The 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 90 92 85
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.24% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 1.04% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£295 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 - £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £213 £355
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -40.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £160.00 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.50% +1053.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-21.87% -12.32%
Fat Client
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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 East Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
404 384 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.60% 24.09% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 202 142
Average daily rate £350 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £115 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 44 48
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.11 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -7.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £34.40 £37.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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
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 19 December 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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Derbyshire - 1 £275 -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Fat Client
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Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (33.33%) XenApp
5 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 4 (33.33%) Smartphone
5 4 (33.33%) Wireless
5 4 (33.33%) Migration
5 4 (33.33%) MS Office
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) ERP
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (25.00%) JD Edwards
6 3 (25.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (16.67%) iSeries
7 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (16.67%) Back Office
7 2 (16.67%) AS400
7 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
7 2 (16.67%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Wireless
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Desktop Technician
2 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 2 (16.67%) iSeries
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (16.67%) AS400
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) ERP
3 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) XenApp
1 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (8.33%) VMware