The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 120 122 119
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 5 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 1.08% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
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£300 £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £235 £370
% change year-on-year
-8.51% -36.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.91% -15.27%
Thin Client
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
792 738 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.85% 29.40% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 383 237
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 43
Average hourly rate £20.25 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £38.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.48 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.35% -2.50%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Thin Client
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 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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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
Reading +9 4 £300 +3.44%
Bracknell - - - -
Thin Client
South East

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 15 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Citrix
3 12 (80.00%) HP
3 12 (80.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
4 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (60.00%) Nagios
5 9 (60.00%) Red Hat
5 9 (60.00%) UNIX
5 9 (60.00%) EMC
5 9 (60.00%) DHCP
5 9 (60.00%) NFS
5 9 (60.00%) DNS
5 9 (60.00%) Linux
5 9 (60.00%) C
5 9 (60.00%) Perl
5 9 (60.00%) VB
5 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (60.00%) Bourne shell
5 9 (60.00%) Isilon
5 9 (60.00%) NetBackup
5 9 (60.00%) Korn
6 6 (40.00%) HNC
6 6 (40.00%) MCSE
6 6 (40.00%) CCA
6 6 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (33.33%) Altiris
8 4 (26.67%) XenApp

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) DHCP
1 9 (60.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Server Support
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Release Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Support
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (60.00%) UNIX
4 9 (60.00%) Linux
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C
1 9 (60.00%) Perl
1 9 (60.00%) VB
1 9 (60.00%) Bourne shell
1 9 (60.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) HNC
1 6 (40.00%) MCSE
1 6 (40.00%) CCA
1 6 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) NFS
3 4 (26.67%) XenApp
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) Nagios
1 9 (60.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Citrix
2 12 (80.00%) HP
3 9 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (60.00%) EMC
3 9 (60.00%) Isilon
4 5 (33.33%) Altiris
5 3 (20.00%) Veritas
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) CA
6 2 (13.33%) NetIQ
6 2 (13.33%) AppSense