The 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 91 77 66
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.15% 0.38% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 1.93% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £213 £355
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -40.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-21.87% -12.32%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
384 207 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.40% 19.60% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 107 80
Average daily rate £348 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 19 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £34.75 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Wyse
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Computing

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Wyse