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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 159 152 192
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +40
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 5 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.17% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.43% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 17
Median daily rate £110 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.50% +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £240
% change year-on-year
- +35.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.33 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.05 £21.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-29.98% +53.57%
Fat Client
London

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
1292 1389 2199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.64% 40.05% 37.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 1068 1707
Median daily rate £505 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.90 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £28.95 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.51%

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 4 December 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) MS Office
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) Terminal Services
4 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Information Management
6 2 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (25.00%) Legal
6 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (25.00%) VoIP
6 2 (25.00%) Service Management
7 1 (12.50%) High Availability
7 1 (12.50%) OLTP
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

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 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) OLTP
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Support
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Support
2 1 (12.50%) ICT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) Information Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
3 1 (12.50%) FactSet
3 1 (12.50%) Fidessa
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Reuters
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