The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 49 59 45
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 8 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.56% 0.94% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.88% 3.50% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
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£450 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £264 £416
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -36.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+171.18% -1.66%
Fat Client
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
136 200 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.56% 26.92% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 112 58
Average daily rate £375 £368 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +19.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £140 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £556 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 14
Average hourly rate £33.83 £26.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.09% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.30 £26.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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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
Colchester +6 3 £425 +6.25%
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Fat Client
East of England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 8 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (62.50%) MySQL
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) Business Objects
3 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
3 5 (62.50%) SAP
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) JMS
3 5 (62.50%) Ingres
3 5 (62.50%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (62.50%) Solaris
3 5 (62.50%) JSON
3 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (62.50%) MongoDB
3 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (62.50%) Line Management
3 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
3 5 (62.50%) WildFly
4 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
1 5 (62.50%) WildFly
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
2 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (12.50%) DMVPN
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) SNMP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) Ingres
1 5 (62.50%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (62.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Packager
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) JMS
1 5 (62.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Line Management
1 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CCSE
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (12.50%) XenApp
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) Business Objects
1 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Infoblox
3 1 (12.50%) Imperva
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint