Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 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 of England
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 292 295 310
Rank change year-on-year +3 +15 +35
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 23 10 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.19% 0.089% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 0.30% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 18
North of England median daily rate £301 £175 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.14% -50.00% -3.45%
10th Percentile £128 £95 £201
90th Percentile £453 £208 £783
England median daily rate £378 £220 £325
% change year-on-year +71.59% -32.31% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
North of England median hourly rate £11.75 £13.60 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.62% -51.42% +64.71%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.60 £14.38
90th Percentile £12.63 £15.62 £29.50
England median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -17.95%

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 3,560 3,376 4,811
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 28.99% 29.95% 33.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,202 2,186 3,103
North of England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £244 £225 £243
90th Percentile £575 £568 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 165 225
North of England median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.37 £11.05
90th Percentile £45.50 £47.50 £40.90
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.98% +3.28% +5.10%

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 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
North West -3 14 £165 +59.04% 2
Yorkshire -9 8 £390 +108.00% 4
North East 0 1 - -
Fat Client
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 of England region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 23 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 16 (69.57%) Windows
3 14 (60.87%) VMware
3 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
4 13 (56.52%) Windows 10
5 10 (43.48%) Citrix
6 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
6 8 (34.78%) LAN
6 8 (34.78%) WAN
6 8 (34.78%) Office 365
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (30.43%) jQuery
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
7 7 (30.43%) VMware NSX
7 7 (30.43%) DNS
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
7 7 (30.43%) JMeter
8 6 (26.09%) .NET
8 6 (26.09%) DHCP
8 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
8 6 (26.09%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (26.09%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (26.09%) Software Architecture
8 6 (26.09%) Performance Testing
8 6 (26.09%) SCCM
9 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi

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 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (21.74%) IBM Notes
1 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Office 365
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (26.09%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) LAN
1 8 (34.78%) WAN
2 7 (30.43%) DNS
3 6 (26.09%) DHCP
4 3 (13.04%) SAN
5 2 (8.70%) NAS
5 2 (8.70%) VSAN
6 1 (4.35%) 3G
6 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.35%) MPLS
6 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) JMeter
2 1 (4.35%) NeoLoad
General
1 5 (21.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Administrator
1 5 (21.74%) Desktop Engineer
1 5 (21.74%) Performance Tester
1 5 (21.74%) Senior Windows Administrator
1 5 (21.74%) Tester
1 5 (21.74%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Test Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) jQuery
2 6 (26.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 10
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
5 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.70%) Linux
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Performance Testing
1 6 (26.09%) Software Architecture
2 5 (21.74%) Network Virtualisation
2 5 (21.74%) Proactive Monitoring
2 5 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (8.70%) Network Design
4 1 (4.35%) Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) B2C
4 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.35%) Coaching
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) Email Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (4.35%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (30.43%) VMware NSX
4 5 (21.74%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (21.74%) vSphere
5 4 (17.39%) XenApp
6 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) SCCM
2 5 (21.74%) NetBackup
2 5 (21.74%) vCenter Server
2 5 (21.74%) vMotion
2 5 (21.74%) vRealize
2 5 (21.74%) WSUS
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 10 (43.48%) Citrix
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 5 (21.74%) Clearswift
4 5 (21.74%) HP
4 5 (21.74%) Lotus
4 5 (21.74%) Teradici
4 5 (21.74%) Xerox
5 1 (4.35%) Ivanti
5 1 (4.35%) ThinPrint