The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 18 April 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 North East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 60 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.61% - 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.13% - 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £264 £423 £355
% change year-on-year
-37.45% +19.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.09%
Miscellaneous Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
128 52 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 19.57% 17.16% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 17 46
Average daily rate £274 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £650 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £13.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +38.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £28.76 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Xen
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) CCA
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) BCP
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) HPUX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) BCP
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCA
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) Xen
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) KVM
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle