The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thin Client
Rank 52 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 8 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.53% 1.16% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.71% 4.23% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
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£450 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £264 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.95% -38.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+158.06% +3.33%
Thin Client
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
140 189 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.77% 27.47% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 102 58
Average daily rate £344 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 17
Average hourly rate £32.10 £37.60 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.62% +34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £16.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Thin Client
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 7 May 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
Colchester +8 3 £425 +6.25%
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Thin Client
East of England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 8 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (62.50%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (62.50%) MySQL
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) Business Objects
3 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
3 5 (62.50%) SAP
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) JMS
3 5 (62.50%) Ingres
3 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (62.50%) MongoDB
3 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (62.50%) Line Management
3 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
3 5 (62.50%) WildFly
3 5 (62.50%) Solaris
3 5 (62.50%) JSON
4 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
6 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
1 5 (62.50%) WildFly
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) NetScreen
2 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) SNMP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
2 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (12.50%) DMVPN
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) Ingres
1 5 (62.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Packager
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) JMS
1 5 (62.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Line Management
1 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) Business Objects
1 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Infoblox
3 1 (12.50%) Imperva