The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 351 382 362
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -20
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 48 36 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.46% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 24
Average daily rate
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£320 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.70% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £231 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £568 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £306 £363
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -15.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.63 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.54% +6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £17.33 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.16 £17.93 £19.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £11.26 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+50.97% -4.89%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7212 7878 8141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.67% 32.47% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4829 5413 5501
Average daily rate £450 £460 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 170 213
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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 +34 20 £335 -22.36% 1
Bromley - - - -
New Malden - - - - 1
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England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 71 (71.00%) Citrix
3 68 (68.00%) Windows
4 53 (53.00%) Microsoft
5 46 (46.00%) Windows 7
6 44 (44.00%) Active Directory
7 40 (40.00%) XenApp
8 35 (35.00%) VMware
9 33 (33.00%) MS Office
10 31 (31.00%) MS Exchange
10 31 (31.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 30 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (27.00%) Blackberry
12 27 (27.00%) Finance
13 26 (26.00%) ITIL
14 24 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 20 (20.00%) Firewall
15 20 (20.00%) Wyse
16 19 (19.00%) SAN
16 19 (19.00%) WAN
17 18 (18.00%) LAN
17 18 (18.00%) SCCM
18 17 (17.00%) HP
18 17 (17.00%) Service Management
19 16 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 16 (16.00%) Security Cleared
20 15 (15.00%) Hyper-V
20 15 (15.00%) Cisco
20 15 (15.00%) MS Excel
20 15 (15.00%) Banking

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (31.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.00%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.00%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.00%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.00%) Lync
9 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.00%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 33 (33.00%) MS Office
2 15 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Markit EDM
2 3 (3.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.00%) assyst
3 1 (1.00%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.00%) Firewall
2 19 (19.00%) WAN
2 19 (19.00%) SAN
3 18 (18.00%) LAN
4 13 (13.00%) DHCP
4 13 (13.00%) DNS
4 13 (13.00%) BIG-IP
5 12 (12.00%) MPLS
5 12 (12.00%) DSL
6 10 (10.00%) VPN
7 7 (7.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (6.00%) Internet
9 5 (5.00%) NAS
10 4 (4.00%) Wireless
10 4 (4.00%) FTP
10 4 (4.00%) VoIP
11 3 (3.00%) VLAN
12 2 (2.00%) NetScaler
12 2 (2.00%) Intranet
13 1 (1.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (4.00%) Cognos Impromptu
2 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.00%) MySQL
3 3 (3.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.00%) DTS
General
1 27 (27.00%) Finance
2 15 (15.00%) Banking
3 4 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.00%) Legal
6 1 (1.00%) Retail
6 1 (1.00%) Back Office
6 1 (1.00%) Law
6 1 (1.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (25.00%) Analyst
2 9 (9.00%) Architect
2 9 (9.00%) Support Analyst
3 7 (7.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 6 (6.00%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (6.00%) Support Engineer
4 6 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (6.00%) Software Engineer
4 6 (6.00%) Developer
4 6 (6.00%) Help Desk Support
4 6 (6.00%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (5.00%) Deployment Specialist
5 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (5.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 5 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 5 (5.00%) SCCM Specialist
6 4 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.00%) Silverlight
2 4 (4.00%) REST
2 4 (4.00%) WebSockets
2 4 (4.00%) Ajax
2 4 (4.00%) Java EE
2 4 (4.00%) SOAP
2 4 (4.00%) XML
3 3 (3.00%) Web Services
4 1 (1.00%) HTML
4 1 (1.00%) COM
4 1 (1.00%) XSD
4 1 (1.00%) XSL
4 1 (1.00%) XSLT
4 1 (1.00%) Swing
4 1 (1.00%) JMS
4 1 (1.00%) Java RMI
4 1 (1.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 100 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 27 (27.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.00%) Smartcard
4 4 (4.00%) Replication
4 4 (4.00%) Smartphone
4 4 (4.00%) iPhone
4 4 (4.00%) iPad
5 3 (3.00%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.00%) Equities
6 2 (2.00%) NHS
6 2 (2.00%) Derivative
7 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.00%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.00%) Clustering
7 1 (1.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 68 (68.00%) Windows
2 46 (46.00%) Windows 7
3 31 (31.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (14.00%) Windows XP
6 8 (8.00%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.00%) Linux
7 4 (4.00%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.00%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.00%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.00%) UNIX
9 1 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.00%) ITIL
2 17 (17.00%) Service Management
3 12 (12.00%) Migration
3 12 (12.00%) Performance Management
4 11 (11.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (8.00%) Project Management
5 8 (8.00%) Problem Management
6 7 (7.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.00%) Asset Management
7 5 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (5.00%) TOGAF
7 5 (5.00%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.00%) Data Protection
8 4 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.00%) User Stories
8 4 (4.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.00%) WFM
8 4 (4.00%) Business Continuity
8 4 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.00%) SQL
2 5 (5.00%) Java
3 3 (3.00%) C
4 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.00%) XPath
5 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.00%) MCP
4 5 (5.00%) A+ Certification
5 4 (4.00%) MCDST
5 4 (4.00%) MCITP
6 3 (3.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (3.00%) MCSE
6 3 (3.00%) CCA
6 3 (3.00%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.00%) MCTS
8 1 (1.00%) Degree
8 1 (1.00%) CCSE
8 1 (1.00%) MOS
8 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 44 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 40 (40.00%) XenApp
3 30 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 15 (15.00%) Xen
5 12 (12.00%) NLBS
6 10 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 10 (10.00%) XenDesktop
7 9 (9.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (4.00%) Terminal Services
8 4 (4.00%) vSphere
9 3 (3.00%) VMware ESX
9 3 (3.00%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.00%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.00%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.00%) VirtualBox
10 1 (1.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (18.00%) SCCM
2 10 (10.00%) WSUS
3 5 (5.00%) ARCserve
4 4 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (3.00%) DameWare
5 3 (3.00%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.00%) Data Guard
6 2 (2.00%) MOM
6 2 (2.00%) OpenView
7 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 71 (71.00%) Citrix
2 53 (53.00%) Microsoft
3 35 (35.00%) VMware
4 20 (20.00%) Wyse
5 17 (17.00%) HP
6 15 (15.00%) Cisco
7 14 (14.00%) CheckPoint
8 7 (7.00%) Dell
9 6 (6.00%) AppSense
10 5 (5.00%) Apple
10 5 (5.00%) IBM
10 5 (5.00%) Oracle
11 4 (4.00%) JBoss
11 4 (4.00%) Cognos
11 4 (4.00%) Intel
11 4 (4.00%) CQG
11 4 (4.00%) Reuters
11 4 (4.00%) Bloomberg
12 3 (3.00%) Avaya
13 2 (2.00%) BMC
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