The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 29 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 61 50
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - 0.86% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.51% 0.75%
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 200 239 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 34.60% 34.34% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 177 57
Median daily rate £400 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £536 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Median hourly rate £11.33 £15.79 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.22% +43.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.61 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £19.96 £26.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

Thin Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Thin Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Thin Client in Tyne and Wear

Thin Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Thin Client in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 10 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) DHCP
2 7 (70.00%) DNS
3 6 (60.00%) 3G
3 6 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (60.00%) SCCM
3 6 (60.00%) Software Delivery
4 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) XenApp
5 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (30.00%) Information Governance
6 3 (30.00%) SMS
6 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 3 (30.00%) SAP
6 3 (30.00%) Migration
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (30.00%) AppSense
6 3 (30.00%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (30.00%) TOGAF

Thin Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DHCP
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) 3G
2 6 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (30.00%) SMS
General
1 3 (30.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Architect
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Enterprise Architect
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Strategy Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Software Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Information Governance
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (30.00%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) XenApp
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) AppSense
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) ThinPrint