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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thin Client
Rank - 65 68
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.38% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.27% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £264 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -25.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £14.02
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +17.68%
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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
241 236 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.03% 30.14% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 122 93
Average daily rate £415 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.92% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £215 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 7
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Thin Client across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) SCADA

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Trainer
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (50.00%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft