The first 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 220 216 226
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 19 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 1.36% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 17
Average daily rate £425 £475 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +31.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £264 £425 £355
% change year-on-year
-38.00% +19.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -9.09%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2005 1619 2004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.47% 19.29% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1093 761 891
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 159 195
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
Thin Client
England

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -3 10 £425 +54.54% 1
Berkshire -11 4 £196 -39.61%
Buckinghamshire -15 3 £500 +17.64%
Hampshire +6 1 - - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Thin Client
England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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%) Citrix
3 17 (50.00%) Windows
4 13 (38.24%) ITIL
5 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 10 (29.41%) MS Office
7 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
7 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
7 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (23.53%) XenApp
8 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
9 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (20.59%) HP
10 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
10 6 (17.65%) Incident Management
10 6 (17.65%) VMware
11 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
11 5 (14.71%) Mobile Computing
11 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
12 4 (11.76%) Terminal Services
12 4 (11.76%) Symantec
12 4 (11.76%) Veritas
12 4 (11.76%) Lotus
12 4 (11.76%) IBM Notes
12 4 (11.76%) IBM
12 4 (11.76%) DNS
12 4 (11.76%) SCVMM

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.76%) IBM Notes
5 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (5.88%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (2.94%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (5.88%) 3G
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) Broadband
2 2 (5.88%) VoIP
2 2 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) DHCP
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.94%) SAN
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.82%) Author
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Author
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Software Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Software Licensing Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 5 (14.71%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (8.82%) Mainframe
3 3 (8.82%) Replication
3 3 (8.82%) Firmware
4 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.88%) EPoS
4 2 (5.88%) Clustering
4 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 6 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.88%) NetWare
5 2 (5.88%) Linux
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.88%) UNIX
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Incident Management
3 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
3 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) Time Management
4 2 (5.88%) High Availability
4 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (2.94%) Change Control
5 1 (2.94%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.94%) Service Management
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) RHCE
2 2 (5.88%) MCSE
2 2 (5.88%) CCA
2 2 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (23.53%) XenApp
3 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.76%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.88%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.94%) Snort
6 1 (2.94%) Nmap
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCVMM
2 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.88%) SCCM
3 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.94%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Citrix
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.59%) HP
4 6 (17.65%) VMware
5 4 (11.76%) Symantec
5 4 (11.76%) IBM
5 4 (11.76%) Veritas
5 4 (11.76%) Lotus
6 3 (8.82%) Becrypt
7 2 (5.88%) Altiris
7 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.88%) Novell
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco
8 1 (2.94%) Dell
8 1 (2.94%) Veeam
8 1 (2.94%) Remedy
8 1 (2.94%) Wyse
8 1 (2.94%) AppSense
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