The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thin Client
Rank 53 44 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 3 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.61% 0.98% 4.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.78% 2.90% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
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£350 £212 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.37% -29.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-3.87% +22.22%
Thin Client
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
169 138 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 34.28% 33.66% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 77 34
Average daily rate £423 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £211 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £540 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 9
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% +51.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Thin Client
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Thin Client across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Thin Client Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Thin Client
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Blackpool -25 2 £363 +71.27%
Preston - 1 £125 -
Thin Client
North West

Thin Client
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) CCEE
2 2 (66.67%) CCIA
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) HP

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (66.67%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Rollout Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Fat Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CCEE
1 2 (66.67%) CCIA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) HP