Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 142 137
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 +1
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 12 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.40% 0.16% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.36% 0.58% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
East Midlands median daily rate £125 £263 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.38% +25.00% -16.00%
10th Percentile £112 £112 £205
90th Percentile £299 £417 £215
England median daily rate £230 £325 £341
% change year-on-year -29.23% -4.76% -11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £10.88 - -
England median hourly rate £11.52 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -34.20% -18.60% +22.86%

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 882 858 938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 29.61% 27.63% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 522 605
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £250 £190 £213
90th Percentile £538 £538 £513
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 30
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.28 £19.50 £16.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.77% +21.46% +12.67%
10th Percentile £10.34 £11.26 £11.80
90th Percentile £45.43 £59.88 £34.13
England median hourly rate £21.90 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.29% - +20.00%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
Leicestershire +15 7 £115 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £355 -
Derbyshire +4 2 £125 -68.75% 1
Fat Client
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 12 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 9 (75.00%) Citrix
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (41.67%) Migration
5 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 4 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 4 (33.33%) IBM Notes
5 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (33.33%) VBScript
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Lotus
5 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
6 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
7 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP

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 4 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) SMS
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Application Discovery
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 4 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Lotus
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) Wyse