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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Thin Client
England / North West
Rank 128 152 132
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -20
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 3 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.21% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.64% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Median daily rate £275 £325 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +124.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £21.50 £10.25
% change year-on-year
-43.86% +109.75%

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
783 1248 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.57% 32.21% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 695 523
Median daily rate £380 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 58 40
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.25 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £47.17 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

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
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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Cumbria - 2 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Thin Client
England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 14 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 11 (78.57%) VMware
4 9 (64.29%) AppSense
4 9 (64.29%) Citrix
5 8 (57.14%) XenApp
6 7 (50.00%) DNS
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (42.86%) VMware ESX
7 6 (42.86%) Migration
8 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
8 5 (35.71%) SCCM
8 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
8 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
8 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
9 4 (28.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 4 (28.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 4 (28.57%) Service Design
9 4 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (28.57%) Office 365
9 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
9 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server

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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 2 (14.29%) IPv4
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) SSL
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) 3G
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Citrix Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix Expert
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architect
2 3 (21.43%) IT Technician
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Senior IT Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Digital Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
4 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.14%) Biometrics
5 1 (7.14%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (28.57%) Service Design
3 4 (28.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (21.43%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Application Discovery
5 2 (14.29%) Application Packaging
5 2 (14.29%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Server Building
6 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) IT Governance
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (14.29%) DBS Check
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) XenApp
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (42.86%) VMware ESX
5 3 (21.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) AppSense
2 9 (64.29%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Wyse
4 3 (21.43%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) Apple
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (14.29%) Dell
5 2 (14.29%) Motorola
5 2 (14.29%) Sophos
6 1 (7.14%) ThinPrint