Period
to 24 June 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in the North of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 6 months to 24 June 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 of England
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 292 289 282
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7 +21
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 5 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.047% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.69% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 6
North of England median daily rate £375 £213 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +76.47% +2.41% -17.00%
10th Percentile £313 £128 £188
90th Percentile £502 £271 £334
England median daily rate £380 £325 £311
% change year-on-year +16.92% +4.42% -7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
North of England median hourly rate - £14.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% +46.84%
England median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.79% -17.14% +1.45%

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 of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,012 3,634 3,609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 28.31% 30.26% 32.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,897 2,271 2,200
North of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £224 £255 £235
90th Percentile £575 £560 £550
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 169 194
North of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £16.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +24.30% -13.49%
10th Percentile £11.10 £12.25 £10.91
90th Percentile £46.69 £51.55 £46.62
England median hourly rate £20.98 £22.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year -6.77% +14.18% -2.74%

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Fat Client in the North of England

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in the North of England

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fat Client in the North of England over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fat Client in the North of England

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in the North of England

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in the North of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 24 June 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
North West +9 3 £325 +5.69%
Yorkshire +14 2 £513 +279.63%
Fat Client
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 of England region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 5 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Security Management
4 2 (40.00%) Wyse
4 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (40.00%) VBScript
4 2 (40.00%) VB
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) AutoIt
5 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (20.00%) CCAA
5 1 (20.00%) Line Management
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation

Fat Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) ADSL
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) ISDN
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) PSTN
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) AutoIt
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (20.00%) IT Technical Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCA
1 1 (20.00%) CCAA
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Wyse
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) CommVault
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Mitel
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) VMware