The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 253 245 231
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 4 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.047% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.42% 1.78% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate £325 £160 £181
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+103.12% -11.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £225
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
- +24.80%
Terminal Services
England

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

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
962 1183 1034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.39% 12.57% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 586 471
Average daily rate £350 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 123 138
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

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
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 13 February 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
Berkshire +3 2 £325 -
Buckinghamshire +12 1 - -
Surrey -3 1 - -
Terminal Services
England

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (75.00%) Citrix
3 12 (75.00%) DHCP
3 12 (75.00%) DNS
3 12 (75.00%) VMware
3 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (68.75%) XenApp
5 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
6 9 (56.25%) Windows 8
6 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
6 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
7 6 (37.50%) Internet
7 6 (37.50%) MS Office
7 6 (37.50%) WAN
7 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
8 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
8 4 (25.00%) ITIL
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco
9 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (18.75%) Service Management
9 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
9 3 (18.75%) DBS Check
10 2 (12.50%) XenServer

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) DHCP
1 12 (75.00%) DNS
2 6 (37.50%) Internet
2 6 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) Broadband
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 2 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (12.50%) TACACS
4 2 (12.50%) VoIP
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MSI
1 1 (6.25%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Support Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Database Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) OSS Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
4 9 (56.25%) Windows 8
4 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Fault Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) DBS Check
2 2 (12.50%) CCA
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 11 (68.75%) XenApp
3 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
6 2 (12.50%) vSphere
6 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 2 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) EdgeSight
1 2 (12.50%) SCOM
1 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) Citrix
2 12 (75.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) AppSense
4 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (6.25%) ProCurve
5 1 (6.25%) ThinPrint