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 2 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thin Client
Rank 140 135 133
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 5 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.98% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 8
Median daily rate £344 £280 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.76% +60.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+22.76% +1.81%
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 £16.00 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +4.54%
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
807 813 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.79% 26.02% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 557 454
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 50
Median hourly rate £31.05 £35.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.28% +47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.15 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

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 2 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 +4 2 £313 +11.60%
Devon +3 1 - -
Wiltshire -7 1 £363 -
Dorset - 1 £375 -
Thin Client
England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 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 21 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 19 (90.48%) Windows
3 17 (80.95%) Windows 7
4 15 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (71.43%) VMware
5 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
6 12 (57.14%) VMware ESX
6 12 (57.14%) Wyse
6 12 (57.14%) SCCM
6 12 (57.14%) XenApp
6 12 (57.14%) XenDesktop
6 12 (57.14%) Skype for Business
7 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (52.38%) AppSense
8 9 (42.86%) MS Office
9 8 (38.10%) DNS
9 8 (38.10%) Cisco
10 7 (33.33%) Citrix
10 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (33.33%) SQL
10 7 (33.33%) LAN
10 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 7 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (33.33%) Finance
11 6 (28.57%) VPN
11 6 (28.57%) WAN
11 6 (28.57%) DHCP
11 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
11 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint

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 12 (57.14%) Skype for Business
2 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) DNS
2 7 (33.33%) LAN
2 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (28.57%) DHCP
3 6 (28.57%) VPN
3 6 (28.57%) WAN
4 3 (14.29%) Skype
5 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.76%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix Support
4 3 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Office 365 Expert
5 2 (9.52%) Subject Matter Expert
6 1 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (4.76%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 21 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.76%) CESG
4 1 (4.76%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows 7
3 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
6 5 (23.81%) Windows 8
6 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (9.52%) Linux
7 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Application Virtualisation
2 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Application Packaging
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Software Licensing
4 2 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
3 4 (19.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (57.14%) VMware ESX
2 12 (57.14%) XenApp
2 12 (57.14%) XenDesktop
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
5 2 (9.52%) BitLocker
5 2 (9.52%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) VMware
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (57.14%) Wyse
4 11 (52.38%) AppSense
5 8 (38.10%) Cisco
6 7 (33.33%) Citrix
7 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
8 5 (23.81%) Dell
8 5 (23.81%) Intel Security
8 5 (23.81%) Oracle
9 4 (19.05%) CA
10 2 (9.52%) HP
10 2 (9.52%) Polycom
10 2 (9.52%) Symantec
11 1 (4.76%) 3PAR
11 1 (4.76%) Sophos
11 1 (4.76%) Veeam