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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thin Client
Rank 129 123 111
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 8 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.11% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 0.40% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
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£140 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £200 £330
% change year-on-year
+93.75% -39.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £10.25 £30.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.83% +122.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-35.93% +6.66%
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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
820 747 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.06% 27.33% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 427 364
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £176 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 46 58
Average hourly rate £20.92 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.29% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £25.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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 27 January 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
Manchester 0 4 £140 - 1
Lancashire - 3 - -
Cheshire +6 1 - - 2
Merseyside - - - - 1
Thin Client
England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Citrix
3 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
4 5 (26.32%) XenApp
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 5 (26.32%) HP
4 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
5 4 (21.05%) 3G
5 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 4 (21.05%) SMS
5 4 (21.05%) DHCP
5 4 (21.05%) DNS
5 4 (21.05%) Dell
5 4 (21.05%) Site Server
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (21.05%) SCCM
5 4 (21.05%) Service Management
5 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (21.05%) AppSense
5 4 (21.05%) Line Management
5 4 (21.05%) CMDB
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
6 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (21.05%) Site Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) 3G
1 4 (21.05%) SMS
1 4 (21.05%) DHCP
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
1 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Desktop Support
1 5 (26.32%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Software Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Licensing Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Printer Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Trainer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 19 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (21.05%) CMDB
3 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) Smartcard
4 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
4 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
5 1 (5.26%) E-Learning
5 1 (5.26%) RMADS
5 1 (5.26%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
3 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.26%) Android
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
2 4 (21.05%) Service Management
2 4 (21.05%) Line Management
3 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.53%) Time Management
4 2 (10.53%) Software Asset Management
4 2 (10.53%) Software Licensing
5 1 (5.26%) Email Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Software License Management
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) XenApp
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Citrix
2 5 (26.32%) HP
3 4 (21.05%) Dell
3 4 (21.05%) AppSense
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Siebel
5 1 (5.26%) Apple
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