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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank - 138 124
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category - 1.32% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £450 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +52.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £225
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
- +24.80%
Terminal Services
England

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
331 303 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.34% 9.56% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 143 111
Average daily rate £330 £375 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 48 37
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% +15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £10.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £30.00 £20.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) VCP6
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VCP6
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft