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 3 months to 23 May 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
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 517 535 512
Rank change year-on-year +18 -23  
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 64 115 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.65% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 61 48
Median daily rate £300 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.44% +3.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £190 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £330 £284
% change year-on-year +6.21% +16.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 15
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.16 £12.30 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £19.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £13.38 £21.50
% change year-on-year +30.84% -37.79%  

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14860 17624 17518
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.15% 32.96% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9653 11527 10749
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 563 680
Median hourly rate £27.00 £22.54 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.78% +21.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +28.26% +24.32%  

Thin Client
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 23 May 2017.

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 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Thin Client in the UK

Thin Client
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 60 £295 -11.94% 14
South East +37 17 £508 +33.11% 3
London 0 15 £225 -32.83% 5
Buckinghamshire -3 11 £625 +54.32% 1
Milton Keynes - 11 £625 - 1
East Midlands - 8 £325 - 2
Derbyshire - 7 £250 -
Derby - 7 £250 -
East of England +4 6 £344 +61.76% 2
North East +34 5 £208 -9.78% 1
Berkshire +19 4 £217 -27.18% 1
South West +7 4 £488 +50.00%
Hertfordshire +7 4 £388 +55.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +38 2 £215 -6.52%
Tyne and Wear +36 2 £215 -6.52%
West Midlands +25 2 £400 -13.51%
Yorkshire +20 2 £258 -
Hampshire +20 2 £490 -
Birmingham +14 2 £400 -
Bracknell +4 2 £269 -9.73%
Reading - 2 £165 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £123 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 £258 -
Durham - 2 - -
Scotland +43 1 - -
Cheshire +23 1 £325 -23.52%
Bromley +9 1 £425 -
Glasgow +7 1 - -
North West -3 1 £325 -16.66% 1

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 151 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 92 (60.93%) Windows
3 80 (52.98%) Citrix
4 78 (51.66%) Active Directory
5 73 (48.34%) Microsoft
6 54 (35.76%) VMware
7 45 (29.80%) XenApp
8 43 (28.48%) XenDesktop
9 40 (26.49%) SCCM
9 40 (26.49%) Windows 7
10 38 (25.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 38 (25.17%) Microsoft Office
11 37 (24.50%) HP
12 36 (23.84%) AppSense
12 36 (23.84%) Security Cleared
12 36 (23.84%) Windows Server
13 35 (23.18%) Microsoft App-V
14 33 (21.85%) ITIL
15 30 (19.87%) Windows Server 2008
16 29 (19.21%) Finance
17 28 (18.54%) Wyse
18 27 (17.88%) DNS
19 25 (16.56%) Windows Server 2003
20 24 (15.89%) DHCP
21 22 (14.57%) Windows XP
21 22 (14.57%) Virtual Desktop
22 21 (13.91%) DV Cleared
22 21 (13.91%) Cisco
23 20 (13.25%) MS Exchange
23 20 (13.25%) SQL

