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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 115 112 104
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 12 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 0.080% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.15% 0.43% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Average daily rate
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£346 £140 £172
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+147.31% -18.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £140 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £140 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £316 £360
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -12.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £13.50 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+20.37% +14.02%
Thin Client
UK

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
558 470 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.02% 18.84% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 245 193
Average daily rate £348 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £164 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 49
Average hourly rate £15.77 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.30% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.40 £17.90 £41.00
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 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Thin Client across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Thin Client Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

Thin Client
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 August 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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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
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Thin Client
UK

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 16 (80.00%) Citrix
3 13 (65.00%) HP
3 13 (65.00%) DHCP
3 13 (65.00%) DNS
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 13 (65.00%) ITIL
3 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (55.00%) SAN
5 9 (45.00%) Middleware
5 9 (45.00%) Service Management
5 9 (45.00%) VMware
5 9 (45.00%) VMware ESX
5 9 (45.00%) SQL
5 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (45.00%) Performance Testing
6 8 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (30.00%) AppSense
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (20.00%) VB
11 3 (15.00%) Oracle

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) DHCP
1 13 (65.00%) DNS
2 11 (55.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) VPN
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 3 (15.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (5.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Middleware
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (15.00%) Open Source
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) PKI
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) AIX
3 3 (15.00%) HPUX
3 3 (15.00%) Solaris
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 9 (45.00%) Service Management
2 9 (45.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (15.00%) Change Data Capture
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (20.00%) VB
3 2 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) MCDST
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) CCNA
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) VMware ESX
1 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (15.00%) KVM
4 3 (15.00%) RHEV
5 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) Netcool
2 2 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Citrix
2 13 (65.00%) HP
3 9 (45.00%) VMware
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) AppSense
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (10.00%) Wyse
6 2 (10.00%) Dell