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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thin Client
Rank 189 177 209
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +32
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 9 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.43% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 1.19% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £213 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £20.38 £16.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £15.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+0.69% +16.66%
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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
2046 2102 2798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.07% 36.15% 38.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1613 1478 2063
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 45 64
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £36.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Citrix
3 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (56.00%) VMware
4 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (48.00%) Cisco
5 12 (48.00%) LAN
5 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (44.00%) ITIL
7 10 (40.00%) SAN
7 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
8 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (36.00%) WAN
9 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (32.00%) XenApp
9 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (28.00%) Firewall
11 6 (24.00%) Blackberry
11 6 (24.00%) Xen
11 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (24.00%) MS Office
11 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
11 6 (24.00%) MCSE
11 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
12 5 (20.00%) Performance Management
12 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
12 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Office
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.00%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) LAN
2 10 (40.00%) SAN
3 9 (36.00%) WAN
4 7 (28.00%) Firewall
5 5 (20.00%) BIG-IP
6 4 (16.00%) DSL
6 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
6 4 (16.00%) MPLS
7 3 (12.00%) NAS
8 2 (8.00%) LDAP
8 2 (8.00%) PCoIP
8 2 (8.00%) iSCSI
9 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (4.00%) NetScreen
9 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (4.00%) Network Security
9 1 (4.00%) OSPF
9 1 (4.00%) BGP
9 1 (4.00%) Internet
9 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.00%) OLTP
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Swedish Language
2 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Administrator
1 7 (28.00%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Server Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) SAN Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) MI Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) XSD
2 1 (4.00%) XSLT
2 1 (4.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 25 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (24.00%) Blackberry
4 5 (20.00%) Replication
5 4 (16.00%) Clustering
6 2 (8.00%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (8.00%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (4.00%) iPhone
7 1 (4.00%) iPad
7 1 (4.00%) BYOD
7 1 (4.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (16.00%) Linux
6 2 (8.00%) Solaris
6 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (8.00%) CentOS
6 2 (8.00%) UNIX
7 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) ITIL
2 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (16.00%) ITSM
4 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) BCP
4 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (16.00%) Server Building
5 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Service Management
5 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) ETL
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Perl
2 3 (12.00%) Python
2 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.00%) XPath
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) MCSE
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) RHCE
4 2 (8.00%) CCNP
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (32.00%) XenApp
4 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (24.00%) Xen
5 4 (16.00%) NLBS
5 4 (16.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (16.00%) VMware Server
5 4 (16.00%) vSphere
6 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
7 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (16.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (16.00%) WSUS
1 4 (16.00%) HP SIM
2 3 (12.00%) Puppet
3 2 (8.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Citrix
2 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (56.00%) VMware
4 12 (48.00%) Cisco
5 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (16.00%) IBM
6 4 (16.00%) HP
6 4 (16.00%) 3PAR
7 2 (8.00%) F5
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle
7 2 (8.00%) Dell
7 2 (8.00%) Remedy
8 1 (4.00%) Apple
8 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.00%) Infoblox
8 1 (4.00%) Imperva