The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fat Client
England / North East
Rank 84 73 56
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -17
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.67% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.10% 0.34% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £433 £95 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+355.26% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £319 £388
% change year-on-year
-0.39% -17.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £21.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year
-43.86% +126.31%

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

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
286 297 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 32.17% 33.60% 30.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 204 89
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Median hourly rate £11.33 £16.75 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +55.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.55 £10.51 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £23.05 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Fat Client
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fat Client across the North East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Fat Client Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
Tyne and Wear -4 5 £650 +584.21% 1
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 North East region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 14 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) DHCP
2 11 (78.57%) DNS
2 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (78.57%) Citrix
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (64.29%) Software Delivery
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (64.29%) 3G
4 9 (64.29%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (64.29%) SCCM
5 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
5 8 (57.14%) XenApp
5 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
6 6 (42.86%) VMware
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (42.86%) AppSense
6 6 (42.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
7 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
7 5 (35.71%) ThinPrint
8 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 3 (21.43%) SMS
9 3 (21.43%) MS Office
9 3 (21.43%) SAP

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) DHCP
1 11 (78.57%) DNS
2 9 (64.29%) 3G
2 9 (64.29%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (21.43%) SMS
General
1 3 (21.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (42.86%) Desktop Support
2 5 (35.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) SAP Architect
5 2 (14.29%) SAP Enterprise Architect
6 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 1 (7.14%) Strategy Architect
6 1 (7.14%) TOGAF Architect
6 1 (7.14%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Software Delivery
2 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) Information Governance
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
2 3 (21.43%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) XenApp
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) SCCM
2 6 (42.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) AppSense
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) ThinPrint
4 3 (21.43%) SAP