The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thin Client
Rank 45 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.48% 0.65% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.06% 3.17% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£363 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £200 £330
% change year-on-year
+93.75% -39.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-35.93% +6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Miscellaneous Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
97 63 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 23.49% 20.45% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 49 44
Average daily rate £450 £400 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Average hourly rate £16.72 £21.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.23% -42.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.23 £18.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Thin Client
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Support
2 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) VMware