The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the 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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 352 327 300
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -27
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 57 91 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.37% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 1.00% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 68 56
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£363 £300 £514
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -41.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £138 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £473 £668
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £213 £355
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -40.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Average hourly rate £13.87 - £18.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 - £14.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 - £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-20.63% -12.50%
Thin Client
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8092 9056 7945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.92% 37.18% 36.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5800 6325 5518
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 166 212
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.67 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.17% +12.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in London

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in London

Thin Client
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Thin Client across the London region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Thin Client Daily Rate Histogram in London

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in London

Thin Client
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 17 December 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +20 21 £413 +17.85%
Bromley - - - -
Thin Client
England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 87 (75.00%) Windows
3 81 (69.83%) Citrix
4 71 (61.21%) Microsoft
5 57 (49.14%) Active Directory
6 47 (40.52%) Windows 7
7 46 (39.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 45 (38.79%) VMware
9 41 (35.34%) MS Office
10 40 (34.48%) MS Exchange
11 39 (33.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 38 (32.76%) XenApp
12 38 (32.76%) Blackberry
12 38 (32.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 38 (32.76%) Finance
13 35 (30.17%) HP
13 35 (30.17%) ITIL
14 26 (22.41%) Hyper-V
15 23 (19.83%) DNS
15 23 (19.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 22 (18.97%) SAN
16 22 (18.97%) SharePoint
17 21 (18.10%) MS Excel
18 20 (17.24%) Windows XP
18 20 (17.24%) LAN
18 20 (17.24%) Cisco
19 19 (16.38%) Firewall
20 18 (15.52%) Xen
20 18 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
20 18 (15.52%) SCCM

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 40 (34.48%) MS Exchange
2 23 (19.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 22 (18.97%) SharePoint
4 12 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (5.17%) Lync
7 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.59%) IIS
9 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.72%) JBoss
9 2 (1.72%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.86%) MQSeries
Applications
1 41 (35.34%) MS Office
2 21 (18.10%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (6.03%) ION MarketView
1 7 (6.03%) RMDS
2 3 (2.59%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.83%) DNS
2 22 (18.97%) SAN
3 20 (17.24%) LAN
4 19 (16.38%) Firewall
5 16 (13.79%) DHCP
6 15 (12.93%) WAN
6 15 (12.93%) MPLS
7 14 (12.07%) BIG-IP
8 13 (11.21%) DSL
9 12 (10.34%) Internet
10 10 (8.62%) FTP
10 10 (8.62%) Wireless
11 8 (6.90%) TCP/IP
12 6 (5.17%) VPN
13 4 (3.45%) NetScaler
14 3 (2.59%) Network Security
15 2 (1.72%) VoIP
15 2 (1.72%) SSL
15 2 (1.72%) Broadband
15 2 (1.72%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.03%) EDRMS
3 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.72%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.86%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (0.86%) DTS
6 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MSI
2 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (32.76%) Finance
2 9 (7.76%) Banking
3 6 (5.17%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.31%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.45%) Publishing
6 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.72%) Law
7 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.86%) Back Office
8 1 (0.86%) Advertising
8 1 (0.86%) Marketing
8 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (37.93%) Analyst
2 25 (21.55%) Support Analyst
3 14 (12.07%) Consultant
4 12 (10.34%) Help Desk Analyst
5 11 (9.48%) Developer
6 10 (8.62%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 10 (8.62%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (8.62%) Help Desk Support
7 9 (7.76%) Operations Analyst
8 8 (6.90%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 7 (6.03%) Architect
10 6 (5.17%) Desktop Support
10 6 (5.17%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) Service Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) Citrix Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) Java Swing Developer
11 5 (4.31%) HP Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) Swing
2 7 (6.03%) HTML5
2 7 (6.03%) RESTful
2 7 (6.03%) JavaFX
2 7 (6.03%) Rendezvous
2 7 (6.03%) HTML
2 7 (6.03%) CSS
2 7 (6.03%) Web Services
3 5 (4.31%) Application Packaging
3 5 (4.31%) Middleware
4 3 (2.59%) XML
5 2 (1.72%) SOAP
5 2 (1.72%) Java EE
5 2 (1.72%) Ajax
5 2 (1.72%) Silverlight
5 2 (1.72%) REST
5 2 (1.72%) WebSockets
6 1 (0.86%) JMS
6 1 (0.86%) Java RMI
6 1 (0.86%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 116 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 38 (32.76%) Blackberry
3 10 (8.62%) Smartcard
3 10 (8.62%) Smartphone
3 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.03%) SWIFT
4 7 (6.03%) Fixed Income
5 6 (5.17%) Clustering
6 5 (4.31%) Replication
7 4 (3.45%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.72%) iPhone
9 2 (1.72%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (1.72%) iPad
10 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.86%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 87 (75.00%) Windows
2 47 (40.52%) Windows 7
3 46 (39.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (32.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (17.24%) Windows XP
6 14 (12.07%) Windows Vista
7 10 (8.62%) Windows 8
8 8 (6.90%) Linux
9 5 (4.31%) Windows 2000
10 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.59%) UNIX
12 2 (1.72%) NetWare
13 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.86%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.17%) ITIL
2 17 (14.66%) Service Management
3 15 (12.93%) BCP
4 13 (11.21%) Performance Management
5 12 (10.34%) Problem Management
5 12 (10.34%) Business Continuity
5 12 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (7.76%) TDD
8 8 (6.90%) BDD
9 7 (6.03%) Business Continuity Planning
9 7 (6.03%) ITSM
9 7 (6.03%) Automated Testing
10 6 (5.17%) Data Management
10 6 (5.17%) Workflow
10 6 (5.17%) Migration
10 6 (5.17%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.31%) Performance Improvement
11 5 (4.31%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.21%) Java
1 13 (11.21%) PowerShell
2 8 (6.90%) SQL
3 6 (5.17%) VBScript
4 3 (2.59%) Perl
4 3 (2.59%) VBA
5 2 (1.72%) C
6 1 (0.86%) XPath
6 1 (0.86%) C#
6 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (15.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (11.21%) MCITP
3 11 (9.48%) Degree
3 11 (9.48%) MCP
4 10 (8.62%) A+ Certification
4 10 (8.62%) MCDST
5 7 (6.03%) MCSE
6 6 (5.17%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (4.31%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.45%) CCA
8 4 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.59%) VCP5
9 3 (2.59%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.59%) CCEA
10 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.86%) MCTS
11 1 (0.86%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) SLA
1 5 (4.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 57 (49.14%) Active Directory
2 39 (33.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (32.76%) XenApp
4 26 (22.41%) Hyper-V
5 18 (15.52%) Xen
6 14 (12.07%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (11.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 13 (11.21%) NLBS
8 10 (8.62%) XenDesktop
8 10 (8.62%) vSphere
9 8 (6.90%) VMware Server
9 8 (6.90%) XenServer
10 6 (5.17%) VMware ESX
11 4 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (2.59%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 18 (15.52%) SCCM
2 13 (11.21%) WSUS
3 8 (6.90%) Tivoli
4 5 (4.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (3.45%) DameWare
5 4 (3.45%) SCOM
5 4 (3.45%) HP SIM
6 3 (2.59%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (2.59%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (2.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.72%) MOM
7 2 (1.72%) OpenView
8 1 (0.86%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.86%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.86%) WMI
8 1 (0.86%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 81 (69.83%) Citrix
2 71 (61.21%) Microsoft
3 45 (38.79%) VMware
4 35 (30.17%) HP
5 20 (17.24%) Cisco
6 16 (13.79%) CheckPoint
6 16 (13.79%) Reuters
6 16 (13.79%) Bloomberg
7 15 (12.93%) Wyse
8 10 (8.62%) CQG
9 9 (7.76%) AppSense
9 9 (7.76%) IBM
10 8 (6.90%) Intel
10 8 (6.90%) Altiris
11 7 (6.03%) ION Trading
11 7 (6.03%) TIBCO
12 6 (5.17%) Dell
13 5 (4.31%) 3PAR
13 5 (4.31%) Veeam
14 4 (3.45%) Symantec