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 20 (13.25%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.30%) Skype for Business
4 6 (3.97%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.31%) Apache
5 5 (3.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (3.31%) Live Communications Server
6 3 (1.99%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.99%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.32%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.66%) IIS
8 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 38 (25.17%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.99%) AutoCAD
2 3 (1.99%) Siemens NX
3 1 (0.66%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.99%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.66%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.28%) Office 365
2 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.88%) DNS
2 24 (15.89%) DHCP
3 13 (8.61%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (8.61%) VPN
4 12 (7.95%) BIG-IP
5 10 (6.62%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (6.62%) SAN
6 9 (5.96%) LAN
6 9 (5.96%) WAN
7 8 (5.30%) Internet
8 6 (3.97%) 3G
8 6 (3.97%) Firewall
8 6 (3.97%) Network Security
8 6 (3.97%) SSL
8 6 (3.97%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.97%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (3.31%) NetScaler
9 5 (3.31%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (2.65%) IPsec
10 4 (2.65%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.30%) DB2
3 6 (3.97%) MS Access
4 3 (1.99%) Big Data
5 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.66%) Impala
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (3.31%) MSI
2 4 (2.65%) AdminStudio
3 3 (1.99%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.66%) JIRA
5 1 (0.66%) Selenium
5 1 (0.66%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.66%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.66%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (19.21%) Finance
2 5 (3.31%) Banking
3 4 (2.65%) Local Government
3 4 (2.65%) Retail
4 3 (1.99%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.66%) Back Office
6 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (27.15%) Analyst
2 24 (15.89%) Architect
2 24 (15.89%) Desktop Support
3 13 (8.61%) Enterprise Architect
4 12 (7.95%) Citrix Analyst
5 11 (7.28%) Support Analyst
6 10 (6.62%) IT Support
6 10 (6.62%) Support Engineer
7 9 (5.96%) Desktop Analyst
8 8 (5.30%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (5.30%) IT Support Technician
8 8 (5.30%) IT Technician
8 8 (5.30%) Service Analyst
8 8 (5.30%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (5.30%) Support Technician
9 7 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (4.64%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) Developer
9 7 (4.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.96%) HTML
2 5 (3.31%) HTML5
2 5 (3.31%) RESTful
2 5 (3.31%) Web Services
3 4 (2.65%) Middleware
3 4 (2.65%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (2.65%) XML
4 3 (1.99%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.99%) DHTML
4 3 (1.99%) Itk
4 3 (1.99%) XSL
4 3 (1.99%) XSLT
5 2 (1.32%) .NET
5 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.66%) Flash
6 1 (0.66%) REST
6 1 (0.66%) SAML
6 1 (0.66%) SOAP
6 1 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 151 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 20 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.95%) Data Centre
4 11 (7.28%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.62%) Clustering
6 9 (5.96%) CMDB
7 8 (5.30%) AS400
7 8 (5.30%) iSeries
7 8 (5.30%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (3.97%) Blackberry
8 6 (3.97%) Handset
9 5 (3.31%) Computer Science
9 5 (3.31%) User Experience
10 3 (1.99%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.32%) Digital Signage
11 2 (1.32%) NHS
11 2 (1.32%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.66%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 92 (60.93%) Windows
2 40 (26.49%) Windows 7
3 36 (23.84%) Windows Server
4 30 (19.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (16.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (14.57%) Windows XP
7 20 (13.25%) Windows 10
8 17 (11.26%) Linux
9 16 (10.60%) Windows 8
10 15 (9.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (7.28%) Unix
12 7 (4.64%) Mac OS X
13 6 (3.97%) Solaris
14 4 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (1.99%) Apple iOS
15 3 (1.99%) CentOS
15 3 (1.99%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (1.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.85%) ITIL
2 19 (12.58%) Migration
3 17 (11.26%) DevOps
4 14 (9.27%) Incident Management
4 14 (9.27%) Service Management
5 11 (7.28%) Protective Monitoring
6 9 (5.96%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (5.96%) Application Packaging
6 9 (5.96%) Configuration Management
7 8 (5.30%) Problem Management
7 8 (5.30%) Validation
8 7 (4.64%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (3.97%) Identity Management
9 6 (3.97%) Project Management
9 6 (3.97%) Server Virtualisation
9 6 (3.97%) Software Delivery
10 5 (3.31%) High Availability
11 4 (2.65%) Security Hardening
11 4 (2.65%) TOGAF
11 4 (2.65%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.25%) SQL
2 13 (8.61%) PowerShell
3 11 (7.28%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.64%) Java
5 5 (3.31%) C
5 5 (3.31%) C++
5 5 (3.31%) VBScript
6 4 (2.65%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.99%) C#
7 3 (1.99%) Python
7 3 (1.99%) Tcl
7 3 (1.99%) XPath
8 2 (1.32%) VB
8 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.66%) VB6
Qualifications
1 36 (23.84%) Security Cleared
2 21 (13.91%) DV Cleared
3 14 (9.27%) SC Cleared
4 13 (8.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (7.28%) Degree
6 7 (4.64%) MCDST
7 4 (2.65%) MCP
8 3 (1.99%) MCSE
9 2 (1.32%) CCNP
9 2 (1.32%) CCSE
9 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.32%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.32%) RHCE
9 2 (1.32%) RHCSS
9 2 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.66%) HND
10 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.28%) GPG13
2 7 (4.64%) SLA
3 4 (2.65%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.99%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 78 (51.66%) Active Directory
2 45 (29.80%) XenApp
3 43 (28.48%) XenDesktop
4 38 (25.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (23.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 22 (14.57%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (6.62%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (3.97%) BitLocker
8 6 (3.97%) Hyper-V
9 4 (2.65%) GFS2
9 4 (2.65%) OCFS2
9 4 (2.65%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (2.65%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.32%) XenServer
11 1 (0.66%) Docker
11 1 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.66%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (26.49%) SCCM
2 11 (7.28%) AppDNA
3 8 (5.30%) NetBackup
3 8 (5.30%) Tivoli
4 6 (3.97%) Netcool
4 6 (3.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (3.97%) Unicenter
5 5 (3.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (3.31%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 4 (2.65%) Ansible
6 4 (2.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (2.65%) vRealize
7 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.99%) SCOM
8 1 (0.66%) DameWare
8 1 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.66%) Puppet
Vendors
1 80 (52.98%) Citrix
2 73 (48.34%) Microsoft
3 54 (35.76%) VMware
4 37 (24.50%) HP
5 36 (23.84%) AppSense
6 28 (18.54%) Wyse
7 21 (13.91%) Cisco
8 13 (8.61%) Oracle
9 12 (7.95%) F5
10 11 (7.28%) Palo Alto
11 9 (5.96%) Apple
11 9 (5.96%) Dell
11 9 (5.96%) ThinPrint
12 8 (5.30%) Hitachi
12 8 (5.30%) IBM
12 8 (5.30%) Remedy
12 8 (5.30%) Veritas
13 6 (3.97%) CheckPoint
13 6 (3.97%) EMC
13 6 (3.97%) Meridio
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