The first table below looks at the demand for Terminal Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Terminal Services over the 3 months to 25 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 South East 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 213 218 225
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 25 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 2.47% 1.08% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 8
Average daily rate
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£160 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £319 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-41.53% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.21 £19.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +115.90%
System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1013 1115 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.04% 13.17% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 556 345
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 153 143
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.55 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £32.35 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Terminal Services
England

Terminal Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Terminal Services Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Terminal Services
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Terminal Services Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Terminal Services
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Terminal Services across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Terminal Services Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Terminal Services
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Terminal Services Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Terminal Services
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 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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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
Berkshire - 11 £425 -
Surrey +3 7 £160 - 2
Hampshire -16 4 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -5 3 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Terminal Services
England

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 49 (81.67%) Windows
2 41 (68.33%) Citrix
3 38 (63.33%) Microsoft
4 28 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 24 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (38.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (38.33%) VMware
6 23 (38.33%) Windows 7
7 22 (36.67%) Firewall
8 21 (35.00%) MS Exchange
9 16 (26.67%) Hyper-V
10 14 (23.33%) Blackberry
11 13 (21.67%) Windows 8
12 12 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 12 (20.00%) Symantec
13 11 (18.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
13 11 (18.33%) XenServer
14 10 (16.67%) XenApp
14 10 (16.67%) VPN
14 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
14 10 (16.67%) WMI
15 9 (15.00%) Dutch Language
15 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
15 9 (15.00%) Clustering
15 9 (15.00%) ITIL
15 9 (15.00%) Apple
15 9 (15.00%) Office 365
15 9 (15.00%) Apple iOS
16 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 21 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (18.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
4 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (5.00%) IIS
7 2 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (36.67%) Firewall
2 10 (16.67%) VPN
3 8 (13.33%) DNS
4 7 (11.67%) SMTP
5 5 (8.33%) SAN
6 3 (5.00%) DMZ
6 3 (5.00%) DHCP
7 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.33%) NAS
8 1 (1.67%) Wireless
8 1 (1.67%) MPLS
8 1 (1.67%) Broadband
8 1 (1.67%) ISDN
8 1 (1.67%) LAN
8 1 (1.67%) PSTN
8 1 (1.67%) VoIP
8 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.67%) MSI
General
1 9 (15.00%) Dutch Language
2 3 (5.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Publishing
3 2 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Support Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) Escalation Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Support Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.67%) Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Build Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Designer
8 3 (5.00%) Wintel Architect
9 2 (3.33%) Service Desk Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Server Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Blackberry
2 9 (15.00%) Clustering
3 7 (11.67%) iPhone
3 7 (11.67%) iPad
4 5 (8.33%) PKI
4 5 (8.33%) Thin Client
4 5 (8.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) PDA
5 1 (1.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 49 (81.67%) Windows
2 24 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (38.33%) Windows 7
4 13 (21.67%) Windows 8
5 9 (15.00%) Apple iOS
6 7 (11.67%) Windows XP
7 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (3.33%) Linux
9 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.33%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) ITIL
2 7 (11.67%) Waterfall
3 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (6.67%) Migration
4 3 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (5.00%) Service Management
4 3 (5.00%) Change Control
5 2 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.67%) ITIL V2
6 1 (1.67%) Change Management
6 1 (1.67%) Workflow
6 1 (1.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (1.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (10.00%) Degree
4 3 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.00%) MCTS
4 3 (5.00%) MCITP
4 3 (5.00%) MCP
5 2 (3.33%) MCSE
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.67%) CCNA
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.67%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 23 (38.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 12 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (18.33%) XenServer
6 10 (16.67%) XenApp
7 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (8.33%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.33%) ISA Server
8 2 (3.33%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.67%) vSphere
9 1 (1.67%) vCloud
9 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.67%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) WMI
2 5 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 5 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 4 (6.67%) SCCM
4 3 (5.00%) ARCserve
4 3 (5.00%) WSUS
5 2 (3.33%) BladeLogic
5 2 (3.33%) SCOM
6 1 (1.67%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (68.33%) Citrix
2 38 (63.33%) Microsoft
3 23 (38.33%) VMware
4 12 (20.00%) Symantec
5 9 (15.00%) Apple
6 8 (13.33%) Altiris
7 7 (11.67%) McAfee
8 3 (5.00%) Cisco
9 2 (3.33%) HP
9 2 (3.33%) Intel
9 2 (3.33%) AppSense
10 1 (1.67%) BT
10 1 (1.67%) Baan
10 1 (1.67%) Remedy
10 1 (1.67%) Oracle
10 1 (1.67%) Avaya
10 1 (1.67%) NetApp
10 1 (1.67%) Lotus
10 1 (1.67%) Meridio
10 1 (1.67%) Barracuda Networks