The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 74 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.11% - 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% - 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£93 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £308 £358
% change year-on-year
-14.63% -13.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+12.28% -20.83%
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 Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
229 195 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.23% 29.46% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 100 66
Average daily rate £338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £15.77 £12.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.16% -5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £12.50 £23.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Fat Client
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Services Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) A+ Certification