Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 233 235 242
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 -13
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 12 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.28% 0.046%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.69% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 1
City of London median daily rate £190 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.54% -23.53% -5.61%
10th Percentile £135 £147 £413
90th Percentile £538 £475 £438
Central London median daily rate £190 £325 £324
% change year-on-year -41.54% +0.39% -28.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £14.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £14.00 - -

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 2,234 2,897 2,555
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.56% 40.85% 39.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,636 2,221 1,930
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £688 £725 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 51 26
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £21.25 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +12.73% -0.79%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.31 £12.52
90th Percentile £49.98 £46.39 £29.88
Central London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +17.65% -10.53%

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 17 July 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

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 17 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 1 - -
Fat Client
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 12 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Office 365
4 8 (66.67%) Windows 10
5 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 7 (58.33%) Citrix
6 6 (50.00%) Finance
7 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
7 5 (41.67%) LAN
7 5 (41.67%) WAN
7 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
8 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (25.00%) VPN
9 3 (25.00%) PBX
9 3 (25.00%) CRM
9 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (25.00%) Cisco
9 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (25.00%) Migration
9 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
10 2 (16.67%) Reinsurance
10 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (16.67%) Email Migration
10 2 (16.67%) Avaya
10 2 (16.67%) VMware
10 2 (16.67%) Polycom
10 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing

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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
1 5 (41.67%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) PBX
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) PABX
4 1 (8.33%) Skype
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) WinDbg
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Communications Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (16.67%) Reinsurance
2 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) BYOD
3 1 (8.33%) Handset
3 1 (8.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (8.33%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) CRM
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Email Migration
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) B2B
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) Software Distribution
3 1 (8.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Perfmon
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Avaya
3 2 (16.67%) Ivanti
3 2 (16.67%) Polycom
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) PTC
4 1 (8.33%) Reuters
4 1 (8.33%) Sun