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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 262 230 225
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -5
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 13 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.14% 1.95% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 8
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£238 £170 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.70% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £155 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £328
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -16.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £58.75 £18.00 £27.65
% change year-on-year
+226.38% -34.90%
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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
1139 1078 1076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.50% 11.70% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 548 528
Average daily rate £338 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 137 130
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.50 £31.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 4 September 2015.

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
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 4 September 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +2 5 £225 -
Surrey 0 4 £350 +118.75% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £231 - 3
Berkshire -6 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £300 -
Terminal Services
England

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
3 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 14 (60.87%) Citrix
4 13 (56.52%) DNS
4 13 (56.52%) MS Exchange
5 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (43.48%) Windows 7
6 10 (43.48%) DHCP
6 10 (43.48%) VMware
7 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
7 9 (39.13%) XenApp
8 8 (34.78%) Windows 8
8 8 (34.78%) WAN
9 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
10 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
10 6 (26.09%) MS Office
10 6 (26.09%) Internet
11 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
12 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (17.39%) Patch Management
12 4 (17.39%) Service Management
12 4 (17.39%) ITIL
12 4 (17.39%) VBScript
13 3 (13.04%) VB
13 3 (13.04%) MCSE
13 3 (13.04%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (56.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (26.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) DNS
2 10 (43.48%) DHCP
3 8 (34.78%) WAN
4 6 (26.09%) Internet
5 3 (13.04%) TACACS
5 3 (13.04%) Firewall
5 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.04%) VLAN
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (13.04%) VoIP
6 2 (8.70%) SNMP
6 2 (8.70%) Broadband
6 2 (8.70%) LAN
6 2 (8.70%) SAN
7 1 (4.35%) DMZ
7 1 (4.35%) SSL
7 1 (4.35%) Wireless
7 1 (4.35%) SMTP
7 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) DTS
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) MSI
General
1 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
2 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) OSS Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) OSS Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
1 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
1 2 (8.70%) EMC VNX
2 1 (4.35%) HP Storage
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (43.48%) Windows 7
4 8 (34.78%) Windows 8
5 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Service Management
1 4 (17.39%) ITIL
1 4 (17.39%) Patch Management
2 2 (8.70%) Change Control
2 2 (8.70%) Software Deployment
2 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (8.70%) Line Management
2 2 (8.70%) Malware Detection\Protection
2 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.70%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.35%) MOF
3 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.35%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 4 (17.39%) VBScript
3 3 (13.04%) VB
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.04%) MCITP
1 3 (13.04%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (39.13%) XenApp
4 6 (26.09%) Hyper-V
5 3 (13.04%) vSphere
5 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
6 2 (8.70%) ISA Server
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (13.04%) WSUS
3 2 (8.70%) SCCM
3 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
3 2 (8.70%) HP SIM
4 1 (4.35%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
1 14 (60.87%) Citrix
2 10 (43.48%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) SolarWinds
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) EMC
5 2 (8.70%) Symantec
5 2 (8.70%) Remedy
5 2 (8.70%) McAfee
5 2 (8.70%) Websense
6 1 (4.35%) BMC
6 1 (4.35%) AppSense
6 1 (4.35%) Altiris
6 1 (4.35%) ProCurve