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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 129 140 112
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -28
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 1.44% 0.93% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £150 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £150 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £150 £209
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £200 £319
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -37.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.63 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-17.57% +30.95%
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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
277 321 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.29% 10.71% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 180 122
Average daily rate £313 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 41 36
Average hourly rate £20.19 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.17% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £36.45 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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
Wiltshire +5 4 £338 -
Terminal Services
England

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (37.50%) XenApp
5 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Clustering
6 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
6 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) VoIP
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Change Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) MCP
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (12.50%) ARCserve
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) Lotus
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee