The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.79% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £280 £301
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £17.00 £14.02
% change year-on-year
-6.70% +21.25%
Fat Client
Bedfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16 33 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 28.57% 44.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 4
Average daily rate £330 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) TickIT
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) TickIT
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) VMware