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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 530 481 512
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +31
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 66 114 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.22% 0.089%
As % of the System Software category 1.26% 2.24% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 63 18
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£300 £225 £241
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £110 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £445 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £213 £266
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -20.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.63 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +30.95%

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
5237 5089 4450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.82% 9.61% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2957 2740 2132
Average daily rate £350 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £164 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 607 625 608
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.38 £11.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £31.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -3.12%

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 29 May 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
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 29 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
England -60 59 £325 +62.50% 42
London -4 20 £363 +61.11% 11
South East -39 10 £275 +41.02% 6
Berkshire -10 7 £213 -50.00% 1
Yorkshire -18 6 £294 +57.71%
East of England -1 5 £288 +105.35% 10
West Midlands -5 5 £175 -39.13% 5
North West -13 5 £375 +87.50% 4
South West +14 4 £338 +125.00% 2
Wiltshire +5 4 £338 -
Derbyshire +3 4 £225 - 1
East Midlands -1 4 £225 -40.78% 2
Merseyside - 4 - -
Liverpool - 4 - -
Swindon +8 3 £325 -
North Yorkshire +2 3 £300 +7.62%
Watford -2 3 £400 +110.52% 1
Leeds -12 3 £231 +70.74%
Hertfordshire -12 3 £400 +110.52% 2
West Yorkshire -14 3 £231 +70.74%
Reading -14 3 - -
City of London +13 2 £505 +46.37% 2
Warwickshire +5 2 £200 -30.43%
Croydon -7 2 £325 - 1
Hampshire -8 2 £350 +55.55% 2
Wales -9 2 £495 +16.47% 1
Slough - 2 £150 - 1
Swansea - 2 £495 -
Maidenhead - 2 £275 -
West Wales - 2 £495 -

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 137 (93.20%) Windows
2 117 (79.59%) Active Directory
3 103 (70.07%) Citrix
4 81 (55.10%) Microsoft
5 79 (53.74%) VMware
6 64 (43.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 60 (40.82%) MS Exchange
8 52 (35.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 51 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 42 (28.57%) Firewall
11 40 (27.21%) XenApp
12 38 (25.85%) Windows Server 2012
13 37 (25.17%) DNS
14 36 (24.49%) Windows 7
15 35 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
16 32 (21.77%) SQL Server
17 30 (20.41%) MS Excel
18 28 (19.05%) SAN
18 28 (19.05%) Hyper-V
18 28 (19.05%) PowerShell
19 27 (18.37%) WAN
20 26 (17.69%) MS Office
21 23 (15.65%) Disaster Recovery
21 23 (15.65%) Clustering
22 22 (14.97%) VMware ESX
22 22 (14.97%) IIS
22 22 (14.97%) TCP/IP
22 22 (14.97%) Cisco
23 21 (14.29%) LAN
23 21 (14.29%) ITIL

