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 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 84 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.50% 0.16% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£163 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £16.75 £14.02
% change year-on-year
-5.31% +19.47%
Fat Client
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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
397 318 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.72% 24.84% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 187 109
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £553 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.00 £12.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £26.25 £20.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 5 (62.50%) Programme Management
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) SLA
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
6 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) SCCM

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Commercial Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Commercial Manager
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Programme Management
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
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