The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thin Client
Rank 41 50 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.83% 0.22% 2.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.19% 0.89% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
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£300 £410 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +41.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -20.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £14.02
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +17.68%
Thin Client
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
94 112 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.11% 25.11% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 72 35
Average daily rate £403 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.82% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £233 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £42.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Thin Client across the Bedfordshire region.

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Thin Client
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Thin Client within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Luton - 2 £294 - 1
Bedford - 1 £300 -
Thin Client
East of England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 5 (83.33%) IP Telephony
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) Local Government
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) WSUS
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) IP Telephony
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) TickIT
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) CommVault
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Wyse