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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thin Client
Rank 168 180 185
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 3 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.088% 0.15% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.38% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 22
Median daily rate £275 £351 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.54% -11.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £300 £212
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +41.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.86 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.88% +2.32%
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
1397 1845 2166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.92% 39.18% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1464 1557
Median daily rate £475 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 30 54
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.98 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.01 £25.00 £33.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Thin Client as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 25 September 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 12 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
4 8 (66.67%) ITIL
4 8 (66.67%) Citrix
5 7 (58.33%) Terminal Services
5 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
5 7 (58.33%) MS Office
5 7 (58.33%) Windows
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
6 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
6 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (41.67%) ITIL V3
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
6 5 (41.67%) Service Management
6 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
6 5 (41.67%) Information Management
6 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (33.33%) Legal
7 4 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
8 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (25.00%) VMware
8 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (25.00%) HP
9 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (16.67%) Internet
9 2 (16.67%) Symantec

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) OLTP
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Incident Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Support
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Rollout Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Rollout Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (16.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
2 5 (41.67%) Information Management
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL V3
2 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 2 (16.67%) High Availability
4 2 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Optimisation
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) Terminal Services
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (16.67%) XenApp
4 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (16.67%) HP SIM
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
1 2 (16.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) FactSet
5 1 (8.33%) Fidessa
5 1 (8.33%) Reuters