The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 121 106 135
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +29
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 8 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.82% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 3.68% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
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£211 £268 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.30% +1.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £300 £358
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £11.13 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.82% +1.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.02 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+17.68% +18.41%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
717 598 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.62% 22.40% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 278 298
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 36 69
Average hourly rate £15.79 £16.84 £18.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.23% -10.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £10.62 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
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England

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
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 25 July 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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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
Cheshire +4 1 - - 2
Merseyside - 1 £130 -
Manchester - - - - 1
Thin Client
England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 27 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 25 (92.59%) Windows
3 23 (85.19%) Citrix
4 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (66.67%) Windows 7
5 17 (62.96%) Windows XP
6 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
7 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (37.04%) DHCP
8 10 (37.04%) DNS
9 9 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 9 (33.33%) ITIL
9 9 (33.33%) 3G
10 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
11 6 (22.22%) HP
12 5 (18.52%) SLA
12 5 (18.52%) Cisco
12 5 (18.52%) Finance
12 5 (18.52%) IP Telephony
13 4 (14.81%) Degree
13 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
13 4 (14.81%) Migration
13 4 (14.81%) VMware
13 4 (14.81%) Wireless
13 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
13 4 (14.81%) CCNA
13 4 (14.81%) MCSE
13 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) DHCP
1 10 (37.04%) DNS
2 9 (33.33%) 3G
2 9 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (18.52%) IP Telephony
4 4 (14.81%) WLAN
4 4 (14.81%) Wireless
4 4 (14.81%) SAN
4 4 (14.81%) LAN
5 3 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (3.70%) SMS
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Local Government
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Desktop Support
1 10 (37.04%) Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (14.81%) Network Manager
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Data Migration Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Network Support
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (11.11%) iPhone
2 3 (11.11%) iPad
2 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 17 (62.96%) Windows XP
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
2 4 (14.81%) Project Management
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) MCSE
3 4 (14.81%) CCNA
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (14.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) XenApp
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (7.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) Citrix
2 6 (22.22%) HP
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) VMware
5 3 (11.11%) AppSense
5 3 (11.11%) Apple
6 1 (3.70%) Mitel
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