The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 - 67
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.35% - 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% - 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £165 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £338 £275
% change year-on-year -34.81% +22.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £17.25
% change year-on-year +14.75% -11.59%  

Fat Client is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 164 223 238
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.32% 26.11% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 148 114
Median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £217 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Median hourly rate £19.66 £22.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.62% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.61 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £30.48 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Fat Client as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Fat Client in Reading

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in Reading

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification

Fat Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) Sophos