The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+22.76% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +4.54%
Fat Client
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
43 54 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 22.63% 30.68% 39.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 27
Median daily rate £313 £395 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.88% +19.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £443 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Fat Client
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) VMware

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware