The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 100 108 94
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.050% 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.34% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £321 £215
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +49.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.75 - £10.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.05 £21.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-29.98% +48.27%
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 Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
448 566 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.02% 28.49% 31.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 294 279
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £201 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 19
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.31 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.64% +5.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £11.13 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £29.00 £18.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +16.41%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) AppSense
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) XenApp
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) Wyse
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Application Packaging
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
6 2 (28.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (28.57%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (28.57%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
6 2 (28.57%) Server Building
6 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 2 (28.57%) Application Discovery

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
2 2 (28.57%) IPv4
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix Specialist
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix Expert
3 2 (28.57%) IT Technician
3 2 (28.57%) Senior IT Technician
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Technician
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Application Packaging
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Application Discovery
2 2 (28.57%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Patch Management
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Server Building
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) XenApp
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (28.57%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) AppSense
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Wyse
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Apple
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Dell
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Motorola
5 2 (28.57%) Sophos