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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 242 212 220
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +8
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 23 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 1.94% 2.29% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £140 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -56.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £113 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £245 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £175 £315
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £18.13 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+39.31% +20.83%
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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
1183 1004 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.02% 11.10% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 454 408
Average daily rate £370 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £145 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 141 173
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £13.25 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

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 27 March 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 -2 11 - - 3
Hampshire -13 7 £388 +72.22% 2
Kent - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 3
East Sussex - 1 £313 -
Surrey - - - - 2
Terminal Services
England

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 42 (79.25%) Citrix
2 41 (77.36%) Windows
3 39 (73.58%) Active Directory
4 33 (62.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (49.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
7 23 (43.40%) VMware
8 21 (39.62%) MS Exchange
9 20 (37.74%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (26.42%) VoIP
10 14 (26.42%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (24.53%) Firewall
12 12 (22.64%) MS Office
13 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
13 11 (20.75%) Microsoft App-V
14 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (16.98%) XenApp
16 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (15.09%) Linux
16 8 (15.09%) SQL
16 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
17 7 (13.21%) XenServer
17 7 (13.21%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (13.21%) MCSE
17 7 (13.21%) SAN
18 6 (11.32%) Windows 2000
18 6 (11.32%) WAN
18 6 (11.32%) DHCP
18 6 (11.32%) DNS
18 6 (11.32%) VMware ESX

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 21 (39.62%) MS Exchange
2 14 (26.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.43%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (7.55%) IIS
4 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.55%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.77%) Lync
6 1 (1.89%) Site Server
6 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) MS Office
2 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) VoIP
2 13 (24.53%) Firewall
3 7 (13.21%) SAN
4 6 (11.32%) DNS
4 6 (11.32%) NAS
4 6 (11.32%) WAN
4 6 (11.32%) DHCP
5 5 (9.43%) TCP/IP
5 5 (9.43%) Internet
6 3 (5.66%) Broadband
6 3 (5.66%) SNMP
7 2 (3.77%) LAN
8 1 (1.89%) VPN
8 1 (1.89%) 3G
8 1 (1.89%) ADSL
8 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MSI
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Support Engineer
2 14 (26.42%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (22.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) Administrator
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Administrator
6 5 (9.43%) Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (5.66%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.66%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Server Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Project Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Windows Server Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Help Desk Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.77%) Applications Packager
9 2 (3.77%) 1st Line Support
9 2 (3.77%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Blackberry
1 4 (7.55%) Clustering
2 2 (3.77%) iPhone
2 2 (3.77%) iPad
2 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.77%) NHS
3 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (77.36%) Windows
2 33 (62.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (49.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
5 8 (15.09%) Linux
6 7 (13.21%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (11.32%) Windows 2000
8 5 (9.43%) Windows NT
8 5 (9.43%) Windows 8
9 4 (7.55%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.77%) UNIX
10 2 (3.77%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.43%) Migration
2 4 (7.55%) Change Management
2 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (3.77%) ITIL
4 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.89%) Service Management
4 1 (1.89%) ITSM
4 1 (1.89%) Integration Testing
4 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL V2
4 1 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (1.89%) Line Management
4 1 (1.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.21%) MCSE
3 4 (7.55%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) MCP
5 1 (1.89%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (73.58%) Active Directory
2 20 (37.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (20.75%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (16.98%) XenApp
5 7 (13.21%) XenServer
6 6 (11.32%) VMware ESX
7 4 (7.55%) ISA Server
7 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
8 2 (3.77%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) BladeLogic
1 5 (9.43%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (7.55%) SCOM
2 4 (7.55%) EdgeSight
3 2 (3.77%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.89%) SCCM
4 1 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 42 (79.25%) Citrix
2 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
3 23 (43.40%) VMware
4 5 (9.43%) McAfee
4 5 (9.43%) Intel
5 4 (7.55%) HP
5 4 (7.55%) AppSense
5 4 (7.55%) Altiris
6 2 (3.77%) Mitel
6 2 (3.77%) Symantec
7 1 (1.89%) Juniper
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco
7 1 (1.89%) IBM
7 1 (1.89%) Wyse
7 1 (1.89%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (1.89%) Kaseya