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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 47 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 8 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.74% 1.29% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.30% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £293 £381
% change year-on-year
+32.47% -23.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -6.66%
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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
127 189 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 27.61% 27.08% 26.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 104 55
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £140 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £484 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 18
Average hourly rate £32.38 £26.00 £27.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.51% -7.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £10.93 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) UNIX
3 5 (55.56%) MySQL
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) Business Objects
3 5 (55.56%) WebLogic
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) SAP
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) JMS
3 5 (55.56%) Ingres
3 5 (55.56%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (55.56%) Solaris
3 5 (55.56%) JSON
3 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
3 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 5 (55.56%) Line Management
3 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
3 5 (55.56%) WildFly
4 4 (44.44%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) SLA
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (55.56%) WebLogic
1 5 (55.56%) WildFly
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) OSPF
2 1 (11.11%) BGP
2 1 (11.11%) NetScreen
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 1 (11.11%) SNMP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (11.11%) DMVPN
2 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
2 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) Ingres
1 5 (55.56%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Packager
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
1 5 (55.56%) JMS
1 5 (55.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Solaris
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Line Management
1 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (11.11%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Terminal Server
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) Business Objects
1 5 (55.56%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) F5
3 1 (11.11%) Infoblox
3 1 (11.11%) Imperva
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat