The 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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 53 37 50
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 2 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.42% 1.96% 1.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.92% 7.78% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
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£130 £256 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.26% -48.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £296 £381
% change year-on-year
+30.80% -22.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -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 Gloucestershire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
104 90 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.67% 25.14% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 37 55
Average daily rate £375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £234 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 13
Average hourly rate £44.50 £12.75 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+249.01% -59.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £11.35 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 31 March 2015, 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%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Application Packaging
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Xen
5 1 (14.29%) AppSense
5 1 (14.29%) Wyse
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) IIS
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Application Packaging
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Xen
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) AppSense
4 1 (14.29%) Acronis
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Wyse