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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thin Client
Rank 503 447 427
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -20
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 92 125 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.78% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 90 71
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£325 £289 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.55% -6.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £174 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £428 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £280 £301
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £14.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +17.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.30 £10.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £20.26 £20.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £17.00 £14.02
% change year-on-year
-6.70% +21.25%
Thin Client
UK

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
16511 16046 15561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.05% 32.51% 33.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10581 9839 9417
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 624 668
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -13 36 £365 +14.06% 3
North West -17 18 £225 +6.88% 6
South East -20 13 £300 +3.44% 5
West Midlands +9 7 £400 +255.55% 2
East of England -7 5 £300 -14.28% 3
East Midlands -1 4 £215 -40.68%
North East -26 4 - -
South West -20 3 - -
Yorkshire -28 2 - - 2
Midlands - 1 £250 -
Thin Client
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Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 205 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 136 (66.34%) Windows
3 113 (55.12%) Citrix
4 106 (51.71%) Microsoft
5 93 (45.37%) Active Directory
6 82 (40.00%) VMware
7 80 (39.02%) Windows 7
8 71 (34.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 60 (29.27%) ITIL
10 54 (26.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 52 (25.37%) MS Office
12 46 (22.44%) Cisco
13 44 (21.46%) LAN
14 41 (20.00%) MS Excel
15 39 (19.02%) DNS
16 36 (17.56%) SCCM
16 36 (17.56%) XenApp
17 35 (17.07%) Firewall
18 34 (16.59%) DHCP
18 34 (16.59%) WAN
19 33 (16.10%) Windows Server 2003
20 32 (15.61%) MS Exchange
20 32 (15.61%) Microsoft App-V
20 32 (15.61%) Windows Server 2012
21 31 (15.12%) Security Cleared
22 29 (14.15%) SAN
23 28 (13.66%) HP
24 26 (12.68%) CheckPoint
25 25 (12.20%) Wyse
25 25 (12.20%) Migration

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (15.61%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.93%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.44%) OpenStack
6 5 (2.44%) WildFly
6 5 (2.44%) Lync
7 4 (1.95%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.98%) IIS
9 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.49%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 52 (25.37%) MS Office
2 41 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.49%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.49%) RiskWrite
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.90%) Office 365
2 2 (0.98%) SaaS
2 2 (0.98%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) PaaS
3 1 (0.49%) IaaS
3 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 44 (21.46%) LAN
2 39 (19.02%) DNS
3 35 (17.07%) Firewall
4 34 (16.59%) WAN
4 34 (16.59%) DHCP
5 29 (14.15%) SAN
6 22 (10.73%) BIG-IP
7 13 (6.34%) NAS
8 12 (5.85%) MPLS
8 12 (5.85%) DSL
9 11 (5.37%) TCP/IP
9 11 (5.37%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (4.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (4.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 10 (4.88%) VPN
10 10 (4.88%) NetScreen
10 10 (4.88%) OSPF
10 10 (4.88%) BGP
10 10 (4.88%) DMVPN
10 10 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.44%) MySQL
2 5 (2.44%) Ingres
2 5 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.46%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.49%) MS Access
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.49%) OLTP
5 1 (0.49%) TKPROF
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.49%) Big Data
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.95%) MSI
4 3 (1.46%) Subversion
4 3 (1.46%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.98%) JIRA
6 1 (0.49%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.49%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.49%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.49%) Mercurial
General
1 19 (9.27%) Finance
2 7 (3.41%) Banking
3 6 (2.93%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.95%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.49%) Electronics
6 1 (0.49%) Retail
6 1 (0.49%) Local Government
6 1 (0.49%) Marketing
6 1 (0.49%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (18.54%) Analyst
2 22 (10.73%) Administrator
3 15 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (7.32%) Support Engineer
4 14 (6.83%) Network Specialist
5 12 (5.85%) Consultant
5 12 (5.85%) Desktop Support
6 11 (5.37%) Architect
6 11 (5.37%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (4.88%) Security Specialist
7 10 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 10 (4.88%) Network Security Specialist
8 9 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (3.90%) Service Analyst
9 8 (3.90%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (3.90%) Technical Architect
