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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thin Client
Rank - 47 55
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.45% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.60% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £475 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £388 £220
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +76.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £9.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+126.31% -32.14%
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
133 125 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.18% 28.41% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 60 96
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £207 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £474 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +9.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 2 (100.00%) Imperva
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) Check Point Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Imperva
1 2 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) HP