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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 490 503 450
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -53
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 86 57 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 1.80% 1.29% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 36
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£350 £158 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -48.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £113 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £319 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £158 £315
% change year-on-year
+98.41% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.25 £24.00 £23.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £18.13 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+39.31% +20.83%
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
4781 4434 3958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.75% 9.28% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2638 2263 1938
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 587 537 619
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 -18 23 £350 +150.00% 9
London +13 19 £400 +60.00% 14
North West -6 15 £475 - 5
East Midlands -4 8 £225 - 2
Yorkshire -14 7 £288 +64.28% 1
East of England +11 5 £300 +114.28% 5
South West -5 5 £350 - 3
West Midlands - 4 - - 4
Terminal Services
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Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 152 (87.36%) Windows
2 138 (79.31%) Active Directory
3 129 (74.14%) Citrix
4 101 (58.05%) Microsoft
5 92 (52.87%) VMware
6 79 (45.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 67 (38.51%) VMware Infrastructure
8 65 (37.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 52 (29.89%) MS Exchange
10 44 (25.29%) Firewall
11 43 (24.71%) SQL Server
12 42 (24.14%) DNS
12 42 (24.14%) XenApp
13 38 (21.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 38 (21.84%) IIS
13 38 (21.84%) SAN
14 34 (19.54%) MS Office
15 33 (18.97%) Hyper-V
16 32 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2010
16 32 (18.39%) DHCP
17 31 (17.82%) Clustering
17 31 (17.82%) NAS
17 31 (17.82%) Windows 7
18 29 (16.67%) VMware ESX
19 28 (16.09%) Migration
20 27 (15.52%) Cisco
21 26 (14.94%) Disaster Recovery
22 25 (14.37%) WAN
22 25 (14.37%) Linux
23 24 (13.79%) MS Excel

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 52 (29.89%) MS Exchange
2 38 (21.84%) IIS
3 32 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (11.49%) SharePoint
5 17 (9.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (4.60%) Apache
7 5 (2.87%) IBM Notes
7 5 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2000
7 5 (2.87%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.30%) Lync
9 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.57%) Site Server
10 1 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 34 (19.54%) MS Office
2 24 (13.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.72%) Office 365
2 2 (1.15%) IaaS
2 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.15%) SaaS
2 2 (1.15%) PaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (25.29%) Firewall
2 42 (24.14%) DNS
3 38 (21.84%) SAN
4 32 (18.39%) DHCP
5 31 (17.82%) NAS
6 25 (14.37%) WAN
7 22 (12.64%) TCP/IP
8 19 (10.92%) iSCSI
9 18 (10.34%) VoIP
10 16 (9.20%) Internet
10 16 (9.20%) Fibre Channel
11 15 (8.62%) LAN
12 14 (8.05%) VPN
13 13 (7.47%) MPLS
14 12 (6.90%) VPLS
15 11 (6.32%) OSPF
15 11 (6.32%) BGP
15 11 (6.32%) EIGRP
15 11 (6.32%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (5.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (24.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.60%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.30%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.72%) MySQL
7 2 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.15%) Redis
7 2 (1.15%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (5.75%) MSI
2 1 (0.57%) Subversion
2 1 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 14 (8.05%) Finance
2 7 (4.02%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.87%) Banking
4 3 (1.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.57%) Electronics
5 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.57%) Law
5 1 (0.57%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Marketing
5 1 (0.57%) Advertising
5 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (12.64%) 2nd Line Support
2 21 (12.07%) Support Engineer
3 18 (10.34%) Administrator
4 17 (9.77%) Architect
4 17 (9.77%) Analyst
5 14 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (7.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (5.75%) Technical Architect
8 10 (5.75%) Support Analyst
8 10 (5.75%) Citrix Engineer
9 9 (5.17%) Server Engineer
9 9 (5.17%) Wintel Support
9 9 (5.17%) Support Technician
10 8 (4.60%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.60%) IT Support
11 7 (4.02%) Windows Administrator
12 5 (2.87%) Help Desk Support
12 5 (2.87%) Team Leader
13 4 (2.30%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.60%) .NET
2 5 (2.87%) Application Packaging
3 4 (2.30%) Middleware
4 2 (1.15%) Ajax
4 2 (1.15%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (1.15%) JSON
4 2 (1.15%) CSS
4 2 (1.15%) Django
4 2 (1.15%) HTML5
4 2 (1.15%) REST
4 2 (1.15%) CSS3
4 2 (1.15%) Play Framework
4 2 (1.15%) HTML
5 1 (0.57%) Web Services
5 1 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.82%) Clustering
2 16 (9.20%) Replication
3 15 (8.62%) Celerra
4 13 (7.47%) Fat Client
4 13 (7.47%) Thin Client
5 12 (6.90%) Blackberry
6 9 (5.17%) Management Information System
7 7 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.72%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.72%) Life Science
8 3 (1.72%) iPhone
8 3 (1.72%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.15%) NHS
9 2 (1.15%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.15%) Open Source
9 2 (1.15%) iPad
10 1 (0.57%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.57%) CMDB
10 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 152 (87.36%) Windows
2 79 (45.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (37.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (21.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (17.82%) Windows 7
6 25 (14.37%) Linux
7 21 (12.07%) UNIX
8 16 (9.20%) Solaris
9 12 (6.90%) Windows XP
10 11 (6.32%) Windows 8
11 8 (4.60%) Windows 2000
11 8 (4.60%) CentOS
12 7 (4.02%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (2.30%) Ubuntu
13 4 (2.30%) Windows Vista
13 4 (2.30%) Windows NT
14 3 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (1.15%) Mac OS
15 2 (1.15%) Android
15 2 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.09%) Migration
2 26 (14.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (12.07%) ITIL
4 19 (10.92%) Change Control
5 14 (8.05%) Configuration Management
6 11 (6.32%) Business Continuity
7 8 (4.60%) Change Management
8 7 (4.02%) Project Management
9 5 (2.87%) Load Balancing
9 5 (2.87%) Capacity Management
10 4 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (2.30%) Incident Management
10 4 (2.30%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (2.30%) Asset Management
11 3 (1.72%) Data Management
11 3 (1.72%) Load Testing
11 3 (1.72%) Network Load Balancing
11 3 (1.72%) Service Management
11 3 (1.72%) Scrum
11 3 (1.72%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.22%) PowerShell
2 22 (12.64%) SQL
3 10 (5.75%) VBScript
4 6 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 6 (3.45%) Perl
5 5 (2.87%) Python
6 4 (2.30%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.72%) Ruby
7 3 (1.72%) VB
8 1 (0.57%) C
8 1 (0.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (6.90%) MCSE
2 12 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.60%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (4.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (4.02%) MCP
4 7 (4.02%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.45%) Degree
6 5 (2.87%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.30%) CCA
7 4 (2.30%) CCNA
7 4 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.72%) CCEE
8 3 (1.72%) MCSA
8 3 (1.72%) RHCE
9 2 (1.15%) CCSA
9 2 (1.15%) CCSE
9 2 (1.15%) RHCA
9 2 (1.15%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.17%) SLA
2 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 138 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 67 (38.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (24.14%) XenApp
4 33 (18.97%) Hyper-V
5 29 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 15 (8.62%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 14 (8.05%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (5.75%) vSphere
9 9 (5.17%) XenServer
10 8 (4.60%) XenDesktop
11 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (2.87%) vCloud
12 5 (2.87%) ISA Server
13 3 (1.72%) Samba
13 3 (1.72%) MetaFrame
13 3 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (1.15%) UAG
14 2 (1.15%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (8.62%) SCCM
2 14 (8.05%) SCOM
3 10 (5.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 9 (5.17%) Backup Exec
5 7 (4.02%) EdgeSight
6 6 (3.45%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.87%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (2.87%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (2.87%) Puppet
8 4 (2.30%) ZABBIX
8 4 (2.30%) BladeLogic
8 4 (2.30%) WSUS
8 4 (2.30%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (2.30%) ARCserve
8 4 (2.30%) OpenView
8 4 (2.30%) Tivoli
9 3 (1.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (1.72%) HP SIM
10 2 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 129 (74.14%) Citrix
2 101 (58.05%) Microsoft
3 92 (52.87%) VMware
4 27 (15.52%) Cisco
5 21 (12.07%) Symantec
6 16 (9.20%) CheckPoint
6 16 (9.20%) EMC
7 12 (6.90%) Oracle
8 11 (6.32%) HP
9 10 (5.75%) Dell
10 8 (4.60%) Nortel
10 8 (4.60%) SolarWinds
11 7 (4.02%) McAfee
12 6 (3.45%) Intel
12 6 (3.45%) NetApp
12 6 (3.45%) Lotus
13 5 (2.87%) Avaya
13 5 (2.87%) AppSense
13 5 (2.87%) Altiris
14 4 (2.30%) Mitel
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