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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 108 118 133
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +15
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 12 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.48% 0.21% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.27% 0.96% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
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£215 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 - £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 - £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £306 £363
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -15.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £11.26 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+50.97% -4.89%
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
529 521 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.03% 21.67% 19.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 226 259
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 27 26
Average hourly rate £18.36 £16.86 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.89% -49.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £9.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £36.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Thin Client across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Thin Client Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 3 £290 - 2
Bracknell +2 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Thin Client
South East

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (93.33%) Citrix
3 12 (80.00%) Windows
4 9 (60.00%) Finance
5 8 (53.33%) ITIL
6 6 (40.00%) IBM Notes
6 6 (40.00%) Client/Server
6 6 (40.00%) LAN
6 6 (40.00%) WAN
6 6 (40.00%) Lotus
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
8 4 (26.67%) XenApp
8 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
9 3 (20.00%) AppSense
9 3 (20.00%) HP
9 3 (20.00%) MS Office
10 2 (13.33%) SLA
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (13.33%) CA
10 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
10 2 (13.33%) NetIQ
10 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (13.33%) Service Management
10 2 (13.33%) Altiris
10 2 (13.33%) SCCM
10 2 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (40.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) LAN
1 6 (40.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Release Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Desktop Support
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 6 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (26.67%) XenApp
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (6.67%) Netcool
2 1 (6.67%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (6.67%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Citrix
2 6 (40.00%) Lotus
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) AppSense
5 2 (13.33%) Altiris
5 2 (13.33%) NetIQ
5 2 (13.33%) CA
6 1 (6.67%) Becrypt
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