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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 490 499 442
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -57
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 67 40 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.090% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 1.50% 0.93% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 38
Average daily rate
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£344 £225 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £199 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £340 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £12.90 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £83.45 £28.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -10.44%
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
4472 4303 3992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.81% 9.65% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2455 2247 1867
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £167 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 510 729
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% -11.42%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 22 £160 +42.22% 4
London +26 16 £403 -19.50% 11
Yorkshire -16 10 £294 +30.55% 2
North West +6 7 £373 - 6
South West -17 6 £435 +46.21% 5
East of England +3 5 - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 4
East Midlands - - - - 1
Terminal Services
UK

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 150 (88.24%) Windows
2 129 (75.88%) Active Directory
3 127 (74.71%) Citrix
4 119 (70.00%) Microsoft
5 88 (51.76%) VMware
6 83 (48.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 68 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 64 (37.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 59 (34.71%) DNS
10 55 (32.35%) MS Exchange
11 48 (28.24%) SAN
12 46 (27.06%) DHCP
12 46 (27.06%) SQL Server
13 42 (24.71%) Firewall
14 41 (24.12%) IIS
14 41 (24.12%) ITIL
15 38 (22.35%) VMware ESX
15 38 (22.35%) XenApp
16 37 (21.76%) MS Excel
17 34 (20.00%) MS Office
18 33 (19.41%) SQL
18 33 (19.41%) Microsoft Certification
18 33 (19.41%) Windows Server 2012
19 32 (18.82%) Windows 7
20 30 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
20 30 (17.65%) SLA
20 30 (17.65%) TCP/IP
21 29 (17.06%) Clustering
22 28 (16.47%) Cisco
22 28 (16.47%) HP

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 55 (32.35%) MS Exchange
2 41 (24.12%) IIS
3 30 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (11.18%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (10.00%) Apache
6 13 (7.65%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (7.65%) IBM Notes
7 11 (6.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (6.47%) SharePoint
8 7 (4.12%) Lync
9 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.59%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.59%) Site Server
12 1 (0.59%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 37 (21.76%) MS Excel
2 34 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.18%) SaaS
1 2 (1.18%) PaaS
1 2 (1.18%) IaaS
1 2 (1.18%) Office 365
2 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (34.71%) DNS
2 48 (28.24%) SAN
3 46 (27.06%) DHCP
4 42 (24.71%) Firewall
5 30 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 26 (15.29%) NAS
7 22 (12.94%) VPN
8 18 (10.59%) VoIP
9 17 (10.00%) WAN
10 12 (7.06%) LAN
11 9 (5.29%) iSCSI
12 8 (4.71%) Internet
12 8 (4.71%) LDAP
12 8 (4.71%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (4.12%) NetScaler
14 6 (3.53%) Network Security
15 5 (2.94%) MPLS
16 4 (2.35%) Broadband
16 4 (2.35%) SNMP
16 4 (2.35%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (27.06%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.35%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 7
5 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.76%) MySQL
6 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.18%) Redis
7 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (7.06%) MSI
2 1 (0.59%) Subversion
2 1 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 16 (9.41%) Finance
2 11 (6.47%) Banking
3 2 (1.18%) Law
3 2 (1.18%) Advertising
3 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.59%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (11.76%) Support Engineer
2 19 (11.18%) Analyst
3 17 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 17 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (8.82%) Administrator
5 14 (8.24%) Citrix Engineer
6 12 (7.06%) Windows Administrator
7 10 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (5.29%) Service Desk Engineer
8 9 (5.29%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (5.29%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.71%) Architect
9 8 (4.71%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.12%) Server Engineer
11 6 (3.53%) Wintel Support
11 6 (3.53%) IT Support
12 5 (2.94%) Wintel Engineer
12 5 (2.94%) Citrix Analyst
12 5 (2.94%) Help Desk Support
12 5 (2.94%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.65%) Middleware
2 4 (2.35%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.76%) X-Windows