9 8 (3.90%) Support Analyst
9 8 (3.90%) Citrix Engineer
10 7 (3.41%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.83%) Web Services
2 9 (4.39%) .NET
3 7 (3.41%) J2EE
4 6 (2.93%) XML
5 5 (2.44%) JMS
5 5 (2.44%) JSON
6 4 (1.95%) XSD
6 4 (1.95%) XSLT
7 3 (1.46%) HTML
7 3 (1.46%) Middleware
8 2 (0.98%) SOAP
8 2 (0.98%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.49%) CSS
9 1 (0.49%) XSL
9 1 (0.49%) Ajax
9 1 (0.49%) WSDL
9 1 (0.49%) XML Schema
9 1 (0.49%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.49%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 205 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 25 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (8.78%) Blackberry
4 12 (5.85%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.39%) BYOD
6 8 (3.90%) Data Centre
7 7 (3.41%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.93%) Clustering
9 5 (2.44%) Replication
9 5 (2.44%) NHS
10 4 (1.95%) CESG
10 4 (1.95%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (1.95%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.46%) CESG CLAS
11 3 (1.46%) Freedom of Information Act
12 2 (0.98%) Life Science
12 2 (0.98%) E-Learning
12 2 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.98%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 136 (66.34%) Windows
2 80 (39.02%) Windows 7
3 54 (26.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (16.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (15.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (11.71%) Linux
7 22 (10.73%) Windows 8
8 21 (10.24%) Windows XP
9 10 (4.88%) UNIX
9 10 (4.88%) Solaris
10 6 (2.93%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.93%) CentOS
11 3 (1.46%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.46%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.46%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.49%) Android
13 1 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.49%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (29.27%) ITIL
2 25 (12.20%) ITSM
2 25 (12.20%) Migration
3 24 (11.71%) Service Management
4 22 (10.73%) Project Management
5 19 (9.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (8.78%) Problem Management
7 17 (8.29%) Business Continuity
8 16 (7.80%) Mentoring
9 15 (7.32%) Business Continuity Planning
9 15 (7.32%) Performance Management
10 14 (6.83%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (6.34%) Change Management
11 13 (6.34%) BCP
12 12 (5.85%) Line Management
13 11 (5.37%) Service Delivery
13 11 (5.37%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (4.88%) Incident Management
14 10 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
14 10 (4.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.29%) SQL
2 15 (7.32%) Java
3 9 (4.39%) Python
4 7 (3.41%) Perl
4 7 (3.41%) C
5 6 (2.93%) Bash Shell
6 5 (2.44%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.46%) Ruby
7 3 (1.46%) VBScript
7 3 (1.46%) C++
8 2 (0.98%) VB
8 2 (0.98%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.98%) C#
8 2 (0.98%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.49%) Korn
9 1 (0.49%) XPath
9 1 (0.49%) C-shell
9 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (15.12%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (9.27%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (7.80%) CCNP
5 14 (6.83%) Citrix Certification
5 14 (6.83%) SC Cleared
5 14 (6.83%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (5.85%) MCSE
7 11 (5.37%) Degree
8 10 (4.88%) CCSE
9 7 (3.41%) MCP
10 6 (2.93%) CCNA
11 5 (2.44%) CCA
12 4 (1.95%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.46%) RHCE
13 3 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.98%) CCEE
14 2 (0.98%) CCIA
14 2 (0.98%) MCITP
14 2 (0.98%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.34%) QA
2 12 (5.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.90%) SLA
4 7 (3.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.49%) TickIT
5 1 (0.49%) COBIT
5 1 (0.49%) HL7
5 1 (0.49%) DICOM
5 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 93 (45.37%) Active Directory
2 71 (34.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (17.56%) XenApp
4 32 (15.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (9.76%) Hyper-V
6 19 (9.27%) Terminal Services
7 17 (8.29%) Xen
8 14 (6.83%) vSphere
8 14 (6.83%) BitLocker
9 12 (5.85%) NLBS
10 9 (4.39%) XenDesktop
10 9 (4.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 7 (3.41%) VMware ESX
11 7 (3.41%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (2.44%) VirtualBox
12 5 (2.44%) ISA Server
13 4 (1.95%) VMware Server
14 3 (1.46%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 36 (17.56%) SCCM
2 16 (7.80%) WSUS
3 7 (3.41%) Puppet
4 6 (2.93%) ZABBIX
4 6 (2.93%) HP SIM
5 4 (1.95%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.46%) ARCserve
6 3 (1.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.98%) DameWare
7 2 (0.98%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.49%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 113 (55.12%) Citrix
2 106 (51.71%) Microsoft
3 82 (40.00%) VMware
4 46 (22.44%) Cisco
5 28 (13.66%) HP
6 26 (12.68%) CheckPoint
7 25 (12.20%) Wyse
8 17 (8.29%) Oracle
9 15 (7.32%) AppSense
10 13 (6.34%) F5
11 10 (4.88%) Infoblox
11 10 (4.88%) Imperva
11 10 (4.88%) Blue Coat
12 9 (4.39%) Remedy
12 9 (4.39%) SAP
13 8 (3.90%) Dell
14 5 (2.44%) IBM
14 5 (2.44%) Symantec
14 5 (2.44%) Pega
15 4 (1.95%) 3PAR
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