The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Luton 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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.27% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.81% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£588 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £175 £368
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -52.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.75 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-20.63% -13.69%
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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 Luton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 21.02% 6.49% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 2 14
Average daily rate £475 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.22% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £370 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £7.00 £43.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -83.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 7 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) Wyse
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) SLA
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) CommVault
3 3 (42.86%) Terminal Services
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) WSUS
3 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) SCOM
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (14.29%) hybris
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) Terminal Services
1 3 (42.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) WSUS
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
1 3 (42.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) CommVault
1 3 (42.86%) Wyse
2 1 (14.29%) KANA
2 1 (14.29%) hybris