The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thin Client
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.34% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£280 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -20.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £14.02
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +17.68%
Thin Client
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
226 156 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.77% 19.35% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 107 55
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 6
Average hourly rate £28.50 £33.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% -21.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) CA
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 3 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Wyse
3 3 (60.00%) AppSense
3 3 (60.00%) Lync
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (60.00%) BitLocker
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (60.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) BitLocker
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (40.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) CA
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) Wyse
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) AppSense
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco