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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thin Client
Rank 569 562 506
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -56
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 70 95 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.50% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 47 97
Median daily rate £350 £323 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £157 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £473 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 17
Median hourly rate £13.25 £16.68 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.56% +1.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £22.50 £20.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.18% -0.87%

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
17815 18938 18474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.41% 32.48% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11513 11873 11053
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 668 776 774
Median hourly rate £20.67 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.82% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.47 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -6 67 £350 +7.69% 13
London -6 31 £490 +34.24% 7
South East +4 9 £225 -26.53% 1
South West +16 8 £288 - 3
East of England +17 6 £350 +16.66% 1
North West +5 5 £400 +39.13% 1
North East -17 5 £230 -
Tyne and Wear -17 5 £230 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 5 £230 -
Bristol - 5 £275 -
Berkshire - 4 £225 -
Southwark - 4 - -
City of London +28 3 £275 -18.57%
Merseyside +10 3 £450 -
West Midlands -26 3 £350 -17.64%
Worcestershire - 3 £350 -
Worcester - 3 £350 -
Chelmsford - 3 £350 - 1
Essex - 3 £350 - 1
Hampshire +14 2 - -
Bedfordshire -2 2 £388 +29.16%
Scotland -8 2 £118 -27.69%
Bootle - 2 £400 -
Milton Keynes +16 1 £525 +75.00%
Lancashire +16 1 £300 -14.28%
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £525 +75.00%
Devon +10 1 - - 1
Wiltshire +8 1 £363 -
Liverpool +6 1 £600 -
East Sussex +5 1 £170 -47.69%

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 184 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 142 (77.17%) Windows
3 108 (58.70%) Active Directory
4 103 (55.98%) Citrix
5 96 (52.17%) Microsoft
6 88 (47.83%) Windows Server
7 81 (44.02%) VMware
8 68 (36.96%) Windows 7
9 58 (31.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 55 (29.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 54 (29.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 52 (28.26%) XenApp
12 52 (28.26%) MS Office
13 51 (27.72%) SCCM
14 50 (27.17%) Security Cleared
14 50 (27.17%) MS Exchange
15 40 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
16 39 (21.20%) DHCP
16 39 (21.20%) DNS
17 38 (20.65%) HP
17 38 (20.65%) ITIL
17 38 (20.65%) AppSense
18 37 (20.11%) Microsoft App-V
19 35 (19.02%) MS Excel
20 34 (18.48%) SQL Server
21 32 (17.39%) Data Centre
22 29 (15.76%) PowerShell
23 28 (15.22%) SharePoint
24 26 (14.13%) Wyse
25 25 (13.59%) SC Cleared

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 50 (27.17%) MS Exchange
2 28 (15.22%) SharePoint
3 21 (11.41%) Skype for Business
4 20 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (4.35%) Live Communications Server
7 7 (3.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.63%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.09%) IBM Domino
11 2 (1.09%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.54%) IIS
12 1 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 52 (28.26%) MS Office
2 35 (19.02%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.80%) PaintShop Pro
3 7 (3.80%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.54%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.54%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.61%) Office 365
2 7 (3.80%) GitHub
3 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.17%) SaaS
4 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (21.20%) DHCP
1 39 (21.20%) DNS
2 23 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 22 (11.96%) 3G
4 16 (8.70%) SAN
5 14 (7.61%) HTTP
5 14 (7.61%) TCP/IP
6 13 (7.07%) NetScaler
7 12 (6.52%) LAN
7 12 (6.52%) WAN
8 10 (5.43%) Internet
8 10 (5.43%) Skype
8 10 (5.43%) SMS
9 9 (4.89%) DVB
10 8 (4.35%) Firewall
11 6 (3.26%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (3.26%) VPN
12 5 (2.72%) NAS
12 5 (2.72%) VLAN
13 4 (2.17%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (18.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.35%) MS Access
3 4 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.63%) GIS
4 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.63%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.63%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.54%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.54%) OLTP
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.54%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 8 (4.35%) Cucumber
1 8 (4.35%) Maven
1 8 (4.35%) Subversion
2 4 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (2.17%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.09%) JBuilder
4 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.54%) MSI
4 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (8.15%) Finance
2 9 (4.89%) Back Office
3 8 (4.35%) Legal
4 6 (3.26%) Military
4 6 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.63%) Banking
5 3 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.54%) Advertising
6 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (25.00%) Analyst
2 28 (15.22%) Desktop Support
3 18 (9.78%) 2nd Line Support
4 17 (9.24%) Support Engineer
5 15 (8.15%) Developer
6 12 (6.52%) Architect
6 12 (6.52%) Citrix Specialist
7 11 (5.98%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (5.98%) Citrix Support
8 9 (4.89%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 8 (4.35%) Incident Analyst
9 8 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.35%) Service Analyst
10 7 (3.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 7 (3.80%) Citrix Analyst
10 7 (3.80%) Desktop Engineer
10 7 (3.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 7 (3.80%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.80%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.78%) XML
2 14 (7.61%) HTML
3 12 (6.52%) XSD
4 8 (4.35%) Flash
4 8 (4.35%) HTML5
4 8 (4.35%) JSON
4 8 (4.35%) Spring
5 5 (2.72%) Web Services
6 4 (2.17%) .NET
6 4 (2.17%) XSL
7 3 (1.63%) Middleware
8 2 (1.09%) SOAP
8 2 (1.09%) Struts
9 1 (0.54%) DHTML
9 1 (0.54%) Itk
9 1 (0.54%) XSLT
9 1 (0.54%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 184 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 32 (17.39%) Data Centre
3 14 (7.61%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.52%) Interactive TV
5 9 (4.89%) MPEG
6 8 (4.35%) Blackberry
7 7 (3.80%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.80%) Freedom of Information
7 7 (3.80%) Statistics
8 6 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.26%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.72%) Clustering
9 5 (2.72%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.72%) User Experience
10 4 (2.17%) Device Driver
10 4 (2.17%) PKI
11 3 (1.63%) CESG
11 3 (1.63%) Life Science
11 3 (1.63%) PDA
11 3 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 142 (77.17%) Windows
2 88 (47.83%) Windows Server
3 68 (36.96%) Windows 7
4 58 (31.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (29.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (13.04%) Windows 10
8 18 (9.78%) Linux
9 17 (9.24%) Windows XP
10 15 (8.15%) Windows 8
11 11 (5.98%) Unix
12 8 (4.35%) Solaris
13 5 (2.72%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.63%) SUSE
15 2 (1.09%) HPUX
15 2 (1.09%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.54%) AIX
16 1 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.65%) ITIL
2 23 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 23 (12.50%) Software Delivery
3 22 (11.96%) Migration
4 21 (11.41%) Incident Management
4 21 (11.41%) Service Management
5 19 (10.33%) Application Packaging
6 18 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (8.15%) Project Management
8 14 (7.61%) Service Delivery
9 13 (7.07%) Information Security
10 12 (6.52%) Scrum
11 10 (5.43%) Information Management
12 9 (4.89%) ITIL V3
12 9 (4.89%) TDD
13 8 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (4.35%) Kanban
13 8 (4.35%) MVC
13 8 (4.35%) Pair Programming
13 8 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.76%) PowerShell
2 24 (13.04%) SQL
3 18 (9.78%) Java
4 16 (8.70%) C
5 14 (7.61%) C++
6 12 (6.52%) ANSI C
6 12 (6.52%) JavaScript
7 8 (4.35%) ActionScript
8 3 (1.63%) C#
8 3 (1.63%) VBScript
9 2 (1.09%) Perl
9 2 (1.09%) VB
10 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.54%) Tcl
10 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 50 (27.17%) Security Cleared
2 25 (13.59%) SC Cleared
3 17 (9.24%) DV Cleared
4 12 (6.52%) Degree
5 10 (5.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (5.43%) ISEB
6 6 (3.26%) ISTQB
6 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (2.72%) MCSE
8 4 (2.17%) CCNA
8 4 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.17%) CISSP
8 4 (2.17%) MCP
9 3 (1.63%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.54%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.54%) CCEA
10 1 (0.54%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.33%) SLA
2 9 (4.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (4.35%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.17%) COBIT
5 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.09%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.09%) QA
6 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.54%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.54%) RMADS
System Software
1 108 (58.70%) Active Directory
2 54 (29.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (28.26%) XenApp
4 37 (20.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 21 (11.41%) XenDesktop
6 17 (9.24%) Terminal Services
7 10 (5.43%) VMware ESX
8 9 (4.89%) Hyper-V
9 8 (4.35%) Terminal Server
10 6 (3.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (3.26%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (2.17%) vSphere
12 3 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (1.63%) XenServer
13 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 51 (27.72%) SCCM
2 10 (5.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (4.89%) SCOM
4 8 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 8 (4.35%) Netcool
4 8 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (4.35%) SCOrch
4 8 (4.35%) Unicenter
4 8 (4.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 5 (2.72%) HP SIM
6 4 (2.17%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.17%) Puppet
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.54%) DameWare
7 1 (0.54%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.54%) WSUS
7 1 (0.54%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 103 (55.98%) Citrix
2 96 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 81 (44.02%) VMware
4 38 (20.65%) AppSense
4 38 (20.65%) HP
5 26 (14.13%) Wyse
6 23 (12.50%) Cisco
6 23 (12.50%) Oracle
7 16 (8.70%) ThinPrint
8 15 (8.15%) Dell
9 12 (6.52%) OpenTV
10 9 (4.89%) CheckPoint
11 8 (4.35%) EMC
11 8 (4.35%) Meridio
11 8 (4.35%) Veritas
12 6 (3.26%) LANDesk
13 5 (2.72%) Symantec
14 4 (2.17%) Avaya
14 4 (2.17%) Intel Security
14 4 (2.17%) Polycom
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