The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 46 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 2 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.45% - 3.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% - 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 10
Average daily rate £400 - £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £264
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £40.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-70.62% +158.06%
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 Lancashire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
160 163 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 35.63% 36.14% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 95 100
Average daily rate £375 £435 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 16
Average hourly rate £30.08 £13.00 £23.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.34% -43.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.00 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £46.09 £32.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lytham St Annes - 2 £400 -
Fat Client
North West

Fat Client
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) Wyse
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) Skype

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365 Expert
1 1 (50.00%) Subject Matter Expert
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Wyse