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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thin Client
Rank 85 85 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 11 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 0.072% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.42% 0.30% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £264 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.95% -38.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £13.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+158.06% +3.33%
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
455 330 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.74% 23.76% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 169 131
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £198 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 27
Average hourly rate £13.25 £15.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% +8.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.00 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £37.99 £25.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Thin Client across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015.

Thin Client Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 May 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 14 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Wyse
3 9 (64.29%) Migration
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 9 (64.29%) SCCM
4 8 (57.14%) BitLocker
4 8 (57.14%) AppSense
4 8 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (50.00%) QA
6 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Citrix
8 4 (28.57%) HP
9 3 (21.43%) Dell
9 3 (21.43%) Site Server
9 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
9 3 (21.43%) ITIL
9 3 (21.43%) Service Management
9 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
9 3 (21.43%) Line Management
9 3 (21.43%) CMDB
10 2 (14.29%) Life Science
11 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (7.14%) Marketing
11 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
11 1 (7.14%) Electronics
11 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
11 1 (7.14%) Finance

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 3 (21.43%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Build Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Packager
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (21.43%) CMDB
3 2 (14.29%) Life Science
4 1 (7.14%) DTV
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Migration
2 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
3 3 (21.43%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Wyse
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) AppSense
4 5 (35.71%) Citrix
5 4 (28.57%) HP
6 3 (21.43%) Dell
7 1 (7.14%) SAP