Period
to 31 March 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 6 months to 31 March 2020 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
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 95 130 148
Rank change year-on-year +35 +18 -
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 2 7 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Leeds 0.14% 0.31% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.99% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £257 £390 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.04% +95.00% -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £257 £390 £165
% change year-on-year -34.04% +136.36% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.52
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £11.52

Fat Client is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 480 704 621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 32.65% 31.40% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 435 458
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £286
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 42 7
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.24 £11.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.23% +75.77% -18.91%
10th Percentile £15.39 £11.08 £9.02
90th Percentile £42.88 £25.15 £41.30
Median hourly rate £20.11 £17.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year +14.91% +22.81% -1.72%

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Fat Client as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Fat Client in Leeds

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Fat Client in Leeds.

Daily rate trend for Fat Client in Leeds

Fat Client
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Fat Client in Leeds over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Fat Client in Leeds

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Fat Client in Leeds.

Hourly rate trend for Fat Client in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

Fat Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Deskside Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware