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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 499 493 488
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 81 79 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 1.62% 1.67% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 39 28
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£294 £200 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.87% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £110 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £263 £314
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -16.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.13 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +6.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.45 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.25 £23.40 £22.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+26.25% +33.33%
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
4998 4739 4162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.87% 9.55% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2813 2482 2055
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £174 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 601 589 607
Average hourly rate £16.85 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.83 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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
London +3 20 £275 +37.50% 9
South East -29 19 £313 -3.84% 5
North West -9 14 £488 +143.75% 4
Yorkshire -10 7 £288 +64.28% 1
East Midlands -3 6 £225 -40.78% 1
West Midlands -9 6 £175 -39.13% 5
East of England +4 5 £200 +42.85% 4
South West +6 4 £338 - 1
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Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 141 (92.16%) Windows
2 122 (79.74%) Active Directory
3 108 (70.59%) Citrix
4 81 (52.94%) Microsoft
5 77 (50.33%) VMware
6 74 (48.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 63 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 53 (34.64%) MS Exchange
9 51 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 39 (25.49%) XenApp
11 38 (24.84%) DNS
11 38 (24.84%) Firewall
12 36 (23.53%) SQL Server
13 34 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
13 34 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 31 (20.26%) SAN
15 30 (19.61%) Hyper-V
16 27 (17.65%) IIS
16 27 (17.65%) MS Office
17 26 (16.99%) Windows 7
18 25 (16.34%) Disaster Recovery
19 24 (15.69%) Migration
19 24 (15.69%) DHCP
19 24 (15.69%) NAS
20 23 (15.03%) WAN
20 23 (15.03%) Cisco
21 22 (14.38%) MS Excel
21 22 (14.38%) Clustering
21 22 (14.38%) PowerShell
22 21 (13.73%) VMware ESX

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 53 (34.64%) MS Exchange
2 34 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (17.65%) IIS
4 20 (13.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (12.42%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.27%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (2.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.96%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.96%) Lync
10 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.65%) Apache
11 1 (0.65%) Site Server
11 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (17.65%) MS Office
2 22 (14.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.61%) Office 365
2 2 (1.31%) SaaS
2 2 (1.31%) PaaS
2 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.31%) IaaS
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (24.84%) DNS
1 38 (24.84%) Firewall
2 31 (20.26%) SAN
3 24 (15.69%) DHCP
3 24 (15.69%) NAS
4 23 (15.03%) WAN
5 21 (13.73%) TCP/IP
6 18 (11.76%) VoIP
7 16 (10.46%) LAN
8 14 (9.15%) iSCSI
8 14 (9.15%) Internet
9 12 (7.84%) VPLS
9 12 (7.84%) MPLS
10 11 (7.19%) DMZ
10 11 (7.19%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (7.19%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (6.54%) Wireless
11 10 (6.54%) VPN
11 10 (6.54%) EIGRP
11 10 (6.54%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.23%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.96%) MySQL
6 2 (1.31%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.31%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (5.23%) MSI
2 2 (1.31%) Subversion
3 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 14 (9.15%) Finance
2 7 (4.58%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.27%) Banking
4 3 (1.96%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.31%) Publishing
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Advertising
6 1 (0.65%) Automotive
6 1 (0.65%) Law
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (13.07%) 2nd Line Support
2 19 (12.42%) Support Engineer
3 15 (9.80%) Analyst
3 15 (9.80%) Administrator
4 13 (8.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 12 (7.84%) Architect
6 10 (6.54%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (6.54%) Support Analyst
7 9 (5.88%) Support Technician
8 8 (5.23%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.58%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.58%) Technical Support
9 7 (4.58%) Wintel Support
9 7 (4.58%) IT Support
10 5 (3.27%) Desktop Support
10 5 (3.27%) Windows Administrator
10 5 (3.27%) Help Desk Support
