The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 28 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.

Thin Client
England / North East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 66 61
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.69% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.13% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £240 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -51.51%  
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 £40.00
% change year-on-year -25.72% -59.37%  

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 the North East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 245 282 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 33.84% 32.30% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 202 100
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 10
Median hourly rate £10.79 £18.00 £11.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.05% +57.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.63 £12.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £37.50 £26.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

Thin Client
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Thin Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Thin Client in the North East

Thin Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Thin Client in the North East

Thin Client
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 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 North East region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 13 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) Citrix
2 10 (76.92%) DHCP
2 10 (76.92%) DNS
2 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 9 (69.23%) Software Delivery
3 9 (69.23%) 3G
3 9 (69.23%) SCCM
3 9 (69.23%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (53.85%) XenApp
5 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
6 6 (46.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 6 (46.15%) VMware
6 6 (46.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (46.15%) AppSense
7 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
7 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
7 5 (38.46%) ThinPrint
8 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
9 3 (23.08%) SMS
9 3 (23.08%) MS Office
9 3 (23.08%) SAP

Thin Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) DHCP
1 10 (76.92%) DNS
2 9 (69.23%) 3G
2 9 (69.23%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (23.08%) SMS
General
1 3 (23.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (38.46%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 5 (38.46%) Desktop Support
3 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) SAP Architect
5 2 (15.38%) SAP Enterprise Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Strategy Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 1 (7.69%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Software Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) Information Governance
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
2 3 (23.08%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) XenApp
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) SCCM
2 6 (46.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Citrix
2 6 (46.15%) AppSense
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) ThinPrint
4 3 (23.08%) SAP