The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East of England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 131 108 91
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -17
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 12 17 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.71% 1.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.79% 3.05% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 16
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£350 £400 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £294 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £413 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £306 £361
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -15.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £11.26 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+50.97% -4.89%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
670 558 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.13% 23.46% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 251 293
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 77 93
Average hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.75 £14.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
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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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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
Cambridgeshire - 6 £343 -
Essex -8 3 £369 -10.60%
Bedfordshire -27 1 £410 +19.70%
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Norfolk - - - -
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Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 22 (81.48%) Citrix
3 19 (70.37%) Windows
4 14 (51.85%) VMware
5 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
6 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 9 (33.33%) DHCP
6 9 (33.33%) DNS
7 8 (29.63%) Linux
7 8 (29.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (25.93%) Firewall
8 7 (25.93%) BGP
8 7 (25.93%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (25.93%) Cisco
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (25.93%) CCNP
8 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
8 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (25.93%) OSPF
8 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 6 (22.22%) LAN
9 6 (22.22%) WAN
9 6 (22.22%) ITIL
10 5 (18.52%) IBM Notes
10 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
10 5 (18.52%) Lotus

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) IBM Notes
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.70%) Content Management Server
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) DHCP
1 9 (33.33%) DNS
2 7 (25.93%) Firewall
2 7 (25.93%) BGP
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (25.93%) OSPF
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (22.22%) LAN
3 6 (22.22%) WAN
4 5 (18.52%) BIG-IP
4 5 (18.52%) NetScreen
4 5 (18.52%) Network Security
4 5 (18.52%) DMVPN
4 5 (18.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (18.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (14.81%) SAN
6 2 (7.41%) Unified Communications
6 2 (7.41%) NAS
6 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (7.41%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MSI
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Toad
General
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Network Specialist
2 5 (18.52%) Network Security Specialist
2 5 (18.52%) Security Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Test Leader
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Packager
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (7.41%) Wintel Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Design Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Server Support
5 2 (7.41%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
1 1 (3.70%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (14.81%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
3 8 (29.63%) Linux
4 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) UNIX
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
2 5 (18.52%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (14.81%) Test Management
3 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Software Deployment
4 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
5 2 (7.41%) Email Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.70%) RAD
6 1 (3.70%) OOP
6 1 (3.70%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) Content Management
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.41%) VB
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (25.93%) CCNP
2 5 (18.52%) CCSE
3 4 (14.81%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (14.81%) ISEB
4 3 (11.11%) MCSE
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) CCVP
5 2 (7.41%) CCIE
5 2 (7.41%) MCSA
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 5 (18.52%) XenApp
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (7.41%) ARCserve
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Citrix
2 14 (51.85%) VMware
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco
3 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
4 5 (18.52%) Lotus
4 5 (18.52%) Blue Coat
4 5 (18.52%) Infoblox
4 5 (18.52%) Imperva
4 5 (18.52%) F5
5 4 (14.81%) AppSense
5 4 (14.81%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) Dell
5 4 (14.81%) IBM
6 3 (11.11%) Mercator
7 2 (7.41%) Juniper
7 2 (7.41%) Intel
7 2 (7.41%) Cognos
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle
8 1 (3.70%) Red Hat