Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 671 686 679
Rank change year-on-year +15 -7 -8
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 143 172 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.56% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 109 81
England median daily rate £400 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -1.54%
10th Percentile £150 £130 £123
90th Percentile £550 £521 £538
UK median daily rate £395 £250 £325
% change year-on-year +58.00% -23.08% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 6
England median hourly rate £17.75 £14.15 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.49% -19.17% -2.78%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.65 £14.64
90th Percentile £22.23 £22.35 £23.75
UK median hourly rate £17.75 £14.15 £12.07
% change year-on-year +25.49% +17.19% -32.94%

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 28,018 30,970 27,782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.43% 33.38% 33.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,415 20,481 18,105
England median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £293 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 906 964 968
England median hourly rate £20.96 £22.00 £19.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.75% +10.29% -5.01%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.65 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.46 £51.10 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £21.85 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.16% +9.23% -4.76%

Thin Client
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Thin Client in England

Thin Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Thin Client in England

Thin Client
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Thin Client in England over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Thin Client in England

Thin Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Thin Client in England

Thin Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Thin Client in England over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Contractor 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 25 May 2019. 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 +60 59 £475 +7.34% 1
South East -5 37 £375 - 2
South West -13 30 £438 +34.62%
North of England +6 7 £425 +100.00% 3
East of England 0 6 £400 +207.69%
Yorkshire +12 4 £469 +167.86% 3
West Midlands -11 4 £275 +32.53% 1
Midlands -14 4 £275 +60.58% 1
North West +15 3 £325 +5.69%
Thin Client
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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.

1 143 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 91 (63.64%) Windows
3 77 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 68 (47.55%) Active Directory
5 67 (46.85%) Citrix
6 58 (40.56%) VMware
7 55 (38.46%) Windows 10
8 52 (36.36%) Windows Server
9 50 (34.97%) VMware Infrastructure
10 49 (34.27%) Office 365
11 43 (30.07%) SCCM
12 42 (29.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 39 (27.27%) ITIL
14 38 (26.57%) Windows Server 2008
15 36 (25.17%) VMware ESXi
16 35 (24.48%) DHCP
16 35 (24.48%) DNS
17 34 (23.78%) PowerShell
18 33 (23.08%) XenDesktop
19 31 (21.68%) XenApp
20 28 (19.58%) Microsoft App-V
20 28 (19.58%) Windows 7
21 27 (18.88%) Microsoft Azure
21 27 (18.88%) Clustering
22 26 (18.18%) Application Packaging
23 25 (17.48%) Microsoft Office
23 25 (17.48%) DevOps
24 24 (16.78%) Skype
25 22 (15.38%) Skype for Business
25 22 (15.38%) NetScaler

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 22 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 13 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.29%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.10%) IIS
6 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.70%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (17.48%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (10.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.80%) Shockwave
4 1 (0.70%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 49 (34.27%) Office 365
2 27 (18.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (9.79%) OpenShift
4 12 (8.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (5.59%) Yammer
6 3 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.70%) IaaS
7 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (24.48%) DHCP
1 35 (24.48%) DNS
2 24 (16.78%) Skype
3 22 (15.38%) NetScaler
4 20 (13.99%) SAN
5 19 (13.29%) Firewall
5 19 (13.29%) VLAN
6 13 (9.09%) VPN
7 10 (6.99%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (6.99%) iSCSI
8 9 (6.29%) LAN
8 9 (6.29%) VoIP
8 9 (6.29%) WAN
9 5 (3.50%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (3.50%) Wireless
10 3 (2.10%) Internet
10 3 (2.10%) IP Telephony
10 3 (2.10%) PBX
10 3 (2.10%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (10.49%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.79%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.90%) JIRA
4 2 (1.40%) AutoIt
4 2 (1.40%) JMeter
4 2 (1.40%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.70%) WinDbg
General
1 17 (11.89%) Finance
2 7 (4.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.40%) Local Government
4 1 (0.70%) Banking
4 1 (0.70%) Electronics
4 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (27.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (12.59%) Desktop Support
3 17 (11.89%) Developer
4 14 (9.79%) Analyst
4 14 (9.79%) Full Stack Developer
4 14 (9.79%) Node.js Developer
4 14 (9.79%) Support Engineer
5 13 (9.09%) Angular Developer
6 11 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (6.99%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (6.29%) Support Analyst
9 8 (5.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.90%) Administrator
10 7 (4.90%) Designer
10 7 (4.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 6 (4.20%) Desktop Support Technician
11 6 (4.20%) Desktop Technician
11 6 (4.20%) IT Support
11 6 (4.20%) Support Technician
11 6 (4.20%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.89%) Node.js
2 16 (11.19%) jQuery
3 15 (10.49%) AngularJS
3 15 (10.49%) CSS
3 15 (10.49%) CSS3
3 15 (10.49%) HTML
3 15 (10.49%) JSON
4 14 (9.79%) D3.js
4 14 (9.79%) Electron Framework
4 14 (9.79%) HTML5
4 14 (9.79%) JSP
4 14 (9.79%) JSTL
4 14 (9.79%) REST
4 14 (9.79%) SOAP
4 14 (9.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 14 (9.79%) Vue.js
5 4 (2.80%) .NET
5 4 (2.80%) Flash
6 3 (2.10%) WebRTC
7 1 (0.70%) NgRx
Miscellaneous
1 143 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 27 (18.88%) Clustering
3 19 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (9.79%) Data Centre
5 12 (8.39%) Blackberry
5 12 (8.39%) User Experience
6 11 (7.69%) PKI
7 9 (6.29%) Private Cloud
8 8 (5.59%) Management Information System
9 7 (4.90%) Smartcard
9 7 (4.90%) Video\Live Streaming
10 6 (4.20%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (3.50%) iPad
12 4 (2.80%) iPhone
12 4 (2.80%) Smartphone
13 3 (2.10%) BYOD
13 3 (2.10%) Driving Licence
13 3 (2.10%) Reinsurance
14 2 (1.40%) RSA SecurID
15 1 (0.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 91 (63.64%) Windows
2 55 (38.46%) Windows 10
3 52 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 38 (26.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (19.58%) Windows 7
6 14 (9.79%) Linux
6 14 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.90%) Unix
8 6 (4.20%) Android
8 6 (4.20%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.10%) CentOS
9 3 (2.10%) Debian
9 3 (2.10%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.40%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.40%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.40%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (29.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 39 (27.27%) ITIL
3 26 (18.18%) Application Packaging
4 25 (17.48%) DevOps
5 16 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (10.49%) Scrum
7 14 (9.79%) Continuous Deployment
7 14 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (9.79%) Multithreading
7 14 (9.79%) Use Case
7 14 (9.79%) User Stories
8 13 (9.09%) Migration
9 12 (8.39%) Application Virtualisation
9 12 (8.39%) High Availability
10 10 (6.99%) Infrastructure Management
10 10 (6.99%) Software Engineering
11 9 (6.29%) TDD
12 8 (5.59%) Configuration Management
12 8 (5.59%) Service Management
13 7 (4.90%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 34 (23.78%) PowerShell
2 15 (10.49%) Java
2 15 (10.49%) TypeScript
3 10 (6.99%) Bash Shell
3 10 (6.99%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.59%) SQL
5 7 (4.90%) Python
5 7 (4.90%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.20%) VBScript
7 5 (3.50%) VB
8 3 (2.10%) C
9 1 (0.70%) C#
9 1 (0.70%) Perl
9 1 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (9.79%) Degree
1 14 (9.79%) Numerate Degree
2 12 (8.39%) CCA
2 12 (8.39%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (6.29%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.90%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.20%) ECDL
5 6 (4.20%) MCP
6 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.50%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.80%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.10%) MCSA
9 2 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.40%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.40%) NVQ Level 3
9 2 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.70%) CCAA
10 1 (0.70%) CCNA
10 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.19%) SLA
2 4 (2.80%) Government Security Classifications
3 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.70%) COBIT
4 1 (0.70%) GDPR
4 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (47.55%) Active Directory
2 50 (34.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (25.17%) VMware ESXi
4 33 (23.08%) XenDesktop
5 31 (21.68%) XenApp
6 28 (19.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 17 (11.89%) Hyper-V
8 14 (9.79%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 14 (9.79%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (5.59%) DFS Replication
10 6 (4.20%) Terminal Services
11 5 (3.50%) vSphere
12 4 (2.80%) Terminal Server
12 4 (2.80%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (1.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.70%) vCloud
14 1 (0.70%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 43 (30.07%) SCCM
2 16 (11.19%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (9.79%) Ansible
4 13 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 7 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (4.90%) Puppet
5 7 (4.90%) systemd
5 7 (4.90%) WSUS
6 4 (2.80%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.40%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (1.40%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.70%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.70%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.70%) SCOM
8 1 (0.70%) Terraform
8 1 (0.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 77 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 67 (46.85%) Citrix
3 58 (40.56%) VMware
4 19 (13.29%) Wyse
5 18 (12.59%) Dell
6 17 (11.89%) Cisco
7 15 (10.49%) HP
7 15 (10.49%) Ivanti
7 15 (10.49%) McAfee
8 7 (4.90%) Splunk
9 6 (4.20%) CA
10 5 (3.50%) Apple
10 5 (3.50%) Avaya
11 4 (2.80%) Adobe
11 4 (2.80%) Altiris
11 4 (2.80%) Remedy
12 2 (1.40%) Forcepoint
12 2 (1.40%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.40%) Google
12 2 (1.40%) NetApp