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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 51 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -3
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 2 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.40% 4.12% 7.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.63% 18.64% 33.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 15
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£275 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +5.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £316 £355
% change year-on-year
-11.46% -10.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £13.50 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+24.07% +14.02%
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
76 59 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.11% 22.10% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 26 42
Average daily rate £425 £330 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £380 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -26.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.96 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.02% -39.65%

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
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 1 September 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -21 2 £275 -
Thin Client
East of England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Wyse
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) WSUS
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) SAN

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Email Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) CommVault
1 2 (50.00%) Lotus
1 2 (50.00%) Wyse
2 1 (25.00%) Mercator