Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 684 690 685
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 -9
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 121 161 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.54% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 99 74
England median daily rate £380 £325 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% +4.42% -7.09%
10th Percentile £135 £130 £120
90th Percentile £518 £517 £532
UK median daily rate £375 £240 £313
% change year-on-year +56.25% -23.20% -6.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 11
England median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.79% -17.14% +1.45%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.64 £13.51
90th Percentile £22.20 £22.40 £25.00
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +13.79% -9.38% -7.25%

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 27,009 29,845 28,067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.53% 32.61% 33.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,543 19,535 18,210
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £285 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £665 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 922 945 983
England median hourly rate £20.98 £22.50 £19.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.77% +14.18% -2.74%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £20.86 £21.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.77% +9.50% -4.76%

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 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
London +48 44 £200 -51.52% 1
South East +13 36 £369 +4.68% 1
South West -8 27 £450 -7.69%
East of England +3 8 £290 -36.96% 1
North of England -3 5 £375 +76.47%
North West +9 3 £325 +5.69%
Yorkshire +14 2 £513 +279.63%
Midlands +4 1 £475 +251.85% 2
West Midlands -3 1 £475 +251.85% 2
Fat Client
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 England region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 121 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 90 (74.38%) Windows
3 68 (56.20%) Active Directory
4 56 (46.28%) Microsoft
4 56 (46.28%) Citrix
4 56 (46.28%) VMware
5 49 (40.50%) Windows 10
6 44 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 43 (35.54%) Windows Server
7 43 (35.54%) Office 365
8 38 (31.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 33 (27.27%) DHCP
9 33 (27.27%) DNS
10 32 (26.45%) SCCM
10 32 (26.45%) VMware ESXi
11 31 (25.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (24.79%) ITIL
13 28 (23.14%) Windows 7
14 25 (20.66%) XenDesktop
14 25 (20.66%) PowerShell
14 25 (20.66%) Microsoft Office
15 23 (19.01%) XenApp
16 21 (17.36%) Microsoft Azure
16 21 (17.36%) Firewall
17 20 (16.53%) Application Packaging
17 20 (16.53%) Skype
18 19 (15.70%) Skype for Business
19 18 (14.88%) Windows Server 2012
19 18 (14.88%) Cisco
20 17 (14.05%) SLA

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 19 (15.70%) Skype for Business
2 11 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 9 (7.44%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.31%) IIS
5 3 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.83%) nginx
7 1 (0.83%) SAS
7 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (20.66%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.31%) Shockwave
3 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.83%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 43 (35.54%) Office 365
2 21 (17.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (4.96%) Yammer
5 2 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.65%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.83%) IaaS
6 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (27.27%) DHCP
1 33 (27.27%) DNS
2 21 (17.36%) Firewall
3 20 (16.53%) Skype
4 17 (14.05%) VPN
5 14 (11.57%) NetScaler
5 14 (11.57%) SAN
6 13 (10.74%) VLAN
7 11 (9.09%) VoIP
8 9 (7.44%) LAN
8 9 (7.44%) WAN
9 6 (4.96%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (4.13%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (4.13%) iSCSI
10 5 (4.13%) Wireless
11 3 (2.48%) Internet
11 3 (2.48%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.48%) PBX
11 3 (2.48%) TCP/IP
11 3 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.48%) JIRA
2 2 (1.65%) AutoIt
2 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.65%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.83%) WinDbg
General
1 17 (14.05%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.65%) Local Government
4 1 (0.83%) Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Electronics
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (30.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (14.88%) Desktop Support
3 13 (10.74%) Analyst
3 13 (10.74%) Support Engineer
4 9 (7.44%) Support Analyst
5 8 (6.61%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) Designer
6 7 (5.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) Administrator
7 6 (4.96%) Architect
7 6 (4.96%) Desktop Support Technician
7 6 (4.96%) Desktop Technician
7 6 (4.96%) IT Analyst
7 6 (4.96%) IT Support
7 6 (4.96%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) Support Technician
7 6 (4.96%) Windows Specialist
8 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.31%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.31%) Flash
1 4 (3.31%) Node.js
2 3 (2.48%) AngularJS
2 3 (2.48%) CSS
2 3 (2.48%) CSS3
2 3 (2.48%) HTML
2 3 (2.48%) JSON
2 3 (2.48%) WebRTC
3 2 (1.65%) .NET
3 2 (1.65%) D3.js
3 2 (1.65%) Electron Framework
3 2 (1.65%) HTML5
3 2 (1.65%) jQuery
3 2 (1.65%) JSP
3 2 (1.65%) JSTL
3 2 (1.65%) REST
3 2 (1.65%) SOAP
3 2 (1.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (1.65%) Vue.js
4 1 (0.83%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 121 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 14 (11.57%) Data Centre
3 10 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.26%) Clustering
4 9 (7.44%) Blackberry
4 9 (7.44%) Private Cloud
5 8 (6.61%) Management Information System
5 8 (6.61%) User Experience
6 6 (4.96%) PKI
6 6 (4.96%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (4.13%) iPad
8 4 (3.31%) iPhone
8 4 (3.31%) Smartphone
9 3 (2.48%) BYOD
9 3 (2.48%) Driving Licence
9 3 (2.48%) Reinsurance
9 3 (2.48%) Smartcard
9 3 (2.48%) Video\Live Streaming
10 2 (1.65%) RSA SecurID
11 1 (0.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 90 (74.38%) Windows
2 49 (40.50%) Windows 10
3 43 (35.54%) Windows Server
4 31 (25.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (23.14%) Windows 7
6 18 (14.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (9.09%) Linux
8 6 (4.96%) Ubuntu
9 5 (4.13%) Android
10 4 (3.31%) Unix
11 3 (2.48%) CentOS
11 3 (2.48%) Debian
11 3 (2.48%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.65%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.65%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (24.79%) ITIL
3 20 (16.53%) Application Packaging
4 17 (14.05%) Migration
5 13 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (10.74%) Infrastructure Management
6 10 (8.26%) Application Virtualisation
6 10 (8.26%) Computer Science
6 10 (8.26%) Performance Optimisation
7 9 (7.44%) DevOps
7 9 (7.44%) Software Engineering
8 7 (5.79%) High Availability
8 7 (5.79%) ITSM
8 7 (5.79%) PRINCE
8 7 (5.79%) Service Design
8 7 (5.79%) Service Management
9 5 (4.13%) Asset Management
9 5 (4.13%) TDD
10 4 (3.31%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.66%) PowerShell
2 10 (8.26%) SQL
3 6 (4.96%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.31%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.48%) C
5 3 (2.48%) Java
5 3 (2.48%) Python
5 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.48%) TypeScript
5 3 (2.48%) VBScript
6 2 (1.65%) VB
7 1 (0.83%) C#
7 1 (0.83%) Perl
7 1 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (8.26%) CCA
1 10 (8.26%) Citrix Certification
1 10 (8.26%) MCP
2 8 (6.61%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.79%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.96%) ECDL
4 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.31%) A+ Certification
5 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.48%) MCSA
7 2 (1.65%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.65%) Degree
7 2 (1.65%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (1.65%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.83%) CCAA
8 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.83%) MCITP
8 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.83%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.05%) SLA
2 4 (3.31%) Government Security Classifications
3 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.83%) COBIT
System Software
1 68 (56.20%) Active Directory
2 44 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (26.45%) VMware ESXi
4 25 (20.66%) XenDesktop
5 23 (19.01%) XenApp
6 17 (14.05%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (9.92%) Virtual Desktop
8 9 (7.44%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 9 (7.44%) Hyper-V
9 7 (5.79%) Terminal Services
10 6 (4.96%) DFS Replication
10 6 (4.96%) vSphere
11 4 (3.31%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (2.48%) Terminal Server
13 2 (1.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.83%) vCloud
14 1 (0.83%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 32 (26.45%) SCCM
2 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (5.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (4.13%) WSUS
5 4 (3.31%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.48%) Ansible
6 3 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.48%) Puppet
6 3 (2.48%) systemd
7 2 (1.65%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (1.65%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.65%) vMotion
8 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.83%) Kibana
8 1 (0.83%) logstash
8 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.83%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (46.28%) Citrix
1 56 (46.28%) Microsoft
1 56 (46.28%) VMware
2 18 (14.88%) Cisco
3 15 (12.40%) HP
4 14 (11.57%) Wyse
5 13 (10.74%) Dell
5 13 (10.74%) Ivanti
6 11 (9.09%) McAfee
7 6 (4.96%) Forcepoint
8 5 (4.13%) Apple
8 5 (4.13%) Avaya
9 4 (3.31%) Adobe
9 4 (3.31%) Altiris
9 4 (3.31%) CA
9 4 (3.31%) Remedy
10 3 (2.48%) Oracle
10 3 (2.48%) Splunk
11 2 (1.65%) EMC
11 2 (1.65%) NetApp