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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 65 67 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.15% 0.45% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 1.61% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £263
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +23.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £40.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-70.62% +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 Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
196 248 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.56% 28.02% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 116 109
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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 29 April 2016, 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%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
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%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Support
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) HPUX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Data Capture
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Server Building
1 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (50.00%) RHEV
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware