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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 531 499 425
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -74
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 100 111 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.68% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 58 117
Median daily rate £335 £378 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +43.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £215 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £496 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £325 £264
% change year-on-year
+2.69% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 14
Median hourly rate £18.25 £30.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.16% +79.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £16.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £44.50 £35.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.75 £40.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-70.62% +158.06%
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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
16624 16322 16338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.62% 32.20% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10947 10040 10122
Median daily rate £428 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 532 624 717
Median hourly rate £21.34 £18.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.55% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.86 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -28 29 £335 -21.17% 6
North West +8 24 £408 +25.38%
North East -18 16 £230 -53.53%
South East -9 11 £381 +27.08% 5
South West +3 10 £325 +16.07% 1
West Midlands -9 4 £463 -
East of England -1 3 £213 -32.00%
Yorkshire -10 2 - - 1
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Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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.

1 172 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 123 (71.51%) Windows
3 92 (53.49%) Active Directory
4 86 (50.00%) Citrix
5 72 (41.86%) Windows Server
6 71 (41.28%) VMware
7 68 (39.53%) Microsoft
8 57 (33.14%) Windows 7
9 50 (29.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 50 (29.07%) VMware Infrastructure
10 49 (28.49%) SCCM
11 46 (26.74%) Windows Server 2003
12 45 (26.16%) XenApp
13 39 (22.67%) AppSense
13 39 (22.67%) HP
13 39 (22.67%) DNS
14 36 (20.93%) Microsoft App-V
14 36 (20.93%) Data Centre
15 35 (20.35%) Security Cleared
15 35 (20.35%) MS Exchange
15 35 (20.35%) MS Office
16 33 (19.19%) Wyse
17 32 (18.60%) ITIL
17 32 (18.60%) DHCP
18 31 (18.02%) Windows Server 2012
19 26 (15.12%) XenDesktop
20 25 (14.53%) Migration
20 25 (14.53%) Cisco
20 25 (14.53%) SQL Server
21 23 (13.37%) MS Excel

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 35 (20.35%) MS Exchange
2 19 (11.05%) SharePoint
2 19 (11.05%) Skype for Business
3 13 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (4.07%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.33%) Live Communications Server
8 2 (1.16%) IIS
8 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.58%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.58%) JBoss
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 35 (20.35%) MS Office
2 23 (13.37%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.74%) PaintShop Pro
3 3 (1.74%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.05%) Office 365
2 8 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.33%) SaaS
4 3 (1.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 39 (22.67%) DNS
2 32 (18.60%) DHCP
3 20 (11.63%) Wi-Fi
4 19 (11.05%) NetScaler
5 17 (9.88%) HTTP
6 15 (8.72%) 3G
7 13 (7.56%) DVB
7 13 (7.56%) WAN
8 12 (6.98%) Internet
8 12 (6.98%) LAN
8 12 (6.98%) Remote Desktop
8 12 (6.98%) Skype
9 11 (6.40%) Firewall
9 11 (6.40%) TCP/IP
10 9 (5.23%) SMS
11 7 (4.07%) SAN
12 5 (2.91%) IP Telephony
12 5 (2.91%) VLAN
12 5 (2.91%) VPN
13 4 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (2.33%) MS Access
3 2 (1.16%) OLTP
3 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.16%) TKPROF
4 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.58%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.65%) Cucumber
1 8 (4.65%) Maven
2 5 (2.91%) Subversion
3 4 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (2.33%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.16%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.16%) MSI
4 2 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.58%) JBuilder
General
1 15 (8.72%) Finance
2 6 (3.49%) Billing
3 5 (2.91%) Advertising
3 5 (2.91%) Back Office
3 5 (2.91%) Military
4 4 (2.33%) Legal
4 4 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.16%) Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Law
7 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (26.16%) Analyst
2 26 (15.12%) Desktop Support
3 19 (11.05%) Developer
4 15 (8.72%) Support Engineer
5 14 (8.14%) Citrix Specialist
6 12 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (6.98%) Desktop Analyst
6 12 (6.98%) Support Analyst
7 11 (6.40%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 9 (5.23%) Citrix Analyst
8 9 (5.23%) Citrix Support
9 8 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (4.65%) C Developer
9 8 (4.65%) Service Analyst
9 8 (4.65%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.07%) Agile Developer
10 7 (4.07%) Consultant
10 7 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (2.91%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.05%) XML
2 16 (9.30%) XSD
3 11 (6.40%) HTML
4 8 (4.65%) Flash
4 8 (4.65%) HTML5
4 8 (4.65%) JSON
4 8 (4.65%) Spring
5 5 (2.91%) .NET
6 3 (1.74%) Middleware
7 2 (1.16%) Web Services
7 2 (1.16%) XSL
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.58%) SOAP
8 1 (0.58%) Struts
8 1 (0.58%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.58%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 172 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 36 (20.93%) Data Centre
3 15 (8.72%) Interactive TV
4 13 (7.56%) MPEG
5 8 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.65%) User Experience
6 6 (3.49%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.49%) STB
6 6 (3.49%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.91%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.91%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.33%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.33%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.33%) PKI
9 3 (1.74%) Clustering
9 3 (1.74%) Life Science
9 3 (1.74%) Statistics
10 2 (1.16%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (1.16%) Handset
11 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 123 (71.51%) Windows
2 72 (41.86%) Windows Server
3 57 (33.14%) Windows 7
4 50 (29.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (26.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (18.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (11.63%) Windows 10
8 19 (11.05%) Windows XP
9 15 (8.72%) Linux
10 13 (7.56%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.33%) Unix
12 3 (1.74%) Solaris
12 3 (1.74%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.58%) Android
14 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.60%) ITIL
2 25 (14.53%) Migration
3 23 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (11.05%) Application Packaging
5 18 (10.47%) Software Delivery
6 16 (9.30%) Scrum
7 15 (8.72%) Problem Management
7 15 (8.72%) Service Management
8 13 (7.56%) Incident Management
9 11 (6.40%) Project Management
9 11 (6.40%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (6.40%) TDD
10 10 (5.81%) Data Migration
11 9 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (5.23%) Kanban
12 8 (4.65%) Defect Management
12 8 (4.65%) Mentoring
12 8 (4.65%) MVC
12 8 (4.65%) Pair Programming
12 8 (4.65%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.79%) PowerShell
2 20 (11.63%) C
3 15 (8.72%) ANSI C
4 13 (7.56%) Java
5 12 (6.98%) SQL
6 11 (6.40%) C++
7 10 (5.81%) JavaScript
8 8 (4.65%) ActionScript
9 3 (1.74%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.74%) C#
9 3 (1.74%) Perl
9 3 (1.74%) VBScript
10 2 (1.16%) AWK
10 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.16%) Python
10 2 (1.16%) sed
10 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.58%) VB
11 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (20.35%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.72%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.98%) DV Cleared
3 12 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (6.40%) MCSE
5 10 (5.81%) Degree
6 9 (5.23%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (4.07%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.91%) CCNA
9 5 (2.91%) CCNP
9 5 (2.91%) ISEB
9 5 (2.91%) ISTQB
10 4 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (2.33%) MCSA
11 3 (1.74%) CCSE
12 2 (1.16%) HNC
12 2 (1.16%) MCP
12 2 (1.16%) RHCSA
13 1 (0.58%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.72%) SLA
2 6 (3.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.74%) QA
4 2 (1.16%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.58%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 92 (53.49%) Active Directory
2 50 (29.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (26.16%) XenApp
4 36 (20.93%) Microsoft App-V
5 26 (15.12%) XenDesktop
6 12 (6.98%) VMware ESX
7 8 (4.65%) Hyper-V
8 7 (4.07%) Terminal Services
8 7 (4.07%) vSphere
9 4 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.74%) Terminal Server
10 3 (1.74%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.16%) BitLocker
11 2 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (1.16%) XenServer
12 1 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 49 (28.49%) SCCM
2 8 (4.65%) SCOM
2 8 (4.65%) SCOrch
3 7 (4.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (3.49%) Puppet
4 6 (3.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (2.33%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.33%) HP SIM
5 4 (2.33%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.33%) Netcool
5 4 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.33%) Unicenter
5 4 (2.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 3 (1.74%) Windows Intune
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.58%) OpenView
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.58%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 86 (50.00%) Citrix
2 71 (41.28%) VMware
3 68 (39.53%) Microsoft
4 39 (22.67%) AppSense
4 39 (22.67%) HP
5 33 (19.19%) Wyse
6 25 (14.53%) Cisco
7 15 (8.72%) OpenTV
8 14 (8.14%) CheckPoint
8 14 (8.14%) Oracle
9 12 (6.98%) ThinPrint
10 7 (4.07%) Symantec
11 5 (2.91%) Nortel
11 5 (2.91%) Remedy
11 5 (2.91%) Siemens
12 4 (2.33%) CA
12 4 (2.33%) Dell
12 4 (2.33%) EMC
12 4 (2.33%) Intel Security
12 4 (2.33%) Veritas
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