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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 128 111 132
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +21
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 16 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 0.31% 0.096%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.41% 1.59% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 0
Average daily rate £400 £259 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £264 £423 £355
% change year-on-year
-37.45% +19.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £15.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.09%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
665 439 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.09% 19.49% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 219 301
Average daily rate £350 £354 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 49 69
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.45 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Fat Client
England

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 7 £400 - 2
Cambridgeshire -10 4 - -
Bedfordshire -16 3 £368 +153.44%
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Fat Client
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 18 (78.26%) Citrix
3 13 (56.52%) Windows
3 13 (56.52%) VMware
4 11 (47.83%) DHCP
4 11 (47.83%) DNS
5 10 (43.48%) Linux
5 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (34.78%) XenApp
6 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
7 7 (30.43%) LAN
7 7 (30.43%) WAN
7 7 (30.43%) IBM
7 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
7 7 (30.43%) HP
7 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (30.43%) Clustering
8 6 (26.09%) Firewall
8 6 (26.09%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
8 6 (26.09%) Lotus
8 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (26.09%) OSPF
8 6 (26.09%) BGP
8 6 (26.09%) Cisco
8 6 (26.09%) CCNP
8 6 (26.09%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) IBM Notes
3 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.35%) Lync
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) DHCP
1 11 (47.83%) DNS
2 7 (30.43%) LAN
2 7 (30.43%) WAN
3 6 (26.09%) Firewall
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (26.09%) OSPF
3 6 (26.09%) BGP
4 4 (17.39%) NetScreen
4 4 (17.39%) Network Security
4 4 (17.39%) BIG-IP
4 4 (17.39%) DMVPN
4 4 (17.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (17.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (13.04%) NAS
5 3 (13.04%) SAN
6 2 (8.70%) VoIP
6 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) Ingres
1 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Network Specialist
2 4 (17.39%) Network Security Specialist
2 4 (17.39%) Security Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Test Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Design Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Wintel Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Server Support
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
1 2 (8.70%) JMS
1 2 (8.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 7 (30.43%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Linux
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (21.74%) UNIX
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.70%) Solaris
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
2 4 (17.39%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) Software Deployment
3 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
3 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Test Management
3 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
3 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Email Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) Content Management
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
1 3 (13.04%) VB
2 2 (8.70%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (26.09%) CCNP
1 6 (26.09%) MCSE
2 4 (17.39%) CCSE
3 3 (13.04%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (13.04%) ISEB
3 3 (13.04%) MCSA
4 2 (8.70%) CCIE
4 2 (8.70%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (34.78%) XenApp
3 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
4 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
4 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Citrix
2 13 (56.52%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) IBM
3 7 (30.43%) HP
4 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
4 6 (26.09%) Lotus
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) Mercator
5 4 (17.39%) Dell
5 4 (17.39%) F5
5 4 (17.39%) Infoblox
5 4 (17.39%) Imperva
5 4 (17.39%) Blue Coat
6 3 (13.04%) NetApp
6 3 (13.04%) McAfee
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle
7 2 (8.70%) Business Objects
7 2 (8.70%) SAP
7 2 (8.70%) Juniper