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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thin Client
Rank 531 575 485
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -90
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 99 69 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.12% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.37% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 37 102
Median daily rate £325 £388 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +23.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £190 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £240
% change year-on-year
- +35.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 14
Median hourly rate £15.75 £21.50 £13.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.73% +54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £14.60 £9.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.85 £21.79 £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.05 £21.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-29.98% +53.57%

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
16229 18489 17890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.55% 33.35% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10517 11632 11352
Median daily rate £433 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 795 747
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.63 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +22.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +54 90 £325 -16.12% 13
London 0 21 £325 -21.21% 4
South East +35 15 £325 +5.26% 4
North East - 14 £214 -
North West +15 13 £675 -
Tyne and Wear - 11 £650 -
East of England +16 10 £213 -46.87% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £608 -
West Midlands -15 8 £430 +49.56%
Birmingham -1 7 £430 +244.00%
Kent - 7 £325 -
South West +12 6 £323 +0.38% 1
Manchester +7 6 £350 -
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £325 -
City of London 0 5 £110 -72.50% 2
Hertfordshire - 5 £273 - 1
Cheshire +18 4 £750 -
Bristol - 4 £325 -
Watford - 4 £285 -
Hampshire +26 3 £319 -8.27%
Scotland +17 3 £130 -
Berkshire +10 3 £700 +80.64%
Southampton +9 3 £319 -8.27%
Warrington -1 3 £750 -
East Midlands -1 3 £750 +209.27%
Bedford - 3 £120 -
Edinburgh - 3 £130 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £120 -
Wiltshire 0 2 £320 -0.38%
Derbyshire - 2 £750 -

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 174 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 133 (76.44%) Windows
3 113 (64.94%) Active Directory
4 90 (51.72%) Citrix
5 86 (49.43%) Microsoft
6 83 (47.70%) VMware
7 75 (43.10%) Windows Server
8 67 (38.51%) Windows 7
9 64 (36.78%) ITIL
10 62 (35.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 60 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 50 (28.74%) MS Office
13 46 (26.44%) DNS
14 45 (25.86%) Windows Server 2003
15 44 (25.29%) SCCM
16 43 (24.71%) XenApp
17 41 (23.56%) MS Exchange
18 39 (22.41%) Security Cleared
19 31 (17.82%) AppSense
20 29 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
20 29 (16.67%) DHCP
20 29 (16.67%) Cisco
21 28 (16.09%) Wyse
22 27 (15.52%) MS Excel
23 26 (14.94%) HP
24 25 (14.37%) Windows Server 2012
25 24 (13.79%) Incident Management
25 24 (13.79%) Service Management
26 23 (13.22%) SC Cleared
26 23 (13.22%) Exchange Server 2010

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 41 (23.56%) MS Exchange
2 23 (13.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (12.07%) Skype for Business
4 15 (8.62%) SharePoint
5 11 (6.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.57%) CMS
9 1 (0.57%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 50 (28.74%) MS Office
2 27 (15.52%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.02%) PaintShop Pro
3 7 (4.02%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.57%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.57%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 6 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.57%) assyst
2 1 (0.57%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.47%) Office 365
2 8 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.02%) GitHub
4 3 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 46 (26.44%) DNS
2 29 (16.67%) DHCP
3 18 (10.34%) Firewall
4 15 (8.62%) Wi-Fi
5 14 (8.05%) 3G
5 14 (8.05%) SAN
6 12 (6.90%) VoIP
7 11 (6.32%) LAN
7 11 (6.32%) VPN
8 10 (5.75%) Network Security
9 9 (5.17%) HTTP
10 8 (4.60%) DVB
10 8 (4.60%) NetScaler
11 7 (4.02%) Internet
11 7 (4.02%) TCP/IP
12 6 (3.45%) WAN
13 5 (2.87%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (2.87%) VLAN
14 4 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (2.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.30%) GIS
3 2 (1.15%) MS Access
3 2 (1.15%) MySQL
4 1 (0.57%) OLTP
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.57%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 8 (4.60%) Subversion
2 7 (4.02%) Cucumber
2 7 (4.02%) Maven
3 1 (0.57%) JBuilder
3 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (8.62%) Back Office
1 15 (8.62%) Finance
2 5 (2.87%) Local Government
2 5 (2.87%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.30%) Legal
3 4 (2.30%) Military
4 1 (0.57%) Advertising
4 1 (0.57%) Banking
4 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (25.86%) Analyst
2 23 (13.22%) Desktop Support
3 16 (9.20%) Architect
3 16 (9.20%) Support Engineer
4 15 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (8.62%) Support Analyst
5 13 (7.47%) Service Analyst
6 12 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (5.17%) Developer
7 9 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.60%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 8 (4.60%) Citrix Analyst
9 7 (4.02%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (4.02%) Desktop Analyst
9 7 (4.02%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (4.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (4.02%) Enterprise Architect
9 7 (4.02%) Incident Analyst
9 7 (4.02%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.75%) XML
2 9 (5.17%) HTML
3 8 (4.60%) XSD
4 7 (4.02%) Flash
4 7 (4.02%) HTML5
4 7 (4.02%) JSON
4 7 (4.02%) Spring
5 2 (1.15%) Web Services
5 2 (1.15%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.57%) .NET
6 1 (0.57%) DHTML
6 1 (0.57%) Itk
6 1 (0.57%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.57%) SOAP
6 1 (0.57%) Struts
6 1 (0.57%) XSL
6 1 (0.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 174 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 16 (9.20%) Data Centre
3 15 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (8.05%) Blackberry
4 14 (8.05%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.75%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (4.60%) Client/Server
6 8 (4.60%) Interactive TV
6 8 (4.60%) MPEG
7 7 (4.02%) Clustering
8 5 (2.87%) CESG
8 5 (2.87%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.72%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (1.72%) NHS
9 3 (1.72%) PDA
9 3 (1.72%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.15%) Handset
10 2 (1.15%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 133 (76.44%) Windows
2 75 (43.10%) Windows Server
3 67 (38.51%) Windows 7
4 60 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (25.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (14.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (9.77%) Windows 10
7 17 (9.77%) Windows 8
8 16 (9.20%) Linux
9 13 (7.47%) Windows XP
10 7 (4.02%) Unix
11 5 (2.87%) Mac OS X
11 5 (2.87%) Solaris
11 5 (2.87%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.72%) SUSE
13 2 (1.15%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (36.78%) ITIL
2 24 (13.79%) Incident Management
2 24 (13.79%) Service Management
3 19 (10.92%) Service Delivery
4 16 (9.20%) Migration
5 15 (8.62%) Software Delivery
6 13 (7.47%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (6.90%) Information Security
7 12 (6.90%) PRINCE2
7 12 (6.90%) Project Management
8 10 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (5.75%) Performance Management
8 10 (5.75%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (5.17%) Application Virtualisation
9 9 (5.17%) Problem Management
9 9 (5.17%) Server Virtualisation
10 8 (4.60%) ITIL V3
10 8 (4.60%) Scrum
10 8 (4.60%) TDD
11 7 (4.02%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.77%) PowerShell
2 13 (7.47%) SQL
3 12 (6.90%) C
3 12 (6.90%) Java
4 9 (5.17%) C++
5 8 (4.60%) ANSI C
5 8 (4.60%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.02%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.15%) Perl
8 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.57%) Tcl
8 1 (0.57%) VB
8 1 (0.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (22.41%) Security Cleared
2 23 (13.22%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.05%) Degree
3 14 (8.05%) DV Cleared
4 10 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (5.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (5.17%) CCNA
5 9 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (4.60%) MCP
6 8 (4.60%) MCSE
7 5 (2.87%) CISSP
7 5 (2.87%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.87%) PMP
7 5 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (2.30%) ISEB
9 3 (1.72%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.15%) CCNP
10 2 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.15%) MCDST
10 2 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.20%) SLA
2 10 (5.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (4.60%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.87%) JSP 440
5 4 (2.30%) COBIT
6 2 (1.15%) QA
7 1 (0.57%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.57%) RMADS
System Software
1 113 (64.94%) Active Directory
2 62 (35.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (24.71%) XenApp
4 29 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 22 (12.64%) VMware ESX
6 20 (11.49%) XenDesktop
7 14 (8.05%) Virtual Desktop
8 13 (7.47%) Terminal Services
9 10 (5.75%) BitLocker
10 9 (5.17%) Hyper-V
11 7 (4.02%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (4.02%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (4.02%) XenServer
12 5 (2.87%) Terminal Server
13 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (2.30%) vSphere
14 3 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.57%) Sendmail
15 1 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 44 (25.29%) SCCM
2 10 (5.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 9 (5.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (3.45%) DameWare
4 6 (3.45%) SCOM
5 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (1.72%) DatAdvantage
6 3 (1.72%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (1.72%) Netcool
7 2 (1.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.15%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.15%) Puppet
7 2 (1.15%) Unicenter
7 2 (1.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.57%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.57%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.57%) Netcool/Webtop
8 1 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 90 (51.72%) Citrix
2 86 (49.43%) Microsoft
3 83 (47.70%) VMware
4 31 (17.82%) AppSense
5 29 (16.67%) Cisco
6 28 (16.09%) Wyse
7 26 (14.94%) HP
8 22 (12.64%) Dell
9 15 (8.62%) CheckPoint
10 10 (5.75%) Oracle
10 10 (5.75%) Symantec
11 9 (5.17%) CA
12 8 (4.60%) OpenTV
12 8 (4.60%) Remedy
12 8 (4.60%) Sophos
12 8 (4.60%) ThinPrint
13 6 (3.45%) Apple
13 6 (3.45%) BMC
13 6 (3.45%) LANDesk
14 5 (2.87%) Veeam
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