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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 139 107 135
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +28
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.19% 0.033%
As % of the System Software category 1.67% 1.85% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £270 £263
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £26.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.61% +69.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +54.47%
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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
359 216 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.65% 10.05% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 107 127
Average daily rate £350 £285 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £164 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £465 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 48 42
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.00 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.50 £12.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £27.50 £27.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

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 24 October 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
Wiltshire -12 3 - - 1
Bristol - - - - 4
Terminal Services
England

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) MetaFrame
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
4 5 (62.50%) Firewall
5 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (50.00%) VPN
5 4 (50.00%) DNS
5 4 (50.00%) MS Office
5 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (37.50%) iPad
6 3 (37.50%) Novell eDirectory
6 3 (37.50%) SCCM
6 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
6 3 (37.50%) iPhone
6 3 (37.50%) PDA
6 3 (37.50%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (37.50%) Lync
6 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
6 3 (37.50%) HP
6 3 (37.50%) Dell
6 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
6 3 (37.50%) Avaya
6 3 (37.50%) Novell
6 3 (37.50%) Terminal Server

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Lync
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (37.50%) PDA
1 3 (37.50%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (37.50%) iPhone
1 3 (37.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) CAD
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) MetaFrame
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) Terminal Server
3 3 (37.50%) Novell eDirectory
4 1 (12.50%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Avaya
3 3 (37.50%) Novell
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Apple
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
4 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL