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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 76 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 -  
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.16% 0.56% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 1.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -  
North West median daily rate £325 £380 £225
% change year-on-year -14.47% +68.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 195 267 224
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 31.05% 29.83% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 244 199
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.12%  
10th Percentile £224 £313 £275
90th Percentile £538 £588 £514
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 12 30
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +24.70%  
10th Percentile £10.15 £12.50 £13.96
90th Percentile £66.58 £68.75 £17.78
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +106.89% -9.37%  

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Fat Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (100.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware