The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.47% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £316 £353
% change year-on-year
-11.46% -10.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £13.50 £15.42
% change year-on-year
+24.07% -12.45%
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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 Tyne and Wear region.

Miscellaneous Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
89 38 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 20.89% 18.72% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 15 15
Average daily rate £350 £250 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -36.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.90 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.50% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £16.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.96 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -39.00%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (80.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) KVM
2 4 (80.00%) RHEV
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) VMware