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 24 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
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 542 548 516
Rank change year-on-year +6 -32  
Contract jobs citing Thin Client 59 96 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.54% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 53 48
Median daily rate £250 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +13.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £169 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £487 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £338 £275
% change year-on-year -33.33% +22.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 14
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.47% -18.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.22 £12.45 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £19.90 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +14.75% -27.38%  

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 15350 17924 17751
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.18% 33.33% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9976 11744 11107
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 588 660
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +17.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.50 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.39 £47.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +14 57 £250 -28.57% 9
London +2 17 £250 -39.39% 6
West Midlands +31 9 £113 -75.67%
South East +25 9 £247 -35.21% 2
East Midlands - 7 £225 -
North East +59 6 £200 -8.67%
East of England -5 6 £346 -1.07%
Derby - 6 £125 -
Derbyshire - 6 £125 -
Berkshire +20 5 £217 -27.18%
Birmingham +18 5 £320 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £346 -
Bracknell +3 3 £269 -9.73%
Newcastle upon Tyne +68 2 £215 -2.27%
Tyne and Wear +66 2 £215 -2.27%
Yorkshire +21 2 £258 - 1
Coventry +14 2 £105 -76.66%
Wolverhampton - 2 £113 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £165 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £258 -
Durham - 2 - -
Watford - 2 £298 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Scotland +44 1 - -
Cheshire +21 1 £325 -16.66%
Hampshire +13 1 £490 -
North West +6 1 £325 -14.47%
Glasgow +2 1 - -
City of London -9 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Thin Client.

1 139 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 81 (58.27%) Citrix
3 79 (56.83%) Windows
4 73 (52.52%) Active Directory
5 69 (49.64%) Microsoft
6 55 (39.57%) VMware
7 40 (28.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 40 (28.78%) XenApp
8 39 (28.06%) XenDesktop
9 38 (27.34%) SCCM
10 36 (25.90%) HP
10 36 (25.90%) Security Cleared
11 35 (25.18%) Windows 7
12 34 (24.46%) Windows Server
12 34 (24.46%) Microsoft App-V
13 32 (23.02%) Microsoft Office
14 31 (22.30%) AppSense
15 30 (21.58%) ITIL
16 29 (20.86%) Wyse
17 27 (19.42%) Finance
18 26 (18.71%) Cisco
19 24 (17.27%) MS Exchange
20 22 (15.83%) DNS
20 22 (15.83%) DV Cleared
20 22 (15.83%) Windows Server 2008
21 20 (14.39%) Virtual Desktop
21 20 (14.39%) Windows 10
21 20 (14.39%) Windows Server 2003
22 19 (13.67%) DHCP
22 19 (13.67%) Analytical Skills

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 24 (17.27%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (5.76%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.32%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.60%) Apache
6 5 (3.60%) Live Communications Server
7 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.16%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.16%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.44%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.72%) IIS
10 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 32 (23.02%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.44%) AutoCAD
2 2 (1.44%) Siemens NX
3 1 (0.72%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.44%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.72%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.35%) Office 365
2 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.83%) DNS
2 19 (13.67%) DHCP
3 13 (9.35%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (8.63%) BIG-IP
4 12 (8.63%) SAN
5 10 (7.19%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (7.19%) VPN
6 6 (4.32%) Network Security
6 6 (4.32%) SSL
7 5 (3.60%) Firewall
7 5 (3.60%) Internet
7 5 (3.60%) LAN
7 5 (3.60%) NetScaler
7 5 (3.60%) WAN
8 4 (2.88%) 3G
8 4 (2.88%) IPsec
8 4 (2.88%) LDAP
8 4 (2.88%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.32%) MS Access
3 3 (2.16%) Big Data
3 3 (2.16%) DB2
4 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.72%) Impala
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (3.60%) MSI
2 4 (2.88%) AdminStudio
3 3 (2.16%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.72%) JIRA
5 1 (0.72%) Selenium
5 1 (0.72%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.72%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (19.42%) Finance
2 7 (5.04%) Banking
3 4 (2.88%) Retail
4 3 (2.16%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.44%) Local Government
6 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.72%) Law
6 1 (0.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (27.34%) Analyst
2 24 (17.27%) Desktop Support
3 20 (14.39%) Architect
4 12 (8.63%) Desktop Analyst
4 12 (8.63%) Support Analyst
5 10 (7.19%) Enterprise Architect
6 9 (6.47%) Citrix Analyst
6 9 (6.47%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 9 (6.47%) Support Engineer
7 8 (5.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (5.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.76%) IT Support
8 7 (5.04%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.04%) Developer
8 7 (5.04%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Active Directory Analyst
10 5 (3.60%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (3.60%) DV Cleared Desktop Support
10 5 (3.60%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.76%) HTML
2 5 (3.60%) HTML5
2 5 (3.60%) RESTful
3 4 (2.88%) Middleware
3 4 (2.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (2.88%) Web Services
4 3 (2.16%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.16%) XML
5 2 (1.44%) .NET
5 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.44%) DHTML
5 2 (1.44%) Itk
5 2 (1.44%) XSL
5 2 (1.44%) XSLT
6 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.72%) REST
6 1 (0.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.72%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 139 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 19 (13.67%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (12.95%) Data Centre
4 13 (9.35%) Management Information System
5 12 (8.63%) CMDB
6 10 (7.19%) Blackberry
6 10 (7.19%) Clustering
7 8 (5.76%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (3.60%) AS400
8 5 (3.60%) Computer Science
8 5 (3.60%) iSeries
8 5 (3.60%) User Experience
9 3 (2.16%) Handset
10 2 (1.44%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.44%) Digital Signage
10 2 (1.44%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 79 (56.83%) Windows
2 35 (25.18%) Windows 7
3 34 (24.46%) Windows Server
4 22 (15.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (14.39%) Windows 10
5 20 (14.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (11.51%) Windows XP
7 13 (9.35%) Linux
7 13 (9.35%) Windows 8
8 12 (8.63%) Unix
9 10 (7.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (4.32%) Solaris
11 4 (2.88%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.88%) Mac OS X
11 4 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.16%) CentOS
12 3 (2.16%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.44%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.58%) ITIL
2 18 (12.95%) Migration
3 16 (11.51%) DevOps
4 14 (10.07%) Configuration Management
4 14 (10.07%) Incident Management
4 14 (10.07%) Service Management
5 11 (7.91%) Protective Monitoring
6 9 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (6.47%) Problem Management
7 8 (5.76%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (5.04%) Validation
9 6 (4.32%) Identity Management
9 6 (4.32%) Project Management
10 5 (3.60%) Application Packaging
10 5 (3.60%) High Availability
10 5 (3.60%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.60%) Release Management
10 5 (3.60%) Server Virtualisation
11 4 (2.88%) Customer Requirements
11 4 (2.88%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.51%) PowerShell
2 15 (10.79%) SQL
3 10 (7.19%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.32%) Java
5 5 (3.60%) C
5 5 (3.60%) VBScript
6 4 (2.88%) C++
6 4 (2.88%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.16%) C#
7 3 (2.16%) Python
8 2 (1.44%) Tcl
8 2 (1.44%) VB
8 2 (1.44%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.44%) XPath
9 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.72%) Perl
9 1 (0.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 36 (25.90%) Security Cleared
2 22 (15.83%) DV Cleared
3 12 (8.63%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.32%) Degree
6 4 (2.88%) MCDST
6 4 (2.88%) MCP
7 3 (2.16%) MCSE
8 2 (1.44%) CCNP
8 2 (1.44%) CCSE
8 2 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.44%) RHCE
8 2 (1.44%) RHCSS
8 2 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.72%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.91%) GPG13
2 7 (5.04%) SLA
3 4 (2.88%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.44%) QA
System Software
1 73 (52.52%) Active Directory
2 40 (28.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (28.78%) XenApp
3 39 (28.06%) XenDesktop
4 34 (24.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (14.39%) Virtual Desktop
6 10 (7.19%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (5.76%) Hyper-V
8 6 (4.32%) BitLocker
8 6 (4.32%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.88%) GFS2
9 4 (2.88%) OCFS2
9 4 (2.88%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (2.88%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.44%) XenServer
11 1 (0.72%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.72%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (27.34%) SCCM
2 11 (7.91%) AppDNA
3 8 (5.76%) NetBackup
4 7 (5.04%) Netcool
5 6 (4.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (4.32%) Unicenter
6 5 (3.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (3.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 4 (2.88%) Ansible
7 4 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.88%) SafeCom
7 4 (2.88%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.88%) vRealize
7 4 (2.88%) WSUS
8 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (2.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.44%) SCOM
10 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 81 (58.27%) Citrix
2 69 (49.64%) Microsoft
3 55 (39.57%) VMware
4 36 (25.90%) HP
5 31 (22.30%) AppSense
6 29 (20.86%) Wyse
7 26 (18.71%) Cisco
8 13 (9.35%) Oracle
9 12 (8.63%) F5
10 11 (7.91%) Palo Alto
11 9 (6.47%) Dell
11 9 (6.47%) Symantec
11 9 (6.47%) ThinPrint
12 8 (5.76%) NetApp
12 8 (5.76%) Veritas
13 7 (5.04%) IBM
13 7 (5.04%) Remedy
14 6 (4.32%) Apple
14 6 (4.32%) EMC
14 6 (4.32%) McAfee
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