The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 359 383 371
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 52 42 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.51% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 27 32
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£380 £438 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.14% +25.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £187 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £564 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £308 £358
% change year-on-year
-10.56% -13.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £17.25 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.16 £17.25 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £13.50 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+20.37% +14.02%
Fat Client
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7291 8161 8334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.61% 32.52% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4831 5614 5676
Average daily rate £450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 172 219
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% -8.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in London

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fat Client across the London region.

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in London

Fat Client
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fat Client across the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Fat Client Daily Rate Histogram in London

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client across the London region.

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in London

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +43 26 £400 -23.07% 3
Bromley - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 98 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 67 (68.37%) Citrix
3 64 (65.31%) Windows
4 53 (54.08%) Microsoft
5 46 (46.94%) Windows 7
6 43 (43.88%) Active Directory
7 38 (38.78%) XenApp
8 33 (33.67%) VMware
9 31 (31.63%) MS Office
9 31 (31.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (30.61%) MS Exchange
11 29 (29.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 28 (28.57%) Finance
13 27 (27.55%) Blackberry
14 25 (25.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 25 (25.51%) ITIL
15 24 (24.49%) HP
16 21 (21.43%) SAN
17 20 (20.41%) Firewall
18 18 (18.37%) Wyse
19 17 (17.35%) SCCM
19 17 (17.35%) WAN
20 16 (16.33%) LAN
20 16 (16.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 16 (16.33%) Banking
21 15 (15.31%) Xen
21 15 (15.31%) Service Management
21 15 (15.31%) MS Excel
21 15 (15.31%) Hyper-V
22 14 (14.29%) Cisco

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 30 (30.61%) MS Exchange
2 16 (16.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (10.20%) SharePoint
3 10 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.14%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (4.08%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.04%) Lync
8 1 (1.02%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 31 (31.63%) MS Office
2 15 (15.31%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.02%) MS Project
3 1 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.06%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.04%) ION MarketView
2 2 (2.04%) RMDS
3 1 (1.02%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.02%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.43%) SAN
2 20 (20.41%) Firewall
3 17 (17.35%) WAN
4 16 (16.33%) LAN
5 13 (13.27%) DNS
5 13 (13.27%) DHCP
5 13 (13.27%) BIG-IP
6 12 (12.24%) MPLS
6 12 (12.24%) DSL
7 9 (9.18%) VPN
8 6 (6.12%) TCP/IP
8 6 (6.12%) Internet
9 5 (5.10%) NAS
10 4 (4.08%) Wireless
10 4 (4.08%) FTP
10 4 (4.08%) VoIP
11 3 (3.06%) VLAN
12 2 (2.04%) Intranet
13 1 (1.02%) OSPF
13 1 (1.02%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) EDRMS
3 3 (3.06%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.06%) MySQL
3 3 (3.06%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 28 (28.57%) Finance
2 16 (16.33%) Banking
3 4 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.06%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.04%) Legal
6 1 (1.02%) Retail
6 1 (1.02%) Back Office
6 1 (1.02%) Advertising
6 1 (1.02%) Law
6 1 (1.02%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (23.47%) Analyst
2 8 (8.16%) Architect
2 8 (8.16%) Consultant
2 8 (8.16%) Support Analyst
3 6 (6.12%) Operations Analyst
3 6 (6.12%) Help Desk Analyst
3 6 (6.12%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (6.12%) Software Engineer
4 5 (5.10%) Developer
4 5 (5.10%) Project Manager
4 5 (5.10%) Support Engineer
4 5 (5.10%) Help Desk Support
4 5 (5.10%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (5.10%) Deployment Specialist
4 5 (5.10%) SCCM Specialist
5 4 (4.08%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (4.08%) HP Storage Administrator
5 4 (4.08%) SAN Administrator
5 4 (4.08%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.10%) Web Services
2 4 (4.08%) REST
2 4 (4.08%) WebSockets
2 4 (4.08%) Ajax
2 4 (4.08%) Java EE
2 4 (4.08%) SOAP
3 3 (3.06%) HTML
3 3 (3.06%) Swing
4 2 (2.04%) RESTful
4 2 (2.04%) HTML5
4 2 (2.04%) Silverlight
4 2 (2.04%) JavaFX
4 2 (2.04%) XML
4 2 (2.04%) CSS
4 2 (2.04%) Rendezvous
5 1 (1.02%) JMS
5 1 (1.02%) Java RMI
5 1 (1.02%) COM
5 1 (1.02%) XSD
5 1 (1.02%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 98 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 27 (27.55%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.14%) Replication
4 4 (4.08%) iPhone
4 4 (4.08%) iPad
4 4 (4.08%) Smartphone
4 4 (4.08%) Clustering
4 4 (4.08%) Smartcard
5 3 (3.06%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.04%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.02%) EPoS
7 1 (1.02%) NHS
7 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.02%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 64 (65.31%) Windows
2 46 (46.94%) Windows 7
3 31 (31.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (25.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (12.24%) Windows XP
6 7 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.08%) Windows Vista
7 4 (4.08%) Linux
8 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.02%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.51%) ITIL
2 15 (15.31%) Service Management
3 12 (12.24%) Performance Management
3 12 (12.24%) Migration
4 10 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (8.16%) Project Management
5 8 (8.16%) Problem Management
6 6 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.12%) Workflow
6 6 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.10%) Data Protection
7 5 (5.10%) Asset Management
7 5 (5.10%) Business Analysis
8 4 (4.08%) User Stories
8 4 (4.08%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.08%) WFM
8 4 (4.08%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (4.08%) TOGAF
8 4 (4.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.16%) Java
2 5 (5.10%) SQL
3 3 (3.06%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.10%) A+ Certification
4 5 (5.10%) MCP
5 4 (4.08%) MCDST
5 4 (4.08%) MCITP
6 3 (3.06%) CCA
6 3 (3.06%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (3.06%) MCSE
6 3 (3.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.02%) CCNP
8 1 (1.02%) CCSE
8 1 (1.02%) MOS
8 1 (1.02%) Degree
8 1 (1.02%) MCTS
8 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.04%) QA
3 1 (1.02%) SLA
3 1 (1.02%) COBIT
System Software
1 43 (43.88%) Active Directory
2 38 (38.78%) XenApp
3 29 (29.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (15.31%) Xen
4 15 (15.31%) Hyper-V
5 12 (12.24%) NLBS
6 10 (10.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (8.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (7.14%) vSphere
9 6 (6.12%) XenDesktop
10 4 (4.08%) VMware Server
11 3 (3.06%) Terminal Services
11 3 (3.06%) VMware ESX
11 3 (3.06%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (1.02%) ISA Server
12 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (1.02%) VirtualBox
12 1 (1.02%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (17.35%) SCCM
2 10 (10.20%) WSUS
3 4 (4.08%) Tivoli
3 4 (4.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (4.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (4.08%) ARCserve
4 3 (3.06%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.06%) DameWare
4 3 (3.06%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.04%) OpenView
5 2 (2.04%) MOM
6 1 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 67 (68.37%) Citrix
2 53 (54.08%) Microsoft
3 33 (33.67%) VMware
4 24 (24.49%) HP
5 18 (18.37%) Wyse
6 14 (14.29%) Cisco
6 14 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 8 (8.16%) IBM
8 6 (6.12%) Dell
9 5 (5.10%) Reuters
9 5 (5.10%) Bloomberg
9 5 (5.10%) Apple
9 5 (5.10%) Oracle
9 5 (5.10%) AppSense
10 4 (4.08%) Veeam
10 4 (4.08%) 3PAR
10 4 (4.08%) JBoss
10 4 (4.08%) CQG
11 3 (3.06%) Avaya
11 3 (3.06%) Intel
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