Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 180 241 244
Rank change year-on-year +61 +3 -22
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 11 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.65% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 9
City of London median daily rate £475 £263 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.95% -41.67% +68.22%
10th Percentile £223 £131 £133
90th Percentile £489 £530 £528
Central London median daily rate £475 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -13.64% +22.22% +63.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 1,593 2,614 2,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.86% 38.59% 41.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,179 1,968 2,274
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £277 £282 £313
90th Percentile £700 £700 £725
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 47 46
City of London median hourly rate £24.12 £18.70 £21.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.98% -14.54% +15.17%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.00 £12.91
90th Percentile £52.25 £35.54 £48.38
Central London median hourly rate £24.12 £18.70 £21.63
% change year-on-year +28.98% -13.53% +13.82%

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020, 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 11 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 5 (45.45%) VB
2 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (27.27%) DTS
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Sybase
4 3 (27.27%) OLAP
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Essbase
4 3 (27.27%) Hyperion
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) MCITP
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 3 (27.27%) Power Platform
4 3 (27.27%) Power BI
5 2 (18.18%) Reinsurance

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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Power Platform
2 1 (9.09%) Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
1 2 (18.18%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) Skype
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2016
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (27.27%) DTS
2 3 (27.27%) Essbase
2 3 (27.27%) OLAP
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (27.27%) Power BI
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Applications Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Developer
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Field Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Applications Support
3 3 (27.27%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Applications Developer
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Field Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) IT Technician
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (18.18%) Reinsurance
3 1 (9.09%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Email Migration
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
2 1 (9.09%) ITSM
2 1 (9.09%) Logistics
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) VB
1 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) MCITP
3 1 (9.09%) MCP
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Hyperion
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Sybase
4 2 (18.18%) BT
4 2 (18.18%) Mitel
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) VMware