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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 6 months to 16 August 2022 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
England > London
6 months to
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 573 510 366
Rank change year-on-year -63 -144 +191
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 31 19 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.078% 0.061% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.18% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 12
10th Percentile £190 £250 £141
25th Percentile £350 £313 £317
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £409 £550 £360
Median % change year-on-year -25.64% +52.78% +77.78%
75th Percentile £438 £600 £497
90th Percentile £612 - £525
England median daily rate £375 £503 £363
% change year-on-year -25.37% +38.62% -3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - £19.97 £17.50
Median hourly rate - £20.94 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year - +4.68% +42.86%
75th Percentile - £21.90 £22.50
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate - £20.94 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +4.68% +41.54%

Fat Client is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,681 10,574 5,363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.58% 33.91% 36.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,940 7,539 3,920
10th Percentile £400 £363 £325
25th Percentile £496 £456 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £738 £675 £661
90th Percentile £825 £750 £750
England median daily rate £550 £523 £500
% change year-on-year +5.16% +4.60% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 148 78
10th Percentile £17.02 £14.18 £14.20
25th Percentile £23.42 £20.00 £22.06
Median hourly rate £33.57 £29.81 £38.50
Median % change year-on-year +12.60% -22.56% +71.11%
75th Percentile £55.53 £43.38 £47.75
90th Percentile £67.94 £59.83 £53.75
England median hourly rate £26.00 £24.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +8.33% -12.73% +30.95%

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Fat Client as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Fat Client in London

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Fat Client in London.

Daily rate trend for Fat Client in London

Fat Client
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Fat Client in London over the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Fat Client in London

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Fat Client in London.

Hourly rate trend for Fat Client in London

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 16 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -23 2 £600 +9.09% 1
West London - 2 £406 -
North London - 1 £418 -
Fat Client
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 31 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 27 (87.10%) Windows
3 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
4 12 (38.71%) Dell
4 12 (38.71%) Citrix
5 11 (35.48%) PowerShell
6 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (32.26%) Microsoft 365
6 10 (32.26%) VMware
7 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
7 9 (29.03%) Incident Management
8 8 (25.81%) SCCM
8 8 (25.81%) Windows 10
8 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
8 8 (25.81%) Finance
9 7 (22.58%) Project Management
9 7 (22.58%) MetaFrame
9 7 (22.58%) HP
9 7 (22.58%) ITIL
9 7 (22.58%) SLA
9 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
9 7 (22.58%) Azure
10 6 (19.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
10 6 (19.35%) Application Packaging
10 6 (19.35%) Banking
10 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (19.35%) Algorithms
10 6 (19.35%) Coaching
10 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi

Fat Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Fidessa
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft 365
2 7 (22.58%) Azure
3 3 (9.68%) AWS
4 2 (6.45%) GCP
4 2 (6.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) VPN
2 3 (9.68%) Wireless
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) VoIP
4 1 (3.23%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
1 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
2 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
2 6 (19.35%) Public Sector
3 5 (16.13%) Local Government
4 4 (12.90%) Organisational Skills
4 4 (12.90%) Social Skills
5 3 (9.68%) Law
6 2 (6.45%) Electronics
6 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
6 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
6 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Desktop Support
1 6 (19.35%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (9.68%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) IT Support
4 2 (6.45%) Senior IT Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Software Packaging
2 2 (6.45%) RESTful
3 1 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 31 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 6 (19.35%) Algorithms
3 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
3 3 (9.68%) iPhone
4 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.23%) Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) User Experience
5 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Windows 10
3 6 (19.35%) Linux
3 6 (19.35%) Solaris
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 2000
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
7 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Incident Management
2 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Project Management
3 6 (19.35%) Application Packaging
3 6 (19.35%) Coaching
3 6 (19.35%) Deployment Automation
3 6 (19.35%) ITSM
3 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
4 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Software Deployment
5 3 (9.68%) Capacity Management
5 3 (9.68%) Project Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.45%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) Perl
2 2 (6.45%) Python
2 2 (6.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) SLA
2 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
3 7 (22.58%) MetaFrame
4 6 (19.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 6 (19.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (19.35%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (16.13%) BitLocker
6 4 (12.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (12.90%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (12.90%) XenApp
6 4 (12.90%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) SCOM
3 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) Citrix
2 12 (38.71%) Dell
3 10 (32.26%) VMware
4 7 (22.58%) HP
5 6 (19.35%) IBM
5 6 (19.35%) Wyse
6 3 (9.68%) Bloomberg
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco
6 3 (9.68%) Reuters
7 2 (6.45%) SAP
8 1 (3.23%) F5
8 1 (3.23%) McAfee
8 1 (3.23%) Ping Identity
8 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.23%) Symantec
8 1 (3.23%) Veritas