The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.56% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.09% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £264 £423 £355
% change year-on-year
-37.45% +19.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.09%
Miscellaneous Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
97 36 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 18.06% 17.31% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 10 30
Average daily rate £275 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £450 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.90 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.05% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Fat Client
North East

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 18 April 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 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Xen
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) BCP
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) CCA
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) HPUX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
1 2 (66.67%) BCP
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCA
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Xen
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) KVM
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat