The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fat Client
London / City of London
Rank 153 - 171
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 2 0 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% - 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% - 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 17
Median daily rate £425 - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £319 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -17.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £21.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year
-43.86% +126.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1030 1212 1905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.90% 37.97% 37.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 933 1491
Median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 28 31
Median hourly rate £20.38 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.25% +6.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.92 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.56 £26.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Fat Client as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fat Client across the City of London region.

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client across the City of London region.

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Fat 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 City of London region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 7 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 1 (14.29%) High Availability
5 1 (14.29%) DMVPN
5 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) TKPROF
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) User Experience
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Application Discovery

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DMVPN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) NetScreen
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) OLTP
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (14.29%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Packager
2 1 (14.29%) Check Point Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Support
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Hedge funds
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Application Discovery
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Personalization
3 1 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Optimisation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) CCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Terminal Services
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) AppSense
3 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) Imperva
3 1 (14.29%) Infoblox
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Wyse