The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Thin Client
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 111 111
Rank change year-on-year +17 0  
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 5 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.27% 0.34% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 1.16% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £217 £298 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.18% +8.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £338 £275
% change year-on-year -34.81% +22.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £17.25
% change year-on-year +14.75% -11.59%  

Thin Client is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 523 690 734
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.47% 29.66% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 377 350
Median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 21
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.55 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £25.90 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Thin Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Thin Client as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Thin Client in Berkshire

Thin Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Thin Client in Berkshire

Thin Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Thin Client in Berkshire

Thin Client
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Bracknell +2 3 £269 -9.73%
Reading - 2 £165 -
Thin Client
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 6 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Netcool
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) Veritas
3 3 (50.00%) Unicenter
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) MS Access
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Clustering

Thin Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (50.00%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Netcool
2 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Unicenter
3 2 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (16.67%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (16.67%) Netcool/Webtop
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Meridio
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) LANDesk
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos