The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 60 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.18% 0.86% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 3.88% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£105 £263 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £295 £370
% change year-on-year
-35.59% -20.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
Thin Client
Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
195 103 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 34.27% 22.06% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 49 70
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £219 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 9
Average hourly rate £10.50 £16.16 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.02% -70.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Thin Client
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Cardiff -6 1 £105 -72.00%
Thin Client
Wales

Thin Client
Top 26 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Intel
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (25.00%) ARCserve
4 1 (25.00%) Cognos
4 1 (25.00%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Impromptu
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Intel
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix