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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 103 70 40
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -30
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 12 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.91% 0.56% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.11% 1.44% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
Median daily rate £225 - £315
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 - £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.18% -3.87%
Fat Client
North East

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
569 277 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 43.07% 38.53% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 152 69
Median daily rate £310 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £490 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 16 9
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £31.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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
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 25 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -37 12 £225 -
Fat Client
North East

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
1 22 (100.00%) Citrix
1 22 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 22 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (95.45%) 3G
2 21 (95.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 21 (95.45%) DHCP
2 21 (95.45%) DNS
2 21 (95.45%) Wi-Fi
2 21 (95.45%) XenApp
2 21 (95.45%) Windows 7
2 21 (95.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (95.45%) Software Delivery
2 21 (95.45%) Windows Server
3 20 (90.91%) SCCM
4 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
5 15 (68.18%) VMware
5 15 (68.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (68.18%) AppSense
5 15 (68.18%) ThinPrint
6 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
7 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
8 10 (45.45%) SMS
9 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (40.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (40.91%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (36.36%) Disclosure Scotland
11 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
11 7 (31.82%) SLA
11 7 (31.82%) Windows XP

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) 3G
1 21 (95.45%) DHCP
1 21 (95.45%) DNS
1 21 (95.45%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (45.45%) SMS
3 6 (27.27%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Desktop Support
2 13 (59.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (36.36%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
7 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Technical Support
8 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 1 (4.55%) Citrix Support
8 1 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared Desktop Support
8 1 (4.55%) Support Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
3 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) AS400
4 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (95.45%) Windows 7
2 21 (95.45%) Windows Server
2 21 (95.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 21 (95.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (31.82%) Windows XP
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.55%) HPUX
5 1 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Software Delivery
2 6 (27.27%) Escalation Management
2 6 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 6 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) ITSM
4 1 (4.55%) Network Management
4 1 (4.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (22.73%) Degree
5 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) CCNA
6 1 (4.55%) CCNP
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.55%) MCDBA
6 1 (4.55%) MCP
6 1 (4.55%) MCSE
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (31.82%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (95.45%) XenApp
3 15 (68.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (90.91%) SCCM
2 9 (40.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Citrix
2 15 (68.18%) AppSense
2 15 (68.18%) ThinPrint
2 15 (68.18%) VMware
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) SAP