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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 180 187 170
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 20 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.31% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 0.81% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 26
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£400 £350 £593
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -40.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £128 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £488 £683
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £213 £355
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -40.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £14.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-21.87% -12.32%
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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
2049 2585 2246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.32% 38.03% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1625 1913 1725
Average daily rate £475 £475 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 43 60
Average hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.84 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.03 £42.50 £66.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 42 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 27 (64.29%) Citrix
3 26 (61.90%) Windows
4 23 (54.76%) Active Directory
5 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (40.48%) XenApp
7 16 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
7 16 (38.10%) VMware
8 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (33.33%) Windows 7
9 13 (30.95%) Blackberry
10 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
11 10 (23.81%) SAN
11 10 (23.81%) HP
11 10 (23.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (21.43%) Finance
12 9 (21.43%) MS Office
12 9 (21.43%) ITIL
13 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
13 8 (19.05%) Java
13 8 (19.05%) Cisco
13 8 (19.05%) DNS
13 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
14 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (16.67%) Xen
14 7 (16.67%) Firewall
14 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (16.67%) TDD
14 7 (16.67%) CheckPoint

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
2 10 (23.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.76%) IIS
5 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) RMDS
1 6 (14.29%) ION MarketView
2 1 (2.38%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) SAN
2 8 (19.05%) DNS
3 7 (16.67%) Firewall
3 7 (16.67%) LAN
4 5 (11.90%) BIG-IP
4 5 (11.90%) MPLS
4 5 (11.90%) DHCP
5 4 (9.52%) WAN
6 3 (7.14%) DSL
6 3 (7.14%) Internet
7 2 (4.76%) OSPF
7 2 (4.76%) FTP
7 2 (4.76%) Wireless
7 2 (4.76%) NetScreen
7 2 (4.76%) BGP
7 2 (4.76%) DMVPN
7 2 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.38%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MSI
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
2 4 (9.52%) Investment Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Publishing
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Analyst
2 8 (19.05%) Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Java Swing Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Storage Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) Server Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) SAN Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) HP Storage Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) SCCM Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) Citrix Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.76%) Service Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) CSS
1 6 (14.29%) Swing
1 6 (14.29%) HTML
1 6 (14.29%) Web Services
1 6 (14.29%) Rendezvous
1 6 (14.29%) RESTful
1 6 (14.29%) JavaFX
1 6 (14.29%) HTML5
2 2 (4.76%) XML
2 2 (4.76%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.38%) REST
3 1 (2.38%) WebSockets
3 1 (2.38%) Java EE
3 1 (2.38%) Ajax
3 1 (2.38%) Silverlight
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) XSD
3 1 (2.38%) XSLT
3 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 13 (30.95%) Blackberry
3 6 (14.29%) Fixed Income
4 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (9.52%) Clustering
5 4 (9.52%) Replication
6 3 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (4.76%) Smartcard
7 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
8 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 6 (14.29%) Linux
5 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.38%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.67%) TDD
3 6 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 6 (14.29%) BDD
4 3 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 3 (7.14%) Workflow
4 3 (7.14%) Service Management
5 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.76%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.38%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.38%) Change Control
6 1 (2.38%) Load Testing
6 1 (2.38%) Line Management
6 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.38%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) Java
2 2 (4.76%) C
2 2 (4.76%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) VBScript
2 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.38%) VBA
3 1 (2.38%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) CCNP
1 2 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.76%) A+ Certification
1 2 (4.76%) MCP
1 2 (4.76%) CCSE
1 2 (4.76%) MCDST
1 2 (4.76%) MCITP
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (54.76%) Active Directory
2 17 (40.48%) XenApp
3 16 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (19.05%) Hyper-V
5 7 (16.67%) Xen
6 6 (14.29%) vSphere
7 5 (11.90%) VMware Server
8 4 (9.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (7.14%) NLBS
10 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
10 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
10 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) Tivoli
2 4 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (7.14%) WSUS
4 1 (2.38%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.38%) WMI
4 1 (2.38%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.38%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Citrix
2 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 16 (38.10%) VMware
3 10 (23.81%) HP
4 8 (19.05%) Cisco
5 7 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 6 (14.29%) TIBCO
6 6 (14.29%) ION Trading
7 5 (11.90%) F5
7 5 (11.90%) IBM
8 4 (9.52%) Reuters
8 4 (9.52%) Bloomberg
8 4 (9.52%) 3PAR
8 4 (9.52%) Veeam
9 3 (7.14%) Wyse
10 2 (4.76%) NetApp
10 2 (4.76%) CQG
10 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
10 2 (4.76%) Infoblox
10 2 (4.76%) Imperva