The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Thin Client over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Thin Client
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 137 135
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 0 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.50% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Median daily rate - £344 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £344 £275
% change year-on-year -34.54% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £17.25
% change year-on-year +14.75% -11.59%  

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 the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 728 795 756
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 26.66% 26.67% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 534 523
Median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 35 50
Median hourly rate £45.00 £25.25 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.21% -24.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Thin Client
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Thin Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Thin Client in the South West

Thin Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Thin Client in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South West region with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (81.82%) Citrix
4 7 (63.64%) SCCM
4 7 (63.64%) Incident Management
4 7 (63.64%) Wyse
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (63.64%) AppSense
4 7 (63.64%) XenApp
4 7 (63.64%) XenDesktop
4 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
4 7 (63.64%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 6 (54.55%) DNS
6 5 (45.45%) Dell
6 5 (45.45%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (45.45%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (45.45%) Skype for Business
6 5 (45.45%) Office 365
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
7 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
7 4 (36.36%) Clustering
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003

Thin Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (45.45%) Skype for Business
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) Live Communications Server
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) IPsec
3 2 (18.18%) LDAP
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) SSL
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MS Access
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Citrix Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (45.45%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (36.36%) Clustering
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Signage
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Unix
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Solaris
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) Demand Management
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) High Availability
2 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) Security Hardening
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) RHCE
4 1 (9.09%) RHCSS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (63.64%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (63.64%) XenApp
2 7 (63.64%) XenDesktop
3 5 (45.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (27.27%) BitLocker
5 2 (18.18%) GFS2
5 2 (18.18%) OCFS2
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (18.18%) Ansible
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
3 2 (18.18%) Netcool
3 2 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Unicenter
3 2 (18.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (18.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Citrix
3 7 (63.64%) AppSense
3 7 (63.64%) Wyse
4 5 (45.45%) Dell
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) Symantec
7 2 (18.18%) CA
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco
7 2 (18.18%) EMC
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) Meridio
7 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
7 2 (18.18%) Veritas
7 2 (18.18%) Xerox
8 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 1 (9.09%) Polycom