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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank - 65 -
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.26% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £388 £220
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +76.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £9.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+126.31% -32.14%
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
351 264 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.60% 34.42% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 146 143
Average daily rate £425 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 20
Average hourly rate £17.42 £15.53 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.18% +7.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.12 £12.61 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.85 £18.45 £33.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Fat Client also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Fat Client.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) E-Procurement
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Fat Client also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Fat Client. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Procurement
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft