The first table below looks at the demand for Terminal Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Terminal Services over the 3 months to 23 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 North West 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 127 119 131
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 3 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.100% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.04% 2.19% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
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£175 £363 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.72% +38.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £338 £321
% change year-on-year
-43.70% +5.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +115.90%
System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
289 319 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.61% 11.97% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 118 120
Average daily rate £275 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £441 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 68 58
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.57 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Terminal Services
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Terminal Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Terminal Services Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Terminal Services
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Terminal Services Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Terminal Services
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Terminal Services Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Terminal Services
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 23 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire - 2 £175 - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
Manchester - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
Terminal Services
England

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (20.00%) Document Management
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (20.00%) WSUS
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) 3G
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (20.00%) GPRS
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Report Developer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Document Management
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB
1 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Server
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus
3 1 (20.00%) Dell