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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thin Client
Rank 251 220 221
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +1
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 14 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.91% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 4
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£288 £289 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.43% -24.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £140 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £406 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £15.00 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £15.00 £22.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £14.02
% change year-on-year
-3.87% +17.68%
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
2944 2650 2341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.82% 28.88% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1650 1397 1153
Average daily rate £375 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 135 162
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.22 £11.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
East Sussex +2 5 £325 -
Surrey -2 3 £250 -16.66%
Berkshire -3 2 £275 +27.90% 1
West Sussex - 2 £188 - 1
Buckinghamshire -8 1 £300 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Thin Client
England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 28 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 18 (64.29%) Windows
3 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
3 13 (46.43%) Citrix
4 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
5 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (28.57%) ITIL
6 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (25.00%) VMware
8 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
8 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 6 (21.43%) DNS
8 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
9 5 (17.86%) SCCM
10 4 (14.29%) XenApp
10 4 (14.29%) Change Management
10 4 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (14.29%) DHCP
11 3 (10.71%) HP
11 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
11 3 (10.71%) MSI
11 3 (10.71%) Service Management
11 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity
11 3 (10.71%) Firewall
11 3 (10.71%) ITSM

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.29%) DHCP
4 3 (10.71%) Firewall
4 3 (10.71%) IP Telephony
5 2 (7.14%) VLAN
5 2 (7.14%) SAN
5 2 (7.14%) VoIP
6 1 (3.57%) WAN
6 1 (3.57%) ADSL
6 1 (3.57%) LAN
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MSI
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Local Government
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Analyst
1 5 (17.86%) Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
2 3 (10.71%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Wintel Support
3 2 (7.14%) Network Specialist
3 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Sales Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
3 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (3.57%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) J2EE
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.14%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Change Management
3 3 (10.71%) ITSM
3 3 (10.71%) Service Management
3 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity
3 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
3 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Network Management
3 3 (10.71%) Change Control
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.14%) Line Management
4 2 (7.14%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 2 (7.14%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) VBScript
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) C++
3 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) CCNP
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) ISEB
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) MCITP
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) TickIT
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (14.29%) XenApp
4 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
4 3 (10.71%) vSphere
4 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
5 2 (7.14%) ISA Server
5 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.57%) NDS
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) HP SIM
2 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Citrix
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (10.71%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) EMC
5 2 (7.14%) Symantec
5 2 (7.14%) McAfee
5 2 (7.14%) Websense
5 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco
6 1 (3.57%) Talend
6 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
6 1 (3.57%) Novell
6 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint