Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 2018 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 341 337 375
Rank change year-on-year -4 +38 +10
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 45 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 0.56% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 6
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £337
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +4.01% +12.17%
10th Percentile £315 £234 £191
90th Percentile £486 £663 £401
England median daily rate £339 £263 £350
% change year-on-year +29.05% -25.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
South East median hourly rate £13.95 £25.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.20% +47.06% -44.26%
10th Percentile £12.23 £19.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £15.74 £25.00 £19.40
England median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.62% -14.47%

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 5,401 4,859 5,879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.30% 30.47% 32.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,067 2,754 3,564
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £255 £230 £233
90th Percentile £588 £562 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 245 287
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -21.74% +33.57%
10th Percentile £10.66 £11.25 £11.58
90th Percentile £51.18 £46.00 £50.40
England median hourly rate £21.50 £19.84 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.39% -0.83% +8.11%

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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 2018. 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 +8 25 £365 -22.34% 1
Surrey - 11 £420 - 1
Kent - 6 £339 -
Thames Valley -30 2 £338 +24.08% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 1 - - 2
West Sussex -3 1 £475 -
Berkshire -23 1 £338 +33.80%
Fat Client
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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 45 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 38 (84.44%) Microsoft
3 35 (77.78%) Windows
4 29 (64.44%) VMware
4 29 (64.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (62.22%) Citrix
6 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
6 25 (55.56%) SCCM
6 25 (55.56%) Windows Server
7 24 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (53.33%) ITIL
8 22 (48.89%) XenApp
8 22 (48.89%) XenDesktop
9 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (42.22%) SharePoint
10 18 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 17 (37.78%) Skype for Business
11 17 (37.78%) Skype
11 17 (37.78%) DNS
11 17 (37.78%) SAN
11 17 (37.78%) Firewall
12 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
12 15 (33.33%) Clustering
12 15 (33.33%) Office 365
13 14 (31.11%) NetScaler
13 14 (31.11%) Migration
13 14 (31.11%) PowerShell
14 13 (28.89%) DFS Replication
14 13 (28.89%) CCA
14 13 (28.89%) Citrix Certification

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 19 (42.22%) SharePoint
2 17 (37.78%) Skype for Business
3 5 (11.11%) IIS
3 5 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.44%) Mule
Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) Office 365
2 10 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
2 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (22.22%) Yammer
3 5 (11.11%) OpenShift
4 2 (4.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) DNS
1 17 (37.78%) Firewall
1 17 (37.78%) SAN
1 17 (37.78%) Skype
2 14 (31.11%) NetScaler
3 12 (26.67%) DHCP
3 12 (26.67%) VLAN
4 10 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (22.22%) iSCSI
4 10 (22.22%) LAN
5 7 (15.56%) WAN
6 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.67%) VPN
7 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.44%) Big Data
3 2 (4.44%) HBase
3 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.44%) Cobertura
3 2 (4.44%) JUnit
3 2 (4.44%) MSBuild
3 2 (4.44%) NUnit
3 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) IT Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Citrix Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) IT Support
7 3 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Service Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Citrix Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) Web Services
2 5 (11.11%) jQuery
2 5 (11.11%) JSON
2 5 (11.11%) JSP
2 5 (11.11%) JSTL
2 5 (11.11%) Node.js
2 5 (11.11%) REST
2 5 (11.11%) SOAP
2 5 (11.11%) Vue.js
2 5 (11.11%) Web Services Management
3 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.67%) CSS
3 3 (6.67%) CSS3
3 3 (6.67%) D3.js
3 3 (6.67%) HTML
3 3 (6.67%) HTML5
3 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.44%) JDBC
4 2 (4.44%) JPA
4 2 (4.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 15 (33.33%) Clustering
3 10 (22.22%) PKI
4 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
6 3 (6.67%) NHS
6 3 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (6.67%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.22%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 35 (77.78%) Windows
2 25 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 9 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.67%) Android
7 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.22%) Linux
8 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) ITIL
2 18 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (31.11%) Migration
4 12 (26.67%) Service Management
5 11 (24.44%) DevOps
5 11 (24.44%) Service Delivery
6 10 (22.22%) Application Packaging
6 10 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (22.22%) High Availability
7 8 (17.78%) Application Virtualisation
8 7 (15.56%) Antivirus Management
9 6 (13.33%) Software Delivery
10 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (11.11%) Multithreading
10 5 (11.11%) Scrum
11 4 (8.89%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (8.89%) Customer Requirements
11 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
11 4 (8.89%) Integration Testing
11 4 (8.89%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) PowerShell
2 10 (22.22%) Java
3 3 (6.67%) TypeScript
4 2 (4.44%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) XAML
5 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) CCA
1 13 (28.89%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
3 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
4 6 (13.33%) Degree
5 5 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.22%) ECDL
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (64.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 24 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
4 22 (48.89%) XenApp
4 22 (48.89%) XenDesktop
5 13 (28.89%) DFS Replication
6 11 (24.44%) Hyper-V
6 11 (24.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (22.22%) XenServer
8 5 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (55.56%) SCCM
2 10 (22.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (15.56%) vCenter Server
4 5 (11.11%) Ansible
5 1 (2.22%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 38 (84.44%) Microsoft
2 29 (64.44%) VMware
3 28 (62.22%) Citrix
4 10 (22.22%) Dell
5 7 (15.56%) EMC
6 6 (13.33%) Cisco
7 5 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 4 (8.89%) Wyse
9 3 (6.67%) HP
10 1 (2.22%) Fujitsu
10 1 (2.22%) NetApp
10 1 (2.22%) Novell
10 1 (2.22%) Oracle