The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 42 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.79% 0.36% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.37% 1.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£105 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £308 £355
% change year-on-year
-8.94% -13.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +14.02%
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South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
89 62 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.36% 22.22% 29.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 41 30
Average daily rate £325 £345 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £415 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £15.25 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.14% -76.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (50.00%) Intel
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) ARCserve
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (33.33%) Cognos
4 2 (33.33%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos Impromptu
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) DFS Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) ARCserve
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Intel
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Dell