The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Yorkshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 107 108 127
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.26% 0.24% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 1.07% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate
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£401 £348 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% +6.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £308 £363
% change year-on-year
-8.94% -15.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £11.26 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+50.97% -4.89%
Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
540 466 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.25% 22.24% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 240 236
Average daily rate £338 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £211 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.58 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £38.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
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Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
North Yorkshire +3 6 £401 +3.35%
South Yorkshire - - - -
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 27 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 23 (85.19%) VMware
2 23 (85.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (74.07%) Firewall
3 20 (74.07%) Citrix
3 20 (74.07%) DHCP
3 20 (74.07%) DNS
3 20 (74.07%) Linux
4 19 (70.37%) E-Commerce
4 19 (70.37%) Cisco
4 19 (70.37%) CCNP
4 19 (70.37%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (70.37%) NetScreen
4 19 (70.37%) CheckPoint
4 19 (70.37%) OSPF
4 19 (70.37%) BGP
4 19 (70.37%) Blue Coat
4 19 (70.37%) CCSE
4 19 (70.37%) BIG-IP
4 19 (70.37%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (70.37%) Infoblox
4 19 (70.37%) Imperva
4 19 (70.37%) Cisco IOS
4 19 (70.37%) Network Security
4 19 (70.37%) F5
4 19 (70.37%) DMVPN
4 19 (70.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 19 (70.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 12 (44.44%) HP
5 12 (44.44%) C

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) Firewall
1 20 (74.07%) DHCP
1 20 (74.07%) DNS
2 19 (70.37%) NetScreen
2 19 (70.37%) OSPF
2 19 (70.37%) BGP
2 19 (70.37%) BIG-IP
2 19 (70.37%) Cisco ASA
2 19 (70.37%) Cisco IOS
2 19 (70.37%) Network Security
2 19 (70.37%) DMVPN
2 19 (70.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 19 (70.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (11.11%) SAN
3 3 (11.11%) LAN
3 3 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Cognos Impromptu
2 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Security Specialist
1 19 (70.37%) Network Specialist
1 19 (70.37%) Network Security Specialist
2 2 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (7.41%) Analyst
3 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) AIX
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) E-Commerce
2 11 (40.74%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.70%) Service Management
4 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.70%) Data Management
4 1 (3.70%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) C
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) CCNP
1 19 (70.37%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (70.37%) CCSE
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 23 (85.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) ARCserve
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) VMware
2 20 (74.07%) Citrix
3 19 (70.37%) Cisco
3 19 (70.37%) CheckPoint
3 19 (70.37%) Blue Coat
3 19 (70.37%) Infoblox
3 19 (70.37%) Imperva
3 19 (70.37%) F5
4 12 (44.44%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.41%) Intel
5 2 (7.41%) Cognos
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
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