The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 East Midlands 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 86 86 80
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.56% 0.077% 0.071%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.66% 0.43% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £200 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £264 £423 £355
% change year-on-year
-37.45% +19.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.09%
Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
338 234 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.95% 18.13% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 117 121
Average daily rate £288 £301 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.32% -19.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 17 32
Average hourly rate £13.86 £19.39 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.54% -44.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £11.50 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.05 £27.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Fat Client
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands 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
Leicestershire - 3 £225 - 3
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 15 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 9 (60.00%) MS Office
4 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) Citrix
6 6 (40.00%) Migration
7 5 (33.33%) VLAN
8 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
8 4 (26.67%) Wireless
8 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
9 3 (20.00%) LAN
9 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 3 (20.00%) DNS
9 3 (20.00%) DHCP
10 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
10 2 (13.33%) XenApp
10 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
10 2 (13.33%) Office 365
10 2 (13.33%) FTP
10 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
10 2 (13.33%) WAN
10 2 (13.33%) VMware
10 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (6.67%) ARCserve
11 1 (6.67%) Project Management
11 1 (6.67%) Chip and PIN

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (6.67%) Site Server
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) VLAN
2 4 (26.67%) Wireless
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) FTP
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.67%) WLAN
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (6.67%) PABX
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Rollout Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.67%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
2 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) ARCserve
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Google
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