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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 487 510 431
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -79
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 69 39 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.084% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.49% 0.89% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 42
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£375 £213 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £121 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £303 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £175 £311
% change year-on-year
+106.42% -43.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.25 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -2.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.90 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.25 £57.20 £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £15.63 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+61.60% +7.75%
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
4639 4359 3980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.72% 9.43% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2601 2187 1909
Average daily rate £385 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.51% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 522 683
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.04 £35.02 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.13 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.87% -5.14%

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 March 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 March 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 March 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
South East -2 25 £369 +192.07% 9
London +14 13 £400 +100.00% 5
North West -6 12 £488 - 10
Yorkshire -15 7 £288 +27.77% 3
East Midlands -3 4 - - 3
South West -12 4 £450 - 6
East of England +8 3 £200 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 3
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Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 149 (85.14%) Windows
2 135 (77.14%) Active Directory
3 130 (74.29%) Citrix
4 111 (63.43%) Microsoft
5 94 (53.71%) VMware
6 78 (44.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 69 (39.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 63 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 52 (29.71%) SQL Server
10 49 (28.00%) MS Exchange
11 46 (26.29%) IIS
12 45 (25.71%) DNS
12 45 (25.71%) Firewall
13 44 (25.14%) SAN
13 44 (25.14%) XenApp
14 37 (21.14%) VMware ESX
15 35 (20.00%) Clustering
15 35 (20.00%) DHCP
16 33 (18.86%) MS Office
17 32 (18.29%) NAS
17 32 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2010
18 30 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
18 30 (17.14%) Hyper-V
18 30 (17.14%) ITIL
18 30 (17.14%) MS Excel
19 29 (16.57%) SQL
20 28 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
20 28 (16.00%) Windows 7
21 26 (14.86%) Migration
21 26 (14.86%) WAN

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 49 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 46 (26.29%) IIS
3 32 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (9.14%) Apache
6 14 (8.00%) SharePoint
7 12 (6.86%) IBM Notes
8 8 (4.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (2.29%) Lync
12 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.57%) Site Server
13 1 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.57%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 33 (18.86%) MS Office
2 30 (17.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) SaaS
1 2 (1.14%) PaaS
1 2 (1.14%) Office 365
1 2 (1.14%) IaaS
1 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (25.71%) DNS
1 45 (25.71%) Firewall
2 44 (25.14%) SAN
3 35 (20.00%) DHCP
4 32 (18.29%) NAS
5 26 (14.86%) WAN
6 22 (12.57%) TCP/IP
7 20 (11.43%) VoIP
8 17 (9.71%) VPN
9 16 (9.14%) Internet
9 16 (9.14%) iSCSI
9 16 (9.14%) Fibre Channel
10 13 (7.43%) MPLS
10 13 (7.43%) LAN
11 12 (6.86%) VPLS
12 11 (6.29%) OSPF
12 11 (6.29%) BGP
12 11 (6.29%) EIGRP
12 11 (6.29%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (5.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (29.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.57%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.29%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.71%) MySQL
6 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 7
6 3 (1.71%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.14%) Redis
8 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (7.43%) MSI
2 1 (0.57%) Subversion
2 1 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 18 (10.29%) Finance
2 9 (5.14%) Banking
3 6 (3.43%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.14%) Law
4 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.57%) Electronics
5 1 (0.57%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Marketing
5 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.57%) Advertising
5 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (12.00%) Support Engineer
1 21 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 19 (10.86%) Analyst
3 17 (9.71%) Architect
4 15 (8.57%) Administrator
4 15 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (6.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (6.29%) Citrix Engineer
5 11 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (5.71%) Windows Administrator