3 3 (1.76%) Web Services
4 2 (1.18%) HTML
4 2 (1.18%) CSS
4 2 (1.18%) JSON
4 2 (1.18%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (1.18%) Ajax
4 2 (1.18%) Django
4 2 (1.18%) HTML5
4 2 (1.18%) CSS3
4 2 (1.18%) Play Framework
4 2 (1.18%) REST
5 1 (0.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.06%) Clustering
2 25 (14.71%) Blackberry
3 20 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.29%) Fat Client
4 9 (5.29%) Replication
4 9 (5.29%) Thin Client
5 7 (4.12%) CMDB
5 7 (4.12%) Celerra
6 6 (3.53%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.94%) iPad
7 5 (2.94%) iPhone
7 5 (2.94%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.35%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.76%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (1.76%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.76%) PDA
10 2 (1.18%) NHS
10 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.18%) Life Science
10 2 (1.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 150 (88.24%) Windows
2 83 (48.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (37.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (19.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (18.82%) Windows 7
6 20 (11.76%) Linux
7 18 (10.59%) UNIX
8 15 (8.82%) Windows 2000 Server
9 14 (8.24%) Windows 2000
9 14 (8.24%) Windows XP
10 12 (7.06%) Windows NT
11 8 (4.71%) Windows 8
12 7 (4.12%) Solaris
13 4 (2.35%) CentOS
13 4 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (1.76%) Windows Vista
15 2 (1.18%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.59%) Fedora
16 1 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (24.12%) ITIL
2 24 (14.12%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (12.35%) Migration
4 20 (11.76%) Change Management
5 13 (7.65%) Change Control
6 12 (7.06%) Incident Management
7 10 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 10 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 10 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 9 (5.29%) ITIL V3
8 9 (5.29%) Problem Management
8 9 (5.29%) Knowledge Management
9 6 (3.53%) CRM
9 6 (3.53%) Load Testing
9 6 (3.53%) Load Balancing
10 5 (2.94%) Project Management
11 4 (2.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (2.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (2.35%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (1.76%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 33 (19.41%) SQL
2 25 (14.71%) PowerShell
3 11 (6.47%) VBScript
4 7 (4.12%) VB
5 6 (3.53%) C
6 3 (1.76%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.76%) Ruby
6 3 (1.76%) Perl
7 2 (1.18%) Python
8 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (19.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (12.35%) MCSE
3 17 (10.00%) Degree
4 12 (7.06%) Security Cleared
5 10 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 9 (5.29%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.94%) CCA
8 5 (2.94%) MCP
9 4 (2.35%) CCEA
10 3 (1.76%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.76%) MCTS
10 3 (1.76%) MCSA
11 2 (1.18%) CCNP
11 2 (1.18%) CCNA
11 2 (1.18%) CCDA
11 2 (1.18%) CCDP
11 2 (1.18%) RHCE
11 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (17.65%) SLA
2 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 129 (75.88%) Active Directory
2 68 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (22.35%) VMware ESX
3 38 (22.35%) XenApp
4 25 (14.71%) vSphere
5 23 (13.53%) Hyper-V
6 15 (8.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (8.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 13 (7.65%) ISA Server
9 10 (5.88%) MetaFrame
9 10 (5.88%) XenDesktop
10 9 (5.29%) XenServer
11 7 (4.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 6 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (2.35%) Terminal Server
13 4 (2.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (2.35%) DFS Replication
13 4 (2.35%) vCloud
14 3 (1.76%) UAG
14 3 (1.76%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 24 (14.12%) SCCM
2 19 (11.18%) SCOM
3 14 (8.24%) BladeLogic
4 12 (7.06%) WSUS
5 11 (6.47%) OpenView
6 10 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 10 (5.88%) NetBackup
6 10 (5.88%) Backup Exec
6 10 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 8 (4.71%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (4.71%) EdgeSight
8 6 (3.53%) HP SIM
9 5 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (2.94%) Tivoli
10 4 (2.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 3 (1.76%) ARCserve
12 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
13 1 (0.59%) Puppet
13 1 (0.59%) Opsview
13 1 (0.59%) Nagios
Vendors
1 127 (74.71%) Citrix
2 119 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 88 (51.76%) VMware
4 28 (16.47%) Cisco
4 28 (16.47%) HP
5 26 (15.29%) Symantec
6 14 (8.24%) Dell
6 14 (8.24%) Lotus
7 13 (7.65%) Intel
7 13 (7.65%) Oracle
8 11 (6.47%) CheckPoint
8 11 (6.47%) EMC
9 8 (4.71%) McAfee
10 6 (3.53%) NetApp
10 6 (3.53%) Wyse
11 5 (2.94%) Kaseya
11 5 (2.94%) CA
11 5 (2.94%) Veritas
12 4 (2.35%) IBM
12 4 (2.35%) Reuters
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