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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 255 201 218
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +17
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 8 38 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.085% 0.42% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 0.69% 3.76% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 6
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£213 £400 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% +73.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £450 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £258 £334 £180
% change year-on-year
-22.84% +85.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £19.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £79.05 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+295.25% +5.26%
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
1164 1011 1141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.37% 11.08% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 498 564
Average daily rate £365 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 128 181
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.81 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.48% -14.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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 30 June 2015. 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 -17 6 £213 -50.00% 4
Hampshire -7 2 - -
Terminal Services
England

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 24 (77.42%) Citrix
3 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
5 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (41.94%) MS Exchange
7 9 (29.03%) VoIP
7 9 (29.03%) XenApp
7 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (25.81%) Patch Management
8 8 (25.81%) VMware
8 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
9 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (19.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (19.35%) Firewall
10 5 (16.13%) Migration
10 5 (16.13%) AppSense
10 5 (16.13%) McAfee
10 5 (16.13%) MSI
10 5 (16.13%) HP
10 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
10 5 (16.13%) DNS
10 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
10 5 (16.13%) Altiris
10 5 (16.13%) EdgeSight
11 4 (12.90%) Application Packaging
12 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (9.68%) MCITP
12 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
12 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 13 (41.94%) MS Exchange
2 9 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) VoIP
2 6 (19.35%) Firewall
3 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.13%) DNS
4 3 (9.68%) WAN
5 2 (6.45%) DHCP
5 2 (6.45%) SAN
5 2 (6.45%) VLAN
5 2 (6.45%) Internet
6 1 (3.23%) DMZ
6 1 (3.23%) LAN
6 1 (3.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) DTS
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MSI
2 2 (6.45%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Support Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (22.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Citrix Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Packager
4 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) IT Support
5 1 (3.23%) Designer
5 1 (3.23%) Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) DBA
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (3.23%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
1 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
1 2 (6.45%) EMC VNX
2 1 (3.23%) HP Storage
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.68%) Linux
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Patch Management
2 5 (16.13%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Line Management
4 2 (6.45%) Software Deployment
4 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.45%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.45%) Change Control
5 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL
5 1 (3.23%) Service Management
5 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) VBScript
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.68%) MCITP
1 3 (9.68%) MCSE
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) MCSA
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 9 (29.03%) XenApp
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.45%) Terminal Server
5 2 (6.45%) ISA Server
5 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.45%) vSphere
6 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) EdgeSight
2 3 (9.68%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (6.45%) HP SIM
3 2 (6.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (6.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.45%) WSUS
3 2 (6.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) Citrix
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) AppSense
3 5 (16.13%) Altiris
3 5 (16.13%) HP
3 5 (16.13%) McAfee
4 2 (6.45%) Websense
4 2 (6.45%) Symantec
4 2 (6.45%) EMC
4 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper