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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 118 114 95
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 11 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 0.16% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.56% 0.68% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 15
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£370 - £330
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 - £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £213 £355
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -40.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-20.63% -12.50%
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 Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
707 585 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.26% 23.64% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 270 231
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 26
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.93 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -13 2 - -
Thin Client
UK

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) VMware
3 11 (55.00%) MS Office
3 11 (55.00%) ITIL
3 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (45.00%) DNS
5 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
6 8 (40.00%) Citrix
7 7 (35.00%) DHCP
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
7 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (35.00%) SCCM
7 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (30.00%) Firewall
9 5 (25.00%) VMware ESX
9 5 (25.00%) VPN
9 5 (25.00%) SAN
9 5 (25.00%) Middleware
9 5 (25.00%) SQL
9 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) DNS
2 7 (35.00%) DHCP
3 6 (30.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) VPN
4 5 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (15.00%) LAN
5 3 (15.00%) WAN
6 2 (10.00%) NetScaler
6 2 (10.00%) VLAN
6 2 (10.00%) Network Security
6 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (25.00%) IT Support
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Middleware
2 4 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (20.00%) AIX
3 4 (20.00%) HPUX
3 4 (20.00%) Solaris
3 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) UNIX
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Change Data Capture
4 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (10.00%) MCDST
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.00%) CCNA
4 2 (10.00%) MCSE
5 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (20.00%) KVM
3 4 (20.00%) RHEV
3 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 4 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) Apple
6 1 (5.00%) AppSense
6 1 (5.00%) Wyse
6 1 (5.00%) Dell