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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fat Client
England / South East
Rank 224 245 256
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +11
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 18 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 0.54% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 7
Median daily rate £369 £299 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.43% -8.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £185 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £325 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £21.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year
-43.86% -66.92%

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
2269 2576 2717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.87% 29.32% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1327 1538 1410
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 150 166
Median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.30% +132.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.52 £12.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.19
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +23.93%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +12 7 £363 - 4
Surrey +8 7 - - 2
Berkshire +13 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 33 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 31 (93.94%) Windows
3 25 (75.76%) Citrix
4 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
5 21 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (57.58%) VMware
7 18 (54.55%) XenApp
8 16 (48.48%) Windows 7
8 16 (48.48%) Wyse
9 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
10 14 (42.42%) XenDesktop
10 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
11 12 (36.36%) SQL
11 12 (36.36%) Finance
12 11 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (33.33%) MS Office
12 11 (33.33%) HP
12 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
12 11 (33.33%) SCCM
13 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (30.30%) DNS
13 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (27.27%) Tivoli
14 9 (27.27%) Migration
14 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
15 8 (24.24%) iSeries
15 8 (24.24%) AS400
15 8 (24.24%) Incident Management
15 8 (24.24%) Hitachi
15 8 (24.24%) IBM

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 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Skype for Business
3 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) VPN
3 3 (9.09%) DHCP
3 3 (9.09%) NetScaler
3 3 (9.09%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.06%) VoIP
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.03%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) HTTP
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) SSL
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) DB2
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.09%) MS Access
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) AdminStudio
1 4 (12.12%) MSI
2 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Citrix Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Applications Packager
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Desktop Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Server Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
1 1 (3.03%) REST
1 1 (3.03%) RESTful
1 1 (3.03%) SAML
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 8 (24.24%) AS400
2 8 (24.24%) iSeries
3 5 (15.15%) Clustering
4 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.06%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (3.03%) CMDB
6 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (3.03%) NHS
6 1 (3.03%) PKI
6 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 21 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (48.48%) Windows 7
4 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
5 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (24.24%) Linux
7 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
8 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
9 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Migration
2 8 (24.24%) Incident Management
3 7 (21.21%) Performance Management
4 6 (18.18%) Application Virtualisation
5 4 (12.12%) Compatibility Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
5 4 (12.12%) Validation
6 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps
6 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (6.06%) Service Management
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) Time Management
7 1 (3.03%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.03%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.06%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) MCP
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.03%) HND
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 18 (54.55%) XenApp
3 14 (42.42%) XenDesktop
4 11 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (21.21%) VMware ESX
7 6 (18.18%) BitLocker
8 3 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (3.03%) Docker
9 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
9 1 (3.03%) vSphere
9 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) SCCM
2 9 (27.27%) Tivoli
3 6 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (12.12%) Netcool
5 3 (9.09%) NetBackup
5 3 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (9.09%) Unicenter
6 2 (6.06%) DatAdvantage
6 2 (6.06%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (6.06%) SCOM
6 2 (6.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (3.03%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (3.03%) Netcool/Webtop
7 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (3.03%) Puppet
7 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) Citrix
2 19 (57.58%) VMware
3 16 (48.48%) Wyse
4 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 11 (33.33%) HP
6 8 (24.24%) Hitachi
6 8 (24.24%) IBM
7 7 (21.21%) AppSense
8 6 (18.18%) CA
8 6 (18.18%) Symantec
9 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
9 4 (12.12%) Cisco
10 3 (9.09%) EMC
10 3 (9.09%) Meridio
10 3 (9.09%) Oracle
10 3 (9.09%) Veritas
11 2 (6.06%) Varonis
12 1 (3.03%) Google
12 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
12 1 (3.03%) Remedy