The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South West region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 136 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.066% 0.047% -
As % of the System Software category 0.63% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£150 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £310 £318
% change year-on-year
-38.70% -2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +129.16%
System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
317 201 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.42% 9.38% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 113 124
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 24 23
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.79 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £23.75 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
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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
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 31 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Somerset -15 1 £150 -
Devon - 1 - -
Bristol - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 3
Terminal Services
England

Terminal Services
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) SSH
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) LANDesk

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
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