The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 23 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.63% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £346 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £269 £330 £275
% change year-on-year -18.48% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +14.75% -27.38%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 230 230 293
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 36.39% 34.53% 33.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 124 151
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £228 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 24
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -54.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.30 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in Hertfordshire

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fat Client in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fat Client in Hertfordshire

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in Hertfordshire

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Watford - 2 £298 -
Welwyn - 1 £388 -
Hatfield - 1 £400 -
Fat Client
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 5 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (20.00%) AppSense
4 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript

Fat Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) SAN Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) VB
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) AppDNA
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) AppSense
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) CyberArk
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy