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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 246 258 229
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -29
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 15 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.45% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 12
Median daily rate £325 £296 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.70% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £175 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £361 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £296 £212
% change year-on-year
+9.70% +39.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £12.93 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.38 £15.86 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% +13.28%
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
2531 3082 2836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.80% 31.22% 30.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1448 1772 1531
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 182 168
Median hourly rate £23.68 £21.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +14 5 £463 +19.35%
Kent - 4 £325 - 1
Hampshire +14 3 £319 -8.27%
Buckinghamshire +23 1 £525 +159.25% 1
East Sussex 0 1 £170 -47.69%
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 31 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 24 (77.42%) Windows
3 20 (64.52%) Active Directory
3 20 (64.52%) Citrix
3 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
4 18 (58.06%) Windows Server
5 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
6 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (45.16%) Windows 7
7 14 (45.16%) MS Exchange
8 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (38.71%) PowerShell
9 11 (35.48%) MS Office
9 11 (35.48%) VMware
9 11 (35.48%) DV Cleared
10 10 (32.26%) Oracle
10 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
10 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (29.03%) SQL
11 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
11 9 (29.03%) HP
11 9 (29.03%) Netcool
12 8 (25.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 8 (25.81%) SAN
12 8 (25.81%) Veritas
12 8 (25.81%) Unicenter
12 8 (25.81%) EMC
12 8 (25.81%) MS Access
12 8 (25.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 8 (25.81%) Problem Management

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 14 (45.16%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (25.81%) Live Communications Server
3 5 (16.13%) Skype for Business
4 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.23%) IIS
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Office
2 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) SAN
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
3 2 (6.45%) NetScaler
3 2 (6.45%) VoIP
4 1 (3.23%) FTP
4 1 (3.23%) IPsec
4 1 (3.23%) SMTP
4 1 (3.23%) SSH
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) MS Access
3 1 (3.23%) EDRMS
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Support Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support
5 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Citrix Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Rollout Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 7 (22.58%) Statistics
3 3 (9.68%) Clustering
3 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) CESG
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) NHS
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Windows Server
3 16 (51.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (45.16%) Windows 7
5 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
7 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
9 1 (3.23%) Unix
9 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Problem Management
2 4 (12.90%) Performance Management
3 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (9.68%) Service Management
3 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.45%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.45%) Information Security
4 2 (6.45%) Information Security Management
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Security Management
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) PowerShell
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
2 11 (35.48%) DV Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) MCP
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.23%) CCNA
5 1 (3.23%) CEH
5 1 (3.23%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.23%) CISM
5 1 (3.23%) CISSP
5 1 (3.23%) ISEB
5 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) RMADS
System Software
1 20 (64.52%) Active Directory
2 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (22.58%) XenApp
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (9.68%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
5 3 (9.68%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.45%) BitLocker
6 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (6.45%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (3.23%) Sendmail
7 1 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Netcool
2 8 (25.81%) NetBackup
2 8 (25.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (25.81%) Unicenter
2 8 (25.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 5 (16.13%) SCCM
4 4 (12.90%) SCOM
5 2 (6.45%) DatAdvantage
5 2 (6.45%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (6.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (3.23%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (3.23%) Netcool/Webtop
6 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
6 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Citrix
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 10 (32.26%) Oracle
4 9 (29.03%) HP
5 8 (25.81%) EMC
5 8 (25.81%) Meridio
5 8 (25.81%) Veritas
6 6 (19.35%) Wyse
7 3 (9.68%) AppSense
8 2 (6.45%) CA
8 2 (6.45%) Cisco
8 2 (6.45%) Lumension
8 2 (6.45%) Symantec
8 2 (6.45%) Varonis
9 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.23%) Meraki
9 1 (3.23%) SAP
9 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
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