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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 78 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.18% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £200 £330
% change year-on-year
+93.75% -39.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-35.93% +6.66%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
311 227 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.73% 20.18% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 112 69
Average daily rate £400 £360 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £22.25 £14.37 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.83% +19.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £12.07 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £16.87 £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware