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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thin Client
Rank 359 352 356
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 44 54 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.60% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 39 15
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£463 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £109 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £493 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £264 £423
% change year-on-year
+44.74% -37.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £15.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £17.50 £17.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -6.66%
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
7914 9060 8308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.40% 37.53% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5403 6357 5758
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 154 173
Average hourly rate £18.85 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.23% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £14.00 £14.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £41.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.11%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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 +25 17 £475 +35.71%
Uxbridge - 1 £375 -
Orpington - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Thin Client
England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 91 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 61 (67.03%) Windows
2 61 (67.03%) Citrix
3 51 (56.04%) VMware
4 44 (48.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 43 (47.25%) Microsoft
6 40 (43.96%) Active Directory
7 35 (38.46%) ITIL
8 32 (35.16%) Windows 7
9 31 (34.07%) DNS
10 29 (31.87%) MS Office
11 28 (30.77%) Cisco
12 26 (28.57%) MS Excel
13 25 (27.47%) DHCP
14 24 (26.37%) Firewall
14 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (25.27%) HP
16 22 (24.18%) MS Exchange
17 21 (23.08%) LAN
17 21 (23.08%) Blackberry
17 21 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
18 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2003
18 20 (21.98%) SAN
18 20 (21.98%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (20.88%) XenApp
20 18 (19.78%) Linux
21 17 (18.68%) CheckPoint
21 17 (18.68%) Finance
22 16 (17.58%) BIG-IP
22 16 (17.58%) Hyper-V

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 22 (24.18%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (10.99%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.40%) OpenStack
5 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.30%) Lync
6 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.30%) IIS
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 29 (31.87%) MS Office
2 26 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.20%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.10%) RiskWrite
3 1 (1.10%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.10%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (34.07%) DNS
2 25 (27.47%) DHCP
3 24 (26.37%) Firewall
4 21 (23.08%) LAN
5 20 (21.98%) SAN
6 16 (17.58%) BIG-IP
7 12 (13.19%) Network Security
8 11 (12.09%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (12.09%) OSPF
8 11 (12.09%) BGP
8 11 (12.09%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (12.09%) DMVPN
8 11 (12.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (12.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 11 (12.09%) NetScreen
8 11 (12.09%) WAN
9 9 (9.89%) Internet
10 8 (8.79%) NAS
11 7 (7.69%) VPN
12 5 (5.49%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.10%) Big Data
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.10%) MS Access
3 1 (1.10%) DTS
3 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.30%) MSI
3 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.10%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 17 (18.68%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Law
3 3 (3.30%) Legal
3 3 (3.30%) Publishing
4 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
5 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (21.98%) Analyst
2 12 (13.19%) Systems Administrator
2 12 (13.19%) Administrator
3 11 (12.09%) Security Specialist
3 11 (12.09%) Network Specialist
3 11 (12.09%) Network Security Specialist
4 9 (9.89%) Support Analyst
5 8 (8.79%) Desktop Support
6 7 (7.69%) Applications Manager
7 6 (6.59%) Consultant
7 6 (6.59%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.59%) Citrix Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Help Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (5.49%) Architect
8 5 (5.49%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Server Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Desktop Support Technician
9 4 (4.40%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.69%) Web Services
2 6 (6.59%) .NET
3 4 (4.40%) J2EE
3 4 (4.40%) XML
4 3 (3.30%) HTML
5 2 (2.20%) RESTful
5 2 (2.20%) CSS
6 1 (1.10%) SOAP
6 1 (1.10%) HTML5
6 1 (1.10%) Itk
6 1 (1.10%) XSL
6 1 (1.10%) Swing
6 1 (1.10%) Rendezvous
6 1 (1.10%) Middleware
6 1 (1.10%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.10%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.10%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 91 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 21 (23.08%) Blackberry
3 20 (21.98%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.69%) BYOD
5 5 (5.49%) Smartcard
5 5 (5.49%) Smartphone
6 4 (4.40%) Replication
6 4 (4.40%) Clustering
6 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.30%) CLARiiON
7 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.30%) CESG
8 2 (2.20%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (2.20%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (2.20%) Data Integration
8 2 (2.20%) iPhone
8 2 (2.20%) iPad
8 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.10%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.10%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 61 (67.03%) Windows
2 32 (35.16%) Windows 7
3 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (21.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (19.78%) Linux
6 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (12.09%) Windows XP
8 10 (10.99%) Windows 8
9 6 (6.59%) Windows Vista
10 4 (4.40%) CentOS
10 4 (4.40%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.20%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.10%) Windows CE
12 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.10%) Solaris
12 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.10%) UNIX
12 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.46%) ITIL
2 12 (13.19%) E-Commerce
3 11 (12.09%) ITSM
4 10 (10.99%) Project Management
4 10 (10.99%) Service Management
5 8 (8.79%) Service Delivery
5 8 (8.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (7.69%) Migration
6 7 (7.69%) Change Management
7 6 (6.59%) Load Balancing
7 6 (6.59%) Performance Management
8 5 (5.49%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (5.49%) Line Management
8 5 (5.49%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.40%) Workflow
9 4 (4.40%) BCP
9 4 (4.40%) Business Continuity Planning
9 4 (4.40%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.19%) SQL
2 11 (12.09%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.79%) C
4 5 (5.49%) Java
4 5 (5.49%) VBScript
4 5 (5.49%) Perl
5 4 (4.40%) Python
6 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.20%) C#
8 1 (1.10%) C++
8 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.10%) VB
8 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.10%) VBA
8 1 (1.10%) XPath
8 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.19%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (12.09%) CCNP
3 11 (12.09%) CCSE
4 10 (10.99%) Degree
4 10 (10.99%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.69%) MCITP
5 7 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (7.69%) MCSE
6 5 (5.49%) MCP
6 5 (5.49%) A+ Certification
6 5 (5.49%) MCDST
7 3 (3.30%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.20%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.20%) CCA
8 2 (2.20%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.20%) CCEA
8 2 (2.20%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.20%) SLA
3 1 (1.10%) COBIT
3 1 (1.10%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) HL7
3 1 (1.10%) DICOM
System Software
1 44 (48.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (43.96%) Active Directory
3 21 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 19 (20.88%) XenApp
5 16 (17.58%) Hyper-V
6 12 (13.19%) vSphere
7 10 (10.99%) Xen
8 8 (8.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 8 (8.79%) XenDesktop
9 6 (6.59%) Terminal Services
10 5 (5.49%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (5.49%) VMware Server
10 5 (5.49%) NLBS
10 5 (5.49%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (4.40%) VirtualBox
12 3 (3.30%) XenServer
12 3 (3.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (2.20%) BitLocker
13 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
14 1 (1.10%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (13.19%) SCCM
2 8 (8.79%) WSUS
3 6 (6.59%) HP SIM
4 5 (5.49%) Puppet
5 4 (4.40%) ZABBIX
5 4 (4.40%) Tivoli
5 4 (4.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (3.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (2.20%) SCOM
8 1 (1.10%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.10%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.10%) ARCserve
8 1 (1.10%) DameWare
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.10%) WMI
8 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (1.10%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.10%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 61 (67.03%) Citrix
2 51 (56.04%) VMware
3 43 (47.25%) Microsoft
4 28 (30.77%) Cisco
5 23 (25.27%) HP
6 17 (18.68%) CheckPoint
7 12 (13.19%) F5
8 11 (12.09%) Blue Coat
8 11 (12.09%) Infoblox
8 11 (12.09%) Imperva
9 10 (10.99%) Reuters
9 10 (10.99%) Bloomberg
10 8 (8.79%) Apple
11 7 (7.69%) Oracle
12 6 (6.59%) Dell
12 6 (6.59%) Remedy
12 6 (6.59%) AppSense
13 5 (5.49%) CQG
14 4 (4.40%) Wyse
14 4 (4.40%) Polycom