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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 549 499 517
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +18
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 48 72 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.15% 0.090%
As % of the System Software category 0.91% 1.50% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 24
Average daily rate
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£363 £190 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.78% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £108 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £360 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £190 £338
% change year-on-year
+84.21% -43.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Average hourly rate £100.00 £20.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.48 £11.45 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.00 £20.70 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £100.00 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+400.00% -15.78%
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
5269 4809 4658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.20% 9.74% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3084 2666 2385
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 542 594 605
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.12 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -13.88%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +10 18 £425 +112.50% 2
South East -30 10 £300 +87.50% 3
London -23 8 £363 +61.11% 9
Yorkshire - 5 £231 - 2
North West -20 4 £203 +15.71% 2
South West +1 2 - - 3
West Midlands -3 1 £200 -33.33% 1
Terminal Services
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Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 124 (93.23%) Windows
2 107 (80.45%) Active Directory
3 90 (67.67%) Citrix
4 82 (61.65%) Microsoft
5 67 (50.38%) VMware
6 58 (43.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 53 (39.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 44 (33.08%) MS Exchange
8 44 (33.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 42 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 36 (27.07%) DNS
11 34 (25.56%) Hyper-V
12 32 (24.06%) SQL Server
13 31 (23.31%) Firewall
13 31 (23.31%) Windows 7
14 28 (21.05%) PowerShell
14 28 (21.05%) Cisco
14 28 (21.05%) WAN
15 27 (20.30%) DHCP
15 27 (20.30%) SAN
16 26 (19.55%) MS Excel
16 26 (19.55%) SCCM
17 24 (18.05%) MS Office
17 24 (18.05%) XenApp
17 24 (18.05%) Data Centre
18 22 (16.54%) Exchange Server 2010
19 21 (15.79%) LAN
19 21 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
19 21 (15.79%) Symantec
20 20 (15.04%) ITIL

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 44 (33.08%) MS Exchange
2 22 (16.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 19 (14.29%) IIS
4 16 (12.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.50%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.75%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (19.55%) MS Excel
2 24 (18.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.02%) Office 365
2 4 (3.01%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (27.07%) DNS
2 31 (23.31%) Firewall
3 28 (21.05%) WAN
4 27 (20.30%) DHCP
4 27 (20.30%) SAN
5 21 (15.79%) LAN
6 18 (13.53%) NAS
7 15 (11.28%) iSCSI
8 13 (9.77%) TCP/IP
9 12 (9.02%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (9.02%) Internet
9 12 (9.02%) MPLS
10 11 (8.27%) DMZ
11 10 (7.52%) Wireless
12 9 (6.77%) VLAN
12 9 (6.77%) LDAP
12 9 (6.77%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (6.02%) VoIP
13 8 (6.02%) VPLS
13 8 (6.02%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.02%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.01%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.75%) MySQL
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.75%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (4.51%) MSI
2 2 (1.50%) Subversion
General
1 13 (9.77%) Finance
2 7 (5.26%) Financial Institution
2 7 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.50%) Publishing
3 2 (1.50%) Banking
3 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.75%) Retail
4 1 (0.75%) Marketing
4 1 (0.75%) Electronics
4 1 (0.75%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (18.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (12.03%) Administrator
3 13 (9.77%) Support Engineer
4 12 (9.02%) Analyst
5 11 (8.27%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (7.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (6.77%) Architect
7 9 (6.77%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.26%) Support Technician
8 7 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 7 (5.26%) Desktop Administrator
9 6 (4.51%) Desktop Support
9 6 (4.51%) Wintel Support
9 6 (4.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.01%) IT Support
