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 3 months to 28 April 2017 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 63 68
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5  
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 5 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.60% 1.01% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.36% 3.41% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Median daily rate £311 £325 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.23% +16.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £11.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +48.93% -70.62%  

Fat Client is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 212 264 181
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 25.57% 29.76% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 191 140
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £271 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 5
Median hourly rate £26.75 £40.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.35% -9.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £37.50 £36.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £42.50 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.82
% change year-on-year +8.69% +22.24%  

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Fat Client as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fat Client in Bristol over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 28 April 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 14 (93.33%) AppSense
2 14 (93.33%) SCCM
2 14 (93.33%) Windows 7
3 11 (73.33%) XenApp
3 11 (73.33%) XenDesktop
3 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (73.33%) Finance
3 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
4 10 (66.67%) Citrix
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (66.67%) VMware ESX
4 10 (66.67%) Wyse
4 10 (66.67%) Incident Management
5 7 (46.67%) Skype for Business
5 7 (46.67%) Office 365
5 7 (46.67%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (46.67%) DNS
5 7 (46.67%) Dell
5 7 (46.67%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (33.33%) Symantec
6 5 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (33.33%) BitLocker
7 4 (26.67%) Application Packaging
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (46.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) DHCP
2 4 (26.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) IPsec
3 1 (6.67%) LDAP
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
2 10 (66.67%) Citrix Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Packager
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) SCCM Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (46.67%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Signage
4 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
1 14 (93.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (26.67%) Application Packaging
3 3 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Hardening
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (73.33%) XenApp
2 11 (73.33%) XenDesktop
3 10 (66.67%) VMware ESX
4 7 (46.67%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (33.33%) BitLocker
6 1 (6.67%) GFS2
6 1 (6.67%) OCFS2
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (93.33%) SCCM
2 5 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (93.33%) AppSense
3 11 (73.33%) VMware
4 10 (66.67%) Citrix
4 10 (66.67%) Wyse
5 7 (46.67%) Dell
6 5 (33.33%) Symantec
7 4 (26.67%) Cisco
7 4 (26.67%) Xerox
8 3 (20.00%) CA
9 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
9 2 (13.33%) Polycom
10 1 (6.67%) Oracle
10 1 (6.67%) Red Hat