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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fat Client
London / City of London
Rank 150 149 164
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 3 2 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.066% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.16% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 18
Median daily rate £110 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.15 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £21.50 £9.88
% change year-on-year
-43.86% +117.72%

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
1131 1219 1964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.35% 40.24% 38.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 923 1542
Median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £669 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 30
Median hourly rate £21.75 £19.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +14.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.24 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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 23 January 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 5 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) TKPROF
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Optimisation
4 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion

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 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) OLTP
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Support
2 1 (20.00%) ICT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Optimisation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle