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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thin Client
Rank 560 508 435
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -73
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 98 123 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.22% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.70% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 57 128
Average daily rate £335 £383 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.41% +45.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £215 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £497 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £264
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 17
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +20.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.90 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £43.50 £27.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £40.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-70.62% +158.06%

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
18209 17679 17519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.58% 31.66% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11843 10703 10683
Average daily rate £425 £420 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 596 696 759
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -10.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.93 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

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 30 April 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
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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -45 95 £333 -14.19% 15
London -25 27 £335 -25.55% 5
North West +5 24 £408 +25.38%
North East -17 16 £230 -53.53% 1
Tyne and Wear -20 16 £230 -53.53%
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 16 £230 -53.53%
Cheshire +7 12 £425 -
South West +11 10 £325 +16.07%
Warrington -1 10 £415 -
South East -25 10 £390 +20.00% 7
Bristol +5 9 £325 +16.07%
Manchester -7 9 £344 +5.76%
City of London +31 7 £451 -5.15% 1
Berkshire +7 3 - - 2
Hampshire +2 3 - - 1
East of England -6 3 £213 -32.00%
Bracknell - 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire -1 2 - - 2
West Midlands -6 2 - -
Yorkshire -7 2 - - 2
Leeds -7 2 - - 1
Croydon -10 2 £335 +11.66%
Surrey -11 2 £375 +15.38%
Scotland -24 2 £450 +50.00%
Hertfordshire - 2 £250 -
Lancashire - 2 £400 -
Southall - 2 £200 -
Lytham St Annes - 2 £400 -
Buckinghamshire +8 1 £405 +15.30%
High Wycombe +2 1 £405 -

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 186 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 134 (72.04%) Windows
3 96 (51.61%) Active Directory
3 96 (51.61%) Citrix
4 78 (41.94%) Microsoft
5 76 (40.86%) Windows Server
6 75 (40.32%) VMware
7 66 (35.48%) Windows 7
8 54 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 53 (28.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 52 (27.96%) SCCM
11 46 (24.73%) XenApp
12 45 (24.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 41 (22.04%) HP
13 41 (22.04%) DNS
14 39 (20.97%) AppSense
15 38 (20.43%) MS Exchange
16 37 (19.89%) Microsoft App-V
17 36 (19.35%) MS Office
17 36 (19.35%) Data Centre
18 35 (18.82%) Security Cleared
18 35 (18.82%) ITIL
19 34 (18.28%) DHCP
20 33 (17.74%) Wyse
20 33 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
21 28 (15.05%) XenDesktop
21 28 (15.05%) Cisco
22 26 (13.98%) SQL Server
22 26 (13.98%) MS Excel
22 26 (13.98%) Migration

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 38 (20.43%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.75%) Skype for Business
3 18 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 15 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (3.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.61%) Live Communications Server
8 3 (1.61%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.54%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.54%) IIS
10 1 (0.54%) JBoss
10 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 36 (19.35%) MS Office
2 26 (13.98%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.61%) PaintShop Pro
3 3 (1.61%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) assyst
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.75%) Office 365
2 8 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.15%) SaaS
4 3 (1.61%) GitHub
5 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (22.04%) DNS
2 34 (18.28%) DHCP
3 21 (11.29%) Wi-Fi
4 19 (10.22%) NetScaler
5 18 (9.68%) LAN
5 18 (9.68%) WAN
6 17 (9.14%) HTTP
7 15 (8.06%) 3G
8 14 (7.53%) Firewall
9 13 (6.99%) DVB
9 13 (6.99%) Skype
10 12 (6.45%) Internet
10 12 (6.45%) Remote Desktop
10 12 (6.45%) TCP/IP
11 10 (5.38%) VPN
12 9 (4.84%) SMS
13 7 (3.76%) SAN
14 5 (2.69%) BGP
14 5 (2.69%) OSPF
14 5 (2.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.61%) MS Access
3 3 (1.61%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.08%) OLTP
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.08%) TKPROF
5 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.54%) Informix
5 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (4.30%) Cucumber
1 8 (4.30%) Maven
2 5 (2.69%) Subversion
3 4 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (2.15%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.08%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.08%) MSI
4 2 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.54%) JBuilder
General
1 23 (12.37%) Finance
2 7 (3.76%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.23%) Advertising
3 6 (3.23%) Billing
3 6 (3.23%) Military
4 4 (2.15%) Back Office
5 3 (1.61%) Legal
5 3 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.08%) Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Law
7 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (26.88%) Analyst
2 35 (18.82%) Desktop Support
3 20 (10.75%) Desktop Analyst
4 19 (10.22%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 19 (10.22%) Developer
4 19 (10.22%) Support Analyst
5 16 (8.60%) Support Engineer
6 15 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (7.53%) Citrix Specialist
8 12 (6.45%) IT Analyst
9 10 (5.38%) Citrix Support
10 9 (4.84%) Citrix Analyst
10 9 (4.84%) IT Support
11 8 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (4.30%) C Developer
11 8 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (4.30%) IT Support Analyst
11 8 (4.30%) Project Manager
11 8 (4.30%) Service Analyst
11 8 (4.30%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.22%) XML
2 16 (8.60%) XSD
3 11 (5.91%) HTML
4 8 (4.30%) Flash
4 8 (4.30%) HTML5
4 8 (4.30%) JSON
4 8 (4.30%) Spring
5 4 (2.15%) .NET
5 4 (2.15%) Middleware
6 2 (1.08%) Web Services
6 2 (1.08%) XSL
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.54%) SOAP
7 1 (0.54%) Struts
7 1 (0.54%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 186 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 36 (19.35%) Data Centre
3 15 (8.06%) Interactive TV
4 13 (6.99%) MPEG
5 12 (6.45%) Blackberry
6 8 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.30%) User Experience
7 6 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.23%) STB
7 6 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.69%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.15%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.15%) Device Driver
9 4 (2.15%) PKI
10 3 (1.61%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.61%) Life Science
10 3 (1.61%) NHS
11 2 (1.08%) CESG
11 2 (1.08%) Clustering
11 2 (1.08%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 134 (72.04%) Windows
2 76 (40.86%) Windows Server
3 66 (35.48%) Windows 7
4 53 (28.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (24.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (10.75%) Windows 10
7 20 (10.75%) Windows 8
8 19 (10.22%) Linux
9 18 (9.68%) Windows XP
10 9 (4.84%) Android
11 8 (4.30%) Apple iOS
11 8 (4.30%) Mac OS X
12 5 (2.69%) Unix
13 4 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (2.15%) Solaris
14 3 (1.61%) Windows 2000
15 2 (1.08%) HPUX
16 1 (0.54%) AIX
16 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.82%) ITIL
2 26 (13.98%) Migration
3 24 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (10.22%) Application Packaging
5 18 (9.68%) Software Delivery
6 16 (8.60%) Scrum
7 15 (8.06%) Service Management
8 14 (7.53%) Incident Management
8 14 (7.53%) Problem Management
9 13 (6.99%) Project Management
9 13 (6.99%) Service Delivery
10 11 (5.91%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (5.91%) TDD
11 10 (5.38%) Data Migration
11 10 (5.38%) Kanban
12 9 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (4.84%) Mentoring
12 9 (4.84%) Risk Management
13 8 (4.30%) MVC
13 8 (4.30%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.83%) PowerShell
2 20 (10.75%) C
3 15 (8.06%) ANSI C
4 14 (7.53%) SQL
5 13 (6.99%) Java
6 11 (5.91%) C++
7 10 (5.38%) JavaScript
8 8 (4.30%) ActionScript
9 3 (1.61%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.61%) Perl
9 3 (1.61%) VBScript
10 2 (1.08%) AWK
10 2 (1.08%) C#
10 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.08%) Python
10 2 (1.08%) sed
10 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.54%) VB
11 1 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (18.82%) Security Cleared
2 19 (10.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (8.60%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.45%) DV Cleared
5 11 (5.91%) MCSE
6 10 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (5.38%) Degree
7 8 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (4.30%) MCITP
8 7 (3.76%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (3.23%) CCNP
10 5 (2.69%) CCNA
10 5 (2.69%) ISEB
10 5 (2.69%) ISTQB
11 4 (2.15%) CCSE
11 4 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (2.15%) MCP
11 4 (2.15%) MCSA
12 2 (1.08%) CCIE
12 2 (1.08%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.60%) SLA
2 10 (5.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.61%) QA
4 2 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.08%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 96 (51.61%) Active Directory
2 54 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (24.73%) XenApp
4 37 (19.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 28 (15.05%) XenDesktop
6 13 (6.99%) VMware ESX
7 9 (4.84%) Terminal Services
8 8 (4.30%) Hyper-V
9 7 (3.76%) vSphere
10 4 (2.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (1.61%) Terminal Server
11 3 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (1.08%) BitLocker
12 2 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.08%) XenServer
13 1 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.54%) KVM
13 1 (0.54%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 52 (27.96%) SCCM
2 8 (4.30%) SCOM
2 8 (4.30%) SCOrch
3 6 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (3.23%) Puppet
3 6 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.15%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.15%) HP SIM
4 4 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.61%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.61%) Netcool
5 3 (1.61%) Unicenter
5 3 (1.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (1.61%) Windows Intune
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.08%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 96 (51.61%) Citrix
2 78 (41.94%) Microsoft
3 75 (40.32%) VMware
4 41 (22.04%) HP
5 39 (20.97%) AppSense
6 33 (17.74%) Wyse
7 28 (15.05%) Cisco
8 16 (8.60%) CheckPoint
9 15 (8.06%) OpenTV
10 14 (7.53%) Oracle
11 12 (6.45%) ThinPrint
12 9 (4.84%) Apple
13 7 (3.76%) Symantec
14 5 (2.69%) Blue Coat
14 5 (2.69%) Nortel
14 5 (2.69%) Remedy
14 5 (2.69%) Siemens
15 4 (2.15%) Google
15 4 (2.15%) Imperva
15 4 (2.15%) Infoblox
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