The table below looks at the statistics for Terminal Services skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Terminal Services over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 568 498 522
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +24
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 45 94 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.18% 0.071%
As % of the System Software category 0.81% 1.82% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 50 17
Average daily rate
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£363 £200 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £110 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £288 £180
% change year-on-year
- +59.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 7
Average hourly rate £79.05 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+295.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.29 £11.40 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.81 £23.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £79.05 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+295.25% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5533 5171 4839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.91% 9.77% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3149 2818 2370
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 567 605 623
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £29.95 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

Terminal Services
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Terminal Services within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Terminal Services Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Terminal Services
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Terminal Services within the UK.

Terminal Services Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Terminal Services
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Terminal Services within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Terminal Services Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Terminal Services
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Terminal Services within the UK.

Terminal Services Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Terminal Services
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Terminal Services within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Terminal Services Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Terminal Services
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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
England -66 43 £344 +88.35% 30
East of England +8 12 £425 +123.68% 7
London -32 10 £363 +190.00% 3
Watford -2 8 £425 +123.68% 1
Hertfordshire -4 8 £425 +123.68% 2
South East -37 8 £213 +28.78% 4
Berkshire +2 6 £213 -51.42% 2
North West -12 5 £203 +15.71% 3
West Yorkshire -15 5 £235 - 3
Yorkshire -16 5 £235 - 3
Leeds -21 5 £235 - 2
Liverpool - 4 - -
Merseyside - 4 - -
Reading -4 3 - - 2
Hampshire 0 2 - - 1
West Midlands -2 2 £175 -39.13% 7
City of London -8 2 £415 +20.28% 1
Norfolk - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £275 -
Bedfordshire +10 1 £288 - 3
Somerset +6 1 - -
Luton +6 1 £288 - 2
Warwickshire -1 1 £200 -30.43% 1
Scotland -1 1 - -
Wales -2 1 £495 +10.00%
South West -8 1 - - 1
West Wales - 1 £495 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £203 -
Norwich - 1 - -

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 134 (93.06%) Windows
2 117 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 103 (71.53%) Citrix
4 86 (59.72%) Microsoft
5 77 (53.47%) VMware
6 64 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 56 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 55 (38.19%) MS Exchange
9 50 (34.72%) VMware Infrastructure
10 45 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 39 (27.08%) Windows 7
11 39 (27.08%) Firewall
12 35 (24.31%) DNS
13 34 (23.61%) XenApp
14 32 (22.22%) SQL Server
15 31 (21.53%) MS Excel
16 29 (20.14%) Hyper-V
16 29 (20.14%) Exchange Server 2010
17 27 (18.75%) WAN
17 27 (18.75%) PowerShell
18 26 (18.06%) MS Office
18 26 (18.06%) SAN
19 25 (17.36%) Cisco
20 24 (16.67%) Symantec
21 23 (15.97%) DHCP
21 23 (15.97%) SCCM
22 22 (15.28%) LAN
23 21 (14.58%) Thin Client
23 21 (14.58%) Fat Client
24 20 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2003

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 55 (38.19%) MS Exchange
2 29 (20.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (13.19%) IIS
5 16 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 10 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.39%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.69%) Apache
9 1 (0.69%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 31 (21.53%) MS Excel
2 26 (18.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.33%) Office 365
2 4 (2.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 39 (27.08%) Firewall
2 35 (24.31%) DNS
3 27 (18.75%) WAN
4 26 (18.06%) SAN
5 23 (15.97%) DHCP
6 22 (15.28%) LAN
7 18 (12.50%) NAS
8 14 (9.72%) iSCSI
8 14 (9.72%) TCP/IP
9 12 (8.33%) MPLS
10 11 (7.64%) VPN
10 11 (7.64%) DMZ
10 11 (7.64%) Internet
11 10 (6.94%) VoIP
11 10 (6.94%) Wireless
11 10 (6.94%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (6.94%) VLAN
12 9 (6.25%) LDAP
12 9 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (5.56%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.39%) MySQL
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.69%) DTS
7 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.86%) MSI
2 2 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 12 (8.33%) Finance
2 7 (4.86%) Financial Institution
2 7 (4.86%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.08%) Banking
3 3 (2.08%) Dutch Language
4 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.39%) Publishing
5 1 (0.69%) Retail
5 1 (0.69%) Marketing
5 1 (0.69%) Electronics
5 1 (0.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (12.50%) Analyst
3 16 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 16 (11.11%) Administrator
4 14 (9.72%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (6.94%) Support Analyst
6 9 (6.25%) Architect
6 9 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 9 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) Desktop Administrator
8 7 (4.86%) Technical Architect
8 7 (4.86%) Support Technician
8 7 (4.86%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (4.17%) Wintel Support
10 5 (3.47%) Wintel Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) Consultant
11 4 (2.78%) Technical Support
11 4 (2.78%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.56%) .NET
2 5 (3.47%) Application Packaging
3 3 (2.08%) HTML
3 3 (2.08%) JSON
3 3 (2.08%) XML
3 3 (2.08%) ODBC
4 2 (1.39%) SAML
5 1 (0.69%) Ajax
5 1 (0.69%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.69%) CSS
5 1 (0.69%) Django
5 1 (0.69%) HTML5
5 1 (0.69%) REST
5 1 (0.69%) CSS3
5 1 (0.69%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.58%) Thin Client
1 21 (14.58%) Fat Client
2 19 (13.19%) Data Centre
3 17 (11.81%) Clustering
4 12 (8.33%) Replication
5 10 (6.94%) Blackberry
5 10 (6.94%) EMC VNX
6 9 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (5.56%) Celerra
8 7 (4.86%) iPhone
9 5 (3.47%) iPad
9 5 (3.47%) Management Information System
10 4 (2.78%) PKI
11 3 (2.08%) Freedom of Information Act
11 3 (2.08%) Data Structures
11 3 (2.08%) Freedom of Information
12 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.69%) HP Storage
12 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 134 (93.06%) Windows
2 64 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (27.08%) Windows 7
6 16 (11.11%) Linux
7 13 (9.03%) Windows 8
8 12 (8.33%) Android
9 11 (7.64%) UNIX
9 11 (7.64%) Solaris
10 9 (6.25%) Windows XP
11 8 (5.56%) Apple iOS
12 7 (4.86%) CentOS
13 6 (4.17%) Ubuntu
13 6 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (2.08%) Windows 2000
15 2 (1.39%) Windows Vista
15 2 (1.39%) VMS
16 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.19%) ITIL
1 19 (13.19%) Migration
2 18 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (9.03%) Configuration Management
4 11 (7.64%) Business Continuity
5 10 (6.94%) Change Control
6 9 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (5.56%) Patch Management
7 8 (5.56%) Project Management
8 7 (4.86%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.17%) Change Management
9 6 (4.17%) Asset Management
9 6 (4.17%) Capacity Management
10 5 (3.47%) Server Building
10 5 (3.47%) Load Balancing
11 4 (2.78%) Service Management
11 4 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (2.78%) Build Automation
11 4 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (2.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 13 (9.03%) SQL
3 8 (5.56%) VBScript
3 8 (5.56%) Python
4 6 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 6 (4.17%) Perl
5 5 (3.47%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.78%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.78%) Java
7 3 (2.08%) C#
8 2 (1.39%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.39%) Ruby
9 1 (0.69%) C
9 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (7.64%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.94%) MCSE
4 9 (6.25%) MCP
5 8 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (4.86%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (4.86%) MCITP
7 6 (4.17%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.47%) MCSA
8 5 (3.47%) DV Cleared
8 5 (3.47%) Degree
9 4 (2.78%) CCNA
9 4 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.08%) RHCE
11 2 (1.39%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.69%) CCEE
12 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.47%) SLA
2 2 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 117 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 50 (34.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (23.61%) XenApp
4 29 (20.14%) Hyper-V
5 18 (12.50%) VMware ESX
6 10 (6.94%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (5.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 7 (4.86%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (4.86%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (4.86%) vSphere
9 5 (3.47%) vCloud
10 3 (2.08%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.39%) Firmware
11 2 (1.39%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.39%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.69%) Samba
12 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.69%) NFS
12 1 (0.69%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 23 (15.97%) SCCM
2 15 (10.42%) SCOM
3 12 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 10 (6.94%) Puppet
5 7 (4.86%) Backup Exec
6 6 (4.17%) ZABBIX
6 6 (4.17%) EdgeSight
7 4 (2.78%) SCOrch
7 4 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (2.78%) ARCserve
7 4 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (2.08%) NetBackup
8 3 (2.08%) Tivoli
8 3 (2.08%) WSUS
9 2 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.39%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.69%) Nagios
10 1 (0.69%) MOM
10 1 (0.69%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 103 (71.53%) Citrix
2 86 (59.72%) Microsoft
3 77 (53.47%) VMware
4 25 (17.36%) Cisco
5 24 (16.67%) Symantec
6 13 (9.03%) EMC
7 10 (6.94%) Altiris
7 10 (6.94%) CheckPoint
7 10 (6.94%) SolarWinds
8 9 (6.25%) McAfee
8 9 (6.25%) HP
8 9 (6.25%) Dell
9 8 (5.56%) Oracle
9 8 (5.56%) Nortel
10 6 (4.17%) Apple
11 5 (3.47%) AppSense
11 5 (3.47%) NetApp
12 4 (2.78%) Avaya
12 4 (2.78%) Veeam
12 4 (2.78%) ServiceNow
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