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 4 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thin Client
Rank 552 476 433
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -43
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 81 134 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.74% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 96 94
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£325 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £435 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 13
Average hourly rate £15.86 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.70% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.40 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £16.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.31% +24.07%

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
18754 17991 17104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.09% 32.21% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11771 10808 10374
Average daily rate £425 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 749 700
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £18.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.46 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 -59 65 £325 +8.33% 18
London -16 29 £365 -6.10% 5
Scotland -7 15 £150 -56.67% 1
South East -30 12 £306 +2.08% 3
City of London -6 8 £338 -15.56%
East of England +3 7 £300 -4.76% 2
Aberdeen - 7 £500 -
Bedfordshire +14 6 £300 +9.09%
North West -34 6 £350 +65.37% 3
Edinburgh -11 5 £125 - 1
West Midlands +13 4 £425 +277.77% 2
Surrey -1 4 £319 -7.27% 1
Luton +13 3 £300 +9.09%
Lewes +11 3 £325 -
Erskine +7 3 £300 -13.04%
East Sussex +6 3 £325 -
Renfrewshire +4 3 £300 -13.04%
East Midlands -14 3 £220 -51.11% 2
Lancashire -15 3 £350 +65.37%
South West -23 3 - - 1
Coventry - 3 £425 -
Guildford - 3 £325 -
Blackpool -29 2 £363 +71.27%
Milton Keynes - 2 £300 -
Bedford - 2 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £300 -
West Sussex - 2 £188 -
Havant +5 1 - -
Exeter -2 1 - -
Hampshire -2 1 - -

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 208 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 151 (72.60%) Windows
3 105 (50.48%) Microsoft
3 105 (50.48%) Citrix
4 91 (43.75%) Windows 7
5 88 (42.31%) Active Directory
6 64 (30.77%) VMware
7 56 (26.92%) ITIL
7 56 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 55 (26.44%) MS Office
9 54 (25.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 43 (20.67%) SCCM
11 39 (18.75%) MS Excel
11 39 (18.75%) LAN
11 39 (18.75%) Cisco
12 37 (17.79%) XenApp
13 34 (16.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 32 (15.38%) MS Exchange
14 32 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
15 30 (14.42%) WAN
16 29 (13.94%) DNS
16 29 (13.94%) Migration
17 28 (13.46%) HP
17 28 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
18 27 (12.98%) SAN
19 26 (12.50%) Finance
20 25 (12.02%) Firewall
20 25 (12.02%) Wyse
20 25 (12.02%) DHCP
21 23 (11.06%) Windows XP

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 32 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.40%) Lync
5 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.96%) IIS
6 2 (0.96%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.48%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 55 (26.44%) MS Office
2 39 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.33%) Siemens NX
4 8 (3.85%) AutoCAD
5 6 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (2.40%) CATIA
7 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.33%) Teamcenter
2 3 (1.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.96%) assyst
4 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.48%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.48%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.37%) Office 365
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.96%) SaaS
2 2 (0.96%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.48%) PaaS
3 1 (0.48%) IaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 39 (18.75%) LAN
2 30 (14.42%) WAN
3 29 (13.94%) DNS
4 27 (12.98%) SAN
5 25 (12.02%) DHCP
5 25 (12.02%) Firewall
6 15 (7.21%) BIG-IP
7 14 (6.73%) MPLS
8 13 (6.25%) TCP/IP
9 12 (5.77%) DSL
10 10 (4.81%) VPN
11 9 (4.33%) NAS
12 8 (3.85%) IP Telephony
13 7 (3.37%) NetScaler
13 7 (3.37%) LDAP
14 6 (2.88%) PCoIP
15 5 (2.40%) iSCSI
16 4 (1.92%) VoIP
17 3 (1.44%) Ethernet
17 3 (1.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.48%) OLTP
4 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.48%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 7 (3.37%) MSI
2 3 (1.44%) Subversion
3 2 (0.96%) JIRA
3 2 (0.96%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.48%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.48%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.48%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.48%) Mercurial
General
1 26 (12.50%) Finance
2 11 (5.29%) Banking
3 6 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.96%) Local Government
6 1 (0.48%) Marketing
6 1 (0.48%) Swedish Language
6 1 (0.48%) Back Office
6 1 (0.48%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 43 (20.67%) Analyst
2 18 (8.65%) Desktop Support
3 17 (8.17%) Administrator
4 16 (7.69%) Architect
4 16 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 13 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 12 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (5.29%) Desktop Engineer
7 11 (5.29%) Consultant
7 11 (5.29%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (4.81%) Project Manager
9 9 (4.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (4.33%) Operations Analyst
10 8 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
10 8 (3.85%) Citrix Engineer
10 8 (3.85%) Service Analyst
10 8 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (3.37%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 7 (3.37%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.81%) Web Services
1 10 (4.81%) XML
2 9 (4.33%) HTML
3 7 (3.37%) DHTML
3 7 (3.37%) XSLT
3 7 (3.37%) Itk
4 6 (2.88%) XSL
5 5 (2.40%) .NET
6 3 (1.44%) J2EE
7 2 (0.96%) Middleware
7 2 (0.96%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.48%) ODBC
8 1 (0.48%) WSDL
8 1 (0.48%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.48%) Ajax
8 1 (0.48%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.48%) OAuth
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.48%) Apache CXF
8 1 (0.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 208 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 22 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (9.13%) Blackberry
4 10 (4.81%) BYOD
5 6 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.88%) Clustering
5 6 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.92%) Replication
6 4 (1.92%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.92%) NHS
7 3 (1.44%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.44%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.44%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (0.96%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.96%) Life Science
8 2 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.48%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.48%) iPhone
9 1 (0.48%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 151 (72.60%) Windows
2 91 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 56 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (16.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (11.06%) Windows XP
7 21 (10.10%) Windows 8
8 14 (6.73%) UNIX
9 10 (4.81%) Linux
10 6 (2.88%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.88%) CentOS
11 5 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.40%) Windows 2000
11 5 (2.40%) Solaris
12 3 (1.44%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.44%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.48%) Android
14 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.48%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.92%) ITIL
2 29 (13.94%) Migration
3 23 (11.06%) Project Management
4 21 (10.10%) Problem Management
5 20 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (9.13%) Business Continuity
7 17 (8.17%) Service Management
7 17 (8.17%) Business Continuity Planning
8 16 (7.69%) Performance Management
9 15 (7.21%) ITSM
9 15 (7.21%) BCP
10 14 (6.73%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (5.29%) Service Delivery
13 10 (4.81%) Workflow
13 10 (4.81%) Data Modelling
13 10 (4.81%) Incident Management
14 9 (4.33%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (4.33%) SOA
14 9 (4.33%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.62%) SQL
2 13 (6.25%) Java
3 11 (5.29%) C++
4 9 (4.33%) C
5 8 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.37%) Perl
6 7 (3.37%) XPath
7 6 (2.88%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.88%) Python
7 6 (2.88%) Tcl
7 6 (2.88%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.44%) VBScript
8 3 (1.44%) VB
9 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.48%) Korn
10 1 (0.48%) C-shell
10 1 (0.48%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (11.06%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (7.21%) Citrix Certification
4 14 (6.73%) MCSE
5 13 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (5.29%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (4.81%) Degree
8 9 (4.33%) MCP
9 8 (3.85%) CCNP
10 7 (3.37%) CCNA
11 6 (2.88%) CCA
12 5 (2.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (1.92%) SC Cleared
13 4 (1.92%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.44%) RHCE
14 3 (1.44%) CCEE
14 3 (1.44%) CCIA
15 2 (0.96%) MCITP
15 2 (0.96%) ISTQB
15 2 (0.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.25%) QA
2 12 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.81%) SLA
4 6 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.48%) TickIT
5 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 88 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 54 (25.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (17.79%) XenApp
4 32 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 21 (10.10%) Hyper-V
6 19 (9.13%) Xen
6 19 (9.13%) Terminal Services
7 16 (7.69%) XenDesktop
8 14 (6.73%) NLBS
8 14 (6.73%) BitLocker
9 13 (6.25%) vSphere
10 11 (5.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 8 (3.85%) VMware ESX
12 6 (2.88%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (1.92%) ISA Server
14 3 (1.44%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
16 1 (0.48%) MetaFrame
16 1 (0.48%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 43 (20.67%) SCCM
2 17 (8.17%) WSUS
3 7 (3.37%) Puppet
4 6 (2.88%) ZABBIX
5 5 (2.40%) HP SIM
6 3 (1.44%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.96%) DameWare
7 2 (0.96%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.48%) SCOM
8 1 (0.48%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.48%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.48%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 105 (50.48%) Microsoft
1 105 (50.48%) Citrix
2 64 (30.77%) VMware
3 39 (18.75%) Cisco
4 28 (13.46%) HP
5 25 (12.02%) Wyse
6 20 (9.62%) CheckPoint
7 18 (8.65%) AppSense
8 8 (3.85%) Dell
9 7 (3.37%) Oracle
10 6 (2.88%) webMethods
11 5 (2.40%) Symantec
11 5 (2.40%) Remedy
11 5 (2.40%) McAfee
11 5 (2.40%) IBM
12 4 (1.92%) NetApp
12 4 (1.92%) F5
13 3 (1.44%) 3PAR
13 3 (1.44%) CA
13 3 (1.44%) Apple
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