The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 47 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.24% 1.10% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 4.05% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£315 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £213 £355
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -40.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-21.87% -12.32%
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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 Northamptonshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
111 74 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 26.49% 27.11% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 42 21
Average daily rate £400 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £175 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 8
Average hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.79 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £21.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Fat Client
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware