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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thin Client
Rank 173 200 197
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -3
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 17 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 0.44% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 4
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£475 £350 £434
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -19.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £264 £423
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -37.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -6.66%
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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
1993 2500 2330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.65% 38.59% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1506 1858 1736
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 52
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.17 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.50 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 39 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 29 (74.36%) Citrix
3 22 (56.41%) VMware
4 21 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (51.28%) Windows
6 18 (46.15%) Cisco
7 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
7 17 (43.59%) DNS
8 14 (35.90%) DHCP
8 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
8 14 (35.90%) HP
8 14 (35.90%) Linux
9 13 (33.33%) CheckPoint
9 13 (33.33%) Firewall
10 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (30.77%) LAN
10 12 (30.77%) ITIL
10 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (30.77%) BIG-IP
10 12 (30.77%) F5
11 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (28.21%) Network Security
11 11 (28.21%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (28.21%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (28.21%) Infoblox
11 11 (28.21%) Imperva
11 11 (28.21%) DMVPN
11 11 (28.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 11 (28.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 11 (28.21%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.13%) IIS
5 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.56%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Office
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.56%) ION MarketView
2 1 (2.56%) RiskWrite
2 1 (2.56%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (43.59%) DNS
2 14 (35.90%) DHCP
3 13 (33.33%) Firewall
4 12 (30.77%) LAN
4 12 (30.77%) BIG-IP
5 11 (28.21%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (28.21%) Network Security
5 11 (28.21%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (28.21%) DMVPN
5 11 (28.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (28.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 11 (28.21%) NetScreen
5 11 (28.21%) OSPF
5 11 (28.21%) BGP
6 9 (23.08%) SAN
7 6 (15.38%) WAN
8 4 (10.26%) Ethernet
9 3 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (5.13%) VoIP
10 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) MS Access
2 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MSI
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
1 3 (7.69%) Publishing
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Security Specialist
1 11 (28.21%) Network Specialist
1 11 (28.21%) Network Security Specialist
2 8 (20.51%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (20.51%) Administrator
3 4 (10.26%) SAN Administrator
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (10.26%) Server Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Citrix Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) HTML
1 2 (5.13%) XML
1 2 (5.13%) RESTful
2 1 (2.56%) HTML5
2 1 (2.56%) Itk
2 1 (2.56%) Swing
2 1 (2.56%) Rendezvous
2 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.56%) JavaFX
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) SOAP
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (23.08%) Blackberry
4 4 (10.26%) Replication
4 4 (10.26%) Clustering
5 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.56%) Smartcard
6 1 (2.56%) BYOD
6 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Linux
3 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (20.51%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Windows CE
7 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 11 (28.21%) E-Commerce
3 6 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 5 (12.82%) Line Management
4 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.26%) ITSM
5 4 (10.26%) Migration
5 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.69%) Change Management
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.56%) E-business
8 1 (2.56%) Project Management
8 1 (2.56%) Service Management
8 1 (2.56%) UML
8 1 (2.56%) SSADM
8 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.56%) TDD
8 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) C
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) C#
3 2 (5.13%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) Perl
4 1 (2.56%) VBScript
4 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.56%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) CCNP
1 11 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (28.21%) CCSE
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (10.26%) MCSE
4 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) MCP
5 1 (2.56%) MCDST
5 1 (2.56%) MCITP
5 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.56%) HL7
2 1 (2.56%) DICOM
System Software
1 21 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
3 9 (23.08%) XenApp
4 5 (12.82%) Xen
4 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (10.26%) VMware Server
5 4 (10.26%) vSphere
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.56%) NLBS
7 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Tivoli
1 4 (10.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (10.26%) HP SIM
2 2 (5.13%) WSUS
3 1 (2.56%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.56%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.56%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.56%) WMI
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) Citrix
2 22 (56.41%) VMware
3 18 (46.15%) Cisco
4 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
5 14 (35.90%) HP
6 13 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 12 (30.77%) F5
8 11 (28.21%) Blue Coat
8 11 (28.21%) Infoblox
8 11 (28.21%) Imperva
9 4 (10.26%) 3PAR
9 4 (10.26%) Remedy
9 4 (10.26%) IBM
10 3 (7.69%) SAP
10 3 (7.69%) BMC
11 2 (5.13%) McAfee
12 1 (2.56%) Clearswift
12 1 (2.56%) CQG
12 1 (2.56%) BT
12 1 (2.56%) InterSystems