The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thin Client
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.83% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.51% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £263 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £15.50 £14.51
% change year-on-year
+37.09% +6.82%
Thin Client
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
57 82 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 23.55% 36.28% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 53 47
Average daily rate £466 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £136 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £25.75 £32.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.53% +68.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.88 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.00 £114.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.67
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -0.76%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (25.00%) BCP
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) BCP
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix