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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 137 132 126
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 1.34% 1.09% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
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£450 - £406
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 - £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £175 £315
% change year-on-year
+92.85% -44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £15.63 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+61.60% +7.75%
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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
299 274 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.57% 9.63% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 124 120
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.44% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 35 44
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.59 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -1.51%

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 4 March 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 4 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
Bristol - 3 £475 -
Devon - - - - 2
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Terminal Services
England

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) XenApp
4 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
5 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (28.57%) MCP
6 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 2 (28.57%) Clustering
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) XenServer
6 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) Symantec
6 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (28.57%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Change Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (28.57%) MCP
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CCEE
3 1 (14.29%) CCA
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCTS
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (71.43%) XenApp
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
4 2 (28.57%) XenServer
4 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
4 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 1 (14.29%) MetaFrame
5 1 (14.29%) Terminal Server
5 1 (14.29%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (14.29%) ARCserve
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (14.29%) Novell
4 1 (14.29%) AppSense