Period
to 20 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 6 months to 20 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 140 135
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5 -11
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 13 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.44% 0.13% 0.096%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.64% 0.47% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
East Midlands median daily rate £145 £433 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -66.47% +78.35% -17.80%
10th Percentile £115 £108 £211
90th Percentile £305 £775 £280
England median daily rate £225 £325 £328
% change year-on-year -30.77% -0.76% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £10.88 - -
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -25.58% +50.88%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 792 847 929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 26.58% 26.78% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 540 533
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £212 £200 £213
90th Percentile £550 £557 £508
England median daily rate £451 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.28% +1.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 55
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £16.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +24.57% -2.70%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.96 £10.80
90th Percentile £44.75 £60.00 £36.40
England median hourly rate £21.78 £20.99 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.79% +4.93% +14.29%

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Fat Client as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Fat Client in the East Midlands

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in the East Midlands

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fat Client in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fat Client in the East Midlands

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in the East Midlands

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 6 £260 -
Derbyshire +6 3 £125 -83.33% 1
Leicestershire -6 3 £115 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £225 -
Fat Client
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 13 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 8 (61.54%) Citrix
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
4 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
6 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (23.08%) LAN
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (23.08%) SAN
7 2 (15.38%) Lotus
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (15.38%) HP
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) VBScript
7 2 (15.38%) VB
7 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes

Fat Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) WAN
2 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) SAN
5 2 (15.38%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) NAS
5 2 (15.38%) VLAN
6 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Test Leader
2 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Data Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Application Discovery
3 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) VB
2 2 (15.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
2 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Citrix
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Lotus
5 1 (7.69%) arcserve
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) Intel
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) Wyse