Period
to 15 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 6 months to 15 August 2018 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
England > North East
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 92 137
Rank change year-on-year +1 +45 -30
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 14 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.10% 0.56% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.61% 1.47% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 15
North East median daily rate £213 £200 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -13.04% -53.54%
10th Percentile £195 £188 £201
90th Percentile £230 £220 £250
England median daily rate £339 £263 £350
% change year-on-year +29.05% -25.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
North East median hourly rate - £29.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.57% -
England median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.62% -14.47%

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 the North East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 537 476 1,017
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 42.35% 38.20% 38.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 329 639
North East median daily rate £375 £365 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +14.06% -18.99%
10th Percentile £223 £240 £209
90th Percentile £588 £538 £499
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 74
North East median hourly rate £15.90 £13.25 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.96% -50.93% +76.04%
10th Percentile £12.90 £10.24 £13.00
90th Percentile £41.20 £47.63 £33.20
England median hourly rate £21.50 £19.84 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.39% -0.83% +8.11%

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Fat Client as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Fat Client in the North East

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in the North East

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in the North East

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear +10 13 £215 -
Durham -10 1 £129 -
Fat Client
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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 North East region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
1 14 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (92.86%) Windows 7
2 13 (92.86%) Software Delivery
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (92.86%) 3G
2 13 (92.86%) DHCP
2 13 (92.86%) DNS
2 13 (92.86%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (85.71%) VMware
3 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (78.57%) SCCM
4 11 (78.57%) Ivanti
4 11 (78.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
4 11 (78.57%) Windows 10
4 11 (78.57%) XenApp
4 11 (78.57%) Windows 8
4 11 (78.57%) ThinPrint
5 9 (64.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
6 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
7 6 (42.86%) Degree
7 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
7 6 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (42.86%) BPSS Clearance

Fat Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) 3G
1 13 (92.86%) DHCP
1 13 (92.86%) DNS
1 13 (92.86%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (14.29%) SMS
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
5 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Customer Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Operations Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop Support
6 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Signage
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (92.86%) Windows 7
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (78.57%) Windows 10
3 11 (78.57%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Software Delivery
2 1 (7.14%) Antivirus Management
2 1 (7.14%) Hardware Maintenance
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (42.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (42.86%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (78.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (78.57%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) SCCM
2 9 (64.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (85.71%) VMware
3 11 (78.57%) Ivanti
3 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 11 (78.57%) ThinPrint
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) Wyse