Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 594 562 555
Rank change year-on-year -32 -7 -63
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 35 58 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.074% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.35% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 31 36
London median daily rate £274 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.59% +11.48% +4.45%
10th Percentile £136 £200 £289
90th Percentile £441 £544 £538
England median daily rate £200 £338 £346
% change year-on-year -40.74% -2.53% +15.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 6
London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.58 £20.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.15% -24.67% +25.30%
10th Percentile £16.00 £11.25 £17.13
90th Percentile £20.76 £18.07 £32.36
England median hourly rate £18.00 £16.08 £18.00
% change year-on-year +11.98% -10.69% +7.46%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 18414 16566 17511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.10% 36.73% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13189 11739 12310
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 256 302
London median hourly rate £21.40 £19.71 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.89 £12.00 £12.02
90th Percentile £47.80 £50.00 £47.28
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year - +7.39% +6.06%

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Fat Client in London

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in London

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fat Client in London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fat Client in London

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor 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 24 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
South London -26 3 £140 -69.00% 2
West London -20 2 - - 2
Central London -10 1 - - 1
Fat Client
England

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

1 35 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 27 (77.14%) Citrix
3 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 20 (57.14%) Windows
5 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
5 17 (48.57%) Migration
6 16 (45.71%) Finance
7 15 (42.86%) VMware
7 15 (42.86%) Banking
8 13 (37.14%) SCCM
9 12 (34.29%) Office 365
9 12 (34.29%) Data Centre
9 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
10 11 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
12 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
13 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
13 8 (22.86%) ITIL
13 8 (22.86%) Windows 10
14 7 (20.00%) Task Automation
14 7 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (20.00%) SAN
14 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (20.00%) XenDesktop
15 6 (17.14%) DFS Replication
15 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Intune
15 6 (17.14%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure

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 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
2 11 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
5 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (34.29%) Office 365
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (17.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.71%) OneDrive
4 2 (5.71%) Yammer
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (8.57%) Skype
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.86%) Network Security
3 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.86%) Softphone
3 1 (2.86%) VLAN
3 1 (2.86%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MSBuild
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 15 (42.86%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Law
3 2 (5.71%) Local Government
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Administrator
2 8 (22.86%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Server Administrator
3 7 (20.00%) Server Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 6 (17.14%) Project Manager
5 5 (14.29%) Banking Project Manager
5 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (11.43%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support
7 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 35 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 12 (34.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.57%) CMDB
3 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.86%) CESG
5 1 (2.86%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
4 8 (22.86%) Windows 10
4 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Migration
2 8 (22.86%) ITIL
3 7 (20.00%) Task Automation
4 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
4 6 (17.14%) Project Management
5 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.43%) Service Management
7 3 (8.57%) Application Packaging
7 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.71%) High Availability
8 2 (5.71%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.86%) Change Management
9 1 (2.86%) Customer-Centricity
9 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.86%) Network Management
9 1 (2.86%) Protective Monitoring
9 1 (2.86%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) C#
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) CCEA
2 3 (8.57%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.86%) MCSA
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (2.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (2.86%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 6 (17.14%) DFS Replication
3 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (14.29%) XenApp
5 4 (11.43%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.71%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) SCCM
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (5.71%) XenMobile
4 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) Citrix
2 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
3 15 (42.86%) VMware
4 6 (17.14%) NetApp
5 5 (14.29%) HP
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco
7 1 (2.86%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle
7 1 (2.86%) Samsung
7 1 (2.86%) Sophos
7 1 (2.86%) Wyse