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 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 111 55
Rank change year-on-year +67 -56  
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 2 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.51% 1.00% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.45% 2.39% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Median daily rate £215 £220 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £269 £330 £275
% change year-on-year -18.48% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +14.75% -27.38%  

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 138 586 196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 35.03% 41.74% 31.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 384 99
Median daily rate £355 £310 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.51% -8.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £217 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 48 16
Median hourly rate £19.63 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.91% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £16.15 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £28.50 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fat Client in Tyne and Wear

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +67 2 £215 -2.27%
Fat Client
North East

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

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (50.00%) ThinPrint
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS

Fat Client
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ThinPrint
2 1 (50.00%) VMware