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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 413 410 368
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -42
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 21 21 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.097% 0.094% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.25% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 53
Median daily rate £325 £406 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £280 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £240
% change year-on-year
- +35.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Median hourly rate £16.15 £21.98 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.50% +58.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £21.98 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.51 £21.98 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.05 £21.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-29.98% +53.57%
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
7837 8289 8701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.11% 37.11% 36.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5441 5756 6180
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 146 199
Median hourly rate £20.12 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.57% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Fat Client as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the London region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
City of London +3 5 £110 -72.50% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Lewisham - 2 £338 -
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 London region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 55 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 38 (69.09%) Windows
3 27 (49.09%) ITIL
3 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
4 25 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 25 (45.45%) Citrix
5 21 (38.18%) MS Office
6 20 (36.36%) VMware
7 18 (32.73%) Windows 7
8 16 (29.09%) MS Exchange
9 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (21.82%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (20.00%) Java
11 11 (20.00%) C
11 11 (20.00%) Blackberry
11 11 (20.00%) Terminal Services
11 11 (20.00%) Windows Server
12 10 (18.18%) HP
12 10 (18.18%) Incident Management
13 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (16.36%) Cisco
13 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
13 9 (16.36%) HTTP
13 9 (16.36%) XML
13 9 (16.36%) Service Management
13 9 (16.36%) Service Delivery
14 8 (14.55%) OpenTV
14 8 (14.55%) Scrum
14 8 (14.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (14.55%) DVB

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 16 (29.09%) MS Exchange
2 12 (21.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (14.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.27%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.82%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.82%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 21 (38.18%) MS Office
2 9 (16.36%) MS Excel
3 7 (12.73%) PaintShop Pro
3 7 (12.73%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) GitHub
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.64%) Office 365
4 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) HTTP
2 8 (14.55%) DVB
3 5 (9.09%) Firewall
3 5 (9.09%) Internet
4 4 (7.27%) Intranet
4 4 (7.27%) PCoIP
5 3 (5.45%) Network Security
6 2 (3.64%) BGP
6 2 (3.64%) BIG-IP
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (3.64%) DMVPN
6 2 (3.64%) DNS
6 2 (3.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (3.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (3.64%) IPsec
6 2 (3.64%) OSPF
6 2 (3.64%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) OLTP
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Subversion
2 7 (12.73%) Cucumber
2 7 (12.73%) Maven
3 1 (1.82%) JBuilder
3 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (10.91%) Back Office
2 4 (7.27%) Legal
3 3 (5.45%) Finance
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Incident Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Service Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (10.91%) Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Technical Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Service Desk Support
7 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) 1st Line Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.64%) Exchange Support
8 2 (3.64%) ICT Support
8 2 (3.64%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) XML
2 8 (14.55%) HTML
2 8 (14.55%) XSD
3 7 (12.73%) Flash
3 7 (12.73%) HTML5
3 7 (12.73%) JSON
3 7 (12.73%) Spring
4 1 (1.82%) .NET
4 1 (1.82%) SOAP
4 1 (1.82%) Struts
4 1 (1.82%) Web Services
4 1 (1.82%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 55 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 11 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 8 (14.55%) Interactive TV
3 8 (14.55%) MPEG
4 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
5 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (9.09%) Client/Server
5 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
5 5 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (7.27%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (3.64%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.82%) Clustering
8 1 (1.82%) iPad
8 1 (1.82%) iPhone
8 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.82%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (1.82%) NHS
8 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.82%) STB
8 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (69.09%) Windows
2 18 (32.73%) Windows 7
3 11 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.91%) Linux
5 6 (10.91%) Windows 8
6 4 (7.27%) Windows 2000
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.64%) Solaris
8 2 (3.64%) Unix
9 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) ITIL
2 10 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.36%) Service Delivery
3 9 (16.36%) Service Management
4 8 (14.55%) ITIL V3
4 8 (14.55%) Scrum
4 8 (14.55%) TDD
5 7 (12.73%) Automated Testing
5 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (12.73%) Kanban
5 7 (12.73%) MVC
5 7 (12.73%) Pair Programming
6 6 (10.91%) Information Security
6 6 (10.91%) Project Management
7 5 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (7.27%) Data Protection
8 4 (7.27%) Information Management
8 4 (7.27%) Network Management
8 4 (7.27%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) C
1 11 (20.00%) Java
2 8 (14.55%) ANSI C
2 8 (14.55%) C++
3 7 (12.73%) ActionScript
3 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.82%) Perl
5 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.82%) SQL
5 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) ISEB
3 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) CCNA
4 2 (3.64%) CCNP
4 2 (3.64%) CCSA
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.82%) MCSE
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) PCI DSS
2 5 (9.09%) SLA
3 4 (7.27%) COBIT
4 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 25 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (20.00%) Terminal Services
4 5 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.09%) XenDesktop
5 4 (7.27%) XenServer
6 2 (3.64%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.64%) vSphere
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.82%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) SCCM
2 6 (10.91%) DameWare
3 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.64%) Puppet
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
2 25 (45.45%) Citrix
3 20 (36.36%) VMware
4 10 (18.18%) HP
5 9 (16.36%) Cisco
6 8 (14.55%) Dell
6 8 (14.55%) OpenTV
7 6 (10.91%) LANDesk
8 5 (9.09%) Oracle
8 5 (9.09%) Wyse
9 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.64%) Apple
10 2 (3.64%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.64%) EMC
10 2 (3.64%) Imperva
10 2 (3.64%) Infoblox
10 2 (3.64%) Juniper
10 2 (3.64%) NetApp
10 2 (3.64%) Remedy
10 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
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