The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 129 126 128
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 11 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% 0.78% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
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£240 £300 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £172 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £300 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £295 £370
% change year-on-year
-35.59% -20.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.20 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £19.80 £18.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
966 765 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.78% 27.20% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 389 377
Average daily rate £350 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 65 60
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.69 £17.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.64% -0.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.33 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £33.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Thin Client
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Thin Client across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Thin Client Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Thin Client
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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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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
Cheshire +6 3 £315 +125.00% 1
Merseyside - 3 £335 -
Manchester -3 1 £170 - 2
Thin Client
England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 21 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Citrix
3 12 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 11 (52.38%) Windows XP
5 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
5 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (38.10%) 3G
6 8 (38.10%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (33.33%) DHCP
7 7 (33.33%) DNS
8 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
9 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
10 4 (19.05%) XenApp
10 4 (19.05%) SCCM
10 4 (19.05%) SMS
10 4 (19.05%) Finance
11 3 (14.29%) ITIL
11 3 (14.29%) HP
11 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
11 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
12 2 (9.52%) Software Asset Management
12 2 (9.52%) Time Management
12 2 (9.52%) Banking
12 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
12 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
12 2 (9.52%) SLA
12 2 (9.52%) Client/Server

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (4.76%) Site Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) 3G
1 8 (38.10%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (33.33%) DHCP
2 7 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (19.05%) SMS
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Desktop Support
2 8 (38.10%) Support Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (9.52%) Software Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Software Licensing Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Printer Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Rollout Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 21 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) CMDB
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
3 1 (4.76%) Smartcard
3 1 (4.76%) RMADS
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 11 (52.38%) Windows XP
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
1 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 2 (9.52%) Time Management
2 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
2 2 (9.52%) Software Asset Management
2 2 (9.52%) Software Licensing
3 1 (4.76%) Software License Management
3 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
3 1 (4.76%) Email Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Line Management
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) XenApp
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Citrix
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Dell
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Siebel
3 1 (4.76%) Symantec
3 1 (4.76%) AppSense
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