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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 351 342 334
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 44 61 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.74% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 45 27
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £137 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £430 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £250 £330
% change year-on-year
+55.00% -24.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+364.28% -6.66%
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
7564 8201 7637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.56% 37.36% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5233 5611 5413
Average daily rate £455 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £636 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 169 158
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.67 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.50% +12.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 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
City of London +24 24 £413 +10.00% 5
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 85 (75.22%) Citrix
3 79 (69.91%) Windows
4 66 (58.41%) Microsoft
5 59 (52.21%) VMware
6 53 (46.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 52 (46.02%) Active Directory
8 42 (37.17%) Windows 7
9 39 (34.51%) DNS
10 38 (33.63%) MS Office
11 37 (32.74%) ITIL
12 34 (30.09%) MS Exchange
13 33 (29.20%) Windows Server 2008
14 32 (28.32%) Blackberry
15 31 (27.43%) DHCP
15 31 (27.43%) Finance
16 30 (26.55%) HP
17 29 (25.66%) XenApp
18 28 (24.78%) Windows Server 2003
19 27 (23.89%) MS Excel
19 27 (23.89%) Hyper-V
20 26 (23.01%) Cisco
20 26 (23.01%) Firewall
21 21 (18.58%) CheckPoint
21 21 (18.58%) SAN
22 19 (16.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
22 19 (16.81%) BIG-IP
23 18 (15.93%) Microsoft App-V
23 18 (15.93%) Reuters
23 18 (15.93%) Bloomberg

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 34 (30.09%) MS Exchange
2 19 (16.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 16 (14.16%) SharePoint
4 8 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (5.31%) Lync
7 4 (3.54%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.65%) IIS
9 2 (1.77%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 38 (33.63%) MS Office
2 27 (23.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) RMDS
1 4 (3.54%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (3.54%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.88%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (34.51%) DNS
2 31 (27.43%) DHCP
3 26 (23.01%) Firewall
4 21 (18.58%) SAN
5 19 (16.81%) BIG-IP
6 18 (15.93%) LAN
7 14 (12.39%) Internet
8 13 (11.50%) Network Security
9 12 (10.62%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (9.73%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (9.73%) NetScreen
10 11 (9.73%) DMVPN
10 11 (9.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 11 (9.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 11 (9.73%) OSPF
10 11 (9.73%) BGP
11 10 (8.85%) FTP
11 10 (8.85%) WAN
11 10 (8.85%) MPLS
11 10 (8.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.88%) DTS
4 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.88%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.88%) Big Data
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (5.31%) MSI
2 4 (3.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (27.43%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Banking
3 5 (4.42%) Law
3 5 (4.42%) Publishing
4 3 (2.65%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.65%) Legal
4 3 (2.65%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.65%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (36.28%) Analyst
2 25 (22.12%) Support Analyst
3 11 (9.73%) Help Desk Analyst
3 11 (9.73%) Security Specialist
3 11 (9.73%) Network Specialist
3 11 (9.73%) Network Security Specialist
4 10 (8.85%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 10 (8.85%) Help Desk Support
4 10 (8.85%) Consultant
4 10 (8.85%) Architect
5 9 (7.96%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (7.08%) Desktop Support
6 8 (7.08%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 8 (7.08%) Citrix Analyst
7 7 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (6.19%) Operations Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Support Technician
9 5 (4.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.96%) Web Services
2 6 (5.31%) HTML
2 6 (5.31%) Middleware
3 5 (4.42%) RESTful
3 5 (4.42%) .NET
4 4 (3.54%) J2EE
4 4 (3.54%) CSS
4 4 (3.54%) XML
4 4 (3.54%) Swing
4 4 (3.54%) Rendezvous
4 4 (3.54%) HTML5
4 4 (3.54%) Application Packaging
4 4 (3.54%) JavaFX
5 1 (0.88%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.88%) Itk
5 1 (0.88%) XSL
5 1 (0.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 113 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 32 (28.32%) Blackberry
3 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.85%) Smartcard
4 10 (8.85%) Smartphone
5 7 (6.19%) SWIFT
6 4 (3.54%) CESG
6 4 (3.54%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.65%) CLARiiON
8 2 (1.77%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (1.77%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.77%) iPhone
8 2 (1.77%) iPad
8 2 (1.77%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.77%) Clustering
8 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.88%) Replication
9 1 (0.88%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 79 (69.91%) Windows
2 42 (37.17%) Windows 7
3 33 (29.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (24.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (15.93%) Linux
6 16 (14.16%) Windows XP
7 14 (12.39%) Windows Vista
8 6 (5.31%) Windows 8
8 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.42%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.65%) UNIX
11 2 (1.77%) NetWare
12 1 (0.88%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (32.74%) ITIL
2 14 (12.39%) BCP
3 13 (11.50%) Service Management
3 13 (11.50%) ITSM
4 12 (10.62%) Business Continuity
4 12 (10.62%) E-Commerce
5 9 (7.96%) Service Delivery
5 9 (7.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (7.96%) Performance Management
6 8 (7.08%) Load Balancing
6 8 (7.08%) Problem Management
6 8 (7.08%) TOGAF
7 7 (6.19%) Migration
7 7 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.19%) Change Management
7 7 (6.19%) Business Continuity Planning
8 6 (5.31%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (5.31%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (4.42%) Line Management
9 5 (4.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.16%) PowerShell
2 13 (11.50%) SQL
3 9 (7.96%) Java
4 7 (6.19%) C
5 6 (5.31%) VBScript
6 3 (2.65%) Perl
6 3 (2.65%) VBA
7 2 (1.77%) C#
8 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (15.04%) Degree
2 14 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (11.50%) MCITP
4 12 (10.62%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (9.73%) CCNP
5 11 (9.73%) CCSE
5 11 (9.73%) Security Cleared
6 10 (8.85%) A+ Certification
6 10 (8.85%) MCDST
6 10 (8.85%) SC Cleared
6 10 (8.85%) MCP
7 5 (4.42%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (3.54%) MCSE
8 4 (3.54%) VCP4
9 3 (2.65%) VCP5
9 3 (2.65%) CCEA
9 3 (2.65%) CCA
9 3 (2.65%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.88%) COBIT
2 1 (0.88%) HL7
2 1 (0.88%) DICOM
System Software
1 53 (46.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (46.02%) Active Directory
3 29 (25.66%) XenApp
4 27 (23.89%) Hyper-V
5 18 (15.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (12.39%) Xen
7 12 (10.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 12 (10.62%) XenDesktop
7 12 (10.62%) vSphere
8 8 (7.08%) XenServer
8 8 (7.08%) NLBS
9 7 (6.19%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (3.54%) VMware Server
10 4 (3.54%) VMware ESX
10 4 (3.54%) VirtualBox
11 3 (2.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (1.77%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.88%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (13.27%) SCCM
2 10 (8.85%) WSUS
3 4 (3.54%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.54%) SCOM
3 4 (3.54%) HP SIM
4 3 (2.65%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 3 (2.65%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.88%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.88%) DameWare
5 1 (0.88%) WMI
5 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.88%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 85 (75.22%) Citrix
2 66 (58.41%) Microsoft
3 59 (52.21%) VMware
4 30 (26.55%) HP
5 26 (23.01%) Cisco
6 21 (18.58%) CheckPoint
7 18 (15.93%) Reuters
7 18 (15.93%) Bloomberg
8 14 (12.39%) F5
9 11 (9.73%) Blue Coat
9 11 (9.73%) Infoblox
9 11 (9.73%) Imperva
10 10 (8.85%) CQG
11 9 (7.96%) AppSense
11 9 (7.96%) Wyse
12 8 (7.08%) Altiris
13 7 (6.19%) Intel
14 6 (5.31%) Oracle
14 6 (5.31%) Apple
15 4 (3.54%) ION Trading
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