The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 529 574 496
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -78
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 95 62 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.35% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 36 102
Median daily rate £350 £345 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £171 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £455 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £212
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +41.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 9
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.86 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% -8.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.42 £22.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.86 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.88% +2.32%
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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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16545 17601 17272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.35% 33.36% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 10762 11157 10618
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 745 754
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.93 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.14 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in England

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in England

Fat Client
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fat Client across the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Fat Client Daily Rate Histogram in England

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in England

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +10 38 £490 +34.24% 3
South East +22 16 £325 +9.70% 2
North West +18 14 £550 +57.14% 1
East of England +15 10 £338 +12.50%
South West +15 9 £285 -12.30%
West Midlands -30 5 £350 - 1
North East - 2 £218 - 1
East Midlands -8 1 £115 -58.18% 2
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Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 England region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 184 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 146 (79.35%) Windows
3 118 (64.13%) Active Directory
4 114 (61.96%) Citrix
5 86 (46.74%) Microsoft
6 84 (45.65%) Windows Server
7 81 (44.02%) VMware
8 69 (37.50%) Windows 7
9 63 (34.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 61 (33.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 53 (28.80%) VMware Infrastructure
11 53 (28.80%) XenApp
12 48 (26.09%) ITIL
12 48 (26.09%) MS Office
13 43 (23.37%) SCCM
13 43 (23.37%) Security Cleared
14 42 (22.83%) MS Exchange
15 39 (21.20%) DNS
16 37 (20.11%) HP
16 37 (20.11%) AppSense
17 35 (19.02%) Microsoft App-V
18 33 (17.93%) MS Excel
19 32 (17.39%) Wyse
19 32 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
20 31 (16.85%) SQL Server
21 30 (16.30%) DHCP
22 28 (15.22%) Data Centre
23 26 (14.13%) PowerShell
24 25 (13.59%) Incident Management
24 25 (13.59%) SLA

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 42 (22.83%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
2 20 (10.87%) SharePoint
3 17 (9.24%) Skype for Business
4 9 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (4.35%) Live Communications Server
6 7 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.09%) IBM Domino
8 2 (1.09%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.09%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.54%) CMS
9 1 (0.54%) IIS
9 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 48 (26.09%) MS Office
2 33 (17.93%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.35%) PaintShop Pro
3 8 (4.35%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.15%) Office 365
2 9 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.35%) GitHub
4 5 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.09%) SaaS
6 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 39 (21.20%) DNS
2 30 (16.30%) DHCP
3 18 (9.78%) Wi-Fi
4 17 (9.24%) 3G
5 16 (8.70%) NetScaler
6 15 (8.15%) SAN
7 14 (7.61%) HTTP
8 13 (7.07%) Firewall
9 11 (5.98%) LAN
10 10 (5.43%) DVB
10 10 (5.43%) Internet
11 9 (4.89%) TCP/IP
12 8 (4.35%) Network Security
12 8 (4.35%) WAN
13 7 (3.80%) SMS
14 6 (3.26%) Intranet
14 6 (3.26%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (3.26%) VoIP
15 5 (2.72%) IP Telephony
15 5 (2.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.35%) MS Access
3 5 (2.72%) GIS
4 4 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.63%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.63%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.09%) MySQL
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.54%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.54%) OLTP
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.54%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 9 (4.89%) Cucumber
1 9 (4.89%) Maven
1 9 (4.89%) Subversion
2 4 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (2.17%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.09%) JBuilder
4 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.54%) MSI
4 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (8.15%) Finance
2 11 (5.98%) Back Office
3 7 (3.80%) Legal
4 4 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.09%) Banking
5 2 (1.09%) Local Government
5 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.54%) Advertising
6 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Law
6 1 (0.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 46 (25.00%) Analyst
2 30 (16.30%) Desktop Support
3 16 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (7.61%) Support Engineer
5 13 (7.07%) Architect
5 13 (7.07%) Developer
6 12 (6.52%) Citrix Specialist
6 12 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (5.98%) Service Analyst
8 10 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (5.43%) Citrix Support
8 10 (5.43%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (4.89%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 9 (4.89%) Incident Analyst
9 9 (4.89%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.80%) Citrix Analyst
10 7 (3.80%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 6 (3.26%) Desktop Analyst
11 6 (3.26%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.15%) XML
2 12 (6.52%) HTML
2 12 (6.52%) XSD
3 9 (4.89%) Flash
3 9 (4.89%) HTML5
3 9 (4.89%) JSON
3 9 (4.89%) Spring
4 3 (1.63%) Web Services
5 2 (1.09%) .NET
5 2 (1.09%) SOAP
5 2 (1.09%) Struts
6 1 (0.54%) XSL
6 1 (0.54%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 184 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 28 (15.22%) Data Centre
3 13 (7.07%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.52%) Blackberry
4 12 (6.52%) Interactive TV
5 10 (5.43%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (5.43%) MPEG
6 8 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.35%) Client/Server
6 8 (4.35%) Clustering
7 7 (3.80%) Statistics
8 6 (3.26%) Computer Science
8 6 (3.26%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (2.17%) PKI
9 4 (2.17%) User Experience
10 3 (1.63%) NHS
10 3 (1.63%) PDA
10 3 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (1.09%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 146 (79.35%) Windows
2 84 (45.65%) Windows Server
3 69 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 63 (34.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (33.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (9.24%) Windows XP
8 16 (8.70%) Windows 10
9 12 (6.52%) Windows 8
10 11 (5.98%) Linux
11 8 (4.35%) Unix
12 7 (3.80%) Solaris
12 7 (3.80%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.63%) SUSE
14 2 (1.09%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (26.09%) ITIL
2 25 (13.59%) Incident Management
3 24 (13.04%) Problem Management
4 23 (12.50%) Service Management
5 22 (11.96%) Migration
6 20 (10.87%) Service Delivery
7 18 (9.78%) Software Delivery
8 14 (7.61%) Information Security
9 13 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (7.07%) Application Packaging
10 12 (6.52%) Scrum
11 11 (5.98%) ITIL V3
11 11 (5.98%) Project Management
12 10 (5.43%) TDD
13 9 (4.89%) Kanban
13 9 (4.89%) MVC
13 9 (4.89%) Pair Programming
14 8 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (4.35%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.13%) PowerShell
2 18 (9.78%) SQL
3 15 (8.15%) C
3 15 (8.15%) Java
4 13 (7.07%) C++
5 12 (6.52%) ANSI C
6 11 (5.98%) JavaScript
7 9 (4.89%) ActionScript
8 3 (1.63%) Perl
9 2 (1.09%) VB
10 1 (0.54%) C#
10 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (23.37%) Security Cleared
2 19 (10.33%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.61%) DV Cleared
4 11 (5.98%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (5.98%) Degree
5 8 (4.35%) MCP
6 6 (3.26%) CISSP
7 5 (2.72%) ISEB
7 5 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.72%) PMI Certification
7 5 (2.72%) PMP
7 5 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (2.17%) MCSE
9 3 (1.63%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.09%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.09%) CCNA
10 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.54%) MCSA
11 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.59%) SLA
2 10 (5.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (5.43%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.17%) COBIT
4 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.09%) QA
5 1 (0.54%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.54%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.54%) RMADS
System Software
1 118 (64.13%) Active Directory
2 53 (28.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (28.80%) XenApp
3 35 (19.02%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 16 (8.70%) XenDesktop
5 13 (7.07%) Terminal Services
6 10 (5.43%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (4.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 9 (4.89%) Hyper-V
8 7 (3.80%) Terminal Server
9 6 (3.26%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (2.72%) vSphere
11 4 (2.17%) BitLocker
11 4 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (2.17%) XenServer
12 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 43 (23.37%) SCCM
2 9 (4.89%) Netcool
3 8 (4.35%) NetBackup
3 8 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (4.35%) Unicenter
3 8 (4.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 7 (3.80%) SCOM
5 6 (3.26%) SCOrch
6 5 (2.72%) DameWare
7 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.17%) Puppet
7 4 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (1.63%) DatAdvantage
8 3 (1.63%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (1.63%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.09%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.09%) WSUS
10 1 (0.54%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 114 (61.96%) Citrix
2 86 (46.74%) Microsoft
3 81 (44.02%) VMware
4 37 (20.11%) AppSense
4 37 (20.11%) HP
5 32 (17.39%) Wyse
6 23 (12.50%) Dell
7 20 (10.87%) Cisco
8 17 (9.24%) Oracle
9 13 (7.07%) ThinPrint
10 12 (6.52%) OpenTV
11 10 (5.43%) EMC
12 9 (4.89%) CheckPoint
12 9 (4.89%) LANDesk
13 8 (4.35%) Meridio
13 8 (4.35%) Veritas
14 6 (3.26%) Symantec
15 4 (2.17%) Avaya
15 4 (2.17%) Polycom
15 4 (2.17%) Remedy
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