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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fat Client
South West / Bristol
Rank 57 69 69
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.31% 0.51% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.39% 1.53% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Median daily rate £314 £235 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.51% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £21.50 £9.88
% change year-on-year
-43.86% +117.72%

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
228 262 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 29.80% 33.29% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 209 127
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £220 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 2
Median hourly rate £18.50 £31.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.32% +30.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £17.50 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £37.50 £32.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

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 24 January 2017, 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
3 16 (88.89%) SCCM
3 16 (88.89%) Windows 7
4 15 (83.33%) AppSense
5 14 (77.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (77.78%) XenApp
5 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
5 14 (77.78%) VMware
6 13 (72.22%) Wyse
6 13 (72.22%) XenDesktop
6 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (66.67%) Incident Management
7 12 (66.67%) MS Office
8 11 (61.11%) VMware ESX
9 10 (55.56%) Finance
9 10 (55.56%) Citrix
10 9 (50.00%) DNS
10 9 (50.00%) Skype for Business
10 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
10 9 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
11 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (38.89%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (38.89%) Dell
12 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (38.89%) Symantec
12 7 (38.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 7 (38.89%) BitLocker
13 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills

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 9 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) VPN
3 4 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (5.56%) Extranet
5 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Citrix Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Packager
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 7 (38.89%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) Windows 7
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 5 (27.78%) Application Virtualisation
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Management
3 4 (22.22%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) MCP
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft App-V
1 14 (77.78%) XenApp
2 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (72.22%) XenDesktop
3 11 (61.11%) VMware ESX
4 9 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (38.89%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 16 (88.89%) SCCM
2 7 (38.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (5.56%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 15 (83.33%) AppSense
3 14 (77.78%) VMware
4 13 (72.22%) Wyse
5 10 (55.56%) Citrix
6 7 (38.89%) Dell
6 7 (38.89%) Symantec
7 5 (27.78%) CA
7 5 (27.78%) Cisco
7 5 (27.78%) Polycom
8 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
9 3 (16.67%) Xerox
10 1 (5.56%) Varonis
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