The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thin Client
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 4.00% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+0.69% +16.66%
Thin Client
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17 33 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 34.00% 42.31% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 4
Average daily rate £300 £385 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +72.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £253 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £408 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Thin Client across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Thin Client across the Bedford region.

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Thin Client 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 Thin Client.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Local Government
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) TickIT
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Thin Client 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 Thin Client. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) TickIT
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint