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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fat Client
North West / Manchester
Rank - 98 84
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.37% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.17% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Median daily rate - £338 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +141.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £21.50 £9.88
% change year-on-year
-43.86% +117.72%

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
390 598 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.59% 32.00% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 305 216
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 £250 £190 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 15
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £15.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +13.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.50 £9.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.72 £29.40 £20.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

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 24 January 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) AppSense
2 4 (66.67%) Wyse
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (33.33%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 2 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
4 2 (33.33%) Server Building
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Application Discovery
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) Local Government
4 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging

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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (33.33%) IPv4
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix Specialist
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix Expert
3 2 (33.33%) IT Technician
3 2 (33.33%) Senior IT Technician
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Application Discovery
1 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 2 (33.33%) Customer-Centric Approach
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Server Building
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) AppSense
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Wyse
3 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Motorola
3 2 (33.33%) Sophos