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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Thin Client
North West / Manchester
Rank - 95 85
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 0 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.39% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.27% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Median daily rate - £338 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +141.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £319 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -17.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £21.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year
-43.86% +126.31%

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
404 551 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.88% 30.54% 26.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 304 223
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.00 £11.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £34.80 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Thin Client as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Thin Client also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) AppSense
2 4 (66.67%) Wyse
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (33.33%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 2 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
4 2 (33.33%) Server Building
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Application Discovery
4 2 (33.33%) Local Government
4 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (33.33%) IPv4
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix Specialist
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix Expert
3 2 (33.33%) IT Technician
3 2 (33.33%) Senior IT Technician
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Application Discovery
1 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 2 (33.33%) Customer-Centric Approach
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Server Building
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) AppSense
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Wyse
3 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Motorola
3 2 (33.33%) Sophos