The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 60 69 63
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.43% 0.12% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 0.36% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £388 £200
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +93.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+45.76% -4.83%
Fat Client
Buckinghamshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
258 277 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 36.65% 34.41% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 123 97
Average daily rate £385 £333 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £474 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.83 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Fat Client
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fat Client across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Fat Client Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Fat Client
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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%) Thin Client
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) Local Government
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco VoIP Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) Implementation Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Senior VoIP Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Support Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Test Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) UAT Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) UAT Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware