Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 663 688 702
Rank change year-on-year +25 +14 -27
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 190 125 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.41% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 70 102
England median daily rate £339 £259 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.04% -26.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £128 £123 £200
90th Percentile £514 £495 £510
UK median daily rate £325 £263 £344
% change year-on-year +23.81% -23.64% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 28
England median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +4.62% -14.47%
10th Percentile £12.23 £13.51 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.25 £25.00 £19.58
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.62% -8.45%

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 32,399 30,413 34,547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.43% 34.46% 34.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,222 19,939 22,886
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £281 £271 £256
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 983 967 1,131
England median hourly rate £21.90 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.50% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +4.88% - +9.33%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -5 54 £340 +36.00% 8
South East +7 45 £375 +7.14% 4
North of England +3 32 £208 +3.75% 3
Midlands -10 23 £135 -32.50% 2
South West +1 22 £438 -16.67% 1
West Midlands -14 18 £135 -22.86% 1
North West +2 16 £151 -53.46% 2
North East -4 14 £213 +6.25% 1
East of England -8 14 £300 -1.64% 2
East Midlands -14 4 £135 -36.47% 1
Yorkshire -12 2 £133 -48.54%
Thin Client
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 190 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 148 (77.89%) Windows
3 106 (55.79%) Microsoft
3 106 (55.79%) Citrix
4 103 (54.21%) VMware
5 90 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 87 (45.79%) Active Directory
7 82 (43.16%) Windows Server
8 81 (42.63%) Windows 7
9 76 (40.00%) Windows 10
10 72 (37.89%) SCCM
11 55 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 51 (26.84%) Microsoft App-V
13 48 (25.26%) DNS
14 47 (24.74%) Office 365
15 46 (24.21%) VMware ESXi
16 45 (23.68%) ITIL
17 42 (22.11%) XenApp
18 41 (21.58%) XenDesktop
19 40 (21.05%) DHCP
20 37 (19.47%) Microsoft Azure
21 36 (18.95%) Microsoft Office
22 33 (17.37%) Firewall
23 32 (16.84%) Wyse
23 32 (16.84%) Windows Server 2003
24 30 (15.79%) SharePoint
24 30 (15.79%) Security Cleared
24 30 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 29 (15.26%) Migration
25 29 (15.26%) SAN

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 30 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 27 (14.21%) Skype for Business
3 17 (8.95%) MS Exchange
4 12 (6.32%) IIS
5 9 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (4.74%) JBoss
5 9 (4.74%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (3.68%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.63%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.05%) Apache
10 2 (1.05%) Live Communications Server
10 2 (1.05%) Mule
11 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (18.95%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 47 (24.74%) Office 365
2 37 (19.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (8.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (5.26%) Yammer
6 9 (4.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (4.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (2.63%) OpenShift
8 4 (2.11%) IaaS
9 3 (1.58%) SaaS
10 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.53%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 48 (25.26%) DNS
2 40 (21.05%) DHCP
3 33 (17.37%) Firewall
4 29 (15.26%) SAN
5 25 (13.16%) Skype
6 22 (11.58%) LAN
7 20 (10.53%) NetScaler
8 18 (9.47%) WAN
9 16 (8.42%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (6.84%) 3G
11 12 (6.32%) Network Security
11 12 (6.32%) VLAN
12 10 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
12 10 (5.26%) iSCSI
13 8 (4.21%) Remote Desktop
14 7 (3.68%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (3.68%) Unified Communications
15 6 (3.16%) Cisco IOS
15 6 (3.16%) Internet
15 6 (3.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.58%) Big Data
5 2 (1.05%) HBase
5 2 (1.05%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.05%) MS Access
6 1 (0.53%) MySQL
6 1 (0.53%) Power BI
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 10 (5.26%) Selenium
3 9 (4.74%) Ant
3 9 (4.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (4.74%) Travis CI
3 9 (4.74%) Vagrant
4 6 (3.16%) JIRA
5 4 (2.11%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.05%) Cobertura
7 2 (1.05%) JUnit
7 2 (1.05%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.05%) NUnit
7 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.53%) Subversion
General
1 28 (14.74%) Finance
2 6 (3.16%) Retail
3 4 (2.11%) Law
4 3 (1.58%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.53%) Banking
5 1 (0.53%) Legal
5 1 (0.53%) Local Government
5 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (13.68%) Analyst
3 23 (12.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 22 (11.58%) Desktop Support
5 15 (7.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 15 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 14 (7.37%) Consultant
6 14 (7.37%) IT Engineer
7 13 (6.84%) Service Analyst
8 12 (6.32%) Citrix Engineer
9 11 (5.79%) Architect
9 11 (5.79%) Citrix Consultant
10 10 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
11 9 (4.74%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (4.74%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.74%) Project Manager
12 8 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (4.21%) Desktop Engineer
12 8 (4.21%) Infrastructure Manager
12 8 (4.21%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.37%) JSP
2 10 (5.26%) Node.js
3 9 (4.74%) Struts
4 7 (3.68%) Web Services
5 5 (2.63%) jQuery
5 5 (2.63%) JSON
5 5 (2.63%) JSTL
5 5 (2.63%) REST
5 5 (2.63%) SOAP
5 5 (2.63%) Vue.js
5 5 (2.63%) Web Services Management
6 3 (1.58%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.58%) CSS
6 3 (1.58%) CSS3
6 3 (1.58%) D3.js
6 3 (1.58%) HTML
6 3 (1.58%) HTML5
6 3 (1.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.05%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.05%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 190 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 24 (12.63%) Data Centre
3 18 (9.47%) Clustering
4 14 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.79%) PKI
6 8 (4.21%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.63%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.63%) Smartcard
8 5 (2.63%) User Experience
8 5 (2.63%) Video\Live Streaming
9 3 (1.58%) CESG
9 3 (1.58%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (1.58%) NHS
9 3 (1.58%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.05%) Derivative
10 2 (1.05%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.05%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (1.05%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 148 (77.89%) Windows
2 82 (43.16%) Windows Server
3 81 (42.63%) Windows 7
4 76 (40.00%) Windows 10
5 55 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (16.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (12.11%) Linux
8 17 (8.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (8.42%) Windows 8
10 11 (5.79%) Windows XP
11 9 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (3.68%) Apple iOS
13 5 (2.63%) Android
13 5 (2.63%) Unix
14 2 (1.05%) Solaris
15 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.68%) ITIL
2 30 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 29 (15.26%) Migration
4 26 (13.68%) DevOps
5 23 (12.11%) Service Delivery
6 21 (11.05%) Software Delivery
7 20 (10.53%) Configuration Management
8 19 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
8 19 (10.00%) Service Management
9 17 (8.95%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (8.42%) Scrum
11 15 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (5.79%) Change Management
12 11 (5.79%) Integration Testing
13 10 (5.26%) Application Packaging
13 10 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (5.26%) High Availability
14 8 (4.21%) Antivirus Management
14 8 (4.21%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.16%) PowerShell
2 21 (11.05%) Java
3 14 (7.37%) SQL
4 6 (3.16%) VBScript
5 5 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.63%) C
5 5 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.63%) Python
5 5 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.58%) TypeScript
6 3 (1.58%) VB
7 2 (1.05%) C#
7 2 (1.05%) XAML
Qualifications
1 30 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 23 (12.11%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (6.84%) CCA
4 13 (6.84%) Citrix Certification
4 13 (6.84%) MCSE
5 12 (6.32%) Degree
6 11 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (4.21%) CCNP
7 8 (4.21%) CCSE
8 6 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (3.16%) CCNA
8 6 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (3.16%) MCP
9 5 (2.63%) DV Cleared
9 5 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (2.63%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (1.58%) MCSA
10 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.26%) SLA
2 6 (3.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.11%) Government Security Classifications
4 3 (1.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.53%) PMO
System Software
1 90 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (45.79%) Active Directory
3 51 (26.84%) Microsoft App-V
4 46 (24.21%) VMware ESXi
5 42 (22.11%) XenApp
6 41 (21.58%) XenDesktop
7 26 (13.68%) Hyper-V
8 17 (8.95%) Virtual Desktop
9 13 (6.84%) DFS Replication
10 12 (6.32%) XenServer
11 11 (5.79%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (3.68%) vSphere
13 6 (3.16%) Terminal Services
14 5 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (2.11%) VMware NSX
16 2 (1.05%) BitLocker
16 2 (1.05%) ISA Server
17 1 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 1 (0.53%) MetaFrame
17 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 72 (37.89%) SCCM
2 15 (7.89%) Puppet
2 15 (7.89%) WSUS
3 14 (7.37%) Ansible
3 14 (7.37%) vCenter Server
4 13 (6.84%) Microsoft Intune
5 10 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 9 (4.74%) Packer
6 9 (4.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (4.74%) Terraform
7 8 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (3.16%) NetBackup
9 5 (2.63%) SafeCom
9 5 (2.63%) systemd
10 4 (2.11%) vMotion
10 4 (2.11%) vRealize
11 2 (1.05%) DameWare
11 2 (1.05%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (1.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 106 (55.79%) Citrix
1 106 (55.79%) Microsoft
2 103 (54.21%) VMware
3 32 (16.84%) Wyse
4 26 (13.68%) Cisco
5 21 (11.05%) Dell
5 21 (11.05%) HP
6 18 (9.47%) Ivanti
7 11 (5.79%) ThinPrint
8 10 (5.26%) Google
9 9 (4.74%) CheckPoint
9 9 (4.74%) EMC
9 9 (4.74%) MKS
10 6 (3.16%) McAfee
11 5 (2.63%) Blue Coat
11 5 (2.63%) CA
11 5 (2.63%) Clearswift
11 5 (2.63%) Lotus
11 5 (2.63%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.63%) Teradici