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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Thin Client
Rank 446 426 427
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 143 138 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 1.02% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 74 57
Average daily rate
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£285 £309 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -11.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £183 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £541 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £301 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.82% -16.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 9
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £23.75 £29.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £14.02 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+19.47% +18.41%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13781 13476 14294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.23% 26.35% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8358 8132 8184
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 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 563 611 781
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 £12.50 £12.42 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%

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 29 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 29 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 29 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 -14 125 £290 -6.45% 25
London +8 48 £330 -5.71% 6
South East +3 24 £289 -24.50% 6
City of London +35 20 £335 -35.57% 1
South West -29 14 £175 -44.00% 3
Scotland -12 13 £314 - 1
East of England -31 12 £350 -15.15% 2
Berkshire +12 11 £215 - 2
Devon -3 11 £175 +2.94% 3
North West -15 9 £211 -21.30% 2
Exeter -5 8 £175 +2.94% 2
Yorkshire +7 7 £401 +30.24% 2
North Yorkshire - 6 £401 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £343 -
Cambridge - 6 £343 -
York - 6 £401 -
Leicestershire -1 4 £363 +262.50%
Leicester -3 4 £363 +262.50%
East Midlands -4 4 £363 +81.25% 2
Surrey 0 3 £300 -11.76% 1
Essex -6 3 £369 -10.60%
Hampshire -6 3 £300 -29.41% 2
Reading - 3 £290 - 1
Cheshire +2 2 - - 1
East Sussex +1 2 - - 1
Colchester -9 2 £388 -6.06%
Warrington -15 2 - -
Lewes - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 327 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 213 (65.14%) Citrix
3 212 (64.83%) Windows
4 133 (40.67%) Microsoft
5 130 (39.76%) VMware
6 118 (36.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 115 (35.17%) Windows 7
8 104 (31.80%) Active Directory
9 100 (30.58%) ITIL
10 87 (26.61%) DNS
11 85 (25.99%) Windows Server 2008
12 83 (25.38%) DHCP
13 80 (24.46%) MS Office
14 77 (23.55%) Firewall
15 73 (22.32%) Windows Server 2003
16 70 (21.41%) Cisco
16 70 (21.41%) XenApp
17 69 (21.10%) MS Exchange
18 65 (19.88%) SAN
19 64 (19.57%) Security Cleared
20 63 (19.27%) LAN
21 62 (18.96%) HP
22 60 (18.35%) CheckPoint
23 59 (18.04%) WAN
24 51 (15.60%) SC Cleared
25 49 (14.98%) SQL Server
26 48 (14.68%) MS Excel
27 46 (14.07%) Finance
28 45 (13.76%) Windows XP
29 44 (13.46%) Migration

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 69 (21.10%) MS Exchange
2 28 (8.56%) SharePoint
3 26 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (7.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 18 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (4.28%) IBM Notes
7 11 (3.36%) WebLogic
8 8 (2.45%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (2.14%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (1.22%) Lync
11 3 (0.92%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.92%) IIS
12 1 (0.31%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.31%) Content Management Server
12 1 (0.31%) Site Server
12 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 80 (24.46%) MS Office
2 48 (14.68%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.98%) MS Project
4 5 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.83%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.31%) assyst
3 1 (0.31%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.31%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.53%) Office 365
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 87 (26.61%) DNS
2 83 (25.38%) DHCP
3 77 (23.55%) Firewall
4 65 (19.88%) SAN
5 63 (19.27%) LAN
6 59 (18.04%) WAN
7 41 (12.54%) BIG-IP
8 29 (8.87%) Cisco ASA
9 28 (8.56%) Cisco IOS
9 28 (8.56%) OSPF
9 28 (8.56%) BGP
9 28 (8.56%) TCP/IP
10 25 (7.65%) NetScreen
10 25 (7.65%) Network Security
10 25 (7.65%) DMVPN
10 25 (7.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 25 (7.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 24 (7.34%) VPN
12 20 (6.12%) MPLS
13 16 (4.89%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.98%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (3.67%) Crystal Reports
3 12 (3.67%) Cognos Impromptu
4 11 (3.36%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.92%) MySQL
7 3 (0.92%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.61%) DTS
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (1.22%) MSI
2 1 (0.31%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.31%) Toad
General
1 46 (14.07%) Finance
2 17 (5.20%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.89%) Banking
4 4 (1.22%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.22%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.92%) Local Government
5 3 (0.92%) Retail
6 2 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.31%) Billing
7 1 (0.31%) Back Office
7 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (16.21%) Analyst
2 28 (8.56%) Network Specialist
3 27 (8.26%) Security Specialist
4 25 (7.65%) Network Security Specialist
4 25 (7.65%) Support Engineer
5 22 (6.73%) Desktop Support
5 22 (6.73%) Desktop Engineer
6 19 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (5.81%) Project Manager
7 18 (5.50%) Support Analyst
8 17 (5.20%) Consultant
9 16 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support
10 15 (4.59%) 1st Line Support
11 14 (4.28%) Technical Engineer
12 11 (3.36%) Architect
12 11 (3.36%) Deployment Engineer
13 10 (3.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 10 (3.06%) 2nd Line Support
13 10 (3.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 9 (2.75%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.59%) Middleware
2 11 (3.36%) Web Services
3 10 (3.06%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.53%) Silverlight
4 5 (1.53%) .NET
5 4 (1.22%) Ajax
5 4 (1.22%) XML
5 4 (1.22%) REST
5 4 (1.22%) WebSockets
5 4 (1.22%) SOAP
5 4 (1.22%) Java EE
6 3 (0.92%) CSS
7 1 (0.31%) HTML
7 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.31%) COM
7 1 (0.31%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.31%) XSD
7 1 (0.31%) XSL
7 1 (0.31%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 327 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 41 (12.54%) Blackberry
3 9 (2.75%) Client/Server
3 9 (2.75%) Open Source
4 8 (2.45%) iPad
5 7 (2.14%) Clustering
5 7 (2.14%) iPhone
5 7 (2.14%) Smartphone
6 6 (1.83%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.83%) Smartcard
7 5 (1.53%) Replication
7 5 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.53%) PKI
8 3 (0.92%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (0.92%) EqualLogic
8 3 (0.92%) CMDB
8 3 (0.92%) PDA
8 3 (0.92%) EPoS
8 3 (0.92%) NHS
8 3 (0.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 212 (64.83%) Windows
2 115 (35.17%) Windows 7
3 85 (25.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 73 (22.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (13.76%) Windows XP
6 40 (12.23%) Linux
7 24 (7.34%) Solaris
8 14 (4.28%) Windows 8
9 12 (3.67%) UNIX
10 10 (3.06%) AIX
10 10 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (2.14%) HPUX
12 4 (1.22%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.22%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.92%) Android
13 3 (0.92%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.61%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (30.58%) ITIL
2 44 (13.46%) Migration
3 43 (13.15%) Service Management
4 41 (12.54%) PRINCE2
5 26 (7.95%) Service Delivery
6 25 (7.65%) E-Commerce
6 25 (7.65%) Project Management
7 19 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (4.59%) Configuration Management
8 15 (4.59%) Performance Testing
9 14 (4.28%) Performance Management
10 12 (3.67%) Load Balancing
11 11 (3.36%) Problem Management
12 10 (3.06%) Business Continuity
13 9 (2.75%) ITSM
13 9 (2.75%) Asset Management
14 8 (2.45%) Change Management
15 7 (2.14%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (2.14%) BCP
15 7 (2.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.34%) SQL
2 16 (4.89%) C
3 15 (4.59%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.75%) VB
5 6 (1.83%) VBScript
6 5 (1.53%) Java
7 3 (0.92%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.61%) XPath
9 1 (0.31%) Perl
9 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.31%) C#
Qualifications
1 64 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 51 (15.60%) SC Cleared
3 35 (10.70%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (8.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (8.56%) CCNP
5 25 (7.65%) CCSE
6 23 (7.03%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (5.50%) MCSE
8 14 (4.28%) Degree
9 7 (2.14%) CCNA
9 7 (2.14%) MCP
10 6 (1.83%) A+ Certification
10 6 (1.83%) ISEB Practitioner
10 6 (1.83%) ISEB
11 5 (1.53%) MCSA
11 5 (1.53%) MCDST
12 4 (1.22%) MCITP
12 4 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.92%) CCIE
13 3 (0.92%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.48%) SLA
2 5 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.92%) QA
4 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 118 (36.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 104 (31.80%) Active Directory
3 70 (21.41%) XenApp
4 35 (10.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 23 (7.03%) Hyper-V
6 22 (6.73%) XenDesktop
7 19 (5.81%) Xen
7 19 (5.81%) Terminal Services
8 17 (5.20%) VMware ESX
9 16 (4.89%) NLBS
10 15 (4.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 12 (3.67%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (2.14%) vSphere
12 7 (2.14%) KVM
12 7 (2.14%) RHEV
13 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.61%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 41 (12.54%) SCCM
2 15 (4.59%) WSUS
3 13 (3.98%) ARCserve
4 7 (2.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (1.83%) Netcool
6 5 (1.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (1.22%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.92%) DameWare
8 3 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (0.92%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.92%) WhatsUp Gold
8 3 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.61%) PureDisk
9 2 (0.61%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.61%) MOM
10 1 (0.31%) OpenView
10 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 213 (65.14%) Citrix
2 133 (40.67%) Microsoft
3 130 (39.76%) VMware
4 70 (21.41%) Cisco
5 62 (18.96%) HP
6 60 (18.35%) CheckPoint
7 27 (8.26%) AppSense
7 27 (8.26%) F5
8 26 (7.95%) Blue Coat
9 25 (7.65%) Infoblox
9 25 (7.65%) Imperva
10 24 (7.34%) Wyse
11 16 (4.89%) Oracle
12 15 (4.59%) Dell
13 14 (4.28%) IBM
13 14 (4.28%) Lotus
14 13 (3.98%) Intel
15 12 (3.67%) Avaya
15 12 (3.67%) Cognos
16 10 (3.06%) Red Hat
Berkshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market rate paid weekly
Posted: Yesterday
London
Anantha
Rate: £0 - £27,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days 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: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £280 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Plymouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £150.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago