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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 462 420 407
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -13
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 122 146 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 1.14% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 87 71
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£300 £332 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% -5.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £172 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £308 £355
% change year-on-year
-8.94% -13.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.49 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.26 £21.00 £29.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +14.02%
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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
13306 12787 13590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.00% 26.57% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8068 8002 8055
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 587 545 721
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +27 56 £388 -12.67% 2
South West -24 20 £175 -22.22% 3
South East -14 18 £300 -7.69% 6
East of England -35 10 £315 -17.10% 2
North West -23 7 £212 -24.41% 2
East Midlands +5 6 £450 +106.89% 2
West Midlands -23 1 £113 -67.85% 3
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 270 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 173 (64.07%) Citrix
3 172 (63.70%) Windows
4 113 (41.85%) Microsoft
5 102 (37.78%) VMware
6 95 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 95 (35.19%) Windows 7
7 87 (32.22%) Active Directory
8 80 (29.63%) ITIL
9 76 (28.15%) Firewall
10 73 (27.04%) Cisco
11 70 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 65 (24.07%) DNS
13 60 (22.22%) CheckPoint
14 59 (21.85%) Windows Server 2003
14 59 (21.85%) DHCP
15 57 (21.11%) XenApp
16 56 (20.74%) MS Office
17 50 (18.52%) MS Exchange
17 50 (18.52%) HP
18 44 (16.30%) LAN
19 43 (15.93%) Finance
20 42 (15.56%) SAN
20 42 (15.56%) MS Excel
21 39 (14.44%) WAN
21 39 (14.44%) Migration
21 39 (14.44%) BIG-IP
22 37 (13.70%) Linux
23 34 (12.59%) SharePoint
23 34 (12.59%) SLA

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 50 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 34 (12.59%) SharePoint
3 20 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 16 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (4.44%) IBM Notes
6 9 (3.33%) WebLogic
6 9 (3.33%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.48%) Lync
7 4 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.48%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.11%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.74%) Site Server
10 1 (0.37%) Content Management Server
10 1 (0.37%) IIS
10 1 (0.37%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 56 (20.74%) MS Office
2 42 (15.56%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.48%) MS Project
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 3 (1.11%) RMDS
1 3 (1.11%) ION MarketView
1 3 (1.11%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.37%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.85%) Office 365
2 1 (0.37%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 76 (28.15%) Firewall
2 65 (24.07%) DNS
3 59 (21.85%) DHCP
4 44 (16.30%) LAN
5 42 (15.56%) SAN
6 39 (14.44%) WAN
6 39 (14.44%) BIG-IP
7 24 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (8.52%) DMVPN
8 23 (8.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 23 (8.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 23 (8.52%) Cisco IOS
8 23 (8.52%) Network Security
8 23 (8.52%) BGP
8 23 (8.52%) OSPF
8 23 (8.52%) NetScreen
9 21 (7.78%) Cisco PIX
10 18 (6.67%) VPN
11 16 (5.93%) DSL
11 16 (5.93%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.15%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.59%) EDRMS
3 7 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.48%) Cognos Impromptu
5 4 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.11%) MySQL
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.48%) MSI
2 1 (0.37%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.37%) Toad
2 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (15.93%) Finance
2 18 (6.67%) Banking
3 10 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.85%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.11%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.11%) Local Government
5 3 (1.11%) Retail
6 2 (0.74%) Legal
7 1 (0.37%) Back Office
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Law
7 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (17.41%) Analyst
2 25 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (8.52%) Network Specialist
3 23 (8.52%) Network Security Specialist
3 23 (8.52%) Security Specialist
4 20 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 20 (7.41%) Desktop Support
5 19 (7.04%) Desktop Engineer
6 17 (6.30%) Support Analyst
7 16 (5.93%) Consultant
8 14 (5.19%) Project Manager
9 13 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
9 13 (4.81%) 1st Line Support
10 10 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 10 (3.70%) Architect
11 8 (2.96%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (2.96%) Service Analyst
11 8 (2.96%) Developer
12 7 (2.59%) 2nd Line Support
12 7 (2.59%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.07%) Web Services
2 8 (2.96%) Middleware
3 6 (2.22%) Application Packaging
3 6 (2.22%) .NET
4 5 (1.85%) SOAP
4 5 (1.85%) Java EE
4 5 (1.85%) Ajax
4 5 (1.85%) REST
4 5 (1.85%) WebSockets
5 4 (1.48%) Swing
5 4 (1.48%) HTML
6 3 (1.11%) Rendezvous
6 3 (1.11%) CSS
6 3 (1.11%) HTML5
6 3 (1.11%) JavaFX
6 3 (1.11%) RESTful
7 2 (0.74%) Silverlight
7 2 (0.74%) XML
8 1 (0.37%) XSD
8 1 (0.37%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 270 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 31 (11.48%) Blackberry
3 9 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.96%) Smartphone
4 8 (2.96%) Replication
5 7 (2.59%) Clustering
6 6 (2.22%) Open Source
7 4 (1.48%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (1.11%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.11%) Smartcard
8 3 (1.11%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.11%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.11%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.11%) CMDB
8 3 (1.11%) PDA
8 3 (1.11%) iPad
8 3 (1.11%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.74%) iPhone
9 2 (0.74%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.74%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 172 (63.70%) Windows
2 95 (35.19%) Windows 7
3 70 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (21.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (13.70%) Linux
6 32 (11.85%) Windows XP
7 27 (10.00%) Solaris
8 15 (5.56%) Windows 8
9 13 (4.81%) UNIX
10 11 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (2.59%) AIX
11 7 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.48%) HPUX
13 3 (1.11%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.11%) Android
13 3 (1.11%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.74%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.37%) NetWare
15 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (29.63%) ITIL
2 39 (14.44%) Migration
3 26 (9.63%) Service Management
4 25 (9.26%) PRINCE2
5 23 (8.52%) E-Commerce
6 18 (6.67%) Project Management
7 14 (5.19%) Service Delivery
8 13 (4.81%) Performance Management
9 12 (4.44%) Configuration Management
10 11 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (4.07%) Load Balancing
10 11 (4.07%) Problem Management
11 9 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (3.33%) Asset Management
12 8 (2.96%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (2.59%) Kalman Filter
14 6 (2.22%) Performance Testing
14 6 (2.22%) Incident Management
14 6 (2.22%) Workflow
14 6 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.67%) C
2 12 (4.44%) SQL
3 10 (3.70%) Java
4 6 (2.22%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.22%) Perl
4 6 (2.22%) VB
5 5 (1.85%) Korn
5 5 (1.85%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.37%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 29 (10.74%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (8.52%) CCSE
3 23 (8.52%) CCNP
4 22 (8.15%) ITIL Certification
5 20 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 13 (4.81%) MCSE
8 11 (4.07%) Degree
9 7 (2.59%) CCA
9 7 (2.59%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (2.22%) CCNA
11 5 (1.85%) MCP
11 5 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.48%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.48%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (1.48%) HNC
12 4 (1.48%) ISEB
12 4 (1.48%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.11%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (12.59%) SLA
2 4 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.11%) QA
4 1 (0.37%) COBIT
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 95 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (32.22%) Active Directory
3 57 (21.11%) XenApp
4 20 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 19 (7.04%) Xen
6 18 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 16 (5.93%) NLBS
8 14 (5.19%) XenDesktop
8 14 (5.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 13 (4.81%) Terminal Services
10 10 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
11 9 (3.33%) VMware ESX
11 9 (3.33%) vSphere
12 5 (1.85%) NFS
13 4 (1.48%) KVM
13 4 (1.48%) RHEV
13 4 (1.48%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (12.22%) SCCM
2 15 (5.56%) WSUS
3 6 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.85%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.85%) Nagios
4 5 (1.85%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (1.48%) ARCserve
6 3 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.11%) DameWare
6 3 (1.11%) SCOM
6 3 (1.11%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (1.11%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.74%) OpenView
7 2 (0.74%) MOM
7 2 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.37%) Netcool
8 1 (0.37%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 173 (64.07%) Citrix
2 113 (41.85%) Microsoft
3 102 (37.78%) VMware
4 73 (27.04%) Cisco
5 60 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 50 (18.52%) HP
7 23 (8.52%) Infoblox
7 23 (8.52%) Imperva
7 23 (8.52%) F5
7 23 (8.52%) Blue Coat
8 21 (7.78%) Wyse
9 16 (5.93%) Oracle
10 14 (5.19%) IBM
11 12 (4.44%) Lotus
12 11 (4.07%) Red Hat
13 10 (3.70%) AppSense
14 9 (3.33%) Symantec
14 9 (3.33%) Dell
15 8 (2.96%) Veeam
15 8 (2.96%) Avaya
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