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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 399 382 406
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +24
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 9 30 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.13% 0.034%
As % of the System Software category 0.43% 1.48% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 7
Average daily rate
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£363 £125 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+190.00% -52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £108 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £346 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £380 £180
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +111.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £79.05 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+295.25% +5.26%
Terminal Services
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
2095 2032 1790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.15% 8.87% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 1277 1047
Average daily rate £374 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 141 149
Average hourly rate £17.98 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.37% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £13.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.50 £32.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 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
City of London -4 2 £415 +20.28% 1
Terminal Services
England

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 28 (90.32%) Windows
2 25 (80.65%) Active Directory
2 25 (80.65%) Citrix
3 23 (74.19%) VMware
4 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
5 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (48.39%) Windows 7
7 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (38.71%) Firewall
9 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
10 10 (32.26%) LAN
11 9 (29.03%) Linux
11 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
12 8 (25.81%) LDAP
12 8 (25.81%) SAN
12 8 (25.81%) NAS
12 8 (25.81%) XenApp
13 7 (22.58%) CentOS
13 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
13 7 (22.58%) Windows 8
13 7 (22.58%) Dell
13 7 (22.58%) Python
14 6 (19.35%) Finance
14 6 (19.35%) Ubuntu
14 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (19.35%) Cisco
14 6 (19.35%) Thin Client
14 6 (19.35%) Puppet
14 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 (35.48%) MS Exchange
2 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.23%) IIS
6 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
2 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Office 365
2 4 (12.90%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Firewall
2 10 (32.26%) LAN
3 8 (25.81%) LDAP
3 8 (25.81%) SAN
3 8 (25.81%) NAS
4 5 (16.13%) iSCSI
4 5 (16.13%) DNS
5 4 (12.90%) WAN
5 4 (12.90%) MPLS
6 3 (9.68%) PCoIP
6 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.68%) VPN
7 2 (6.45%) HTTP
7 2 (6.45%) Kerberos
7 2 (6.45%) DHCP
7 2 (6.45%) DMZ
7 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.45%) SSH
8 1 (3.23%) VLAN
8 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MSI
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (19.35%) Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) Support Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Project Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Support Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Deployment Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) XML
1 3 (9.68%) JSON
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) SAML
3 1 (3.23%) Ajax
3 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.23%) Django
3 1 (3.23%) HTML5
3 1 (3.23%) REST
3 1 (3.23%) CSS3
3 1 (3.23%) Play Framework
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Thin Client
1 6 (19.35%) Fat Client
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.68%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (9.68%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (6.45%) iPhone
5 2 (6.45%) Clustering
5 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (90.32%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (48.39%) Windows 7
4 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (29.03%) Linux
6 7 (22.58%) CentOS
6 7 (22.58%) Windows 8
7 6 (19.35%) Ubuntu
8 5 (16.13%) Android
8 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (9.68%) UNIX
9 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
9 3 (9.68%) Solaris
9 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
10 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
10 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Capacity Management
2 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
2 4 (12.90%) Project Management
2 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.45%) Identity Management
4 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.45%) Service Management
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.23%) Load Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.23%) Kanban
5 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.23%) TDD
5 1 (3.23%) Data Management
5 1 (3.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Python
1 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
2 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
2 5 (16.13%) Perl
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) VBScript
3 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.45%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.90%) MCSE
2 4 (12.90%) CCNA
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) RHCE
4 2 (6.45%) A+ Certification
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.45%) MCITP
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.23%) MCSA
5 1 (3.23%) CCEE
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (80.65%) Active Directory
2 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (25.81%) XenApp
4 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (9.68%) vCloud
5 3 (9.68%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) ZABBIX
1 6 (19.35%) Puppet
2 5 (16.13%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) EdgeSight
3 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (80.65%) Citrix
2 23 (74.19%) VMware
3 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (22.58%) Dell
5 6 (19.35%) Cisco
6 2 (6.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.23%) Apple
7 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.23%) Symantec
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper
7 1 (3.23%) Capita
7 1 (3.23%) Brocade
7 1 (3.23%) Veeam
7 1 (3.23%) Vyatta