The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Thin Client
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 123 144
Rank change year-on-year -7 +21  
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 6 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.26% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 0.88% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Median daily rate £346 £350 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.07% +43.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £247 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £388 £279
UK excluding London median daily rate £269 £330 £275
% change year-on-year -18.48% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +14.75% -27.38%  

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 East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 748 797 797
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 32.19% 31.27% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 451 432
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 74 78
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.54 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.06% -40.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £14.46 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

Thin Client
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Thin Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Thin Client in the East of England

Thin Client
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Thin Client in the East of England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Thin Client in the East of England

Thin Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Thin Client in the East of England

Thin Client
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire - 4 £346 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Thin Client
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) XenApp
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (30.00%) SCCM
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (20.00%) F5
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (10.00%) GPG13
6 1 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (10.00%) CyberArk

Thin Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (10.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) NetScreen
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) SAN Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Check Point Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (10.00%) DevOps
1 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Line Management
1 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (10.00%) Project Management
1 1 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (10.00%) Service Management
1 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) VB
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) CCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) AppSense
4 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) CyberArk
4 1 (10.00%) Imperva
4 1 (10.00%) Infoblox
4 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy