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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 383 411 367
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -44
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 16 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.017% 0.080%
As % of the System Software category 0.82% 0.18% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 9
Average daily rate
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£384 £350 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% +133.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £230 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £470 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £165
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +51.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +13.43%
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 London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1958 2183 1740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.57% 9.09% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1279 1365 1004
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 122 211
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -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 22 December 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 22 December 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 - 4 - - 5
Docklands, London - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Romford - - - -
Terminal Services
England

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 37 (92.50%) Active Directory
2 35 (87.50%) Windows
3 30 (75.00%) Citrix
4 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
5 21 (52.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (35.00%) Firewall
7 14 (35.00%) VMware
7 14 (35.00%) XenApp
8 13 (32.50%) DNS
8 13 (32.50%) Blackberry
9 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
9 11 (27.50%) DHCP
9 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
9 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
10 10 (25.00%) VBScript
10 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 10 (25.00%) VMware ESX
11 9 (22.50%) VPN
11 9 (22.50%) SAN
11 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (20.00%) MS Office
12 8 (20.00%) ITIL
12 8 (20.00%) VoIP
12 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 8 (20.00%) MSI
12 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (20.00%) vSphere
13 7 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (17.50%) Degree

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (10.00%) IIS
4 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.00%) Lync
7 1 (2.50%) WorkSite
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
1 2 (5.00%) PaaS
1 2 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) Firewall
2 13 (32.50%) DNS
3 11 (27.50%) DHCP
4 9 (22.50%) SAN
4 9 (22.50%) VPN
5 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (20.00%) VoIP
6 6 (15.00%) Network Security
6 6 (15.00%) NetScaler
7 5 (12.50%) WAN
7 5 (12.50%) LAN
8 4 (10.00%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (5.00%) VPLS
9 2 (5.00%) MPLS
9 2 (5.00%) VLAN
9 2 (5.00%) NAS
10 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
10 1 (2.50%) Wireless
10 1 (2.50%) SMTP
10 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.50%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MSI
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) IT Support
3 5 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Leader
4 4 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Citrix Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.50%) Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.50%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.50%) Django
2 1 (2.50%) HTML5
2 1 (2.50%) REST
2 1 (2.50%) CSS3
2 1 (2.50%) Play Framework
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) Ajax
2 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Blackberry
2 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 4 (10.00%) Clustering
4 3 (7.50%) Thin Client
4 3 (7.50%) Fat Client
5 2 (5.00%) iPhone
5 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.50%) CMDB
6 1 (2.50%) Statistics
6 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.50%) Handset
6 1 (2.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 35 (87.50%) Windows
2 21 (52.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
5 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.00%) CentOS
7 2 (5.00%) Android
7 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (15.00%) Load Testing
4 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 5 (12.50%) Migration
5 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (10.00%) Coaching
6 2 (5.00%) Change Management
6 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.50%) Kanban
7 1 (2.50%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.50%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.50%) BDD
7 1 (2.50%) Scrum
7 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.50%) TDD
7 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
2 10 (25.00%) VBScript
3 6 (15.00%) VB
3 6 (15.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) C
4 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.00%) MCSE
3 4 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (10.00%) CCEA
4 2 (5.00%) A+ Certification
4 2 (5.00%) MCTS
4 2 (5.00%) MCITP
4 2 (5.00%) MCP
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) MOS
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.50%) MCSA
System Software
1 37 (92.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.00%) XenApp
3 10 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 9 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (20.00%) vSphere
6 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (10.00%) MetaFrame
7 4 (10.00%) Terminal Server
7 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
7 4 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (5.00%) Xen
9 2 (5.00%) vCloud
10 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) SCCM
2 6 (15.00%) EdgeSight
3 5 (12.50%) WSUS
3 5 (12.50%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.00%) ARCserve
5 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (75.00%) Citrix
2 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
3 14 (35.00%) VMware
4 6 (15.00%) Cisco
4 6 (15.00%) Dell
4 6 (15.00%) NetApp
4 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (12.50%) Symantec
5 5 (12.50%) McAfee
6 4 (10.00%) Reuters
6 4 (10.00%) Bloomberg
6 4 (10.00%) Veritas
7 2 (5.00%) Altiris
7 2 (5.00%) Brocade
7 2 (5.00%) Vyatta
8 1 (2.50%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.50%) Mitel
8 1 (2.50%) Sophos
8 1 (2.50%) Wyse
8 1 (2.50%) Remedy