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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 113 117 118
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 16 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.61% 0.044% 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.37% 0.16% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 1
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£394 £120 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+228.12% -56.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £175 £368
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -52.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.75 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-20.63% -13.69%
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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 Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
675 614 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 25.79% 26.73% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 376 298
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 52
Average hourly rate £13.38 £13.65 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fat Client across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Fat Client Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 11 £401 -
West Yorkshire -12 3 £275 +129.16%
South Yorkshire - 2 £253 -
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 13 (76.47%) DHCP
2 13 (76.47%) DNS
2 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (70.59%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (70.59%) Infoblox
3 12 (70.59%) Imperva
3 12 (70.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 12 (70.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 12 (70.59%) F5
3 12 (70.59%) DMVPN
3 12 (70.59%) Network Security
3 12 (70.59%) Blue Coat
3 12 (70.59%) CCSE
3 12 (70.59%) BIG-IP
3 12 (70.59%) Cisco IOS
3 12 (70.59%) Cisco
3 12 (70.59%) Linux
3 12 (70.59%) E-Commerce
3 12 (70.59%) Citrix
3 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (70.59%) CCNP
3 12 (70.59%) CheckPoint
3 12 (70.59%) OSPF
3 12 (70.59%) BGP
3 12 (70.59%) NetScreen
4 7 (41.18%) HP
4 7 (41.18%) C

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) DHCP
1 13 (76.47%) DNS
1 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 12 (70.59%) DMVPN
2 12 (70.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 12 (70.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 12 (70.59%) BIG-IP
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco IOS
2 12 (70.59%) Network Security
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (70.59%) OSPF
2 12 (70.59%) BGP
2 12 (70.59%) NetScreen
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) NAS
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Security Specialist
1 12 (70.59%) Network Specialist
1 12 (70.59%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (5.88%) Architect
2 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
2 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) E-Commerce
2 7 (41.18%) Load Balancing
3 5 (29.41%) Line Management
3 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) CCNP
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (70.59%) CCSE
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) Blue Coat
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco
2 12 (70.59%) Citrix
2 12 (70.59%) CheckPoint
2 12 (70.59%) Infoblox
2 12 (70.59%) Imperva
2 12 (70.59%) F5
3 7 (41.18%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) WatchGuard
4 1 (5.88%) Veeam
4 1 (5.88%) Symantec