The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thin Client
Rank 256 233 222
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -11
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 14 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.18% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.58% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 17
Median daily rate £381 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £177 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £362 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £280 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.17% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £15.88 £21.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% +35.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.38 £21.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-37.05% +37.09%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2816 2934 2635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.89% 31.89% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1653 1567 1414
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 128 171
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Thin Client as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Thin Client
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Thin Client across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Thin Client Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Thin Client
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Thin Client within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire 0 8 £298 +8.36%
Hampshire +1 2 - - 1
Surrey -14 2 £381 -
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £405 +15.30%
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Thin Client
England

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Thin Client also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 27 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 24 (88.89%) Windows
3 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
3 16 (59.26%) Security Cleared
4 14 (51.85%) Windows 7
4 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
4 14 (51.85%) Citrix
4 14 (51.85%) Windows Server
5 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (44.44%) HP
6 12 (44.44%) Windows XP
7 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (40.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
8 10 (37.04%) DV Cleared
9 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
9 9 (33.33%) Oracle
10 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
10 8 (29.63%) SQL
10 8 (29.63%) MS Office
10 8 (29.63%) EMC
10 8 (29.63%) SAN
10 8 (29.63%) Veritas
10 8 (29.63%) Unicenter
10 8 (29.63%) MS Access
10 8 (29.63%) Netcool
10 8 (29.63%) VMware
10 8 (29.63%) Live Communications Server
10 8 (29.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2003

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
2 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (29.63%) Live Communications Server
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) DHCP
2 2 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) MS Access
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MSI
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Support
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 7 (25.93%) Statistics
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows 7
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server
3 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (44.44%) Windows XP
5 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.41%) Linux
7 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Problem Management
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Defect Management
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Application Discovery
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.41%) Service Management
4 2 (7.41%) Time Management
4 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Mapping
5 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.70%) ERP
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.70%) ITSM
5 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) AWK
3 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
3 2 (7.41%) Python
3 2 (7.41%) sed
3 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) DV Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) MCSE
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (11.11%) MCSA
5 2 (7.41%) CCNA
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (7.41%) HNC
5 2 (7.41%) RHCSA
5 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) ISEB
6 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.41%) XenServer
6 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (29.63%) NetBackup
2 8 (29.63%) Netcool
2 8 (29.63%) Unicenter
2 8 (29.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (14.81%) SCCM
4 2 (7.41%) Puppet
5 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Citrix
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) HP
3 9 (33.33%) Oracle
4 8 (29.63%) EMC
4 8 (29.63%) Meridio
4 8 (29.63%) Veritas
4 8 (29.63%) VMware
5 3 (11.11%) Wyse
6 2 (7.41%) Google
6 2 (7.41%) IBM
6 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.41%) Remedy
7 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco
7 1 (3.70%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.70%) Meraki
7 1 (3.70%) SAP
7 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.70%) Symantec