Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 684 743 704
Rank change year-on-year +59 -39 +47
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 194 117 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.36% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 53 92
England median daily rate £378 £220 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.59% -32.31% -5.80%
10th Percentile £128 £123 £198
90th Percentile £550 £515 £597
UK median daily rate £378 £200 £325
% change year-on-year +88.75% -38.46% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 26
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -17.95%
10th Percentile £13.80 £11.71 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.25 £21.27 £24.75
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.36
% change year-on-year - +10.71% -21.26%

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 31,877 32,099 31,709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.45% 33.79% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,282 21,549 20,799
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £284 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 943 911 1,122
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £20.78 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.59% +3.91% +5.10%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +22 68 £473 +111.17% 6
South East +2 39 £375 -16.67% 7
Midlands -20 24 £169 -6.25% 1
North of England 0 23 £301 +72.14% 6
South West -23 22 £375 +124.75% 4
West Midlands -15 19 £171 -13.06% 1
East of England - 18 £475 - 1
North West +3 14 £165 +59.04% 2
Yorkshire -6 8 £390 +108.00% 4
East Midlands -7 4 £160 +10.34%
North East -3 1 - -
Thin Client
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 194 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 138 (71.13%) Windows
3 110 (56.70%) Microsoft
4 80 (41.24%) Windows 10
5 76 (39.18%) Active Directory
6 75 (38.66%) Citrix
7 74 (38.14%) Windows 7
8 70 (36.08%) VMware
9 65 (33.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 65 (33.51%) Windows Server
10 58 (29.90%) SCCM
11 53 (27.32%) ITIL
12 51 (26.29%) Office 365
13 45 (23.20%) Microsoft App-V
14 42 (21.65%) Windows Server 2008
15 39 (20.10%) Hyper-V
15 39 (20.10%) Microsoft Azure
16 37 (19.07%) SQL Server
17 32 (16.49%) Clustering
17 32 (16.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 31 (15.98%) PowerShell
18 31 (15.98%) Wyse
19 30 (15.46%) VMware ESXi
20 29 (14.95%) DevOps
20 29 (14.95%) Java
21 28 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
21 28 (14.43%) Jenkins
21 28 (14.43%) XenApp
22 27 (13.92%) XenDesktop
22 27 (13.92%) Security Cleared

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 (11.34%) Skype for Business
2 19 (9.79%) SharePoint
3 16 (8.25%) MS Exchange
4 9 (4.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (4.12%) IIS
6 7 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (3.09%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (2.58%) IBM Notes
9 4 (2.06%) JBoss
9 4 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (2.06%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.55%) Apache
10 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.55%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 22 (11.34%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (10.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 51 (26.29%) Office 365
2 39 (20.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (9.28%) OpenShift
4 16 (8.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (4.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (4.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (4.12%) Yammer
8 7 (3.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (3.61%) Datadog
9 1 (0.52%) IaaS
9 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.89%) SAN
2 24 (12.37%) DNS
3 21 (10.82%) Firewall
3 21 (10.82%) Skype
4 20 (10.31%) DHCP
5 19 (9.79%) NetScaler
6 18 (9.28%) LAN
6 18 (9.28%) WAN
7 14 (7.22%) Internet
8 11 (5.67%) VLAN
9 9 (4.64%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (4.64%) iSCSI
9 9 (4.64%) MPLS
10 8 (4.12%) IP Telephony
11 7 (3.61%) Network Security
11 7 (3.61%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (2.06%) VoIP
12 4 (2.06%) VPN
13 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
13 2 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.07%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.79%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.06%) MS Access
4 3 (1.55%) MySQL
5 1 (0.52%) DTS
5 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (14.43%) Jenkins
2 18 (9.28%) Git (software)
3 14 (7.22%) JIRA
4 9 (4.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (4.64%) Travis CI
4 9 (4.64%) Vagrant
5 8 (4.12%) JMeter
6 4 (2.06%) Selenium
7 2 (1.03%) Ant
8 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.52%) Gatling
8 1 (0.52%) IBM UrbanCode
8 1 (0.52%) NeoLoad
8 1 (0.52%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (10.31%) Finance
2 10 (5.15%) Law
3 5 (2.58%) Retail
4 2 (1.03%) Advertising
4 2 (1.03%) Marketing
4 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.52%) Legal
5 1 (0.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (16.49%) Analyst
2 31 (15.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (11.86%) Developer
4 21 (10.82%) Angular Developer
4 21 (10.82%) Service Analyst
4 21 (10.82%) Service Desk Analyst
5 18 (9.28%) Full Stack Developer
6 16 (8.25%) Desktop Support
6 16 (8.25%) Node.js Developer
7 13 (6.70%) Consultant
7 13 (6.70%) Desktop Engineer
8 12 (6.19%) Architect
9 11 (5.67%) Support Engineer
10 10 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (5.15%) Citrix Consultant
10 10 (5.15%) IT Engineer
10 10 (5.15%) Project Manager
11 9 (4.64%) Infrastructure Manager
11 9 (4.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 8 (4.12%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.92%) JSP
2 25 (12.89%) jQuery
3 24 (12.37%) CSS
3 24 (12.37%) HTML
4 23 (11.86%) AngularJS
4 23 (11.86%) Node.js
4 23 (11.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 18 (9.28%) CSS3
5 18 (9.28%) D3.js
5 18 (9.28%) Electron Framework
5 18 (9.28%) HTML5
5 18 (9.28%) JSON
5 18 (9.28%) JSTL
5 18 (9.28%) REST
5 18 (9.28%) SOAP
5 18 (9.28%) Vue.js
6 7 (3.61%) .NET
6 7 (3.61%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (2.06%) Struts
8 3 (1.55%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 194 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 32 (16.49%) Clustering
3 26 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (12.37%) Data Centre
5 10 (5.15%) PKI
6 9 (4.64%) Blackberry
7 8 (4.12%) User Experience
8 7 (3.61%) iPhone
8 7 (3.61%) Smartcard
8 7 (3.61%) Video\Live Streaming
9 6 (3.09%) iPad
9 6 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (2.58%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.55%) CESG
11 3 (1.55%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.03%) HP StoreVirtual
13 1 (0.52%) FlexPod
13 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 138 (71.13%) Windows
2 80 (41.24%) Windows 10
3 74 (38.14%) Windows 7
4 65 (33.51%) Windows Server
5 42 (21.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (12.37%) Linux
7 14 (7.22%) Windows XP
8 9 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (4.64%) Unix
8 9 (4.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (4.12%) Android
9 8 (4.12%) CentOS
9 8 (4.12%) Ubuntu
10 7 (3.61%) Windows 8
11 6 (3.09%) Windows Phone
11 6 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.03%) Solaris
13 1 (0.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (27.32%) ITIL
2 32 (16.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 29 (14.95%) DevOps
4 28 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (11.86%) Migration
6 22 (11.34%) Configuration Management
6 22 (11.34%) Scrum
7 19 (9.79%) Service Delivery
8 18 (9.28%) Continuous Deployment
8 18 (9.28%) Multithreading
8 18 (9.28%) Use Case
8 18 (9.28%) User Stories
9 17 (8.76%) Service Management
10 15 (7.73%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (7.22%) Application Packaging
11 14 (7.22%) Application Virtualisation
12 13 (6.70%) Mobile Device Management
13 11 (5.67%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (5.67%) Integration Testing
14 10 (5.15%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.98%) PowerShell
2 29 (14.95%) Java
3 19 (9.79%) JavaScript
4 18 (9.28%) TypeScript
5 15 (7.73%) SQL
6 10 (5.15%) VBScript
7 8 (4.12%) VB
8 7 (3.61%) Bash Shell
8 7 (3.61%) Python
8 7 (3.61%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.03%) C
10 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (13.92%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.31%) Degree
3 18 (9.28%) Numerate Degree
4 17 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (7.73%) MCSE
6 13 (6.70%) SC Cleared
7 10 (5.15%) CCA
7 10 (5.15%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (3.61%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (3.09%) CCNA
9 6 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (3.09%) DV Cleared
9 6 (3.09%) MCP
10 5 (2.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (2.06%) A+ Certification
11 4 (2.06%) MCITP
11 4 (2.06%) MCSA
12 3 (1.55%) ECDL
12 3 (1.55%) MCTS
12 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.64%) SLA
2 4 (2.06%) Government Security Classifications
3 3 (1.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 76 (39.18%) Active Directory
2 65 (33.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (23.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 39 (20.10%) Hyper-V
5 30 (15.46%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (14.43%) XenApp
7 27 (13.92%) XenDesktop
8 14 (7.22%) Virtual Desktop
9 12 (6.19%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (4.64%) XenServer
11 8 (4.12%) DFS Replication
12 7 (3.61%) Terminal Server
12 7 (3.61%) VirtualBox
12 7 (3.61%) VMware NSX
12 7 (3.61%) vSphere
13 6 (3.09%) Terminal Services
13 6 (3.09%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (1.55%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 58 (29.90%) SCCM
2 27 (13.92%) Ansible
3 22 (11.34%) WSUS
4 16 (8.25%) Puppet
5 14 (7.22%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (6.19%) Microsoft Intune
7 10 (5.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 9 (4.64%) Packer
8 9 (4.64%) Terraform
9 8 (4.12%) NetBackup
10 7 (3.61%) systemd
11 6 (3.09%) AirWatch
11 6 (3.09%) SafeCom
11 6 (3.09%) vCenter Server
12 5 (2.58%) vMotion
12 5 (2.58%) vRealize
13 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Clustering
14 3 (1.55%) Netcool
14 3 (1.55%) Unicenter
14 3 (1.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 110 (56.70%) Microsoft
2 75 (38.66%) Citrix
3 70 (36.08%) VMware
4 31 (15.98%) Wyse
5 25 (12.89%) Cisco
6 18 (9.28%) Dell
7 16 (8.25%) HP
8 14 (7.22%) Splunk
9 9 (4.64%) Google
9 9 (4.64%) Ivanti
9 9 (4.64%) MKS
9 9 (4.64%) Palo Alto
10 8 (4.12%) CA
10 8 (4.12%) McAfee
11 7 (3.61%) New Relic
11 7 (3.61%) Symantec
12 6 (3.09%) IPFX
12 6 (3.09%) Sony
13 5 (2.58%) Clearswift
13 5 (2.58%) Lotus