Period
to 16 November 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Thin Client over the 6 months to 16 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
England > South East
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 291 343 370
Rank change year-on-year +52 +27 -18
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 48 35 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.36% 0.21% 0.089%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 0.67% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 18 8
South East median daily rate £365 £375 £259
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% +45.07% -20.46%
10th Percentile £255 £297 £212
90th Percentile £405 £447 £433
England median daily rate £375 £365 £225
% change year-on-year +2.74% +62.22% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% -44.00% +65.29%
England median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% +12.50%

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,075 5,193 4,947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.22% 31.15% 29.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,331 3,124 2,863
South East median daily rate £430 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.58% +6.88% -
10th Percentile £210 £250 £213
90th Percentile £606 £588 £563
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 205 243
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £23.50 £19.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.91% +21.51% -14.04%
10th Percentile £12.43 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £74.88 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.14% +1.23% -

Thin Client
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Thin Client as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Thin Client in the South East

Thin Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Thin Client in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Thin Client in the South East

Thin Client
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Thin Client in the South East over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Thin Client in the South East

Thin Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Thin Client in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Thin Client in the South East

Thin Client
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 16 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
Hampshire +46 32 £374 -0.33% 8
Thames Valley +27 10 £338 - 2
Buckinghamshire +20 6 £350 - 1
East Sussex - 5 - -
Berkshire +3 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire +29 1 £160 -36.00%
Kent 0 1 £390 +15.13%
Thin Client
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 South East region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 48 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 39 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 38 (79.17%) Windows
4 32 (66.67%) VMware
5 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
6 27 (56.25%) Windows Server
7 26 (54.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 26 (54.17%) Citrix
7 26 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (52.08%) DNS
9 24 (50.00%) DHCP
10 22 (45.83%) Firewall
11 21 (43.75%) XenApp
12 20 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
13 19 (39.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (39.58%) SCCM
14 18 (37.50%) Office 365
14 18 (37.50%) XenDesktop
15 16 (33.33%) DFS Replication
15 16 (33.33%) Skype for Business
15 16 (33.33%) Skype
15 16 (33.33%) PowerShell
15 16 (33.33%) CCA
15 16 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
16 15 (31.25%) VLAN
17 14 (29.17%) Windows 10
18 11 (22.92%) SharePoint
19 10 (20.83%) Yammer
20 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
20 9 (18.75%) MCP

Thin Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 11 (22.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.17%) IIS
3 2 (4.17%) nginx
3 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (37.50%) Office 365
2 10 (20.83%) Yammer
3 5 (10.42%) Azure
4 2 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.17%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.08%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (52.08%) DNS
2 24 (50.00%) DHCP
3 22 (45.83%) Firewall
4 16 (33.33%) Skype
5 15 (31.25%) VLAN
6 7 (14.58%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (8.33%) SAN
7 4 (8.33%) VPN
8 2 (4.17%) BIG-IP
8 2 (4.17%) LAN
8 2 (4.17%) NetScaler
8 2 (4.17%) WAN
8 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.08%) Internet
9 1 (2.08%) Intranet
9 1 (2.08%) SSL
9 1 (2.08%) Symposium
9 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (4.17%) MySQL
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JMeter
1 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Local Government
3 2 (4.17%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Architect
3 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Administrator
5 2 (4.17%) Build Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Design Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) IT Administrator
5 2 (4.17%) IT Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (79.17%) Windows
2 27 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 19 (39.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (29.17%) Windows 10
5 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.25%) Linux
6 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (14.58%) Project Delivery
4 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (12.50%) Migration
5 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
5 5 (10.42%) ITIL
5 5 (10.42%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.25%) Application Packaging
7 3 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (6.25%) Visualisation
8 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.17%) High Availability
8 2 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (4.17%) Network Management
8 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) CCA
1 16 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (18.75%) MCP
3 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) CCNA
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.25%) Degree
6 2 (4.17%) CCNP
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.08%) CCIE
7 1 (2.08%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (2.08%) CREST Certified
7 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.08%) MCSA
7 1 (2.08%) MCSE
7 1 (2.08%) VCAP
7 1 (2.08%) VCDX
7 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) GDPR
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 26 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (43.75%) XenApp
4 20 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (37.50%) XenDesktop
6 16 (33.33%) DFS Replication
7 5 (10.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
9 1 (2.08%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (2.08%) ISA Server
9 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.08%) vCloud
9 1 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (2.08%) VMware NSX
9 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (39.58%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) WSUS
3 2 (4.17%) Ansible
3 2 (4.17%) Kibana
3 2 (4.17%) logstash
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.08%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Nessus
4 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (66.67%) VMware
2 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 26 (54.17%) Citrix
4 6 (12.50%) Cisco
5 5 (10.42%) Forcepoint
6 4 (8.33%) HP
6 4 (8.33%) Ivanti
6 4 (8.33%) Meraki
7 3 (6.25%) Intel
7 3 (6.25%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.17%) Apple
8 2 (4.17%) Dell
8 2 (4.17%) F5
8 2 (4.17%) McAfee
8 2 (4.17%) Panasonic
8 2 (4.17%) Samsung
8 2 (4.17%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.08%) Kaspersky
9 1 (2.08%) Veeam