The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thin Client
Rank 79 89 84
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.28% 0.47% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% 2.09% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£275 - £263
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 - £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £307 - £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £200 £330
% change year-on-year
+93.75% -39.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £160.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-35.93% +6.66%
Thin Client
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
354 335 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.12% 22.50% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 180 126
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 49
Average hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £36.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Thin Client
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Derbyshire +20 1 £275 -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Thin Client
England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 12 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (25.00%) XenApp
6 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (25.00%) Smartphone
6 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (25.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (25.00%) JD Edwards
6 3 (25.00%) Wireless
6 3 (25.00%) MS Office
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) ERP
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) Back Office
7 2 (16.67%) AS400
7 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Wireless
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (25.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (16.67%) AS400
3 2 (16.67%) iSeries
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) XenApp
1 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) JD Edwards
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
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