The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 22 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 76 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 -  
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.16% 0.54% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 1.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £325 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £269 £330 £275
% change year-on-year -18.48% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +14.75% -27.38%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 204 272 250
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 32.08% 29.57% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 186 163
Median daily rate £385 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -0.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 17
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +24.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.05 £62.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

Thin Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Thin Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Thin Client in Cheshire

Thin Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Thin Client in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Thin Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware