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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thin Client
Rank 117 112 114
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 14 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 0.35% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.81% 1.29% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
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£238 £265 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.37% -40.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £260 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £358 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £263 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £15.50 £14.51
% change year-on-year
+37.09% +6.82%
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
772 698 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.89% 27.44% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 390 352
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £234 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 23 24
Average hourly rate £27.44 £25.00 £15.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.76% +65.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.85 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £27.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -2.32%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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
Glasgow - 7 - -
Edinburgh +4 4 £175 -
Aberdeen - 2 £300 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Thin Client
UK

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 19 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) MS Office
4 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
4 4 (21.05%) VPN
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.79%) Server Building
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) VMware
6 2 (10.53%) PLM
6 2 (10.53%) Teamcenter
6 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.53%) VLAN
6 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) Firewall
6 2 (10.53%) Workflow
6 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
6 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) Siemens NX
3 1 (5.26%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) VLAN
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) Network Security
3 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) Intranet
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Solutions Architect
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Desktop Support
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Commercial Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Commercial Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Server Building
3 2 (10.53%) PLM
3 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Workflow
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) CAD
3 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Validation
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C++
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CCEE
2 1 (5.26%) CCIA
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) AppSense