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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 85 81 73
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.25% 0.54% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 2.03% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
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£313 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -20.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £14.02
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +17.68%
Fat Client
South East

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
437 344 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 36.27% 26.54% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 173 121
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £485 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 22
Average hourly rate £14.60 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.58% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £20.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -1 2 £313 -37.50%
High Wycombe +3 1 - -
Fat Client
South East

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 2 (33.33%) Logistics
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Local Government
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) TickIT
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
1 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Sales Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Logistics
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) TickIT
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) VMware