The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 33 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.41% - 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.96% - 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£520 - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £308 £358
% change year-on-year
-10.56% -13.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £13.50 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+20.37% +14.02%
Thin Client
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
51 41 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.73% 16.80% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 19
Average daily rate £475 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £288 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £477 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 17
Average hourly rate £13.48 £11.50 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.21% -34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.68 £11.50 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £11.50 £19.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Siebel
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WLAN
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (33.33%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Siebel
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP