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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 230 216 209
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 34 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 2.74% 1.62% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 19
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£225 £275 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +83.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £360 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £250 £150
% change year-on-year
+28.00% +66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+23.45% +39.65%
Terminal Services
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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
1240 1114 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.50% 13.09% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 510 365
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £174 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 160 175
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.26 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -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
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 December 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 December 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 December 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
Hampshire -16 10 £178 -49.28%
Buckinghamshire -5 9 £225 -40.00%
Surrey - 8 £320 - 3
West Sussex - 4 - -
Berkshire -8 3 £400 +60.00%
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Terminal Services
England

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (84.48%) Microsoft
2 47 (81.03%) Active Directory
2 47 (81.03%) Windows
3 42 (72.41%) VMware
4 39 (67.24%) Citrix
5 34 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 34 (58.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (44.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (44.83%) MS Excel
7 24 (41.38%) SAN
8 22 (37.93%) MS Office
9 20 (34.48%) MS Exchange
10 19 (32.76%) SLA
10 19 (32.76%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (29.31%) VMware ESX
11 17 (29.31%) NAS
12 16 (27.59%) Windows 2000 Server
12 16 (27.59%) DNS
13 15 (25.86%) Windows 2000
13 15 (25.86%) MCSE
13 15 (25.86%) BladeLogic
13 15 (25.86%) Windows 7
13 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 13 (22.41%) Change Management
14 13 (22.41%) Windows NT
14 13 (22.41%) IIS
14 13 (22.41%) DHCP
14 13 (22.41%) Intel
14 13 (22.41%) BizTalk Server

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 20 (34.48%) MS Exchange
2 13 (22.41%) IIS
2 13 (22.41%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 6 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 2 (3.45%) Lync
8 1 (1.72%) Site Server
Applications
1 26 (44.83%) MS Excel
2 22 (37.93%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (41.38%) SAN
2 17 (29.31%) NAS
3 16 (27.59%) DNS
4 13 (22.41%) DHCP
5 10 (17.24%) Firewall
6 9 (15.52%) WAN
7 5 (8.62%) Internet
7 5 (8.62%) Broadband
7 5 (8.62%) LAN
8 4 (6.90%) VoIP
9 3 (5.17%) DMZ
9 3 (5.17%) SMTP
9 3 (5.17%) SNMP
10 2 (3.45%) VPN
11 1 (1.72%) 3G
11 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.72%) ADSL
11 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.72%) Wireshark
11 1 (1.72%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 7
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MSI
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Publishing
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Administrator
2 10 (17.24%) Windows Administrator
3 7 (12.07%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Service Desk Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (6.90%) Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Designer
8 2 (3.45%) Help Desk Support Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Clustering
2 10 (17.24%) Blackberry
3 6 (10.34%) Mainframe
4 3 (5.17%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.17%) Fat Client
4 3 (5.17%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (3.45%) iPhone
5 2 (3.45%) iPad
5 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.45%) PKI
5 2 (3.45%) NHS
6 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (81.03%) Windows
2 34 (58.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (44.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (27.59%) Windows 2000 Server
5 15 (25.86%) Windows 2000
5 15 (25.86%) Windows 7
5 15 (25.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (22.41%) Windows NT
7 8 (13.79%) UNIX
8 7 (12.07%) Windows 8
8 7 (12.07%) Windows XP
9 3 (5.17%) Linux
10 2 (3.45%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Change Management
2 12 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (17.24%) ITIL
4 5 (8.62%) Migration
5 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.17%) ITIL V2
6 3 (5.17%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.45%) ITSM
8 1 (1.72%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.72%) SOA
8 1 (1.72%) Service Management
8 1 (1.72%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.72%) Time Management
8 1 (1.72%) Network Design
8 1 (1.72%) Information Governance
8 1 (1.72%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (1.72%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (1.72%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (25.86%) MCSE
3 10 (17.24%) Degree
4 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) CCA
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.72%) MCP
5 1 (1.72%) MCITP
5 1 (1.72%) MCDST
5 1 (1.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (32.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (81.03%) Active Directory
2 34 (58.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (29.31%) VMware ESX
4 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 13 (22.41%) ISA Server
5 10 (17.24%) XenApp
6 9 (15.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (13.79%) vSphere
8 7 (12.07%) XenServer
9 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
10 4 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (6.90%) DFS Replication
11 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (25.86%) BladeLogic
2 10 (17.24%) SCOM
3 8 (13.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (12.07%) Backup Exec
5 4 (6.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (6.90%) WSUS
6 3 (5.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (5.17%) NetBackup
6 3 (5.17%) EdgeSight
7 2 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (84.48%) Microsoft
2 42 (72.41%) VMware
3 39 (67.24%) Citrix
4 13 (22.41%) Intel
5 10 (17.24%) Symantec
6 9 (15.52%) Cisco
7 5 (8.62%) CA
7 5 (8.62%) HP
7 5 (8.62%) Kaseya
8 4 (6.90%) Dell
8 4 (6.90%) IBM
9 3 (5.17%) EMC
9 3 (5.17%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (3.45%) Veeam
10 2 (3.45%) Mitel
10 2 (3.45%) AppSense
11 1 (1.72%) Wyse
11 1 (1.72%) PlateSpin
11 1 (1.72%) Altiris