Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 6 months to 22 November 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 95 106
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.20% 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.64% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Cheshire median daily rate - £750 -
North West median daily rate £104 £525 £281
% change year-on-year -80.24% +86.67% +20.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £17.00
North West median hourly rate £15.69 £14.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.37% -13.24% +25.93%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 352 468 578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 26.37% 31.95% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 309 398
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.61% +7.10%
10th Percentile £226 £214 £290
90th Percentile £538 £675 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year - +2.89% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 20
Cheshire median hourly rate £21.00 £19.64 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.91% +16.09% +5.75%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.11 £13.44
90th Percentile £30.00 £35.78 £17.78
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +16.67%

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Fat Client in Cheshire

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in Cheshire

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in Cheshire