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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 515 512 492
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 68 45 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.092% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 1.37% 0.95% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 48
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£225 £250 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £150 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £345 £263
% change year-on-year
-38.40% +31.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £27.80 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.25% +82.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £21.80 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.53 £32.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £27.80 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-31.65% +82.29%
Terminal Services
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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
4976 4742 4560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.76% 9.74% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2798 2475 2250
Average daily rate £325 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £178 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 604 568 570
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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 22 August 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
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 22 August 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 +27 25 £263 +61.53% 6
South East +8 21 £160 -12.32% 10
East of England -28 7 £200 +11.11% 3
South West - 6 £250 - 4
North West -1 5 £175 -51.72% 8
West Midlands -20 3 £300 +10.09% 5
East Midlands - 1 - - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 140 (85.89%) Windows
2 104 (63.80%) Microsoft
3 102 (62.58%) Active Directory
4 90 (55.21%) Citrix
5 80 (49.08%) VMware
6 68 (41.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 65 (39.88%) MS Exchange
8 61 (37.42%) VMware Infrastructure
9 55 (33.74%) Windows 7
10 41 (25.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 39 (23.93%) DNS
12 36 (22.09%) Firewall
13 35 (21.47%) SAN
14 34 (20.86%) MS Excel
15 33 (20.25%) Blackberry
15 33 (20.25%) XenApp
16 32 (19.63%) MS Office
17 30 (18.40%) ITIL
17 30 (18.40%) DHCP
17 30 (18.40%) Hyper-V
18 28 (17.18%) TCP/IP
19 27 (16.56%) Cisco
19 27 (16.56%) Exchange Server 2010
20 25 (15.34%) Microsoft Certification
20 25 (15.34%) Exchange Server 2003
21 24 (14.72%) SCCM
21 24 (14.72%) Windows XP
21 24 (14.72%) SQL Server
22 23 (14.11%) SharePoint
22 23 (14.11%) VPN

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 65 (39.88%) MS Exchange
2 27 (16.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (15.34%) Exchange Server 2003
4 23 (14.11%) SharePoint
5 15 (9.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (8.59%) IIS
7 11 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (3.68%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (3.07%) Lync
9 5 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.23%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.61%) Apache
12 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 34 (20.86%) MS Excel
2 32 (19.63%) MS Office
3 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.75%) Office 365
2 3 (1.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (23.93%) DNS
2 36 (22.09%) Firewall
3 35 (21.47%) SAN
4 30 (18.40%) DHCP
5 28 (17.18%) TCP/IP
6 23 (14.11%) VPN
7 17 (10.43%) WAN
7 17 (10.43%) LAN
8 10 (6.13%) VoIP
9 9 (5.52%) SMTP
9 9 (5.52%) IP Telephony
10 7 (4.29%) NAS
11 5 (3.07%) Network Security
12 4 (2.45%) NetScaler
13 3 (1.84%) Wireless
13 3 (1.84%) DMZ
13 3 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (1.84%) Cisco Nexus
14 2 (1.23%) SSH
15 1 (0.61%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.72%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (3.68%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (3.68%) Cognos Impromptu
3 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.61%) IDOL
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.29%) MSI
2 4 (2.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (10.43%) Finance
2 9 (5.52%) Banking
3 8 (4.91%) Retail
3 8 (4.91%) Dutch Language
4 4 (2.45%) French Language
5 3 (1.84%) Law
5 3 (1.84%) Publishing
6 2 (1.23%) Legal
6 2 (1.23%) Advertising
6 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (17.79%) Analyst
2 27 (16.56%) Support Engineer
3 21 (12.88%) Support Analyst
4 18 (11.04%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (9.20%) Desktop Support
6 12 (7.36%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (7.36%) 1st Line Support
7 11 (6.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (6.75%) Service Desk Engineer
8 10 (6.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 10 (6.13%) Desktop Analyst
9 9 (5.52%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (5.52%) Windows Support Engineer
9 9 (5.52%) Escalation Engineer
10 8 (4.91%) Administrator
11 7 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (4.29%) Technical Support
11 7 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (3.68%) Citrix Engineer
12 6 (3.68%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.68%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.23%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.23%) .NET
2 2 (1.23%) Flash
2 2 (1.23%) Web Services
3 1 (0.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.25%) Blackberry
2 19 (11.66%) Clustering
3 17 (10.43%) iPhone
4 14 (8.59%) Thin Client
4 14 (8.59%) Fat Client
5 9 (5.52%) iPad
6 7 (4.29%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.07%) PKI
7 5 (3.07%) PDA
8 4 (2.45%) Replication
8 4 (2.45%) NHS
9 3 (1.84%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (1.23%) Handset
10 2 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.61%) Statistics
11 1 (0.61%) Wiki
11 1 (0.61%) FMCG
11 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 140 (85.89%) Windows
2 68 (41.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (33.74%) Windows 7
4 41 (25.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (14.72%) Windows XP
6 16 (9.82%) Windows 8
7 14 (8.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (4.91%) Apple iOS
9 5 (3.07%) Windows 2000
9 5 (3.07%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (2.45%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.45%) Linux
10 4 (2.45%) Windows NT
11 3 (1.84%) UNIX
11 3 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.23%) Android
13 1 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.40%) ITIL
2 13 (7.98%) Migration
3 10 (6.13%) Service Delivery
4 9 (5.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (4.91%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (4.29%) Change Management
6 7 (4.29%) Waterfall
7 6 (3.68%) Load Balancing
7 6 (3.68%) PRINCE2
8 4 (2.45%) Change Control
8 4 (2.45%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (2.45%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (2.45%) Incident Management
8 4 (2.45%) Data Protection
8 4 (2.45%) Problem Management
8 4 (2.45%) Service Management
9 3 (1.84%) Project Management
9 3 (1.84%) CAD
9 3 (1.84%) Load Testing
9 3 (1.84%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.43%) SQL
2 14 (8.59%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.29%) VBScript
4 4 (2.45%) VB
5 3 (1.84%) Java
6 2 (1.23%) C
7 1 (0.61%) VBA
7 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (15.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (9.20%) Degree
3 14 (8.59%) Security Cleared
4 12 (7.36%) SC Cleared
5 11 (6.75%) MCSE
6 8 (4.91%) MCP
7 7 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (3.68%) MCITP
9 5 (3.07%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (2.45%) MCTS
11 3 (1.84%) CCEA
11 3 (1.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (1.23%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.61%) Avaya Certification
13 1 (0.61%) CCNA
13 1 (0.61%) CCA
13 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.61%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 102 (62.58%) Active Directory
2 61 (37.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (20.25%) XenApp
4 30 (18.40%) Hyper-V
5 20 (12.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 16 (9.82%) vSphere
7 12 (7.36%) VMware ESX
8 11 (6.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (4.91%) XenServer
9 8 (4.91%) Terminal Server
10 6 (3.68%) ISA Server
11 5 (3.07%) MetaFrame
12 4 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (2.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (1.23%) DFS Replication
13 2 (1.23%) XenDesktop
13 2 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (1.23%) Novell eDirectory
13 2 (1.23%) Xen
14 1 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (14.72%) SCCM
2 11 (6.75%) SCOM
3 10 (6.13%) Backup Exec
3 10 (6.13%) WMI
3 10 (6.13%) ARCserve
4 9 (5.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (5.52%) WSUS
5 6 (3.68%) BladeLogic
5 6 (3.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.84%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.84%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.61%) OpenView
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.61%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 104 (63.80%) Microsoft
2 90 (55.21%) Citrix
3 80 (49.08%) VMware
4 27 (16.56%) Cisco
5 15 (9.20%) HP
5 15 (9.20%) Symantec
6 12 (7.36%) McAfee
7 11 (6.75%) Intel
8 10 (6.13%) NetApp
9 9 (5.52%) Apple
9 9 (5.52%) Altiris
10 8 (4.91%) Veeam
11 7 (4.29%) Dell
12 6 (3.68%) Cognos
13 5 (3.07%) Juniper
14 4 (2.45%) Avaya
14 4 (2.45%) CheckPoint
15 3 (1.84%) Oracle
15 3 (1.84%) AppSense
15 3 (1.84%) Kaseya
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