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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 465 414 434
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +20
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 106 146 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.95% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 109 54
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£325 £250 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -39.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £110 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £263 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.75 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.95 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.75 £19.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £15.50 £14.51
% change year-on-year
+37.09% +6.82%
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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
15544 15311 13748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.92% 32.19% 33.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9746 9624 8293
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £233 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 609 599
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -7.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -2.32%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +7 42 £450 +89.47% 7
North West -11 23 £225 +0.38% 8
South East -24 17 £300 - 4
South West -3 8 £280 +60.00% 2
East of England +1 6 £244 -38.09% 3
North East -12 4 £495 +88.57%
West Midlands -8 3 £242 +202.50% 1
East Midlands -13 2 £215 +7.50%
Yorkshire -41 1 - -
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Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 214 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 122 (57.01%) Citrix
2 122 (57.01%) Windows
3 105 (49.07%) VMware
4 92 (42.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 91 (42.52%) Active Directory
6 89 (41.59%) Microsoft
7 67 (31.31%) Windows 7
8 63 (29.44%) ITIL
9 60 (28.04%) Cisco
10 59 (27.57%) DNS
11 51 (23.83%) Firewall
12 50 (23.36%) DHCP
13 46 (21.50%) MS Office
14 45 (21.03%) Windows Server 2008
15 44 (20.56%) Linux
15 44 (20.56%) CheckPoint
16 43 (20.09%) HP
17 42 (19.63%) LAN
18 40 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
19 38 (17.76%) BIG-IP
20 37 (17.29%) MS Excel
21 34 (15.89%) Cisco Certification
22 32 (14.95%) Network Security
22 32 (14.95%) Cisco ASA
22 32 (14.95%) CCNP
22 32 (14.95%) WAN
23 31 (14.49%) NetScreen
23 31 (14.49%) OSPF
23 31 (14.49%) BGP

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 29 (13.55%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (2.80%) Lync
4 6 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.34%) WildFly
5 5 (2.34%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.87%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.87%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.40%) IIS
7 3 (1.40%) Site Server
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.47%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 46 (21.50%) MS Office
2 37 (17.29%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.47%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.47%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.80%) Office 365
2 2 (0.93%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (27.57%) DNS
2 51 (23.83%) Firewall
3 50 (23.36%) DHCP
4 42 (19.63%) LAN
5 38 (17.76%) BIG-IP
6 32 (14.95%) Network Security
6 32 (14.95%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (14.95%) WAN
7 31 (14.49%) NetScreen
7 31 (14.49%) OSPF
7 31 (14.49%) BGP
7 31 (14.49%) DMVPN
7 31 (14.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 31 (14.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 31 (14.49%) Cisco IOS
8 25 (11.68%) SAN
9 12 (5.61%) TCP/IP
9 12 (5.61%) VPN
10 11 (5.14%) NAS
11 7 (3.27%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.34%) MongoDB
2 5 (2.34%) MySQL
2 5 (2.34%) Ingres
2 5 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.87%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.87%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.47%) Big Data
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.47%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (3.74%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.80%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.34%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.40%) Subversion
4 3 (1.40%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.40%) MSI
5 2 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.93%) JIRA
6 1 (0.47%) Selenium
6 1 (0.47%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.47%) LoadRunner
General
1 23 (10.75%) Finance
2 6 (2.80%) Manufacturing
2 6 (2.80%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.87%) Banking
4 3 (1.40%) Law
4 3 (1.40%) Legal
5 2 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.47%) Marketing
6 1 (0.47%) Swedish Language
6 1 (0.47%) Retail
6 1 (0.47%) Electronics
6 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (15.42%) Network Specialist
2 32 (14.95%) Analyst
3 31 (14.49%) Security Specialist
3 31 (14.49%) Network Security Specialist
4 19 (8.88%) Administrator
5 17 (7.94%) Desktop Support
6 14 (6.54%) Architect
7 13 (6.07%) Support Engineer
7 13 (6.07%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (5.61%) Consultant
9 11 (5.14%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.21%) Desktop Engineer
12 8 (3.74%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.74%) Service Analyst
12 8 (3.74%) Service Desk Analyst
13 7 (3.27%) Applications Manager
13 7 (3.27%) Technical Architect
14 6 (2.80%) Support Analyst
14 6 (2.80%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.61%) Web Services
2 8 (3.74%) .NET
3 5 (2.34%) JSON
3 5 (2.34%) XML
3 5 (2.34%) J2EE
3 5 (2.34%) JMS
4 3 (1.40%) XSLT
4 3 (1.40%) XSD
5 2 (0.93%) Middleware
5 2 (0.93%) HTML
6 1 (0.47%) WCF
6 1 (0.47%) RESTful
6 1 (0.47%) Itk
6 1 (0.47%) XSL
6 1 (0.47%) CSS
6 1 (0.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 214 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 40 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.48%) Data Centre
4 15 (7.01%) Blackberry
5 12 (5.61%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.74%) BYOD
7 6 (2.80%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.34%) Clustering
9 4 (1.87%) Replication
9 4 (1.87%) NHS
10 3 (1.40%) CMDB
10 3 (1.40%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (1.40%) CESG
10 3 (1.40%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.40%) CLARiiON
11 2 (0.93%) Smartcard
11 2 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.93%) CESG CLAS
11 2 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.93%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 122 (57.01%) Windows
2 67 (31.31%) Windows 7
3 45 (21.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (20.56%) Linux
5 28 (13.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (12.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (9.81%) Windows 8
8 17 (7.94%) Windows XP
9 8 (3.74%) UNIX
10 7 (3.27%) Solaris
11 5 (2.34%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.34%) CentOS
12 4 (1.87%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.40%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.40%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.93%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.47%) Android
15 1 (0.47%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (29.44%) ITIL
2 31 (14.49%) E-Commerce
3 24 (11.21%) Service Management
4 23 (10.75%) Migration
4 23 (10.75%) Line Management
4 23 (10.75%) Mentoring
5 21 (9.81%) ITSM
6 18 (8.41%) Load Balancing
7 16 (7.48%) Project Management
8 15 (7.01%) Change Management
9 14 (6.54%) Service Delivery
10 13 (6.07%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (6.07%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (5.61%) Business Continuity
11 12 (5.61%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (5.14%) Problem Management
12 11 (5.14%) Technical Architecture
12 11 (5.14%) PRINCE2
13 10 (4.67%) Performance Management
13 10 (4.67%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.75%) SQL
2 20 (9.35%) C
3 17 (7.94%) Java
4 11 (5.14%) PowerShell
5 8 (3.74%) Python
6 5 (2.34%) Perl
6 5 (2.34%) VBScript
7 4 (1.87%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.40%) Ruby
8 3 (1.40%) C#
8 3 (1.40%) C++
9 2 (0.93%) VB
9 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (15.89%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (14.95%) CCNP
3 31 (14.49%) CCSE
4 27 (12.62%) Security Cleared
5 16 (7.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (7.01%) SC Cleared
7 14 (6.54%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (6.07%) Degree
9 9 (4.21%) MCSE
10 7 (3.27%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (2.80%) MCP
12 3 (1.40%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.40%) CCNA
13 2 (0.93%) ISEB
13 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.93%) RHCE
13 2 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.93%) MCITP
13 2 (0.93%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.47%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (5.61%) QA
2 7 (3.27%) SLA
2 7 (3.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.47%) COBIT
3 1 (0.47%) HL7
3 1 (0.47%) DICOM
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.47%) TickIT
System Software
1 92 (42.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 91 (42.52%) Active Directory
3 27 (12.62%) XenApp
4 26 (12.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 18 (8.41%) Hyper-V
5 18 (8.41%) vSphere
6 17 (7.94%) BitLocker
6 17 (7.94%) Terminal Services
7 13 (6.07%) Xen
8 12 (5.61%) XenDesktop
9 10 (4.67%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (3.74%) VMware ESX
11 7 (3.27%) NLBS
12 6 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (2.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (2.34%) ISA Server
14 4 (1.87%) VirtualBox
14 4 (1.87%) VMware Server
15 3 (1.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 3 (1.40%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 31 (14.49%) SCCM
2 14 (6.54%) WSUS
3 7 (3.27%) Puppet
4 6 (2.80%) HP SIM
5 5 (2.34%) ZABBIX
6 4 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.87%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.40%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.93%) DameWare
8 2 (0.93%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.47%) SCOM
9 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.47%) EdgeSight
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 122 (57.01%) Citrix
2 105 (49.07%) VMware
3 89 (41.59%) Microsoft
4 60 (28.04%) Cisco
5 44 (20.56%) CheckPoint
6 43 (20.09%) HP
7 31 (14.49%) Infoblox
7 31 (14.49%) Imperva
7 31 (14.49%) F5
7 31 (14.49%) Blue Coat
8 24 (11.21%) Wyse
9 19 (8.88%) AppSense
10 15 (7.01%) Oracle
11 10 (4.67%) Dell
12 9 (4.21%) SAP
12 9 (4.21%) Remedy
13 8 (3.74%) Symantec
14 7 (3.27%) Apple
15 6 (2.80%) McAfee
16 5 (2.34%) Polycom
Surrey
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Thetford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £475 - 535 per day
Posted: 12 days ago