Period
to 18 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Fat Client
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 83 102
Rank change year-on-year -24 +19 +5
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 4 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.21% 1.15% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 3.61% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 1
Bristol median daily rate £170 £313 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.60% +9.65% -
10th Percentile £148 £263 £278
90th Percentile £200 £338 £293
South West median daily rate £167 £314 £300
% change year-on-year -46.82% +4.58% +71.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -28.89% +60.71%

Fat Client is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 496 499 482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 26.12% 31.95% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 370 369
Bristol median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £213
90th Percentile £532 £575 £502
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 12
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +40.00% -1.41%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.80 £13.41
90th Percentile £56.50 £46.65 £46.90
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £27.69 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.95% -26.16% +31.58%

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Fat Client as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Fat Client in Bristol

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in Bristol

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) OfficeScan
3 1 (25.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS

Fat Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) OfficeScan
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) vCenter Server
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware