The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Scotland 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 126 105 108
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 3.24% 3.29% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-41.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.63 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-21.95% +132.95%
System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
247 152 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.99% 6.16% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 68 63
Average daily rate £325 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £225 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.35 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £55.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
Terminal Services
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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
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 29 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
Aberdeen - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Terminal Services
UK

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) SC Cleared
2 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
3 11 (84.62%) Citrix
4 9 (69.23%) HP
4 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
5 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (61.54%) DNS
5 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
6 7 (53.85%) Dell
6 7 (53.85%) XenApp
7 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 6 (46.15%) VMware
7 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (38.46%) EMC
8 5 (38.46%) VB
8 5 (38.46%) DHCP
8 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
8 5 (38.46%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (30.77%) Build Automation
9 4 (30.77%) IPsec
9 4 (30.77%) Validation
10 3 (23.08%) Replication
10 3 (23.08%) Change Management
10 3 (23.08%) Clustering
10 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
10 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
10 3 (23.08%) DFS Replication
11 2 (15.38%) McAfee ePO

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) DHCP
2 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Citrix Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (30.77%) Build Automation
2 4 (30.77%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) PowerShell
2 5 (38.46%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) SC Cleared
1 12 (92.31%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
1 7 (53.85%) XenApp
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) DFS Replication
4 2 (15.38%) ISA Server
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Netcool
1 2 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Citrix
2 9 (69.23%) HP
3 7 (53.85%) Dell
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) EMC
6 2 (15.38%) Veritas
6 2 (15.38%) McAfee