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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 147 107 99
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -8
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 4 20 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.84% 1.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 2.82% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 14
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£275 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £295 £370
% change year-on-year
-33.05% -20.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -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 of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
928 710 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.03% 29.77% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 358 347
Average daily rate £340 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 90 88
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.68% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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
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 23 October 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
Essex -22 1 - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Fat Client
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 17 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 14 (82.35%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) Windows 7
4 9 (52.94%) Citrix
4 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
5 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (29.41%) VMware
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (29.41%) DHCP
6 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
6 5 (29.41%) DNS
6 5 (29.41%) SAN
6 5 (29.41%) Terminal Services
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco
7 4 (23.53%) MSI
7 4 (23.53%) SLA
7 4 (23.53%) ITIL
7 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
7 4 (23.53%) AppSense
7 4 (23.53%) Wyse
7 4 (23.53%) SCCM
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (17.65%) vSphere
8 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (17.65%) SCOM
8 3 (17.65%) WSUS
8 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
4 1 (5.88%) Content Management Server
4 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DHCP
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) OSPF
3 2 (11.76%) BGP
3 2 (11.76%) NetScreen
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) BIG-IP
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (11.76%) DMVPN
4 1 (5.88%) ADSL
4 1 (5.88%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (11.76%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MSI
2 1 (5.88%) Toad
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Applications Packager
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows 7
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
1 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
2 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Line Management
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) People Management
4 1 (5.88%) Email Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Test Management
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Content Management
4 1 (5.88%) OOP
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) RAD
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
1 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (11.76%) CCNP
1 2 (11.76%) CCSE
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (29.41%) Terminal Services
3 3 (17.65%) vSphere
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) SCOM
2 3 (17.65%) WSUS
3 2 (11.76%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Citrix
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) AppSense
3 4 (23.53%) Wyse
4 3 (17.65%) CommVault
5 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.76%) Intel
5 2 (11.76%) Cognos
5 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
5 2 (11.76%) Infoblox
5 2 (11.76%) Imperva
5 2 (11.76%) F5
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) Lotus
6 1 (5.88%) Remedy