The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Thin Client
London / City of London
Rank 152 156 169
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13  
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 2 2 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.067% 0.060% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.17% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 19
Median daily rate £425 - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £320 £388
% change year-on-year +1.87% -17.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £16.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -25.72% -59.37%  

Thin Client is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1087 1201 1862
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 36.31% 36.10% 36.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 953 1420
Median daily rate £525 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £319 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £655 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 36
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.79 £12.00 £12.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £35.60 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Thin Client
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Thin Client as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Thin Client in the City of London

Thin Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Thin Client in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Thin Client in the City of London

Thin Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Thin Client in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Thin Client in the City of London

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 6 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (16.67%) AppSense
5 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (16.67%) CCSE
5 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (16.67%) Release Management
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) DNS

Thin Client
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DMVPN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) NetScreen
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
2 1 (16.67%) Check Point Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Support
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (16.67%) Hedge funds
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Application Discovery
3 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Personalization
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) AppSense
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Imperva
3 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Wyse