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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 362 376 357
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 52 46 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.57% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 30 30
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£390 £444 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.11% +26.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £212 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £561 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £308 £355
% change year-on-year
-8.94% -13.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £17.17 £17.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.49% +4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £16.25 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £19.45 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +14.02%
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
7310 8071 8222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.49% 32.27% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4846 5560 5618
Average daily rate £450 £460 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £628 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 173 220
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +30 25 £400 -23.80% 1
Bromley - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Thin Client
England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 93 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 60 (64.52%) Citrix
3 57 (61.29%) Windows
4 48 (51.61%) Microsoft
5 41 (44.09%) Active Directory
5 41 (44.09%) Windows 7
6 33 (35.48%) XenApp
7 30 (32.26%) VMware
8 29 (31.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 27 (29.03%) MS Office
10 26 (27.96%) MS Exchange
11 25 (26.88%) Finance
12 23 (24.73%) HP
12 23 (24.73%) ITIL
12 23 (24.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (24.73%) Blackberry
13 19 (20.43%) Firewall
13 19 (20.43%) SAN
14 17 (18.28%) Wyse
14 17 (18.28%) SCCM
15 16 (17.20%) Banking
16 15 (16.13%) Xen
16 15 (16.13%) Service Management
16 15 (16.13%) LAN
16 15 (16.13%) WAN
16 15 (16.13%) Hyper-V
17 14 (15.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 13 (13.98%) CheckPoint
18 13 (13.98%) Cisco

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 26 (27.96%) MS Exchange
2 14 (15.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (8.60%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.38%) WebLogic
6 4 (4.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.23%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.15%) Lync
9 1 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.08%) MQSeries
Applications
1 27 (29.03%) MS Office
2 11 (11.83%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.23%) RMDS
1 3 (3.23%) ION MarketView
1 3 (3.23%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.08%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.08%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.43%) SAN
1 19 (20.43%) Firewall
2 15 (16.13%) LAN
2 15 (16.13%) WAN
3 13 (13.98%) BIG-IP
4 12 (12.90%) DSL
4 12 (12.90%) MPLS
5 11 (11.83%) DNS
5 11 (11.83%) DHCP
6 7 (7.53%) VPN
7 5 (5.38%) TCP/IP
7 5 (5.38%) NAS
7 5 (5.38%) Internet
8 3 (3.23%) VLAN
8 3 (3.23%) FTP
8 3 (3.23%) VoIP
8 3 (3.23%) Wireless
9 2 (2.15%) Intranet
10 1 (1.08%) OSPF
10 1 (1.08%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.45%) EDRMS
3 3 (3.23%) MySQL
4 2 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.15%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 25 (26.88%) Finance
2 16 (17.20%) Banking
3 4 (4.30%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.15%) Legal
6 1 (1.08%) Advertising
6 1 (1.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.08%) Back Office
6 1 (1.08%) Law
6 1 (1.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (23.66%) Analyst
2 8 (8.60%) Consultant
3 7 (7.53%) Architect
3 7 (7.53%) Developer
3 7 (7.53%) Support Analyst
4 6 (6.45%) Project Manager
4 6 (6.45%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (5.38%) Deployment Specialist
5 5 (5.38%) Help Desk Analyst
5 5 (5.38%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (5.38%) Software Engineer
5 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (5.38%) SCCM Specialist
6 4 (4.30%) HP Storage Administrator
6 4 (4.30%) Administrator
6 4 (4.30%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.30%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) Desktop Support
6 4 (4.30%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (4.30%) SAN Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) Web Services
2 5 (5.38%) SOAP
2 5 (5.38%) Ajax
2 5 (5.38%) Java EE
2 5 (5.38%) REST
2 5 (5.38%) WebSockets
3 4 (4.30%) HTML
3 4 (4.30%) Swing
4 3 (3.23%) CSS
4 3 (3.23%) JavaFX
4 3 (3.23%) RESTful
4 3 (3.23%) HTML5
4 3 (3.23%) Rendezvous
5 2 (2.15%) XML
5 2 (2.15%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.08%) XSD
6 1 (1.08%) XSL
6 1 (1.08%) XSLT
6 1 (1.08%) JMS
6 1 (1.08%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 93 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 23 (24.73%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.53%) Replication
4 4 (4.30%) Clustering
5 3 (3.23%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.23%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.23%) Smartcard
6 2 (2.15%) iPhone
6 2 (2.15%) iPad
7 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.08%) EPoS
7 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.08%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 57 (61.29%) Windows
2 41 (44.09%) Windows 7
3 29 (31.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (24.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (9.68%) Windows XP
6 7 (7.53%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.30%) Linux
8 3 (3.23%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.73%) ITIL
2 15 (16.13%) Service Management
3 12 (12.90%) Migration
3 12 (12.90%) Performance Management
4 9 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.60%) Problem Management
5 8 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.45%) Project Management
6 6 (6.45%) Workflow
7 5 (5.38%) Asset Management
7 5 (5.38%) SOA
7 5 (5.38%) Data Protection
8 4 (4.30%) User Stories
8 4 (4.30%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (4.30%) TOGAF
8 4 (4.30%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.30%) TDD
8 4 (4.30%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.30%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.75%) Java
2 4 (4.30%) SQL
3 3 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.30%) A+ Certification
3 4 (4.30%) MCP
4 3 (3.23%) MCSE
4 3 (3.23%) CCA
4 3 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.23%) MCDST
4 3 (3.23%) MCITP
5 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.08%) CCSE
6 1 (1.08%) MOS
6 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.08%) CCNP
6 1 (1.08%) Degree
6 1 (1.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.15%) QA
3 1 (1.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 41 (44.09%) Active Directory
2 33 (35.48%) XenApp
3 27 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (16.13%) Hyper-V
4 15 (16.13%) Xen
5 12 (12.90%) NLBS
6 10 (10.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (7.53%) vSphere
8 6 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (4.30%) VMware Server
9 4 (4.30%) XenDesktop
10 3 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (3.23%) VMware ESX
11 2 (2.15%) Terminal Services
12 1 (1.08%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (18.28%) SCCM
2 9 (9.68%) WSUS
3 4 (4.30%) Tivoli
3 4 (4.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (3.23%) DameWare
4 3 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.23%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.15%) OpenView
5 2 (2.15%) MOM
5 2 (2.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.15%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 60 (64.52%) Citrix
2 48 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 30 (32.26%) VMware
4 23 (24.73%) HP
5 17 (18.28%) Wyse
6 13 (13.98%) CheckPoint
6 13 (13.98%) Cisco
7 8 (8.60%) IBM
8 5 (5.38%) Oracle
8 5 (5.38%) JBoss
8 5 (5.38%) Dell
9 4 (4.30%) Reuters
9 4 (4.30%) Bloomberg
9 4 (4.30%) Veeam
9 4 (4.30%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.23%) AppSense
10 3 (3.23%) ION Trading
10 3 (3.23%) TIBCO
10 3 (3.23%) Apple
10 3 (3.23%) CQG
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