The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.82% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £264 £416
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -36.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £15.50 £14.51
% change year-on-year
+37.09% +6.82%
Fat Client
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
63 78 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 25.93% 34.21% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 52 48
Average daily rate £466 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £135 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £516 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Average hourly rate £31.80 £32.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +68.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.88 £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.00 £83.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix