Period
to 13 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Thin Client over the 6 months to 13 August 2020 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
UK > England
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 471 713 683
Rank change year-on-year +242 -30 +31
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 41 104 186
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.39% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 62 117
Median daily rate £375 £368 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.09% +31.53%
10th Percentile £128 £131 £128
90th Percentile £518 £524 £514
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +23.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 20
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.69 £15.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.15% -2.86% -11.04%
10th Percentile £12.43 £12.57 £12.13
90th Percentile £31.25 £21.73 £28.25
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £14.69 £15.12
% change year-on-year +36.15% -2.86% -11.04%

Thin Client is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 10,364 26,383 30,703
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.10% 31.88% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,584 16,986 19,977
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £280 £275
90th Percentile £725 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 945 961
Median hourly rate £34.95 £21.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.55% - +9.11%
10th Percentile £12.81 £11.71 £12.23
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £51.00
Median hourly rate £31.95 £21.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year +52.14% -1.52% +6.63%

Thin Client
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Thin Client as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Thin Client in England

Thin Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Thin Client in England.

Daily rate trend for Thin Client in England

Thin Client
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Thin Client in England over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Thin Client in England

Thin Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Thin Client in England.

Hourly rate trend for Thin Client in England

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Thin Client in England over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Thin Client in England

Thin Client
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 13 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +190 17 £400 +100.00% 3
South West +87 8 £375 -16.67% 3
South East +148 7 £375 +2.04% 1
North of England +126 3 £225 -56.10% 2
Midlands +92 3 - -
East of England +79 3 £260 -
West Midlands +71 3 - -
Yorkshire +77 1 - -
North East - 1 £225 -
North West - 1 - - 2
Thin Client
UK

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Thin Client also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 41 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 31 (75.61%) Windows
3 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
4 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
4 16 (39.02%) Windows 10
5 15 (36.59%) VMware
6 14 (34.15%) SCCM
7 13 (31.71%) Citrix
8 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2016
9 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
10 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (21.95%) Finance
10 9 (21.95%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
10 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
11 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (19.51%) Office 365
11 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (17.07%) SQL
12 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
13 6 (14.63%) Azure
13 6 (14.63%) Migration
13 6 (14.63%) Wyse
13 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (14.63%) SLA
14 5 (12.20%) ITIL
14 5 (12.20%) DNS
14 5 (12.20%) SQL Server

Thin Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (7.32%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Office 365
2 6 (14.63%) Azure
3 5 (12.20%) IaaS
4 1 (2.44%) AWS
4 1 (2.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) DNS
2 4 (9.76%) DHCP
2 4 (9.76%) Firewall
2 4 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (7.32%) SAN
3 3 (7.32%) Skype
4 2 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.44%) VPN
5 1 (2.44%) VSAN
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2019
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.88%) Local Government
4 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Applications Packager
4 4 (9.76%) Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Leader
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Support
5 3 (7.32%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Azure Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.20%) PKI
3 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.32%) User Experience
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) NHS
5 1 (2.44%) Reinsurance
5 1 (2.44%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 31 (75.61%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) Windows 10
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2016
4 10 (24.39%) Windows Server
5 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
6 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (12.20%) Linux
9 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (2.44%) Android
10 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.44%) CentOS
10 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (14.63%) Migration
3 5 (12.20%) ITIL
4 4 (9.76%) Application Virtualisation
4 4 (9.76%) Change Control
4 4 (9.76%) Dashboard Development
4 4 (9.76%) Identity Management
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (9.76%) Operations Management
5 3 (7.32%) Presales
5 3 (7.32%) Release Management
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.88%) Application Packaging
6 2 (4.88%) Commercial Awareness
6 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Service Management
6 2 (4.88%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.44%) C++
3 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.44%) VB
3 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) MCSE
4 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) MCSA
6 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.44%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (12.20%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (12.20%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.32%) vSphere
5 3 (7.32%) XenApp
5 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.88%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.44%) BitLocker
7 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.44%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) SCCM
2 5 (12.20%) SCOM
3 2 (4.88%) vCenter Server
3 2 (4.88%) vRealize
4 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.44%) Perfmon
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 15 (36.59%) VMware
3 13 (31.71%) Citrix
4 6 (14.63%) Wyse
5 4 (9.76%) Dell
5 4 (9.76%) Meraki
5 4 (9.76%) NetApp
6 3 (7.32%) Ivanti
6 3 (7.32%) Juniper
6 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.88%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco
7 2 (4.88%) EqualLogic
7 2 (4.88%) HP
8 1 (2.44%) Gemalto
8 1 (2.44%) Polycom
8 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.44%) Samsung
8 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.44%) Twitter