The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 66 36 49
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +13
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.15% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 1.33% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £308 £358
% change year-on-year
-14.63% -13.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+12.28% -20.83%
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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 North East region.

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
204 75 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 30.63% 21.43% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 24 27
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 17 5
Average hourly rate £18.53 £26.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.72% +48.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.42 £16.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £33.00 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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%) WebLogic
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) KVM
2 4 (80.00%) RHEV
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) VMware