The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 140 138 118
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 16 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.063% 0.082%
As % of the System Software category 4.61% 0.52% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 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 £178 £308
% change year-on-year
+69.01% -42.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £105.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+677.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+22.42% +37.50%
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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 North West region.

System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
347 388 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.98% 12.26% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 151 74
Average daily rate £325 £261 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.40% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £136 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 79 53
Average hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.47 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £43.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +6.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Terminal Services across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Terminal Services Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
Manchester +1 9 £475 +137.50% 2
Merseyside - 4 - -
Lancashire - - - -
Terminal Services
England

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 19 (86.36%) Windows
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 18 (81.82%) VMware
3 17 (77.27%) Citrix
4 16 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (59.09%) Migration
6 12 (54.55%) Clustering
6 12 (54.55%) NAS
6 12 (54.55%) IIS
6 12 (54.55%) WAN
7 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (50.00%) SAN
7 11 (50.00%) Firewall
7 11 (50.00%) Replication
7 11 (50.00%) iSCSI
7 11 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (45.45%) Hyper-V
8 10 (45.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 10 (45.45%) Celerra
8 10 (45.45%) VMware ESX
8 10 (45.45%) EMC
8 10 (45.45%) Solaris
8 10 (45.45%) UNIX
9 9 (40.91%) CheckPoint
9 9 (40.91%) Business Continuity
9 9 (40.91%) XenApp
9 9 (40.91%) Change Control
10 8 (36.36%) SolarWinds
10 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 12 (54.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) WAN
1 12 (54.55%) NAS
2 11 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 11 (50.00%) Firewall
2 11 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 11 (50.00%) SAN
3 8 (36.36%) DMZ
3 8 (36.36%) Internet
3 8 (36.36%) MPLS
3 8 (36.36%) OSPF
3 8 (36.36%) BGP
3 8 (36.36%) EIGRP
3 8 (36.36%) VPLS
3 8 (36.36%) Wireless
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (27.27%) DNS
5 5 (22.73%) DHCP
6 4 (18.18%) LAN
7 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Architect
2 7 (31.82%) Technical Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Administrator
4 4 (18.18%) Desktop Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Server Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Clustering
2 11 (50.00%) Replication
3 10 (45.45%) Celerra
4 5 (22.73%) Fat Client
4 5 (22.73%) Thin Client
5 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
6 1 (4.55%) DTV
6 1 (4.55%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Solaris
2 10 (45.45%) UNIX
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Migration
2 9 (40.91%) Business Continuity
2 9 (40.91%) Change Control
3 8 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 8 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (27.27%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Data Management
5 2 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (4.55%) SIEM
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
2 2 (9.09%) VBScript
2 2 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) MCP
1 4 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 16 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 10 (45.45%) VMware ESX
3 10 (45.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 9 (40.91%) XenApp
5 4 (18.18%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (4.55%) Samba
6 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.55%) iptables
6 1 (4.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.55%) MOM
3 1 (4.55%) Nagios
3 1 (4.55%) WSUS
3 1 (4.55%) Opsview
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Microsoft
2 18 (81.82%) VMware
3 17 (77.27%) Citrix
4 10 (45.45%) EMC
5 9 (40.91%) CheckPoint
6 8 (36.36%) Cisco
6 8 (36.36%) Nortel
6 8 (36.36%) Oracle
6 8 (36.36%) SolarWinds
7 4 (18.18%) Avaya
8 2 (9.09%) NetApp
9 1 (4.55%) SAP
9 1 (4.55%) ArcSight