Period
to 21 May 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 6 months to 21 May 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
England > South East
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 321 327 317
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10 +37
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 37 57 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 1.09% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 36 14
South East median daily rate £375 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -2.86% +37.25%
10th Percentile £200 £195 £238
90th Percentile £498 £517 £663
England median daily rate £400 £335 £320
% change year-on-year +19.40% +4.69% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £14.05 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.02% -19.73% +10.24%
England median hourly rate £17.75 £14.05 £17.50
% change year-on-year +26.36% -19.73% -4.11%

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,495 5,206 4,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.43% 31.14% 30.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,662 2,983 2,670
South East median daily rate £443 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.12% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £225 £220
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 241 245
South East median hourly rate £18.35 £26.44 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.60% +60.21% -28.26%
10th Percentile £11.78 £10.16 £11.33
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £45.10
England median hourly rate £21.00 £21.90 £19.50
% change year-on-year -4.11% +12.31% -7.14%

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Fat Client as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Fat Client in the South East

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in the South East

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fat Client in the South East over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fat Client in the South East

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in the South East

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 21 May 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
Hampshire 0 25 £363 +3.57% 1
East Sussex - 5 - -
Kent +3 4 £475 -
Surrey -5 2 £135 -73.32%
Buckinghamshire +29 1 - -
Thames Valley +2 1 - - 1
Fat Client
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 37 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 33 (89.19%) Windows
3 30 (81.08%) Active Directory
3 30 (81.08%) VMware
4 29 (78.38%) DHCP
5 27 (72.97%) DNS
5 27 (72.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (72.97%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (72.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
7 23 (62.16%) Citrix
7 23 (62.16%) Office 365
7 23 (62.16%) Windows Server
8 22 (59.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (56.76%) XenApp
9 21 (56.76%) XenDesktop
10 20 (54.05%) PowerShell
10 20 (54.05%) VLAN
10 20 (54.05%) SCCM
11 19 (51.35%) Windows 10
12 18 (48.65%) ITIL
13 16 (43.24%) SAN
14 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (40.54%) NetScaler
15 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Intune
15 14 (37.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 14 (37.84%) Hyper-V
15 14 (37.84%) Application Packaging
15 14 (37.84%) Microsoft App-V
15 14 (37.84%) SharePoint

Fat Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 14 (37.84%) SharePoint
2 12 (32.43%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (62.16%) Office 365
2 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (35.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (24.32%) Yammer
5 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (78.38%) DHCP
2 27 (72.97%) DNS
3 20 (54.05%) VLAN
4 16 (43.24%) SAN
5 15 (40.54%) NetScaler
6 13 (35.14%) Firewall
7 12 (32.43%) Skype
8 11 (29.73%) Fibre Channel
8 11 (29.73%) iSCSI
9 7 (18.92%) VPN
10 3 (8.11%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (5.41%) Internet
11 2 (5.41%) VoIP
12 1 (2.70%) LAN
12 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
12 1 (2.70%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Rational Rose
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
2 1 (2.70%) Local Government
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.11%) Server Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Server Support
5 2 (5.41%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) VMware Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 13 (35.14%) Clustering
3 12 (32.43%) PKI
4 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
5 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.41%) BYOD
6 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Windows Server
3 22 (59.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (51.35%) Windows 10
5 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Android
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (48.65%) ITIL
3 14 (37.84%) Application Packaging
4 13 (35.14%) High Availability
5 7 (18.92%) Migration
6 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
6 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (13.51%) Performance Optimisation
6 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.11%) Converged Infrastructure
7 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
8 2 (5.41%) Antivirus Management
8 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.41%) Patch Management
8 2 (5.41%) Software Delivery
8 2 (5.41%) Storage Management
8 2 (5.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) CCA
1 10 (27.03%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (13.51%) MCP
3 2 (5.41%) DBS Check
3 2 (5.41%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (81.08%) Active Directory
2 27 (72.97%) VMware ESXi
2 27 (72.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (56.76%) XenApp
3 21 (56.76%) XenDesktop
4 14 (37.84%) Hyper-V
4 14 (37.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (35.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 9 (24.32%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.70%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.70%) vCloud
7 1 (2.70%) VMware NSX
7 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (54.05%) SCCM
2 14 (37.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 14 (37.84%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (5.41%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) VMware
2 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
3 23 (62.16%) Citrix
4 12 (32.43%) Dell
5 10 (27.03%) McAfee
6 2 (5.41%) Avaya
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco
7 1 (2.70%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.70%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) Intel
7 1 (2.70%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.70%) Meraki
7 1 (2.70%) SAP
7 1 (2.70%) Sophos
7 1 (2.70%) Veeam
7 1 (2.70%) Zerto