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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 59 48 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 1 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.20% 1.21% 1.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 3.49% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £308 £363
% change year-on-year
-19.34% -15.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -25.00%
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
164 172 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 33.54% 34.82% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 77 47
Average daily rate £375 £371 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £244 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £538 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 39 31
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% -39.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 2014. 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 -5 1 - -
Thin Client
East of England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) NetScreen
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (60.00%) CCSE
3 3 (60.00%) BIG-IP
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) Infoblox
3 3 (60.00%) Imperva
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (60.00%) Line Management
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (60.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) DMVPN
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) OSPF
1 3 (60.00%) BGP
1 3 (60.00%) NetScreen
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (60.00%) DMVPN
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Security Specialist
1 3 (60.00%) Network Specialist
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) Line Management
1 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) VB
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) CCSE
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Infoblox
2 3 (60.00%) Imperva
2 3 (60.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Wyse