The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fat Client
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 80 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.70% 0.14% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.00% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £650 £95 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+584.21% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £319 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -17.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Tyne and Wear region.

Miscellaneous Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
250 245 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 34.92% 35.51% 26.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 177 42
Median daily rate £400 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £11.33 £16.75 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +76.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Fat Client
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fat Client across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Fat Client Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 3 £608 +539.47% 1
Sunderland - 2 £650 -
Fat Client
North East

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 11 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) DHCP
2 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) Citrix
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) SCCM
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) Software Delivery
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (54.55%) 3G
4 6 (54.55%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (45.45%) XenApp
5 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) SAP
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (27.27%) AppSense
6 3 (27.27%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
6 3 (27.27%) Local Government
6 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (27.27%) Information Governance

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) DHCP
1 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 6 (54.55%) 3G
2 6 (54.55%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (27.27%) SMS
General
1 3 (27.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Architect
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Enterprise Architect
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Strategy Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) Information Governance
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
2 3 (27.27%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) AppSense
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) ThinPrint