Period
to 15 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 6 months to 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Fat Client
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 225 247 227
Rank change year-on-year +22 -20 +8
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 16 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.086% 0.081%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
City of London median daily rate £360 £450 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +309.09% -71.61%
10th Percentile £126 £134 £105
90th Percentile £505 £475 £115
Central London median daily rate £550 £450 £275
% change year-on-year +22.22% +63.64% -21.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
City of London median hourly rate £14.00 - £14.33
Central London median hourly rate £14.00 - £12.50

Fat Client is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,808 2,952 2,464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 41.32% 42.15% 40.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,140 2,321 1,887
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £290 £325 £313
90th Percentile £713 £725 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 38 28
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £27.30 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.49% +43.66% -4.95%
10th Percentile £13.13 £13.31 £13.14
90th Percentile £35.45 £46.68 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £24.80 £18.73
% change year-on-year -22.36% +32.42% -6.33%

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Fat Client as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Fat Client in the City of London

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Fat Client in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in the City of London

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fat Client in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fat Client in the City of London

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 16 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 10 (62.50%) Citrix
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
4 7 (43.75%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) Linux
5 6 (37.50%) Python
5 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 6 (37.50%) Smartcard
5 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 6 (37.50%) JIRA
5 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 6 (37.50%) Puppet
5 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) Video\Live Streaming
5 6 (37.50%) Kanban
5 6 (37.50%) Splunk
5 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (37.50%) DevOps
5 6 (37.50%) User Experience
5 6 (37.50%) systemd
5 6 (37.50%) Issue Tracking
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
6 5 (31.25%) Node.js
7 4 (25.00%) Office 365
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) Active Directory

Fat Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) DTS
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) PC Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) PC Support
4 1 (6.25%) PC Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 6 (37.50%) Smartcard
2 6 (37.50%) User Experience
2 6 (37.50%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 6 (37.50%) DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) Issue Tracking
2 6 (37.50%) Kanban
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Database Security
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
1 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 6 (37.50%) Python
1 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCA
1 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
1 6 (37.50%) systemd
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Citrix
2 6 (37.50%) Splunk
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Dell
5 2 (12.50%) Wyse
6 1 (6.25%) Altiris
6 1 (6.25%) Apple
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) IDERA
6 1 (6.25%) Informatica
6 1 (6.25%) Ivanti
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) Sybase