The table below looks at the statistics for Terminal Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Terminal Services over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 74 - 81
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 15 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.06% - 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 10.14% - 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £250 £155
% change year-on-year
+28.00% +61.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £9.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+23.45% +39.65%
Terminal Services
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
148 129 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.50% 11.04% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 53 46
Average daily rate £351 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 22
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.66 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £31.00 £30.00
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 Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Terminal Services across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Terminal Services Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Terminal Services
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Terminal Services across the Manchester region.

Terminal Services Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Terminal Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Terminal Services across the Manchester region.

Terminal Services Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Terminal Services
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 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
Cheadle - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Terminal Services
North West

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (68.75%) Change Control
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) Migration
4 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
5 7 (43.75%) NAS
5 7 (43.75%) Celerra
5 7 (43.75%) iSCSI
5 7 (43.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 7 (43.75%) VMware ESX
5 7 (43.75%) Clustering
5 7 (43.75%) EMC
5 7 (43.75%) Replication
5 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 7 (43.75%) Solaris
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 7 (43.75%) IIS
5 7 (43.75%) UNIX
5 7 (43.75%) SAN
5 7 (43.75%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (12.50%) XenApp
6 2 (12.50%) Life Science
7 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
7 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
7 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (6.25%) Wyse

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (43.75%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) NAS
1 7 (43.75%) iSCSI
1 7 (43.75%) SAN
1 7 (43.75%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Server Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Server Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Celerra
1 7 (43.75%) Clustering
1 7 (43.75%) Replication
2 2 (12.50%) Life Science
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Solaris
2 7 (43.75%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Change Control
2 9 (56.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
2 7 (43.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 7 (43.75%) VMware ESX
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (43.75%) EMC
5 1 (6.25%) Wyse
5 1 (6.25%) Kofax
5 1 (6.25%) HP