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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 218 213 222
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 28 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 2.58% 1.76% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 19
Average daily rate £183 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £168 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £340 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £178 £308 £340
% change year-on-year
-42.27% -9.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £15.00 £12.61
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +19.00%
System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1084 964 848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.17% 11.50% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 450 361
Average daily rate £325 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £185 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 177 117
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.01 £11.50 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
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 17 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Terminal Services across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Terminal Services Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -1 11 £225 -30.76% 2
Surrey -4 9 £128 -60.76% 6
Berkshire -8 8 £425 +151.85% 4
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Terminal Services
England

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 30 (85.71%) Citrix
2 28 (80.00%) Windows
3 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
4 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 15 (42.86%) VMware
5 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
7 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (34.29%) Firewall
9 10 (28.57%) XenServer
10 9 (25.71%) Blackberry
10 9 (25.71%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (22.86%) WMI
12 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
12 7 (20.00%) XenApp
12 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
12 7 (20.00%) Windows XP
13 6 (17.14%) VPN
13 6 (17.14%) SQL
13 6 (17.14%) Apple
13 6 (17.14%) Symantec
13 6 (17.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (17.14%) Office 365
13 6 (17.14%) Apple iOS
13 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2003
13 6 (17.14%) Dutch Language
14 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (17.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) Firewall
2 6 (17.14%) VPN
3 5 (14.29%) DNS
4 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
4 2 (5.71%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) SMTP
5 1 (2.86%) SAN
5 1 (2.86%) DMZ
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (17.14%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Support Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (14.29%) Escalation Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix Support
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Wintel Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Information Security Architect
7 1 (2.86%) IT Technician
7 1 (2.86%) Desktop Technician
7 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Technician
7 1 (2.86%) Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.57%) Fat Client
2 3 (8.57%) iPhone
2 3 (8.57%) iPad
2 3 (8.57%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.71%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 6 (17.14%) Apple iOS
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.86%) UNIX
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.57%) ITIL
2 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (5.71%) Migration
2 2 (5.71%) Change Control
3 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (2.86%) Information Security
3 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.71%) MCP
3 2 (5.71%) CCA
3 2 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (28.57%) XenServer
4 9 (25.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (20.00%) XenApp
6 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
7 2 (5.71%) DFS Replication
7 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.86%) MetaFrame
8 1 (2.86%) vSphere
8 1 (2.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) WMI
2 3 (8.57%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (8.57%) NetBackup
2 3 (8.57%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.71%) ARCserve
3 2 (5.71%) SCOM
4 1 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 30 (85.71%) Citrix
2 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
3 15 (42.86%) VMware
4 6 (17.14%) Apple
4 6 (17.14%) Symantec
5 3 (8.57%) McAfee
5 3 (8.57%) Altiris
6 2 (5.71%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) NetApp
7 1 (2.86%) Lotus
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle
7 1 (2.86%) Remedy
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £12 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £120 to £140 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 21 days ago