The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fat Client
England / East of England
Rank 115 115 114
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 5 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.30% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 1.22% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 7
Median daily rate £210 £375 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £350 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £405 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £319 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -17.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £21.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year
-43.86% +126.31%

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
635 575 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.12% 24.39% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 315 345
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £214 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 70 54
Median hourly rate £21.00 £37.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +114.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Fat Client
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fat Client across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Fat Client Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Bedfordshire - 3 £120 -
Essex - 2 £363 -
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 16 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (75.00%) Citrix
4 9 (56.25%) ITIL
5 6 (37.50%) Firewall
5 6 (37.50%) Network Security
6 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (31.25%) Release Management
6 5 (31.25%) PMP
6 5 (31.25%) PMI Certification
6 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
7 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 4 (25.00%) VMware
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
8 3 (18.75%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (12.50%) CISSP
9 2 (12.50%) Dell
9 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 2 (12.50%) GIS
9 2 (12.50%) Finance
9 2 (12.50%) Information Security
9 2 (12.50%) Line Management
9 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
9 2 (12.50%) XenApp
10 1 (6.25%) XenServer

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
1 6 (37.50%) Network Security
2 3 (18.75%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (6.25%) BGP
3 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) DMVPN
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (6.25%) NetScreen
3 1 (6.25%) OSPF
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) GIS
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Check Point Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
2 5 (31.25%) Release Management
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) PMI Certification
1 5 (31.25%) PMP
1 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) CCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Citrix
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Imperva
4 1 (6.25%) Infoblox
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp