The first table below looks at the demand for Terminal Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Terminal Services over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Reading 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 62 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.45% - 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 3.39% - 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £310 £318
% change year-on-year
-43.54% -2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +129.16%
System Software Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
118 97 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.33% 10.48% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 37 58
Average daily rate £318 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 9
Average hourly rate £17.07 £29.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.13% +22.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.85 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
Terminal Services
Berkshire

Terminal Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Terminal Services Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Terminal Services
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Terminal Services Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Terminal Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Terminal Services Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Citrix
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
3 9 (47.37%) Windows 8
4 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
4 8 (42.11%) WMI
5 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
6 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) Clustering
8 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
8 4 (21.05%) Backup Exec
8 4 (21.05%) VMware
8 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
8 4 (21.05%) Degree
8 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
8 4 (21.05%) SMTP
8 4 (21.05%) Symantec
8 4 (21.05%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
9 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (15.79%) Change Control
9 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
9 3 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
9 3 (15.79%) Active Directory

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SMTP
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Support Engineer
1 7 (36.84%) Escalation Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Wintel Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Build Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
2 3 (15.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (47.37%) Windows 8
4 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
2 3 (15.79%) Change Control
2 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) MCP
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (5.26%) MCTS
5 1 (5.26%) MCITP
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (15.79%) XenApp
3 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.26%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) vCloud
4 1 (5.26%) MetaFrame
4 1 (5.26%) XenServer
4 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) WMI
2 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
2 4 (21.05%) Backup Exec
2 4 (21.05%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (15.79%) ARCserve
4 2 (10.53%) SCCM
5 1 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Citrix
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) Remedy
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Meridio