The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank - - 49
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £235 £370
% change year-on-year
-8.51% -36.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.91% -15.27%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
96 118 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 29.09% 36.20% 34.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 46 71
Average daily rate £350 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £642 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 24
Average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.48 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.35% -2.50%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Fat Client also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Fat Client.

1 6 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) MSI
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (66.67%) AppSense
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Content Management
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (16.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (16.67%) Content Management Server
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (16.67%) Remedy
5 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) RAD
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Fat Client also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Fat Client. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (16.67%) Content Management Server
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) ADSL
1 1 (16.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MSI
2 1 (16.67%) Toad
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Content Management
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) OOP
1 1 (16.67%) OO
1 1 (16.67%) RAD
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) AppSense
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle