The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 95 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.066% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £325 £264
% change year-on-year
+2.69% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-70.00% +158.06%
Fat Client
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
487 349 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.32% 23.86% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 199 156
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £202 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 9
Median hourly rate £22.00 £39.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.58% +56.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Fat Client as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (50.00%) assyst
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) XenMobile
4 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (25.00%) Skype
4 1 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Informix
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) VMware