The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Thin Client
North West / Cheshire
Rank 48 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% - 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% - 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £21.50 £12.13
% change year-on-year
-43.86% +77.31%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
169 312 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.94% 35.10% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 178 125
Median daily rate £350 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 8
Median hourly rate £19.64 £18.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.70 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £26.03 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Thin Client as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Thin Client also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (75.00%) AppSense
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Service Design
2 3 (75.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 3 (75.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) DBS Check

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Technician
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (25.00%) IT Technician
3 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (75.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 3 (75.00%) Service Design
1 3 (75.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) AppSense
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) VMware