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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 84 97 82
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.34% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.64% 0.57% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £308 £358
% change year-on-year
-10.56% -13.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £13.50 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+20.37% +14.02%
Fat Client
England

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
304 351 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.62% 21.94% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 174 91
Average daily rate £330 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -47.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £8.62 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £53.95 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 20 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +7 5 £450 +350.00%
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (58.33%) MS Office
5 6 (50.00%) Citrix
5 6 (50.00%) XenApp
5 6 (50.00%) XenDesktop
6 5 (41.67%) Wireless
6 5 (41.67%) Migration
6 5 (41.67%) LAN
7 4 (33.33%) WAN
8 3 (25.00%) VLAN
8 3 (25.00%) Smartphone
8 3 (25.00%) Office 365
9 2 (16.67%) Lync
9 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
9 2 (16.67%) JD Edwards
9 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
9 2 (16.67%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 2 (16.67%) ITIL
9 2 (16.67%) Oracle
9 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 2 (16.67%) ERP
9 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (16.67%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (16.67%) Lync
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Site Server
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Wireless
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) WLAN
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) FTP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (8.33%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Desktop Technician
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Rollout Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (25.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) AIX
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) XenApp
1 6 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) JD Edwards
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Google