The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Thin Client
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 73 91 81
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 0.96% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £130 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £319 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -17.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £21.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year
-43.86% +126.31%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
274 416 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.35% 28.24% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 191 177
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £283 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Median hourly rate £52.09 £40.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.40% +151.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 £37.00 £14.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.35 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Thin Client
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (40.00%) assyst
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) MCP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Case Management
5 1 (20.00%) SCOM

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) IT Support
3 2 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Case Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft