The table below looks at the statistics for Terminal Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Terminal Services over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 133 116 120
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 2.13% 2.17% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
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£435 £298 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.21% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £225 £200
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £18.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+201.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -10.44%
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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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
282 230 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.97% 9.24% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 99 119
Average daily rate £355 £273 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.27% -22.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £140 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 37 47
Average hourly rate £19.25 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.80 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £21.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% -11.42%

Terminal Services
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Terminal Services across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Terminal Services Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Terminal Services
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Terminal Services across the South West region.

Terminal Services Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Terminal Services
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Terminal Services across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Terminal Services Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Terminal Services
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Terminal Services across the South West region.

Terminal Services Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Terminal Services
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Bristol - 3 £475 - 1
Wiltshire -4 2 £420 -
Devon - - - - 1
Terminal Services
England

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) Citrix
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (50.00%) MetaFrame
5 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) XenApp
6 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (33.33%) SCCM
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (33.33%) MS Office
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) VPN
7 3 (25.00%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) Dell
7 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (25.00%) Terminal Server
7 3 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (25.00%) Symantec
7 3 (25.00%) Avaya
7 3 (25.00%) Novell

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Lync
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (8.33%) IIS
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Wintel Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Change Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (25.00%) PDA
3 3 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (25.00%) iPhone
3 3 (25.00%) iPad
4 2 (16.67%) Clustering
5 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) CAD
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) CCA
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCTS
3 1 (8.33%) CCEE
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) MetaFrame
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (41.67%) XenApp
4 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (25.00%) Terminal Server
5 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (25.00%) Novell eDirectory
6 2 (16.67%) vSphere
6 2 (16.67%) XenServer
6 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (8.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (8.33%) ARCserve
3 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
1 11 (91.67%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) Dell
3 3 (25.00%) Symantec
3 3 (25.00%) Avaya
3 3 (25.00%) Novell
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Apple
5 1 (8.33%) BMC
5 1 (8.33%) McAfee
5 1 (8.33%) AppSense
5 1 (8.33%) SonicWALL