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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thin Client
Rank 389 376 337
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -39
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 22 40 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.52% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 51
Average daily rate £490 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £203 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £436 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £388 £200
% change year-on-year
-17.74% +93.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.87 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.40% +2.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+45.76% -4.83%
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
7581 7663 8394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.73% 36.17% 38.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5311 5369 5705
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £285 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 150 161
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Thin Client
England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 42 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 25 (59.52%) Windows
3 19 (45.24%) Citrix
4 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
5 12 (28.57%) C
5 12 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 12 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 11 (26.19%) ANSI C
6 11 (26.19%) Interactive TV
6 11 (26.19%) XML
6 11 (26.19%) XSD
6 11 (26.19%) MPEG
6 11 (26.19%) HTTP
6 11 (26.19%) DVB
6 11 (26.19%) OpenTV
6 11 (26.19%) Scrum
6 11 (26.19%) VMware
6 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (23.81%) Firewall
7 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 10 (23.81%) ITIL
7 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (21.43%) Cisco
8 9 (21.43%) TDD
9 8 (19.05%) Finance
9 8 (19.05%) HP
9 8 (19.05%) MS Office
9 8 (19.05%) XenApp
10 7 (16.67%) XenDesktop
10 7 (16.67%) DHCP

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Office
2 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.76%) PaintShop Pro
3 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) GitHub
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) DVB
1 11 (26.19%) HTTP
2 10 (23.81%) Firewall
3 7 (16.67%) DHCP
3 7 (16.67%) DNS
4 6 (14.29%) SAN
5 5 (11.90%) BGP
5 5 (11.90%) BIG-IP
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (11.90%) LAN
5 5 (11.90%) Network Security
5 5 (11.90%) OSPF
6 4 (9.52%) DMVPN
6 4 (9.52%) NetScreen
7 3 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (7.14%) WAN
8 2 (4.76%) Internet
8 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 6 (14.29%) Maven
2 2 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) MSI
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Billing
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Desktop Support
4 7 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Agile Developer
6 5 (11.90%) C Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Security Specialist
6 5 (11.90%) Software Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (9.52%) Network Specialist
8 3 (7.14%) Check Point Specialist
8 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Citrix Support
9 2 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) XML
1 11 (26.19%) XSD
2 6 (14.29%) Flash
2 6 (14.29%) HTML
2 6 (14.29%) HTML5
2 6 (14.29%) JSON
2 6 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 42 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 11 (26.19%) Interactive TV
2 11 (26.19%) MPEG
3 6 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 6 (14.29%) STB
3 6 (14.29%) User Experience
4 5 (11.90%) Blackberry
5 3 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.76%) iPhone
6 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.38%) Handset
7 1 (2.38%) iPad
7 1 (2.38%) NHS
7 1 (2.38%) Replication
7 1 (2.38%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 12 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 12 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 6 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 5 (11.90%) Linux
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) Android
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.38%) Unix
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (26.19%) Scrum
2 10 (23.81%) ITIL
3 9 (21.43%) TDD
4 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (14.29%) Kanban
4 6 (14.29%) MVC
4 6 (14.29%) Pair Programming
4 6 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (11.90%) ITSM
6 4 (9.52%) BDD
6 4 (9.52%) ITIL V3
6 4 (9.52%) Line Management
6 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
6 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.52%) Service Management
7 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.14%) Migration
7 3 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) C
2 11 (26.19%) ANSI C
3 6 (14.29%) ActionScript
3 6 (14.29%) C++
3 6 (14.29%) Java
3 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) CCNP
1 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.14%) CCSE
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) MCSE
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) CCIE
4 1 (2.38%) CCNA
4 1 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) HL7
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.05%) XenApp
4 7 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 4 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (7.14%) vSphere
7 2 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
7 2 (4.76%) NLBS
7 2 (4.76%) Xen
8 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.76%) SCOM
2 2 (4.76%) WSUS
3 1 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.38%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.38%) SCSM
3 1 (2.38%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Citrix
2 11 (26.19%) OpenTV
2 11 (26.19%) VMware
3 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 9 (21.43%) Cisco
5 8 (19.05%) HP
6 7 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 4 (9.52%) Blue Coat
7 4 (9.52%) F5
7 4 (9.52%) Imperva
7 4 (9.52%) Infoblox
7 4 (9.52%) NetApp
8 3 (7.14%) Remedy
9 2 (4.76%) Apple
9 2 (4.76%) Sophos
10 1 (2.38%) AppSense
10 1 (2.38%) Dell
10 1 (2.38%) Forcepoint
10 1 (2.38%) InterSystems
10 1 (2.38%) Wyse