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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 12 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 2.56% - 4.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.67% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £168
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £293 £381
% change year-on-year
+32.47% -23.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -6.66%
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
6 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 15.38% 41.46% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Average daily rate £263 £250 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +49.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.50 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.06% -20.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) TickIT
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) TickIT
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint