The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 15 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 Bristol 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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 71 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.15% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.82% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £425 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-37.64% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
142 122 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.07% 18.60% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 82 87
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £490 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 21
Average hourly rate £11.55 £27.11 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.39% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £12.42 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.91 £73.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.70 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.90% -9.20%
Fat Client
South West

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix