The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thin Client
Rank 443 412 377
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -35
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 112 122 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.27% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 0.87% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 77 79
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£388 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £139 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £463 £616
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £200 £330
% change year-on-year
+93.75% -39.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £17.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -7.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £13.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £30.00 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-35.93% +6.66%
Thin Client
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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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14113 13986 12675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.53% 31.42% 30.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9002 8775 7703
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 566 759
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £11.51 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Thin Client across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in England

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Thin Client across the England region.

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in England

Thin Client
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Thin Client across the England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Thin Client Daily Rate Histogram in England

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Thin Client across the England region.

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in England

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Thin Client across the England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Thin Client Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Thin Client
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Thin Client within the England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -30 49 £388 +7.63% 7
Yorkshire +12 18 £401 +57.83% 2
South West -12 14 £190 +8.57% 3
South East -24 11 £236 +18.12% 11
North West -6 8 £140 - 4
East of England -2 7 £588 +30.55% 5
East Midlands +7 4 £275 - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Thin Client
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Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 251 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 160 (63.75%) Windows
3 145 (57.77%) Citrix
4 117 (46.61%) Microsoft
5 105 (41.83%) VMware
6 98 (39.04%) VMware Infrastructure
7 86 (34.26%) Active Directory
8 74 (29.48%) Windows 7
9 71 (28.29%) DNS
10 67 (26.69%) Cisco
11 64 (25.50%) HP
12 62 (24.70%) Firewall
13 60 (23.90%) DHCP
13 60 (23.90%) ITIL
14 58 (23.11%) CheckPoint
14 58 (23.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 53 (21.12%) MS Excel
16 51 (20.32%) Windows Server 2003
17 49 (19.52%) XenApp
18 48 (19.12%) MS Office
19 46 (18.33%) Finance
20 45 (17.93%) Analytical Skills
21 44 (17.53%) Linux
21 44 (17.53%) SharePoint
21 44 (17.53%) MS Exchange
22 34 (13.55%) E-Commerce
22 34 (13.55%) BIG-IP
23 32 (12.75%) Windows XP
23 32 (12.75%) SLA
23 32 (12.75%) Blackberry

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 44 (17.53%) SharePoint
1 44 (17.53%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.39%) Lync
6 6 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.39%) IIS
7 4 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.59%) Site Server
8 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.80%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.40%) JBoss
9 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 53 (21.12%) MS Excel
2 48 (19.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.79%) ION MarketView
1 7 (2.79%) RMDS
2 3 (1.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.40%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.20%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (28.29%) DNS
2 62 (24.70%) Firewall
3 60 (23.90%) DHCP
4 34 (13.55%) BIG-IP
5 30 (11.95%) Network Security
6 27 (10.76%) Cisco ASA
6 27 (10.76%) LAN
7 26 (10.36%) BGP
7 26 (10.36%) SAN
7 26 (10.36%) NetScreen
7 26 (10.36%) OSPF
7 26 (10.36%) Cisco IOS
7 26 (10.36%) DMVPN
7 26 (10.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 26 (10.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 22 (8.76%) WAN
9 20 (7.97%) Cisco PIX
10 19 (7.57%) Internet
11 15 (5.98%) TCP/IP
11 15 (5.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.79%) EDRMS
3 6 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.40%) DTS
7 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (2.79%) MSI
2 4 (1.59%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.40%) Subversion
3 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 46 (18.33%) Finance
2 10 (3.98%) Banking
3 6 (2.39%) Law
3 6 (2.39%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.99%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.99%) Publishing
4 5 (1.99%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.99%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.20%) Retail
5 3 (1.20%) Legal
6 2 (0.80%) Back Office
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (20.72%) Analyst
2 36 (14.34%) Consultant
3 27 (10.76%) Support Analyst
4 26 (10.36%) Security Specialist
4 26 (10.36%) Network Specialist
4 26 (10.36%) Network Security Specialist
5 23 (9.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (7.57%) Desktop Support
7 18 (7.17%) Architect
8 17 (6.77%) Support Engineer
9 14 (5.58%) Desktop Engineer
10 11 (4.38%) Help Desk Analyst
10 11 (4.38%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (3.98%) 1st Line Support
11 10 (3.98%) Developer
11 10 (3.98%) Service Analyst
11 10 (3.98%) Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (3.98%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 10 (3.98%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.59%) Application Packaging
2 8 (3.19%) HTML
3 7 (2.79%) Swing
3 7 (2.79%) CSS
3 7 (2.79%) Web Services
3 7 (2.79%) Rendezvous
3 7 (2.79%) HTML5
3 7 (2.79%) RESTful
3 7 (2.79%) JavaFX
4 5 (1.99%) Middleware
5 3 (1.20%) .NET
6 2 (0.80%) XML
7 1 (0.40%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.40%) SOAP
7 1 (0.40%) REST
7 1 (0.40%) WebSockets
7 1 (0.40%) WCF
7 1 (0.40%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.40%) Ajax
7 1 (0.40%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 251 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 45 (17.93%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (12.75%) Blackberry
4 14 (5.58%) Smartphone
5 13 (5.18%) Smartcard
6 7 (2.79%) Fixed Income
6 7 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.79%) SWIFT
7 6 (2.39%) Clustering
8 5 (1.99%) Replication
8 5 (1.99%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.99%) CMDB
9 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.20%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.20%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.80%) iSeries
10 2 (0.80%) iPhone
10 2 (0.80%) iPad
10 2 (0.80%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 160 (63.75%) Windows
2 74 (29.48%) Windows 7
3 58 (23.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (20.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (17.53%) Linux
6 32 (12.75%) Windows XP
7 20 (7.97%) Solaris
8 16 (6.37%) Windows Vista
8 16 (6.37%) Windows 8
9 15 (5.98%) UNIX
10 12 (4.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.99%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.80%) NetWare
15 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.40%) Windows CE
15 1 (0.40%) Android
15 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (23.90%) ITIL
2 34 (13.55%) E-Commerce
3 22 (8.76%) Load Balancing
4 17 (6.77%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (6.37%) Service Management
5 16 (6.37%) BCP
6 15 (5.98%) Migration
7 13 (5.18%) Business Continuity
7 13 (5.18%) Line Management
8 11 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (3.59%) TDD
9 9 (3.59%) Mentoring
9 9 (3.59%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (3.59%) Problem Management
10 8 (3.19%) Performance Management
10 8 (3.19%) BDD
10 8 (3.19%) Business Continuity Planning
10 8 (3.19%) Service Delivery
11 7 (2.79%) Configuration Management
11 7 (2.79%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.76%) C
2 17 (6.77%) PowerShell
3 15 (5.98%) SQL
4 13 (5.18%) Java
5 12 (4.78%) Perl
6 9 (3.59%) VB
6 9 (3.59%) Bourne shell
6 9 (3.59%) Korn
7 6 (2.39%) VBScript
8 3 (1.20%) VBA
9 2 (0.80%) C#
10 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (10.76%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (10.36%) CCNP
2 26 (10.36%) CCSE
3 21 (8.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (7.97%) Security Cleared
5 15 (5.98%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (5.98%) Degree
6 13 (5.18%) MCITP
7 12 (4.78%) Citrix Certification
8 11 (4.38%) MCP
8 11 (4.38%) SC Cleared
9 10 (3.98%) MCDST
9 10 (3.98%) A+ Certification
9 10 (3.98%) MCSE
10 9 (3.59%) CCA
11 6 (2.39%) DV Cleared
11 6 (2.39%) HNC
12 4 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (1.20%) CCEA
13 3 (1.20%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.75%) SLA
2 5 (1.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 98 (39.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 86 (34.26%) Active Directory
3 49 (19.52%) XenApp
4 25 (9.96%) Hyper-V
5 22 (8.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 21 (8.37%) vSphere
7 17 (6.77%) XenDesktop
8 15 (5.98%) Xen
9 12 (4.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 9 (3.59%) NFS
10 9 (3.59%) Terminal Services
10 9 (3.59%) XenServer
11 8 (3.19%) NLBS
11 8 (3.19%) VMware Server
12 7 (2.79%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (2.39%) VMware ESX
14 3 (1.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
15 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 30 (11.95%) SCCM
2 13 (5.18%) WSUS
3 9 (3.59%) Nagios
3 9 (3.59%) Tivoli
3 9 (3.59%) NetBackup
3 9 (3.59%) SCOM
4 6 (2.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (1.59%) HP SIM
7 3 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (1.20%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 3 (1.20%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.80%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.80%) MOM
8 2 (0.80%) OpenView
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.40%) DameWare
9 1 (0.40%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 145 (57.77%) Citrix
2 117 (46.61%) Microsoft
3 105 (41.83%) VMware
4 67 (26.69%) Cisco
5 64 (25.50%) HP
6 58 (23.11%) CheckPoint
7 29 (11.55%) F5
8 26 (10.36%) Infoblox
8 26 (10.36%) Imperva
8 26 (10.36%) Blue Coat
9 19 (7.57%) Reuters
9 19 (7.57%) Bloomberg
10 14 (5.58%) Wyse
10 14 (5.58%) AppSense
11 12 (4.78%) Altiris
11 12 (4.78%) EMC
12 11 (4.38%) Symantec
13 10 (3.98%) CQG
13 10 (3.98%) Red Hat
14 9 (3.59%) Isilon
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