The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cheshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 71 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.35% 0.40% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.74% 2.26% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £264 £423 £355
% change year-on-year
-37.45% +19.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.09%
Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
172 133 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.33% 17.71% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 57 85
Average daily rate £390 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +5.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £204 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 8
Average hourly rate £31.50 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.87% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Fat Client
North West

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fat Client across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Fat Client Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northwich - - - - 1
Runcorn - - - -
Fat Client
North West

Fat Client
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Local Government
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Migration

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

General
1 2 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix