The table below looks at the statistics for Terminal Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Terminal Services over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 133 131 125
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 16 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.53% 0.033% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 3.21% 0.39% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate £321 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £288 £288
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £25.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.85% +26.25%
Terminal Services
UK

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

System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
498 258 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.65% 8.63% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 125 101
Average daily rate £355 £320 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £121 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 16
Average hourly rate £38.50 £29.09 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.37% +63.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £11.30 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £110.00 £30.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Terminal Services
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Terminal Services Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Terminal Services
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Terminal Services Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Terminal Services
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Terminal Services across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Terminal Services Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Terminal Services
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Terminal Services Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Terminal Services
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Renfrewshire - 14 £326 -
Terminal Services
UK

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (94.74%) ITIL
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2012
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server
3 16 (84.21%) SQL
3 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
3 16 (84.21%) DHCP
3 16 (84.21%) DNS
3 16 (84.21%) Citrix
4 15 (78.95%) XenApp
5 14 (73.68%) PowerShell
5 14 (73.68%) HP
5 14 (73.68%) SAN
5 14 (73.68%) VBScript
6 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
7 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
7 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.79%) MS Office
9 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
9 3 (15.79%) VPN
9 3 (15.79%) Thin Client
9 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
9 3 (15.79%) Fat Client
9 3 (15.79%) SCCM
9 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (10.53%) assyst

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) DHCP
1 16 (84.21%) DNS
2 14 (73.68%) SAN
3 3 (15.79%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Wintel Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Fat Client
1 3 (15.79%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.26%) Conflict Management
2 1 (5.26%) High Availability
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
2 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) PowerShell
2 14 (73.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (78.95%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) HP SIM
2 1 (5.26%) OpenView
2 1 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.26%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Citrix
2 14 (73.68%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Lotus
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) VMware