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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Thin Client
England / West Midlands
Rank 113 129 121
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8  
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.074% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 0.31% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £251 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £320 £388
% change year-on-year +1.87% -17.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.02 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.27% -  
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 West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 628 650 681
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 27.75% 24.13% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 386 369
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 31 72
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -41.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.96 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 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
Birmingham - 3 £400 -
Coventry +3 2 £102 -
Thin Client
England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 12 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) ITIL
4 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 8 (66.67%) Server Virtualisation
5 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (58.33%) BMC
5 7 (58.33%) Remedy
5 7 (58.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
7 3 (25.00%) Resource Management
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) PRINCE
7 3 (25.00%) Private Cloud
8 2 (16.67%) Service Design
8 2 (16.67%) Project Management
8 2 (16.67%) Citrix
8 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 2 (16.67%) Windows
8 2 (16.67%) Migration
8 2 (16.67%) CMDB
8 2 (16.67%) Release Management
8 2 (16.67%) Service Management
8 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
9 1 (8.33%) Validation
9 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP

Thin Client
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Release Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Process Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Release Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 8 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) Private Cloud
5 2 (16.67%) CMDB
6 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 8 (66.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 3 (25.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Service Design
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) BMC
2 7 (58.33%) Remedy
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix