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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 474 415 439
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +24
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 109 169 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 1.06% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 110 46
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£388 £269 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.91% -35.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £117 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £432 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £264 £416
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -36.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 11
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.67% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £11.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £25.35 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+171.18% -1.66%
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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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15548 15970 13780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.77% 31.76% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9670 9990 8444
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 566 624 631
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £11.50 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 24 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fat Client across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Fat Client Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 April 2015. 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 -3 44 £450 +71.42% 1
East of England +20 14 £313 -21.87% 2
South East -12 14 £325 -23.52% 11
North West -22 14 £325 +44.44% 7
Yorkshire -28 10 £401 +0.12% 3
South West -10 8 £280 +60.00% 6
East Midlands -3 2 £215 +19.44% 2
West Midlands -18 2 - - 3
North East -6 1 £495 +68.51% 1
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Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 222 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 122 (54.95%) Windows
3 121 (54.50%) Citrix
4 109 (49.10%) VMware
5 97 (43.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 91 (40.99%) Microsoft
7 81 (36.49%) Active Directory
8 67 (30.18%) DNS
9 66 (29.73%) Cisco
10 63 (28.38%) ITIL
11 61 (27.48%) Windows 7
12 58 (26.13%) DHCP
12 58 (26.13%) Firewall
13 53 (23.87%) CheckPoint
14 48 (21.62%) Linux
15 47 (21.17%) MS Office
16 46 (20.72%) MS Excel
16 46 (20.72%) HP
17 45 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
18 44 (19.82%) LAN
19 42 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
20 41 (18.47%) BIG-IP
20 41 (18.47%) E-Commerce
21 38 (17.12%) MS Exchange
22 37 (16.67%) Network Security
23 36 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
24 35 (15.77%) CCNP
24 35 (15.77%) Cisco ASA
24 35 (15.77%) F5
25 34 (15.32%) DMVPN

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 38 (17.12%) MS Exchange
2 17 (7.66%) SharePoint
3 14 (6.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (3.15%) Lync
6 6 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.25%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.25%) IIS
7 5 (2.25%) WildFly
8 4 (1.80%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.35%) Site Server
10 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 47 (21.17%) MS Office
2 46 (20.72%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.90%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.45%) RMDS
3 1 (0.45%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.45%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.35%) Office 365
2 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (30.18%) DNS
2 58 (26.13%) DHCP
2 58 (26.13%) Firewall
3 44 (19.82%) LAN
4 41 (18.47%) BIG-IP
5 37 (16.67%) Network Security
6 35 (15.77%) Cisco ASA
7 34 (15.32%) DMVPN
7 34 (15.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 34 (15.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 34 (15.32%) Cisco IOS
7 34 (15.32%) OSPF
7 34 (15.32%) BGP
7 34 (15.32%) NetScreen
8 33 (14.86%) WAN
9 24 (10.81%) SAN
10 13 (5.86%) Internet
11 12 (5.41%) VPN
12 11 (4.95%) TCP/IP
13 9 (4.05%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (2.25%) MySQL
2 5 (2.25%) Ingres
2 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (2.25%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.80%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.80%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.45%) DTS
5 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.45%) MS Access
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (3.60%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.25%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.80%) MSI
5 3 (1.35%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.90%) JIRA
7 1 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.45%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.45%) Selenium
7 1 (0.45%) Subversion
7 1 (0.45%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 25 (11.26%) Finance
2 8 (3.60%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.80%) Banking
4 3 (1.35%) Publishing
4 3 (1.35%) Law
4 3 (1.35%) Legal
5 2 (0.90%) Retail
5 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.45%) Electronics
6 1 (0.45%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (16.22%) Network Specialist
2 34 (15.32%) Network Security Specialist
2 34 (15.32%) Security Specialist
3 32 (14.41%) Analyst
4 21 (9.46%) Architect
5 17 (7.66%) Consultant
6 16 (7.21%) Desktop Support
6 16 (7.21%) Administrator
7 12 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (5.41%) Support Engineer
8 11 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (4.95%) Support Analyst
8 11 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (4.95%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (3.15%) Technical Architect
9 7 (3.15%) Server Engineer
9 7 (3.15%) Applications Manager
10 6 (2.70%) Citrix Analyst
10 6 (2.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.86%) Web Services
2 7 (3.15%) XML
2 7 (3.15%) .NET
3 5 (2.25%) J2EE
3 5 (2.25%) JMS
3 5 (2.25%) JSON
4 4 (1.80%) Application Packaging
5 3 (1.35%) HTML
5 3 (1.35%) XSD
5 3 (1.35%) XSLT
6 2 (0.90%) RESTful
6 2 (0.90%) CSS
6 2 (0.90%) Middleware
7 1 (0.45%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.45%) SOAP
7 1 (0.45%) XSL
7 1 (0.45%) Swing
7 1 (0.45%) WCF
7 1 (0.45%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.45%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 222 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 45 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (10.81%) Blackberry
4 10 (4.50%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.15%) Smartcard
5 7 (3.15%) BYOD
6 6 (2.70%) Smartphone
7 5 (2.25%) Clustering
8 4 (1.80%) CMDB
8 4 (1.80%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.80%) Replication
9 3 (1.35%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.35%) CESG
10 2 (0.90%) iPad
10 2 (0.90%) iPhone
10 2 (0.90%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.90%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.90%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.90%) SCADA
10 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 122 (54.95%) Windows
2 61 (27.48%) Windows 7
3 48 (21.62%) Linux
4 42 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (11.26%) Windows XP
7 21 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (8.56%) Windows 8
9 11 (4.95%) Solaris
10 10 (4.50%) Windows Vista
11 7 (3.15%) UNIX
12 4 (1.80%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.80%) CentOS
12 4 (1.80%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.35%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.90%) Android
14 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.45%) Windows CE
15 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (28.38%) ITIL
2 41 (18.47%) E-Commerce
3 24 (10.81%) Service Management
4 22 (9.91%) Mentoring
5 21 (9.46%) Line Management
6 20 (9.01%) Load Balancing
7 19 (8.56%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (8.56%) ITSM
8 17 (7.66%) Migration
9 14 (6.31%) Change Management
9 14 (6.31%) Project Management
10 12 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (5.41%) PRINCE2
11 10 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (4.05%) Service Delivery
12 9 (4.05%) Business Continuity
12 9 (4.05%) Performance Management
12 9 (4.05%) Business Continuity Planning
13 7 (3.15%) BCP
13 7 (3.15%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.36%) C
2 21 (9.46%) SQL
3 16 (7.21%) Java
4 13 (5.86%) PowerShell
5 7 (3.15%) Python
6 5 (2.25%) Perl
6 5 (2.25%) VBScript
7 4 (1.80%) C#
8 3 (1.35%) Ruby
8 3 (1.35%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.90%) C++
9 2 (0.90%) VB
10 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.45%) VBA
10 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (15.77%) CCNP
3 34 (15.32%) CCSE
4 28 (12.61%) Security Cleared
5 17 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (6.76%) SC Cleared
7 14 (6.31%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (5.41%) Degree
9 9 (4.05%) MCP
10 8 (3.60%) MCSE
11 7 (3.15%) MCITP
12 6 (2.70%) DV Cleared
12 6 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (2.25%) A+ Certification
13 5 (2.25%) MCDST
14 2 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.90%) VCP5
14 2 (0.90%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.50%) SLA
2 8 (3.60%) QA
3 7 (3.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) TickIT
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.45%) HL7
4 1 (0.45%) DICOM
4 1 (0.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 97 (43.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (36.49%) Active Directory
3 34 (15.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 31 (13.96%) XenApp
5 21 (9.46%) Hyper-V
6 15 (6.76%) Terminal Services
6 15 (6.76%) Xen
6 15 (6.76%) vSphere
7 12 (5.41%) XenDesktop
7 12 (5.41%) BitLocker
8 9 (4.05%) VMware Workstation
9 8 (3.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (3.15%) NLBS
11 5 (2.25%) VMware ESX
11 5 (2.25%) VMware Server
11 5 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.80%) VirtualBox
12 4 (1.80%) XenServer
13 3 (1.35%) Terminal Server
13 3 (1.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 30 (13.51%) SCCM
2 11 (4.95%) WSUS
3 6 (2.70%) HP SIM
3 6 (2.70%) Puppet
4 5 (2.25%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.80%) ZABBIX
5 4 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.35%) ARCserve
6 3 (1.35%) SCOM
6 3 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.45%) DameWare
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.45%) WMI
8 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.45%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 121 (54.50%) Citrix
2 109 (49.10%) VMware
3 91 (40.99%) Microsoft
4 66 (29.73%) Cisco
5 53 (23.87%) CheckPoint
6 46 (20.72%) HP
7 35 (15.77%) F5
8 34 (15.32%) Infoblox
8 34 (15.32%) Imperva
8 34 (15.32%) Blue Coat
9 19 (8.56%) AppSense
10 15 (6.76%) Wyse
11 13 (5.86%) Oracle
12 10 (4.50%) Dell
12 10 (4.50%) Reuters
12 10 (4.50%) Bloomberg
13 9 (4.05%) Apple
13 9 (4.05%) SAP
14 7 (3.15%) Symantec
15 6 (2.70%) CA
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