6 10 (5.71%) Technical Architect
7 9 (5.14%) Support Analyst
7 9 (5.14%) Wintel Support
8 8 (4.57%) Server Engineer
8 8 (4.57%) IT Support
8 8 (4.57%) Support Technician
9 7 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.86%) IT Support Analyst
10 5 (2.86%) Help Desk Support
10 5 (2.86%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.86%) Middleware
2 8 (4.57%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.71%) X-Windows
3 3 (1.71%) .NET
4 2 (1.14%) CSS
4 2 (1.14%) HTML
4 2 (1.14%) Ajax
4 2 (1.14%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (1.14%) JSON
4 2 (1.14%) Django
4 2 (1.14%) HTML5
4 2 (1.14%) REST
4 2 (1.14%) CSS3
4 2 (1.14%) Play Framework
5 1 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.00%) Clustering
2 18 (10.29%) Blackberry
3 17 (9.71%) Replication
4 15 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 15 (8.57%) Celerra
5 8 (4.57%) Fat Client
5 8 (4.57%) Thin Client
6 7 (4.00%) CMDB
7 4 (2.29%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.29%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.29%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.71%) Life Science
8 3 (1.71%) iPhone
9 2 (1.14%) NHS
9 2 (1.14%) Open Source
9 2 (1.14%) iPad
9 2 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.14%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.57%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 149 (85.14%) Windows
2 78 (44.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (16.00%) Windows 7
6 22 (12.57%) UNIX
7 21 (12.00%) Linux
8 15 (8.57%) Solaris
9 12 (6.86%) Windows 2000 Server
10 11 (6.29%) Windows 2000
10 11 (6.29%) Windows XP
11 8 (4.57%) Windows NT
12 7 (4.00%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.29%) CentOS
14 3 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (1.71%) Windows Vista
15 2 (1.14%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.57%) Android
16 1 (0.57%) Fedora
16 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.14%) ITIL
2 28 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (14.86%) Migration
4 20 (11.43%) Change Control
5 18 (10.29%) Configuration Management
6 14 (8.00%) Change Management
7 12 (6.86%) Incident Management
8 11 (6.29%) Business Continuity
9 9 (5.14%) Service Delivery
9 9 (5.14%) E-Commerce
9 9 (5.14%) Knowledge Management
10 8 (4.57%) ITIL V3
10 8 (4.57%) Problem Management
11 6 (3.43%) Project Management
11 6 (3.43%) CRM
12 4 (2.29%) Load Balancing
12 4 (2.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (2.29%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (1.71%) ITIL V2
13 3 (1.71%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.57%) SQL
2 21 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 11 (6.29%) VBScript
4 5 (2.86%) C
5 4 (2.29%) VB
6 3 (1.71%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.71%) Ruby
6 3 (1.71%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.71%) Perl
7 2 (1.14%) Python
8 1 (0.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (13.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (8.57%) MCSE
3 14 (8.00%) VCP4
4 12 (6.86%) Security Cleared
5 9 (5.14%) Degree
5 9 (5.14%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.43%) MCP
6 6 (3.43%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (3.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.29%) CCA
7 4 (2.29%) MCSA
8 3 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.71%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.71%) CCEE
9 2 (1.14%) VCP5
9 2 (1.14%) MCTS
9 2 (1.14%) MCITP
9 2 (1.14%) RHCA
9 2 (1.14%) VCAP
9 2 (1.14%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.43%) SLA
2 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 135 (77.14%) Active Directory
2 69 (39.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (25.14%) XenApp
4 37 (21.14%) VMware ESX
5 30 (17.14%) Hyper-V
6 19 (10.86%) Microsoft App-V
7 15 (8.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 14 (8.00%) vSphere
9 9 (5.14%) XenServer
9 9 (5.14%) XenDesktop
10 8 (4.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (4.00%) ISA Server
12 5 (2.86%) MetaFrame
12 5 (2.86%) vCloud
13 4 (2.29%) DFS Replication
13 4 (2.29%) Terminal Server
13 4 (2.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (1.71%) Samba
15 2 (1.14%) UAG
15 2 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (8.57%) SCCM
2 13 (7.43%) SCOM
3 10 (5.71%) OpenView
3 10 (5.71%) NetBackup
3 10 (5.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 9 (5.14%) Backup Exec
4 9 (5.14%) WSUS
5 8 (4.57%) BladeLogic
5 8 (4.57%) EdgeSight
6 6 (3.43%) Tivoli
6 6 (3.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (3.43%) HP SIM
7 5 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (2.29%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (2.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (2.29%) ARCserve
9 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.57%) Puppet
10 1 (0.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 130 (74.29%) Citrix
2 111 (63.43%) Microsoft
3 94 (53.71%) VMware
4 26 (14.86%) Cisco
5 25 (14.29%) Symantec
6 23 (13.14%) HP
7 20 (11.43%) Oracle
8 19 (10.86%) EMC
9 16 (9.14%) CheckPoint
10 13 (7.43%) Lotus
11 10 (5.71%) Intel
11 10 (5.71%) Dell
12 8 (4.57%) Nortel
12 8 (4.57%) McAfee
12 8 (4.57%) SolarWinds
13 6 (3.43%) Altiris
14 5 (2.86%) Avaya
14 5 (2.86%) NetApp
14 5 (2.86%) AppSense
14 5 (2.86%) Veritas
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