Period
to 13 December 2019

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 13 December 2019 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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 108 101
Rank change year-on-year +30 -7 +44
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.30% 0.076% 0.082%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
North East median daily rate - - £200
England median daily rate £374 £380 £200
% change year-on-year -1.64% +90.00% -38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% -10.53% +18.75%

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 295 437 427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 29.59% 33.21% 34.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 312 287
North East median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +3.81%
10th Percentile £262 £261 £263
90th Percentile £523 £588 £580
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 25
North East median hourly rate £15.76 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.57% -20.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £10.88 £8.89 £10.30
90th Percentile £40.25 £19.46 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £20.63
% change year-on-year +17.50% -3.04% +3.14%

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 13 December 2019. 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
Durham - 3 - -
Fat Client
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM

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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix