 (18.58%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (18.58%) MS Office
17 20 (17.70%) LAN
17 20 (17.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 20 (17.70%) Data Centre
18 19 (16.81%) Windows 8
19 18 (15.93%) SQL
20 17 (15.04%) ITIL

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 43 (38.05%) MS Exchange
2 17 (15.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (14.16%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (6.19%) IIS
6 3 (2.65%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.77%) Lync
7 2 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.88%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.88%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (23.01%) MS Excel
2 21 (18.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.85%) Office 365
2 4 (3.54%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (36.28%) DNS
2 34 (30.09%) DHCP
3 22 (19.47%) WAN
4 20 (17.70%) LAN
5 16 (14.16%) SAN
5 16 (14.16%) Firewall
6 9 (7.96%) VLAN
7 8 (7.08%) NAS
7 8 (7.08%) TCP/IP
7 8 (7.08%) LDAP
8 7 (6.19%) Internet
9 6 (5.31%) PCoIP
9 6 (5.31%) iSCSI
10 5 (4.42%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (4.42%) VoIP
11 4 (3.54%) MPLS
12 3 (2.65%) TACACS
12 3 (2.65%) Wireless
12 3 (2.65%) SSH
12 3 (2.65%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.01%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.42%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.54%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.88%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Subversion
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.88%) MSI
General
1 12 (10.62%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Publishing
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
5 1 (0.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (26.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (11.50%) Administrator
3 11 (9.73%) Support Engineer
4 10 (8.85%) Analyst
5 7 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.31%) Desktop Support
6 6 (5.31%) Consultant
6 6 (5.31%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (5.31%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (5.31%) Desktop Administrator
7 5 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) Rollout Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) Network Engineer
9 3 (2.65%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (2.65%) Technical Support
9 3 (2.65%) Support Technician
9 3 (2.65%) Applications Support
9 3 (2.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.19%) .NET
2 5 (4.42%) XML
3 4 (3.54%) ODBC
4 2 (1.77%) SAML
4 2 (1.77%) JSON
4 2 (1.77%) WCF
4 2 (1.77%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.77%) HTML
5 1 (0.88%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.88%) WAP
5 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.70%) Data Centre
2 16 (14.16%) Fat Client
2 16 (14.16%) Thin Client
3 9 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.19%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.42%) PKI
6 4 (3.54%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.65%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (2.65%) Replication
7 3 (2.65%) Clustering
7 3 (2.65%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.77%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.88%) CMDB
9 1 (0.88%) DTV
9 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.88%) iPhone
9 1 (0.88%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.88%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 108 (95.58%) Windows
2 50 (44.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (41.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (36.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (30.09%) Windows 7
6 19 (16.81%) Windows 8
7 9 (7.96%) Linux
8 7 (6.19%) Windows XP
9 6 (5.31%) Ubuntu
9 6 (5.31%) Android
9 6 (5.31%) CentOS
10 3 (2.65%) UNIX
10 3 (2.65%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.65%) Solaris
11 2 (1.77%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.04%) ITIL
2 11 (9.73%) Migration
3 9 (7.96%) CRM
4 7 (6.19%) Change Management
4 7 (6.19%) Server Building
5 6 (5.31%) Service Management
5 6 (5.31%) Asset Management
6 5 (4.42%) Project Management
6 5 (4.42%) Capacity Management
6 5 (4.42%) Build Automation
7 4 (3.54%) Patch Management
7 4 (3.54%) Workflow
7 4 (3.54%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.54%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.54%) Load Balancing
7 4 (3.54%) Data Protection
7 4 (3.54%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (2.65%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.65%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.65%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 32 (28.32%) PowerShell
2 18 (15.93%) SQL
3 7 (6.19%) T-SQL
3 7 (6.19%) Python
4 6 (5.31%) C#
4 6 (5.31%) VBScript
5 5 (4.42%) Java
5 5 (4.42%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.42%) Perl
6 3 (2.65%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.65%) VB
7 2 (1.77%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (18.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.96%) MCSE
3 7 (6.19%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (6.19%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (6.19%) MCITP
4 6 (5.31%) MCP
5 5 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.42%) Degree
6 4 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.54%) CCNA
7 3 (2.65%) RHCE
7 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.77%) MCTS
8 2 (1.77%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.77%) MCSA
9 1 (0.88%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.88%) MCSM
9 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 94 (83.19%) Active Directory
2 37 (32.74%) Hyper-V
3 34 (30.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (11.50%) XenApp
5 8 (7.08%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (5.31%) vSphere
6 6 (5.31%) VMware ESX
6 6 (5.31%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.77%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.77%) vCloud
8 1 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 31 (27.43%) SCCM
2 22 (19.47%) SCOM
3 20 (17.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 10 (8.85%) WSUS
4 10 (8.85%) Puppet
5 6 (5.31%) SCOrch
5 6 (5.31%) ZABBIX
6 5 (4.42%) AppDNA
7 4 (3.54%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (2.65%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.77%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.77%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.88%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.88%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 79 (69.91%) Microsoft
1 79 (69.91%) Citrix
2 52 (46.02%) VMware
3 23 (20.35%) Symantec
4 22 (19.47%) Cisco
5 10 (8.85%) Dell
6 6 (5.31%) EMC
6 6 (5.31%) CA
6 6 (5.31%) SolarWinds
7 5 (4.42%) ServiceNow
7 5 (4.42%) HP
7 5 (4.42%) Oracle
8 3 (2.65%) NetApp
8 3 (2.65%) Lotus
8 3 (2.65%) 3PAR
8 3 (2.65%) Veeam
9 2 (1.77%) Remedy
9 2 (1.77%) McAfee
9 2 (1.77%) Websense
9 2 (1.77%) Juniper