The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 24 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 Buckinghamshire 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 82 67 78
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.25% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 1.59% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £500 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £264 £425 £355
% change year-on-year
-38.00% +19.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -9.09%
Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
228 126 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.34% 15.46% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 59 95
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £163 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 23
Average hourly rate £15.35 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
Fat Client
South East

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
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Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -18 3 £500 +17.64%
Fat Client
South East

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 8 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (37.50%) Firmware
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) Nessus
5 1 (12.50%) Snort
5 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) Nmap
5 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) Remedy
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Migration

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (37.50%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Service Management
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
2 1 (12.50%) Snort
2 1 (12.50%) Nmap
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy
1 1 (12.50%) VMware