Period
to 19 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Thin Client over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 178 209
Rank change year-on-year -4 +31 -37
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 21 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.38% 0.042% 0.058%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 1
Scotland median daily rate £200 - £118
10th Percentile £134 - £114
90th Percentile £358 - £121
UK median daily rate £335 £250 £350
% change year-on-year +34.00% -28.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year -14.29% +8.86% -5.44%

Thin Client is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,626 1,430 1,909
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.66% 30.04% 36.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 747 1,077
Scotland median daily rate £400 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +7.86% -
10th Percentile £221 £206 £230
90th Percentile £538 £523 £490
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 55 64
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% -18.37% +98.65%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.28 £11.22
90th Percentile £51.50 £44.50 £42.85
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.16 £20.67
% change year-on-year +1.63% +2.35% +11.73%

Thin Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Thin Client as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Thin Client in Scotland

Thin Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Thin Client in Scotland

Thin Client
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Thin Client in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Thin Client in Scotland

Thin Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Thin Client in Scotland

Thin Client
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -14 7 £200 -
Edinburgh - 6 £140 -
Renfrewshire - 5 £205 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £230 -
Thin Client
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Thin Client also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 21 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 17 (80.95%) Windows
3 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
4 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 12 (57.14%) Citrix
4 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
5 11 (52.38%) Windows 10
6 10 (47.62%) VMware
6 10 (47.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (47.62%) DHCP
6 10 (47.62%) DNS
6 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (47.62%) XenApp
6 10 (47.62%) SCCM
6 10 (47.62%) Ivanti
7 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
7 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
7 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 9 (42.86%) Windows 8
8 8 (38.10%) Software Delivery
8 8 (38.10%) Disclosure Scotland
8 8 (38.10%) ThinPrint
8 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (38.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (38.10%) 3G
8 8 (38.10%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
10 4 (19.05%) Time Management

Thin Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) DHCP
1 10 (47.62%) DNS
2 8 (38.10%) 3G
2 8 (38.10%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
4 3 (14.29%) Skype
4 3 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (9.52%) IPv4
5 2 (9.52%) LAN
5 2 (9.52%) SAN
6 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 6 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) PC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (52.38%) Windows 10
4 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 9 (42.86%) Windows 8
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.76%) Linux
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.76%) Unix
7 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Software Delivery
2 4 (19.05%) Time Management
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (14.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.76%) Kanban
5 1 (4.76%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Security Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (9.52%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (47.62%) XenApp
3 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
4 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
4 2 (9.52%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) SCCM
2 8 (38.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (9.52%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Citrix
2 10 (47.62%) Ivanti
2 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) ThinPrint
5 3 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco
7 1 (4.76%) Mitel
7 1 (4.76%) Pega
7 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com