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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thin Client
Rank 63 68 72
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 9 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.02% 0.34% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.46% 1.51% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Average daily rate £325 £280 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -34.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £263
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +23.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £40.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-70.62% +158.06%
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
260 199 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 29.55% 22.72% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 150 125
Average daily rate £368 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £511 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 10
Average hourly rate £39.00 £45.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +34.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £36.78 £12.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £65.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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 29 April 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 13 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 11 (84.62%) SCCM
2 11 (84.62%) AppSense
3 10 (76.92%) Wyse
3 10 (76.92%) VMware
3 10 (76.92%) VMware ESX
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (76.92%) Skype for Business
3 10 (76.92%) XenApp
3 10 (76.92%) XenDesktop
4 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 7 (53.85%) MS Office
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (38.46%) VPN
5 5 (38.46%) DNS
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco
5 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (30.77%) CA
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Application Virtualisation
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
7 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (23.08%) Skype

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (76.92%) Skype for Business
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
1 5 (38.46%) VPN
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) Skype
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Office 365 Expert
4 2 (15.38%) Subject Matter Expert
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Packager
5 1 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Application Virtualisation
2 3 (23.08%) Application Packaging
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
1 3 (23.08%) VBScript
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) VMware ESX
1 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (76.92%) XenApp
1 10 (76.92%) XenDesktop
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) AppSense
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Wyse
3 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) CA
5 3 (23.08%) Dell
5 3 (23.08%) Intel Security
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) Polycom
6 2 (15.38%) Symantec