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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 119 114 105
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.32% 0.081% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 0.32% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate
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£347 £140 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+148.20% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £140 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £140 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £308 £358
% change year-on-year
-14.63% -13.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+12.28% -20.83%
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
765 621 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.07% 25.23% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 327 257
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £200 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 52
Average hourly rate £14.39 £13.22 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.81% -33.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £9.25 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.13 £22.50 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Thin Client across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Thin Client Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 16 September 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 - 2 - -
Glasgow - 1 £93 - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Thin Client
UK

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 15 (75.00%) Citrix
3 13 (65.00%) Windows
4 12 (60.00%) ITIL
4 12 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (55.00%) HP
5 11 (55.00%) DHCP
5 11 (55.00%) DNS
6 9 (45.00%) SAN
7 8 (40.00%) Middleware
7 8 (40.00%) Service Management
7 8 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (40.00%) VMware
7 8 (40.00%) VMware ESX
7 8 (40.00%) SQL
7 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (40.00%) Performance Testing
8 6 (30.00%) AppSense
8 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (20.00%) MS Office
10 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
11 3 (15.00%) Analytics
11 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) DHCP
1 11 (55.00%) DNS
2 9 (45.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) LAN
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Services Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technology Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) AIX
3 2 (10.00%) HPUX
3 2 (10.00%) Solaris
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) Service Management
2 8 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (10.00%) Change Data Capture
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) VB
2 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (15.00%) MCSE
5 2 (10.00%) CCNA
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (10.00%) A+ Certification
5 2 (10.00%) MCDST
6 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) VMware ESX
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) KVM
3 2 (10.00%) RHEV
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (5.00%) Netcool
2 1 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Citrix
2 11 (55.00%) HP
3 8 (40.00%) VMware
4 6 (30.00%) AppSense
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) Dell
6 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (10.00%) Wyse