The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 82 78 91
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.076% 0.25% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 1.24% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£170 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £316 £353
% change year-on-year
-11.46% -10.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £13.50 £15.42
% change year-on-year
+24.07% -12.45%
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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 Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
324 242 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.47% 20.13% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 140 138
Average daily rate £356 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £249 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 32
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.53 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.78 £20.34 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -39.00%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Fat Client
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Site Server
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Site Server
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell