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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thin Client
Rank 38 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.65% 1.03% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.44% 3.88% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £330 £288 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.78% -29.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £280 £264
% change year-on-year
+15.17% +6.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.38 £21.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-37.05% +37.09%
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
82 103 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.54% 26.55% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 70 54
Median daily rate £415 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £191 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 3
Median hourly rate £46.07 £40.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.17% -4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Thin Client as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Thin Client also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft