The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 434 421 437
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 123 130 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 1.04% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 69 50
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£289 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.09% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £195 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £460 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £300 £358
% change year-on-year
-6.74% -16.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 9
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.51 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% -9.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £23.88 £29.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £14.02 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+19.47% +18.41%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12754 12536 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.83% 26.91% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7812 7723 7828
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 520 555 707
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
Thin Client
UK

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 28 July 2014.

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
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 28 July 2014. 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 +26 46 £320 -4.19% 6
South East -13 24 £289 -24.50% 6
South West -25 14 £175 -44.00% 3
East of England -34 12 £350 -15.15% 2
North West -19 9 £211 -21.30% 3
Yorkshire +3 7 £401 +30.24% 2
East Midlands +1 4 £363 +81.25% 2
West Midlands -21 1 £113 -67.85% 1
Thin Client
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Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 292 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 192 (65.75%) Citrix
3 188 (64.38%) Windows
4 119 (40.75%) Microsoft
5 114 (39.04%) VMware
6 110 (37.67%) Windows 7
7 104 (35.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 92 (31.51%) Active Directory
9 88 (30.14%) ITIL
10 80 (27.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 74 (25.34%) Firewall
12 72 (24.66%) MS Office
13 71 (24.32%) DNS
14 70 (23.97%) Cisco
14 70 (23.97%) XenApp
15 67 (22.95%) DHCP
16 66 (22.60%) Windows Server 2003
17 62 (21.23%) MS Exchange
18 60 (20.55%) CheckPoint
19 55 (18.84%) LAN
20 51 (17.47%) WAN
21 46 (15.75%) MS Excel
22 45 (15.41%) SAN
23 44 (15.07%) HP
23 44 (15.07%) Finance
23 44 (15.07%) Security Cleared
24 43 (14.73%) Migration
25 42 (14.38%) Windows XP
26 41 (14.04%) BIG-IP
27 39 (13.36%) Blackberry

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 62 (21.23%) MS Exchange
2 25 (8.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 23 (7.88%) SharePoint
4 20 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (4.79%) IBM Notes
6 13 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (2.74%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.74%) WebLogic
8 6 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (1.37%) Lync
10 3 (1.03%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.34%) IIS
11 1 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.34%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 72 (24.66%) MS Office
2 46 (15.75%) MS Excel
3 13 (4.45%) MS Project
4 5 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.05%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.34%) assyst
3 1 (0.34%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.34%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 74 (25.34%) Firewall
2 71 (24.32%) DNS
3 67 (22.95%) DHCP
4 55 (18.84%) LAN
5 51 (17.47%) WAN
6 45 (15.41%) SAN
7 41 (14.04%) BIG-IP
8 29 (9.93%) Cisco ASA
9 28 (9.59%) Cisco IOS
9 28 (9.59%) OSPF
9 28 (9.59%) BGP
10 25 (8.56%) NetScreen
10 25 (8.56%) Network Security
10 25 (8.56%) DMVPN
10 25 (8.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 25 (8.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 22 (7.53%) TCP/IP
12 21 (7.19%) VPN
13 20 (6.85%) MPLS
14 16 (5.48%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.74%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (2.74%) Cognos Impromptu
4 6 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.03%) MySQL
5 3 (1.03%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.68%) DTS
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (1.37%) MSI
2 1 (0.34%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.34%) Toad
General
1 44 (15.07%) Finance
2 17 (5.82%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.48%) Banking
4 4 (1.37%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.03%) Local Government
5 3 (1.03%) Retail
5 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Billing
7 1 (0.34%) Back Office
7 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 52 (17.81%) Analyst
2 28 (9.59%) Network Specialist
3 25 (8.56%) Network Security Specialist
3 25 (8.56%) Security Specialist
4 23 (7.88%) Support Engineer
5 22 (7.53%) Desktop Support
6 21 (7.19%) Desktop Engineer
7 19 (6.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (6.16%) Project Manager
8 18 (6.16%) Support Analyst
9 14 (4.79%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (4.79%) 1st Line Support
10 11 (3.77%) Architect
10 11 (3.77%) Consultant
11 10 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (3.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 8 (2.74%) Service Desk Analyst
12 8 (2.74%) Technical Engineer
12 8 (2.74%) Service Analyst
12 8 (2.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.08%) Application Packaging
2 8 (2.74%) Web Services
3 6 (2.05%) Middleware
4 5 (1.71%) .NET
4 5 (1.71%) Silverlight
5 4 (1.37%) REST
5 4 (1.37%) WebSockets
5 4 (1.37%) Java EE
5 4 (1.37%) SOAP
5 4 (1.37%) Ajax
5 4 (1.37%) XML
6 1 (0.34%) XSD
6 1 (0.34%) XSL
6 1 (0.34%) XSLT
6 1 (0.34%) Swing
6 1 (0.34%) JMS
6 1 (0.34%) Java RMI
6 1 (0.34%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.34%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 292 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 39 (13.36%) Blackberry
3 9 (3.08%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.74%) iPad
5 7 (2.40%) iPhone
5 7 (2.40%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.05%) Open Source
6 6 (2.05%) Smartcard
6 6 (2.05%) Clustering
7 5 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.37%) CMDB
8 4 (1.37%) Replication
9 3 (1.03%) EPoS
9 3 (1.03%) NHS
9 3 (1.03%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.03%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.03%) PDA
9 3 (1.03%) EqualLogic
9 3 (1.03%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 188 (64.38%) Windows
2 110 (37.67%) Windows 7
3 80 (27.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (22.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (14.38%) Windows XP
6 37 (12.67%) Linux
7 21 (7.19%) Solaris
8 14 (4.79%) Windows 8
9 10 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (3.08%) UNIX
11 7 (2.40%) AIX
11 7 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.37%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.37%) HPUX
13 3 (1.03%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.03%) Android
13 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.68%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (30.14%) ITIL
2 43 (14.73%) Migration
3 37 (12.67%) PRINCE2
4 34 (11.64%) Service Management
5 25 (8.56%) E-Commerce
5 25 (8.56%) Project Management
6 21 (7.19%) Service Delivery
7 15 (5.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (4.79%) Performance Management
9 12 (4.11%) Load Balancing
9 12 (4.11%) Configuration Management
10 11 (3.77%) Problem Management
11 10 (3.42%) Business Continuity
12 9 (3.08%) Change Management
12 9 (3.08%) Asset Management
13 8 (2.74%) ITSM
14 7 (2.40%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (2.40%) BCP
14 7 (2.40%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (2.40%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.48%) C
2 15 (5.14%) SQL
3 8 (2.74%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.71%) Java
5 3 (1.03%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.68%) VB
6 2 (0.68%) XPath
7 1 (0.34%) VBScript
7 1 (0.34%) Perl
7 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.34%) C#
Qualifications
1 44 (15.07%) Security Cleared
2 34 (11.64%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (10.96%) SC Cleared
4 28 (9.59%) CCNP
5 25 (8.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (8.56%) CCSE
6 20 (6.85%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (5.48%) MCSE
8 12 (4.11%) Degree
9 7 (2.40%) MCP
10 6 (2.05%) ISEB Practitioner
10 6 (2.05%) CCNA
10 6 (2.05%) ISEB
11 5 (1.71%) MCSA
11 5 (1.71%) A+ Certification
12 4 (1.37%) MCITP
12 4 (1.37%) MCDST
12 4 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (1.03%) CCVP
13 3 (1.03%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.93%) SLA
2 5 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.03%) QA
4 1 (0.34%) COBIT
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 104 (35.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (31.51%) Active Directory
3 70 (23.97%) XenApp
4 27 (9.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 23 (7.88%) XenDesktop
6 22 (7.53%) Hyper-V
7 19 (6.51%) Xen
8 16 (5.48%) NLBS
9 15 (5.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 14 (4.79%) Terminal Services
11 9 (3.08%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (2.40%) VMware ESX
13 6 (2.05%) vSphere
14 4 (1.37%) KVM
14 4 (1.37%) RHEV
14 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.34%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 38 (13.01%) SCCM
2 15 (5.14%) WSUS
3 9 (3.08%) ARCserve
4 7 (2.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (1.37%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.03%) DameWare
6 3 (1.03%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.03%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (1.03%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.68%) PureDisk
8 1 (0.34%) Netcool/Webtop
8 1 (0.34%) SCOM
8 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.34%) Netcool
8 1 (0.34%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 192 (65.75%) Citrix
2 119 (40.75%) Microsoft
3 114 (39.04%) VMware
4 70 (23.97%) Cisco
5 60 (20.55%) CheckPoint
6 44 (15.07%) HP
7 27 (9.25%) F5
8 26 (8.90%) Blue Coat
9 25 (8.56%) Infoblox
9 25 (8.56%) Imperva
10 22 (7.53%) Wyse
11 21 (7.19%) AppSense
12 14 (4.79%) Lotus
13 13 (4.45%) IBM
13 13 (4.45%) Oracle
14 12 (4.11%) Dell
14 12 (4.11%) Avaya
15 9 (3.08%) Apple
16 8 (2.74%) Intel
16 8 (2.74%) Cognos
Berkshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market rate paid weekly
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Anantha
Rate: £0 - £27,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £11 to £14 per hour This is a contract role for 3 months, possibl
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £16 - £18 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Plymouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £150.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago