The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 531 531 542
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11  
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 58 92 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.57% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 50 41
Median daily rate £250 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £187 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £477 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £338 £275
% change year-on-year -34.81% +22.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 10
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.38% -18.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.22 £12.45 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £19.90 £22.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £17.25
% change year-on-year +14.75% -11.59%  

Fat Client is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14478 16219 16382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.54% 33.28% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9485 10793 10517
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £615 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 446 523 579
Median hourly rate £21.70 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.93% +13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.13 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Fat Client as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Fat Client in England

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in England

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fat Client in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fat Client in England

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in England

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fat Client in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Fat Client in England

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
London -19 17 £250 -37.50% 6
West Midlands +28 9 £113 -75.67%
South East +24 9 £247 -35.21% 3
East Midlands - 8 £125 -
North East +59 6 £200 -8.67%
East of England -6 6 £346 -1.07%
Yorkshire +27 2 £258 - 1
North West +9 1 £325 -14.47% 1
Fat Client
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 123 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 75 (60.98%) Citrix
3 71 (57.72%) Windows
4 68 (55.28%) Active Directory
5 64 (52.03%) Microsoft
6 48 (39.02%) VMware
7 36 (29.27%) SCCM
7 36 (29.27%) Security Cleared
8 34 (27.64%) Microsoft App-V
9 33 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (26.83%) XenApp
9 33 (26.83%) Windows 7
9 33 (26.83%) XenDesktop
10 29 (23.58%) HP
11 28 (22.76%) Windows Server
12 27 (21.95%) Microsoft Office
13 26 (21.14%) ITIL
14 25 (20.33%) Cisco
14 25 (20.33%) AppSense
15 24 (19.51%) Finance
16 22 (17.89%) MS Exchange
16 22 (17.89%) DV Cleared
17 21 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
17 21 (17.07%) DNS
17 21 (17.07%) Wyse
18 20 (16.26%) Windows 10
19 19 (15.45%) Migration
20 18 (14.63%) DHCP
20 18 (14.63%) Data Centre
21 17 (13.82%) PowerShell

Fat Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 22 (17.89%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (6.50%) Skype for Business
5 7 (5.69%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.07%) Apache
6 5 (4.07%) Live Communications Server
7 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.25%) IBM Notes
7 4 (3.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.63%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.81%) IIS
10 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 27 (21.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.81%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.57%) Office 365
2 2 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.07%) DNS
2 18 (14.63%) DHCP
3 13 (10.57%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (9.76%) BIG-IP
4 12 (9.76%) SAN
5 10 (8.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (8.13%) VPN
6 6 (4.88%) Network Security
6 6 (4.88%) SSL
7 5 (4.07%) NetScaler
8 4 (3.25%) 3G
8 4 (3.25%) Firewall
8 4 (3.25%) IPsec
8 4 (3.25%) LDAP
8 4 (3.25%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.25%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.44%) Internet
9 3 (2.44%) NAS
9 3 (2.44%) Wireless
10 2 (1.63%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.88%) MS Access
3 3 (2.44%) Big Data
3 3 (2.44%) DB2
4 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.81%) Impala
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.07%) MSI
2 4 (3.25%) AdminStudio
3 3 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.63%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.81%) JIRA
5 1 (0.81%) Selenium
5 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (19.51%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) Banking
3 4 (3.25%) Retail
4 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.63%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.63%) Local Government
6 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.81%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (30.08%) Analyst
2 22 (17.89%) Desktop Support
3 18 (14.63%) Architect
4 12 (9.76%) Desktop Analyst
5 11 (8.94%) Support Analyst
6 10 (8.13%) Enterprise Architect
7 9 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (7.32%) Citrix Analyst
7 9 (7.32%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 8 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (5.69%) Developer
9 7 (5.69%) Technical Architect
10 6 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Active Directory Analyst
11 5 (4.07%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (4.07%) Applications Packager
11 5 (4.07%) DV Cleared Desktop Support
11 5 (4.07%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.88%) HTML
2 5 (4.07%) HTML5
2 5 (4.07%) RESTful
3 4 (3.25%) Middleware
3 4 (3.25%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (2.44%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.63%) .NET
5 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.63%) Web Services
6 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.81%) Flash
6 1 (0.81%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.81%) REST
6 1 (0.81%) SAML
6 1 (0.81%) SOAP
6 1 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.81%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 123 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 18 (14.63%) Data Centre
3 16 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (10.57%) Management Information System
5 12 (9.76%) CMDB
6 10 (8.13%) Blackberry
6 10 (8.13%) Clustering
7 8 (6.50%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (4.07%) AS400
8 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
8 5 (4.07%) iSeries
8 5 (4.07%) User Experience
9 2 (1.63%) Digital Signage
9 2 (1.63%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 71 (57.72%) Windows
2 33 (26.83%) Windows 7
3 28 (22.76%) Windows Server
4 21 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (16.26%) Windows 10
6 15 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (10.57%) Linux
7 13 (10.57%) Windows XP
8 10 (8.13%) Unix
9 9 (7.32%) Windows 8
10 6 (4.88%) Solaris
11 5 (4.07%) Apple iOS
11 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (2.44%) CentOS
13 3 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.81%) Android
14 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.14%) ITIL
2 19 (15.45%) Migration
3 16 (13.01%) DevOps
4 14 (11.38%) Configuration Management
4 14 (11.38%) Incident Management
5 12 (9.76%) Service Management
6 11 (8.94%) Protective Monitoring
7 8 (6.50%) Problem Management
8 7 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.88%) Identity Management
9 6 (4.88%) Project Management
10 5 (4.07%) Application Packaging
10 5 (4.07%) High Availability
10 5 (4.07%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.07%) Release Management
10 5 (4.07%) Server Virtualisation
10 5 (4.07%) Validation
11 4 (3.25%) Customer Requirements
11 4 (3.25%) Security Hardening
11 4 (3.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.82%) PowerShell
2 13 (10.57%) SQL
3 8 (6.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.88%) VBScript
5 4 (3.25%) Java
5 4 (3.25%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.44%) C
6 3 (2.44%) C#
6 3 (2.44%) Python
7 2 (1.63%) C++
7 2 (1.63%) VB
7 2 (1.63%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.81%) Perl
8 1 (0.81%) VB6
Qualifications
1 36 (29.27%) Security Cleared
2 22 (17.89%) DV Cleared
3 12 (9.76%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.44%) MCP
5 3 (2.44%) MCSE
6 2 (1.63%) CCNP
6 2 (1.63%) CCSE
6 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.63%) Degree
6 2 (1.63%) RHCE
6 2 (1.63%) RHCSS
6 2 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.81%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.81%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.94%) GPG13
2 6 (4.88%) SLA
3 4 (3.25%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.63%) QA
5 1 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 68 (55.28%) Active Directory
2 34 (27.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 33 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (26.83%) XenApp
3 33 (26.83%) XenDesktop
4 11 (8.94%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (8.13%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (6.50%) Hyper-V
7 6 (4.88%) BitLocker
8 5 (4.07%) Terminal Services
9 4 (3.25%) GFS2
9 4 (3.25%) OCFS2
9 4 (3.25%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (3.25%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.63%) XenServer
11 1 (0.81%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.81%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (29.27%) SCCM
2 11 (8.94%) AppDNA
3 8 (6.50%) NetBackup
4 7 (5.69%) Netcool
5 6 (4.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (4.88%) Unicenter
6 5 (4.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (4.07%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 4 (3.25%) Ansible
7 4 (3.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (3.25%) SafeCom
7 4 (3.25%) Tivoli
7 4 (3.25%) vRealize
7 4 (3.25%) WSUS
8 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.63%) SCOM
10 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 75 (60.98%) Citrix
2 64 (52.03%) Microsoft
3 48 (39.02%) VMware
4 29 (23.58%) HP
5 25 (20.33%) AppSense
5 25 (20.33%) Cisco
6 21 (17.07%) Wyse
7 13 (10.57%) Oracle
8 12 (9.76%) F5
9 11 (8.94%) Palo Alto
10 9 (7.32%) Symantec
11 8 (6.50%) Dell
11 8 (6.50%) NetApp
11 8 (6.50%) Veritas
12 7 (5.69%) IBM
12 7 (5.69%) Remedy
13 6 (4.88%) CheckPoint
13 6 (4.88%) EMC
13 6 (4.88%) McAfee
13 6 (4.88%) Meridio
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