Period
to 19 November 2019

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 November 2019 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 648 684 756
Rank change year-on-year +36 +72 -30
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 113 183 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.59% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 111 46
England median daily rate £375 £365 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +82.50% -41.82%
10th Percentile £143 £125 £116
90th Percentile £600 £514 £431
UK median daily rate £364 £365 £200
% change year-on-year -0.34% +82.50% -40.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 16
England median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% +11.98%
10th Percentile £10.90 £12.50 £13.51
90th Percentile £23.85 £28.25 £23.23
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 24,041 30,842 31,038
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.44% 32.66% 33.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,442 20,420 20,610
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
UK median daily rate £470 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 948 954 919
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.85 £12.23 £11.17
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.63 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 November 2019.

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 November 2019.

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 November 2019. 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 +55 48 £369 -1.67% 9
London +42 26 £175 -50.00% 9
East of England +37 22 £625 +35.87% 4
South West -16 11 £393 +0.64% 8
Midlands +29 4 £320 +116.95% 2
North of England +16 4 £315 +66.89% 9
West Midlands +19 3 £320 +137.04%
North East +19 2 - -
North West -6 2 £315 +90.91% 4
East Midlands +21 1 - - 2
Thin Client
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 76 (67.26%) Windows
3 68 (60.18%) Active Directory
4 50 (44.25%) Microsoft
5 40 (35.40%) Citrix
6 38 (33.63%) VMware
7 36 (31.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 33 (29.20%) Windows Server
9 32 (28.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (24.78%) Windows 10
11 27 (23.89%) DNS
12 25 (22.12%) XenApp
12 25 (22.12%) Security Cleared
13 24 (21.24%) Office 365
13 24 (21.24%) SCCM
13 24 (21.24%) DHCP
13 24 (21.24%) Firewall
14 23 (20.35%) Migration
14 23 (20.35%) Windows 7
15 22 (19.47%) XenDesktop
15 22 (19.47%) Windows Server 2008
16 21 (18.58%) VMware ESXi
17 19 (16.81%) PowerShell
18 18 (15.93%) DV Cleared
19 16 (14.16%) Skype
19 16 (14.16%) Skype for Business
19 16 (14.16%) DFS Replication
19 16 (14.16%) ITIL
19 16 (14.16%) CCA
19 16 (14.16%) Citrix Certification

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 16 (14.16%) Skype for Business
2 13 (11.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.65%) IIS
4 2 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.77%) Documentum
4 2 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.77%) nginx
4 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (13.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.88%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 24 (21.24%) Office 365
2 9 (7.96%) Yammer
3 7 (6.19%) Azure
4 2 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.77%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.88%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (23.89%) DNS
2 24 (21.24%) DHCP
2 24 (21.24%) Firewall
3 16 (14.16%) Skype
4 14 (12.39%) VLAN
5 11 (9.73%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (4.42%) NetScaler
6 5 (4.42%) SAN
6 5 (4.42%) VPN
7 4 (3.54%) LAN
7 4 (3.54%) WAN
8 3 (2.65%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.65%) VoIP
9 2 (1.77%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.77%) SSL
9 2 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.88%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.88%) Symposium
10 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.77%) Big Data
2 2 (1.77%) EDRMS
2 2 (1.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) JMeter
1 1 (0.88%) Selenium
1 1 (0.88%) WinDbg
General
1 10 (8.85%) Finance
2 9 (7.96%) Local Government
3 7 (6.19%) Public Sector
4 6 (5.31%) Retail
5 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.77%) Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Electronics
6 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.77%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (31.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (18.58%) Architect
3 17 (15.04%) IT Engineer
4 16 (14.16%) Infrastructure Architect
5 14 (12.39%) Analyst
6 10 (8.85%) Senior Architect
6 10 (8.85%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (6.19%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Deployment Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Desktop Support
8 6 (5.31%) Installations Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Service Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) Build Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Citrix Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Desktop Analyst
10 4 (3.54%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.77%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (1.77%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.88%) Flash
2 1 (0.88%) HTML
2 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 113 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.31%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.31%) EPoS
4 4 (3.54%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.65%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.77%) Clustering
6 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.77%) PKI
6 2 (1.77%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.88%) Handset
7 1 (0.88%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.88%) iPad
7 1 (0.88%) iPhone
7 1 (0.88%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (0.88%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 76 (67.26%) Windows
2 33 (29.20%) Windows Server
3 28 (24.78%) Windows 10
4 23 (20.35%) Windows 7
5 22 (19.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (8.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.54%) Linux
8 3 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.65%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.88%) Android
9 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 23 (20.35%) Migration
3 16 (14.16%) ITIL
4 15 (13.27%) Presales
5 14 (12.39%) ArchiMate
6 11 (9.73%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (8.85%) Infrastructure Management
8 9 (7.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (7.96%) Visualisation
9 7 (6.19%) Computer Science
9 7 (6.19%) Performance Optimisation
9 7 (6.19%) Project Delivery
10 6 (5.31%) Application Packaging
10 6 (5.31%) Service Management
11 5 (4.42%) ITSM
11 5 (4.42%) Software Engineering
12 4 (3.54%) Application Virtualisation
12 4 (3.54%) PRINCE
12 4 (3.54%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.81%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.42%) SQL
3 1 (0.88%) C
3 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (22.12%) Security Cleared
2 18 (15.93%) DV Cleared
3 16 (14.16%) CCA
3 16 (14.16%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (9.73%) MCP
5 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.54%) CCNA
6 4 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.65%) Degree
8 2 (1.77%) CCNP
8 2 (1.77%) MCSE
8 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.88%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.88%) CCIE
9 1 (0.88%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.88%) ECDL
9 1 (0.88%) MCSA
9 1 (0.88%) VCAP
9 1 (0.88%) VCDX
9 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) SLA
2 5 (4.42%) NIST
3 4 (3.54%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.88%) GDPR
4 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (60.18%) Active Directory
2 32 (28.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (22.12%) XenApp
4 22 (19.47%) XenDesktop
5 21 (18.58%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (14.16%) DFS Replication
7 7 (6.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (5.31%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (2.65%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 3 (2.65%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.77%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.77%) vSphere
11 1 (0.88%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.88%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.88%) vCloud
11 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.88%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (21.24%) SCCM
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (2.65%) WSUS
3 2 (1.77%) Ansible
3 2 (1.77%) Kibana
3 2 (1.77%) logstash
3 2 (1.77%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.88%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.88%) Nessus
4 1 (0.88%) PaperCut
4 1 (0.88%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.88%) SCOM
4 1 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.88%) vMotion
Vendors
1 50 (44.25%) Microsoft
2 40 (35.40%) Citrix
3 38 (33.63%) VMware
4 13 (11.50%) Cisco
5 9 (7.96%) HP
6 8 (7.08%) Ivanti
7 5 (4.42%) Forcepoint
8 4 (3.54%) Apple
8 4 (3.54%) Meraki
9 3 (2.65%) CA
9 3 (2.65%) Dell
9 3 (2.65%) Intel
9 3 (2.65%) McAfee
9 3 (2.65%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (2.65%) Polycom
9 3 (2.65%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.65%) Wyse
10 2 (1.77%) BT
10 2 (1.77%) Samsung
10 2 (1.77%) Symantec