Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 353 356 351
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 +17
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 36 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.092% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.31% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 15
South East median daily rate £375 £259 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.07% -20.46% +8.33%
10th Percentile £318 £237 £240
90th Percentile £430 £328 £486
England median daily rate £360 £225 £336
% change year-on-year +60.00% -33.09% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
South East median hourly rate £13.95 £25.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.20% +47.06% +15.80%
10th Percentile £12.23 £25.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £15.68 £25.00 £19.40
England median hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -15.28% +12.50% -8.57%

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 5,315 4,898 5,330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.29% 30.16% 31.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,153 2,809 3,081
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.24%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £225
90th Percentile £588 £570 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 255 307
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.39% -8.79% +17.53%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.07 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -3 18 £375 -16.67% 1
Kent - 8 £339 - 2
Thames Valley +8 5 £419 +64.54% 4
Surrey - 4 £398 -
Berkshire -13 3 £419 +64.54%
Buckinghamshire +10 2 - - 1
West Sussex -5 1 £475 - 2
Fat Client
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 36 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 31 (86.11%) Windows
3 29 (80.56%) Microsoft
4 25 (69.44%) Citrix
5 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
6 22 (61.11%) VMware
6 22 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (52.78%) Windows Server
8 18 (50.00%) XenApp
8 18 (50.00%) XenDesktop
9 17 (47.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (47.22%) SCCM
9 17 (47.22%) ITIL
10 16 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (41.67%) DNS
12 14 (38.89%) SharePoint
12 14 (38.89%) Firewall
12 14 (38.89%) Skype for Business
12 14 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 14 (38.89%) Office 365
12 14 (38.89%) Skype
13 12 (33.33%) Migration
14 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
14 11 (30.56%) SAN
14 11 (30.56%) DHCP
14 11 (30.56%) NetScaler
15 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
15 10 (27.78%) Windows 10
15 10 (27.78%) CCA
15 10 (27.78%) 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 14 (38.89%) SharePoint
1 14 (38.89%) Skype for Business
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.78%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Live Communications Server
4 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (38.89%) Office 365
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (22.22%) Yammer
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.78%) Datadog
4 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) DNS
2 14 (38.89%) Firewall
2 14 (38.89%) Skype
3 11 (30.56%) DHCP
3 11 (30.56%) NetScaler
3 11 (30.56%) SAN
4 10 (27.78%) VLAN
5 8 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (22.22%) iSCSI
5 8 (22.22%) LAN
6 7 (19.44%) WAN
7 3 (8.33%) Internet
7 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.33%) VPN
8 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) MS Access
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) Travis CI
2 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) IT Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Service Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Citrix Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) IT Support
6 3 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Citrix Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.56%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.78%) CSS
1 1 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
1 1 (2.78%) JSP
1 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services Management
1 1 (2.78%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 9 (25.00%) Clustering
3 8 (22.22%) PKI
4 3 (8.33%) NHS
4 3 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (8.33%) Smartphone
5 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.56%) iPad
5 2 (5.56%) iPhone
6 1 (2.78%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 31 (86.11%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Windows Server
3 17 (47.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (27.78%) Windows 10
4 10 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.56%) Android
7 2 (5.56%) Linux
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.78%) CentOS
8 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.78%) Unix
8 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) ITIL
2 14 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (33.33%) Migration
4 8 (22.22%) Application Packaging
4 8 (22.22%) High Availability
4 8 (22.22%) Service Management
5 7 (19.44%) Application Virtualisation
5 7 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (5.56%) Antivirus Management
9 2 (5.56%) DevOps
9 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) CCA
1 10 (27.78%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
2 22 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (50.00%) XenApp
3 18 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 16 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (27.78%) DFS Replication
5 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
6 9 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (22.22%) XenServer
8 5 (13.89%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (5.56%) Terminal Server
10 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
10 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (2.78%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (47.22%) SCCM
2 8 (22.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (5.56%) AirWatch
3 2 (5.56%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.78%) Ansible
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.78%) Netcool
4 1 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.78%) Packer
4 1 (2.78%) Puppet
4 1 (2.78%) Terraform
4 1 (2.78%) Unicenter
4 1 (2.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) Microsoft
2 25 (69.44%) Citrix
3 22 (61.11%) VMware
4 8 (22.22%) Dell
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco
5 4 (11.11%) HP
5 4 (11.11%) Wyse
6 3 (8.33%) EMC
7 2 (5.56%) IPFX
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle
7 2 (5.56%) Palo Alto
7 2 (5.56%) Sony
7 2 (5.56%) Symantec
8 1 (2.78%) Google
8 1 (2.78%) Meridio
8 1 (2.78%) MKS
8 1 (2.78%) New Relic
8 1 (2.78%) Remedy
8 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.78%) Splunk