The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thin Client
Rank 123 114 107
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 0.92% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Average daily rate
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- £410 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £250 £330
% change year-on-year
+55.00% -24.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -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 Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
637 545 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.12% 22.35% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 263 248
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £13.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +16.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.33 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.20 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 12 (75.00%) VMware
3 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (56.25%) MS Office
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
7 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
7 6 (37.50%) DNS
7 6 (37.50%) Citrix
7 6 (37.50%) ITIL
7 6 (37.50%) SCCM
8 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
8 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
8 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (31.25%) VPN
8 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (31.25%) Firewall
9 4 (25.00%) Middleware
9 4 (25.00%) DHCP
9 4 (25.00%) SAN
9 4 (25.00%) SQL
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
10 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (18.75%) Open Source
10 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) DHCP
3 4 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) Internet
5 2 (12.50%) VLAN
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
6 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) IT Support
1 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Services Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Support
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (18.75%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) AIX
3 3 (18.75%) HPUX
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (18.75%) KVM
2 3 (18.75%) RHEV
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
5 2 (12.50%) Apple
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) AppSense