The 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 124 118 107
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 3 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.78% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
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£300 £290 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -42.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £175 £368
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -52.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.75 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-20.63% -13.69%
Fat Client
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
737 770 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.02% 29.79% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 399 202
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 35 44
Average hourly rate £27.83 £24.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.59% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £39.30 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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
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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +12 1 £300 +3.44% 1
Bracknell - - - - 1
Fat Client
South East

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 11 (84.62%) Citrix
2 11 (84.62%) Windows 7
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 10 (76.92%) HP
4 9 (69.23%) EMC
4 9 (69.23%) UNIX
4 9 (69.23%) Nagios
4 9 (69.23%) Red Hat
4 9 (69.23%) NetBackup
4 9 (69.23%) DHCP
4 9 (69.23%) NFS
4 9 (69.23%) DNS
4 9 (69.23%) Linux
4 9 (69.23%) C
4 9 (69.23%) Perl
4 9 (69.23%) VB
4 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (69.23%) Korn
4 9 (69.23%) Bourne shell
4 9 (69.23%) Isilon
5 6 (46.15%) HNC
5 6 (46.15%) MCSE
5 6 (46.15%) CCA
5 6 (46.15%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (30.77%) Altiris
7 3 (23.08%) Incident Management

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) DHCP
1 9 (69.23%) DNS
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Server Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 2 (15.38%) Server Support
4 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Support
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows 7
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (69.23%) Linux
4 9 (69.23%) UNIX
5 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C
1 9 (69.23%) Perl
1 9 (69.23%) VB
1 9 (69.23%) Korn
1 9 (69.23%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) HNC
1 6 (46.15%) MCSE
1 6 (46.15%) CCA
1 6 (46.15%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) NFS
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Nagios
1 9 (69.23%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Citrix
2 10 (76.92%) HP
3 9 (69.23%) EMC
3 9 (69.23%) Red Hat
3 9 (69.23%) Isilon
4 4 (30.77%) Altiris
5 3 (23.08%) Veritas
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) NetIQ
6 1 (7.69%) AppSense
6 1 (7.69%) CA