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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 24 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.36% - 1.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.44% - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£294 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £264 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -25.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £14.02
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +17.68%
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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
45 47 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 30.61% 25.54% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 17
Average daily rate £475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £293 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £539 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £42.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%

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 2 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) Local Government
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) WAN

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) TickIT
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Wyse
3 1 (33.33%) VMware