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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 83 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.79% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £175 £368
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -52.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.75 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-20.63% -13.69%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
354 252 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.26% 21.21% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 118 92
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £231 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 5
Average hourly rate £22.14 £16.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.15% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.95 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.95 £17.50 £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Thin Client across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (50.00%) MCDST
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware