Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 752 716 727
Rank change year-on-year -36 +11 -135
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 105 157 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.48% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 90 80
England median daily rate £200 £336 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.52% -2.89% +15.42%
10th Percentile £114 £209 £172
90th Percentile £433 £561 £507
UK median daily rate £193 £335 £338
% change year-on-year -42.54% -0.74% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 29
England median hourly rate £18.00 £16.08 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.98% -10.69% +7.46%
10th Percentile £13.51 £11.25 £11.20
90th Percentile £23.23 £23.45 £23.35
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +9.09%

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 32178 32472 34094
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.93% 33.20% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21574 21411 22058
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 931 1115 1344
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.43
UK median hourly rate £20.97 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.28% +5.13% +8.33%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -41 34 £274 -33.64% 7
Midlands +42 28 £175 -56.52% 1
West Midlands +44 19 £175 -53.33%
South East -2 16 £259 -20.46% 2
South West -6 14 £167 -47.82%
North of England +40 10 £188 -42.31% 1
East Midlands -1 9 £165 -78.00% 1
North West +11 6 £104 -80.24%
North East +50 2 £200 -8.05%
East of England -33 2 £305 -12.86% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £188 - 1
Thin Client
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 64 (60.95%) Microsoft
3 62 (59.05%) Windows
4 60 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 53 (50.48%) Citrix
6 47 (44.76%) VMware
7 35 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 33 (31.43%) MS Exchange
8 33 (31.43%) SCCM
9 28 (26.67%) Windows Server
10 26 (24.76%) Microsoft App-V
11 24 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
11 24 (22.86%) Finance
12 22 (20.95%) Migration
13 21 (20.00%) Cisco
13 21 (20.00%) Security Cleared
14 20 (19.05%) Windows 7
15 19 (18.10%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (16.19%) NetApp
16 17 (16.19%) Terminal Services
16 17 (16.19%) Exchange Server 2010
16 17 (16.19%) XenApp
16 17 (16.19%) XenDesktop
17 16 (15.24%) PowerShell
17 16 (15.24%) Windows 10
18 15 (14.29%) Banking
18 15 (14.29%) SAN
18 15 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 14 (13.33%) VMware Workstation
19 14 (13.33%) 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 33 (31.43%) MS Exchange
2 17 (16.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.76%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.90%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.95%) IIS
9 1 (0.95%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 14 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.33%) Office 365
2 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.86%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.90%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.29%) SAN
2 11 (10.48%) DNS
2 11 (10.48%) Remote Desktop
3 10 (9.52%) DHCP
4 9 (8.57%) LAN
4 9 (8.57%) WAN
5 7 (6.67%) NetScaler
5 7 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.71%) VPN
7 4 (3.81%) Internet
7 4 (3.81%) Skype
7 4 (3.81%) SSL
7 4 (3.81%) VLAN
7 4 (3.81%) VoIP
7 4 (3.81%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.86%) NAS
9 2 (1.90%) 3G
9 2 (1.90%) Firewall
10 1 (0.95%) Softphone
10 1 (0.95%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.95%) MS Access
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.95%) MSBuild
General
1 24 (22.86%) Finance
2 15 (14.29%) Banking
3 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.86%) Local Government
4 3 (2.86%) Publishing
5 2 (1.90%) Electronics
5 2 (1.90%) Law
5 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.90%) Marketing
6 1 (0.95%) Front Office
6 1 (0.95%) Legal
6 1 (0.95%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (18.10%) Analyst
2 18 (17.14%) Desktop Support
3 12 (11.43%) Support Engineer
4 9 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (8.57%) Administrator
4 9 (8.57%) Server Engineer
4 9 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (8.57%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (7.62%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) Banking Analyst
6 7 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.67%) Server Administrator
6 7 (6.67%) Server Analyst
6 7 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
6 7 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.71%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.90%) AngularJS
1 2 (1.90%) CSS
1 2 (1.90%) CSS3
1 2 (1.90%) D3.js
1 2 (1.90%) Electron Framework
1 2 (1.90%) Hibernate
1 2 (1.90%) HTML
1 2 (1.90%) HTML5
1 2 (1.90%) HTML5 Canvas
1 2 (1.90%) JDBC
1 2 (1.90%) JPA
1 2 (1.90%) jQuery
1 2 (1.90%) JSON
1 2 (1.90%) JSP
1 2 (1.90%) JSTL
1 2 (1.90%) Node.js
1 2 (1.90%) SOAP
1 2 (1.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (1.90%) WebGL
2 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 105 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 35 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 13 (12.38%) Blackberry
4 8 (7.62%) Cyber Defence
4 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.81%) PKI
7 3 (2.86%) Clustering
7 3 (2.86%) CMDB
7 3 (2.86%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.90%) AS400
8 2 (1.90%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.90%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.90%) iSeries
9 1 (0.95%) BYOD
9 1 (0.95%) CESG
9 1 (0.95%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (59.05%) Windows
2 28 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 20 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 19 (18.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (15.24%) Windows 10
6 14 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.71%) Windows 8
7 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.71%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.86%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.86%) Linux
8 3 (2.86%) Unix
9 2 (1.90%) Android
10 1 (0.95%) Solaris
10 1 (0.95%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.95%) Migration
2 14 (13.33%) ITIL
3 13 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (11.43%) Project Management
5 10 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 10 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
5 10 (9.52%) Scrum
5 10 (9.52%) Software Deployment
6 8 (7.62%) Creative Thinking
7 7 (6.67%) Asset Management
7 7 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.67%) Task Automation
8 6 (5.71%) Integration Testing
8 6 (5.71%) Line Management
8 6 (5.71%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.71%) Service Management
8 6 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.76%) Application Packaging
9 5 (4.76%) DevOps
9 5 (4.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.24%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.67%) SQL
3 2 (1.90%) C
3 2 (1.90%) Java
3 2 (1.90%) VBScript
4 1 (0.95%) C#
4 1 (0.95%) Perl
4 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.48%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.81%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.86%) CCEA
7 2 (1.90%) Degree
7 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.90%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.95%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.95%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.95%) ECDL
8 1 (0.95%) MCITP
8 1 (0.95%) MCSA
8 1 (0.95%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (0.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.95%) PMO
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 60 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 26 (24.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 24 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (16.19%) Terminal Services
4 17 (16.19%) XenApp
4 17 (16.19%) XenDesktop
5 14 (13.33%) VMware Workstation
6 11 (10.48%) Hyper-V
7 7 (6.67%) VMware Server
8 6 (5.71%) DFS Replication
9 5 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.90%) vSphere
12 1 (0.95%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 33 (31.43%) SCCM
2 10 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (9.52%) SafeCom
2 10 (9.52%) WSUS
3 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (4.76%) SCOM
5 4 (3.81%) SCSM
5 4 (3.81%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.86%) AppDNA
6 3 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.90%) Netcool
7 2 (1.90%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.95%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.95%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.95%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.95%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.95%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 64 (60.95%) Microsoft
2 53 (50.48%) Citrix
3 47 (44.76%) VMware
4 21 (20.00%) Cisco
5 17 (16.19%) NetApp
6 14 (13.33%) Wyse
7 13 (12.38%) HP
8 11 (10.48%) McAfee
8 11 (10.48%) Symantec
9 10 (9.52%) IBM
10 8 (7.62%) AppSense
10 8 (7.62%) Hortonworks
11 5 (4.76%) Meraki
11 5 (4.76%) Oracle
11 5 (4.76%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.86%) arcserve
12 3 (2.86%) Intel
12 3 (2.86%) ThinPrint
13 2 (1.90%) Dell
13 2 (1.90%) Lotus