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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 384 368 380
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 29 52 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.58% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 44 33
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£365 £389 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.10% -13.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £220 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £568 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £21.35 £17.00 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.58% -8.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.27 £16.20 £16.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.07 £17.26 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £16.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.31% +24.07%
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
8650 8942 9644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.50% 37.34% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5968 5979 6584
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £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 153 183 190
Average hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £14.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fat Client across the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Fat Client Hourly Rate Histogram 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 September 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
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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 -6 8 £338 -15.56%
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 73 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 55 (75.34%) Windows
3 48 (65.75%) Citrix
4 39 (53.42%) Microsoft
5 31 (42.47%) Active Directory
5 31 (42.47%) VMware
5 31 (42.47%) Windows 7
6 28 (38.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (36.99%) Cisco
7 27 (36.99%) MS Office
8 26 (35.62%) LAN
9 25 (34.25%) ITIL
10 24 (32.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (30.14%) XenApp
12 21 (28.77%) Firewall
13 19 (26.03%) SAN
13 19 (26.03%) Blackberry
14 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (24.66%) Hyper-V
15 17 (23.29%) Microsoft App-V
15 17 (23.29%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (23.29%) Xen
15 17 (23.29%) WAN
15 17 (23.29%) MS Excel
15 17 (23.29%) MS Exchange
16 16 (21.92%) Project Management
16 16 (21.92%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (20.55%) CheckPoint
17 15 (20.55%) ITSM
17 15 (20.55%) BIG-IP

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (23.29%) MS Exchange
2 14 (19.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.37%) IIS
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 27 (36.99%) MS Office
2 17 (23.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.37%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.37%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) SaaS
1 2 (2.74%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) IaaS
2 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (35.62%) LAN
2 21 (28.77%) Firewall
3 19 (26.03%) SAN
4 17 (23.29%) WAN
5 15 (20.55%) BIG-IP
6 14 (19.18%) MPLS
7 12 (16.44%) DSL
8 8 (10.96%) NAS
9 6 (8.22%) PCoIP
9 6 (8.22%) LDAP
10 5 (6.85%) iSCSI
11 3 (4.11%) DNS
11 3 (4.11%) DHCP
11 3 (4.11%) Ethernet
12 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
12 2 (2.74%) VPN
13 1 (1.37%) DMZ
13 1 (1.37%) Internet
13 1 (1.37%) 802.11
13 1 (1.37%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.37%) OLTP
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.37%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.37%) MSI
2 1 (1.37%) Subversion
2 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.37%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (9.59%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (19.18%) Analyst
2 11 (15.07%) Systems Administrator
2 11 (15.07%) Administrator
3 9 (12.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (12.33%) Operations Analyst
4 8 (10.96%) Citrix Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Applications Manager
6 5 (6.85%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Server Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) SAN Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.74%) Performance Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Monitoring Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Desktop Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) .NET
2 3 (4.11%) Web Services
3 2 (2.74%) J2EE
4 1 (1.37%) CSS
4 1 (1.37%) SOAP
4 1 (1.37%) HTML
4 1 (1.37%) XML
4 1 (1.37%) XSD
4 1 (1.37%) XSLT
4 1 (1.37%) WSDL
4 1 (1.37%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.37%) Middleware
4 1 (1.37%) Ajax
4 1 (1.37%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.37%) OAuth
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.37%) Apache CXF
4 1 (1.37%) RESTful
4 1 (1.37%) HTML5
4 1 (1.37%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 73 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 19 (26.03%) Blackberry
3 16 (21.92%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (13.70%) BYOD
5 4 (5.48%) Replication
6 3 (4.11%) Clustering
6 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.11%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.11%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (4.11%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.37%) iPhone
7 1 (1.37%) iPad
7 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.37%) User Experience
7 1 (1.37%) W3C
7 1 (1.37%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.37%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 55 (75.34%) Windows
2 31 (42.47%) Windows 7
3 24 (32.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (24.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (15.07%) Windows 8
7 9 (12.33%) Windows XP
8 8 (10.96%) Linux
9 6 (8.22%) Ubuntu
9 6 (8.22%) CentOS
10 4 (5.48%) Windows 2000
10 4 (5.48%) Solaris
11 3 (4.11%) Mac OS X
11 3 (4.11%) UNIX
12 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) ITIL
2 17 (23.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (21.92%) Project Management
4 15 (20.55%) ITSM
4 15 (20.55%) Performance Management
5 14 (19.18%) Business Continuity Planning
5 14 (19.18%) Business Continuity
5 14 (19.18%) Problem Management
5 14 (19.18%) Service Management
5 14 (19.18%) BCP
6 6 (8.22%) Capacity Management
7 5 (6.85%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.48%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.48%) Migration
8 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.11%) Cyber Security
9 3 (4.11%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.11%) Server Building
10 2 (2.74%) Line Management
10 2 (2.74%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.22%) Python
1 6 (8.22%) Perl
1 6 (8.22%) Bash Shell
2 4 (5.48%) SQL
3 2 (2.74%) C
3 2 (2.74%) C++
3 2 (2.74%) Java
4 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.37%) VBScript
4 1 (1.37%) VB
4 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.37%) XPath
4 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.96%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.22%) MCSE
4 5 (6.85%) CCNP
4 5 (6.85%) CCA
4 5 (6.85%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (6.85%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.48%) CCNA
5 4 (5.48%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.11%) RHCE
7 2 (2.74%) Degree
8 1 (1.37%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.74%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
3 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (42.47%) Active Directory
2 28 (38.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (30.14%) XenApp
4 18 (24.66%) Hyper-V
5 17 (23.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (23.29%) Xen
6 14 (19.18%) NLBS
7 10 (13.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (8.22%) Terminal Services
8 6 (8.22%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (6.85%) XenDesktop
10 3 (4.11%) vSphere
10 3 (4.11%) VMware ESX
10 3 (4.11%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.37%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (1.37%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (19.18%) WSUS
2 11 (15.07%) SCCM
3 7 (9.59%) Puppet
4 6 (8.22%) ZABBIX
5 3 (4.11%) Tivoli
5 3 (4.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (4.11%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.74%) DameWare
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.37%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (1.37%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 48 (65.75%) Citrix
2 39 (53.42%) Microsoft
3 31 (42.47%) VMware
4 27 (36.99%) Cisco
5 15 (20.55%) CheckPoint
6 8 (10.96%) Wyse
6 8 (10.96%) HP
6 8 (10.96%) Dell
7 5 (6.85%) Remedy
8 4 (5.48%) Oracle
8 4 (5.48%) F5
9 3 (4.11%) 3PAR
9 3 (4.11%) Apple
9 3 (4.11%) IBM
10 2 (2.74%) NetApp
10 2 (2.74%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.37%) Pega
11 1 (1.37%) Infoblox
11 1 (1.37%) Imperva
11 1 (1.37%) KANA