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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 62 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.13% 0.17% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.72% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £213 £330
% change year-on-year
+82.35% -35.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.88 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-38.28% +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 Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
148 138 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 19.84% 23.19% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 66 111
Average daily rate £310 £373 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.77% +10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £247 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 2
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% -52.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -9.37%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Services Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) AppSense