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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 376 368 383
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 37 47 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.53% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 34 22
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£366 £330 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £209 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £550 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £280 £308
% change year-on-year
-15.17% -8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £21.35 £17.00 £17.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.58% -3.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.27 £13.90 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.07 £19.16 £17.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £17.00 £11.26
% change year-on-year
-6.70% +50.97%
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
8440 8788 9404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.00% 37.44% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5874 5909 6345
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 166 202
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £14.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
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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 -19 13 £351 +4.62% 3
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 84 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 56 (66.67%) Citrix
2 56 (66.67%) Windows
3 45 (53.57%) Microsoft
4 39 (46.43%) VMware
5 38 (45.24%) Active Directory
6 35 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 32 (38.10%) ITIL
8 28 (33.33%) LAN
8 28 (33.33%) Cisco
8 28 (33.33%) Windows 7
9 27 (32.14%) MS Office
10 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (27.38%) SAN
11 23 (27.38%) Firewall
12 22 (26.19%) XenApp
13 21 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
13 21 (25.00%) MS Excel
14 18 (21.43%) WAN
14 18 (21.43%) ITSM
14 18 (21.43%) Blackberry
14 18 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (20.24%) MS Exchange
15 17 (20.24%) Hyper-V
16 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
16 16 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (19.05%) Project Management
16 16 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
17 15 (17.86%) Xen
18 14 (16.67%) BIG-IP

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 17 (20.24%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (5.95%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.19%) IIS
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (32.14%) MS Office
2 21 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.19%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.19%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) SaaS
1 2 (2.38%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) IaaS
2 1 (1.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (33.33%) LAN
2 23 (27.38%) SAN
2 23 (27.38%) Firewall
3 18 (21.43%) WAN
4 14 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 12 (14.29%) MPLS
5 12 (14.29%) DSL
5 12 (14.29%) NAS
6 9 (10.71%) DNS
6 9 (10.71%) DHCP
7 7 (8.33%) LDAP
8 6 (7.14%) PCoIP
9 5 (5.95%) iSCSI
9 5 (5.95%) VPN
10 4 (4.76%) Ethernet
10 4 (4.76%) DMZ
11 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
11 2 (2.38%) OSPF
11 2 (2.38%) BGP
11 2 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.19%) OLTP
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.19%) Big Data
3 1 (1.19%) TKPROF
3 1 (1.19%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.19%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.19%) Subversion
2 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (7.14%) Finance
1 6 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (17.86%) Systems Administrator
1 15 (17.86%) Administrator
2 13 (15.48%) Analyst
3 8 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (9.52%) Citrix Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Applications Manager
4 7 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) Support Engineer
5 5 (5.95%) Architect
6 4 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.76%) Consultant
6 4 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (4.76%) Server Administrator
6 4 (4.76%) SAN Administrator
6 4 (4.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.52%) .NET
2 7 (8.33%) Web Services
3 6 (7.14%) J2EE
4 3 (3.57%) HTML
4 3 (3.57%) XML
5 2 (2.38%) SOAP
5 2 (2.38%) Middleware
5 2 (2.38%) RESTful
6 1 (1.19%) HTML5
6 1 (1.19%) Itk
6 1 (1.19%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.19%) Ajax
6 1 (1.19%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.19%) OAuth
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.19%) Apache CXF
6 1 (1.19%) CSS
6 1 (1.19%) XSD
6 1 (1.19%) XSL
6 1 (1.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 84 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 18 (21.43%) Blackberry
3 16 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (11.90%) BYOD
5 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.95%) Replication
6 4 (4.76%) Clustering
6 4 (4.76%) CESG
6 4 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.57%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (3.57%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (3.57%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.38%) Data Integration
8 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.19%) iPhone
9 1 (1.19%) iPad
9 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.19%) User Experience
9 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 56 (66.67%) Windows
2 28 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 25 (29.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (13.10%) Windows 8
7 9 (10.71%) Linux
8 8 (9.52%) Windows XP
9 6 (7.14%) Ubuntu
9 6 (7.14%) CentOS
10 4 (4.76%) Solaris
11 3 (3.57%) Windows 2000
11 3 (3.57%) Mac OS X
11 3 (3.57%) UNIX
12 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.10%) ITIL
2 18 (21.43%) ITSM
3 16 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (19.05%) Project Management
4 14 (16.67%) Service Management
4 14 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 12 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 12 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 12 (14.29%) BCP
5 12 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
6 6 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.14%) Change Management
6 6 (7.14%) Capacity Management
7 5 (5.95%) Workflow
7 5 (5.95%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.95%) SDLC
8 4 (4.76%) Protective Monitoring
8 4 (4.76%) Server Building
8 4 (4.76%) UML
8 4 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.14%) SQL
1 6 (7.14%) Python
1 6 (7.14%) Perl
1 6 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 4 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.38%) C
3 2 (2.38%) C++
4 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.19%) XPath
4 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.19%) C#
4 1 (1.19%) VBScript
4 1 (1.19%) VB
4 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.71%) SC Cleared
2 9 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.33%) MCSE
4 6 (7.14%) CCNP
4 6 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (5.95%) CCA
5 5 (5.95%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (5.95%) Degree
6 4 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.76%) CCNA
7 3 (3.57%) RHCE
8 2 (2.38%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.38%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) HL7
3 1 (1.19%) DICOM
3 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 38 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 35 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (26.19%) XenApp
4 21 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (20.24%) Hyper-V
6 15 (17.86%) Xen
7 12 (14.29%) NLBS
8 8 (9.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 7 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (7.14%) Terminal Services
11 5 (5.95%) VirtualBox
12 4 (4.76%) XenDesktop
12 4 (4.76%) vSphere
12 4 (4.76%) VMware Server
13 3 (3.57%) VMware ESX
14 2 (2.38%) ISA Server
15 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (15.48%) WSUS
2 10 (11.90%) SCCM
3 7 (8.33%) Puppet
4 6 (7.14%) ZABBIX
5 4 (4.76%) Tivoli
5 4 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (4.76%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.38%) DameWare
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.19%) ARCserve
7 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.19%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.19%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 56 (66.67%) Citrix
2 45 (53.57%) Microsoft
3 39 (46.43%) VMware
4 28 (33.33%) Cisco
5 14 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 13 (15.48%) HP
7 9 (10.71%) Oracle
7 9 (10.71%) Remedy
8 8 (9.52%) Dell
8 8 (9.52%) Wyse
9 5 (5.95%) F5
9 5 (5.95%) Pega
10 4 (4.76%) 3PAR
10 4 (4.76%) IBM
10 4 (4.76%) BMC
11 3 (3.57%) Apple
11 3 (3.57%) SAP
12 2 (2.38%) Infoblox
12 2 (2.38%) Imperva
12 2 (2.38%) Blue Coat