The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 132 123 108
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 18 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.26% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.71% 0.88% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 6
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£225 £211 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -21.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £162 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £232 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £11.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +43.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £14.02
% change year-on-year
-3.87% +17.68%
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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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1050 907 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.16% 29.86% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 478 367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 54 47
Average hourly rate £16.56 £15.25 £16.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% -9.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Fat Client
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fat Client across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Fat Client Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester - 9 £225 -
Merseyside -9 5 £130 -
Lancashire +4 2 £363 +71.74% 4
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Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 32 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 25 (78.13%) Windows 7
3 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 16 (50.00%) Citrix
4 16 (50.00%) Migration
5 13 (40.63%) VMware
5 13 (40.63%) Wyse
5 13 (40.63%) SCCM
6 11 (34.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (34.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (34.38%) MS Office
7 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (31.25%) AppSense
7 10 (31.25%) BitLocker
8 9 (28.13%) QA
8 9 (28.13%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (25.00%) Terminal Services
9 8 (25.00%) ITIL
9 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 7 (21.88%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (21.88%) Finance
10 7 (21.88%) LAN
10 7 (21.88%) WAN
10 7 (21.88%) DHCP
10 7 (21.88%) DNS
10 7 (21.88%) MCP
10 7 (21.88%) ITIL Certification

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) WorkSite
1 1 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Office
2 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) LAN
1 7 (21.88%) WAN
1 7 (21.88%) DHCP
1 7 (21.88%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MSI
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Administrator
2 7 (21.88%) Desktop Administrator
3 6 (18.75%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Build Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Rollout Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) PC Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.13%) Trainer
7 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 32 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.25%) Life Science
2 2 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.13%) DTV
3 1 (3.13%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.13%) SCADA
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
1 25 (78.13%) Windows 7
2 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Migration
2 11 (34.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (9.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Logistics
6 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Practice Management
6 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.13%) Application Discovery
6 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (28.13%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (21.88%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (21.88%) MCP
4 2 (6.25%) MCSE
4 2 (6.25%) CCEE
4 2 (6.25%) CCIA
5 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (28.13%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (31.25%) BitLocker
4 8 (25.00%) Terminal Services
5 7 (21.88%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (6.25%) XenApp
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 16 (50.00%) Citrix
3 13 (40.63%) Wyse
3 13 (40.63%) VMware
4 10 (31.25%) AppSense
5 5 (15.63%) HP
6 2 (6.25%) Veeam
7 1 (3.13%) SAP
7 1 (3.13%) Interwoven
7 1 (3.13%) Nokia
7 1 (3.13%) Mitel
7 1 (3.13%) Polycom
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