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 60 (40.82%) MS Exchange
2 35 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (14.97%) IIS
4 21 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (10.20%) SharePoint
6 12 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2000
8 5 (3.40%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (3.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (2.04%) Lync
10 2 (1.36%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.36%) Apache
11 1 (0.68%) Site Server
11 1 (0.68%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 26 (17.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.84%) Office 365
2 4 (2.72%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.36%) SaaS
3 2 (1.36%) PaaS
3 2 (1.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (28.57%) Firewall
2 37 (25.17%) DNS
3 28 (19.05%) SAN
4 27 (18.37%) WAN
5 22 (14.97%) TCP/IP
6 21 (14.29%) LAN
7 20 (13.61%) DHCP
8 19 (12.93%) NAS
9 15 (10.20%) MPLS
10 14 (9.52%) VoIP
10 14 (9.52%) VPN
11 13 (8.84%) Internet
11 13 (8.84%) iSCSI
12 11 (7.48%) VPLS
12 11 (7.48%) DMZ
13 10 (6.80%) Wireless
14 9 (6.12%) EIGRP
14 9 (6.12%) OSPF
14 9 (6.12%) BGP
14 9 (6.12%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.44%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.36%) MySQL
5 2 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.76%) MSI
2 2 (1.36%) Subversion
General
1 11 (7.48%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Financial Institution
2 7 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.04%) Dutch Language
4 2 (1.36%) Publishing
4 2 (1.36%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Automotive
5 1 (0.68%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (14.29%) Analyst
2 18 (12.24%) Support Engineer
3 17 (11.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (9.52%) Administrator
6 12 (8.16%) Support Analyst
7 11 (7.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (6.80%) Architect
9 9 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (5.44%) Desktop Support
10 8 (5.44%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (4.76%) Wintel Support
11 7 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (4.76%) Technical Architect
11 7 (4.76%) Consultant
11 7 (4.76%) Support Technician
12 6 (4.08%) Technical Support
12 6 (4.08%) Wintel Engineer
13 5 (3.40%) Desktop Administrator
13 5 (3.40%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.44%) .NET
2 5 (3.40%) Application Packaging
3 3 (2.04%) HTML
3 3 (2.04%) XML
3 3 (2.04%) JSON
4 2 (1.36%) SAML
4 2 (1.36%) ODBC
5 1 (0.68%) Django
5 1 (0.68%) Ajax
5 1 (0.68%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.68%) CSS
5 1 (0.68%) Play Framework
5 1 (0.68%) HTML5
5 1 (0.68%) REST
5 1 (0.68%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.65%) Clustering
2 18 (12.24%) Thin Client
2 18 (12.24%) Fat Client
3 12 (8.16%) Blackberry
4 11 (7.48%) Data Centre
5 9 (6.12%) Replication
5 9 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (5.44%) Celerra
7 7 (4.76%) iPhone
8 5 (3.40%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.40%) iPad
9 3 (2.04%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.36%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.36%) PKI
10 2 (1.36%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (1.36%) Freedom of Information Act
11 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.68%) Life Science
11 1 (0.68%) CMDB
11 1 (0.68%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 137 (93.20%) Windows
2 64 (43.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (35.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (25.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (24.49%) Windows 7
6 17 (11.56%) Linux
7 12 (8.16%) UNIX
8 10 (6.80%) Windows 8
8 10 (6.80%) Android
8 10 (6.80%) Solaris
9 8 (5.44%) Apple iOS
9 8 (5.44%) Windows XP
10 6 (4.08%) CentOS
10 6 (4.08%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (3.40%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.04%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.36%) VMS
13 2 (1.36%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (14.29%) ITIL
3 20 (13.61%) Migration
4 13 (8.84%) Configuration Management
5 12 (8.16%) Business Continuity
6 11 (7.48%) Change Control
7 9 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (6.12%) Patch Management
8 8 (5.44%) Project Management
9 7 (4.76%) Load Balancing
9 7 (4.76%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.08%) Capacity Management
11 4 (2.72%) Change Management
11 4 (2.72%) Service Management
11 4 (2.72%) Asset Management
12 3 (2.04%) Network Load Balancing
12 3 (2.04%) Incident Management
12 3 (2.04%) Data Management
12 3 (2.04%) Server Building
12 3 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 10 (6.80%) SQL
3 9 (6.12%) VBScript
4 7 (4.76%) Python
5 5 (3.40%) Perl
5 5 (3.40%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.40%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.36%) Java
6 2 (1.36%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.36%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.36%) Ruby
7 1 (0.68%) VB
7 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 13 (8.84%) SC Cleared
4 12 (8.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (7.48%) MCP
6 10 (6.80%) MCSE
7 8 (5.44%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (4.76%) MCITP
8 7 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (4.08%) MCSA
10 5 (3.40%) DV Cleared
11 4 (2.72%) CCNA
11 4 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (2.72%) Degree
12 2 (1.36%) RHCE
12 2 (1.36%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.36%) CCA
13 1 (0.68%) CCSE
13 1 (0.68%) CCSA
13 1 (0.68%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.08%) SLA
2 2 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 117 (79.59%) Active Directory
2 51 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (27.21%) XenApp
4 28 (19.05%) Hyper-V
5 22 (14.97%) VMware ESX
6 12 (8.16%) vSphere
7 8 (5.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 8 (5.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (3.40%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (2.72%) XenDesktop
10 4 (2.72%) vCloud
10 4 (2.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (1.36%) XenServer
12 2 (1.36%) DFS Replication
12 2 (1.36%) UAG
12 2 (1.36%) Terminal Server
12 2 (1.36%) ISA Server
12 2 (1.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (10.88%) SCCM
2 9 (6.12%) Backup Exec
3 8 (5.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (5.44%) SCOM
4 7 (4.76%) ARCserve
5 6 (4.08%) Puppet
5 6 (4.08%) EdgeSight
6 5 (3.40%) NetBackup
6 5 (3.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (3.40%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (3.40%) ZABBIX
7 4 (2.72%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (2.04%) WSUS
8 3 (2.04%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.36%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (1.36%) WMI
10 1 (0.68%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.68%) MOM
10 1 (0.68%) Nagios
Vendors
1 103 (70.07%) Citrix
2 81 (55.10%) Microsoft
3 79 (53.74%) VMware
4 22 (14.97%) Cisco
5 21 (14.29%) Symantec
6 15 (10.20%) McAfee
7 11 (7.48%) HP
7 11 (7.48%) EMC
7 11 (7.48%) CheckPoint
8 10 (6.80%) SolarWinds
8 10 (6.80%) Altiris
9 8 (5.44%) Oracle
9 8 (5.44%) Nortel
10 6 (4.08%) Apple
10 6 (4.08%) Dell
10 6 (4.08%) AppSense
11 5 (3.40%) NetApp
12 4 (2.72%) Avaya
13 3 (2.04%) Intel
13 3 (2.04%) IBM
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