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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 469 496 491
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -5
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 105 64 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 2.11% 1.32% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 30
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +52.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £233 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £350 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £270 £160
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +68.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £20.50 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +63.79%
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
4982 4853 4303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.72% 10.25% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2744 2571 2072
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 631 621 658
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £31.56 £33.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 26 November 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
South East -3 36 £225 -14.28% 2
London +19 19 £285 -10.58% 11
North West +7 16 £325 +30.00% 3
East of England -3 11 £273 -16.47% 5
Yorkshire -12 9 £375 +56.25% 7
South West -38 3 £348 +17.79% 4
East Midlands +5 2 - - 2
West Midlands -15 2 £350 +14.75% 3
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Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 146 (82.95%) Windows
2 133 (75.57%) Active Directory
3 125 (71.02%) Citrix
3 125 (71.02%) Microsoft
4 90 (51.14%) VMware
5 76 (43.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 67 (38.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 58 (32.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 53 (30.11%) DNS
9 49 (27.84%) MS Exchange
10 48 (27.27%) SAN
11 46 (26.14%) DHCP
11 46 (26.14%) SQL Server
12 43 (24.43%) MS Excel
13 41 (23.30%) ITIL
13 41 (23.30%) IIS
14 40 (22.73%) Firewall
15 38 (21.59%) MS Office
16 37 (21.02%) Windows 7
17 36 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
18 35 (19.89%) SQL
18 35 (19.89%) XenApp
19 34 (19.32%) VMware ESX
20 31 (17.61%) Cisco
21 30 (17.05%) SLA
22 29 (16.48%) HP
22 29 (16.48%) Clustering
23 28 (15.91%) Blackberry
23 28 (15.91%) TCP/IP
23 28 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 49 (27.84%) MS Exchange
2 41 (23.30%) IIS
3 20 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (10.23%) Apache
5 15 (8.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (7.95%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (7.95%) IBM Notes
7 13 (7.39%) SharePoint
8 10 (5.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.27%) Lync
10 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.57%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 43 (24.43%) MS Excel
2 38 (21.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.41%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (30.11%) DNS
2 48 (27.27%) SAN
3 46 (26.14%) DHCP
4 40 (22.73%) Firewall
5 28 (15.91%) TCP/IP
6 26 (14.77%) NAS
7 25 (14.20%) WAN
8 24 (13.64%) VPN
9 20 (11.36%) LAN
10 18 (10.23%) VoIP
11 8 (4.55%) iSCSI
12 7 (3.98%) Network Security
12 7 (3.98%) NetScaler
12 7 (3.98%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (3.98%) LDAP
13 6 (3.41%) Internet
14 5 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (2.84%) Broadband
14 5 (2.84%) SMTP
15 4 (2.27%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (26.14%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.70%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 7
4 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.14%) Redis
6 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.57%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (7.39%) MSI
2 1 (0.57%) JIRA
2 1 (0.57%) Subversion
2 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (10.80%) Finance
2 13 (7.39%) Banking
3 4 (2.27%) Retail
4 3 (1.70%) Publishing
5 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.14%) Advertising
5 2 (1.14%) Law
5 2 (1.14%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (14.77%) Analyst
2 18 (10.23%) Support Engineer
3 16 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (7.95%) Citrix Engineer
4 14 (7.95%) Administrator
5 13 (7.39%) Support Analyst
5 13 (7.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
6 11 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (5.11%) Service Desk Engineer
8 8 (4.55%) Architect
8 8 (4.55%) Server Engineer
8 8 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (3.98%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (3.98%) Desktop Support
10 6 (3.41%) Technical Leader
10 6 (3.41%) IT Support
11 5 (2.84%) Citrix Analyst
11 5 (2.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (2.84%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.95%) Middleware
2 10 (5.68%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.70%) Web Services
3 3 (1.70%) X-Windows
4 2 (1.14%) .NET
5 1 (0.57%) REST
5 1 (0.57%) CSS3
5 1 (0.57%) HTML5
5 1 (0.57%) JSON
5 1 (0.57%) Django
5 1 (0.57%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.57%) Play Framework
5 1 (0.57%) Ajax
5 1 (0.57%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.57%) CSS
5 1 (0.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.48%) Clustering
2 28 (15.91%) Blackberry
3 20 (11.36%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.68%) Replication
4 10 (5.68%) Thin Client
4 10 (5.68%) Fat Client
5 9 (5.11%) iPhone
6 7 (3.98%) Celerra
6 7 (3.98%) CMDB
6 7 (3.98%) iPad
7 6 (3.41%) Mainframe
8 5 (2.84%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.27%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.27%) PDA
10 3 (1.70%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.70%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (1.14%) NHS
11 2 (1.14%) PKI
11 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 146 (82.95%) Windows
2 76 (43.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (32.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (21.02%) Windows 7
5 28 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (10.23%) Windows XP
7 16 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
7 16 (9.09%) UNIX
8 15 (8.52%) Windows 2000
9 13 (7.39%) Windows NT
10 12 (6.82%) Linux
11 9 (5.11%) Windows 8
12 7 (3.98%) Solaris
13 5 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (1.70%) CentOS
14 3 (1.70%) Windows Vista
15 2 (1.14%) Android
15 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.57%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.30%) ITIL
2 22 (12.50%) Change Management
3 21 (11.93%) Migration
4 19 (10.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (7.95%) Incident Management
5 14 (7.95%) Service Delivery
6 12 (6.82%) Change Control
7 11 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 10 (5.68%) Knowledge Management
8 10 (5.68%) Problem Management
9 9 (5.11%) ITIL V3
10 8 (4.55%) Configuration Management
11 6 (3.41%) CRM
11 6 (3.41%) Load Testing
11 6 (3.41%) Load Balancing
11 6 (3.41%) Coaching
12 4 (2.27%) Project Management
12 4 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (2.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 3 (1.70%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 35 (19.89%) SQL
2 21 (11.93%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.82%) VBScript
4 8 (4.55%) VB
5 6 (3.41%) C
6 2 (1.14%) Perl
6 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.57%) Ruby
7 1 (0.57%) VBA
7 1 (0.57%) Java
7 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.57%) Python
7 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (11.93%) MCSE
3 17 (9.66%) Degree
4 8 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.98%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.98%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (2.84%) MCTS
6 5 (2.84%) MCITP
7 4 (2.27%) CCEA
8 3 (1.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.70%) CCA
9 2 (1.14%) RHCE
9 2 (1.14%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.14%) MCP
9 2 (1.14%) MCSA
9 2 (1.14%) RHCA
9 2 (1.14%) CCEE
10 1 (0.57%) VCAP
10 1 (0.57%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (17.05%) SLA
2 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 133 (75.57%) Active Directory
2 67 (38.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (19.89%) XenApp
4 34 (19.32%) VMware ESX
5 25 (14.20%) Hyper-V
6 23 (13.07%) vSphere
7 21 (11.93%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (7.95%) ISA Server
9 13 (7.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 10 (5.68%) MetaFrame
11 9 (5.11%) XenServer
11 9 (5.11%) Terminal Server
12 8 (4.55%) XenDesktop
13 7 (3.98%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 5 (2.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (2.27%) DFS Replication
16 3 (1.70%) Novell eDirectory
17 2 (1.14%) Samba
17 2 (1.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (13.64%) SCCM
2 17 (9.66%) SCOM
3 15 (8.52%) BladeLogic
4 14 (7.95%) WSUS
5 12 (6.82%) OpenView
6 11 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 9 (5.11%) EdgeSight
8 8 (4.55%) NetBackup
8 8 (4.55%) Backup Exec
8 8 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (3.98%) HP SIM
10 5 (2.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 5 (2.84%) Tivoli
10 5 (2.84%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (1.14%) ARCserve
12 1 (0.57%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 125 (71.02%) Citrix
1 125 (71.02%) Microsoft
2 90 (51.14%) VMware
3 31 (17.61%) Cisco
4 29 (16.48%) HP
5 23 (13.07%) Symantec
6 15 (8.52%) Oracle
6 15 (8.52%) Dell
6 15 (8.52%) Intel
6 15 (8.52%) Lotus
7 11 (6.25%) EMC
8 9 (5.11%) CheckPoint
9 8 (4.55%) McAfee
10 6 (3.41%) Veritas
10 6 (3.41%) NetApp
10 6 (3.41%) Wyse
10 6 (3.41%) Altiris
11 5 (2.84%) Kaseya
11 5 (2.84%) Veeam
11 5 (2.84%) CA
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