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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 89 87 74
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 6.21% 1.50% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £231 £308
% change year-on-year
+29.72% -24.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+26.25% +33.33%
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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 Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
145 133 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.80% 9.70% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 54 19
Average daily rate £350 £308 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% +16.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £289
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 20
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.59 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Terminal Services across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Terminal Services Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 12 (85.71%) Citrix
1 12 (85.71%) Migration
1 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) Clustering
2 11 (78.57%) NAS
2 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (64.29%) Celerra
4 9 (64.29%) iSCSI
4 9 (64.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 9 (64.29%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (64.29%) Hyper-V
4 9 (64.29%) VMware ESX
4 9 (64.29%) Replication
4 9 (64.29%) EMC
4 9 (64.29%) Solaris
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 9 (64.29%) IIS
4 9 (64.29%) UNIX
4 9 (64.29%) SAN
4 9 (64.29%) Firewall
5 8 (57.14%) Change Control
5 8 (57.14%) XenApp
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (50.00%) SolarWinds
6 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database
6 7 (50.00%) VPLS
6 7 (50.00%) Business Continuity

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 9 (64.29%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) NAS
2 9 (64.29%) Fibre Channel
2 9 (64.29%) iSCSI
2 9 (64.29%) SAN
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
3 7 (50.00%) Wireless
3 7 (50.00%) VPLS
3 7 (50.00%) WAN
3 7 (50.00%) DMZ
3 7 (50.00%) Internet
3 7 (50.00%) MPLS
3 7 (50.00%) OSPF
3 7 (50.00%) BGP
3 7 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Server Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Clustering
2 9 (64.29%) Celerra
2 9 (64.29%) Replication
3 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
4 1 (7.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Solaris
2 9 (64.29%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Migration
2 8 (57.14%) Change Control
3 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (50.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) VBScript
1 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (64.29%) Hyper-V
3 9 (64.29%) VMware ESX
3 9 (64.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 8 (57.14%) XenApp
5 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 12 (85.71%) Citrix
1 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) EMC
3 7 (50.00%) Nortel
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (21.43%) Avaya
5 2 (14.29%) NetApp