The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 37 45 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.05% 0.44% 1.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.00% 2.02% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£288 £410 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.87% +41.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £264 £416
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -36.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £15.50 £14.51
% change year-on-year
+37.09% +6.82%
Fat Client
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
80 99 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.94% 22.00% 29.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 54 34
Average daily rate £475 £405 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.28% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £249 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £501 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +238.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client across the Bedfordshire region.

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Luton - 2 £288 -
Bedford - 1 - -
Fat Client
East of England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 8 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) KANA
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
3 3 (37.50%) hybris
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (25.00%) Information Governance
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) VPN

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) IP Telephony
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (25.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Network Design
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
1 1 (12.50%) TickIT
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) KANA
2 3 (37.50%) hybris
3 1 (12.50%) CommVault
3 1 (12.50%) Wyse
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) VMware