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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thin Client
Rank 139 147 134
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 6 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.094% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.35% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 9
Median daily rate £344 - £175
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 - £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 - £202
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% +30.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+4.03% -5.31%
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
915 866 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.00% 27.00% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 567 437
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 54 48
Median hourly rate £24.00 £39.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +105.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Thin Client as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Thin Client within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 2 £313 - 1
Wiltshire -9 1 £363 -
Devon - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £375 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Thin Client
England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Thin Client also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 16 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
3 13 (81.25%) Windows 7
4 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (68.75%) VMware
5 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
6 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (50.00%) VMware ESX
6 8 (50.00%) Wyse
6 8 (50.00%) XenApp
6 8 (50.00%) XenDesktop
6 8 (50.00%) SCCM
6 8 (50.00%) Skype for Business
7 7 (43.75%) Finance
7 7 (43.75%) AppSense
7 7 (43.75%) SQL
7 7 (43.75%) LAN
7 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
8 6 (37.50%) WAN
8 6 (37.50%) MS Office
8 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
9 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
9 5 (31.25%) DHCP
9 5 (31.25%) Oracle
9 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
9 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (31.25%) Intel Security
9 5 (31.25%) DNS
9 5 (31.25%) Dell

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) LAN
1 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 6 (37.50%) WAN
3 5 (31.25%) DHCP
3 5 (31.25%) DNS
4 4 (25.00%) VPN
5 3 (18.75%) Skype
6 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.25%) SAN
6 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix Support
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Office 365 Expert
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Subject Matter Expert
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Packager
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.25%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) CESG
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows 7
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Application Packaging
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
3 4 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 8 (50.00%) XenApp
2 8 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Wyse
4 7 (43.75%) AppSense
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco
5 5 (31.25%) Dell
5 5 (31.25%) Intel Security
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (18.75%) Citrix
8 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
8 1 (6.25%) HP
8 1 (6.25%) Sophos
8 1 (6.25%) Veeam
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