The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 38 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 7 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.79% 1.52% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.29% 7.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate £256 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £264 £423 £355
% change year-on-year
-37.45% +19.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.09%
Miscellaneous Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
96 68 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 24.62% 20.61% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 38 104
Average daily rate £325 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £165 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 8
Average hourly rate £13.75 £40.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.83% +8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £16.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Fat Client
South West

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (71.43%) AppSense
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
4 4 (57.14%) MS Office
4 4 (57.14%) Service Management
4 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 4 (57.14%) ITSM
4 4 (57.14%) Application Packaging
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
6 2 (28.57%) MCSE
6 2 (28.57%) MCSA
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (28.57%) MS Project
6 2 (28.57%) SAN

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (28.57%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Service Management
1 4 (57.14%) ITSM
2 3 (42.86%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Email Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) AppSense
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix