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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 175 195 168
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -27
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 21 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.22% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 0.57% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 21
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£400 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £503 £637
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £200 £330
% change year-on-year
+93.75% -39.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £16.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-35.93% +6.66%
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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
1918 2267 2082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.78% 38.33% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1502 1649 1614
Average daily rate £470 £500 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 51
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.05 £42.50 £90.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 46 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 31 (67.39%) Citrix
3 22 (47.83%) Windows
3 22 (47.83%) VMware
3 22 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
5 17 (36.96%) DNS
6 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
7 14 (30.43%) Cisco
7 14 (30.43%) HP
7 14 (30.43%) Linux
7 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (28.26%) XenApp
8 13 (28.26%) F5
8 13 (28.26%) DHCP
8 13 (28.26%) CheckPoint
8 13 (28.26%) Firewall
9 12 (26.09%) Blackberry
9 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (23.91%) BIG-IP
11 10 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (21.74%) Infoblox
11 10 (21.74%) Imperva
11 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
11 10 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (21.74%) Network Security
11 10 (21.74%) DMVPN
11 10 (21.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 10 (21.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 10 (21.74%) CCNP

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 9 (19.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.35%) IIS
6 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.17%) JBoss
6 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.17%) Lync
6 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.04%) ION MarketView
1 6 (13.04%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) DNS
2 13 (28.26%) DHCP
2 13 (28.26%) Firewall
3 11 (23.91%) BIG-IP
4 10 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (21.74%) Network Security
4 10 (21.74%) DMVPN
4 10 (21.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 10 (21.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 10 (21.74%) NetScreen
4 10 (21.74%) OSPF
4 10 (21.74%) BGP
5 9 (19.57%) SAN
6 6 (13.04%) LAN
7 3 (6.52%) MPLS
7 3 (6.52%) Internet
8 2 (4.35%) NAS
8 2 (4.35%) FTP
8 2 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.17%) EDRMS
1 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MSI
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Publishing
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) Network Security Specialist
2 10 (21.74%) Security Specialist
2 10 (21.74%) Network Specialist
3 7 (15.22%) Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Java Swing Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Citrix Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Storage Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) SAN Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Server Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) HP Storage Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.35%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) RESTful
1 6 (13.04%) JavaFX
1 6 (13.04%) HTML5
1 6 (13.04%) Web Services
1 6 (13.04%) Swing
1 6 (13.04%) CSS
1 6 (13.04%) HTML
1 6 (13.04%) Rendezvous
2 2 (4.35%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) SOAP
3 1 (2.17%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) Java EE
3 1 (2.17%) Ajax
3 1 (2.17%) REST
3 1 (2.17%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 46 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 12 (26.09%) Blackberry
3 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (13.04%) Fixed Income
5 3 (6.52%) Clustering
5 3 (6.52%) Replication
5 3 (6.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (4.35%) Smartphone
6 2 (4.35%) Smartcard
7 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) Linux
2 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.17%) Windows CE
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) E-Commerce
2 8 (17.39%) Load Balancing
3 7 (15.22%) ITIL
3 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.22%) TDD
3 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (13.04%) BDD
4 6 (13.04%) Automated Testing
5 4 (8.70%) Line Management
5 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.52%) Workflow
7 2 (4.35%) Migration
7 2 (4.35%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.35%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.17%) BCP
8 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.17%) Service Management
8 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.17%) SOA
8 1 (2.17%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) Java
2 7 (15.22%) C
3 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.35%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) VBScript
4 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.17%) VBA
4 1 (2.17%) C#
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) CCNP
1 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (21.74%) CCSE
2 2 (4.35%) MCDST
2 2 (4.35%) MCITP
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.35%) A+ Certification
2 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (4.35%) MCP
3 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 13 (28.26%) XenApp
4 7 (15.22%) Hyper-V
5 6 (13.04%) Xen
6 5 (10.87%) vSphere
7 4 (8.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (8.70%) VMware Server
8 2 (4.35%) Terminal Services
8 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
9 1 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (2.17%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Tivoli
1 3 (6.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (6.52%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.17%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.17%) WSUS
2 1 (2.17%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.17%) WMI
2 1 (2.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 31 (67.39%) Citrix
2 22 (47.83%) VMware
3 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
4 14 (30.43%) Cisco
4 14 (30.43%) HP
5 13 (28.26%) F5
5 13 (28.26%) CheckPoint
6 10 (21.74%) Infoblox
6 10 (21.74%) Imperva
6 10 (21.74%) Blue Coat
7 6 (13.04%) ION Trading
7 6 (13.04%) TIBCO
8 4 (8.70%) Reuters
8 4 (8.70%) Bloomberg
9 3 (6.52%) IBM
9 3 (6.52%) Veeam
9 3 (6.52%) 3PAR
10 2 (4.35%) NetApp
10 2 (4.35%) CQG
11 1 (2.17%) AppSense
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