The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 29 March 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 39
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - - 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £316 £388
% change year-on-year +3.08% -18.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £16.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -25.72% -59.37%  

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 Kent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 132 115 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 43.56% 24.16% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 80 28
Median daily rate £338 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £210 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £505 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Median hourly rate £29.92 £13.00 £31.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +130.15% -59.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in Kent

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Kent region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) CA
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec
1 4 (100.00%) Wyse
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (100.00%) AppSense
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 4 (100.00%) BitLocker
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) VPN

Fat Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Floorwalker
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Server Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) BitLocker
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) AppSense
1 4 (100.00%) CA
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Wyse
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco