The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 255 242 215
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -27
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 14 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.18% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.57% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 17
Median daily rate £381 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £177 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £362 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £280 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.17% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £15.88 £21.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% +35.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.38 £21.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-37.05% +37.09%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2824 2975 2676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.91% 31.82% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1650 1587 1434
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £515 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 131 177
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.47 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.11% -7.65%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Fat Client as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fat Client across the South East region.

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Fat Client
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fat Client across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Fat Client Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client across the South East region.

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
Berkshire -6 8 £298 +8.36%
Hampshire 0 2 - - 1
Surrey -6 2 £381 -
Buckinghamshire +7 1 £405 +15.30%
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 28 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 25 (89.29%) Windows
3 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
4 15 (53.57%) Windows Server
5 14 (50.00%) Citrix
5 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (42.86%) HP
7 12 (42.86%) Windows XP
8 11 (39.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
9 10 (35.71%) DV Cleared
10 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
10 9 (32.14%) Oracle
11 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
11 8 (28.57%) SQL
11 8 (28.57%) MS Office
11 8 (28.57%) MS Access
11 8 (28.57%) EMC
11 8 (28.57%) SAN
11 8 (28.57%) Veritas
11 8 (28.57%) Unicenter
11 8 (28.57%) Netcool
11 8 (28.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 8 (28.57%) VMware
11 8 (28.57%) NetBackup
11 8 (28.57%) Meridio

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (28.57%) Live Communications Server
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) DHCP
2 2 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) MS Access
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.71%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Support
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 7 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Handset
3 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Windows Server
3 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (42.86%) Windows XP
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.14%) Linux
7 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) Defect Management
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Application Discovery
4 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) Time Management
4 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Data Mapping
5 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.57%) ITSM
5 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) AWK
3 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.14%) Perl
3 2 (7.14%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) sed
3 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) DV Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) MCSE
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.71%) MCSA
5 2 (7.14%) CCNA
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (7.14%) HNC
5 2 (7.14%) RHCSA
5 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) ISEB
6 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.71%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (7.14%) XenApp
5 2 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 8 (28.57%) Netcool
2 8 (28.57%) Unicenter
2 8 (28.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (14.29%) SCCM
4 2 (7.14%) Puppet
5 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (50.00%) Citrix
3 12 (42.86%) HP
4 9 (32.14%) Oracle
5 8 (28.57%) EMC
5 8 (28.57%) Meridio
5 8 (28.57%) Veritas
5 8 (28.57%) VMware
6 4 (14.29%) Wyse
7 2 (7.14%) Google
7 2 (7.14%) IBM
7 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 2 (7.14%) Remedy
8 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.57%) Cisco
8 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
8 1 (3.57%) Meraki
8 1 (3.57%) SAP
8 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.57%) Symantec