The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 60 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.92% 0.100% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.49% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £308 £355
% change year-on-year
-8.94% -13.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +14.02%
Thin Client
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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 Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
178 224 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.37% 22.31% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 120 91
Average daily rate £363 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Average hourly rate £15.63 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £8.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £23.11 £19.20
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 Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Thin Client across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Thin Client across the Reading region.

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Thin Client across the Reading region.

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 9 (100.00%) Citrix
1 9 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) HP
3 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (55.56%) Bourne shell
5 5 (55.56%) Isilon
5 5 (55.56%) Korn
5 5 (55.56%) EMC
5 5 (55.56%) UNIX
5 5 (55.56%) DHCP
5 5 (55.56%) NFS
5 5 (55.56%) DNS
5 5 (55.56%) Linux
5 5 (55.56%) C
5 5 (55.56%) Perl
5 5 (55.56%) VB
5 5 (55.56%) Nagios
5 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
5 5 (55.56%) NetBackup
6 4 (44.44%) CCA
6 4 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (44.44%) MCSE
6 4 (44.44%) HNC
7 3 (33.33%) Altiris
7 3 (33.33%) Finance

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DHCP
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Release Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Tester
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) UNIX
4 5 (55.56%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
1 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Bourne shell
1 5 (55.56%) Korn
1 5 (55.56%) C
1 5 (55.56%) Perl
1 5 (55.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCA
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
1 4 (44.44%) HNC
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) NFS
3 3 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Nagios
1 5 (55.56%) NetBackup
2 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) HP
3 5 (55.56%) Isilon
3 5 (55.56%) EMC
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
4 3 (33.33%) Altiris
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) CA
5 2 (22.22%) NetIQ
5 2 (22.22%) AppSense
6 1 (11.11%) Veritas