Period
to 22 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 6 months to 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 71 79
Rank change year-on-year -25 +8 +1
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 3 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.34% 0.45% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 1.30% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Essex median daily rate £300 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -22.22% +12.50%
East of England median daily rate £305 £350 £300
% change year-on-year -12.86% +16.67% -21.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +263.64%

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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 353 307 303
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 40.39% 34.46% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 150 161
Essex median daily rate £443 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.15% -10.96% -2.67%
10th Percentile £263 £209 £210
90th Percentile £575 £475 £480
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 85 42
Essex median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £25.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% -26.04% -5.72%
10th Percentile £12.71 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £41.00 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -36.67% +22.45%

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Fat Client in Essex

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in Essex

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in Essex

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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
Colchester - 3 £300 -
Fat Client
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Essex region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
3 1 (33.33%) Imperva
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) NetScreen
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall

Fat Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) NetScreen
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Check Point Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Imperva
2 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
2 1 (33.33%) VMware