Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 6 months to 17 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
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 188 216
Rank change year-on-year 0 +28 -39
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 14 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.25% 0.29% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 1.01% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 2
South West median daily rate £167 £320 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.82% -0.39% +83.57%
10th Percentile £166 £263 £309
90th Percentile £430 £362 £336
England median daily rate £225 £344 £345
% change year-on-year -34.55% -0.36% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
South West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -27.27% +44.26%
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.00 £14.63
90th Percentile £19.50 £17.00 £34.50
England median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%

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 South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1538 1681 1845
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.17% 28.91% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 1151 1174
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £211 £225 £210
90th Percentile £539 £553 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 117 104
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £26.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.06% -30.72% +14.18%
10th Percentile £12.07 £11.53 £12.72
90th Percentile £56.45 £43.95 £55.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.67 £19.03
% change year-on-year -0.82% +8.62% +5.72%

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Fat Client in the South West

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in the South West

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fat Client in the South West over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fat Client in the South West

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in the South West

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 17 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
Wiltshire +2 8 £601 +87.66%
Somerset -5 2 £167 -
Bristol -14 2 £170 -43.33% 1
Devon -3 1 - -
Fat Client
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 South West region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 14 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) Hortonworks
3 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 8 (57.14%) Cyber Defence
3 8 (57.14%) Creative Thinking
4 7 (50.00%) Hadoop
5 6 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) DHCP
7 2 (14.29%) Electronics
7 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (14.29%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
7 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 2 (14.29%) Marketing
7 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) SAP
7 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 2 (14.29%) Citrix
8 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
8 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (7.14%) HP
8 1 (7.14%) ITIL

Fat Client
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 6 (42.86%) Desktop Specialist
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Specialist
4 3 (21.43%) Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Field Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop Support
6 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 8 (57.14%) Cyber Defence
2 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
1 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) Creative Thinking
1 8 (57.14%) Scrum
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Hortonworks
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) HP