Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 6 months to 18 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 181 180
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -6
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 3 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.060% 0.069% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.20% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Scotland median daily rate £113 £118 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% -27.69% -53.07%
10th Percentile £104 £114 £114
90th Percentile £119 £121 £413
UK median daily rate £200 £336 £328
% change year-on-year -40.52% +2.67% +9.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +7.46%

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1467 1500 1921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.47% 34.25% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 883 935
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.84%
10th Percentile £210 £230 £211
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 39 63
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £32.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +52.38% -3.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.50 £46.20 £46.94
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £21.00 £19.46
% change year-on-year -0.37% +7.91% +8.11%

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Fat Client as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Fat Client in Scotland

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in Scotland

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in Scotland

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh -8 1 £120 +2.13% 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £105 -
Fat Client
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP

Fat Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Field Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) ICT Officer
1 1 (33.33%) ICT Support
1 1 (33.33%) ICT Support Officer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft