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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 251 254 227
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -27
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 15 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.18% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.56% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 17
Median daily rate £381 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £295 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £357 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+22.72% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £36.20 £15.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-27.38% +27.27%
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
2752 3018 2698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.24% 31.95% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1605 1602 1464
Median daily rate £400 £379 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.61% +8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £232 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 137 154
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -1 8 £298 +8.36%
Hampshire +5 3 - - 1
Surrey -8 2 £381 +17.30%
Buckinghamshire +10 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 25 June 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 25 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 22 (88.00%) Windows
3 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (64.00%) Security Cleared
4 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (56.00%) Windows 7
5 14 (56.00%) Windows Server
6 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (48.00%) HP
7 12 (48.00%) Citrix
8 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (44.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 10 (40.00%) Windows XP
9 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
9 10 (40.00%) DV Cleared
10 9 (36.00%) PowerShell
10 9 (36.00%) Oracle
10 9 (36.00%) VMware
11 8 (32.00%) SAN
11 8 (32.00%) Veritas
11 8 (32.00%) Unicenter
11 8 (32.00%) Netcool
11 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
11 8 (32.00%) SQL
11 8 (32.00%) MS Office
11 8 (32.00%) EMC
11 8 (32.00%) MS Access
11 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (32.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 8 (32.00%) NetBackup

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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (32.00%) Live Communications Server
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) DHCP
2 2 (8.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) MS Access
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Support
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 7 (28.00%) Statistics
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows 7
2 14 (56.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (40.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (8.00%) Linux
7 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Application Discovery
3 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.00%) Service Management
3 2 (8.00%) Time Management
4 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (4.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (4.00%) ERP
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.00%) ITSM
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) AWK
3 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.00%) Perl
3 2 (8.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) sed
3 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) MCSE
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (12.00%) CCNA
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (12.00%) MCSA
5 2 (8.00%) HNC
5 2 (8.00%) RHCSA
5 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) ISEB
6 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (12.00%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (8.00%) XenServer
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (32.00%) NetBackup
2 8 (32.00%) Netcool
2 8 (32.00%) Unicenter
2 8 (32.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (16.00%) SCCM
4 2 (8.00%) Puppet
5 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) Citrix
2 12 (48.00%) HP
3 9 (36.00%) Oracle
3 9 (36.00%) VMware
4 8 (32.00%) EMC
4 8 (32.00%) Meridio
4 8 (32.00%) Veritas
5 3 (12.00%) Wyse
6 2 (8.00%) Google
6 2 (8.00%) IBM
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.00%) Remedy
7 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco
7 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
7 1 (4.00%) Meraki
7 1 (4.00%) SAP
7 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.00%) Symantec