The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 60 43 48
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.56% 0.48% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.74% 2.41% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate £178 £210 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.47% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £264 £423 £355
% change year-on-year
-37.45% +19.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.09%
Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
107 83 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 15.03% 19.76% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 42 52
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -50.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Thin Client
UK

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) ARCserve
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Intel
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos
2 3 (75.00%) Cognos Impromptu
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) DFS Replication
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Cognos Impromptu
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Terminal Services
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) DFS Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) ARCserve
2 1 (25.00%) MOM
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Intel
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp