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 1 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 416 399 418
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +19
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 12 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.050% 0.11% 0.064%
As % of the System Software category 0.55% 1.22% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 14
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£285 £263 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £89 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £383 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £250 £348
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.60 £18.00 £27.65
% change year-on-year
+14.44% -34.90%
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
2185 2219 2111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.07% 9.12% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1451 1396 1271
Average daily rate £390 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 152 163
Average hourly rate £17.80 £17.33 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% -6.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +3 1 £325 +18.18%
Terminal Services
England

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 26 (81.25%) Citrix
3 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
4 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
5 19 (59.38%) VMware
6 14 (43.75%) Windows 7
7 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
8 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
9 10 (31.25%) LAN
10 9 (28.13%) SQL
11 8 (25.00%) LDAP
11 8 (25.00%) DNS
11 8 (25.00%) Windows 8
12 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (21.88%) NAS
12 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (21.88%) Office 365
12 7 (21.88%) Python
12 7 (21.88%) Cisco
12 7 (21.88%) CRM
12 7 (21.88%) Dell
12 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (21.88%) SAN
12 7 (21.88%) Migration
12 7 (21.88%) Firewall
12 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.13%) Commerce Server
5 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Office 365
2 4 (12.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) LAN
2 8 (25.00%) DNS
2 8 (25.00%) LDAP
3 7 (21.88%) Firewall
3 7 (21.88%) NAS
3 7 (21.88%) SAN
4 6 (18.75%) DHCP
4 6 (18.75%) PCoIP
5 5 (15.63%) iSCSI
6 4 (12.50%) MPLS
6 4 (12.50%) WAN
7 2 (6.25%) DMZ
7 2 (6.25%) HTTP
7 2 (6.25%) Kerberos
7 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.25%) SSH
8 1 (3.13%) VLAN
8 1 (3.13%) Wireless
8 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (18.75%) Financial Institution
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (18.75%) Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) Project Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Support Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) XML
2 4 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) SAML
3 2 (6.25%) JSON
3 2 (6.25%) WCF
3 2 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) Thin Client
2 6 (18.75%) Fat Client
3 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.38%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (9.38%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.13%) Clustering
6 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.13%) iPhone
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (18.75%) CentOS
6 6 (18.75%) Linux
6 6 (18.75%) Ubuntu
7 4 (12.50%) Android
8 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
8 3 (9.38%) UNIX
8 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (9.38%) Solaris
9 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
9 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) CRM
1 7 (21.88%) Migration
2 5 (15.63%) Capacity Management
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
3 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
3 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) Service Management
4 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.25%) Identity Management
4 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) Python
3 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
3 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
3 5 (15.63%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.50%) CCNA
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.38%) RHCE
3 3 (9.38%) MCITP
3 3 (9.38%) MCSE
4 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.25%) MCTS
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) SCCM
1 6 (18.75%) ZABBIX
1 6 (18.75%) Puppet
2 5 (15.63%) AppDNA
2 5 (15.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Citrix
2 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 19 (59.38%) VMware
4 7 (21.88%) Dell
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco
5 6 (18.75%) CA
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle
7 1 (3.13%) Apple
7 1 (3.13%) Juniper
7 1 (3.13%) Capita
7 1 (3.13%) Veeam