The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 124 118 124
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 5 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.18% 0.12% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 0.68% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Average daily rate £200 £448 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.30% -0.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £264 £423 £355
% change year-on-year
-37.45% +19.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.09%
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
572 439 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.04% 17.86% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 162 278
Average daily rate £375 £355 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.78% +2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £13.09 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Thin Client
South East

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell 0 2 - -
Reading -2 2 £196 -39.61% 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Thin Client
South East

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (100.00%) Citrix
1 11 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) Incident Management
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) Veritas
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Time Management
6 3 (27.27%) Altiris
6 3 (27.27%) UNIX
6 3 (27.27%) HTML
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) MCSE
6 3 (27.27%) HP
6 3 (27.27%) CCA
6 3 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (27.27%) RHCE
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 3 (27.27%) Replication
6 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
7 2 (18.18%) Clustering
7 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
7 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
1 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (18.18%) Live Communications Server
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Support
2 3 (27.27%) Author
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Author
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (27.27%) Replication
3 2 (18.18%) Clustering
3 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (27.27%) UNIX
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Incident Management
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) CCA
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (27.27%) RHCE
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) Veritas
3 3 (27.27%) Altiris
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Becrypt
5 1 (9.09%) AppSense