Period
to 19 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 706 660 705
Rank change year-on-year -46 +45 -99
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 122 157 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.55% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 81 83
England median daily rate £223 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.54% -1.52% -4.35%
10th Percentile £130 £188 £140
90th Percentile £517 £675 £522
UK median daily rate £208 £325 £345
% change year-on-year -36.15% -5.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 22
England median hourly rate £19.00 £16.15 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -24.88% +48.28%
10th Percentile £10.88 £12.02 £11.25
90th Percentile £21.00 £21.50 £23.25
UK median hourly rate £17.35 £15.18 £21.50
% change year-on-year +14.28% -29.41% +48.28%

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 31,041 28,692 32,654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.57% 32.75% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,002 18,832 21,349
England median daily rate £458 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.57% +2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £662 £630 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 911 1,023 1,245
England median hourly rate £22.35 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.73% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.61 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.50 £47.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.56
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.74% +17.50%

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 February 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 19 February 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 -44 39 £450 +33.33% 13
South East -5 37 £503 +54.77% 3
Midlands +11 26 £180 -57.89% 8
East Midlands +10 13 £125 -71.10% 6
West Midlands +10 13 £208 -51.46% 2
South West +1 10 £166 -47.35% 2
North of England +14 8 £188 -62.50% 7
Yorkshire +2 4 £200 - 3
North West +3 3 £104 -84.63% 4
East of England -29 2 - - 9
North East +31 1 £200 -6.43%
Thin Client
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 67 (54.92%) Microsoft
3 52 (42.62%) Windows
4 49 (40.16%) Citrix
5 46 (37.70%) Active Directory
6 29 (23.77%) SQL Server
7 28 (22.95%) VMware
8 27 (22.13%) DevOps
9 25 (20.49%) ITIL
10 24 (19.67%) Use Case
10 24 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (19.67%) SCCM
11 22 (18.03%) Scrum
11 22 (18.03%) Java
11 22 (18.03%) User Stories
11 22 (18.03%) Git (software)
12 20 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (16.39%) Clustering
13 19 (15.57%) JSON
13 19 (15.57%) Relational Database
14 18 (14.75%) MS Exchange
15 17 (13.93%) Cisco
15 17 (13.93%) SOAP
15 17 (13.93%) Multithreading
15 17 (13.93%) Security Cleared
15 17 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (13.93%) Continuous Deployment
16 16 (13.11%) Windows 10
16 16 (13.11%) Windows 7
16 16 (13.11%) Business Analysis

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 (14.75%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.56%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.46%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.46%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.82%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.82%) IIS
7 1 (0.82%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 16 (13.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (10.66%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (7.38%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.82%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.66%) OpenShift
2 11 (9.02%) Office 365
3 9 (7.38%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.82%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.66%) Remote Desktop
2 12 (9.84%) VPN
3 9 (7.38%) DHCP
3 9 (7.38%) WAN
4 8 (6.56%) DNS
5 7 (5.74%) Firewall
6 6 (4.92%) LAN
6 6 (4.92%) SAN
6 6 (4.92%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.92%) VoIP
7 5 (4.10%) Internet
8 4 (3.28%) NAS
9 3 (2.46%) Telnet
9 3 (2.46%) VLAN
10 2 (1.64%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.64%) Skype
10 2 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.82%) 3G
11 1 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.82%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.77%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.57%) Relational Database
3 12 (9.84%) Oracle Database
4 9 (7.38%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.64%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.64%) DTS
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.82%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.82%) Big Data
8 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.82%) MS Access
8 1 (0.82%) MySQL
8 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (18.03%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.66%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.56%) MSBuild
3 8 (6.56%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.74%) NUnit
4 7 (5.74%) SpecFlow
4 7 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (12.30%) Finance
2 9 (7.38%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.92%) Banking
4 2 (1.64%) Publishing
5 1 (0.82%) Law
5 1 (0.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (22.13%) Analyst
2 24 (19.67%) Developer
3 18 (14.75%) Desktop Support
4 13 (10.66%) Support Engineer
5 11 (9.02%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (8.20%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (6.56%) Service Analyst
7 8 (6.56%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (5.74%) Business Test Analyst
8 7 (5.74%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.74%) WPF Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.92%) C# WPF Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.10%) Architect
10 5 (4.10%) Deployment Engineer
10 5 (4.10%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 5 (4.10%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.57%) JSON
2 17 (13.93%) SOAP
3 15 (12.30%) AngularJS
3 15 (12.30%) CSS
3 15 (12.30%) CSS3
3 15 (12.30%) D3.js
3 15 (12.30%) Electron Framework
3 15 (12.30%) HTML
3 15 (12.30%) HTML5
3 15 (12.30%) jQuery
3 15 (12.30%) JSP
3 15 (12.30%) JSTL
3 15 (12.30%) Node.js
3 15 (12.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 13 (10.66%) Vue (Vue.js)
5 8 (6.56%) REST
6 7 (5.74%) LINQ
6 7 (5.74%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 7 (5.74%) Unity DI Container
6 7 (5.74%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 122 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 20 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (16.39%) Clustering
3 13 (10.66%) Data Centre
4 8 (6.56%) Blackberry
5 6 (4.92%) iPhone
5 6 (4.92%) PKI
6 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.46%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.64%) Derivative
7 2 (1.64%) Equities
7 2 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.64%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.64%) User Experience
7 2 (1.64%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.82%) BYOD
8 1 (0.82%) CESG
8 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.82%) NHS
8 1 (0.82%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 52 (42.62%) Windows
2 16 (13.11%) Windows 10
2 16 (13.11%) Windows 7
3 13 (10.66%) Windows Server
4 11 (9.02%) Android
5 8 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.56%) Windows XP
6 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.92%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.46%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.82%) Linux
9 1 (0.82%) Solaris
9 1 (0.82%) Unix
9 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.13%) DevOps
2 25 (20.49%) ITIL
3 24 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (19.67%) Use Case
4 22 (18.03%) Scrum
4 22 (18.03%) User Stories
5 17 (13.93%) Continuous Deployment
5 17 (13.93%) Multithreading
6 16 (13.11%) Business Analysis
7 15 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (11.48%) PRINCE2
9 13 (10.66%) Project Management
10 11 (9.02%) Waterfall
11 10 (8.20%) Linear Programming
12 9 (7.38%) BDD
12 9 (7.38%) Mobile Device Management
12 9 (7.38%) Problem Management
12 9 (7.38%) Unit Testing
13 8 (6.56%) Migration
13 8 (6.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.03%) Java
2 13 (10.66%) TypeScript
3 8 (6.56%) PowerShell
4 7 (5.74%) C#
4 7 (5.74%) XAML
5 6 (4.92%) SQL
6 4 (3.28%) VBScript
7 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.64%) VB
7 2 (1.64%) XPath
8 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (13.93%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.02%) Degree
3 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (8.20%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (6.56%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.46%) CCEA
5 3 (2.46%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (2.46%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.46%) MCITP
5 3 (2.46%) MCSE
6 2 (1.64%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.64%) CCNA
6 2 (1.64%) CCNP
6 2 (1.64%) CCSE
6 2 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.64%) MCSA
6 2 (1.64%) MCTS
6 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (0.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.82%) PMO
System Software
1 46 (37.70%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.84%) XenApp
4 11 (9.02%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (9.02%) XenDesktop
5 10 (8.20%) Hyper-V
6 7 (5.74%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (4.92%) Terminal Services
8 5 (4.10%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (2.46%) VMware Server
11 2 (1.64%) Docker
11 2 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.64%) vSphere
12 1 (0.82%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 24 (19.67%) SCCM
2 15 (12.30%) Ansible
3 7 (5.74%) BladeLogic
4 5 (4.10%) WSUS
5 4 (3.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (3.28%) SafeCom
6 3 (2.46%) SCOM
6 3 (2.46%) SCSM
6 3 (2.46%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.64%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.64%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.64%) Packer
7 2 (1.64%) Puppet
7 2 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.82%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.82%) OfficeScan
8 1 (0.82%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 67 (54.92%) Microsoft
2 49 (40.16%) Citrix
3 28 (22.95%) VMware
4 17 (13.93%) Cisco
5 15 (12.30%) Oracle
6 10 (8.20%) HP
7 7 (5.74%) Symantec
8 6 (4.92%) NetApp
8 6 (4.92%) Wyse
9 5 (4.10%) McAfee
10 4 (3.28%) Apple
10 4 (3.28%) IBM
10 4 (3.28%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.46%) Dell
11 3 (2.46%) Lotus
12 2 (1.64%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.64%) Fujitsu
12 2 (1.64%) Ivanti
12 2 (1.64%) Sophos
12 2 (1.64%) ThinPrint