The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fat Client
Rank 53 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.76% 0.22% 1.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.82% 0.75% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £300 £175 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -61.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £21.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year
-43.86% -66.92%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
165 133 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 41.67% 29.10% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 69 58
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £190 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £683 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 25
Median hourly rate £36.50 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.10% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £12.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 28 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
Colchester - 3 £300 -
Fat Client
East of England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 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 Essex region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) GIS
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Infoblox
4 1 (20.00%) Imperva
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) BGP
1 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) GIS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Check Point Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Security Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Imperva
3 1 (20.00%) Infoblox
3 1 (20.00%) VMware