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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thin Client
Rank - 169 194
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 0 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.37% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.96% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 17 9
Average daily rate - £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £388 £263
% change year-on-year
-17.74% +47.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £14.75 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+45.76% -
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
1265 1981 2332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.21% 38.53% 39.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 1553 1689
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 36
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £21.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -15.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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
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 12 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) Infoblox
4 3 (50.00%) Imperva
4 3 (50.00%) DMVPN
4 3 (50.00%) F5
4 3 (50.00%) Line Management
4 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (50.00%) OSPF
4 3 (50.00%) BGP
4 3 (50.00%) NetScreen
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) BGP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DMVPN
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) NetScreen
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
1 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Check Point Specialist
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 3 (50.00%) Network Specialist
1 3 (50.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Security Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Client Services Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Line Management
1 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCSE
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOrch
2 1 (16.67%) SCSM
2 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) Imperva
3 3 (50.00%) Infoblox
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft