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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thin Client
Rank 543 518 479
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -39
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 95 125 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.70% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 49 123
Median daily rate £350 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £170 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £475 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+22.76% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 17
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.05 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £30.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +4.54%

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
17770 17952 17408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.23% 31.98% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11474 11202 10660
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 676 708
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 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
England 0 92 £350 +11.11% 12
London -12 27 £438 +12.54% 5
South East +7 16 £381 +17.30% 1
North East -45 16 £219 - 2
North West -14 15 £380 +117.14%
Tyne and Wear -47 15 £220 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -52 15 £220 - 2
Berkshire +5 9 £298 +8.36%
Manchester -7 9 £350 +27.27%
East of England +14 8 £350 +19.14% 3
Bracknell - 8 £298 -
City of London +28 7 £450 +22.03%
South West -1 5 £344 +22.76%
Cheshire - 5 £390 -
Bedfordshire +6 4 £388 +29.16%
West Midlands -20 4 £463 +15.62% 1
Warrington - 4 £390 -
Chelmsford - 3 £350 -
Hampshire - 3 - - 1
Essex - 3 £350 -
Guildford +13 2 £381 +17.30%
Bristol +5 2 £313 +11.60%
Surrey -2 2 £381 +17.30%
Coventry -6 2 £450 +76.81%
Scotland -45 2 £118 -60.83%
Bromley - 2 £438 -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +7 1 £405 +24.61%
West Yorkshire +3 1 - -
Devon +3 1 - -

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 188 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 143 (76.06%) Windows
3 107 (56.91%) Active Directory
4 102 (54.26%) Citrix
5 86 (45.74%) Windows Server
6 85 (45.21%) Microsoft
7 80 (42.55%) VMware
8 76 (40.43%) Windows 7
9 65 (34.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 59 (31.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 58 (30.85%) SCCM
12 55 (29.26%) VMware Infrastructure
12 55 (29.26%) XenApp
13 50 (26.60%) MS Office
14 49 (26.06%) MS Exchange
15 46 (24.47%) Security Cleared
16 42 (22.34%) AppSense
17 40 (21.28%) HP
18 39 (20.74%) DNS
18 39 (20.74%) Microsoft App-V
18 39 (20.74%) Windows Server 2012
19 36 (19.15%) DHCP
19 36 (19.15%) ITIL
20 33 (17.55%) Wyse
21 32 (17.02%) SQL Server
22 31 (16.49%) MS Excel
22 31 (16.49%) Data Centre
23 30 (15.96%) PowerShell
24 28 (14.89%) Migration
25 26 (13.83%) XenDesktop

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 49 (26.06%) MS Exchange
2 24 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 24 (12.77%) Skype for Business
3 18 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (4.26%) Live Communications Server
6 7 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (3.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.60%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.06%) IBM Domino
8 2 (1.06%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.06%) IIS
8 2 (1.06%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 50 (26.60%) MS Office
2 31 (16.49%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.60%) PaintShop Pro
3 3 (1.60%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) assyst
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.70%) Office 365
2 6 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.13%) SaaS
4 3 (1.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 39 (20.74%) DNS
2 36 (19.15%) DHCP
3 23 (12.23%) Wi-Fi
4 21 (11.17%) 3G
5 17 (9.04%) LAN
6 16 (8.51%) WAN
7 15 (7.98%) TCP/IP
8 14 (7.45%) NetScaler
8 14 (7.45%) SAN
9 13 (6.91%) HTTP
9 13 (6.91%) Skype
10 10 (5.32%) Internet
10 10 (5.32%) Remote Desktop
10 10 (5.32%) SMS
10 10 (5.32%) VPN
11 8 (4.26%) DVB
12 4 (2.13%) Firewall
12 4 (2.13%) Intranet
13 3 (1.60%) IP Telephony
13 3 (1.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.26%) MS Access
3 4 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.60%) GIS
4 3 (1.60%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.53%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.53%) Informix
6 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.53%) OLTP
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.53%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 5 (2.66%) Cucumber
1 5 (2.66%) Maven
2 4 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (2.13%) Subversion
2 4 (2.13%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.06%) JBuilder
3 2 (1.06%) MSI
4 1 (0.53%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (9.57%) Finance
2 9 (4.79%) Back Office
3 7 (3.72%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.19%) Legal
4 6 (3.19%) Military
5 3 (1.60%) Banking
5 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.06%) Billing
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 51 (27.13%) Analyst
2 31 (16.49%) Desktop Support
3 18 (9.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 18 (9.57%) Support Engineer
4 14 (7.45%) Developer
4 14 (7.45%) Support Analyst
5 12 (6.38%) Citrix Specialist
5 12 (6.38%) Citrix Support
6 11 (5.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (5.32%) Citrix Analyst
7 10 (5.32%) Desktop Analyst
7 10 (5.32%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 10 (5.32%) Project Manager
8 8 (4.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 8 (4.26%) Service Analyst
9 7 (3.72%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (3.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (3.72%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (3.72%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.51%) XML
2 11 (5.85%) XSD
3 10 (5.32%) HTML
4 5 (2.66%) Flash
4 5 (2.66%) HTML5
4 5 (2.66%) JSON
4 5 (2.66%) Spring
5 4 (2.13%) .NET
5 4 (2.13%) Web Services
6 3 (1.60%) Middleware
6 3 (1.60%) XSL
7 2 (1.06%) SOAP
7 2 (1.06%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 188 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 31 (16.49%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.85%) Interactive TV
4 10 (5.32%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.26%) MPEG
6 7 (3.72%) Statistics
6 7 (3.72%) User Experience
7 6 (3.19%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.66%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.66%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.66%) Clustering
8 5 (2.66%) Freedom of Information
8 5 (2.66%) NHS
9 4 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.13%) Device Driver
9 4 (2.13%) Driving Licence
9 4 (2.13%) PKI
10 3 (1.60%) Life Science
10 3 (1.60%) STB
10 3 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 143 (76.06%) Windows
2 86 (45.74%) Windows Server
3 76 (40.43%) Windows 7
4 65 (34.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (31.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (20.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (12.77%) Windows 10
8 20 (10.64%) Windows XP
9 19 (10.11%) Linux
10 16 (8.51%) Windows 8
11 7 (3.72%) Unix
12 6 (3.19%) Solaris
13 4 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (2.13%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.06%) HPUX
14 2 (1.06%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.53%) AIX
15 1 (0.53%) Android
15 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.15%) ITIL
2 28 (14.89%) Migration
3 22 (11.70%) Problem Management
3 22 (11.70%) Service Management
3 22 (11.70%) Software Delivery
4 20 (10.64%) Incident Management
5 18 (9.57%) Application Packaging
6 17 (9.04%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (6.91%) Project Management
7 13 (6.91%) Service Delivery
8 11 (5.85%) Scrum
9 8 (4.26%) Data Migration
9 8 (4.26%) Information Management
9 8 (4.26%) ITIL V3
9 8 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (3.72%) Information Security
11 6 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (3.19%) Risk Management
11 6 (3.19%) TDD
11 6 (3.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.96%) PowerShell
2 23 (12.23%) SQL
3 14 (7.45%) C
4 13 (6.91%) Java
5 11 (5.85%) ANSI C
6 10 (5.32%) C++
7 8 (4.26%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.66%) ActionScript
9 4 (2.13%) Perl
9 4 (2.13%) VBScript
10 3 (1.60%) C#
11 2 (1.06%) AWK
11 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.06%) Python
11 2 (1.06%) sed
11 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.06%) VB
12 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (24.47%) Security Cleared
2 19 (10.11%) SC Cleared
3 17 (9.04%) DV Cleared
4 11 (5.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.32%) Degree
6 9 (4.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (4.79%) MCSE
7 6 (3.19%) CCNA
7 6 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.19%) ISEB
7 6 (3.19%) ISTQB
8 5 (2.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (2.13%) MCP
9 4 (2.13%) MCSA
10 3 (1.60%) CISSP
11 2 (1.06%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.06%) HNC
11 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.06%) MCITP
11 2 (1.06%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.57%) SLA
2 11 (5.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.06%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.06%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 107 (56.91%) Active Directory
2 55 (29.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (29.26%) XenApp
3 39 (20.74%) Microsoft App-V
4 26 (13.83%) XenDesktop
5 15 (7.98%) VMware ESX
6 13 (6.91%) Terminal Services
7 11 (5.85%) Hyper-V
8 6 (3.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (3.19%) vSphere
9 4 (2.13%) Terminal Server
9 4 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (2.13%) XenServer
10 3 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.60%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.06%) BitLocker
11 2 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (1.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 58 (30.85%) SCCM
2 11 (5.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (5.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (4.79%) SCOM
5 8 (4.26%) NetBackup
5 8 (4.26%) Netcool
5 8 (4.26%) SCOrch
5 8 (4.26%) Unicenter
5 8 (4.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 6 (3.19%) Puppet
7 4 (2.13%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.13%) HP SIM
7 4 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.06%) WSUS
8 2 (1.06%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.53%) OpenView
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 102 (54.26%) Citrix
2 85 (45.21%) Microsoft
3 80 (42.55%) VMware
4 42 (22.34%) AppSense
5 40 (21.28%) HP
6 33 (17.55%) Wyse
7 23 (12.23%) Oracle
8 19 (10.11%) Cisco
9 16 (8.51%) ThinPrint
10 11 (5.85%) OpenTV
11 9 (4.79%) Dell
12 8 (4.26%) EMC
12 8 (4.26%) Meridio
12 8 (4.26%) Veritas
13 7 (3.72%) CheckPoint
13 7 (3.72%) Symantec
14 6 (3.19%) Intel Security
15 5 (2.66%) LANDesk
16 4 (2.13%) CA
16 4 (2.13%) Red Hat
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