Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 6 months to 22 November 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 50 59
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 -13
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.03% 0.67% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.05% 1.78% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Merseyside median daily rate £104 £450 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -76.94% +246.15% -61.19%
North West median daily rate £104 £525 £281
% change year-on-year -80.24% +86.67% +20.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £15.69 £14.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.37% -13.24% +25.93%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 164 225 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 33.68% 37.63% 32.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 138 114
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £146 £131 £150
90th Percentile £531 £538 £556
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year - +2.89% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 7
Merseyside median hourly rate £9.86 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.27% -6.25% +18.69%
10th Percentile £9.26 £13.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £10.36 £24.50 £25.43
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +16.67%

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Fat Client in Merseyside

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in Merseyside

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in Merseyside

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Liverpool +4 5 £104 -82.71%
Fat Client
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (60.00%) AppSense
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (60.00%) AppDNA
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Virtual Team
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
3 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Publishing
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms

Fat Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2010
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
General
1 2 (40.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (60.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (60.00%) XenApp
1 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) AppSense
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) VMware