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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fat Client
UK / England
Rank 506 517 466
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -51
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 62 73 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.48% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 55 78
Median daily rate £313 £325 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £140 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Median hourly rate £15.75 £21.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.98% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.51 £13.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £21.78 £16.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £21.50 £9.88
% change year-on-year
-43.86% +117.72%

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
13520 15081 14475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.55% 32.93% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8687 9684 9164
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 495 640 608
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £50.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

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 24 January 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
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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the England region over the 3 months to 24 January 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 +18 16 £363 +11.53% 2
South West +4 10 £314 +33.51% 4
North East - 10 £214 -
London -14 8 £218 -51.66% 2
West Midlands -2 6 £428 +202.12%
Yorkshire +17 4 - -
East of England +1 4 £120 -68.00% 3
North West +18 3 £275 -15.38%
East Midlands 0 1 £115 -45.23% 3
Fat Client
UK

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 162 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 127 (78.40%) Windows
3 103 (63.58%) Active Directory
4 95 (58.64%) Citrix
5 78 (48.15%) Microsoft
5 78 (48.15%) VMware
6 62 (38.27%) Windows 7
7 59 (36.42%) Windows Server
8 52 (32.10%) VMware Infrastructure
8 52 (32.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 49 (30.25%) SCCM
10 48 (29.63%) XenApp
11 47 (29.01%) ITIL
12 43 (26.54%) MS Office
12 43 (26.54%) DNS
13 40 (24.69%) Wyse
14 38 (23.46%) Microsoft App-V
14 38 (23.46%) Windows Server 2003
15 37 (22.84%) AppSense
15 37 (22.84%) Security Cleared
16 30 (18.52%) XenDesktop
16 30 (18.52%) MS Exchange
17 29 (17.90%) HP
18 28 (17.28%) Finance
18 28 (17.28%) Incident Management
19 26 (16.05%) VMware ESX
20 25 (15.43%) Cisco
21 24 (14.81%) Dell
21 24 (14.81%) DHCP
22 23 (14.20%) SC Cleared

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 30 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 15 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (6.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 7 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.62%) CMS
Applications
1 43 (26.54%) MS Office
2 22 (13.58%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.09%) PaintShop Pro
3 5 (3.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.02%) Office 365
2 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.09%) GitHub
5 1 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (26.54%) DNS
2 24 (14.81%) DHCP
3 17 (10.49%) Firewall
4 11 (6.79%) SAN
4 11 (6.79%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (6.17%) 3G
6 9 (5.56%) Network Security
6 9 (5.56%) VPN
7 8 (4.94%) NetScaler
7 8 (4.94%) VoIP
8 5 (3.09%) DVB
8 5 (3.09%) HTTP
8 5 (3.09%) LAN
8 5 (3.09%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (3.09%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (2.47%) Internet
9 4 (2.47%) Intranet
9 4 (2.47%) VLAN
9 4 (2.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.94%) DB2
3 3 (1.85%) MS Access
4 2 (1.23%) GIS
4 2 (1.23%) MySQL
5 1 (0.62%) OLTP
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.62%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 6 (3.70%) Subversion
2 5 (3.09%) Cucumber
2 5 (3.09%) Maven
3 4 (2.47%) AdminStudio
3 4 (2.47%) MSI
4 1 (0.62%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (17.28%) Finance
2 9 (5.56%) Back Office
3 5 (3.09%) Local Government
4 2 (1.23%) Legal
4 2 (1.23%) Military
4 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.62%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (28.40%) Analyst
2 16 (9.88%) Citrix Analyst
2 16 (9.88%) Desktop Support
3 15 (9.26%) Architect
3 15 (9.26%) Support Engineer
4 12 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 11 (6.79%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (6.17%) Support Analyst
7 9 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (4.94%) Desktop Analyst
9 7 (4.32%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (4.32%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (4.32%) Enterprise Architect
10 6 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (3.70%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (3.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.09%) Flash
1 5 (3.09%) HTML
1 5 (3.09%) HTML5
1 5 (3.09%) JSON
1 5 (3.09%) Spring
1 5 (3.09%) XML
1 5 (3.09%) XSD
2 1 (0.62%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 162 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 17 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.49%) Data Centre
3 13 (8.02%) Blackberry
4 12 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (4.94%) AS400
6 8 (4.94%) Client/Server
6 8 (4.94%) iSeries
7 7 (4.32%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (3.70%) Clustering
9 5 (3.09%) Computer Science
9 5 (3.09%) Interactive TV
9 5 (3.09%) MPEG
10 3 (1.85%) CESG
10 3 (1.85%) NHS
10 3 (1.85%) PDA
10 3 (1.85%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.23%) RSA SecurID
11 2 (1.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 127 (78.40%) Windows
2 62 (38.27%) Windows 7
3 59 (36.42%) Windows Server
4 52 (32.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (23.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (11.11%) Linux
7 17 (10.49%) Windows 10
8 13 (8.02%) Windows 8
9 11 (6.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (6.79%) Windows XP
10 5 (3.09%) Solaris
11 4 (2.47%) Unix
11 4 (2.47%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.85%) SUSE
13 2 (1.23%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.01%) ITIL
2 28 (17.28%) Incident Management
3 19 (11.73%) Migration
4 17 (10.49%) Service Delivery
5 15 (9.26%) Service Management
6 13 (8.02%) Project Management
7 12 (7.41%) Performance Management
7 12 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 12 (7.41%) Software Delivery
8 11 (6.79%) Application Virtualisation
9 10 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (6.17%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
11 8 (4.94%) Problem Management
12 7 (4.32%) Information Security
12 7 (4.32%) Service Design
13 6 (3.70%) Application Packaging
13 6 (3.70%) ITIL V3
13 6 (3.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.49%) PowerShell
2 15 (9.26%) SQL
3 7 (4.32%) C
3 7 (4.32%) Java
4 5 (3.09%) ActionScript
4 5 (3.09%) ANSI C
4 5 (3.09%) C++
4 5 (3.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.62%) Perl
5 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (22.84%) Security Cleared
2 23 (14.20%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.79%) DV Cleared
4 8 (4.94%) Degree
4 8 (4.94%) MCP
5 6 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (3.09%) MCSE
6 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.09%) PMI Certification
6 5 (3.09%) PMP
7 4 (2.47%) CCNA
7 4 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.47%) ISEB
8 3 (1.85%) CISSP
8 3 (1.85%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.23%) CCNP
9 2 (1.23%) CCSA
10 1 (0.62%) CEH
10 1 (0.62%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.64%) SLA
2 5 (3.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.09%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.47%) COBIT
4 2 (1.23%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.23%) QA
5 1 (0.62%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.62%) RMADS
System Software
1 103 (63.58%) Active Directory
2 52 (32.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (29.63%) XenApp
4 38 (23.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 30 (18.52%) XenDesktop
6 26 (16.05%) VMware ESX
7 14 (8.64%) Virtual Desktop
8 13 (8.02%) BitLocker
9 8 (4.94%) Terminal Services
10 6 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (3.70%) XenServer
11 5 (3.09%) Hyper-V
12 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (1.85%) Terminal Server
13 3 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (1.85%) vSphere
14 1 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.62%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 49 (30.25%) SCCM
2 13 (8.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 9 (5.56%) Tivoli
4 7 (4.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (3.70%) DameWare
6 5 (3.09%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.47%) Netcool
8 3 (1.85%) DatAdvantage
8 3 (1.85%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (1.85%) SCOM
8 3 (1.85%) Unicenter
9 2 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.23%) Puppet
9 2 (1.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.62%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.62%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 95 (58.64%) Citrix
2 78 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 78 (48.15%) VMware
3 40 (24.69%) Wyse
4 37 (22.84%) AppSense
5 29 (17.90%) HP
6 25 (15.43%) Cisco
7 24 (14.81%) Dell
8 16 (9.88%) CheckPoint
9 13 (8.02%) Symantec
10 11 (6.79%) CA
11 9 (5.56%) Oracle
12 8 (4.94%) Hitachi
12 8 (4.94%) IBM
12 8 (4.94%) Remedy
13 6 (3.70%) BMC
13 6 (3.70%) LANDesk
13 6 (3.70%) ThinPrint
14 5 (3.09%) EMC
14 5 (3.09%) Polycom
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