The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 379 403 379
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -24
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 32 11 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.045% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.54% 0.58% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 20
Average daily rate
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£225 £163 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -48.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £148 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-41.53% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +115.90%
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2082 1907 2100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.82% 7.87% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1309 1138 1161
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £204 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 161 205
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.93 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Terminal Services
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +15 3 £345 +112.30% 1
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Terminal Services
England

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (82.22%) Windows
2 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
3 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 24 (53.33%) VMware
5 23 (51.11%) Citrix
6 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (37.78%) Windows 7
8 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (26.67%) SAN
10 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
11 11 (24.44%) XenApp
12 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
13 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (20.00%) LAN
13 9 (20.00%) WAN
13 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (20.00%) Hyper-V
14 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (17.78%) DHCP
14 8 (17.78%) DNS
14 8 (17.78%) Windows XP
14 8 (17.78%) MS Office
14 8 (17.78%) SCCM
14 8 (17.78%) Finance
15 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
15 7 (15.56%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
15 7 (15.56%) Cisco
16 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (8.89%) IIS
5 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.78%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) SAN
2 9 (20.00%) WAN
2 9 (20.00%) LAN
3 8 (17.78%) DNS
3 8 (17.78%) DHCP
4 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (13.33%) VPN
4 6 (13.33%) Firewall
5 5 (11.11%) IP Telephony
6 2 (4.44%) VoIP
7 1 (2.22%) Network Security
7 1 (2.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (8.89%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MSI
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 3 (6.67%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Analyst
2 12 (26.67%) Desktop Support
3 10 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Desktop Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.89%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Citrix Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Blackberry
1 6 (13.33%) Clustering
2 4 (8.89%) Fat Client
2 4 (8.89%) NHS
2 4 (8.89%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.44%) iPhone
4 1 (2.22%) Handset
4 1 (2.22%) FMCG
4 1 (2.22%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 37 (82.22%) Windows
2 18 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (37.78%) Windows 7
4 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (17.78%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Vista
6 2 (4.44%) Android
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
2 5 (11.11%) ITIL
3 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.44%) Change Management
5 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.44%) Migration
5 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.22%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.22%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.22%) Project Management
6 1 (2.22%) Service Management
6 1 (2.22%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (2.22%) Change Control
6 1 (2.22%) Validation
6 1 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.89%) VBScript
3 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) MCP
3 3 (6.67%) MCSE
4 2 (4.44%) MCITP
4 2 (4.44%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.22%) MCTS
5 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) CCAA
5 1 (2.22%) CCIA
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
2 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (24.44%) XenApp
4 9 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (15.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (11.11%) Terminal Server
7 4 (8.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (6.67%) vSphere
9 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) SCCM
2 5 (11.11%) SCOM
3 4 (8.89%) ARCserve
4 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.44%) WSUS
5 1 (2.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.22%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 24 (53.33%) VMware
3 23 (51.11%) Citrix
4 7 (15.56%) Cisco
5 6 (13.33%) McAfee
6 5 (11.11%) NetApp
7 4 (8.89%) Intel
7 4 (8.89%) Cognos
8 2 (4.44%) HP
8 2 (4.44%) Altiris
8 2 (4.44%) Symantec
8 2 (4.44%) MobileIron
9 1 (2.22%) Brocade
9 1 (2.22%) Kaseya
9 1 (2.22%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.22%) Veritas
9 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.22%) Dell
9 1 (2.22%) Oracle
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