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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £388 £263
% change year-on-year
-17.74% +47.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £14.75 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+45.76% -
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
9 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 31.03% 25.71% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Average daily rate £450 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £230 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 18 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
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%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco VoIP Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Senior VoIP Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware