The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Thin Client
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 70 88 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 -  
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.20% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £118 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -73.88% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £316 £388
% change year-on-year +3.08% -18.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £16.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -25.72% -50.00%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 287 444 303
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 31.89% 29.40% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 216 179
Median daily rate £400 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +8.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £288 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Median hourly rate £52.17 £39.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.76% +160.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

Thin Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Thin Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Thin Client in Edinburgh

Thin Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Thin Client in Edinburgh

Thin Client
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (40.00%) assyst
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) MCP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Case Management
5 1 (20.00%) SCOM

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) IT Support
3 2 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Case Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft