Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 238 224
Rank change year-on-year 0 -14 +46
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 20 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.031% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 0.072% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 4
City of London median daily rate £325 - £450
10th Percentile £170 - £311
90th Percentile £437 - £532
Central London median daily rate £325 £223 £450
% change year-on-year +46.07% -50.58% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
City of London median hourly rate - - £12.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £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 3,055 2,764 2,742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.74% 42.15% 40.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,341 2,098 2,225
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +1.33%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £304
90th Percentile £725 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £465
% change year-on-year - +12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 30 30
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £21.16 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.82% +11.34% -8.80%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £44.54 £33.36 £47.80
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.85 £18.73
% change year-on-year +3.45% +0.67% -10.12%

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018, 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 20 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 14 (70.00%) Citrix
3 11 (55.00%) Windows
4 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) Dell
6 7 (35.00%) Wyse
6 7 (35.00%) VMware
6 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
7 6 (30.00%) XenDesktop
7 6 (30.00%) SCCM
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
8 5 (25.00%) Smartcard
8 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (25.00%) Python
8 5 (25.00%) Linux
8 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (25.00%) TDD
8 5 (25.00%) Finance
8 5 (25.00%) Video\Live Streaming
8 5 (25.00%) JIRA
8 5 (25.00%) Kanban
8 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 5 (25.00%) Node.js
8 5 (25.00%) Splunk
8 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis

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 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security
4 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Server Support
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server Support
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Node.js
2 2 (10.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 5 (25.00%) Smartcard
2 5 (25.00%) User Experience
2 5 (25.00%) Video\Live Streaming
3 2 (10.00%) Derivative
4 1 (5.00%) CESG
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (25.00%) DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
2 5 (25.00%) Kanban
2 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (10.00%) Fund Accounting
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Information Management
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (25.00%) Python
1 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (30.00%) XenDesktop
2 5 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) SCCM
2 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (25.00%) Puppet
2 5 (25.00%) systemd
3 2 (10.00%) SCOM
3 2 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Citrix
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) Dell
3 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) Wyse
4 5 (25.00%) Splunk
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco
6 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow