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 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 69 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -6
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 1 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.19% 1.47% 1.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 4.23% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £295 £370
% change year-on-year
-35.59% -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
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
198 189 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.22% 34.81% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 93 55
Average daily rate £395 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 36 25
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +32.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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 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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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
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Fat Client
East of England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) NetScreen
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (40.00%) CCSE
3 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Infoblox
3 2 (40.00%) Imperva
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) OSPF
1 2 (40.00%) BGP
1 2 (40.00%) NetScreen
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (40.00%) DMVPN
1 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Service Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Security Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Network Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) VB
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CCSE
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (40.00%) Infoblox
2 2 (40.00%) Imperva
2 2 (40.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Wyse