The table below looks at the statistics for Terminal Services skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Terminal Services over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Terminal Services
Rank 55 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Terminal Services 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.53% - 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 6.12% - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£450 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £348 £288
% change year-on-year
-28.05% +20.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £27.65 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-34.90% +81.31%
Terminal Services
Wales

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 Wales region.

System Software Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
49 48 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.70% 10.53% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 16
Average daily rate £299 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £185 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -6.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Terminal Services
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Terminal Services Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Terminal Services
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Terminal Services across the South Wales region.

Terminal Services Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Terminal Services
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Terminal Services across the South Wales region.

Terminal Services Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Terminal Services
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
Bridgend - 2 £450 -
Cardiff - 1 - - 1
Terminal Services
Wales

Terminal Services
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) Citrix
3 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
5 5 (45.45%) MetaFrame
5 5 (45.45%) UNIX
5 5 (45.45%) SAN
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
5 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) Local Government
6 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 3 (27.27%) Intel
7 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
7 3 (27.27%) ARCserve
7 3 (27.27%) Symantec
7 3 (27.27%) LAN
7 3 (27.27%) WAN
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) MS Office
7 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
7 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
7 3 (27.27%) Fat Client

Terminal Services
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (18.18%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 4 (36.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Technical Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Support
2 2 (18.18%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
1 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
1 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
2 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (9.09%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) MetaFrame
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) XenApp
4 2 (18.18%) XenServer
4 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
4 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 2 (18.18%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (18.18%) UAG
4 2 (18.18%) vCloud
5 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) ARCserve
1 3 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
1 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
2 2 (18.18%) WSUS
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Citrix
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Intel
4 3 (27.27%) Symantec
5 2 (18.18%) Remedy
5 2 (18.18%) McAfee
5 2 (18.18%) Sophos
5 2 (18.18%) Websense
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Cognos