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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thin Client
Rank 528 582 487
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -95
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 94 60 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.11% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.34% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 36 97
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £450 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £211
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +42.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 9
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.86 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% -8.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.42 £22.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.86 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.88% +2.32%
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
16553 17649 17004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.34% 33.41% 32.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10768 11193 10429
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 749 745
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.68 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% +0.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.84 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.70 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Thin Client as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Thin Client within the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 37 £490 +34.24% 4
South East +19 16 £325 +11.11% 2
North West +22 14 £550 +57.14% 1
East of England +5 10 £338 +12.50%
South West +15 9 £285 -12.30%
West Midlands -21 5 £350 -17.64% 1
North East - 2 £218 - 1
East Midlands -4 1 £115 -58.18% 2
Thin Client
UK

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Thin Client also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 186 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 146 (78.49%) Windows
3 119 (63.98%) Active Directory
4 114 (61.29%) Citrix
5 86 (46.24%) Microsoft
6 84 (45.16%) Windows Server
7 80 (43.01%) VMware
8 69 (37.10%) Windows 7
9 63 (33.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 61 (32.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 54 (29.03%) XenApp
12 53 (28.49%) VMware Infrastructure
13 49 (26.34%) MS Office
14 48 (25.81%) ITIL
15 44 (23.66%) Security Cleared
16 43 (23.12%) SCCM
16 43 (23.12%) MS Exchange
17 39 (20.97%) DNS
18 37 (19.89%) HP
18 37 (19.89%) AppSense
19 35 (18.82%) Microsoft App-V
20 34 (18.28%) MS Excel
21 32 (17.20%) SQL Server
21 32 (17.20%) Wyse
21 32 (17.20%) Windows Server 2012
22 30 (16.13%) DHCP
23 28 (15.05%) Data Centre
24 26 (13.98%) PowerShell
24 26 (13.98%) SLA
25 25 (13.44%) Incident Management

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (23.12%) MS Exchange
2 21 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (10.75%) SharePoint
4 16 (8.60%) Skype for Business
5 9 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (4.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (4.30%) Live Communications Server
7 7 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.08%) IBM Domino
9 2 (1.08%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.08%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.54%) CMS
10 1 (0.54%) IIS
10 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 49 (26.34%) MS Office
2 34 (18.28%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.30%) PaintShop Pro
3 8 (4.30%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.60%) Office 365
2 9 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.30%) GitHub
4 5 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.08%) SaaS
6 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 39 (20.97%) DNS
2 30 (16.13%) DHCP
3 18 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
4 17 (9.14%) 3G
5 16 (8.60%) NetScaler
6 15 (8.06%) SAN
7 14 (7.53%) HTTP
8 13 (6.99%) Firewall
9 11 (5.91%) LAN
10 10 (5.38%) DVB
10 10 (5.38%) Internet
10 10 (5.38%) TCP/IP
11 8 (4.30%) Network Security
11 8 (4.30%) WAN
12 7 (3.76%) SMS
13 6 (3.23%) Intranet
13 6 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (3.23%) VoIP
14 5 (2.69%) NAS
14 5 (2.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.20%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.30%) MS Access
3 5 (2.69%) GIS
4 4 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.61%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.61%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.08%) MySQL
6 2 (1.08%) OLTP
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.08%) TKPROF
7 1 (0.54%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (5.38%) Subversion
2 9 (4.84%) Cucumber
2 9 (4.84%) Maven
3 4 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (2.15%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.08%) JBuilder
4 2 (1.08%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.54%) MSI
General
1 15 (8.06%) Finance
2 11 (5.91%) Back Office
3 7 (3.76%) Legal
4 4 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.08%) Banking
5 2 (1.08%) Local Government
5 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.54%) Advertising
6 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Law
6 1 (0.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 47 (25.27%) Analyst
2 30 (16.13%) Desktop Support
3 15 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (8.06%) Developer
4 14 (7.53%) Support Engineer
5 13 (6.99%) Architect
6 12 (6.45%) Citrix Specialist
6 12 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (5.91%) Service Analyst
