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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.67% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.94% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £285 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £296 £212
% change year-on-year
+9.70% +39.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.38 £15.86 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.05% +2.32%
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
310 258 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 34.68% 28.86% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 187 136
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £458 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 6
Median hourly rate £29.60 £15.38 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.52% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £12.37 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £83.50 £17.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

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 30 September 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) XenApp
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Wyse
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (75.00%) MS Office
3 6 (75.00%) XenDesktop
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) Skype for Business
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) VMware ESX
4 5 (62.50%) Dell
4 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
5 4 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (50.00%) Citrix
5 4 (50.00%) DHCP
5 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (50.00%) Polycom
5 4 (50.00%) SCCM
6 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
6 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (37.50%) AppSense
6 3 (37.50%) VPN
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 3 (37.50%) Back Office

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 6 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) Extranet
5 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
General
1 3 (37.50%) Back Office
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix Support
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) XenApp
3 6 (75.00%) XenDesktop
4 5 (62.50%) VMware ESX
5 4 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (25.00%) BitLocker
6 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (12.50%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Wyse
3 5 (62.50%) Dell
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) Polycom
5 3 (37.50%) AppSense
5 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
6 2 (25.00%) Intel Security
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) Symantec
7 1 (12.50%) CA
7 1 (12.50%) Varonis
7 1 (12.50%) Xerox