The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 31 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 Merseyside 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 28 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.46% - 0.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.38% - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£130 - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £306 £363
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -15.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £11.26 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+50.97% -4.89%
Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42 40 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.27% 17.02% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 18
Average daily rate £425 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 23
Average hourly rate £20.63 £11.50 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.34% -34.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £11.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
Fat Client
North West

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 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
Liverpool - 1 £130 -
Fat Client
North West

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WLAN
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (50.00%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP