The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 131 107 115
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +8
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 16 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.42% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.91% 1.82% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 5
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£170 £175 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £165 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £255 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £194 £355
% change year-on-year
+62.58% -45.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-21.87% -12.32%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
837 549 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.65% 23.09% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 344 339
Average daily rate £400 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 57 61
Average hourly rate £26.50 £22.75 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.48% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Thin Client
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Thin Client across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Thin Client Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Thin Client
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Gloucestershire - 5 - -
Dorset - 1 £375 - 1
Bristol - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Thin Client
England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
1 35 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 30 (85.71%) MS Excel
3 28 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 26 (74.29%) VMware
4 26 (74.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (68.57%) Solaris
5 24 (68.57%) SharePoint
5 24 (68.57%) Cisco
5 24 (68.57%) CheckPoint
5 24 (68.57%) Firewall
5 24 (68.57%) Cisco PIX
6 23 (65.71%) SLA
7 16 (45.71%) ITIL
7 16 (45.71%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (31.43%) Citrix
10 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
11 7 (20.00%) Windows XP
11 7 (20.00%) SCCM
12 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
12 6 (17.14%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (17.14%) Application Packaging
12 6 (17.14%) DV Cleared
13 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
14 3 (8.57%) CTC Cleared
14 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (8.57%) XenApp
15 2 (5.71%) MS Office
15 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 24 (68.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (68.57%) Firewall
1 24 (68.57%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (5.71%) WAN
2 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) SNMP
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) Network Security
3 1 (2.86%) Structured Cabling
General
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (34.29%) Consultant
3 10 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Network Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Programmer
6 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.86%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Handset
3 1 (2.86%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Solaris
3 7 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) Android
6 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) ITIL
2 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
3 1 (2.86%) ERP
3 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
3 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.86%) Network Management
3 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
3 6 (17.14%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (65.71%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (74.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (8.57%) XenApp
4 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.71%) vSphere
5 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (74.29%) VMware
3 24 (68.57%) Cisco
3 24 (68.57%) CheckPoint
4 11 (31.43%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) CA
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Altiris