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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 347 369 379
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +10
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 64 56 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 0.59% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 43 29
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£395 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.71% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £137 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £211 £304 £361
% change year-on-year
-30.69% -15.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +24.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -25.00%
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
8844 9541 9813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.03% 37.78% 37.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6098 6627 6689
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 177 253
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.38 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +30 24 £400 -24.70% 3
Bromley - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Thin Client
England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 83 (69.75%) Windows
3 80 (67.23%) Citrix
4 66 (55.46%) Microsoft
5 59 (49.58%) Active Directory
6 51 (42.86%) Windows 7
7 43 (36.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (34.45%) VMware
9 39 (32.77%) XenApp
10 37 (31.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 34 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 34 (28.57%) MS Exchange
12 32 (26.89%) MS Office
13 31 (26.05%) Finance
14 30 (25.21%) ITIL
14 30 (25.21%) HP
15 27 (22.69%) Blackberry
16 24 (20.17%) Wyse
16 24 (20.17%) Hyper-V
17 23 (19.33%) SCCM
18 22 (18.49%) Firewall
18 22 (18.49%) SAN
19 21 (17.65%) LAN
20 20 (16.81%) WAN
20 20 (16.81%) Cisco
21 19 (15.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 19 (15.97%) Service Management
22 18 (15.13%) Banking
22 18 (15.13%) Xen
22 18 (15.13%) CheckPoint

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 34 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 19 (15.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (7.56%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.04%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.20%) WebLogic
7 4 (3.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.52%) Lync
8 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.84%) IIS
10 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.84%) MQSeries
Applications
1 32 (26.89%) MS Office
2 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) RMDS
1 6 (5.04%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.68%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.84%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.84%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.49%) SAN
1 22 (18.49%) Firewall
2 21 (17.65%) LAN
3 20 (16.81%) WAN
4 17 (14.29%) MPLS
4 17 (14.29%) BIG-IP
5 16 (13.45%) DSL
6 8 (6.72%) DNS
7 7 (5.88%) DHCP
8 5 (4.20%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.36%) VoIP
10 3 (2.52%) VPN
10 3 (2.52%) Internet
10 3 (2.52%) NAS
11 2 (1.68%) Network Security
11 2 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.68%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.68%) Intranet
12 1 (0.84%) 3G
12 1 (0.84%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.88%) EDRMS
3 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.68%) Cognos Impromptu
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.84%) MySQL
5 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (2.52%) MSI
General
1 31 (26.05%) Finance
2 18 (15.13%) Banking
3 6 (5.04%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.52%) Law
4 3 (2.52%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.84%) Back Office
6 1 (0.84%) Advertising
6 1 (0.84%) Publishing
6 1 (0.84%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (30.25%) Analyst
2 16 (13.45%) Support Analyst
3 11 (9.24%) Consultant
4 9 (7.56%) Architect
4 9 (7.56%) Developer
4 9 (7.56%) Operations Analyst
5 8 (6.72%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (5.04%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.04%) Desktop Support
8 5 (4.20%) Administrator
8 5 (4.20%) Service Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Server Administrator
8 5 (4.20%) Windows Administrator
8 5 (4.20%) Storage Administrator
8 5 (4.20%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) SAN Administrator
8 5 (4.20%) Deployment Specialist
8 5 (4.20%) HP Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.56%) Web Services
2 7 (5.88%) HTML
2 7 (5.88%) Swing
3 6 (5.04%) CSS
3 6 (5.04%) Rendezvous
3 6 (5.04%) JavaFX
3 6 (5.04%) RESTful
3 6 (5.04%) HTML5
4 5 (4.20%) REST
4 5 (4.20%) WebSockets
4 5 (4.20%) Middleware
4 5 (4.20%) Ajax
4 5 (4.20%) Java EE
4 5 (4.20%) SOAP
5 4 (3.36%) Application Packaging
6 2 (1.68%) XML
7 1 (0.84%) XSD
7 1 (0.84%) XSL
7 1 (0.84%) XSLT
7 1 (0.84%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 119 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 27 (22.69%) Blackberry
3 9 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.88%) SWIFT
5 6 (5.04%) Replication
5 6 (5.04%) Fixed Income
5 6 (5.04%) Clustering
6 4 (3.36%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.84%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.84%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.84%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.84%) CESG
8 1 (0.84%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 83 (69.75%) Windows
2 51 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 43 (36.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (12.61%) Windows XP
6 9 (7.56%) Windows 8
7 6 (5.04%) Linux
8 4 (3.36%) Windows 2000
8 4 (3.36%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.52%) UNIX
10 1 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.84%) NetWare
10 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.84%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.21%) ITIL
2 19 (15.97%) Service Management
3 16 (13.45%) Performance Management
4 14 (11.76%) BCP
5 12 (10.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (10.08%) Problem Management
6 11 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (9.24%) Business Continuity
6 11 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (9.24%) Migration
7 7 (5.88%) TDD
8 6 (5.04%) Data Management
8 6 (5.04%) Automated Testing
8 6 (5.04%) TOGAF
8 6 (5.04%) ITSM
8 6 (5.04%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.04%) BDD
8 6 (5.04%) Workflow
8 6 (5.04%) Business Continuity Planning
9 5 (4.20%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.76%) Java
2 5 (4.20%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.52%) SQL
4 2 (1.68%) VBScript
4 2 (1.68%) VBA
4 2 (1.68%) Perl
5 1 (0.84%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) Degree
2 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.04%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (3.36%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (3.36%) MCSE
5 3 (2.52%) CCA
6 2 (1.68%) MCP
6 2 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.68%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.84%) CCSE
7 1 (0.84%) MOS
7 1 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.84%) MCDST
7 1 (0.84%) MCTS
7 1 (0.84%) MCITP
7 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.84%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (3.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 59 (49.58%) Active Directory
2 39 (32.77%) XenApp
3 37 (31.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (20.17%) Hyper-V
5 18 (15.13%) Xen
6 16 (13.45%) NLBS
7 13 (10.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 8 (6.72%) XenDesktop
8 8 (6.72%) vSphere
9 7 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (5.88%) VMware Server
10 4 (3.36%) VMware ESX
10 4 (3.36%) XenServer
11 2 (1.68%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.68%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (19.33%) SCCM
2 12 (10.08%) WSUS
3 8 (6.72%) Tivoli
4 5 (4.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (3.36%) DameWare
6 3 (2.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (2.52%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (1.68%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.68%) ARCserve
7 2 (1.68%) MOM
7 2 (1.68%) OpenView
8 1 (0.84%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.84%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.84%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.84%) SCOM
Vendors
1 80 (67.23%) Citrix
2 66 (55.46%) Microsoft
3 41 (34.45%) VMware
4 30 (25.21%) HP
5 24 (20.17%) Wyse
6 20 (16.81%) Cisco
7 18 (15.13%) CheckPoint
8 10 (8.40%) IBM
9 9 (7.56%) Intel
10 6 (5.04%) Dell
10 6 (5.04%) TIBCO
10 6 (5.04%) ION Trading
11 5 (4.20%) Altiris
11 5 (4.20%) Veeam
11 5 (4.20%) 3PAR
11 5 (4.20%) Reuters
11 5 (4.20%) Bloomberg
11 5 (4.20%) JBoss
12 4 (3.36%) Avaya
13 3 (2.52%) AppSense
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