The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 28 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 97 80
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.074% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.22% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £118 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -27.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £350 £275
% change year-on-year -37.14% +27.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +34.42% -7.57%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 314 464 328
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 25.70% 34.37% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 289 200
Median daily rate £395 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £287 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 13
Median hourly rate £43.39 £47.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.65% +156.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Fat Client in Edinburgh

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in Edinburgh

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) Case Management

Fat Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Case Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft