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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 521 521 448
Rank change year-on-year
0 -73
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 92 96 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.58% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 43 110
Median daily rate £350 £315 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +17.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £185 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+22.76% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 16
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% +22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.70 £20.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +4.54%
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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
16276 16565 16048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.19% 32.50% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10662 10555 9948
Median daily rate £430 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 610 656
Median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

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 1 July 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
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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 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 -12 27 £438 +12.54% 5
South East +7 16 £381 +17.30% 1
North East -45 16 £219 - 2
North West -14 15 £380 +117.14%
East of England +14 8 £350 +19.14% 3
South West -1 5 £344 +22.76%
West Midlands -20 4 £463 +15.62% 1
Yorkshire 0 1 - -
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Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 177 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 137 (77.40%) Windows
3 102 (57.63%) Active Directory
4 97 (54.80%) Citrix
5 82 (46.33%) Windows Server
6 81 (45.76%) Microsoft
7 77 (43.50%) VMware
8 72 (40.68%) Windows 7
9 62 (35.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 59 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 56 (31.64%) SCCM
12 54 (30.51%) XenApp
13 52 (29.38%) VMware Infrastructure
14 48 (27.12%) MS Office
15 45 (25.42%) MS Exchange
16 44 (24.86%) Security Cleared
17 42 (23.73%) AppSense
18 38 (21.47%) Microsoft App-V
18 38 (21.47%) HP
19 37 (20.90%) DNS
19 37 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
20 34 (19.21%) DHCP
21 33 (18.64%) ITIL
21 33 (18.64%) Wyse
22 31 (17.51%) Data Centre
23 30 (16.95%) SQL Server
24 29 (16.38%) MS Excel
24 29 (16.38%) PowerShell
25 26 (14.69%) Migration
26 24 (13.56%) XenDesktop

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 45 (25.42%) MS Exchange
2 23 (12.99%) SharePoint
2 23 (12.99%) Skype for Business
3 16 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (4.52%) Live Communications Server
6 7 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (3.95%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.13%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.13%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.13%) IIS
7 2 (1.13%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.13%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 48 (27.12%) MS Office
2 29 (16.38%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.69%) PaintShop Pro
3 3 (1.69%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.86%) Office 365
2 6 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.26%) SaaS
4 3 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 37 (20.90%) DNS
2 34 (19.21%) DHCP
3 22 (12.43%) Wi-Fi
4 21 (11.86%) 3G
5 15 (8.47%) TCP/IP
6 14 (7.91%) NetScaler
7 13 (7.34%) HTTP
8 12 (6.78%) LAN
8 12 (6.78%) SAN
8 12 (6.78%) Skype
8 12 (6.78%) WAN
9 10 (5.65%) Internet
9 10 (5.65%) Remote Desktop
9 10 (5.65%) SMS
10 8 (4.52%) DVB
11 6 (3.39%) VPN
12 4 (2.26%) Intranet
13 3 (1.69%) Firewall
13 3 (1.69%) IP Telephony
14 2 (1.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.52%) MS Access
3 4 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.69%) GIS
4 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.56%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.56%) OLTP
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.56%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 5 (2.82%) Cucumber
1 5 (2.82%) Maven
2 4 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (2.26%) Subversion
2 4 (2.26%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.13%) JBuilder
3 2 (1.13%) MSI
4 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (9.60%) Finance
2 8 (4.52%) Back Office
3 6 (3.39%) Legal
4 5 (2.82%) Military
5 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.69%) Banking
6 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.13%) Billing
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
8 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Law
8 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 48 (27.12%) Analyst
2 28 (15.82%) Desktop Support
3 17 (9.60%) Support Engineer
4 16 (9.04%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (7.91%) Developer
6 12 (6.78%) Citrix Specialist
7 11 (6.21%) Citrix Support
7 11 (6.21%) Support Analyst
8 10 (5.65%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.08%) Citrix Analyst
10 8 (4.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 8 (4.52%) Desktop Analyst
10 8 (4.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 8 (4.52%) Service Analyst
11 7 (3.95%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (3.95%) Software Developer
11 7 (3.95%) Technical Analyst
12 6 (3.39%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.04%) XML
2 11 (6.21%) XSD
3 10 (5.65%) HTML
4 5 (2.82%) Flash
4 5 (2.82%) HTML5
4 5 (2.82%) JSON
4 5 (2.82%) Spring
5 4 (2.26%) .NET
6 3 (1.69%) Web Services
6 3 (1.69%) XSL
7 2 (1.13%) Middleware
7 2 (1.13%) SOAP
7 2 (1.13%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 177 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 31 (17.51%) Data Centre
3 11 (6.21%) Interactive TV
4 10 (5.65%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.52%) MPEG
6 7 (3.95%) Statistics
6 7 (3.95%) User Experience
7 6 (3.39%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.82%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.82%) Clustering
8 5 (2.82%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.26%) Blackberry
9 4 (2.26%) Device Driver
9 4 (2.26%) PKI
10 3 (1.69%) Life Science
10 3 (1.69%) NHS
10 3 (1.69%) STB
10 3 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (1.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 137 (77.40%) Windows
2 82 (46.33%) Windows Server
3 72 (40.68%) Windows 7
4 62 (35.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (13.56%) Windows 10
8 20 (11.30%) Windows XP
9 16 (9.04%) Linux
10 15 (8.47%) Windows 8
11 6 (3.39%) Unix
12 4 (2.26%) Solaris
12 4 (2.26%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.56%) HPUX
14 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.64%) ITIL
2 26 (14.69%) Migration
3 22 (12.43%) Problem Management
3 22 (12.43%) Software Delivery
4 20 (11.30%) Service Management
5 19 (10.73%) Incident Management
6 18 (10.17%) Application Packaging
7 16 (9.04%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (6.78%) Service Delivery
9 11 (6.21%) Project Management
9 11 (6.21%) Scrum
10 8 (4.52%) Data Migration
10 8 (4.52%) Information Management
10 8 (4.52%) ITIL V3
10 8 (4.52%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (3.95%) Information Security
12 6 (3.39%) Risk Management
12 6 (3.39%) Software Testing
12 6 (3.39%) TDD
12 6 (3.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.38%) PowerShell
2 20 (11.30%) SQL
3 14 (7.91%) C
4 13 (7.34%) Java
5 11 (6.21%) ANSI C
6 10 (5.65%) C++
7 8 (4.52%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.82%) ActionScript
9 4 (2.26%) Perl
9 4 (2.26%) VBScript
10 3 (1.69%) C#
11 2 (1.13%) AWK
11 2 (1.13%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.13%) Python
11 2 (1.13%) sed
11 2 (1.13%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.13%) VB
12 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (24.86%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.17%) SC Cleared
3 16 (9.04%) DV Cleared
4 10 (5.65%) Degree
5 9 (5.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (4.52%) MCSE
7 6 (3.39%) ISEB
7 6 (3.39%) ISTQB
8 5 (2.82%) CCNA
8 5 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (2.26%) MCSA
10 3 (1.69%) CISSP
10 3 (1.69%) MCP
11 2 (1.13%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.13%) HNC
11 2 (1.13%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.56%) CCEE
12 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.17%) SLA
2 8 (4.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.13%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.13%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 102 (57.63%) Active Directory
2 54 (30.51%) XenApp
3 52 (29.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (21.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 24 (13.56%) XenDesktop
6 14 (7.91%) VMware ESX
7 11 (6.21%) Hyper-V
7 11 (6.21%) Terminal Services
8 6 (3.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (3.39%) vSphere
9 4 (2.26%) Terminal Server
9 4 (2.26%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (2.26%) XenServer
10 3 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.13%) BitLocker
11 2 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 56 (31.64%) SCCM
2 11 (6.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (5.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (5.08%) SCOM
5 8 (4.52%) NetBackup
5 8 (4.52%) Netcool
5 8 (4.52%) SCOrch
5 8 (4.52%) Unicenter
5 8 (4.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 6 (3.39%) Puppet
7 4 (2.26%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.26%) HP SIM
7 4 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.13%) WSUS
9 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 97 (54.80%) Citrix
2 81 (45.76%) Microsoft
3 77 (43.50%) VMware
4 42 (23.73%) AppSense
5 38 (21.47%) HP
6 33 (18.64%) Wyse
7 21 (11.86%) Oracle
8 18 (10.17%) Cisco
9 16 (9.04%) ThinPrint
10 11 (6.21%) OpenTV
11 9 (5.08%) Dell
12 8 (4.52%) EMC
12 8 (4.52%) Meridio
12 8 (4.52%) Veritas
13 7 (3.95%) CheckPoint
13 7 (3.95%) Symantec
14 6 (3.39%) Intel Security
15 5 (2.82%) LANDesk
16 4 (2.26%) CA
17 3 (1.69%) Hitachi
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