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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thin Client
Rank 144 139 123
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 9 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.47% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 1.71% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 7
Median daily rate £350 £225 £212
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £130 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £358 £232
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.03% -3.87%
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
1193 1051 925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.60% 27.46% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 615 490
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £567 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 51 56
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Thin Client as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Thin Client within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -6 5 £350 +55.55%
Merseyside -4 3 £450 +246.15%
Lancashire -9 1 £300 -17.24%
Thin Client
England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Thin Client also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 33 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 31 (93.94%) Windows
3 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
3 23 (69.70%) VMware
3 23 (69.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (69.70%) Windows Server
4 20 (60.61%) Citrix
5 16 (48.48%) HP
5 16 (48.48%) Wyse
5 16 (48.48%) AppSense
6 15 (45.45%) Migration
6 15 (45.45%) Application Packaging
7 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
8 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (36.36%) NetScaler
9 12 (36.36%) SharePoint
9 12 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (36.36%) Windows 10
10 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (33.33%) XenApp
11 10 (30.30%) Skype for Business
11 10 (30.30%) Skype
11 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
12 9 (27.27%) SCCM
13 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
14 7 (21.21%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
14 7 (21.21%) Data Migration

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 10 (30.30%) Skype for Business
3 7 (21.21%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Office 365
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) NetScaler
2 10 (30.30%) Skype
3 2 (6.06%) WAN
4 1 (3.03%) DHCP
4 1 (3.03%) DNS
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) VLAN
4 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (12.12%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (12.12%) Military
2 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Citrix Specialist
2 4 (12.12%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (9.09%) Citrix Expert
3 3 (9.09%) Citrix Support
3 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) Citrix Support Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Linux Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) Migration Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) IT Programme Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 33 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.12%) PKI
4 3 (9.09%) Life Science
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Windows Server
2 23 (69.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (36.36%) Windows 10
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Application Packaging
1 15 (45.45%) Migration
2 7 (21.21%) Data Migration
3 5 (15.15%) Regression Testing
3 5 (15.15%) Service Management
3 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
3 5 (15.15%) System Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) Defect Management
4 4 (12.12%) Storage Virtualisation
4 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
5 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.06%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (6.06%) IT Governance
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.06%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) C
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) ISEB
2 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (9.09%) MCSE
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
2 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (33.33%) XenApp
5 6 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
6 3 (9.09%) vSphere
6 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.03%) vCloud
7 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) SCCM
2 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (12.12%) Puppet
2 4 (12.12%) SCOrch
3 3 (9.09%) SCOM
4 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.03%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) VMware
2 20 (60.61%) Citrix
3 16 (48.48%) AppSense
3 16 (48.48%) HP
3 16 (48.48%) Wyse
4 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) arcserve
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) Fujitsu
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) Juniper
6 1 (3.03%) Mitel
6 1 (3.03%) ProCurve
6 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.03%) Sophos