The table below looks at the statistics for Terminal Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Terminal Services over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 395 415 384
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -31
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 25 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.076% 0.085%
As % of the System Software category 1.10% 0.89% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 13
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£266 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.80% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £150 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £376 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £328 £296
% change year-on-year
-16.03% +10.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +61.29%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2271 2135 1991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.27% 8.49% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1446 1319 1146
Average daily rate £388 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 151 168
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

Terminal Services
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Terminal Services across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Terminal Services Jobs Demand Trend in London

Terminal Services
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Terminal Services across the London region.

Terminal Services Daily Rate Trend in London

Terminal Services
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Terminal Services across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Terminal Services Daily Rate Histogram in London

Terminal Services
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Terminal Services across the London region.

Terminal Services Hourly Rate Trend in London

Terminal Services
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
City of London +24 2 £275 +69.23% 3
Brentford - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Romford - - - -
Terminal Services
England

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 44 (83.02%) Windows
2 41 (77.36%) Active Directory
3 34 (64.15%) Citrix
4 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
5 24 (45.28%) VMware
6 21 (39.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (35.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (30.19%) Windows 7
9 15 (28.30%) XenApp
10 14 (26.42%) DNS
10 14 (26.42%) DHCP
11 11 (20.75%) Firewall
11 11 (20.75%) Degree
11 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
11 11 (20.75%) Blackberry
11 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
11 11 (20.75%) SCCM
12 10 (18.87%) SAN
12 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
12 10 (18.87%) ITIL
13 9 (16.98%) Finance
13 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
13 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (15.09%) VBScript
14 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
14 8 (15.09%) LAN
14 8 (15.09%) VoIP
14 8 (15.09%) WAN

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.66%) IIS
4 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.89%) WorkSite
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.21%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) DNS
1 14 (26.42%) DHCP
2 11 (20.75%) Firewall
3 10 (18.87%) SAN
4 8 (15.09%) LAN
4 8 (15.09%) VoIP
4 8 (15.09%) WAN
4 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
5 7 (13.21%) VPN
6 5 (9.43%) Network Security
7 4 (7.55%) NetScaler
7 4 (7.55%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.89%) 3G
8 1 (1.89%) Internet
8 1 (1.89%) SMTP
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (1.89%) Wireless
8 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) Cognos Impromptu
3 2 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MSI
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Banking
2 5 (9.43%) Retail
3 4 (7.55%) Law
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Analyst
2 11 (20.75%) Support Analyst
2 11 (20.75%) Desktop Support
3 9 (16.98%) Desktop Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Citrix Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Technical Leader
5 5 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (9.43%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) IT Support
6 4 (7.55%) Service Desk Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Citrix Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.43%) Clustering
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) iPhone
4 2 (3.77%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.77%) Handset
4 2 (3.77%) NHS
4 2 (3.77%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.89%) Statistics
5 1 (1.89%) PDA
5 1 (1.89%) CMDB
5 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.89%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 44 (83.02%) Windows
2 21 (39.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (35.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (30.19%) Windows 7
5 7 (13.21%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.77%) Android
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.89%) Linux
7 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) ITIL
2 7 (13.21%) Migration
3 6 (11.32%) Coaching
3 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.55%) Load Testing
4 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.77%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.77%) Change Management
6 2 (3.77%) Service Management
6 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.89%) Project Management
7 1 (1.89%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.89%) Validation
7 1 (1.89%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.89%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
2 8 (15.09%) VBScript
3 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 4 (7.55%) VB
4 2 (3.77%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Degree
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.43%) MCP
2 5 (9.43%) MCSE
3 4 (7.55%) MCITP
3 4 (7.55%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (7.55%) CCEA
4 3 (5.66%) MCTS
5 2 (3.77%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.89%) MCSA
6 1 (1.89%) MOS
6 1 (1.89%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 41 (77.36%) Active Directory
2 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (28.30%) XenApp
4 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
5 7 (13.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (13.21%) VMware ESX
5 7 (13.21%) vSphere
6 6 (11.32%) Terminal Server
7 4 (7.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.89%) MetaFrame
9 1 (1.89%) Xen
9 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) SCCM
2 4 (7.55%) WSUS
3 3 (5.66%) SCOM
4 2 (3.77%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (1.89%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.89%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 34 (64.15%) Citrix
2 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
3 24 (45.28%) VMware
4 7 (13.21%) Cisco
4 7 (13.21%) McAfee
5 6 (11.32%) NetApp
6 5 (9.43%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.66%) HP
7 3 (5.66%) Dell
8 2 (3.77%) MobileIron
8 2 (3.77%) Altiris
8 2 (3.77%) Cognos
8 2 (3.77%) Intel
8 2 (3.77%) Veritas
8 2 (3.77%) Symantec
9 1 (1.89%) Reuters
9 1 (1.89%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.89%) Juniper
9 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.89%) Compaq
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