The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fat Client
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank - 60 46
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - 0.86% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.47% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £240 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -51.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £313 £388
% change year-on-year +4.32% -19.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £16.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -25.72% -50.00%  

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 200 243 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 34.72% 34.81% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 181 58
Median daily rate £400 £400 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Median hourly rate £11.33 £15.79 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.22% +43.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £11.61 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.67 £19.96 £26.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

Fat Client
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Fat Client
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Fat Client in Tyne and Wear

Fat Client
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in Tyne and Wear

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 11 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) DHCP
2 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) Citrix
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) SCCM
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) Software Delivery
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (54.55%) 3G
4 6 (54.55%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (45.45%) XenApp
5 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) SAP
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (27.27%) AppSense
6 3 (27.27%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
6 3 (27.27%) Local Government
6 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (27.27%) Information Governance

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) DHCP
1 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 6 (54.55%) 3G
2 6 (54.55%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (27.27%) SMS
General
1 3 (27.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Architect
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Enterprise Architect
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Strategy Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) Information Governance
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
2 3 (27.27%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) AppSense
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) ThinPrint