10 5 (3.27%) Team Leader
10 5 (3.27%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.23%) .NET
2 5 (3.27%) Application Packaging
3 4 (2.61%) JSON
3 4 (2.61%) HTML
4 3 (1.96%) XML
5 2 (1.31%) HTML5
5 2 (1.31%) Django
5 2 (1.31%) Play Framework
5 2 (1.31%) CSS3
5 2 (1.31%) REST
5 2 (1.31%) Ajax
5 2 (1.31%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (1.31%) SAML
5 2 (1.31%) ODBC
5 2 (1.31%) CSS
6 1 (0.65%) Web Services
6 1 (0.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.38%) Clustering
2 15 (9.80%) Thin Client
2 15 (9.80%) Fat Client
3 11 (7.19%) Blackberry
3 11 (7.19%) Replication
4 10 (6.54%) Celerra
5 7 (4.58%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.96%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.96%) iPhone
7 2 (1.31%) Open Source
7 2 (1.31%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.31%) PKI
7 2 (1.31%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.65%) DTV
8 1 (0.65%) NHS
8 1 (0.65%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.65%) Life Science
8 1 (0.65%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 141 (92.16%) Windows
2 74 (48.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (16.99%) Windows 7
6 18 (11.76%) Linux
7 16 (10.46%) UNIX
8 11 (7.19%) Solaris
8 11 (7.19%) Windows XP
9 10 (6.54%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.92%) CentOS
10 6 (3.92%) Windows 2000
11 5 (3.27%) Android
12 4 (2.61%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (2.61%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.96%) Windows NT
13 3 (1.96%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.96%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.31%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.34%) Disaster Recovery
2 24 (15.69%) Migration
3 19 (12.42%) ITIL
4 13 (8.50%) Configuration Management
5 12 (7.84%) Business Continuity
6 11 (7.19%) Change Control
7 8 (5.23%) Change Management
7 8 (5.23%) Project Management
8 5 (3.27%) Capacity Management
8 5 (3.27%) Load Balancing
9 4 (2.61%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (2.61%) Asset Management
9 4 (2.61%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (1.96%) Incident Management
10 3 (1.96%) Data Management
10 3 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (1.96%) Scrum
10 3 (1.96%) Service Management
10 3 (1.96%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (1.96%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.38%) PowerShell
2 13 (8.50%) SQL
3 10 (6.54%) VBScript
4 7 (4.58%) Python
5 6 (3.92%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.61%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.61%) Perl
7 3 (1.96%) Java
7 3 (1.96%) Ruby
8 2 (1.31%) VB
8 2 (1.31%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (12.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.84%) MCSE
3 10 (6.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (4.58%) MCP
6 6 (3.92%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.92%) Degree
6 6 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.27%) MCITP
7 5 (3.27%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.61%) CCA
8 4 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.61%) MCSA
8 4 (2.61%) CCNA
9 3 (1.96%) CCEE
10 2 (1.31%) VCP5
10 2 (1.31%) VCAP
10 2 (1.31%) CCSA
10 2 (1.31%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.23%) SLA
2 2 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 122 (79.74%) Active Directory
2 51 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (25.49%) XenApp
4 30 (19.61%) Hyper-V
5 21 (13.73%) VMware ESX
6 10 (6.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 10 (6.54%) vSphere
7 9 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (4.58%) XenDesktop
9 6 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (2.61%) XenServer
11 4 (2.61%) vCloud
11 4 (2.61%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (2.61%) ISA Server
12 3 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (1.31%) UAG
13 2 (1.31%) MetaFrame
13 2 (1.31%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.65%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (8.50%) SCCM
1 13 (8.50%) SCOM
2 8 (5.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (4.58%) Backup Exec
4 6 (3.92%) EdgeSight
4 6 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (3.27%) ARCserve
5 5 (3.27%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.27%) Puppet
5 5 (3.27%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (2.61%) ZABBIX
6 4 (2.61%) WSUS
6 4 (2.61%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (2.61%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.96%) BladeLogic
8 2 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.65%) OpenView
9 1 (0.65%) Nagios
9 1 (0.65%) MOM
Vendors
1 108 (70.59%) Citrix
2 81 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 77 (50.33%) VMware
4 23 (15.03%) Cisco
5 18 (11.76%) Symantec
6 14 (9.15%) CheckPoint
7 12 (7.84%) EMC
8 9 (5.88%) Oracle
8 9 (5.88%) SolarWinds
9 8 (5.23%) Dell
9 8 (5.23%) Nortel
9 8 (5.23%) McAfee
10 7 (4.58%) HP
11 6 (3.92%) Intel
11 6 (3.92%) NetApp
12 5 (3.27%) Altiris
12 5 (3.27%) AppSense
13 4 (2.61%) Mitel
13 4 (2.61%) Avaya
14 3 (1.96%) Lotus
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