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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fat Client
UK / England
Rank 508 522 485
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -37
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 67 81 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.55% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 51 72
Median daily rate £320 £313 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £135 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £490 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -66.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.66 £11.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £21.50 £97.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £21.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year
-43.86% -66.92%

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
12943 14807 14509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.28% 31.00% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8405 9685 9019
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 506 540 601
Median hourly rate £20.99 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.39% +16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.34 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.63 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.19
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +23.93%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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
South East +21 18 £369 +23.43% 7
South West +4 14 £313 +9.64% 1
London +7 9 £453 +0.55% 6
West Midlands +7 7 £425 +200.35%
North East -2 6 £433 +355.26% 1
East of England -11 5 £300 -20.00%
Yorkshire +21 4 - - 1
East Midlands +9 2 £264 +25.59% 1
North West +9 2 - -
Fat Client
UK

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 155 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 117 (75.48%) Windows
3 94 (60.65%) Active Directory
4 92 (59.35%) Citrix
5 71 (45.81%) VMware
6 66 (42.58%) Microsoft
7 64 (41.29%) Windows 7
8 55 (35.48%) SCCM
9 53 (34.19%) XenApp
10 51 (32.90%) Windows Server
11 50 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 48 (30.97%) VMware Infrastructure
13 46 (29.68%) ITIL
14 43 (27.74%) Microsoft App-V
15 42 (27.10%) Wyse
15 42 (27.10%) DNS
16 41 (26.45%) MS Office
17 40 (25.81%) AppSense
18 38 (24.52%) Windows Server 2003
19 33 (21.29%) XenDesktop
20 32 (20.65%) Finance
21 30 (19.35%) Security Cleared
22 28 (18.06%) VMware ESX
23 25 (16.13%) HP
24 23 (14.84%) DHCP
24 23 (14.84%) Incident Management
25 21 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
25 21 (13.55%) MS Exchange
25 21 (13.55%) Migration
26 20 (12.90%) Cisco

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 21 (13.55%) MS Exchange
2 20 (12.90%) Skype for Business
3 10 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (4.52%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.29%) Apache
9 2 (1.29%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 41 (26.45%) MS Office
2 18 (11.61%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.29%) PaintShop Pro
3 2 (1.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.97%) Office 365
2 9 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.29%) GitHub
4 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 42 (27.10%) DNS
2 23 (14.84%) DHCP
3 15 (9.68%) Firewall
4 12 (7.74%) VPN
5 11 (7.10%) Network Security
6 10 (6.45%) 3G
6 10 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (5.16%) NetScaler
7 8 (5.16%) SAN
8 7 (4.52%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (4.52%) VoIP
9 5 (3.23%) Internet
9 5 (3.23%) Intranet
9 5 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (3.23%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.23%) Wireless
10 4 (2.58%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (2.58%) DMVPN
10 4 (2.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (2.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.16%) DB2
3 3 (1.94%) Big Data
3 3 (1.94%) MS Access
4 2 (1.29%) GIS
4 2 (1.29%) MySQL
5 1 (0.65%) Impala
5 1 (0.65%) OLTP
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.65%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 5 (3.23%) MSI
2 4 (2.58%) AdminStudio
3 3 (1.94%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.94%) Subversion
4 2 (1.29%) Maven
5 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.65%) JIRA
5 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.65%) Selenium
5 1 (0.65%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (20.65%) Finance
2 6 (3.87%) Back Office
2 6 (3.87%) Local Government
3 2 (1.29%) Banking
3 2 (1.29%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.29%) Military
3 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.65%) Legal
4 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (27.74%) Analyst
2 16 (10.32%) Citrix Analyst
3 14 (9.03%) Desktop Support
4 13 (8.39%) Support Engineer
5 12 (7.74%) Service Analyst
6 11 (7.10%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (6.45%) Architect
7 10 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (6.45%) Support Analyst
8 9 (5.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (5.16%) Desktop Analyst
10 7 (4.52%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (4.52%) Desktop Engineer
10 7 (4.52%) Developer
10 7 (4.52%) Enterprise Architect
10 7 (4.52%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (3.87%) Applications Packager
11 6 (3.87%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 6 (3.87%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.23%) HTML
1 5 (3.23%) HTML5
2 2 (1.29%) .NET
2 2 (1.29%) Flash
2 2 (1.29%) JSON
2 2 (1.29%) RESTful
2 2 (1.29%) Spring
2 2 (1.29%) XML
2 2 (1.29%) XSD
3 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.65%) Gherkin
3 1 (0.65%) REST
3 1 (0.65%) SAML
3 1 (0.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 155 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 21 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.68%) Data Centre
4 11 (7.10%) Blackberry
5 8 (5.16%) AS400
5 8 (5.16%) Client/Server
5 8 (5.16%) iSeries
5 8 (5.16%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.52%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (3.87%) Clustering
7 6 (3.87%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.87%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.94%) NHS
8 3 (1.94%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.94%) User Experience
9 2 (1.29%) CMDB
9 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.29%) Interactive TV
9 2 (1.29%) MPEG
9 2 (1.29%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 117 (75.48%) Windows
2 64 (41.29%) Windows 7
3 51 (32.90%) Windows Server
4 50 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (24.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (10.97%) Linux
6 17 (10.97%) Windows 10
7 12 (7.74%) Windows 8
8 10 (6.45%) Windows XP
9 9 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (3.23%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.29%) Solaris
12 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (29.68%) ITIL
2 23 (14.84%) Incident Management
3 21 (13.55%) Migration
4 15 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 15 (9.68%) Service Management
5 13 (8.39%) Performance Management
6 12 (7.74%) Application Virtualisation
6 12 (7.74%) PRINCE2
6 12 (7.74%) Software Delivery
7 11 (7.10%) Server Virtualisation
8 9 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (5.81%) Problem Management
9 8 (5.16%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (5.16%) Project Management
9 8 (5.16%) Release Management
9 8 (5.16%) Service Design
10 7 (4.52%) Application Packaging
11 6 (3.87%) TOGAF
12 5 (3.23%) Business Continuity
12 5 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.26%) PowerShell
2 16 (10.32%) SQL
3 7 (4.52%) Java
3 7 (4.52%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.23%) C
5 3 (1.94%) C++
5 3 (1.94%) Python
6 2 (1.29%) ActionScript
6 2 (1.29%) ANSI C
6 2 (1.29%) C#
7 1 (0.65%) Perl
7 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.61%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.81%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.16%) MCP
5 6 (3.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.87%) Degree
5 6 (3.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (3.23%) MCSE
6 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.23%) PMI Certification
6 5 (3.23%) PMP
7 4 (2.58%) CCNA
7 4 (2.58%) CCNP
8 2 (1.29%) CCSA
8 2 (1.29%) CCSE
8 2 (1.29%) CISSP
8 2 (1.29%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.65%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.68%) SLA
2 5 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.94%) QA
4 2 (1.29%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 94 (60.65%) Active Directory
2 53 (34.19%) XenApp
3 48 (30.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (27.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 33 (21.29%) XenDesktop
6 28 (18.06%) VMware ESX
7 16 (10.32%) Virtual Desktop
8 14 (9.03%) BitLocker
9 6 (3.87%) Hyper-V
9 6 (3.87%) XenServer
10 4 (2.58%) Terminal Services
10 4 (2.58%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (2.58%) vSphere
11 3 (1.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.65%) Docker
13 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 55 (35.48%) SCCM
2 14 (9.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 9 (5.81%) Tivoli
4 7 (4.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (3.23%) DameWare
5 5 (3.23%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.58%) Netcool
7 3 (1.94%) DatAdvantage
7 3 (1.94%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.94%) Puppet
7 3 (1.94%) SCOM
7 3 (1.94%) Unicenter
8 2 (1.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.65%) Netcool/Webtop
9 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 92 (59.35%) Citrix
2 71 (45.81%) VMware
3 66 (42.58%) Microsoft
4 42 (27.10%) Wyse
5 40 (25.81%) AppSense
6 25 (16.13%) HP
7 20 (12.90%) Cisco
7 20 (12.90%) Dell
8 14 (9.03%) CheckPoint
8 14 (9.03%) Symantec
9 12 (7.74%) CA
10 10 (6.45%) Remedy
11 8 (5.16%) BMC
11 8 (5.16%) Hitachi
11 8 (5.16%) IBM
12 7 (4.52%) Oracle
13 6 (3.87%) LANDesk
13 6 (3.87%) ThinPrint
14 5 (3.23%) EMC
14 5 (3.23%) Veritas
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