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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 177 191 203
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +12
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 15 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 0.44% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 3
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£475 £275 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £264 £416
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -36.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £15.50 £14.51
% change year-on-year
+37.09% +6.82%
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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
1917 2252 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.33% 37.67% 36.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 1736 1782
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 54
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.30 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fat Client across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Fat Client Daily Rate Histogram 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 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Fat Client also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Fat Client.

1 37 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 27 (72.97%) Citrix
3 22 (59.46%) VMware
4 21 (56.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (51.35%) Cisco
6 17 (45.95%) Windows
7 15 (40.54%) DNS
8 14 (37.84%) Linux
8 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
8 14 (37.84%) HP
8 14 (37.84%) CheckPoint
8 14 (37.84%) Firewall
9 13 (35.14%) BIG-IP
9 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
9 13 (35.14%) DHCP
9 13 (35.14%) ITIL
10 12 (32.43%) LAN
10 12 (32.43%) F5
11 11 (29.73%) DMVPN
11 11 (29.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 11 (29.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (29.73%) Infoblox
11 11 (29.73%) Imperva
11 11 (29.73%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (29.73%) Network Security
11 11 (29.73%) E-Commerce
11 11 (29.73%) CCNP
11 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Fat Client also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Fat Client. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.70%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
1 7 (18.92%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.70%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) DNS
2 14 (37.84%) Firewall
3 13 (35.14%) BIG-IP
3 13 (35.14%) DHCP
4 12 (32.43%) LAN
5 11 (29.73%) DMVPN
5 11 (29.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (29.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 11 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (29.73%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (29.73%) Network Security
5 11 (29.73%) OSPF
5 11 (29.73%) BGP
5 11 (29.73%) NetScreen
6 9 (24.32%) SAN
7 7 (18.92%) WAN
8 4 (10.81%) Ethernet
9 2 (5.41%) DSL
9 2 (5.41%) MPLS
9 2 (5.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MSI
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Swedish Language
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Security Specialist
1 11 (29.73%) Network Specialist
1 11 (29.73%) Network Security Specialist
2 8 (21.62%) Administrator
2 8 (21.62%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) SAN Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Server Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.70%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) RESTful
2 1 (2.70%) Itk
2 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.70%) SOAP
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (18.92%) Blackberry
4 4 (10.81%) Replication
4 4 (10.81%) Clustering
5 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.70%) iPhone
6 1 (2.70%) BYOD
6 1 (2.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Linux
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.70%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ITIL
2 11 (29.73%) E-Commerce
3 6 (16.22%) ITSM
3 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
4 5 (13.51%) Line Management
4 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.81%) Migration
6 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
6 3 (8.11%) ITIL V3
6 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.11%) Change Management
7 2 (5.41%) BCP
7 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.41%) Service Management
7 2 (5.41%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.70%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) C
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) VBScript
4 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) CCNP
1 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (29.73%) CCSE
2 5 (13.51%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.81%) MCSE
3 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.70%) HL7
2 1 (2.70%) DICOM
System Software
1 21 (56.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
3 9 (24.32%) XenApp
4 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
4 5 (13.51%) Xen
5 4 (10.81%) vSphere
5 4 (10.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (10.81%) VMware Server
6 2 (5.41%) NLBS
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Tivoli
1 4 (10.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (10.81%) HP SIM
2 3 (8.11%) WSUS
3 1 (2.70%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.70%) Puppet
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.70%) WMI
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.70%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) Citrix
2 22 (59.46%) VMware
3 19 (51.35%) Cisco
4 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
4 14 (37.84%) HP
4 14 (37.84%) CheckPoint
5 12 (32.43%) F5
6 11 (29.73%) Infoblox
6 11 (29.73%) Imperva
6 11 (29.73%) Blue Coat
7 5 (13.51%) Remedy
8 4 (10.81%) IBM
8 4 (10.81%) 3PAR
9 3 (8.11%) SAP
9 3 (8.11%) BMC
10 2 (5.41%) McAfee
11 1 (2.70%) Leostream
11 1 (2.70%) Blue Prism
11 1 (2.70%) BT
11 1 (2.70%) InterSystems
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