Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 736 707 718
Rank change year-on-year -29 +11 -123
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 106 157 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.49% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 90 79
England median daily rate £200 £344 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.82% -0.36% +15.00%
10th Percentile £116 £209 £163
90th Percentile £431 £561 £488
UK median daily rate £200 £336 £325
% change year-on-year -40.52% +3.46% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 29
England median hourly rate £18.00 £16.08 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.98% -10.69% +7.46%
10th Percentile £13.51 £11.25 £11.20
90th Percentile £23.23 £23.45 £23.35
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +9.09%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31569 32361 34347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.86% 33.23% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21171 21383 22212
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 903 1110 1348
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +9.04% +5.72%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.83
UK median hourly rate £20.66 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year -0.46% +6.41% +8.33%

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Fat Client as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
London -50 33 £274 -35.59% 6
Midlands +45 29 £175 -56.52% 2
West Midlands +38 19 £175 -53.33% 1
South East -1 15 £259 -20.46% 3
South West +5 14 £167 -47.82% 1
North of England +36 10 £175 -46.15% 1
East Midlands +17 10 £183 -75.67% 1
North West +12 6 £104 -80.24%
East of England -27 4 £298 -15.00% 1
North East +58 3 £200 -8.05%
Yorkshire - 1 £175 - 1
Fat Client
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 64 (60.38%) Microsoft
3 62 (58.49%) Windows
4 61 (57.55%) Active Directory
5 56 (52.83%) Citrix
6 47 (44.34%) VMware
7 35 (33.02%) Data Centre
8 34 (32.08%) SCCM
9 33 (31.13%) MS Exchange
10 28 (26.42%) Windows Server
11 26 (24.53%) Microsoft App-V
12 24 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (22.64%) Finance
13 22 (20.75%) Migration
14 20 (18.87%) Cisco
14 20 (18.87%) Security Cleared
15 19 (17.92%) Windows 7
15 19 (17.92%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (16.98%) NetApp
17 17 (16.04%) Terminal Services
17 17 (16.04%) XenApp
17 17 (16.04%) XenDesktop
18 16 (15.09%) PowerShell
18 16 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
18 16 (15.09%) SAN
18 16 (15.09%) Windows 10
19 15 (14.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 15 (14.15%) Office 365
19 15 (14.15%) Banking
20 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008

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 33 (31.13%) MS Exchange
2 16 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (14.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.72%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.89%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.94%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.15%) Office 365
2 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.66%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.83%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.89%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.09%) SAN
2 11 (10.38%) Remote Desktop
3 10 (9.43%) DNS
4 9 (8.49%) DHCP
4 9 (8.49%) LAN
4 9 (8.49%) WAN
5 8 (7.55%) NetScaler
6 7 (6.60%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.72%) VPN
8 4 (3.77%) NAS
8 4 (3.77%) Skype
8 4 (3.77%) SSL
8 4 (3.77%) VLAN
8 4 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.83%) Internet
9 3 (2.83%) VoIP
10 2 (1.89%) 3G
11 1 (0.94%) Firewall
11 1 (0.94%) Softphone
11 1 (0.94%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.60%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.94%) MS Access
5 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.94%) MSBuild
General
1 24 (22.64%) Finance
2 15 (14.15%) Banking
3 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.83%) Local Government
4 3 (2.83%) Publishing
5 2 (1.89%) Electronics
5 2 (1.89%) Law
5 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.94%) Front Office
6 1 (0.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Military
6 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (17.92%) Analyst
2 18 (16.98%) Desktop Support
3 11 (10.38%) Support Engineer
4 10 (9.43%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (9.43%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (8.49%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (8.49%) Administrator
5 9 (8.49%) Server Engineer
5 9 (8.49%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) Architect
7 7 (6.60%) Banking Analyst
