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 25 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
England / North East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 109 68
Rank change year-on-year +56 -41  
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 6 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.07% 1.00% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.26% 2.53% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 0
Median daily rate £200 £219 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.67% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £338 £275
% change year-on-year -33.33% +22.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -  
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 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 184 633 253
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 32.92% 39.51% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 410 126
Median daily rate £350 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -4.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £218 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 51 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £28.00 £15.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.21% +82.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.19 £15.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £28.50 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Thin Client in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Thin Client in the North East

Thin Client
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Tyne and Wear +61 2 £215 -2.27%
Durham - 2 - -
Thin Client
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 North East region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) 3G
3 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (50.00%) AppSense
4 3 (50.00%) XenApp
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (50.00%) ThinPrint
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Identity Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) 3G
1 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 10
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (50.00%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) AppSense
3 3 (50.00%) ThinPrint
4 2 (33.33%) HP