The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 117 118 103
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 11 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.44% 0.58% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.76% 2.22% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Average daily rate
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£519 £388 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.87% +55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £246 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £404 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £238 £330
% change year-on-year
+63.15% -28.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+364.28% -6.66%
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 of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
624 676 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.71% 26.34% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 330 266
Average daily rate £375 £350 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £197 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 57 55
Average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -47.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.93 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £46.60
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 of England

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Fat Client
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fat Client across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Fat Client Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England 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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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
Hertfordshire +10 1 - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 16 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 4 (25.00%) Business Objects
4 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) MySQL
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) SAP
4 4 (25.00%) Web Services
4 4 (25.00%) UNIX
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Solaris
4 4 (25.00%) JMS
4 4 (25.00%) Ingres
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) JSON
4 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (25.00%) Line Management
4 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (25.00%) WildFly
5 3 (18.75%) hybris
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Management Information System

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (25.00%) WildFly
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.25%) SNMP
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) OSPF
2 1 (6.25%) BGP
2 1 (6.25%) NetScreen
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.25%) DMVPN
2 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) Ingres
2 4 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
6 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
1 4 (25.00%) JMS
1 4 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) UNIX
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Solaris
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (25.00%) Line Management
2 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (6.25%) People Management
5 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.25%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) ARCserve
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
1 4 (25.00%) Business Objects
1 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) KANA
2 3 (18.75%) hybris
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) CommVault
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Wyse
4 1 (6.25%) Intel
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.25%) Infoblox
4 1 (6.25%) Imperva