The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 97 79 73
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.068% 0.27% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 1.06% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £425 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +254.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £388 £200
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +93.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+45.76% -4.83%
Fat Client
West Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
416 282 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.18% 25.25% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 185 161
Average daily rate £415 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.88 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.27% -11.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Fat Client
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Law
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) ThinApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing
3 1 (33.33%) Server Patching
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
General
1 2 (66.67%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Server Patching
1 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) VMware