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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 49 49
Rank change year-on-year -10 0  
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 3 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.74% 0.23% 1.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.69% 0.70% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £300 £175 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.42% -61.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £11.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +48.93% -70.62%  

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 178 142 146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 44.06% 33.33% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 63 79
Median daily rate £330 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +16.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £176 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 34 12
Median hourly rate £36.50 £19.00 £33.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.10% -43.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.66 £12.00 £23.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £40.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.82
% change year-on-year +8.69% +22.24%  

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Fat Client as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 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 26 April 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