The 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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 140 111 120
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +9
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 2 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.068% 0.55% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 1.96% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 3
Average daily rate
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- £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -23.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £14.02
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +17.68%
Fat Client
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
838 662 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.51% 28.03% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 423 298
Average daily rate £365 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £215 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 21 38
Average hourly rate £13.94 £13.71 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.65% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £9.00 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.10 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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 30 June 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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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
South Yorkshire -14 1 - -
West Yorkshire -20 1 - - 3
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 12 (75.00%) Linux
3 11 (68.75%) E-Commerce
3 11 (68.75%) CheckPoint
3 11 (68.75%) OSPF
3 11 (68.75%) BGP
3 11 (68.75%) NetScreen
3 11 (68.75%) DHCP
3 11 (68.75%) DNS
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco
3 11 (68.75%) CCNP
3 11 (68.75%) Citrix
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 11 (68.75%) Blue Coat
3 11 (68.75%) CCSE
3 11 (68.75%) BIG-IP
3 11 (68.75%) Network Security
3 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (68.75%) Infoblox
3 11 (68.75%) Imperva
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco IOS
3 11 (68.75%) F5
3 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 11 (68.75%) DMVPN
4 9 (56.25%) C
5 8 (50.00%) HP

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) DHCP
1 11 (68.75%) DNS
1 11 (68.75%) OSPF
1 11 (68.75%) BGP
1 11 (68.75%) NetScreen
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
1 11 (68.75%) BIG-IP
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco IOS
1 11 (68.75%) Network Security
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (68.75%) DMVPN
1 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Security Specialist
1 11 (68.75%) Network Specialist
1 11 (68.75%) Network Security Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Build Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) XML
1 3 (18.75%) XSD
1 3 (18.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) E-Commerce
2 8 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (18.75%) Coaching
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Line Management
4 3 (18.75%) Matrix Management
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) ITSM
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) CCNP
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (68.75%) CCSE
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Citrix
1 11 (68.75%) CheckPoint
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
1 11 (68.75%) Blue Coat
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
1 11 (68.75%) Infoblox
1 11 (68.75%) Imperva
1 11 (68.75%) F5
2 8 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Google