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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Thin Client
Rank 563 605 503
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -102
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 86 65 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.11% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.34% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 38 105
Median daily rate £350 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £150 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £445 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £300 £212
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +41.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 11
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.86 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.26% -6.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £22.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.86 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.88% +2.32%

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
17655 19131 18584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.37% 33.00% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11448 11987 11233
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 813 802
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.27 £44.95 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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 25 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Thin Client within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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 +49 84 £350 +6.87% 13
London +14 36 £490 +34.24% 4
South East +20 13 £319 +8.97% 3
North West +26 10 £650 +85.71% 3
East of England +16 10 £350 +16.66% 1
South West +19 8 £275 -
Hertfordshire - 7 - -
Watford - 6 - -
West Midlands -19 5 £350 -17.64%
Bristol - 5 £275 -
Berkshire - 5 £463 - 1
Cheshire +13 3 £750 -
Warrington +12 3 £750 -
City of London +12 3 £275 -21.54% 1
Hampshire +10 3 £319 -
Chelmsford - 3 £350 -
Worcester - 3 £350 -
Essex - 3 £350 - 1
Worcestershire - 3 £350 -
Merseyside - 3 £400 -
Southwark - 3 - -
Devon +1 2 - -
Manchester 0 2 - - 3
Bootle - 2 £400 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £700 -
Plymouth - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £319 -
Kent - 2 - - 1
Lewisham - 2 £338 -

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 181 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 141 (77.90%) Windows
3 115 (63.54%) Active Directory
4 107 (59.12%) Citrix
5 81 (44.75%) Microsoft
6 79 (43.65%) Windows Server
7 76 (41.99%) VMware
8 67 (37.02%) Windows 7
9 58 (32.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 54 (29.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 53 (29.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 49 (27.07%) ITIL
13 48 (26.52%) MS Office
14 47 (25.97%) XenApp
15 45 (24.86%) MS Exchange
16 44 (24.31%) Security Cleared
17 41 (22.65%) SCCM
18 36 (19.89%) HP
18 36 (19.89%) DNS
19 34 (18.78%) MS Excel
20 31 (17.13%) Microsoft App-V
20 31 (17.13%) AppSense
21 30 (16.57%) DHCP
21 30 (16.57%) SQL Server
21 30 (16.57%) Windows Server 2012
22 26 (14.36%) SLA
22 26 (14.36%) Data Centre
22 26 (14.36%) PowerShell
23 25 (13.81%) Service Management
23 25 (13.81%) Wyse

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 45 (24.86%) MS Exchange
2 22 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (11.60%) SharePoint
4 14 (7.73%) Skype for Business
5 9 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (4.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (4.42%) Live Communications Server
7 7 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.66%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.10%) IBM Domino
10 2 (1.10%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.55%) CMS
11 1 (0.55%) IIS
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 48 (26.52%) MS Office
2 34 (18.78%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.42%) PaintShop Pro
3 8 (4.42%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.55%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.55%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.39%) Office 365
2 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.42%) GitHub
4 5 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.10%) SaaS
7 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 36 (19.89%) DNS
2 30 (16.57%) DHCP
3 18 (9.94%) Wi-Fi
4 17 (9.39%) 3G
4 17 (9.39%) SAN
5 14 (7.73%) Firewall
5 14 (7.73%) HTTP
6 12 (6.63%) LAN
6 12 (6.63%) NetScaler
7 11 (6.08%) Internet
8 10 (5.52%) DVB
8 10 (5.52%) TCP/IP
9 9 (4.97%) WAN
10 8 (4.42%) Network Security
11 7 (3.87%) Intranet
11 7 (3.87%) SMS
11 7 (3.87%) VoIP
12 6 (3.31%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (2.76%) NAS
13 5 (2.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.42%) MS Access
3 5 (2.76%) GIS
4 4 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.66%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.66%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.10%) MySQL
6 2 (1.10%) OLTP
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.10%) TKPROF
7 1 (0.55%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (5.52%) Subversion
2 9 (4.97%) Cucumber
2 9 (4.97%) Maven
3 4 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (2.21%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.10%) JBuilder
4 2 (1.10%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.55%) MSI
General
1 13 (7.18%) Finance
2 12 (6.63%) Back Office
3 7 (3.87%) Legal
4 4 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.10%) Banking
5 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.10%) Military
6 1 (0.55%) Advertising
6 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (24.86%) Analyst
2 27 (14.92%) Desktop Support
3 16 (8.84%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (8.29%) Developer
5 14 (7.73%) Architect
6 13 (7.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (7.18%) Support Engineer
7 12 (6.63%) Service Analyst
8 11 (6.08%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (5.52%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (5.52%) Citrix Support
10 9 (4.97%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 9 (4.97%) Incident Analyst
10 9 (4.97%) Support Analyst
11 8 (4.42%) Citrix Specialist
12 7 (3.87%) Infrastructure Support
12 7 (3.87%) Project Manager
13 6 (3.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 6 (3.31%) IT Analyst
14 5 (2.76%) Citrix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.84%) XML
2 13 (7.18%) HTML
3 12 (6.63%) XSD
4 9 (4.97%) Flash
4 9 (4.97%) HTML5
4 9 (4.97%) JSON
4 9 (4.97%) Spring
5 5 (2.76%) Web Services
6 4 (2.21%) .NET
7 2 (1.10%) SOAP
7 2 (1.10%) Struts
7 2 (1.10%) XSL
7 2 (1.10%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.55%) DHTML
8 1 (0.55%) Itk
8 1 (0.55%) Middleware
8 1 (0.55%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 181 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 26 (14.36%) Data Centre
3 13 (7.18%) Blackberry
4 12 (6.63%) Interactive TV
4 12 (6.63%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.52%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (5.52%) MPEG
6 9 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.97%) Client/Server
7 8 (4.42%) Clustering
8 7 (3.87%) Statistics
9 6 (3.31%) Computer Science
9 6 (3.31%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (2.21%) PKI
10 4 (2.21%) User Experience
11 3 (1.66%) CESG
11 3 (1.66%) NHS
11 3 (1.66%) PDA
11 3 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (1.10%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 141 (77.90%) Windows
2 79 (43.65%) Windows Server
3 67 (37.02%) Windows 7
4 58 (32.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (29.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (16.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (9.94%) Windows XP
8 17 (9.39%) Windows 10
9 14 (7.73%) Windows 8
10 13 (7.18%) Linux
11 10 (5.52%) Unix
12 8 (4.42%) Solaris
12 8 (4.42%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.66%) SUSE
14 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.10%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.55%) AIX
15 1 (0.55%) HPUX
15 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (27.07%) ITIL
2 25 (13.81%) Service Management
3 24 (13.26%) Problem Management
4 22 (12.15%) Incident Management
5 21 (11.60%) Migration
5 21 (11.60%) Service Delivery
6 19 (10.50%) Software Delivery
7 15 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (7.73%) Information Security
9 12 (6.63%) Scrum
10 11 (6.08%) Application Packaging
10 11 (6.08%) Project Management
11 10 (5.52%) ITIL V3
11 10 (5.52%) TDD
12 9 (4.97%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (4.97%) Kanban
12 9 (4.97%) MVC
12 9 (4.97%) Pair Programming
13 8 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (4.42%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.36%) PowerShell
2 22 (12.15%) SQL
3 16 (8.84%) C
3 16 (8.84%) Java
4 14 (7.73%) C++
5 12 (6.63%) ANSI C
5 12 (6.63%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.97%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.10%) C#
7 2 (1.10%) Perl
7 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.10%) VB
8 1 (0.55%) Tcl
8 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.55%) VBScript
8 1 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 44 (24.31%) Security Cleared
2 19 (10.50%) SC Cleared
3 16 (8.84%) DV Cleared
4 11 (6.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (6.08%) Degree
5 7 (3.87%) MCP
6 6 (3.31%) CISSP
6 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.76%) ISEB
7 5 (2.76%) MCSE
7 5 (2.76%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.76%) PMP
7 5 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.66%) CCNA
8 3 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.66%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.55%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.55%) MCSA
9 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.36%) SLA
2 11 (6.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (5.52%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.21%) COBIT
5 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.10%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.10%) QA
6 1 (0.55%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.55%) RMADS
System Software
1 115 (63.54%) Active Directory
2 53 (29.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (25.97%) XenApp
4 31 (17.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (8.29%) Terminal Services
6 14 (7.73%) VMware ESX
7 12 (6.63%) XenDesktop
8 11 (6.08%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (4.97%) Terminal Server
10 8 (4.42%) Hyper-V
11 6 (3.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (3.31%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (2.76%) vSphere
13 4 (2.21%) XenServer
14 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 2 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
16 1 (0.55%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 41 (22.65%) SCCM
2 8 (4.42%) NetBackup
2 8 (4.42%) Netcool
2 8 (4.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (4.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (4.42%) Unicenter
2 8 (4.42%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 7 (3.87%) SCOM
4 6 (3.31%) SCOrch
5 5 (2.76%) DameWare
6 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.21%) Puppet
7 3 (1.66%) DatAdvantage
7 3 (1.66%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (1.66%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.10%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.55%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 107 (59.12%) Citrix
2 81 (44.75%) Microsoft
3 76 (41.99%) VMware
4 36 (19.89%) HP
5 31 (17.13%) AppSense
6 25 (13.81%) Wyse
7 23 (12.71%) Dell
8 19 (10.50%) Cisco
8 19 (10.50%) Oracle
9 13 (7.18%) ThinPrint
10 12 (6.63%) OpenTV
11 10 (5.52%) EMC
11 10 (5.52%) LANDesk
12 8 (4.42%) Meridio
12 8 (4.42%) Veritas
13 7 (3.87%) CheckPoint
14 4 (2.21%) Avaya
14 4 (2.21%) Polycom
14 4 (2.21%) Remedy
14 4 (2.21%) Sophos
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £210 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On application
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Experis Ltd
Rate: £240 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago