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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 530 464 424
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -40
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 65 121 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.72% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 89 91
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£325 £300 £332
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £316
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 10
Average hourly rate £15.86 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.70% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.00 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £16.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.31% +24.07%
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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
17183 16801 16184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.43% 32.84% 33.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10979 10243 9989
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 £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 671 704 655
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -31 29 £365 -6.10% 5
South East -17 12 £306 +2.08% 1
East of England +2 7 £300 -4.76% 2
North West -31 6 £350 +65.37% 3
West Midlands +11 4 £425 +277.77% 2
East Midlands -18 3 £220 -51.11% 3
South West -27 3 - - 1
North East -25 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £290 - 2
Midlands - 1 £250 -
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Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 174 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 131 (75.29%) Windows
3 98 (56.32%) Citrix
4 94 (54.02%) Microsoft
5 83 (47.70%) Windows 7
6 78 (44.83%) Active Directory
7 60 (34.48%) VMware
8 51 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
9 49 (28.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 48 (27.59%) MS Office
11 46 (26.44%) ITIL
12 39 (22.41%) Cisco
13 38 (21.84%) LAN
13 38 (21.84%) SCCM
14 35 (20.11%) XenApp
15 34 (19.54%) MS Excel
16 32 (18.39%) Windows Server 2003
17 29 (16.67%) WAN
17 29 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
18 26 (14.94%) MS Exchange
19 25 (14.37%) Firewall
19 25 (14.37%) Windows Server 2012
20 24 (13.79%) Migration
20 24 (13.79%) Wyse
20 24 (13.79%) SAN
21 23 (13.22%) DNS
21 23 (13.22%) Project Management
22 22 (12.64%) Windows XP
23 21 (12.07%) Windows 8
24 20 (11.49%) Problem Management

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 26 (14.94%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.87%) Lync
5 3 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.15%) IIS
6 2 (1.15%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.57%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 48 (27.59%) MS Office
2 34 (19.54%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.57%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.57%) RiskWrite
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.02%) Office 365
2 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.15%) SaaS
2 2 (1.15%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.57%) PaaS
3 1 (0.57%) IaaS
3 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 38 (21.84%) LAN
2 29 (16.67%) WAN
3 25 (14.37%) Firewall
4 24 (13.79%) SAN
5 23 (13.22%) DNS
6 18 (10.34%) DHCP
7 15 (8.62%) BIG-IP
8 14 (8.05%) MPLS
9 12 (6.90%) DSL
10 11 (6.32%) TCP/IP
11 9 (5.17%) NAS
12 7 (4.02%) VPN
12 7 (4.02%) LDAP
12 7 (4.02%) IP Telephony
13 6 (3.45%) PCoIP
14 5 (2.87%) iSCSI
15 4 (2.30%) VoIP
16 3 (1.72%) Ethernet
16 3 (1.72%) Internet
16 3 (1.72%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.57%) OLTP
4 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.57%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 7 (4.02%) MSI
2 3 (1.72%) Subversion
3 2 (1.15%) JIRA
3 2 (1.15%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.57%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.57%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.57%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
General
1 20 (11.49%) Finance
2 8 (4.60%) Banking
3 6 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.87%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.15%) Local Government
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Swedish Language
6 1 (0.57%) Back Office
6 1 (0.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (21.84%) Analyst
2 17 (9.77%) Administrator
3 15 (8.62%) Support Engineer
4 13 (7.47%) Desktop Support
5 12 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (6.32%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (5.75%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.75%) Consultant
8 9 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (5.17%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (5.17%) Operations Analyst
9 8 (4.60%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (4.60%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.60%) Service Analyst
9 8 (4.60%) Citrix Engineer
10 7 (4.02%) Applications Manager
11 6 (3.45%) Network Specialist
11 6 (3.45%) Desktop Administrator
11 6 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
11 6 (3.45%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.87%) .NET
2 4 (2.30%) Web Services
3 3 (1.72%) J2EE
4 2 (1.15%) Middleware
4 2 (1.15%) HTML
4 2 (1.15%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.57%) Ajax
5 1 (0.57%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.57%) OAuth
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.57%) Apache CXF
5 1 (0.57%) RESTful
5 1 (0.57%) HTML5
5 1 (0.57%) CSS
5 1 (0.57%) SOAP
5 1 (0.57%) XML
5 1 (0.57%) XSD
5 1 (0.57%) XSLT
5 1 (0.57%) ODBC
5 1 (0.57%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 174 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 19 (10.92%) Blackberry
2 19 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.75%) BYOD
4 6 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.87%) Clustering
6 4 (2.30%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.30%) Replication
6 4 (2.30%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.72%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.72%) NHS
7 3 (1.72%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.72%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.15%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.15%) Life Science
8 2 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.57%) iPhone
9 1 (0.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 131 (75.29%) Windows
2 83 (47.70%) Windows 7
3 49 (28.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (18.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (14.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (12.64%) Windows XP
7 21 (12.07%) Windows 8
8 10 (5.75%) Linux
9 6 (3.45%) Ubuntu
9 6 (3.45%) CentOS
10 5 (2.87%) UNIX
10 5 (2.87%) Solaris
11 4 (2.30%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.72%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.72%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.15%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.57%) Android
14 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.44%) ITIL
2 24 (13.79%) Migration
3 23 (13.22%) Project Management
4 20 (11.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (11.49%) Problem Management
5 19 (10.92%) Business Continuity
6 17 (9.77%) Business Continuity Planning
7 16 (9.20%) Service Management
7 16 (9.20%) Performance Management
8 15 (8.62%) BCP
8 15 (8.62%) ITSM
9 14 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (6.32%) Service Delivery
11 10 (5.75%) Incident Management
12 7 (4.02%) Capacity Management
12 7 (4.02%) Server Building
13 5 (2.87%) Application Discovery
13 5 (2.87%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (2.30%) Programme Management
14 4 (2.30%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.32%) SQL
2 7 (4.02%) Perl
3 6 (3.45%) Python
3 6 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.87%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.87%) Java
5 3 (1.72%) VBScript
5 3 (1.72%) C++
6 2 (1.15%) VB
6 2 (1.15%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.15%) C
7 1 (0.57%) C#
7 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.57%) C-shell
7 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.57%) Korn
7 1 (0.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (10.92%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (7.47%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (6.32%) MCSE
4 11 (6.32%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (4.60%) Degree
5 8 (4.60%) CCNP
6 7 (4.02%) CCNA
7 6 (3.45%) MCP
8 5 (2.87%) CCA
9 4 (2.30%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.72%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.72%) RHCE
11 2 (1.15%) MCITP
11 2 (1.15%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.15%) ISEB
11 2 (1.15%) CCEE
11 2 (1.15%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.47%) QA
2 12 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.02%) SLA
4 6 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.57%) TickIT
5 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 78 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 51 (29.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (20.11%) XenApp
4 29 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 19 (10.92%) Xen
6 18 (10.34%) Hyper-V
7 16 (9.20%) Terminal Services
8 14 (8.05%) NLBS
8 14 (8.05%) BitLocker
9 13 (7.47%) vSphere
9 13 (7.47%) XenDesktop
10 11 (6.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 8 (4.60%) VMware ESX
12 6 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (2.30%) ISA Server
14 3 (1.72%) VMware Server
15 2 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
16 1 (0.57%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 38 (21.84%) SCCM
2 17 (9.77%) WSUS
3 7 (4.02%) Puppet
4 6 (3.45%) ZABBIX
5 5 (2.87%) HP SIM
6 3 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.72%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.15%) DameWare
7 2 (1.15%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.57%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.57%) SCOM
8 1 (0.57%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 98 (56.32%) Citrix
2 94 (54.02%) Microsoft
3 60 (34.48%) VMware
4 39 (22.41%) Cisco
5 24 (13.79%) Wyse
6 19 (10.92%) CheckPoint
6 19 (10.92%) HP
7 15 (8.62%) AppSense
8 8 (4.60%) Dell
9 7 (4.02%) Oracle
10 5 (2.87%) Symantec
10 5 (2.87%) Remedy
11 4 (2.30%) IBM
11 4 (2.30%) F5
12 3 (1.72%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.72%) CA
12 3 (1.72%) NetApp
12 3 (1.72%) McAfee
12 3 (1.72%) Apple
13 2 (1.15%) Lotus
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