The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £388 £200
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +93.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+45.76% -4.83%
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 Dorset region.

Miscellaneous Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
63 54 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 31.66% 23.89% 34.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 32
Average daily rate £360 £248 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £213 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £398 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 7
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Fat Client
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft