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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 361 379 354
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -25
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 59 55 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.58% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 41 30
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£393 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £137 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £550 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £308 £363
% change year-on-year
-19.34% -15.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £17.17 £20.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.26% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.03 £17.20 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £21.00 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -25.00%
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
8754 9434 9603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.74% 37.53% 37.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5962 6545 6487
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 178 254
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.18 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £47.00 £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +28 22 £395 -26.51% 6
Bromley - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 74 (67.89%) Windows
3 71 (65.14%) Citrix
4 60 (55.05%) Microsoft
5 51 (46.79%) Active Directory
6 46 (42.20%) Windows 7
7 37 (33.94%) VMware
8 35 (32.11%) XenApp
9 34 (31.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 34 (31.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (27.52%) Finance
10 30 (27.52%) MS Exchange
11 29 (26.61%) MS Office
12 28 (25.69%) HP
13 27 (24.77%) Windows Server 2003
14 24 (22.02%) ITIL
15 22 (20.18%) Blackberry
15 22 (20.18%) Hyper-V
15 22 (20.18%) SCCM
16 21 (19.27%) Wyse
17 20 (18.35%) Firewall
17 20 (18.35%) SAN
18 17 (15.60%) LAN
18 17 (15.60%) WAN
19 16 (14.68%) Service Management
19 16 (14.68%) Banking
19 16 (14.68%) Xen
20 15 (13.76%) Cisco
20 15 (13.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 14 (12.84%) CheckPoint

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (27.52%) MS Exchange
2 15 (13.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (8.26%) SharePoint
5 8 (7.34%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.59%) WebLogic
7 4 (3.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.83%) Lync
9 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.92%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.92%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.92%) IIS
10 1 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 29 (26.61%) MS Office
2 12 (11.01%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.92%) MS Project
3 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) ION MarketView
1 4 (3.67%) RMDS
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.83%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.92%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.92%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.35%) Firewall
1 20 (18.35%) SAN
2 17 (15.60%) LAN
2 17 (15.60%) WAN
3 14 (12.84%) BIG-IP
4 13 (11.93%) MPLS
4 13 (11.93%) DSL
5 8 (7.34%) DHCP
5 8 (7.34%) DNS
6 6 (5.50%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.59%) VPN
8 4 (3.67%) NAS
8 4 (3.67%) VoIP
9 3 (2.75%) VLAN
9 3 (2.75%) Internet
10 2 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.83%) Network Security
10 2 (1.83%) Intranet
10 2 (1.83%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.42%) EDRMS
3 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.75%) MySQL
4 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.83%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (0.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MSI
General
1 30 (27.52%) Finance
2 16 (14.68%) Banking
3 5 (4.59%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.75%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.83%) Law
5 2 (1.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.92%) Retail
6 1 (0.92%) Local Government
6 1 (0.92%) Advertising
6 1 (0.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (27.52%) Analyst
2 13 (11.93%) Support Analyst
3 11 (10.09%) Consultant
4 10 (9.17%) Architect
5 7 (6.42%) Developer
6 6 (5.50%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (5.50%) Operations Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Storage Administrator
7 5 (4.59%) Server Administrator
7 5 (4.59%) Windows Administrator
7 5 (4.59%) Deployment Specialist
7 5 (4.59%) SAN Administrator
7 5 (4.59%) Java Developer
7 5 (4.59%) Administrator
7 5 (4.59%) Desktop Support
7 5 (4.59%) HP Storage Administrator
7 5 (4.59%) SCCM Specialist
8 4 (3.67%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.42%) Web Services
2 5 (4.59%) Java EE
2 5 (4.59%) Ajax
2 5 (4.59%) Swing
2 5 (4.59%) SOAP
2 5 (4.59%) HTML
2 5 (4.59%) Middleware
2 5 (4.59%) REST
2 5 (4.59%) WebSockets
3 4 (3.67%) HTML5
3 4 (3.67%) RESTful
3 4 (3.67%) JavaFX
3 4 (3.67%) Rendezvous
3 4 (3.67%) CSS
3 4 (3.67%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.83%) XML
5 1 (0.92%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.92%) JMS
5 1 (0.92%) Java RMI
5 1 (0.92%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 109 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 22 (20.18%) Blackberry
3 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.34%) Replication
5 7 (6.42%) SWIFT
6 6 (5.50%) Clustering
7 4 (3.67%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.75%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.92%) CESG
9 1 (0.92%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.92%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.92%) EPoS
9 1 (0.92%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.92%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 74 (67.89%) Windows
2 46 (42.20%) Windows 7
3 34 (31.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (24.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (11.01%) Windows XP
6 8 (7.34%) Windows 8
7 7 (6.42%) Linux
8 4 (3.67%) Windows 2000
8 4 (3.67%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.75%) UNIX
10 1 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.92%) NetWare
10 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.02%) ITIL
2 16 (14.68%) Service Management
3 13 (11.93%) Migration
3 13 (11.93%) Performance Management
4 11 (10.09%) BCP
5 9 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (8.26%) Problem Management
5 9 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (7.34%) Business Continuity
7 7 (6.42%) TOGAF
8 6 (5.50%) Data Protection
8 6 (5.50%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.50%) Workflow
8 6 (5.50%) Data Management
9 5 (4.59%) TDD
9 5 (4.59%) Asset Management
9 5 (4.59%) SOA
9 5 (4.59%) Performance Improvement
9 5 (4.59%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.01%) Java
2 5 (4.59%) SQL
3 3 (2.75%) C
4 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.83%) Perl
4 2 (1.83%) VBScript
4 2 (1.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.34%) Degree
2 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.75%) MCSE
3 3 (2.75%) CCA
3 3 (2.75%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (2.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.83%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.83%) MCP
5 1 (0.92%) CCSE
5 1 (0.92%) MOS
5 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.92%) MCDST
5 1 (0.92%) MCTS
5 1 (0.92%) MCITP
5 1 (0.92%) CCNP
5 1 (0.92%) CCNA
5 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 51 (46.79%) Active Directory
2 35 (32.11%) XenApp
3 34 (31.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (20.18%) Hyper-V
5 16 (14.68%) Xen
6 13 (11.93%) NLBS
7 10 (9.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 9 (8.26%) vSphere
9 7 (6.42%) VMware Server
10 6 (5.50%) XenDesktop
10 6 (5.50%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (2.75%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (2.75%) VMware ESX
11 3 (2.75%) XenServer
12 2 (1.83%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.83%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (20.18%) SCCM
2 10 (9.17%) WSUS
3 8 (7.34%) Tivoli
4 5 (4.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.75%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.75%) DameWare
5 3 (2.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (2.75%) Data Guard
5 3 (2.75%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 2 (1.83%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.83%) ARCserve
6 2 (1.83%) MOM
6 2 (1.83%) OpenView
7 1 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 71 (65.14%) Citrix
2 60 (55.05%) Microsoft
3 37 (33.94%) VMware
4 28 (25.69%) HP
5 21 (19.27%) Wyse
6 15 (13.76%) Cisco
7 14 (12.84%) CheckPoint
8 12 (11.01%) IBM
9 9 (8.26%) Intel
10 5 (4.59%) JBoss
10 5 (4.59%) Dell
10 5 (4.59%) Reuters
10 5 (4.59%) Bloomberg
10 5 (4.59%) Veeam
10 5 (4.59%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.67%) TIBCO
11 4 (3.67%) Avaya
11 4 (3.67%) Oracle
11 4 (3.67%) Altiris
11 4 (3.67%) ION Trading
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270.00 - £297.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £380 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday