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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 499 510 512
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 79 59 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 1.55% 1.25% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 31
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£275 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £150 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £328 £296
% change year-on-year
-16.03% +10.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +61.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £20.70 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.78 £27.62 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +61.29%
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
5091 4706 4469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.74% 9.76% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2841 2517 2194
Average daily rate £340 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 635 555 555
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £32.50 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 19 September 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
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
London +20 25 £266 -14.80% 9
South East +13 25 £275 +22.22% 15
East of England -13 10 £275 - 2
South West -40 7 £275 - 4
West Midlands -19 4 £300 -13.04% 2
North West -9 3 - - 5
Yorkshire -2 1 £375 +57.89% 2
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Terminal Services
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Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 142 (85.54%) Windows
2 109 (65.66%) Microsoft
3 104 (62.65%) Active Directory
4 101 (60.84%) Citrix
5 79 (47.59%) VMware
6 70 (42.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 60 (36.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 54 (32.53%) MS Exchange
9 50 (30.12%) Windows 7
10 42 (25.30%) DNS
10 42 (25.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 40 (24.10%) MS Excel
12 38 (22.89%) SAN
13 37 (22.29%) ITIL
14 36 (21.69%) Firewall
15 35 (21.08%) DHCP
16 33 (19.88%) XenApp
17 32 (19.28%) Microsoft Certification
17 32 (19.28%) Blackberry
18 30 (18.07%) MS Office
19 29 (17.47%) TCP/IP
19 29 (17.47%) Cisco
20 28 (16.87%) SQL Server
21 27 (16.27%) Hyper-V
22 24 (14.46%) Clustering
22 24 (14.46%) SCCM
23 23 (13.86%) Exchange Server 2010
23 23 (13.86%) VPN
24 22 (13.25%) SLA
24 22 (13.25%) SQL

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (32.53%) MS Exchange
2 23 (13.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (13.25%) IIS
4 21 (12.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (9.64%) SharePoint
6 13 (7.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (6.02%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (3.61%) IBM Notes
9 6 (3.61%) Apache
10 5 (3.01%) Lync
11 4 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 2 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.60%) WorkSite
Applications
1 40 (24.10%) MS Excel
2 30 (18.07%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.42%) Office 365
2 3 (1.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (25.30%) DNS
2 38 (22.89%) SAN
3 36 (21.69%) Firewall
4 35 (21.08%) DHCP
5 29 (17.47%) TCP/IP
6 23 (13.86%) VPN
7 17 (10.24%) LAN
7 17 (10.24%) WAN
8 15 (9.04%) VoIP
9 11 (6.63%) NAS
10 9 (5.42%) SMTP
11 8 (4.82%) IP Telephony
12 6 (3.61%) Network Security
13 5 (3.01%) NetScaler
14 4 (2.41%) Wireless
15 3 (1.81%) LDAP
15 3 (1.81%) DMZ
15 3 (1.81%) Cisco Nexus
15 3 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
16 2 (1.20%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.41%) Cognos Impromptu
3 4 (2.41%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 7
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.60%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.02%) MSI
2 4 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (12.65%) Finance
2 12 (7.23%) Banking
3 6 (3.61%) Retail
4 5 (3.01%) Dutch Language
5 4 (2.41%) Law
5 4 (2.41%) French Language
6 3 (1.81%) Publishing
6 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.20%) Legal
7 2 (1.20%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (16.87%) Support Engineer
2 26 (15.66%) Analyst
3 19 (11.45%) Support Analyst
4 17 (10.24%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (8.43%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (7.83%) Service Desk Engineer
6 13 (7.83%) Desktop Support
7 11 (6.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.42%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 9 (5.42%) Desktop Analyst
8 9 (5.42%) Administrator
8 9 (5.42%) 1st Line Support
8 9 (5.42%) Windows Support Engineer
8 9 (5.42%) Escalation Engineer
9 8 (4.82%) Citrix Engineer
10 7 (4.22%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.22%) Technical Engineer
10 7 (4.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) Technical Support Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.82%) Application Packaging
2 6 (3.61%) Middleware
3 2 (1.20%) Software Packaging
3 2 (1.20%) X-Windows
3 2 (1.20%) Web Services
3 2 (1.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.28%) Blackberry
2 24 (14.46%) Clustering
3 13 (7.83%) iPhone
3 13 (7.83%) Management Information System
4 12 (7.23%) Fat Client
4 12 (7.23%) Thin Client
5 7 (4.22%) iPad
6 6 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.01%) PKI
7 5 (3.01%) PDA
8 4 (2.41%) Replication
8 4 (2.41%) CMDB
8 4 (2.41%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.41%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.81%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.81%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (1.20%) Handset
10 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.20%) NHS
11 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 142 (85.54%) Windows
2 70 (42.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (30.12%) Windows 7
4 42 (25.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (10.84%) Windows XP
5 18 (10.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (9.64%) Windows 8
7 10 (6.02%) Windows 2000
8 9 (5.42%) Windows NT
8 9 (5.42%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (3.61%) UNIX
10 5 (3.01%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.41%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.41%) Linux
12 3 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.20%) Android
14 1 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.29%) ITIL
2 14 (8.43%) Change Management
2 14 (8.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (7.23%) Migration
4 10 (6.02%) Service Delivery
5 8 (4.82%) Incident Management
6 7 (4.22%) Load Balancing
6 7 (4.22%) Waterfall
7 6 (3.61%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (3.61%) Coaching
7 6 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (3.61%) Problem Management
7 6 (3.61%) E-Commerce
8 5 (3.01%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (3.01%) Service Management
8 5 (3.01%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (2.41%) Load Testing
9 4 (2.41%) Data Protection
9 4 (2.41%) ITIL V3
9 4 (2.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.25%) SQL
2 15 (9.04%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.42%) VBScript
4 6 (3.61%) VB
4 6 (3.61%) C
5 1 (0.60%) VBA
5 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (19.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (13.25%) Degree
3 16 (9.64%) MCSE
4 12 (7.23%) Security Cleared
5 11 (6.63%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.82%) MCITP
6 8 (4.82%) MCP
7 6 (3.61%) MCTS
7 6 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.01%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.41%) CCEA
10 3 (1.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.20%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.20%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.60%) CCA
12 1 (0.60%) CCNA
12 1 (0.60%) MCSA
12 1 (0.60%) Avaya Certification
12 1 (0.60%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.25%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 104 (62.65%) Active Directory
2 60 (36.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (19.88%) XenApp
4 27 (16.27%) Hyper-V
5 21 (12.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 21 (12.65%) vSphere
6 19 (11.45%) VMware ESX
7 15 (9.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 10 (6.02%) Terminal Server
8 10 (6.02%) ISA Server
9 7 (4.22%) MetaFrame
10 6 (3.61%) XenServer
11 4 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (2.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (1.81%) Novell eDirectory
12 3 (1.81%) XenDesktop
13 2 (1.20%) DFS Replication
13 2 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (1.20%) Xen
14 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (14.46%) SCCM
2 15 (9.04%) WSUS
3 14 (8.43%) SCOM
4 11 (6.63%) BladeLogic
5 10 (6.02%) WMI
6 9 (5.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (5.42%) Backup Exec
7 8 (4.82%) ARCserve
7 8 (4.82%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (3.61%) NetBackup
9 4 (2.41%) OpenView
10 3 (1.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (1.81%) SCVMM
10 3 (1.81%) HP SIM
11 2 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (1.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.60%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 109 (65.66%) Microsoft
2 101 (60.84%) Citrix
3 79 (47.59%) VMware
4 29 (17.47%) Cisco
5 17 (10.24%) HP
6 15 (9.04%) Symantec
7 14 (8.43%) Intel
8 11 (6.63%) McAfee
9 9 (5.42%) Dell
10 8 (4.82%) NetApp
10 8 (4.82%) Oracle
11 7 (4.22%) Altiris
11 7 (4.22%) Veeam
12 6 (3.61%) Lotus
12 6 (3.61%) Apple
13 5 (3.01%) CheckPoint
13 5 (3.01%) Juniper
14 4 (2.41%) Wyse
14 4 (2.41%) CA
14 4 (2.41%) Avaya
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