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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 385 384 356
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -28
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 13 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.032% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.70% 0.40% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £200 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £440 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £175 £315
% change year-on-year
+92.85% -44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £110.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +315.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £15.63 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+61.60% +7.75%
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
1848 1737 1687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.70% 7.95% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1235 1031 1010
Average daily rate £425 £390 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +10.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £217 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.44% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 116 176
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.24 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -9.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £35.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -1.51%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +14 1 - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Romford - - - -
Terminal Services
England

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 30 (96.77%) Active Directory
2 29 (93.55%) Windows
3 26 (83.87%) Citrix
4 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
5 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (45.16%) XenApp
7 13 (41.94%) Windows 7
7 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (41.94%) VMware
8 12 (38.71%) Firewall
9 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
9 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (29.03%) VPN
10 9 (29.03%) Blackberry
11 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
11 8 (25.81%) VBScript
11 8 (25.81%) Finance
11 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
12 7 (22.58%) MS Office
12 7 (22.58%) DNS
13 6 (19.35%) ITIL
13 6 (19.35%) MSI
13 6 (19.35%) Symantec
13 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (16.13%) VMware ESX
14 5 (16.13%) NetBackup
14 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (16.13%) SAN

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (16.13%) IIS
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (6.45%) Lync
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.23%) WorkSite
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Office
2 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) IaaS
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
1 2 (6.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) Firewall
2 9 (29.03%) VPN
3 7 (22.58%) DNS
4 5 (16.13%) SAN
4 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.90%) DHCP
5 4 (12.90%) VoIP
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (9.68%) Network Security
6 3 (9.68%) NAS
6 3 (9.68%) NetScaler
7 2 (6.45%) MPLS
7 2 (6.45%) VLAN
7 2 (6.45%) VPLS
8 1 (3.23%) Wireless
8 1 (3.23%) 3G
8 1 (3.23%) Internet
8 1 (3.23%) LAN
8 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MSI
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) IT Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) IT Support
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Citrix Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Play Framework
1 2 (6.45%) REST
1 2 (6.45%) CSS3
1 2 (6.45%) HTML5
1 2 (6.45%) HTML
1 2 (6.45%) CSS
1 2 (6.45%) Ajax
1 2 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (6.45%) JSON
1 2 (6.45%) Django
2 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.90%) Client/Server
2 4 (12.90%) Clustering
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Open Source
3 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.23%) CMDB
4 1 (3.23%) iPhone
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (41.94%) Windows 7
3 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (16.13%) Linux
6 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
7 3 (9.68%) CentOS
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.23%) Android
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL
1 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (9.68%) Load Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Kanban
3 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture
3 2 (6.45%) BDD
3 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.45%) Change Management
3 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.45%) TDD
3 2 (6.45%) Migration
3 2 (6.45%) Scrum
4 1 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.23%) Data Management
4 1 (3.23%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Change Control
4 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) VBScript
2 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.68%) VB
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.68%) MCSE
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) MCSA
2 2 (6.45%) MCP
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) MCITP
3 1 (3.23%) MOS
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.23%) MCTS
3 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.23%) CCEE
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (96.77%) Active Directory
2 14 (45.16%) XenApp
3 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (16.13%) VMware ESX
4 5 (16.13%) XenDesktop
4 5 (16.13%) vSphere
4 5 (16.13%) vCloud
5 4 (12.90%) MetaFrame
5 4 (12.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (3.23%) Xen
7 1 (3.23%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) NetBackup
2 4 (12.90%) WSUS
2 4 (12.90%) SCCM
3 3 (9.68%) EdgeSight
4 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
5 1 (3.23%) ARCserve
5 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Citrix
2 25 (80.65%) Microsoft
3 13 (41.94%) VMware
4 6 (19.35%) Symantec
5 5 (16.13%) Cisco
6 4 (12.90%) Dell
6 4 (12.90%) NetApp
6 4 (12.90%) Veritas
6 4 (12.90%) Reuters
6 4 (12.90%) Bloomberg
7 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
7 3 (9.68%) Brocade
7 3 (9.68%) Vyatta
8 2 (6.45%) McAfee
8 2 (6.45%) Altiris
9 1 (3.23%) Wyse
9 1 (3.23%) Mitel
9 1 (3.23%) LANDesk
9 1 (3.23%) Remedy
9 1 (3.23%) Juniper
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