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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Thin Client
UK / England
Rank 502 530 490
Rank change year-on-year +28 -40  
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 64 85 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.55% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 50 65
Median daily rate £400 £316 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.48% -20.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £140 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £477 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £320 £388
% change year-on-year +1.87% -17.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -52.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.66 £13.40 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £20.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £16.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -25.72% -59.37%  

Thin Client is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13286 15358 15065
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.06% 31.30% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8613 10133 9192
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 500 523 637
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.43 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

Thin Client
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Thin Client as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +25 23 £488 +63.17% 5
London +25 13 £425 +26.86% 5
South West -2 11 £313 -
Yorkshire +20 5 £195 -
West Midlands +19 5 £251 -
East of England -9 4 £300 -20.00%
East Midlands - 3 £400 - 1
Thin Client
UK

Thin Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 142 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 96 (67.61%) Windows
3 87 (61.27%) Citrix
4 79 (55.63%) Active Directory
5 75 (52.82%) Microsoft
6 66 (46.48%) VMware
7 55 (38.73%) XenApp
8 53 (37.32%) Windows 7
9 50 (35.21%) SCCM
10 49 (34.51%) Microsoft App-V
11 46 (32.39%) AppSense
12 45 (31.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 45 (31.69%) Windows Server
13 44 (30.99%) XenDesktop
14 43 (30.28%) VMware Infrastructure
15 40 (28.17%) DNS
16 39 (27.46%) MS Office
16 39 (27.46%) Security Cleared
17 35 (24.65%) ITIL
18 34 (23.94%) Wyse
19 32 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
20 29 (20.42%) Cisco
20 29 (20.42%) Finance
21 27 (19.01%) DHCP
22 23 (16.20%) HP
22 23 (16.20%) Incident Management
23 22 (15.49%) SC Cleared
24 20 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
24 20 (14.08%) VMware ESX
24 20 (14.08%) Linux

Thin Client
Top Related 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 17 (11.97%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.27%) Skype for Business
3 8 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.52%) Apache
7 3 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.11%) Live Communications Server
7 3 (2.11%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.41%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.70%) IIS
9 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 39 (27.46%) MS Office
2 15 (10.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.45%) Office 365
2 4 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (28.17%) DNS
2 27 (19.01%) DHCP
3 16 (11.27%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (9.86%) BIG-IP
5 12 (8.45%) VPN
6 10 (7.04%) 3G
6 10 (7.04%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (7.04%) SAN
6 10 (7.04%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (6.34%) Firewall
8 8 (5.63%) Network Security
9 6 (4.23%) NetScaler
9 6 (4.23%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (4.23%) SSL
10 5 (3.52%) IPsec
10 5 (3.52%) TCP/IP
11 4 (2.82%) BGP
11 4 (2.82%) Internet
11 4 (2.82%) VoIP
11 4 (2.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.63%) DB2
3 6 (4.23%) MS Access
4 3 (2.11%) Big Data
5 2 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.70%) Impala
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (3.52%) MSI
2 4 (2.82%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.70%) JIRA
3 1 (0.70%) Selenium
3 1 (0.70%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (20.42%) Finance
2 6 (4.23%) Local Government
3 3 (2.11%) Back Office
3 3 (2.11%) Banking
4 2 (1.41%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.41%) Military
4 2 (1.41%) Retail
4 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (25.35%) Analyst
2 19 (13.38%) Architect
3 16 (11.27%) Citrix Analyst
4 13 (9.15%) Enterprise Architect
5 12 (8.45%) Support Engineer
6 11 (7.75%) Desktop Support
7 10 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (5.63%) Service Analyst
8 8 (5.63%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (4.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (4.93%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.93%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (4.93%) Technical Architect
10 6 (4.23%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (4.23%) Active Directory Analyst
10 6 (4.23%) Applications Packager
10 6 (4.23%) Desktop Analyst
10 6 (4.23%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.82%) HTML
2 3 (2.11%) HTML5
2 3 (2.11%) Middleware
2 3 (2.11%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (2.11%) RESTful
3 2 (1.41%) .NET
3 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.41%) Web Services
4 1 (0.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.70%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.70%) REST
4 1 (0.70%) SAML
4 1 (0.70%) SOAP
4 1 (0.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.70%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 142 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 20 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.86%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.34%) Clustering
4 9 (6.34%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.63%) AS400
5 8 (5.63%) iSeries
6 7 (4.93%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (4.23%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.82%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.11%) CMDB
9 3 (2.11%) Private Cloud
9 3 (2.11%) User Experience
10 2 (1.41%) CESG
10 2 (1.41%) Digital Signage
10 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.41%) NHS
10 2 (1.41%) RSA SecurID
11 1 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 96 (67.61%) Windows
2 53 (37.32%) Windows 7
3 45 (31.69%) Windows Server
3 45 (31.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (14.08%) Linux
6 13 (9.15%) Windows 10
6 13 (9.15%) Windows XP
7 8 (5.63%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.93%) Unix
9 6 (4.23%) Solaris
9 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.41%) CentOS
11 2 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.41%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.65%) ITIL
2 23 (16.20%) Incident Management
3 18 (12.68%) Migration
4 16 (11.27%) DevOps
5 12 (8.45%) Application Virtualisation
6 11 (7.75%) Protective Monitoring
6 11 (7.75%) Software Delivery
7 10 (7.04%) Performance Management
7 10 (7.04%) Server Virtualisation
8 9 (6.34%) Problem Management
8 9 (6.34%) Project Management
9 8 (5.63%) Application Packaging
10 7 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (4.93%) Service Delivery
10 7 (4.93%) Service Management
11 6 (4.23%) PRINCE2
12 5 (3.52%) TOGAF
12 5 (3.52%) Validation
13 4 (2.82%) Business Continuity
13 4 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.08%) SQL
2 14 (9.86%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.23%) Java
3 6 (4.23%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.82%) C
5 3 (2.11%) C#
5 3 (2.11%) Python
5 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.41%) C++
6 2 (1.41%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.70%) Perl
7 1 (0.70%) VB
7 1 (0.70%) VB6
7 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (27.46%) Security Cleared
2 22 (15.49%) SC Cleared
3 19 (13.38%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.82%) CCNA
5 4 (2.82%) CCNP
5 4 (2.82%) Degree
5 4 (2.82%) MCSE
5 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.41%) CCSA
7 2 (1.41%) CCSE
7 2 (1.41%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.41%) MCP
8 1 (0.70%) HND
8 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.70%) RHCE
8 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.75%) GPG13
2 5 (3.52%) JSP 440
2 5 (3.52%) SLA
3 2 (1.41%) QA
4 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 79 (55.63%) Active Directory
2 55 (38.73%) XenApp
3 49 (34.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 44 (30.99%) XenDesktop
5 43 (30.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (14.08%) VMware ESX
7 14 (9.86%) BitLocker
8 12 (8.45%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (3.52%) Hyper-V
9 5 (3.52%) XenServer
10 3 (2.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (2.11%) GFS2
10 3 (2.11%) OCFS2
10 3 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (2.11%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.70%) Docker
12 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (35.21%) SCCM
2 14 (9.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 11 (7.75%) AppDNA
4 9 (6.34%) Tivoli
5 8 (5.63%) NetBackup
6 7 (4.93%) Netcool
6 7 (4.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (4.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (4.23%) Unicenter
8 5 (3.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 3 (2.11%) Ansible
9 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (2.11%) Puppet
9 3 (2.11%) vRealize
10 1 (0.70%) DameWare
10 1 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 1 (0.70%) Netcool/Webtop
10 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 87 (61.27%) Citrix
2 75 (52.82%) Microsoft
3 66 (46.48%) VMware
4 46 (32.39%) AppSense
5 34 (23.94%) Wyse
6 29 (20.42%) Cisco
7 23 (16.20%) HP
8 14 (9.86%) CheckPoint
8 14 (9.86%) F5
8 14 (9.86%) Symantec
9 13 (9.15%) Oracle
10 12 (8.45%) CA
11 11 (7.75%) Palo Alto
12 10 (7.04%) Dell
13 8 (5.63%) Hitachi
13 8 (5.63%) IBM
13 8 (5.63%) Remedy
13 8 (5.63%) Veritas
14 7 (4.93%) BMC
15 6 (4.23%) EMC
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