7 7 (6.60%) Citrix Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.60%) Server Administrator
7 7 (6.60%) Server Analyst
7 7 (6.60%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.60%) Systems Analyst
7 7 (6.60%) Windows Administrator
7 7 (6.60%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.89%) AngularJS
1 2 (1.89%) HTML
1 2 (1.89%) HTML5
2 1 (0.94%) CSS
2 1 (0.94%) CSS3
2 1 (0.94%) Flash
2 1 (0.94%) Hibernate
2 1 (0.94%) HTML5 Canvas
2 1 (0.94%) JDBC
2 1 (0.94%) JPA
2 1 (0.94%) jQuery
2 1 (0.94%) JSON
2 1 (0.94%) JSP
2 1 (0.94%) JSTL
2 1 (0.94%) Node.js
2 1 (0.94%) RESTful
2 1 (0.94%) SOAP
2 1 (0.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (0.94%) Web Services
2 1 (0.94%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 106 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 35 (33.02%) Data Centre
3 13 (12.26%) Blackberry
4 8 (7.55%) Cyber Defence
5 7 (6.60%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.77%) PKI
7 3 (2.83%) CMDB
7 3 (2.83%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.89%) AS400
8 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.89%) Clustering
8 2 (1.89%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.89%) iSeries
8 2 (1.89%) User Experience
9 1 (0.94%) BYOD
9 1 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 62 (58.49%) Windows
2 28 (26.42%) Windows Server
3 19 (17.92%) Windows 7
3 19 (17.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (15.09%) Windows 10
5 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.66%) Windows 8
6 6 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.72%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.83%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.83%) Linux
8 3 (2.83%) Unix
9 2 (1.89%) Android
10 1 (0.94%) Solaris
10 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.75%) Migration
2 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (12.26%) ITIL
3 12 (11.32%) Project Management
4 10 (9.43%) Configuration Management
4 10 (9.43%) Mobile Device Management
4 10 (9.43%) Software Deployment
5 9 (8.49%) Scrum
6 8 (7.55%) Creative Thinking
7 7 (6.60%) Asset Management
7 7 (6.60%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.60%) Task Automation
8 6 (5.66%) Integration Testing
8 6 (5.66%) Line Management
8 6 (5.66%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.72%) Application Packaging
9 5 (4.72%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.72%) Service Management
10 4 (3.77%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.09%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.60%) SQL
3 2 (1.89%) C
3 2 (1.89%) VBScript
4 1 (0.94%) C#
4 1 (0.94%) Java
4 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.94%) Perl
4 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.72%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.77%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.83%) CCEA
6 1 (0.94%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.94%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.94%) Degree
6 1 (0.94%) ECDL
6 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.94%) MCITP
6 1 (0.94%) MCSE
6 1 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) PMO
2 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 61 (57.55%) Active Directory
2 26 (24.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 24 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (16.04%) Terminal Services
4 17 (16.04%) XenApp
4 17 (16.04%) XenDesktop
5 14 (13.21%) VMware Workstation
6 11 (10.38%) Hyper-V
7 7 (6.60%) VMware Server
8 6 (5.66%) DFS Replication
9 4 (3.77%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (2.83%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.94%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (32.08%) SCCM
2 10 (9.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (9.43%) SafeCom
2 10 (9.43%) WSUS
3 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (5.66%) SCOM
5 4 (3.77%) SCSM
5 4 (3.77%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.83%) AppDNA
6 3 (2.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.89%) Netcool
7 2 (1.89%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.94%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.94%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.94%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.94%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.94%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 64 (60.38%) Microsoft
2 56 (52.83%) Citrix
3 47 (44.34%) VMware
4 20 (18.87%) Cisco
5 18 (16.98%) NetApp
6 14 (13.21%) Wyse
7 13 (12.26%) HP
8 11 (10.38%) McAfee
8 11 (10.38%) Symantec
9 10 (9.43%) IBM
10 8 (7.55%) AppSense
10 8 (7.55%) Hortonworks
11 5 (4.72%) Meraki
11 5 (4.72%) SolarWinds
12 4 (3.77%) Oracle
13 3 (2.83%) arcserve
13 3 (2.83%) Intel
13 3 (2.83%) ThinPrint
14 2 (1.89%) Dell
14 2 (1.89%) Lotus