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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Thin Client
Rank 488 422 452
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +30
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 117 161 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.97% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 122 55
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£325 £263 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% -36.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £118 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £430 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £264 £416
% change year-on-year
+6.26% -36.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.95 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £18.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £15.50 £14.51
% change year-on-year
+37.09% +6.82%

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
17140 16573 15122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.52% 31.46% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10498 10306 8884
Average daily rate £413 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 685 667 642
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.99 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +2.27%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -43 103 £335 +27.61% 30
London +3 41 £463 +85.00% 6
North West -18 19 £168 -25.55% 10
South East -18 17 £300 -17.24% 1
Manchester -1 14 £250 +11.11% 5
City of London +5 13 £475 +72.72% 3
Scotland -4 11 £300 +13.20%
South West +7 10 £280 +60.00% 2
East of England -4 8 £244 -38.09% 4
Glasgow - 7 - -
Liverpool -7 5 £130 -
Merseyside -9 5 £130 -31.57%
Buckinghamshire -10 5 £351 -19.71%
Bedfordshire +5 4 £288 -29.87%
Berkshire -4 4 £275 +52.77%
Wiltshire - 4 £400 - 1
Milton Keynes +2 3 £351 -29.75%
Devon -5 3 £213 +21.42%
Essex -5 3 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -9 3 £495 +82.48%
North East -10 3 £495 +82.48%
West Midlands -11 3 £242 +202.50% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -12 3 £495 +82.48%
Bristol - 3 £280 -
Colchester +8 2 - -
Hampshire +7 2 £135 -75.45%
Lewes -4 2 - -
High Wycombe -5 2 - -
East Sussex -13 2 - -
Luton - 2 £288 -

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 230 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 125 (54.35%) Windows
3 124 (53.91%) Citrix
4 106 (46.09%) VMware
5 95 (41.30%) Active Directory
6 92 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 91 (39.57%) Microsoft
8 67 (29.13%) Windows 7
9 65 (28.26%) ITIL
10 62 (26.96%) DNS
11 61 (26.52%) Cisco
12 55 (23.91%) Firewall
13 53 (23.04%) DHCP
14 49 (21.30%) HP
15 48 (20.87%) CheckPoint
15 48 (20.87%) Windows Server 2008
16 47 (20.43%) MS Office
17 45 (19.57%) Linux
18 43 (18.70%) LAN
19 42 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
20 40 (17.39%) BIG-IP
21 36 (15.65%) MS Excel
22 35 (15.22%) E-Commerce
22 35 (15.22%) MS Exchange
22 35 (15.22%) Network Security
23 34 (14.78%) Windows Server 2003
23 34 (14.78%) Cisco Certification
24 33 (14.35%) CCNP
24 33 (14.35%) WAN
24 33 (14.35%) F5

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 35 (15.22%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (2.61%) Lync
5 5 (2.17%) WildFly
5 5 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.17%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.74%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.74%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.30%) IIS
7 3 (1.30%) Site Server
8 2 (0.87%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.43%) WorkSite
Applications
1 47 (20.43%) MS Office
2 36 (15.65%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.87%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (3.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.87%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.43%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.43%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.17%) Office 365
2 2 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (26.96%) DNS
2 55 (23.91%) Firewall
3 53 (23.04%) DHCP
4 43 (18.70%) LAN
5 40 (17.39%) BIG-IP
6 35 (15.22%) Network Security
7 33 (14.35%) WAN
7 33 (14.35%) Cisco ASA
8 32 (13.91%) DMVPN
8 32 (13.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 32 (13.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 32 (13.91%) Cisco IOS
8 32 (13.91%) NetScreen
8 32 (13.91%) OSPF
8 32 (13.91%) BGP
9 27 (11.74%) SAN
10 16 (6.96%) VPN
11 12 (5.22%) TCP/IP
12 10 (4.35%) NAS
13 9 (3.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.17%) MongoDB
2 5 (2.17%) MySQL
2 5 (2.17%) Ingres
2 5 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.74%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.74%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.43%) Big Data
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.43%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (3.48%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.61%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.17%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.74%) MSI
5 3 (1.30%) Subversion
5 3 (1.30%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.87%) JIRA
6 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.43%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (0.43%) Selenium
7 1 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.43%) LoadRunner
General
1 26 (11.30%) Finance
2 6 (2.61%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.74%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.30%) Banking
4 3 (1.30%) Law
4 3 (1.30%) Legal
5 2 (0.87%) Publishing
5 2 (0.87%) Retail
6 1 (0.43%) Marketing
6 1 (0.43%) Swedish Language
6 1 (0.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 34 (14.78%) Network Specialist
1 34 (14.78%) Analyst
2 33 (14.35%) Security Specialist
3 32 (13.91%) Network Security Specialist
4 24 (10.43%) Architect
5 22 (9.57%) Desktop Support
6 17 (7.39%) Administrator
7 13 (5.65%) Systems Administrator
7 13 (5.65%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (5.65%) Support Engineer
8 12 (5.22%) Consultant
9 11 (4.78%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (4.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (4.78%) Desktop Engineer
10 10 (4.35%) Support Analyst
11 8 (3.48%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.48%) Service Analyst
11 8 (3.48%) Technical Architect
11 8 (3.48%) Service Desk Analyst
12 7 (3.04%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.22%) Web Services
2 8 (3.48%) XML
3 7 (3.04%) .NET
4 5 (2.17%) JSON
4 5 (2.17%) J2EE
4 5 (2.17%) JMS
5 3 (1.30%) XSD
5 3 (1.30%) XSLT
5 3 (1.30%) Middleware
6 2 (0.87%) HTML
7 1 (0.43%) Itk
7 1 (0.43%) RESTful
7 1 (0.43%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.43%) WCF
7 1 (0.43%) XSL
7 1 (0.43%) CSS
7 1 (0.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 230 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 42 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.39%) Blackberry
3 17 (7.39%) Data Centre
4 11 (4.78%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.48%) BYOD
6 6 (2.61%) Clustering
6 6 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.17%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.17%) NHS
8 4 (1.74%) Replication
9 3 (1.30%) CMDB
9 3 (1.30%) CESG
9 3 (1.30%) CLARiiON
10 2 (0.87%) Smartcard
10 2 (0.87%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.87%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.87%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.87%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 125 (54.35%) Windows
2 67 (29.13%) Windows 7
3 48 (20.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (19.57%) Linux
5 34 (14.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (7.83%) Windows 8
8 17 (7.39%) Windows XP
9 7 (3.04%) UNIX
10 6 (2.61%) Mac OS X
10 6 (2.61%) Solaris
11 4 (1.74%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.74%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.74%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.74%) CentOS
12 3 (1.30%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.43%) Android
14 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.43%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (28.26%) ITIL
2 35 (15.22%) E-Commerce
3 27 (11.74%) Service Management
4 24 (10.43%) Migration
5 23 (10.00%) Line Management
5 23 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 22 (9.57%) ITSM
7 19 (8.26%) Load Balancing
8 17 (7.39%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (6.96%) Project Management
9 16 (6.96%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (6.52%) Change Management
11 13 (5.65%) Problem Management
11 13 (5.65%) Service Delivery
11 13 (5.65%) Business Continuity
12 12 (5.22%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (4.78%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (4.78%) Performance Management
13 11 (4.78%) Business Continuity Planning
13 11 (4.78%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.57%) C
2 20 (8.70%) SQL
3 18 (7.83%) Java
4 13 (5.65%) PowerShell
5 7 (3.04%) Python
6 6 (2.61%) VBScript
7 4 (1.74%) Perl
7 4 (1.74%) C#
7 4 (1.74%) C++
8 3 (1.30%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.30%) Ruby
8 3 (1.30%) VB
9 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (14.78%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (14.35%) CCNP
3 32 (13.91%) CCSE
4 30 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 16 (6.96%) SC Cleared
5 16 (6.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (5.65%) Degree
7 12 (5.22%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (4.78%) MCSE
9 6 (2.61%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (2.17%) MCP
11 3 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.30%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.87%) ISEB
12 2 (0.87%) CCNA
12 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.87%) MCITP
12 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.43%) CCEE
13 1 (0.43%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.22%) QA
2 11 (4.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (3.04%) SLA
4 1 (0.43%) COBIT
4 1 (0.43%) HL7
4 1 (0.43%) DICOM
4 1 (0.43%) TickIT
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 95 (41.30%) Active Directory
2 92 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (13.04%) XenApp
4 27 (11.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 21 (9.13%) Hyper-V
6 17 (7.39%) vSphere
6 17 (7.39%) BitLocker
7 16 (6.96%) Terminal Services
8 15 (6.52%) Xen
9 12 (5.22%) XenDesktop
10 8 (3.48%) VMware ESX
10 8 (3.48%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (3.48%) NLBS
10 8 (3.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (2.17%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.74%) VirtualBox
13 3 (1.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 3 (1.30%) ISA Server
13 3 (1.30%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 32 (13.91%) SCCM
2 15 (6.52%) WSUS
3 6 (2.61%) HP SIM
3 6 (2.61%) Puppet
4 4 (1.74%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.74%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.30%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.87%) DameWare
6 2 (0.87%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.43%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.43%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.43%) WMI
Vendors
1 124 (53.91%) Citrix
2 106 (46.09%) VMware
3 91 (39.57%) Microsoft
4 61 (26.52%) Cisco
5 49 (21.30%) HP
6 48 (20.87%) CheckPoint
7 33 (14.35%) F5
8 32 (13.91%) Infoblox
8 32 (13.91%) Imperva
8 32 (13.91%) Blue Coat
9 24 (10.43%) Wyse
10 20 (8.70%) AppSense
11 13 (5.65%) Oracle
12 10 (4.35%) Dell
13 9 (3.91%) Remedy
13 9 (3.91%) McAfee
13 9 (3.91%) SAP
14 8 (3.48%) Symantec
15 7 (3.04%) Apple
16 6 (2.61%) IBM
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