The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fat Client
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank - 47 59
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 1.22% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 5.38% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
176 130 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.90% 22.65% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 61 91
Median daily rate £350 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £498 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 9
Median hourly rate £20.67 £15.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.76% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.43%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Release Management
3 5 (62.50%) PMP
3 5 (62.50%) PMI Certification
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
3 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (12.50%) XenServer
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
1 5 (62.50%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) PMI Certification
1 5 (62.50%) PMP
1 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp