The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 66 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.71% 0.34% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.59% 1.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Median daily rate £316 £280 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £280 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.17% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.38 £21.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-37.05% +37.09%
Fat Client
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
232 197 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.39% 22.57% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 150 93
Median daily rate £370 £368 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £459 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +8.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Fat Client as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 14 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 11 (78.57%) Skype for Business
2 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (78.57%) AppSense
2 11 (78.57%) SCCM
2 11 (78.57%) XenApp
2 11 (78.57%) XenDesktop
2 11 (78.57%) Wyse
2 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) VMware ESX
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) MS Office
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (42.86%) VPN
5 6 (42.86%) DNS
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco
6 5 (35.71%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
7 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (78.57%) Skype for Business
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
1 6 (42.86%) VPN
2 4 (28.57%) DHCP
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) Skype
4 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Office 365 Expert
5 2 (14.29%) Subject Matter Expert
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Packager
6 1 (7.14%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Application Virtualisation
2 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
1 4 (28.57%) VBScript
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) VMware ESX
1 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (78.57%) XenApp
1 11 (78.57%) XenDesktop
2 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (14.29%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) AppSense
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
1 11 (78.57%) Wyse
2 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) CA
3 4 (28.57%) Dell
3 4 (28.57%) Intel Security
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Polycom
4 2 (14.29%) Symantec