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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thin Client
Rank 99 88 83
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.39% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 0.82% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate £338 £140 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+141.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £388 £263
% change year-on-year
-17.74% +47.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £14.75 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+45.76% -
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
572 367 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.57% 25.70% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 216 195
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £11.09 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.90 £32.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 24 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 5 (62.50%) Application Packaging
2 5 (62.50%) NetScaler
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) Wyse
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (62.50%) AppSense
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (37.50%) IT Governance
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) Life Science
6 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Implementation Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Implementation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Application Packaging
2 3 (37.50%) IT Governance
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) AppSense
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
1 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) Wyse