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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 42 60 45
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.32% 0.54% 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 1.57% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £300 £350 £212
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +65.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £211
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +42.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.86 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.88% +2.32%
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
103 191 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 33.01% 34.29% 33.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 130 79
Median daily rate £375 £428 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +22.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £231 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 12
Median hourly rate £28.18 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.55% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £13.68 £15.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £42.00 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Fat Client as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) arcserve
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) ProCurve
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (100.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) arcserve
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Mitel
1 1 (100.00%) ProCurve
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) VMware