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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 241 195 226
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +31
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 13 45 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.50% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 1.14% 4.49% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 7
Average daily rate
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£275 £195 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £112 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £450 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £200 £319
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -37.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 2
Average hourly rate £31.50 £20.63 £19.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.72% +3.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.63 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-17.57% +30.95%
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
1141 1002 1029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.23% 11.19% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 474 487
Average daily rate £358 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £145 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 144 173
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.95 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.43% -13.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £33.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 9 £213 -50.00% 2
Hampshire -10 3 £350 +55.55% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Terminal Services
England

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 27 (75.00%) Citrix
3 24 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (44.44%) MS Exchange
7 12 (33.33%) VoIP
7 12 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (25.00%) XenApp
9 8 (22.22%) Firewall
9 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 8 (22.22%) VMware
10 7 (19.44%) McAfee
10 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
11 6 (16.67%) DNS
11 6 (16.67%) Migration
11 6 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (13.89%) Altiris
12 5 (13.89%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (13.89%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (13.89%) EdgeSight
12 5 (13.89%) AppSense
12 5 (13.89%) MSI
12 5 (13.89%) HP
12 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
12 5 (13.89%) Linux
13 4 (11.11%) Application Packaging
14 3 (8.33%) SCCM
14 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 12 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.89%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Lync
4 1 (2.78%) Site Server
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) VoIP
2 8 (22.22%) Firewall
3 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
4 6 (16.67%) DNS
5 3 (8.33%) DHCP
5 3 (8.33%) Internet
6 2 (5.56%) SAN
6 2 (5.56%) WAN
6 2 (5.56%) VLAN
7 1 (2.78%) SMTP
7 1 (2.78%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MSI
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.56%) Publishing
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (8.33%) Citrix Administrator
3 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (8.33%) Administrator
3 3 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (5.56%) Applications Packager
4 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.56%) IT Support
4 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Designer
5 1 (2.78%) Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Architect
5 1 (2.78%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
1 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.78%) PKI
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 24 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (13.89%) Linux
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (8.33%) Line Management
3 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
3 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (5.56%) Software Deployment
3 2 (5.56%) Malware Detection\Protection
3 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
4 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL
4 1 (2.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) VBScript
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 3 (8.33%) MCITP
1 3 (8.33%) MCSE
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) MCSA
System Software
1 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.00%) XenApp
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.56%) ISA Server
5 2 (5.56%) Terminal Server
5 2 (5.56%) vSphere
6 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (13.89%) EdgeSight
2 3 (8.33%) SCCM
3 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.56%) HP SIM
3 2 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) Citrix
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) McAfee
4 5 (13.89%) Altiris
4 5 (13.89%) AppSense
4 5 (13.89%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) Websense
5 2 (5.56%) Symantec
5 2 (5.56%) EMC
5 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.78%) Juniper