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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 64 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.39% 0.52% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 1.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£495 £271 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.48% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £264 £416
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -36.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £15.50 £14.51
% change year-on-year
+37.09% +6.82%
Fat Client
England

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
275 153 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 35.30% 26.33% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 90 24
Average daily rate £373 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.03% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear -9 3 £495 +82.48%
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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%) Thin Client
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) AppSense
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) HPUX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) AppSense
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat