Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 558 668 716
Rank change year-on-year +110 +48 -30
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 108 165 145
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.58% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 105 91
Median daily rate £373 £425 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.35% +88.89% -30.77%
10th Percentile £143 £165 £130
90th Percentile £488 £550 £517
UK median daily rate £373 £400 £220
% change year-on-year -6.88% +81.82% -32.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 7
Median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +32.00% -24.59%
10th Percentile £12.28 £14.00 £10.63
90th Percentile £26.11 £21.75 £17.27
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% +32.00% -15.25%

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 17,928 28,440 30,561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.25% 32.08% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,309 18,658 20,221
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
10th Percentile £250 £281 £268
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 850 901 951
Median hourly rate £24.86 £21.00 £21.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.36% -3.23% +8.50%
10th Percentile £12.49 £12.00 £11.44
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.75
Median hourly rate £25.53 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +21.57% -2.33% +7.50%

Thin Client
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Thin Client as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Thin Client in England

Thin Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Thin Client in England.

Daily rate trend for Thin Client in England

Thin Client
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Thin Client in England over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Thin Client in England

Thin Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Thin Client in England.

Hourly rate trend for Thin Client in England

Thin Client
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Thin Client in England over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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 +137 41 £188 -63.59% 2
South East +83 27 £375 -0.66% 2
South West +14 15 £388 -8.82% 1
North of England +69 14 £375 -5.12% 3
East of England +30 11 £525 +10.53% 2
North West +38 7 £350 -3.51% 2
North East - 4 £400 -
Yorkshire +45 3 £257 -36.87% 1
Midlands +55 2 - - 3
West Midlands +48 2 - - 2
Thin Client
UK

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 60 (55.56%) Windows
3 50 (46.30%) Active Directory
4 42 (38.89%) Citrix
5 38 (35.19%) Microsoft
6 35 (32.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 33 (30.56%) SCCM
8 26 (24.07%) ITIL
9 21 (19.44%) DNS
10 20 (18.52%) XenApp
11 19 (17.59%) XenDesktop
11 19 (17.59%) Windows 10
11 19 (17.59%) Windows 7
12 18 (16.67%) VMware
13 17 (15.74%) Security Cleared
14 16 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (13.89%) DHCP
16 14 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (12.96%) DFS Replication
17 13 (12.04%) Kalman Filter
17 13 (12.04%) Retail
17 13 (12.04%) EPoS
17 13 (12.04%) Microsoft Office
17 13 (12.04%) Windows Server
18 12 (11.11%) Web Filtering
18 12 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
18 12 (11.11%) SSL
18 12 (11.11%) PKI
19 11 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
19 11 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012

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 4 (3.70%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (12.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.33%) Office 365
2 7 (6.48%) Azure
3 3 (2.78%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.85%) iTunes
5 1 (0.93%) AWS
5 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.93%) OpenDNS
5 1 (0.93%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.44%) DNS
2 15 (13.89%) DHCP
3 12 (11.11%) SSL
4 10 (9.26%) Firewall
4 10 (9.26%) NetScaler
4 10 (9.26%) VLAN
5 9 (8.33%) SAN
6 6 (5.56%) Skype
6 6 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (4.63%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (3.70%) WAN
9 3 (2.78%) LAN
10 2 (1.85%) BIG-IP
10 2 (1.85%) Internet
10 2 (1.85%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.85%) MPLS
10 2 (1.85%) WebEx
11 1 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
1 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2016
1 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.78%) DTS
2 3 (2.78%) Essbase
2 3 (2.78%) OLAP
2 3 (2.78%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (2.78%) Power BI
2 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Bitbucket
1 2 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (12.04%) Retail
2 11 (10.19%) Public Sector
3 8 (7.41%) Finance
3 8 (7.41%) Local Government
4 1 (0.93%) Electronics
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (31.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (19.44%) IT Engineer
3 13 (12.04%) Installations Engineer
4 12 (11.11%) Analyst
5 8 (7.41%) Desktop Support
6 7 (6.48%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Applications Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Architect
7 5 (4.63%) Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (4.63%) SQL Developer
7 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) Technical Support
8 4 (3.70%) Applications Packager
8 4 (3.70%) Citrix Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Field Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.63%) .NET
1 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 108 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 13 (12.04%) EPoS
3 12 (11.11%) PKI
4 4 (3.70%) Clustering
5 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.78%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.85%) Handset
6 2 (1.85%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.85%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (55.56%) Windows
2 19 (17.59%) Windows 10
2 19 (17.59%) Windows 7
3 13 (12.04%) Windows Server
4 12 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
5 11 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (10.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.70%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 26 (24.07%) ITIL
3 13 (12.04%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (11.11%) Web Filtering
5 11 (10.19%) Infrastructure Management
6 10 (9.26%) Migration
6 10 (9.26%) Presales
7 9 (8.33%) Visualisation
8 8 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (5.56%) Project Delivery
10 5 (4.63%) Application Packaging
10 5 (4.63%) ArchiMate
10 5 (4.63%) ITSM
11 4 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (3.70%) High Availability
11 4 (3.70%) Service Management
11 4 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
12 3 (2.78%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (2.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.48%) SQL
3 5 (4.63%) VB
3 5 (4.63%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.78%) C#
4 3 (2.78%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.93%) C
5 1 (0.93%) C++
5 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (15.74%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (9.26%) MCSE
4 9 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 8 (7.41%) DV Cleared
6 5 (4.63%) A+ Certification
6 5 (4.63%) ECDL
6 5 (4.63%) MCP
7 4 (3.70%) CCA
7 4 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.78%) MCITP
9 2 (1.85%) CCNA
9 2 (1.85%) CCNP
9 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.85%) Degree
10 1 (0.93%) CCIE
10 1 (0.93%) MCSA
10 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.93%) VCDX
10 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.19%) SLA
2 3 (2.78%) NIST
3 2 (1.85%) Government Security Classifications
3 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.93%) COBIT
4 1 (0.93%) GDPR
4 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 50 (46.30%) Active Directory
2 20 (18.52%) XenApp
3 19 (17.59%) XenDesktop
4 16 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (12.96%) DFS Replication
6 9 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (7.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 8 (7.41%) Hyper-V
8 6 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 33 (30.56%) SCCM
2 2 (1.85%) DameWare
3 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.93%) vRealize
Vendors
1 42 (38.89%) Citrix
2 38 (35.19%) Microsoft
3 18 (16.67%) VMware
4 8 (7.41%) Dell
5 7 (6.48%) Cisco
5 7 (6.48%) Ivanti
5 7 (6.48%) Meraki
6 5 (4.63%) Wyse
7 4 (3.70%) HP
7 4 (3.70%) Oracle
8 3 (2.78%) Hyperion
8 3 (2.78%) Nimble Storage
8 3 (2.78%) Sybase
9 2 (1.85%) BT
9 2 (1.85%) F5
9 2 (1.85%) Intel
9 2 (1.85%) Mitel
9 2 (1.85%) WatchGuard
10 1 (0.93%) Avaya
10 1 (0.93%) Remedy