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 3 months to 29 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
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 539 533 545
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12  
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 55 89 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.54% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 47 45
England median daily rate £239 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.78% +11.11%  
10th Percentile £123 £193 £169
90th Percentile £418 £497 £491
UK median daily rate £239 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -31.78% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 10
England median hourly rate £20.50 £16.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.38% -18.29%  
10th Percentile £13.51 £11.25 £11.68
90th Percentile £27.25 £20.58 £24.20
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +4.47% -11.84%  

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14539 16404 16473
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.63% 33.28% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13605 15231 14997
England median daily rate £468 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.73% +3.05%  
10th Percentile £275 £260 £250
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £424
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 623 783 769
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.14% +17.56%  
10th Percentile £11.60 £11.27 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £47.39 £45.25
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.17% +21.05%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
London -3 18 £250 -41.17% 5
Midlands +27 17 £125 -72.97% 1
West Midlands +27 9 £113 -75.67%
North of England +35 8 £215 -8.51% 2
East Midlands - 8 £125 - 1
South East +8 7 £247 -35.21% 2
North East +63 6 £200 -8.67%
East of England -9 5 £305 -12.85%
Yorkshire +21 1 £320 - 1
North West +12 1 £325 -14.47% 1
Thin Client
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 119 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 72 (60.50%) Citrix
3 67 (56.30%) Windows
4 64 (53.78%) Active Directory
5 62 (52.10%) Microsoft
6 44 (36.97%) VMware
7 35 (29.41%) Security Cleared
8 33 (27.73%) SCCM
9 30 (25.21%) Microsoft App-V
10 29 (24.37%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (24.37%) Windows 7
11 28 (23.53%) XenDesktop
11 28 (23.53%) XenApp
11 28 (23.53%) Windows Server
11 28 (23.53%) HP
12 26 (21.85%) ITIL
13 23 (19.33%) Microsoft Office
13 23 (19.33%) Cisco
13 23 (19.33%) MS Exchange
14 22 (18.49%) Finance
14 22 (18.49%) DV Cleared
15 21 (17.65%) Migration
15 21 (17.65%) AppSense
16 20 (16.81%) Data Centre
16 20 (16.81%) Windows 10
17 19 (15.97%) PowerShell
17 19 (15.97%) Windows Server 2008
18 18 (15.13%) DNS
19 16 (13.45%) DHCP
19 16 (13.45%) Wyse

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 23 (19.33%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (7.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 6 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (4.20%) Apache
7 5 (4.20%) Live Communications Server
7 5 (4.20%) Skype for Business
8 4 (3.36%) IBM Notes
8 4 (3.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.52%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.68%) Apache Spark
10 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.84%) IIS
11 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 23 (19.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.84%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.08%) Office 365
2 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.13%) DNS
2 16 (13.45%) DHCP
3 14 (11.76%) SAN
4 13 (10.92%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (10.08%) BIG-IP
6 10 (8.40%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (6.72%) VPN
8 6 (5.04%) Network Security
8 6 (5.04%) SSL
9 5 (4.20%) NetScaler
10 4 (3.36%) 3G
10 4 (3.36%) Firewall
10 4 (3.36%) IPsec
10 4 (3.36%) LDAP
10 4 (3.36%) TCP/IP
10 4 (3.36%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.52%) Internet
11 3 (2.52%) NAS
11 3 (2.52%) Wireless
12 2 (1.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.04%) MS Access
3 3 (2.52%) Big Data
4 2 (1.68%) DB2
4 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.84%) Impala
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) MSI
2 4 (3.36%) AdminStudio
3 3 (2.52%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.84%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.84%) JIRA
5 1 (0.84%) Selenium
5 1 (0.84%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.84%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (18.49%) Finance
2 8 (6.72%) Banking
3 4 (3.36%) Retail
4 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.68%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.68%) Local Government
6 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.84%) Law
6 1 (0.84%) Legal
6 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (30.25%) Analyst
2 21 (17.65%) Desktop Support
3 18 (15.13%) Architect
4 11 (9.24%) Desktop Analyst
4 11 (9.24%) Support Analyst
5 10 (8.40%) Enterprise Architect
6 9 (7.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (7.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 8 (6.72%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.88%) Developer
8 7 (5.88%) Technical Architect
8 7 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Administrator
9 6 (5.04%) Citrix Analyst
9 6 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Applications Packager
10 5 (4.20%) Server Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Windows Administrator
10 5 (4.20%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.04%) HTML
2 5 (4.20%) HTML5
2 5 (4.20%) RESTful
3 4 (3.36%) Middleware
3 4 (3.36%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (2.52%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.68%) .NET
5 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.68%) Web Services
6 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.84%) Flash
6 1 (0.84%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.84%) REST
6 1 (0.84%) SAML
6 1 (0.84%) SOAP
6 1 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.84%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 119 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 20 (16.81%) Data Centre
3 13 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.92%) Management Information System
4 12 (10.08%) CMDB
5 10 (8.40%) Blackberry
5 10 (8.40%) Clustering
6 5 (4.20%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (3.36%) AS400
7 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.36%) iSeries
7 4 (3.36%) User Experience
8 2 (1.68%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.84%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.84%) iPad
9 1 (0.84%) NHS
9 1 (0.84%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.84%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 67 (56.30%) Windows
2 29 (24.37%) Windows 7
3 28 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 20 (16.81%) Windows 10
5 19 (15.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (10.92%) Windows XP
8 12 (10.08%) Linux
9 10 (8.40%) Unix
10 9 (7.56%) Windows 8
11 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (4.20%) Apple iOS
12 5 (4.20%) Solaris
13 4 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (2.52%) CentOS
14 3 (2.52%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.84%) Android
15 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.85%) ITIL
2 21 (17.65%) Migration
3 16 (13.45%) DevOps
4 14 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 12 (10.08%) Service Management
6 11 (9.24%) Protective Monitoring
7 10 (8.40%) Incident Management
8 8 (6.72%) Problem Management
9 7 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.04%) Identity Management
10 6 (5.04%) Project Management
11 5 (4.20%) Application Packaging
11 5 (4.20%) High Availability
11 5 (4.20%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.20%) Release Management
11 5 (4.20%) Server Virtualisation
11 5 (4.20%) Task Automation
11 5 (4.20%) Validation
12 4 (3.36%) Security Hardening
12 4 (3.36%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.97%) PowerShell
2 12 (10.08%) SQL
3 8 (6.72%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.04%) VBScript
5 4 (3.36%) Java
5 4 (3.36%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.52%) C
6 3 (2.52%) C#
6 3 (2.52%) Python
7 2 (1.68%) C++
7 2 (1.68%) VB
7 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.84%) Perl
8 1 (0.84%) VB6
Qualifications
1 35 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 22 (18.49%) DV Cleared
3 12 (10.08%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.68%) CCNP
5 2 (1.68%) CCSE
5 2 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.68%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.68%) Degree
5 2 (1.68%) MCP
5 2 (1.68%) MCSE
5 2 (1.68%) RHCE
5 2 (1.68%) RHCSS
5 2 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.84%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.84%) HND
6 1 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.24%) GPG13
2 5 (4.20%) SLA
3 4 (3.36%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.68%) QA
5 1 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 64 (53.78%) Active Directory
2 30 (25.21%) Microsoft App-V
3 29 (24.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (23.53%) XenApp
4 28 (23.53%) XenDesktop
5 8 (6.72%) Hyper-V
5 8 (6.72%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (5.04%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (4.20%) Terminal Services
8 4 (3.36%) BitLocker
8 4 (3.36%) GFS2
8 4 (3.36%) OCFS2
8 4 (3.36%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (3.36%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (2.52%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.68%) XenServer
11 1 (0.84%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (27.73%) SCCM
2 11 (9.24%) AppDNA
3 7 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 7 (5.88%) Netcool
4 6 (5.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (5.04%) Unicenter
5 5 (4.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 4 (3.36%) Ansible
6 4 (3.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (3.36%) SafeCom
6 4 (3.36%) vRealize
6 4 (3.36%) WSUS
7 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (2.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (2.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (2.52%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.68%) SCOM
9 1 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 72 (60.50%) Citrix
2 62 (52.10%) Microsoft
3 44 (36.97%) VMware
4 28 (23.53%) HP
5 23 (19.33%) Cisco
6 21 (17.65%) AppSense
7 16 (13.45%) Wyse
8 13 (10.92%) Oracle
9 12 (10.08%) F5
10 11 (9.24%) Palo Alto
11 10 (8.40%) NetApp
12 7 (5.88%) Remedy
12 7 (5.88%) Symantec
12 7 (5.88%) Veritas
13 6 (5.04%) EMC
13 6 (5.04%) IBM
13 6 (5.04%) McAfee
13 6 (5.04%) Meridio
14 5 (4.20%) CheckPoint
14 5 (4.20%) Dell
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