The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thin Client
Rank 139 120 124
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.20% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.71% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £425 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +277.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £300 £212
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +41.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.86 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.88% +2.32%
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 West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
945 707 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.46% 27.97% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 431 362
Median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £590 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 70 56
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Thin Client
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Worcestershire - 3 £350 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Thin Client
England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 9 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) Avaya
4 3 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
4 3 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (33.33%) Terminal Server
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) Solaris
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Dell
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) NAS
4 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (33.33%) PDA
4 3 (33.33%) VLAN
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) 3Com
4 3 (33.33%) SUSE
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Data Centre

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) NAS
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
1 3 (33.33%) VLAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Server Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Service Transition Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Integrator
4 1 (11.11%) Transition Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Transition Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (33.33%) PDA
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (11.11%) CMDB
4 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Solaris
2 3 (33.33%) SUSE
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Server Virtualisation
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
1 2 (22.22%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) BCP
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Data Security
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Design
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Avaya
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) 3Com
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Dell
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) BMC
4 2 (22.22%) Kofax
4 2 (22.22%) Remedy