The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 179 203 196
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 21 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 0.81% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 17
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£400 £538 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% +39.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £296 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £229 £308 £363
% change year-on-year
-25.44% -15.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -25.00%
Thin Client
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2027 2700 2982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.57% 37.55% 37.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1462 2000 2185
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 56 69
Average hourly rate £17.93 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.03% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £48.00 £39.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Thin Client across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Thin Client across the City of London region.

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Thin Client
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Thin Client across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Thin Client Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Thin Client across the City of London region.

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Thin Client also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Thin Client.

1 40 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) Citrix
3 24 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 20 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 17 (42.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (42.50%) XenApp
6 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 15 (37.50%) VMware
8 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (30.00%) Finance
9 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (25.00%) Blackberry
10 10 (25.00%) MS Office
10 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 10 (25.00%) SCCM
11 9 (22.50%) Wyse
12 8 (20.00%) ITIL
12 8 (20.00%) WAN
12 8 (20.00%) LAN
12 8 (20.00%) Java
12 8 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (17.50%) HP
13 7 (17.50%) SAN
13 7 (17.50%) Cisco
13 7 (17.50%) Firewall
13 7 (17.50%) CheckPoint
13 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (17.50%) BIG-IP
13 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Thin Client also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Thin Client. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) RMDS
1 3 (7.50%) ION MarketView
2 1 (2.50%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) WAN
1 8 (20.00%) LAN
2 7 (17.50%) Firewall
2 7 (17.50%) SAN
2 7 (17.50%) BIG-IP
3 6 (15.00%) MPLS
3 6 (15.00%) DSL
4 2 (5.00%) VoIP
5 1 (2.50%) NetScreen
5 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.50%) OSPF
5 1 (2.50%) BGP
5 1 (2.50%) DHCP
5 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.50%) VPN
5 1 (2.50%) DNS
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.50%) Network Security
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Developer
2 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Deployment Specialist
2 5 (12.50%) SCCM Specialist
3 4 (10.00%) HP Storage Administrator
3 4 (10.00%) SAN Administrator
3 4 (10.00%) Administrator
3 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Storage Administrator
3 4 (10.00%) Server Administrator
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Software Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) Web Services
2 4 (10.00%) Ajax
2 4 (10.00%) Java EE
2 4 (10.00%) REST
2 4 (10.00%) WebSockets
2 4 (10.00%) SOAP
3 3 (7.50%) JavaFX
3 3 (7.50%) RESTful
3 3 (7.50%) HTML5
3 3 (7.50%) HTML
3 3 (7.50%) CSS
3 3 (7.50%) Swing
3 3 (7.50%) Rendezvous
4 1 (2.50%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) XSD
4 1 (2.50%) XSLT
4 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.50%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 40 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 10 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (10.00%) Replication
3 4 (10.00%) Clustering
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.50%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 20 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (42.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (15.00%) Performance Management
3 6 (15.00%) Service Management
4 5 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 4 (10.00%) SOA
5 4 (10.00%) TDD
6 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.50%) BDD
6 3 (7.50%) Workflow
6 3 (7.50%) User Stories
7 1 (2.50%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (2.50%) Line Management
7 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.50%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) Perl
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) VBScript
2 1 (2.50%) VBA
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) CCNP
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.50%) CCSE
2 1 (2.50%) MOS
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (42.50%) XenApp
3 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (17.50%) Hyper-V
5 6 (15.00%) Xen
5 6 (15.00%) NLBS
6 5 (12.50%) VMware Server
7 4 (10.00%) vSphere
8 3 (7.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
9 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) SCCM
2 6 (15.00%) WSUS
3 4 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 4 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Citrix
2 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (37.50%) VMware
4 9 (22.50%) Wyse
5 7 (17.50%) CheckPoint
5 7 (17.50%) Cisco
5 7 (17.50%) HP
6 5 (12.50%) IBM
7 4 (10.00%) JBoss
7 4 (10.00%) Veeam
7 4 (10.00%) 3PAR
8 3 (7.50%) TIBCO
8 3 (7.50%) ION Trading
9 2 (5.00%) Reuters
9 2 (5.00%) Bloomberg
10 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.50%) AppSense
10 1 (2.50%) Interwoven
10 1 (2.50%) Nokia
10 1 (2.50%) Fidessa
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £270.00 - £297.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago