The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 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 Hertfordshire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank - - 67
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £300 £358
% change year-on-year
-6.74% -16.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.02 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+17.68% +18.41%
Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
144 163 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.46% 26.63% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 74 90
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £230 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £499 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 17
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £13.38 £11.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £43.75 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Fat Client
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Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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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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
Watford - - - -
Fat Client
East of England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Lotus
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) VMware