The 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 59 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.34% 0.53% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.69% 2.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £308 £355
% change year-on-year
-8.94% -13.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +14.02%
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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 North East region.

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
118 70 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 19.77% 18.62% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 24 18
Average daily rate £332 £275 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.59% -30.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 7
Average hourly rate £18.75 £29.63 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.70% +37.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.42 £16.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 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 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 5 (83.33%) Middleware
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware ESX
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) AIX
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (83.33%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (66.67%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) DHCP
1 5 (83.33%) VPN
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Middleware
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 5 (83.33%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) AIX
1 5 (83.33%) Solaris
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) HPUX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware ESX
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) KVM
2 4 (66.67%) RHEV
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) HP