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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 90 88 79
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 3 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.54% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 2.41% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
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£250 £188 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £138 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £238 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £238 £330
% change year-on-year
+63.15% -28.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+364.28% -6.66%
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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
395 332 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.24% 22.55% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 156 129
Average daily rate £350 £300 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £110 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 38
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £11.30 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £35.00 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 27 February 2015. 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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Last Year
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% Change
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Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) Wireless
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) LAN
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) MS Office
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) XenApp
5 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Smartphone
6 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) iSeries
6 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) Back Office
6 2 (18.18%) AS400
7 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (9.09%) MVC
7 1 (9.09%) Finance
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (27.27%) Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (18.18%) Back Office
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Support Technician
1 2 (18.18%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (27.27%) Smartphone
3 2 (18.18%) iSeries
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (18.18%) AS400
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) XenApp
1 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle