The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 444 437 442
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 147 134 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.07% 0.99% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 71 54
Average daily rate
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£281 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.86% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £300 £358
% change year-on-year
-6.74% -16.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 9
Average hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.81 £23.75 £29.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.02 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+17.68% +18.41%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13767 13528 14221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.17% 26.54% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8350 8160 8154
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 558 611 778
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Thin Client within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Thin Client Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Thin Client
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Thin Client within the UK.

Thin Client Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Thin Client
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Thin Client within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Thin Client Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Thin Client within the UK.

Thin Client Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Thin Client within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Thin Client Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Thin Client
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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
England -17 129 £288 -6.50% 25
London +23 49 £320 -1.53% 4
South East -2 24 £289 -24.01% 6
City of London +38 21 £320 -6.70% 1
South West -21 14 £175 -44.00% 3
East of England -23 13 £360 -12.72% 3
Scotland - 13 £314 - 1
Berkshire +8 11 £215 -33.84% 2
Devon +2 11 £175 +2.94% 3
North West -16 10 £212 -20.88% 3
Yorkshire +6 8 £394 +28.13% 2
Exeter -2 8 £175 +2.94% 2
York - 7 £401 -
North Yorkshire - 7 £401 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £343 -
Cambridge - 6 £343 -
East Midlands +4 4 £363 +81.25% 2
Leicester -1 4 £363 +262.50%
Leicestershire -2 4 £363 +262.50%
Essex -8 4 £388 -6.06%
Reading +10 3 £290 -10.76% 1
Surrey -9 3 £300 -11.76% 1
Hampshire -10 3 £300 -28.57% 2
Colchester -10 3 £388 -6.06%
East Sussex -2 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Lewes - 2 - -
Cheshire +6 1 - - 2
Leeds +5 1 £105 -16.00% 1

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 331 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 216 (65.26%) Citrix
3 215 (64.95%) Windows
4 136 (41.09%) Microsoft
5 130 (39.27%) VMware
6 118 (35.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 118 (35.65%) Windows 7
7 104 (31.42%) Active Directory
8 103 (31.12%) ITIL
9 88 (26.59%) DNS
10 86 (25.98%) Windows Server 2008
11 84 (25.38%) DHCP
12 82 (24.77%) MS Office
13 78 (23.56%) Firewall
14 73 (22.05%) Windows Server 2003
15 72 (21.75%) XenApp
16 71 (21.45%) Cisco
16 71 (21.45%) MS Exchange
17 66 (19.94%) Security Cleared
18 65 (19.64%) SAN
19 64 (19.34%) LAN
20 61 (18.43%) CheckPoint
20 61 (18.43%) HP
21 60 (18.13%) WAN
22 53 (16.01%) SC Cleared
23 50 (15.11%) MS Excel
24 49 (14.80%) SQL Server
25 48 (14.50%) Windows XP
26 45 (13.60%) Migration
27 44 (13.29%) Finance

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 71 (21.45%) MS Exchange
2 28 (8.46%) SharePoint
3 27 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (7.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 19 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (4.23%) IBM Notes
7 11 (3.32%) WebLogic
8 8 (2.42%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (2.11%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (1.21%) Lync
11 3 (0.91%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.91%) IIS
12 1 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.30%) Live Communications Server
12 1 (0.30%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.30%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.30%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 82 (24.77%) MS Office
2 50 (15.11%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.93%) MS Project
4 5 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.81%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.30%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.30%) assyst
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.51%) Office 365
2 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 88 (26.59%) DNS
2 84 (25.38%) DHCP
3 78 (23.56%) Firewall
4 65 (19.64%) SAN
5 64 (19.34%) LAN
6 60 (18.13%) WAN
7 41 (12.39%) BIG-IP
8 30 (9.06%) Cisco ASA
9 29 (8.76%) Cisco IOS
9 29 (8.76%) OSPF
9 29 (8.76%) BGP
10 28 (8.46%) TCP/IP
11 25 (7.55%) NetScreen
11 25 (7.55%) DMVPN
11 25 (7.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 25 (7.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 25 (7.55%) Network Security
12 24 (7.25%) VPN
13 20 (6.04%) MPLS
14 16 (4.83%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.80%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (3.63%) Crystal Reports
3 12 (3.63%) Cognos Impromptu
4 11 (3.32%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.91%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.91%) MySQL
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.60%) DTS
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 4 (1.21%) MSI
2 1 (0.30%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.30%) Toad
General
1 44 (13.29%) Finance
2 17 (5.14%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.83%) Banking
4 4 (1.21%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.91%) Local Government
5 3 (0.91%) Retail
5 3 (0.91%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.60%) Legal
7 1 (0.30%) Billing
7 1 (0.30%) Back Office
7 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 52 (15.71%) Analyst
2 29 (8.76%) Network Specialist
3 27 (8.16%) Security Specialist
4 26 (7.85%) Support Engineer
5 25 (7.55%) Network Security Specialist
6 22 (6.65%) Desktop Engineer
6 22 (6.65%) Desktop Support
7 19 (5.74%) Project Manager
7 19 (5.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (5.44%) Consultant
9 17 (5.14%) Support Analyst
10 16 (4.83%) 3rd Line Support
11 15 (4.53%) 1st Line Support
12 14 (4.23%) Technical Engineer
13 12 (3.63%) Deployment Engineer
14 11 (3.32%) Architect
15 10 (3.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 10 (3.02%) 2nd Line Support
15 10 (3.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 9 (2.72%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.53%) Middleware
2 11 (3.32%) Web Services
3 10 (3.02%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.51%) Silverlight
4 5 (1.51%) .NET
5 4 (1.21%) XML
5 4 (1.21%) SOAP
5 4 (1.21%) Ajax
5 4 (1.21%) Java EE
5 4 (1.21%) REST
5 4 (1.21%) WebSockets
6 3 (0.91%) CSS
7 1 (0.30%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.30%) JMS
7 1 (0.30%) Java RMI
7 1 (0.30%) Swing
7 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.30%) COM
7 1 (0.30%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 331 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 42 (12.69%) Blackberry
3 9 (2.72%) Open Source
3 9 (2.72%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.42%) Clustering
4 8 (2.42%) iPad
5 7 (2.11%) iPhone
5 7 (2.11%) Smartphone
6 6 (1.81%) Smartcard
6 6 (1.81%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.51%) PKI
7 5 (1.51%) Replication
8 4 (1.21%) CMDB
9 3 (0.91%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (0.91%) EqualLogic
9 3 (0.91%) PDA
9 3 (0.91%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.91%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.91%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 215 (64.95%) Windows
2 118 (35.65%) Windows 7
3 86 (25.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 73 (22.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 48 (14.50%) Windows XP
6 41 (12.39%) Linux
7 24 (7.25%) Solaris
8 14 (4.23%) Windows 8
9 13 (3.93%) UNIX
10 11 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (3.02%) AIX
11 10 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (2.11%) HPUX
13 4 (1.21%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.21%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.91%) Android
14 3 (0.91%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (31.12%) ITIL
2 45 (13.60%) Migration
3 43 (12.99%) Service Management
4 41 (12.39%) PRINCE2
5 26 (7.85%) Project Management
5 26 (7.85%) Service Delivery
6 25 (7.55%) E-Commerce
7 18 (5.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (4.53%) Performance Testing
8 15 (4.53%) Configuration Management
9 14 (4.23%) Performance Management
10 12 (3.63%) Load Balancing
11 11 (3.32%) Problem Management
11 11 (3.32%) Business Continuity
12 9 (2.72%) Asset Management
12 9 (2.72%) ITSM
12 9 (2.72%) Change Management
13 7 (2.11%) Business Continuity Planning
13 7 (2.11%) Change Data Capture
13 7 (2.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.25%) SQL
2 16 (4.83%) C
3 15 (4.53%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.72%) VB
5 6 (1.81%) VBScript
6 5 (1.51%) Java
7 3 (0.91%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.60%) XPath
9 1 (0.30%) Perl
9 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 66 (19.94%) Security Cleared
2 53 (16.01%) SC Cleared
3 36 (10.88%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (8.76%) CCNP
4 29 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (7.55%) CCSE
6 24 (7.25%) ITIL Certification
7 19 (5.74%) MCSE
8 14 (4.23%) Degree
9 7 (2.11%) MCP
9 7 (2.11%) CCNA
10 6 (1.81%) ISEB
10 6 (1.81%) A+ Certification
10 6 (1.81%) MCSA
10 6 (1.81%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (1.51%) MCDST
12 4 (1.21%) CCIE
12 4 (1.21%) CCVP
12 4 (1.21%) MCITP
12 4 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.37%) SLA
2 5 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.91%) QA
4 1 (0.30%) COBIT
4 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 118 (35.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 104 (31.42%) Active Directory
3 72 (21.75%) XenApp
4 36 (10.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 25 (7.55%) XenDesktop
6 24 (7.25%) Hyper-V
7 19 (5.74%) Terminal Services
7 19 (5.74%) Xen
8 16 (4.83%) VMware ESX
8 16 (4.83%) NLBS
9 15 (4.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 12 (3.63%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (2.11%) KVM
11 7 (2.11%) RHEV
12 6 (1.81%) vSphere
13 5 (1.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.60%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 42 (12.69%) SCCM
2 15 (4.53%) WSUS
3 13 (3.93%) ARCserve
4 7 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (1.81%) Netcool
6 5 (1.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (1.21%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.21%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.91%) WhatsUp Gold
8 3 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (0.91%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.91%) DameWare
9 2 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.60%) PureDisk
10 1 (0.30%) Netcool/Webtop
10 1 (0.30%) SCOM
10 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 216 (65.26%) Citrix
2 136 (41.09%) Microsoft
3 130 (39.27%) VMware
4 71 (21.45%) Cisco
5 61 (18.43%) CheckPoint
5 61 (18.43%) HP
6 27 (8.16%) AppSense
6 27 (8.16%) F5
7 26 (7.85%) Blue Coat
8 25 (7.55%) Infoblox
8 25 (7.55%) Imperva
9 24 (7.25%) Wyse
10 16 (4.83%) Oracle
10 16 (4.83%) Dell
11 14 (4.23%) IBM
11 14 (4.23%) Lotus
12 13 (3.93%) Intel
13 12 (3.63%) Avaya
13 12 (3.63%) Cognos
14 10 (3.02%) Red Hat
London
Nakama
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £11 to £14 per hour This is a contract role for 3 months, possibl
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £16 - £18 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Perth & Kinross
Sanderson
Rate: £220 - £270 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Plymouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £150.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago