The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 78 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 12 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.17% - 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.75% - 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £280 £264
% change year-on-year
+16.96% +6.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.38 £21.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-37.05% +37.09%
Fat Client
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
320 303 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 31.22% 30.79% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 201 108
Median daily rate £425 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 17
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -46.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.44 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £20.19 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Fat Client as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 10 £415 -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Fat Client
North West

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 10 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 10
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (50.00%) Migration
4 6 (50.00%) SCCM
4 6 (50.00%) Data Migration
4 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 6 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (50.00%) Skype
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) System Testing
5 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
5 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) Service Management
5 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
5 5 (41.67%) MS Office
5 5 (41.67%) ISEB
5 5 (41.67%) Citrix
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) Military
6 4 (33.33%) PKI

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 10 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (33.33%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (33.33%) Military
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 10
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Service Management
2 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
2 5 (41.67%) System Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 4 (33.33%) Storage Virtualisation
3 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
5 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) ISEB
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (33.33%) Puppet
2 4 (33.33%) SCOrch
3 2 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) Fujitsu
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Wyse