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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 136 113 140
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +27
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 7 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.66% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 3.06% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 1
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£212 £280 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.41% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £308 £355
% change year-on-year
-8.94% -13.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £10.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -4.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +14.02%
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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
759 621 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.30% 21.67% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 310 332
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 41 74
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £18.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -4.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.65 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.38 £35.00 £37.50
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 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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Manchester -13 1 £170 - 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
Thin Client
England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 25 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 23 (92.00%) Citrix
3 20 (80.00%) Windows
4 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
4 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (52.00%) Windows 7
6 12 (48.00%) Windows XP
7 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (36.00%) 3G
8 9 (36.00%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (32.00%) DHCP
9 8 (32.00%) DNS
10 7 (28.00%) ITIL
11 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
12 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
12 5 (20.00%) IP Telephony
12 5 (20.00%) Project Management
12 5 (20.00%) Finance
12 5 (20.00%) Cisco
13 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (16.00%) SAN
13 4 (16.00%) WLAN
13 4 (16.00%) CCNA
13 4 (16.00%) LAN
13 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
13 4 (16.00%) .NET
13 4 (16.00%) MCSE
13 4 (16.00%) VMware
13 4 (16.00%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) Site Server
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) 3G
1 9 (36.00%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (32.00%) DHCP
2 8 (32.00%) DNS
3 5 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 4 (16.00%) WLAN
4 4 (16.00%) Wireless
4 4 (16.00%) SAN
4 4 (16.00%) LAN
5 1 (4.00%) SMS
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Local Government
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 8 (32.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (16.00%) Network Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
8 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Network Support
8 1 (4.00%) Security Architect
8 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Network Support Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (4.00%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.00%) RMADS
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (52.00%) Windows 7
4 12 (48.00%) Windows XP
5 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.00%) Email Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) MCSE
3 4 (16.00%) CCNA
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Citrix
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Dell
5 1 (4.00%) Mitel
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Siebel