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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 134 140 122
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.063% 0.088%
As % of the System Software category 1.37% 0.59% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£338 - £165
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 - £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 - £209
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £263 £314
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -16.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+26.25% +33.33%
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
291 337 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.48% 10.58% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 185 127
Average daily rate £300 £375 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 37 42
Average hourly rate £20.19 £14.00 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.17% +0.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £34.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%

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 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 4 £338 -
Terminal Services
England

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Citrix
4 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) XenApp
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
7 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (20.00%) Internet
8 2 (20.00%) Symantec
8 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
8 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (20.00%) Lotus
8 2 (20.00%) IBM Notes
8 2 (20.00%) VoIP
8 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (20.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (20.00%) IIS
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Change Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) MCP
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) MCTS
4 1 (10.00%) CCEE
4 1 (10.00%) CCA
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) XenApp
4 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (20.00%) XenServer
6 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (20.00%) vSphere
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 2 (20.00%) Lotus
5 1 (10.00%) AppSense
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) BMC
5 1 (10.00%) McAfee