The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thin Client
Rank 243 216 205
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -11
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 11 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.67% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 11
Average daily rate
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£236 £200 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.12% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £160 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £339 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £213 £330
% change year-on-year
+76.47% -35.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.88 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-38.28% +6.66%
Thin Client
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2582 2243 1737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.96% 26.62% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1351 1177 808
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £217 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 136 174
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Thin Client
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Thin Client across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Thin Client Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Thin Client
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
East Sussex - 3 £263 -
Berkshire -3 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £160 - 8
Kent - 2 £294 -
West Sussex - 1 £210 -
Surrey - - - - 2
Thin Client
England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 34 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 20 (58.82%) Windows
3 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 17 (50.00%) Citrix
5 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (32.35%) DNS
5 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
6 10 (29.41%) HP
7 9 (26.47%) EMC
7 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
7 9 (26.47%) DHCP
7 9 (26.47%) NFS
7 9 (26.47%) UNIX
7 9 (26.47%) Linux
7 9 (26.47%) C
7 9 (26.47%) Perl
7 9 (26.47%) VB
7 9 (26.47%) Nagios
7 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
7 9 (26.47%) Korn
7 9 (26.47%) NetBackup
7 9 (26.47%) Bourne shell
7 9 (26.47%) Isilon
8 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
8 7 (20.59%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (17.65%) CCA
9 6 (17.65%) MCSE
9 6 (17.65%) HNC

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) DNS
2 9 (26.47%) DHCP
3 3 (8.82%) Firewall
4 2 (5.88%) LAN
4 2 (5.88%) WAN
4 2 (5.88%) SAN
5 1 (2.94%) Wireless
5 1 (2.94%) Internet
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Subversion
1 1 (2.94%) Selenium
1 1 (2.94%) MSI
1 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) CLAS Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Server Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Server Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Server Support
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Support
6 2 (5.88%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) CMDB
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
3 9 (26.47%) UNIX
3 9 (26.47%) Linux
4 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) ITIL
2 3 (8.82%) Information Security
2 3 (8.82%) Migration
2 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
2 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (8.82%) CRM
3 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.88%) Project Management
3 2 (5.88%) Time Management
3 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.94%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (2.94%) Scrum
4 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.94%) System Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) C
1 9 (26.47%) Perl
1 9 (26.47%) VB
1 9 (26.47%) Korn
1 9 (26.47%) Bourne shell
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
1 7 (20.59%) Citrix Certification
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.65%) CCA
2 6 (17.65%) MCSE
2 6 (17.65%) HNC
3 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 9 (26.47%) NFS
3 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.82%) Terminal Services
4 3 (8.82%) XenApp
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Nagios
1 9 (26.47%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.94%) WSUS
3 1 (2.94%) SCOM
3 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Citrix
2 10 (29.41%) HP
3 9 (26.47%) EMC
3 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
3 9 (26.47%) Isilon
4 6 (17.65%) VMware
5 3 (8.82%) Altiris
5 3 (8.82%) Orchard
5 3 (8.82%) Veritas
5 3 (8.82%) Avaya
6 2 (5.88%) Veeam
6 2 (5.88%) Kaseya
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco
6 2 (5.88%) BMC
6 2 (5.88%) Symantec
7 1 (2.94%) Wyse