The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Thin Client
UK
Rank 508 531 496
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -35
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 87 87 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.53% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 55 79
Median daily rate £323 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £140 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £345 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.79% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 8
Median hourly rate £14.75 £21.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.39% +59.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £21.10 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £21.50 £15.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £21.50 £10.25
% change year-on-year
-43.86% +109.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14607 16507 15753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.63% 33.08% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9315 10460 9901
Median daily rate £445 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 550 692 640
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.43 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

Thin Client
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Thin Client as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Thin Client within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
England +14 71 £323 -14.00% 13
South East +27 19 £330 +1.53% 3
Bristol +16 12 £320 +12.28% 1
South West +13 12 £320 +12.28% 1
North East - 11 £214 -
London -7 10 £210 -49.09% 1
Tyne and Wear - 8 £650 -
Surrey +21 7 - -
West Midlands -5 7 £425 +200.35%
Scotland +29 6 £130 -62.85%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £608 -
Dorking - 6 - -
Hampshire - 5 £363 - 1
Edinburgh +22 4 £130 -
North West +14 4 £275 -18.51%
East of England +2 4 £120 -68.00% 4
Northern Ireland - 4 £326 - 2
County Antrim - 4 £326 - 2
Belfast - 4 £326 - 2
Birmingham +1 3 £430 +203.88%
City of London -8 3 £110 -72.50%
Bedford - 3 £120 -
Portsmouth - 3 £363 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £325 -
Kent - 3 £325 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £120 -
Yorkshire +12 2 - - 2
East Midlands +7 2 £433 +105.95% 2
North Yorkshire +7 2 - - 1
Sunderland - 2 £650 -

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 185 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 146 (78.92%) Windows
3 117 (63.24%) Active Directory
4 103 (55.68%) Citrix
5 90 (48.65%) Microsoft
6 89 (48.11%) VMware
7 71 (38.38%) Windows Server
8 68 (36.76%) Windows 7
9 61 (32.97%) VMware Infrastructure
9 61 (32.97%) ITIL
10 58 (31.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 55 (29.73%) SCCM
12 54 (29.19%) XenApp
12 54 (29.19%) MS Office
13 48 (25.95%) DNS
14 45 (24.32%) Wyse
15 43 (23.24%) AppSense
15 43 (23.24%) Windows Server 2003
16 40 (21.62%) Microsoft App-V
17 37 (20.00%) MS Exchange
17 37 (20.00%) Security Cleared
18 35 (18.92%) XenDesktop
19 34 (18.38%) HP
20 32 (17.30%) Finance
21 29 (15.68%) DHCP
21 29 (15.68%) Cisco
22 27 (14.59%) Incident Management
23 26 (14.05%) VMware ESX
24 25 (13.51%) Virtual Desktop
25 24 (12.97%) MS Excel

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills 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 37 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (11.35%) Skype for Business
3 18 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (5.95%) SharePoint
5 10 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 54 (29.19%) MS Office
2 24 (12.97%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.70%) PaintShop Pro
3 5 (2.70%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.08%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.08%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 6 (3.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.08%) assyst
2 2 (1.08%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.57%) Office 365
2 8 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.70%) GitHub
5 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 48 (25.95%) DNS
2 29 (15.68%) DHCP
3 19 (10.27%) Firewall
4 13 (7.03%) LAN
4 13 (7.03%) VPN
5 11 (5.95%) SAN
5 11 (5.95%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (5.41%) 3G
6 10 (5.41%) Internet
7 9 (4.86%) Network Security
7 9 (4.86%) VoIP
7 9 (4.86%) WAN
8 8 (4.32%) NetScaler
9 6 (3.24%) DVB
9 6 (3.24%) HTTP
10 5 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (2.70%) TCP/IP
11 4 (2.16%) IP Telephony
11 4 (2.16%) VLAN
11 4 (2.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.32%) DB2
3 2 (1.08%) GIS
3 2 (1.08%) MS Access
3 2 (1.08%) MySQL
4 1 (0.54%) OLTP
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.54%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 6 (3.24%) Subversion
2 5 (2.70%) Cucumber
2 5 (2.70%) Maven
3 4 (2.16%) AdminStudio
3 4 (2.16%) MSI
4 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (17.30%) Finance
2 10 (5.41%) Back Office
3 5 (2.70%) Local Government
4 2 (1.08%) Legal
4 2 (1.08%) Military
4 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (25.95%) Analyst
2 18 (9.73%) Desktop Support
3 17 (9.19%) Architect
4 16 (8.65%) Citrix Analyst
5 15 (8.11%) Support Engineer
6 13 (7.03%) Service Analyst
6 13 (7.03%) Support Analyst
7 12 (6.49%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (5.41%) IT Support
8 10 (5.41%) Support Technician
9 9 (4.86%) IT Technician
10 8 (4.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 8 (4.32%) Desktop Analyst
11 7 (3.78%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (3.78%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (3.78%) Desktop Engineer
11 7 (3.78%) Enterprise Architect
11 7 (3.78%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.32%) XML
2 7 (3.78%) HTML
3 6 (3.24%) XSD
4 5 (2.70%) Flash
4 5 (2.70%) HTML5
4 5 (2.70%) JSON
4 5 (2.70%) Spring
5 2 (1.08%) DHTML
5 2 (1.08%) Itk
5 2 (1.08%) Web Services
5 2 (1.08%) XSL
5 2 (1.08%) XSLT
6 1 (0.54%) .NET
6 1 (0.54%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.54%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 185 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 19 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.65%) Data Centre
4 13 (7.03%) Blackberry
5 12 (6.49%) Management Information System
6 10 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (4.32%) AS400
7 8 (4.32%) Client/Server
7 8 (4.32%) iSeries
8 7 (3.78%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (3.24%) Handset
9 6 (3.24%) Interactive TV
9 6 (3.24%) MPEG
10 5 (2.70%) Clustering
10 5 (2.70%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.62%) CESG
11 3 (1.62%) NHS
11 3 (1.62%) PDA
11 3 (1.62%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 146 (78.92%) Windows
2 71 (38.38%) Windows Server
3 68 (36.76%) Windows 7
4 58 (31.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (23.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (12.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (10.81%) Windows 10
8 19 (10.27%) Linux
8 19 (10.27%) Windows 8
9 17 (9.19%) Windows XP
10 8 (4.32%) Mac OS X
11 6 (3.24%) Unix
12 5 (2.70%) Solaris
13 4 (2.16%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.62%) SUSE
15 2 (1.08%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (32.97%) ITIL
2 27 (14.59%) Incident Management
3 23 (12.43%) Service Management
4 20 (10.81%) Migration
5 17 (9.19%) Service Delivery
6 12 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (6.49%) Performance Management
6 12 (6.49%) Software Delivery
7 11 (5.95%) Application Virtualisation
7 11 (5.95%) PRINCE2
7 11 (5.95%) Project Management
8 10 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (4.86%) Server Virtualisation
10 8 (4.32%) Information Security
10 8 (4.32%) Mobile Device Management
10 8 (4.32%) Problem Management
11 7 (3.78%) Application Packaging
11 7 (3.78%) Service Design
12 6 (3.24%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.19%) PowerShell
1 17 (9.19%) SQL
2 10 (5.41%) C
3 9 (4.86%) Java
4 7 (3.78%) C++
4 7 (3.78%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.24%) ANSI C
6 5 (2.70%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.08%) Tcl
7 2 (1.08%) XPath
8 1 (0.54%) Perl
8 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (12.43%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.11%) Degree
4 12 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (5.95%) DV Cleared
6 10 (5.41%) MCP
7 6 (3.24%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (3.24%) CCNA
7 6 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.24%) MCDST
7 6 (3.24%) MCSE
8 5 (2.70%) PMI Certification
8 5 (2.70%) PMP
8 5 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (2.16%) ISEB
10 3 (1.62%) CISSP
10 3 (1.62%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.08%) CCNP
11 2 (1.08%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.57%) SLA
2 8 (4.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (2.70%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.16%) COBIT
5 3 (1.62%) JSP 440
6 2 (1.08%) QA
7 1 (0.54%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.54%) RMADS
System Software
1 117 (63.24%) Active Directory
2 61 (32.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (29.19%) XenApp
4 40 (21.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 35 (18.92%) XenDesktop
6 26 (14.05%) VMware ESX
7 25 (13.51%) Virtual Desktop
8 13 (7.03%) BitLocker
9 11 (5.95%) Terminal Services
10 7 (3.78%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (3.78%) XenServer
11 6 (3.24%) Hyper-V
12 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (2.16%) Terminal Server
12 4 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (1.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (1.62%) vSphere
14 1 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.54%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 55 (29.73%) SCCM
2 13 (7.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 9 (4.86%) Tivoli
4 7 (3.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (3.24%) DameWare
6 5 (2.70%) SCOM
7 4 (2.16%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.62%) DatAdvantage
8 3 (1.62%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.62%) Netcool
9 2 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (1.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.08%) Puppet
9 2 (1.08%) Unicenter
9 2 (1.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.54%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.54%) Netcool/Webtop
10 1 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 103 (55.68%) Citrix
2 90 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 89 (48.11%) VMware
4 45 (24.32%) Wyse
5 43 (23.24%) AppSense
6 34 (18.38%) HP
7 29 (15.68%) Cisco
8 24 (12.97%) Dell
9 17 (9.19%) CheckPoint
10 13 (7.03%) Symantec
11 11 (5.95%) CA
12 10 (5.41%) Apple
12 10 (5.41%) ThinPrint
13 9 (4.86%) Oracle
14 8 (4.32%) Hitachi
14 8 (4.32%) IBM
14 8 (4.32%) Remedy
15 6 (3.24%) BMC
15 6 (3.24%) LANDesk
15 6 (3.24%) OpenTV
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