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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 30 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.08% - 1.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.75% - 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £120 - £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £321 £215
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +49.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.05 £21.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-29.98% +48.27%
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
80 113 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 28.78% 38.44% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 66 74
Median daily rate £390 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 8
Median hourly rate £11.32 £37.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.81% +114.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £39.75 £45.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +16.41%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Fat Client as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 3 £120 -
Fat Client
East of England

Fat Client
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Project Office Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Public Sector Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix