The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 41 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.90% 1.26% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.48% 4.50% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £130 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+246.15% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.03% -3.87%
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 Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
121 111 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.45% 27.96% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 55 26
Median daily rate £400 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £157 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £855 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 8
Median hourly rate £14.34 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.37% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £14.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £21.50 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Fat Client
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fat Client across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Fat Client Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bootle - 2 £400 -
Liverpool -6 1 £600 +361.53%
Fat Client
North West

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) vCloud
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) vCloud
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft