Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 670 717 695
Rank change year-on-year +47 -22 +8
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 188 114 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.36% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 57 94
England median daily rate £352 £225 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.44% -35.71% +9.38%
10th Percentile £122 £123 £203
90th Percentile £514 £425 £555
UK median daily rate £350 £225 £344
% change year-on-year +55.56% -34.55% +9.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 36
England median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £12.23 £13.51 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.25 £23.23 £19.25
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% -5.88%

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 32,523 31,655 33,883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.52% 34.63% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,594 21,045 22,274
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £281 £264 £254
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 993 961 1,154
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.17 £11.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £46.96
UK median hourly rate £21.18 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.90% - +7.99%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018. 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 +11 56 £336 +40.84% 8
South East +14 36 £375 +45.07% 9
South West -4 28 £425 +154.51% 2
Midlands -10 27 £135 -22.86% 6
North of England -11 24 £189 -5.63% 7
West Midlands -16 22 £135 -22.86% 4
East of England +15 17 £460 +54.62% 3
North West -9 15 £151 +45.78% 2
Yorkshire -8 5 £390 +57.58% 5
North East +2 4 £230 +15.00%
East Midlands -4 4 £160 -12.33% 2
Thin Client
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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.

1 188 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 150 (79.79%) Windows
3 100 (53.19%) Citrix
4 98 (52.13%) Microsoft
5 96 (51.06%) VMware
6 86 (45.74%) Windows 7
7 84 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
8 83 (44.15%) Active Directory
9 76 (40.43%) Windows 10
10 75 (39.89%) Windows Server
11 62 (32.98%) SCCM
12 53 (28.19%) Office 365
13 49 (26.06%) Windows Server 2008
14 48 (25.53%) ITIL
15 45 (23.94%) Microsoft App-V
16 40 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
17 38 (20.21%) VMware ESXi
17 38 (20.21%) DNS
18 37 (19.68%) Wyse
19 36 (19.15%) XenDesktop
19 36 (19.15%) XenApp
20 35 (18.62%) Microsoft Office
21 32 (17.02%) Linux
21 32 (17.02%) Hyper-V
22 31 (16.49%) Firewall
23 29 (15.43%) DHCP
23 29 (15.43%) Skype for Business
24 27 (14.36%) Skype
24 27 (14.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 27 (14.36%) Migration

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 29 (15.43%) Skype for Business
2 22 (11.70%) SharePoint
3 21 (11.17%) MS Exchange
4 10 (5.32%) JBoss
4 10 (5.32%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (4.26%) IIS
7 6 (3.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (2.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.66%) IBM Notes
9 4 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.60%) Apache
10 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.60%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 35 (18.62%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 53 (28.19%) Office 365
2 40 (21.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (9.04%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (7.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (6.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (6.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (4.26%) Yammer
7 4 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (2.13%) Datadog
8 2 (1.06%) IaaS
8 2 (1.06%) SaaS
9 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.53%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 38 (20.21%) DNS
2 31 (16.49%) Firewall
3 29 (15.43%) DHCP
4 27 (14.36%) Skype
5 26 (13.83%) SAN
6 22 (11.70%) LAN
6 22 (11.70%) WAN
7 18 (9.57%) NetScaler
8 12 (6.38%) Network Security
9 10 (5.32%) Internet
9 10 (5.32%) VLAN
10 8 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (4.26%) iSCSI
11 7 (3.72%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (3.72%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (3.72%) Unified Communications
11 7 (3.72%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (3.19%) TCP/IP
12 6 (3.19%) VoIP
12 6 (3.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.60%) MS Access
3 2 (1.06%) MySQL
3 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.53%) Power BI
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (6.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 13 (6.91%) Jenkins
1 13 (6.91%) Travis CI
1 13 (6.91%) Vagrant
2 10 (5.32%) Selenium
3 9 (4.79%) Ant
4 8 (4.26%) JIRA
5 3 (1.60%) JMeter
6 1 (0.53%) NeoLoad
General
1 21 (11.17%) Finance
2 6 (3.19%) Law
2 6 (3.19%) Retail
3 2 (1.06%) Advertising
3 2 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (0.53%) Banking
4 1 (0.53%) Legal
4 1 (0.53%) Local Government
4 1 (0.53%) Military
4 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (15.96%) Analyst
2 27 (14.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (13.83%) Desktop Support
4 19 (10.11%) Service Analyst
5 16 (8.51%) Consultant
5 16 (8.51%) Service Desk Analyst
6 15 (7.98%) Support Engineer
7 14 (7.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (6.91%) Architect
8 13 (6.91%) Citrix Consultant
9 12 (6.38%) Desktop Engineer
9 12 (6.38%) IT Engineer
9 12 (6.38%) IT Support
10 11 (5.85%) Citrix Engineer
11 10 (5.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 10 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (4.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (4.26%) Project Manager
13 7 (3.72%) Administrator
13 7 (3.72%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.91%) JSP
2 10 (5.32%) Struts
3 6 (3.19%) Node.js
4 4 (2.13%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (2.13%) HTML
5 3 (1.60%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.60%) CSS
5 3 (1.60%) jQuery
5 3 (1.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (1.60%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 2 (1.06%) .NET
7 1 (0.53%) Web Services
7 1 (0.53%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 188 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 24 (12.77%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.38%) Clustering
4 9 (4.79%) PKI
5 6 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.19%) Smartcard
5 6 (3.19%) User Experience
5 6 (3.19%) Video\Live Streaming
6 5 (2.66%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.60%) CESG
8 3 (1.60%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (1.60%) NHS
8 3 (1.60%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.06%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.06%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (1.06%) iPad
9 2 (1.06%) iPhone
9 2 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 150 (79.79%) Windows
2 86 (45.74%) Windows 7
3 76 (40.43%) Windows 10
4 75 (39.89%) Windows Server
5 49 (26.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (17.02%) Linux
7 26 (13.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (6.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (6.91%) Windows XP
9 12 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (5.32%) Windows 8
11 7 (3.72%) Unix
12 5 (2.66%) CentOS
12 5 (2.66%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.60%) Android
14 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.06%) Solaris
14 2 (1.06%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.53%) ITIL
2 27 (14.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 27 (14.36%) Migration
3 25 (13.30%) Configuration Management
4 21 (11.17%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (10.64%) Application Virtualisation
6 19 (10.11%) Service Delivery
7 18 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (9.57%) DevOps
8 15 (7.98%) Service Management
9 13 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (6.38%) Integration Testing
10 12 (6.38%) Scrum
11 10 (5.32%) Change Management
12 9 (4.79%) Application Packaging
12 9 (4.79%) Line Management
13 8 (4.26%) High Availability
13 8 (4.26%) Mobile Device Management
13 8 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (4.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.23%) PowerShell
2 16 (8.51%) SQL
3 15 (7.98%) Java
4 12 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.72%) C
6 6 (3.19%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.19%) Python
6 6 (3.19%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.19%) VBScript
7 4 (2.13%) VB
8 1 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (13.83%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 15 (7.98%) MCSE
5 11 (5.85%) CCA
5 11 (5.85%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (5.85%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (4.26%) CCNP
6 8 (4.26%) CCSE
7 6 (3.19%) CCNA
7 6 (3.19%) DV Cleared
7 6 (3.19%) MCP
8 5 (2.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (2.13%) MCITP
9 4 (2.13%) MCSA
10 3 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.60%) Degree
10 3 (1.60%) MCTS
10 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.72%) SLA
2 4 (2.13%) Government Security Classifications
3 3 (1.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 84 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 83 (44.15%) Active Directory
3 45 (23.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 38 (20.21%) VMware ESXi
5 36 (19.15%) XenApp
5 36 (19.15%) XenDesktop
6 32 (17.02%) Hyper-V
7 19 (10.11%) Virtual Desktop
8 15 (7.98%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (5.32%) DFS Replication
10 9 (4.79%) vSphere
10 9 (4.79%) XenServer
11 7 (3.72%) VMware NSX
12 6 (3.19%) Terminal Services
12 6 (3.19%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (2.13%) Terminal Server
13 4 (2.13%) VirtualBox
14 3 (1.60%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 62 (32.98%) SCCM
2 19 (10.11%) Puppet
3 18 (9.57%) WSUS
4 13 (6.91%) Ansible
4 13 (6.91%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (6.91%) Packer
4 13 (6.91%) Terraform
5 9 (4.79%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (4.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 8 (4.26%) NetBackup
6 8 (4.26%) vCenter Server
7 6 (3.19%) SafeCom
7 6 (3.19%) systemd
8 5 (2.66%) vMotion
8 5 (2.66%) vRealize
9 4 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (1.60%) Netcool
10 3 (1.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (1.60%) Unicenter
10 3 (1.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 100 (53.19%) Citrix
2 98 (52.13%) Microsoft
3 96 (51.06%) VMware
4 37 (19.68%) Wyse
5 26 (13.83%) Cisco
6 23 (12.23%) HP
7 19 (10.11%) Dell
8 13 (6.91%) Google
8 13 (6.91%) MKS
9 12 (6.38%) Ivanti
10 10 (5.32%) Splunk
11 9 (4.79%) CheckPoint
12 7 (3.72%) CA
13 5 (2.66%) Blue Coat
13 5 (2.66%) Clearswift
13 5 (2.66%) EMC
13 5 (2.66%) F5
13 5 (2.66%) Infoblox
13 5 (2.66%) Lotus
13 5 (2.66%) McAfee