The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 490 461 470
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +9
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 74 55 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 1.57% 1.37% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 46
Average daily rate £200 £263 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -10.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £150 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £231 £308 £340
% change year-on-year
-24.79% -9.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +19.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.40 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £18.60 £33.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4718 4024 4369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.49% 9.36% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2455 1978 2144
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 561 594 549
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Terminal Services
UK

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East +18 35 £325 +1.96% 1
London -18 13 £200 -27.27% 2
Yorkshire -10 8 £175 -
East of England -21 7 £140 -57.41%
East Midlands - 4 £380 -
South West -11 3 - - 2
North West -21 2 £200 - 2
West Midlands -24 1 £288 +91.66% 1
Terminal Services
UK

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 102 (84.30%) Windows
2 72 (59.50%) Active Directory
3 67 (55.37%) VMware
4 66 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 64 (52.89%) MS Exchange
6 57 (47.11%) Citrix
7 54 (44.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 48 (39.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 40 (33.06%) Windows 7
10 32 (26.45%) Exchange Server 2010
11 29 (23.97%) Exchange Server 2003
11 29 (23.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (19.83%) Firewall
13 23 (19.01%) SharePoint
14 21 (17.36%) Blackberry
14 21 (17.36%) DNS
15 20 (16.53%) SQL
15 20 (16.53%) SQL Server
15 20 (16.53%) Hyper-V
16 19 (15.70%) Cisco
17 18 (14.88%) SAN
18 16 (13.22%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (13.22%) MS Office
18 16 (13.22%) Windows 8
19 14 (11.57%) XenApp
19 14 (11.57%) Load Balancing
19 14 (11.57%) IIS
19 14 (11.57%) MS Excel
20 13 (10.74%) Windows XP
20 13 (10.74%) DHCP

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 64 (52.89%) MS Exchange
2 32 (26.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (23.97%) Exchange Server 2003
4 23 (19.01%) SharePoint
5 14 (11.57%) IIS
6 10 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (5.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (2.48%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.65%) Lync
10 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.83%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (13.22%) MS Office
2 14 (11.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.96%) Office 365
2 3 (2.48%) SaaS
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.83%) Firewall
2 21 (17.36%) DNS
3 18 (14.88%) SAN
4 13 (10.74%) DHCP
5 12 (9.92%) VPN
6 9 (7.44%) TCP/IP
7 8 (6.61%) SSH
8 7 (5.79%) IP Telephony
9 5 (4.13%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (4.13%) LAN
9 5 (4.13%) WAN
10 2 (1.65%) SMTP
11 1 (0.83%) WLAN
11 1 (0.83%) GPRS
11 1 (0.83%) FTP
11 1 (0.83%) DMZ
11 1 (0.83%) Internet
11 1 (0.83%) 3G
11 1 (0.83%) DDNS
11 1 (0.83%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.31%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (3.31%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (5.79%) Dutch Language
2 6 (4.96%) Finance
3 4 (3.31%) French Language
3 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.48%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (18.18%) Analyst
1 22 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (16.53%) Support Engineer
3 18 (14.88%) Support Analyst
4 11 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (9.09%) Administrator
4 11 (9.09%) Escalation Engineer
5 10 (8.26%) Windows Support Engineer
6 9 (7.44%) Architect
7 8 (6.61%) Network Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Technical Support
8 7 (5.79%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (4.96%) Technical Support Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) IT Support
9 6 (4.96%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Service Desk Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Desktop Support
10 5 (4.13%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.31%) .NET
2 3 (2.48%) Flash
3 1 (0.83%) WCF
3 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.36%) Blackberry
2 11 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 11 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 11 (9.09%) iPhone
3 7 (5.79%) Clustering
4 4 (3.31%) iPad
5 3 (2.48%) NHS
6 2 (1.65%) Replication
7 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) AS400
7 1 (0.83%) PKI
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 102 (84.30%) Windows
2 54 (44.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (33.06%) Windows 7
4 29 (23.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (13.22%) Windows 8
6 13 (10.74%) Windows XP
7 8 (6.61%) Apple iOS
8 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.31%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.48%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.57%) Load Balancing
2 12 (9.92%) Service Delivery
3 10 (8.26%) ITIL
4 7 (5.79%) Migration
5 4 (3.31%) PRINCE2
6 3 (2.48%) Change Control
6 3 (2.48%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (1.65%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (1.65%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (1.65%) Data Protection
7 2 (1.65%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (1.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.65%) Business Continuity
7 2 (1.65%) BCP
8 1 (0.83%) Service Management
8 1 (0.83%) Process Management
8 1 (0.83%) Problem Management
8 1 (0.83%) Performance Management
8 1 (0.83%) Information Security
8 1 (0.83%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.53%) SQL
2 4 (3.31%) Java
3 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.65%) C
5 1 (0.83%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (13.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.44%) MCITP
2 9 (7.44%) Degree
2 9 (7.44%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.61%) MCSA
4 6 (4.96%) MCP
5 5 (4.13%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.31%) MCSE
7 2 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.65%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.83%) CCNA
8 1 (0.83%) CCA
8 1 (0.83%) MCTS
8 1 (0.83%) CCAA
8 1 (0.83%) CCIA
8 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (59.50%) Active Directory
2 48 (39.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (16.53%) Hyper-V
4 14 (11.57%) XenApp
5 11 (9.09%) XenServer
6 10 (8.26%) Forefront TMG
7 9 (7.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.48%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.65%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.65%) Xen
10 2 (1.65%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.65%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.65%) vSphere
11 1 (0.83%) vCloud
11 1 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.83%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (10.74%) WMI
2 11 (9.09%) SCOM
3 10 (8.26%) SCCM
4 7 (5.79%) ARCserve
4 7 (5.79%) Backup Exec
5 6 (4.96%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (4.13%) WSUS
6 5 (4.13%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (2.48%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (2.48%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.65%) HP NNM
8 2 (1.65%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.83%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 67 (55.37%) VMware
2 66 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 57 (47.11%) Citrix
4 19 (15.70%) Cisco
5 10 (8.26%) Symantec
6 9 (7.44%) HP
6 9 (7.44%) McAfee
7 8 (6.61%) CheckPoint
8 7 (5.79%) NetApp
9 6 (4.96%) Apple
9 6 (4.96%) Brocade
10 4 (3.31%) Veeam
10 4 (3.31%) F5
10 4 (3.31%) Intel
10 4 (3.31%) Cognos
11 3 (2.48%) Lotus
11 3 (2.48%) Altiris
12 2 (1.65%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.65%) Juniper
12 2 (1.65%) Dell
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