10 4 (3.01%) Citrix Administrator
10 4 (3.01%) Team Leader
10 4 (3.01%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.52%) .NET
2 5 (3.76%) Application Packaging
2 5 (3.76%) XML
3 4 (3.01%) ODBC
4 3 (2.26%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.50%) HTML
5 2 (1.50%) SAML
5 2 (1.50%) JSON
5 2 (1.50%) WCF
6 1 (0.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.05%) Data Centre
2 19 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 19 (14.29%) Fat Client
3 13 (9.77%) Clustering
4 12 (9.02%) Replication
5 10 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (7.52%) EMC VNX
6 8 (6.02%) Celerra
6 8 (6.02%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.76%) PKI
8 4 (3.01%) Blackberry
9 3 (2.26%) Freedom of Information Act
9 3 (2.26%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.26%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (1.50%) iPhone
11 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.75%) Life Science
11 1 (0.75%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 124 (93.23%) Windows
2 58 (43.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (39.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (23.31%) Windows 7
6 13 (9.77%) Windows 8
7 12 (9.02%) Linux
8 11 (8.27%) Solaris
8 11 (8.27%) UNIX
9 9 (6.77%) Windows XP
10 7 (5.26%) Android
11 6 (4.51%) CentOS
11 6 (4.51%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.26%) Windows 2000
12 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.50%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.04%) ITIL
2 19 (14.29%) Migration
3 15 (11.28%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (9.77%) Configuration Management
5 11 (8.27%) Business Continuity
6 9 (6.77%) Change Control
7 8 (6.02%) Patch Management
7 8 (6.02%) Project Management
8 7 (5.26%) Change Management
8 7 (5.26%) Asset Management
8 7 (5.26%) Server Building
9 6 (4.51%) Capacity Management
9 6 (4.51%) Service Management
10 5 (3.76%) Build Automation
11 4 (3.01%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (3.01%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (3.01%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (3.01%) CRM
11 4 (3.01%) Workflow
11 4 (3.01%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 17 (12.78%) SQL
3 9 (6.77%) VBScript
4 8 (6.02%) Python
5 6 (4.51%) C#
5 6 (4.51%) Bash Shell
5 6 (4.51%) Perl
6 5 (3.76%) Java
6 5 (3.76%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.76%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.26%) VB
8 2 (1.50%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.77%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (6.77%) MCSE
3 8 (6.02%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (6.02%) MCITP
4 7 (5.26%) MCP
5 6 (4.51%) Degree
6 5 (3.76%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.01%) CCNA
7 4 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.26%) MCSA
8 3 (2.26%) RHCE
9 2 (1.50%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.50%) MCTS
9 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.75%) CCEE
10 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) SLA
2 2 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 107 (80.45%) Active Directory
2 44 (33.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (25.56%) Hyper-V
4 24 (18.05%) XenApp
5 13 (9.77%) VMware ESX
6 9 (6.77%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (6.02%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 7 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (4.51%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (4.51%) vSphere
10 3 (2.26%) vCloud
11 2 (1.50%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.50%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.75%) Samba
12 1 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.75%) iptables
12 1 (0.75%) XenServer
12 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 26 (19.55%) SCCM
2 19 (14.29%) SCOM
3 16 (12.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 11 (8.27%) Puppet
5 6 (4.51%) ZABBIX
5 6 (4.51%) SCOrch
5 6 (4.51%) EdgeSight
6 5 (3.76%) Backup Exec
7 4 (3.01%) WSUS
7 4 (3.01%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (2.26%) Tivoli
8 3 (2.26%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (1.50%) ARCserve
9 2 (1.50%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (1.50%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.75%) Nagios
10 1 (0.75%) MOM
10 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 90 (67.67%) Citrix
2 82 (61.65%) Microsoft
3 67 (50.38%) VMware
4 28 (21.05%) Cisco
5 21 (15.79%) Symantec
6 14 (10.53%) EMC
7 13 (9.77%) SolarWinds
8 10 (7.52%) Dell
8 10 (7.52%) CheckPoint
9 8 (6.02%) Nortel
9 8 (6.02%) Oracle
10 6 (4.51%) HP
10 6 (4.51%) NetApp
11 5 (3.76%) ServiceNow
11 5 (3.76%) AppSense
11 5 (3.76%) Altiris
12 4 (3.01%) Veeam
12 4 (3.01%) Avaya
13 3 (2.26%) Juniper
13 3 (2.26%) 3PAR
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