The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Thin Client
England / North West
Rank - 142 148
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 0 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.42% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.29% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £425 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +203.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £320 £388
% change year-on-year +1.87% -17.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £61.25
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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 829 1237 1083
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.11% 32.23% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 740 572
Median daily rate £375 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.91% -3.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 55 67
Median hourly rate £17.25 £23.27 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.87% +38.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £13.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.21 £47.39 £49.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

Thin Client
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Thin Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Thin Client in the North West

Thin Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Thin Client in the North West

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 8 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) AppSense
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) Citrix
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
5 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
5 4 (50.00%) XenApp
5 4 (50.00%) SCCM
5 4 (50.00%) Wyse
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (37.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
7 2 (25.00%) DBS Check
7 2 (25.00%) Application Discovery
7 2 (25.00%) DNS
7 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (25.00%) Local Government
7 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
7 2 (25.00%) Migration
7 2 (25.00%) HP
8 1 (12.50%) Dell
8 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
8 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) 3G
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
3 1 (12.50%) IPv4
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix Expert
3 2 (25.00%) IT Technician
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Application Discovery
1 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Server Building
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) AppSense
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Wyse
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) Apple
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) Dell
6 1 (12.50%) Motorola
6 1 (12.50%) Sophos
6 1 (12.50%) ThinPrint
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