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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 86 94 86
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.51% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.89% 0.79% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
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- £335 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £308 £363
% change year-on-year
-19.34% -15.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -25.00%
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
424 379 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.82% 23.00% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 180 137
Average daily rate £350 £325 £302
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £7.98 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £55.21 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 September 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +9 7 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
5 7 (46.67%) XenApp
5 7 (46.67%) XenDesktop
5 7 (46.67%) Citrix
6 6 (40.00%) MS Office
6 6 (40.00%) ITIL
6 6 (40.00%) LAN
6 6 (40.00%) Wireless
6 6 (40.00%) Migration
7 5 (33.33%) WAN
8 4 (26.67%) ERP
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (26.67%) JD Edwards
8 4 (26.67%) Smartphone
8 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
8 4 (26.67%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
9 3 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (20.00%) UNIX
9 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 2 (13.33%) SQL
10 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
10 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
10 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
10 2 (13.33%) DNS
10 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Site Server
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) LAN
1 6 (40.00%) Wireless
2 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
5 1 (6.67%) PABX
5 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.67%) VLAN
5 1 (6.67%) SAN
5 1 (6.67%) WLAN
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Back Office
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Technical Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Senior Technical Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Desktop Technician
2 3 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (26.67%) Smartphone
3 2 (13.33%) iSeries
3 2 (13.33%) AS400
3 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) AIX
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) ERP
2 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) XenApp
1 7 (46.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) JD Edwards
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
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