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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Thin Client
UK / Scotland
Rank 103 123 124
Rank change year-on-year +20 +1  
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% 0.27% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.89% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £118 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -66.42% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £320 £388
% change year-on-year +1.87% -17.41%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 568 783 711
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 32.36% 30.26% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 429 373
Median daily rate £358 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 23
Median hourly rate £47.23 £40.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% +116.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £46.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

Thin Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 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
Edinburgh +18 2 £118 -73.88%
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Thin Client
UK

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

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

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) SCCM
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Itk
4 3 (37.50%) Siemens NX
4 3 (37.50%) XPath
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 3 (37.50%) Validation
4 3 (37.50%) PLM
4 3 (37.50%) Teamcenter
4 3 (37.50%) Tcl
4 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
4 3 (37.50%) webMethods
4 3 (37.50%) CAD
4 3 (37.50%) AutoCAD
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) XSL

Thin Client
Top Related 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) AutoCAD
2 3 (37.50%) Siemens NX
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Teamcenter
2 2 (25.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Lead Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) DHTML
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) Itk
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) XSL
1 3 (37.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) CAD
1 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) PLM
1 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) SOA
1 3 (37.50%) Validation
1 3 (37.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) C++
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) Tcl
1 3 (37.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) webMethods
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft