The 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thin Client
Rank 83 82 74
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.29% 0.18% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 0.72% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£140 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £200 £330
% change year-on-year
+93.75% -39.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.25 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-35.93% +6.66%
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 Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
335 279 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.12% 25.20% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 169 149
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £202 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 20
Average hourly rate £12.50 £30.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.83 £8.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £32.00 £25.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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
Altrincham - - - -
Thin Client
North West

Thin Client
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (80.00%) Line Management
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Dell
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Site Server
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) CMDB
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (80.00%) CMDB
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Line Management
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Apple