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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 502 498 461
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -37
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 97 72 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 1.90% 1.50% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 41
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£325 £175 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £113 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £175 £315
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 5
Average hourly rate £25.25 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £119.75 £24.00 £23.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £18.13 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+39.31% +20.83%

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
5111 4785 4314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.53% 9.22% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2806 2381 2081
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 609 564 652
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £35.00 £34.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +19 86 £350 +100.00% 48
South East -30 23 £350 +150.00% 11
London +10 19 £400 +60.00% 15
North West 0 15 £475 - 5
Berkshire -2 11 - - 3
Manchester -2 9 £475 - 3
East Midlands 0 8 £225 - 3
Hampshire -13 7 £388 +72.22% 2
Yorkshire -20 7 £288 +64.28% 2
East of England +7 5 £300 +114.28% 5
Reading +2 5 - -
South West -4 5 £350 - 3
Hertfordshire +4 4 £400 -
Watford - 4 £400 -
West Midlands - 4 - - 4
Wiltshire +8 3 £338 - 1
Liverpool - 3 - -
Merseyside - 3 - -
Bracknell - 2 - - 1
Bristol - 2 £500 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 - -
City of London +15 1 - - 4
Sheffield +1 1 - -
South Yorkshire 0 1 - -
Portsmouth -7 1 - - 1
Scotland -12 1 - -
Kent - 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 £313 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 3

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 170 (88.08%) Windows
2 156 (80.83%) Active Directory
3 147 (76.17%) Citrix
4 114 (59.07%) Microsoft
5 103 (53.37%) VMware
6 82 (42.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 76 (39.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 71 (36.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 63 (32.64%) MS Exchange
10 52 (26.94%) Firewall
11 51 (26.42%) XenApp
12 44 (22.80%) DNS
13 43 (22.28%) SQL Server
14 42 (21.76%) SAN
14 42 (21.76%) Windows Server 2012
15 40 (20.73%) IIS
16 38 (19.69%) Hyper-V
16 38 (19.69%) Windows 7
17 36 (18.65%) Exchange Server 2010
17 36 (18.65%) MS Office
18 35 (18.13%) Clustering
19 33 (17.10%) VMware ESX
19 33 (17.10%) DHCP
20 32 (16.58%) MS Excel
20 32 (16.58%) NAS
21 31 (16.06%) PowerShell
22 29 (15.03%) Symantec
22 29 (15.03%) Disaster Recovery
23 28 (14.51%) Migration
23 28 (14.51%) WAN

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 63 (32.64%) MS Exchange
2 40 (20.73%) IIS
3 36 (18.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (10.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (10.36%) SharePoint
5 10 (5.18%) Apache
6 8 (4.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2000
7 7 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.59%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (2.59%) IBM Notes
9 4 (2.07%) Lync
10 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.52%) Site Server
Applications
1 36 (18.65%) MS Office
2 32 (16.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.15%) Office 365
2 2 (1.04%) IaaS
2 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.04%) SaaS
2 2 (1.04%) PaaS
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (26.94%) Firewall
2 44 (22.80%) DNS
3 42 (21.76%) SAN
4 33 (17.10%) DHCP
5 32 (16.58%) NAS
6 28 (14.51%) WAN
7 24 (12.44%) TCP/IP
8 20 (10.36%) VPN
9 19 (9.84%) iSCSI
10 18 (9.33%) LAN
10 18 (9.33%) VoIP
11 16 (8.29%) Internet
11 16 (8.29%) Fibre Channel
12 13 (6.74%) MPLS
13 12 (6.22%) VPLS
14 11 (5.70%) OSPF
14 11 (5.70%) BGP
14 11 (5.70%) EIGRP
14 11 (5.70%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (5.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (22.28%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.15%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.07%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.55%) MySQL
7 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.04%) Redis
7 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (5.18%) MSI
2 1 (0.52%) Subversion
2 1 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 16 (8.29%) Finance
2 7 (3.63%) Manufacturing
2 7 (3.63%) Banking
3 3 (1.55%) Financial Institution
3 3 (1.55%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.52%) Electronics
4 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.52%) Law
4 1 (0.52%) Retail
4 1 (0.52%) Marketing
4 1 (0.52%) Advertising
4 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (14.51%) Analyst
2 23 (11.92%) 2nd Line Support
3 21 (10.88%) Support Engineer
4 19 (9.84%) Administrator
5 17 (8.81%) Architect
6 14 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (6.74%) Support Analyst
7 13 (6.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (5.70%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (5.18%) Technical Architect
9 10 (5.18%) Citrix Engineer
10 9 (4.66%) Server Engineer
10 9 (4.66%) Wintel Support
10 9 (4.66%) Support Technician
10 9 (4.66%) 1st Line Support
11 8 (4.15%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (4.15%) Windows Administrator
11 8 (4.15%) IT Support
12 7 (3.63%) Consultant
13 6 (3.11%) Citrix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.15%) .NET
2 5 (2.59%) Application Packaging
3 4 (2.07%) Middleware
4 2 (1.04%) Ajax
4 2 (1.04%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (1.04%) JSON
4 2 (1.04%) CSS
4 2 (1.04%) Django
4 2 (1.04%) HTML5
4 2 (1.04%) REST
4 2 (1.04%) CSS3
4 2 (1.04%) Play Framework
4 2 (1.04%) HTML
5 1 (0.52%) Web Services
5 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.13%) Clustering
2 19 (9.84%) Blackberry
3 16 (8.29%) Replication
4 15 (7.77%) Celerra
5 14 (7.25%) Thin Client
5 14 (7.25%) Fat Client
6 9 (4.66%) Management Information System
7 8 (4.15%) iPhone
8 7 (3.63%) iPad
8 7 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.55%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.55%) Life Science
9 3 (1.55%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.04%) NHS
10 2 (1.04%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.04%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.04%) Open Source
11 1 (0.52%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.52%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.52%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 170 (88.08%) Windows
2 82 (42.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (36.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (21.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (19.69%) Windows 7
6 27 (13.99%) Linux
7 21 (10.88%) UNIX
8 16 (8.29%) Solaris
9 13 (6.74%) Windows XP
10 12 (6.22%) Windows 8
11 9 (4.66%) Windows 2000
12 8 (4.15%) CentOS
13 7 (3.63%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (3.63%) Windows Mobile
13 7 (3.63%) Android
14 6 (3.11%) Apple iOS
15 5 (2.59%) Windows NT
16 4 (2.07%) Windows Vista
16 4 (2.07%) Ubuntu
17 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.03%) Disaster Recovery
2 28 (14.51%) Migration
3 24 (12.44%) ITIL
4 20 (10.36%) Change Control
5 14 (7.25%) Configuration Management
6 11 (5.70%) Business Continuity
7 9 (4.66%) Change Management
7 9 (4.66%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (4.15%) Incident Management
9 7 (3.63%) Load Balancing
9 7 (3.63%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.63%) Project Management
10 5 (2.59%) Capacity Management
11 4 (2.07%) Asset Management
11 4 (2.07%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (1.55%) Load Testing
12 3 (1.55%) Scrum
12 3 (1.55%) Data Migration
12 3 (1.55%) Data Management
12 3 (1.55%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.06%) PowerShell
2 22 (11.40%) SQL
3 11 (5.70%) VBScript
4 6 (3.11%) Bash Shell
4 6 (3.11%) Perl
5 5 (2.59%) Python
6 4 (2.07%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.55%) Ruby
7 3 (1.55%) VB
8 2 (1.04%) C
9 1 (0.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (12.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (9.33%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.74%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.74%) MCSE
4 12 (6.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (4.66%) MCP
6 8 (4.15%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (3.11%) MCSA
7 6 (3.11%) Degree
8 5 (2.59%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.07%) CCNA
9 4 (2.07%) CCA
9 4 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.55%) MCITP
10 3 (1.55%) CCEE
10 3 (1.55%) RHCE
11 2 (1.04%) CCSA
11 2 (1.04%) CCSE
11 2 (1.04%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.18%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 156 (80.83%) Active Directory
2 76 (39.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (26.42%) XenApp
4 38 (19.69%) Hyper-V
5 33 (17.10%) VMware ESX
6 16 (8.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 15 (7.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 13 (6.74%) vSphere
9 10 (5.18%) XenServer
10 9 (4.66%) XenDesktop
11 7 (3.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (3.63%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (3.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (2.59%) ISA Server
13 5 (2.59%) vCloud
14 3 (1.55%) Samba
14 3 (1.55%) MetaFrame
14 3 (1.55%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (1.04%) Terminal Server
15 2 (1.04%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 17 (8.81%) SCCM
2 14 (7.25%) SCOM
3 11 (5.70%) Backup Exec
4 10 (5.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (3.63%) EdgeSight
5 7 (3.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (3.63%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.59%) ARCserve
6 5 (2.59%) BladeLogic
6 5 (2.59%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (2.59%) Puppet
7 4 (2.07%) ZABBIX
7 4 (2.07%) WSUS
7 4 (2.07%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (2.07%) OpenView
7 4 (2.07%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (1.55%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.04%) WMI
9 2 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 147 (76.17%) Citrix
2 114 (59.07%) Microsoft
3 103 (53.37%) VMware
4 29 (15.03%) Symantec
5 28 (14.51%) Cisco
6 16 (8.29%) EMC
6 16 (8.29%) CheckPoint
7 14 (7.25%) HP
8 13 (6.74%) McAfee
9 12 (6.22%) Oracle
10 11 (5.70%) Altiris
11 10 (5.18%) Dell
12 8 (4.15%) Nortel
12 8 (4.15%) SolarWinds
13 7 (3.63%) Intel
14 6 (3.11%) NetApp
14 6 (3.11%) Lotus
14 6 (3.11%) Apple
14 6 (3.11%) AppSense
15 5 (2.59%) Avaya
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