Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 205 163
Rank change year-on-year +36 -42 +16
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 19 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.40% 0.58% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
West Midlands median daily rate £175 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.33% -11.76% +277.78%
10th Percentile £106 £325 £175
90th Percentile £303 £430 £465
England median daily rate £200 £336 £345
% change year-on-year -40.52% -2.54% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.52% +22.73% -
England median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +7.46%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1355 1735 1361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.01% 28.00% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 1056 807
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £396 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.21% +9.31% +3.57%
10th Percentile £216 £213 £213
90th Percentile £523 £541 £518
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 85 108
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £17.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.16% -13.67%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.85 £11.00
90th Percentile £34.50 £42.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.92 £19.08
% change year-on-year -1.51% +9.62% +6.00%

Thin Client
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Thin Client as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +13 9 £208 -51.74%
Wolverhampton - 7 £113 -
Coventry +18 2 £105 -
Staffordshire - 1 £250 -
Thin Client
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 19 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
3 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
4 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
5 12 (63.16%) Cisco
5 12 (63.16%) Data Centre
6 11 (57.89%) SCCM
6 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (57.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (57.89%) Symantec
6 11 (57.89%) McAfee
6 11 (57.89%) VMware
6 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
7 10 (52.63%) NetApp
7 10 (52.63%) VMware Workstation
7 10 (52.63%) Wyse
7 10 (52.63%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (52.63%) Terminal Services
7 10 (52.63%) IBM
7 10 (52.63%) Blackberry
7 10 (52.63%) Software Deployment
7 10 (52.63%) Mobile Device Management
7 10 (52.63%) SafeCom
7 10 (52.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (52.63%) WSUS
7 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
8 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
9 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
9 6 (31.58%) Integration Testing
9 6 (31.58%) Asset Management

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 11 (57.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
1 1 (5.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) ADSL
1 1 (5.26%) Broadband
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) Skype
1 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) Telnet
1 1 (5.26%) VLAN
1 1 (5.26%) VoIP
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MS Access
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Front Office
2 1 (5.26%) Local Government
2 1 (5.26%) Military
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (5.26%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 19 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 12 (63.16%) Data Centre
3 10 (52.63%) Blackberry
4 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
5 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
6 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Unix
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.26%) Android
5 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Mobile Device Management
1 10 (52.63%) Software Deployment
2 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
3 6 (31.58%) Asset Management
3 6 (31.58%) Integration Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Line Management
3 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Change Control
5 2 (10.53%) Coaching
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (5.26%) Demand Management
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
6 1 (5.26%) Proactive Management
6 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
1 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
1 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) ECDL
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (52.63%) Terminal Services
3 10 (52.63%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (5.26%) BitLocker
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) SCCM
2 10 (52.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (52.63%) SafeCom
2 10 (52.63%) WSUS
3 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.26%) Netcool
3 1 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) Cisco
3 11 (57.89%) McAfee
3 11 (57.89%) Symantec
3 11 (57.89%) VMware
4 10 (52.63%) IBM
4 10 (52.63%) NetApp
4 10 (52.63%) Wyse
5 5 (26.32%) Citrix
5 5 (26.32%) Meraki
6 1 (5.26%) Apple
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Meridio
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) Veritas