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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thin Client
Rank 74 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -9
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.44% 0.76% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 2.56% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £280 £301
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £17.00 £14.02
% change year-on-year
-6.70% +21.25%
Thin Client
England

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
341 156 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 37.19% 29.83% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 92 42
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £471 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 10
Average hourly rate £28.75 £16.55 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.71% -38.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.75 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Thin Client within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -27 4 - -
Thin Client
England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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%) Fat Client
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) 3G
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (40.00%) AppSense
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Google Apps

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) 3G
1 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (20.00%) Rational Performance Tester
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) HPUX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) AppSense
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat