Period
to 26 May 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Thin Client in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Thin Client over the 6 months to 26 May 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
UK
6 months to
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 684 698 696
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 150 201 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.60% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 133 90
UK median daily rate £389 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.50% -23.08% -1.52%
10th Percentile £135 £130 £123
90th Percentile £550 £518 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £225 £325
% change year-on-year +68.89% -30.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 13
UK median hourly rate £17.75 £14.15 £12.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.49% +17.19% -32.94%
10th Percentile £13.88 £10.65 £11.47
90th Percentile £24.53 £22.35 £17.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.05 £17.50
% change year-on-year +42.37% -19.73% -5.41%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 30,070 33,572 30,128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.11% 33.07% 33.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,595 22,015 19,522
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £286 £270 £263
90th Percentile £670 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,002 1,040 1,040
UK median hourly rate £20.72 £21.85 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.15% +9.23% -4.76%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.60 £11.32
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.80 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -10.95% +16.67% -14.29%

Thin Client
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Thin Client as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Thin Client in the UK

Thin Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Thin Client in the UK

Thin Client
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Thin Client over the 6 months to 26 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Thin Client in the UK

Thin Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Thin Client in the UK

Thin Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Thin Client over the 6 months to 26 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Thin Client in the UK

Thin Client
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 26 May 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
England +35 137 £396 +16.32% 7
UK excluding London -41 91 £380 +68.89% 6
London +53 57 £463 +4.52% 1
South East +6 36 £375 - 2
South West -14 30 £438 +34.62%
Wales - 9 £231 -
North of England +4 6 £375 +76.47% 3
East of England +12 5 £290 +123.08%
North West +17 3 £325 +5.69%
Yorkshire +8 3 £513 +192.86% 3
West Midlands -5 3 £275 +32.53% 1
Midlands -18 3 £275 +60.58% 1
Scotland -5 2 - -

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 150 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 100 (66.67%) Windows
3 83 (55.33%) Microsoft
4 76 (50.67%) Active Directory
5 74 (49.33%) Citrix
6 64 (42.67%) VMware
7 58 (38.67%) Windows 10
7 58 (38.67%) Windows Server
8 56 (37.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 51 (34.00%) Office 365
10 47 (31.33%) SCCM
11 44 (29.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 42 (28.00%) ITIL
13 39 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 39 (26.00%) DHCP
13 39 (26.00%) DNS
13 39 (26.00%) VMware ESXi
13 39 (26.00%) XenDesktop
14 37 (24.67%) XenApp
15 33 (22.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 33 (22.00%) PowerShell
16 29 (19.33%) Clustering
16 29 (19.33%) Windows 7
17 28 (18.67%) NetScaler
18 27 (18.00%) Microsoft App-V
18 27 (18.00%) Microsoft Office
19 26 (17.33%) Application Packaging
19 26 (17.33%) DevOps
20 25 (16.67%) Skype for Business
20 25 (16.67%) Firewall

Thin Client
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 25 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 13 (8.67%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.33%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.00%) IIS
5 5 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (18.00%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (9.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.67%) Shockwave
4 1 (0.67%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 51 (34.00%) Office 365
2 33 (22.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.67%) OpenShift
4 12 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (5.33%) Yammer
7 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.67%) IaaS
7 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (26.00%) DHCP
1 39 (26.00%) DNS
2 28 (18.67%) NetScaler
3 25 (16.67%) Firewall
4 24 (16.00%) Skype
5 23 (15.33%) SAN
6 19 (12.67%) VLAN
7 14 (9.33%) VPN
8 12 (8.00%) LAN
8 12 (8.00%) WAN
9 10 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (6.67%) iSCSI
10 9 (6.00%) VoIP
11 5 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (3.33%) Wireless
12 4 (2.67%) TCP/IP
13 3 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (2.00%) Internet
13 3 (2.00%) PBX
13 3 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (9.33%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.67%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.00%) JIRA
4 2 (1.33%) AutoIt
4 2 (1.33%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.67%) JMeter
5 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.67%) WinDbg
General
1 17 (11.33%) Finance
2 7 (4.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.33%) Local Government
4 1 (0.67%) Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Electronics
4 1 (0.67%) Legal
4 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (27.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (12.67%) Desktop Support
3 16 (10.67%) Developer
4 15 (10.00%) Analyst
5 14 (9.33%) Support Engineer
6 13 (8.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 13 (8.67%) Node.js Developer
7 12 (8.00%) Angular Developer
8 10 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
8 10 (6.67%) Support Analyst
9 9 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (5.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (4.67%) Administrator
11 7 (4.67%) Designer
11 7 (4.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 7 (4.67%) Infrastructure Manager
12 6 (4.00%) Desktop Technician
12 6 (4.00%) IT Support
12 6 (4.00%) Support Technician
12 6 (4.00%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.67%) Node.js
2 14 (9.33%) AngularJS
2 14 (9.33%) CSS
2 14 (9.33%) CSS3
2 14 (9.33%) HTML
2 14 (9.33%) jQuery
2 14 (9.33%) JSON
3 13 (8.67%) D3.js
3 13 (8.67%) Electron Framework
3 13 (8.67%) HTML5
3 13 (8.67%) JSP
3 13 (8.67%) JSTL
3 13 (8.67%) REST
3 13 (8.67%) SOAP
3 13 (8.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 13 (8.67%) Vue.js
4 4 (2.67%) Flash
5 3 (2.00%) .NET
5 3 (2.00%) WebRTC
6 1 (0.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 150 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 29 (19.33%) Clustering
3 18 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (10.67%) Data Centre
5 11 (7.33%) Blackberry
5 11 (7.33%) PKI
5 11 (7.33%) User Experience
6 9 (6.00%) Private Cloud
7 8 (5.33%) Management Information System
8 6 (4.00%) Smartcard
8 6 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (4.00%) Video\Live Streaming
9 5 (3.33%) Driving Licence
9 5 (3.33%) iPad
10 4 (2.67%) iPhone
10 4 (2.67%) Smartphone
11 3 (2.00%) BYOD
11 3 (2.00%) Reinsurance
11 3 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (1.33%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 100 (66.67%) Windows
2 58 (38.67%) Windows 10
2 58 (38.67%) Windows Server
3 39 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (19.33%) Windows 7
5 15 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (8.67%) Linux
7 6 (4.00%) Ubuntu
7 6 (4.00%) Unix
8 5 (3.33%) Android
9 3 (2.00%) CentOS
9 3 (2.00%) Debian
9 3 (2.00%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.33%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.33%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 42 (28.00%) ITIL
3 26 (17.33%) Application Packaging
3 26 (17.33%) DevOps
4 16 (10.67%) Migration
5 15 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (9.33%) Scrum
7 13 (8.67%) Continuous Deployment
7 13 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (8.67%) Multithreading
7 13 (8.67%) Use Case
7 13 (8.67%) User Stories
8 12 (8.00%) Application Virtualisation
8 12 (8.00%) High Availability
9 10 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
9 10 (6.67%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (5.33%) TDD
12 7 (4.67%) ITSM
12 7 (4.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.00%) PowerShell
2 14 (9.33%) Java
2 14 (9.33%) TypeScript
3 9 (6.00%) Bash Shell
4 8 (5.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.33%) SQL
5 6 (4.00%) Python
5 6 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.33%) VBScript
7 4 (2.67%) VB
8 3 (2.00%) C
9 1 (0.67%) C#
9 1 (0.67%) Perl
9 1 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (8.67%) Degree
1 13 (8.67%) Numerate Degree
2 12 (8.00%) CCA
2 12 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (5.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.67%) DV Cleared
4 7 (4.67%) MCP
5 6 (4.00%) ECDL
6 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.67%) A+ Certification
7 4 (2.67%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.00%) MCSA
8 3 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.33%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.33%) NVQ Level 3
10 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.67%) CCAA
10 1 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.67%) SLA
2 5 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.67%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.67%) COBIT
4 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.67%) GDPR
4 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 76 (50.67%) Active Directory
2 56 (37.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (26.00%) VMware ESXi
3 39 (26.00%) XenDesktop
4 37 (24.67%) XenApp
5 27 (18.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 22 (14.67%) Hyper-V
7 14 (9.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 14 (9.33%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (5.33%) DFS Replication
8 8 (5.33%) vSphere
9 7 (4.67%) Terminal Services
10 4 (2.67%) vCloud
10 4 (2.67%) VMware NSX
10 4 (2.67%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (2.00%) Terminal Server
12 2 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 47 (31.33%) SCCM
2 16 (10.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (8.67%) Ansible
3 13 (8.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 7 (4.67%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.00%) Puppet
5 6 (4.00%) systemd
5 6 (4.00%) WSUS
6 4 (2.67%) SCOM
7 3 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (2.00%) SCOrch
7 3 (2.00%) SCSM
8 2 (1.33%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (1.33%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.67%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.67%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.67%) Terraform
9 1 (0.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 83 (55.33%) Microsoft
2 74 (49.33%) Citrix
3 64 (42.67%) VMware
4 24 (16.00%) Cisco
5 21 (14.00%) Dell
5 21 (14.00%) HP
6 18 (12.00%) McAfee
6 18 (12.00%) Wyse
7 15 (10.00%) Ivanti
8 6 (4.00%) CA
8 6 (4.00%) Splunk
9 5 (3.33%) Apple
9 5 (3.33%) Avaya
9 5 (3.33%) Fortinet
9 5 (3.33%) Veeam
10 4 (2.67%) Altiris
10 4 (2.67%) Intel
10 4 (2.67%) Kaspersky
10 4 (2.67%) Remedy
10 4 (2.67%) Sophos