Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 681 681 673
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 -41
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 171 133 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.47% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 81 110
England median daily rate £340 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.54% -16.13%
10th Percentile £130 £123 £140
90th Percentile £522 £538 £510
UK median daily rate £258 £325 £328
% change year-on-year -20.77% -0.76% -15.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 23
England median hourly rate £14.15 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.17% -2.78% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.65 £14.64 £11.25
90th Percentile £22.35 £23.75 £23.25
UK median hourly rate £14.15 £12.07 £18.00
% change year-on-year +17.19% -32.94% -10.00%

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 31,348 28,561 32,836
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.04% 33.94% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,713 18,640 21,745
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £251
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 989 1,006 1,089
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +16.73%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.55 £50.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.42 £20.50 £21.34
% change year-on-year +9.37% -3.94% +18.56%

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 27 May 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
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 27 May 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
South East +6 59 £375 -14.29% 10
London -44 45 £443 +77.00% 8
Midlands -5 27 £208 -44.67% 3
North of England -11 21 £213 -1.16% 7
West Midlands -13 16 £208 -51.18% 3
North East +8 13 £210 -2.33% 1
South West +3 13 £325 +4.00%
East Midlands +2 11 £125 -61.54%
East of England -2 6 £130 -56.67% 1
North West -10 5 £308 -5.38% 3
Yorkshire -16 3 £175 -32.04% 3
Thin Client
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 171 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 99 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 96 (56.14%) Windows
4 80 (46.78%) Citrix
5 63 (36.84%) VMware
6 61 (35.67%) Active Directory
7 55 (32.16%) VMware Infrastructure
8 52 (30.41%) Windows Server
9 46 (26.90%) SCCM
10 42 (24.56%) DevOps
11 41 (23.98%) ITIL
12 40 (23.39%) Windows 10
13 37 (21.64%) Windows 7
14 36 (21.05%) Java
14 36 (21.05%) SQL Server
15 35 (20.47%) DNS
15 35 (20.47%) Windows Server 2008
16 34 (19.88%) Continuous Integration
17 33 (19.30%) Microsoft Office
17 33 (19.30%) Scrum
18 30 (17.54%) Office 365
19 29 (16.96%) XenApp
20 28 (16.37%) Clustering
21 26 (15.20%) Use Case
21 26 (15.20%) Windows Server 2003
21 26 (15.20%) DHCP
21 26 (15.20%) Security Cleared
21 26 (15.20%) Ansible
22 25 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
22 25 (14.62%) XenDesktop

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 18 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 15 (8.77%) Skype for Business
3 13 (7.60%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.68%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.51%) IIS
6 6 (3.51%) JBoss
7 5 (2.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.34%) IBM Notes
8 4 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.34%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.17%) Mule
10 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (19.30%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.58%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 30 (17.54%) Office 365
2 19 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (10.53%) OpenShift
4 11 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (6.43%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (4.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (4.09%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (3.51%) Yammer
8 4 (2.34%) IaaS
9 3 (1.75%) SaaS
10 1 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.58%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 35 (20.47%) DNS
2 26 (15.20%) DHCP
3 20 (11.70%) Firewall
4 15 (8.77%) SAN
4 15 (8.77%) Skype
5 14 (8.19%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (7.02%) 3G
6 12 (7.02%) Remote Desktop
6 12 (7.02%) VPN
7 9 (5.26%) LAN
7 9 (5.26%) NetScaler
7 9 (5.26%) WAN
8 8 (4.68%) TCP/IP
9 7 (4.09%) iSCSI
9 7 (4.09%) Unified Communications
10 6 (3.51%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (3.51%) VLAN
11 5 (2.92%) BIG-IP
11 5 (2.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.87%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.09%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.34%) Big Data
8 3 (1.75%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.17%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.17%) DTS
9 2 (1.17%) HBase
9 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.58%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.58%) MySQL
10 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.58%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 25 (14.62%) Jenkins
2 24 (14.04%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (5.85%) Visual Studio
4 9 (5.26%) MSBuild
4 9 (5.26%) NUnit
5 7 (4.09%) Selenium
5 7 (4.09%) SpecFlow
6 6 (3.51%) Ant
6 6 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (3.51%) Travis CI
6 6 (3.51%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.75%) JIRA
8 2 (1.17%) Cobertura
8 2 (1.17%) JUnit
8 2 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 22 (12.87%) Finance
2 10 (5.85%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.17%) Publishing
3 2 (1.17%) Retail
4 1 (0.58%) Banking
4 1 (0.58%) Local Government
4 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (21.05%) Analyst
2 29 (16.96%) Developer
3 24 (14.04%) 2nd Line Support
4 21 (12.28%) Desktop Support
5 18 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 15 (8.77%) Full Stack Developer
7 13 (7.60%) Service Analyst
8 11 (6.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (5.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 10 (5.85%) IT Engineer
9 10 (5.85%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (4.68%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.68%) Citrix Analyst
11 7 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (4.09%) Business Test Analyst
11 7 (4.09%) WPF Developer
12 6 (3.51%) C# WPF Developer
12 6 (3.51%) Deployment Engineer
12 6 (3.51%) Desktop Engineer
12 6 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.04%) JSP
2 22 (12.87%) JSON
3 20 (11.70%) Node.js
3 20 (11.70%) SOAP
4 18 (10.53%) jQuery
4 18 (10.53%) JSTL
4 18 (10.53%) Vue (Vue.js)
5 16 (9.36%) AngularJS
5 16 (9.36%) CSS
5 16 (9.36%) CSS3
5 16 (9.36%) D3.js
5 16 (9.36%) HTML
5 16 (9.36%) HTML5
5 16 (9.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (8.77%) Electron Framework
7 13 (7.60%) REST
8 9 (5.26%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 9 (5.26%) Unity DI Container
8 9 (5.26%) WPF
9 8 (4.68%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 171 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 28 (16.37%) Clustering
3 25 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.02%) Data Centre
5 10 (5.85%) PKI
6 6 (3.51%) iPhone
7 5 (2.92%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.92%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.92%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.34%) Derivative
8 4 (2.34%) NHS
8 4 (2.34%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.75%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.75%) User Experience
10 2 (1.17%) Equities
10 2 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.17%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.17%) Smartcard
10 2 (1.17%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 96 (56.14%) Windows
2 52 (30.41%) Windows Server
3 40 (23.39%) Windows 10
4 37 (21.64%) Windows 7
5 35 (20.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (15.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (9.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (9.36%) Windows 8
9 15 (8.77%) Android
10 13 (7.60%) Linux
11 10 (5.85%) Apple iOS
12 8 (4.68%) Windows XP
13 6 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (24.56%) DevOps
2 41 (23.98%) ITIL
3 34 (19.88%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (19.30%) Scrum
5 26 (15.20%) Use Case
6 24 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (14.04%) User Stories
7 20 (11.70%) Multithreading
8 19 (11.11%) Migration
9 18 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment
10 17 (9.94%) Software Delivery
11 16 (9.36%) Business Analysis
12 15 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (8.19%) Project Management
14 13 (7.60%) Service Delivery
14 13 (7.60%) Service Management
14 13 (7.60%) Unit Testing
15 12 (7.02%) Linear Programming
15 12 (7.02%) PRINCE2
15 12 (7.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 36 (21.05%) Java
2 18 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 16 (9.36%) TypeScript
4 9 (5.26%) C#
4 9 (5.26%) XAML
5 5 (2.92%) C
5 5 (2.92%) SQL
5 5 (2.92%) VBScript
6 3 (1.75%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.17%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.17%) Python
7 2 (1.17%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.17%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.17%) VB
7 2 (1.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (15.20%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.70%) SC Cleared
3 19 (11.11%) Degree
4 13 (7.60%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (4.09%) CCA
6 7 (4.09%) CCNP
6 7 (4.09%) CCSE
6 7 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (4.09%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (2.92%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.75%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.75%) MCP
9 3 (1.75%) MCSE
10 2 (1.17%) CCNA
10 2 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.17%) MCITP
10 2 (1.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.51%) SLA
2 5 (2.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.58%) PMO
System Software
1 61 (35.67%) Active Directory
2 55 (32.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (16.96%) XenApp
4 25 (14.62%) XenDesktop
5 23 (13.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 22 (12.87%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (7.60%) Hyper-V
8 8 (4.68%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (4.68%) XenServer
9 7 (4.09%) DFS Replication
10 6 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (2.34%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.75%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (1.75%) vSphere
13 2 (1.17%) BitLocker
13 2 (1.17%) Docker
14 1 (0.58%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.58%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 46 (26.90%) SCCM
2 26 (15.20%) Ansible
3 11 (6.43%) Puppet
4 9 (5.26%) vCenter Server
5 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (4.68%) Packer
5 8 (4.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (4.09%) BladeLogic
6 7 (4.09%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (3.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 6 (3.51%) Terraform
8 3 (1.75%) WSUS
9 2 (1.17%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (1.17%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.17%) SafeCom
9 2 (1.17%) systemd
10 1 (0.58%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.58%) OfficeScan
10 1 (0.58%) SCSM
10 1 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 99 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 80 (46.78%) Citrix
3 63 (36.84%) VMware
4 19 (11.11%) Cisco
5 15 (8.77%) HP
6 13 (7.60%) Ivanti
7 11 (6.43%) Wyse
8 10 (5.85%) Oracle
8 10 (5.85%) ThinPrint
9 9 (5.26%) Dell
10 8 (4.68%) CheckPoint
11 7 (4.09%) Google
12 6 (3.51%) EMC
12 6 (3.51%) MKS
13 5 (2.92%) Apple
13 5 (2.92%) Blue Coat
13 5 (2.92%) Imperva
13 5 (2.92%) Infoblox
13 5 (2.92%) NetApp
13 5 (2.92%) SolarWinds