8 10 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (5.38%) Citrix Support
8 10 (5.38%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (4.84%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 9 (4.84%) Incident Analyst
9 9 (4.84%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.76%) Citrix Analyst
10 7 (3.76%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 6 (3.23%) Desktop Engineer
11 6 (3.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.06%) XML
2 12 (6.45%) HTML
2 12 (6.45%) XSD
3 9 (4.84%) Flash
3 9 (4.84%) HTML5
3 9 (4.84%) JSON
3 9 (4.84%) Spring
4 4 (2.15%) .NET
5 3 (1.61%) Web Services
6 2 (1.08%) SOAP
6 2 (1.08%) Struts
7 1 (0.54%) XSL
7 1 (0.54%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 186 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 28 (15.05%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.99%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.45%) Blackberry
4 12 (6.45%) Interactive TV
5 10 (5.38%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (5.38%) MPEG
6 9 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (4.30%) Client/Server
7 8 (4.30%) Clustering
8 7 (3.76%) Statistics
9 6 (3.23%) Computer Science
9 6 (3.23%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (2.15%) PKI
10 4 (2.15%) User Experience
11 3 (1.61%) NHS
11 3 (1.61%) PDA
11 3 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (1.08%) N-Tier
12 2 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 146 (78.49%) Windows
2 84 (45.16%) Windows Server
3 69 (37.10%) Windows 7
4 63 (33.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (32.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (17.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (9.14%) Windows 10
7 17 (9.14%) Windows XP
8 13 (6.99%) Windows 8
9 11 (5.91%) Linux
10 8 (4.30%) Unix
11 7 (3.76%) Solaris
11 7 (3.76%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.61%) SUSE
13 2 (1.08%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.81%) ITIL
2 25 (13.44%) Incident Management
3 24 (12.90%) Problem Management
4 23 (12.37%) Service Management
5 22 (11.83%) Migration
6 20 (10.75%) Service Delivery
7 19 (10.22%) Software Delivery
8 14 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (7.53%) Information Security
9 13 (6.99%) Application Packaging
10 12 (6.45%) Scrum
11 11 (5.91%) ITIL V3
11 11 (5.91%) Project Management
12 10 (5.38%) TDD
13 9 (4.84%) Kanban
13 9 (4.84%) MVC
13 9 (4.84%) Pair Programming
14 8 (4.30%) Automated Testing
14 8 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.98%) PowerShell
2 20 (10.75%) SQL
3 15 (8.06%) C
3 15 (8.06%) Java
4 13 (6.99%) C++
5 12 (6.45%) ANSI C
6 11 (5.91%) JavaScript
7 9 (4.84%) ActionScript
8 3 (1.61%) Perl
9 2 (1.08%) C#
9 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.08%) VB
10 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (23.66%) Security Cleared
2 19 (10.22%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.06%) DV Cleared
4 11 (5.91%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (5.91%) Degree
5 8 (4.30%) MCP
6 6 (3.23%) CISSP
7 5 (2.69%) ISEB
7 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.69%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.69%) PMP
7 5 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (2.15%) MCSE
9 3 (1.61%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.08%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.08%) CCNA
10 2 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.54%) MCSA
11 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.98%) SLA
2 10 (5.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (5.38%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.15%) COBIT
4 3 (1.61%) QA
5 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.54%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.54%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.54%) RMADS
System Software
1 119 (63.98%) Active Directory
2 54 (29.03%) XenApp
3 53 (28.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (18.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (8.60%) VMware ESX
6 15 (8.06%) XenDesktop
7 14 (7.53%) Terminal Services
8 10 (5.38%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (4.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (4.30%) Hyper-V
11 7 (3.76%) Terminal Server
12 6 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (2.69%) vSphere
14 4 (2.15%) BitLocker
14 4 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (2.15%) XenServer
15 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 2 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 43 (23.12%) SCCM
2 9 (4.84%) Netcool
3 8 (4.30%) NetBackup
3 8 (4.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (4.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (4.30%) Unicenter
3 8 (4.30%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 7 (3.76%) SCOM
5 6 (3.23%) SCOrch
6 5 (2.69%) DameWare
7 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.15%) Puppet
7 4 (2.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (1.61%) DatAdvantage
8 3 (1.61%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (1.61%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.08%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (1.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 114 (61.29%) Citrix
2 86 (46.24%) Microsoft
3 80 (43.01%) VMware
4 37 (19.89%) AppSense
4 37 (19.89%) HP
5 32 (17.20%) Wyse
6 23 (12.37%) Dell
7 20 (10.75%) Cisco
8 18 (9.68%) Oracle
9 13 (6.99%) ThinPrint
10 12 (6.45%) OpenTV
11 10 (5.38%) EMC
12 9 (4.84%) CheckPoint
12 9 (4.84%) LANDesk
13 8 (4.30%) Meridio
13 8 (4.30%) Veritas
14 6 (3.23%) Symantec
15 4 (2.15%) Avaya
15 4 (2.15%) Polycom
15 4 (2.15%) Remedy
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