The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Berkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 115 124 136
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 11 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 0.20% 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.06% 0.93% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
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£215 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 - £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 - £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £300 £358
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.02 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+17.68% +18.41%
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
534 535 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.26% 21.87% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 219 249
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 27
Average hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -33.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £9.39 £14.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Fat Client
South East

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Fat Client
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fat Client across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Fat Client Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
Reading - 3 £290 - 1
Bracknell +7 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Fat Client
South East

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 14 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 13 (92.86%) Citrix
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
4 9 (64.29%) Finance
5 8 (57.14%) ITIL
6 6 (42.86%) IBM Notes
6 6 (42.86%) Client/Server
6 6 (42.86%) LAN
6 6 (42.86%) WAN
6 6 (42.86%) Lotus
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
9 3 (21.43%) HP
9 3 (21.43%) MS Office
9 3 (21.43%) AppSense
9 3 (21.43%) XenApp
9 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
10 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (14.29%) SCCM
10 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
10 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (14.29%) Service Management
10 2 (14.29%) Altiris
10 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
10 2 (14.29%) SLA
10 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 6 (42.86%) IBM Notes
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) LAN
1 6 (42.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Release Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 6 (42.86%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) XenApp
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (7.14%) Netcool
2 1 (7.14%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (7.14%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) Lotus
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) AppSense
5 2 (14.29%) Altiris
5 2 (14.29%) NetIQ
5 2 (14.29%) CA
6 1 (7.14%) Becrypt