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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 120 122 120
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 4 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.16% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.86% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 9
Average daily rate £196 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.61% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £325 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £521 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £264 £416 £355
% change year-on-year
-36.51% +17.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.09%
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
564 467 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.92% 18.57% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 171 267
Average daily rate £370 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 26
Average hourly rate £16.36 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.51% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.73 £13.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
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
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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +1 2 - -
Reading -4 2 £196 -39.61% 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Fat Client
South East

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Veritas
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) Replication
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (20.00%) High Availability
6 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Altiris
6 2 (20.00%) Time Management
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Live Communications Server
6 2 (20.00%) Clustering
6 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
6 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) Live Communications Server
2 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Author
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Author
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Support
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (30.00%) Replication
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) CCA
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) Veritas
3 2 (20.00%) Altiris
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) AppSense
4 1 (10.00%) Becrypt