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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank - 29 53
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 1.45% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 5.49% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £211
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +42.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.86 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.86 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.88% +2.32%
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
99 91 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 28.78% 26.38% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 54 76
Median daily rate £438 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.52% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £230 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 4
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +48.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) XenServer
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) NHS

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 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Office Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Public Sector Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft