The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 22 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 137 120
Rank change year-on-year +31 -17  
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 9 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.44% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.56% 0.53% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £113 £463 £242
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -75.67% +91.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £453 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £473 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £269 £330 £275
% change year-on-year -18.48% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £14.22 £12.75 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.49% +15.90%  
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 West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 578 756 642
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 28.50% 25.13% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 455 386
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 32 45
Median hourly rate £15.13 £15.32 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.24% -21.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.23 £11.50 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £21.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

Thin Client
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Thin Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Thin Client in the West Midlands

Thin Client
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Thin Client in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Thin Client in the West Midlands

Thin Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Thin Client in the West Midlands

Thin Client
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Birmingham +17 5 £320 -
Coventry +15 2 £105 -76.66%
Wolverhampton - 2 £113 -
Thin Client
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 14 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
4 8 (57.14%) Windows
5 7 (50.00%) ITIL
6 5 (35.71%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (28.57%) SafeCom
7 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (28.57%) SCCM
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (28.57%) Software Deployment
7 4 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco
7 4 (28.57%) IBM
7 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 4 (28.57%) Citrix
7 4 (28.57%) BMC
7 4 (28.57%) NetApp
7 4 (28.57%) Terminal Services
7 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
7 4 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (28.57%) Symantec
7 4 (28.57%) Remedy
7 4 (28.57%) McAfee
7 4 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (28.57%) Migration
7 4 (28.57%) VMware
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (28.57%) Wyse

Thin Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VLAN
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) IT Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Release Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) IT Support
2 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Release Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (7.14%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
4 3 (21.43%) CMDB
4 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
5 1 (7.14%) NHS
5 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (28.57%) Software Deployment
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Release Management
4 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 2 (14.29%) Change Control
5 2 (14.29%) Coaching
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Line Management
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Data Security
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Service Design
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
1 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
1 1 (7.14%) ECDL
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (28.57%) Terminal Services
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (28.57%) SafeCom
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
1 4 (28.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) BMC
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) McAfee
2 4 (28.57%) NetApp
2 4 (28.57%) Remedy
2 4 (28.57%) Symantec
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Wyse
3 2 (14.29%) Meraki