The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Manchester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 85 69 87
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.071% 0.41% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 1.52% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £264 £423 £355
% change year-on-year
-37.45% +19.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.09%
Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
280 263 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.79% 27.25% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 119 132
Average daily rate £325 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £229 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 22
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.42 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.02% -22.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £10.95 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.39 £61.00 £45.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Thin Client
North West

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Thin Client
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Mitel
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) PDA
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) Document Management
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support
2 2 (40.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (40.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Mitel
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) VMware