The first 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 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 Essex 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 50 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 3 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.62% 2.15% 1.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.56% 8.70% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate
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£369 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% +3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £306 £361
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -15.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £11.26 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+50.97% -4.89%
Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
117 115 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.22% 24.73% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 45 53
Average daily rate £388 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £208 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 32
Average hourly rate £25.75 £22.66 £27.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.62 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
Fat Client
East of England

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 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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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 -8 2 £388 -6.06%
Fat Client
East of England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 9 (81.82%) Citrix
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco
3 7 (63.64%) CCNP
3 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
3 7 (63.64%) OSPF
3 7 (63.64%) BGP
3 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (54.55%) Linux
5 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
5 5 (45.45%) DHCP
5 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 5 (45.45%) NetScreen
5 5 (45.45%) Infoblox
5 5 (45.45%) Imperva
5 5 (45.45%) F5
5 5 (45.45%) DMVPN
5 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (45.45%) Network Security
5 5 (45.45%) Blue Coat
5 5 (45.45%) CCSE
5 5 (45.45%) BIG-IP
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) OSPF
1 7 (63.64%) BGP
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (45.45%) DHCP
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) NetScreen
2 5 (45.45%) DMVPN
2 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security
2 5 (45.45%) BIG-IP
3 2 (18.18%) VoIP
3 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Specialist
2 5 (45.45%) Network Security Specialist
2 5 (45.45%) Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Support
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (63.64%) CCNP
2 5 (45.45%) CCSE
3 2 (18.18%) CCIE
3 2 (18.18%) CCVP
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Infoblox
3 5 (45.45%) Imperva
3 5 (45.45%) F5
3 5 (45.45%) Blue Coat
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) Wyse
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Dell