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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 74 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.20% - 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% - 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£300 - £163
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £316
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.86 £16.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.31% +24.07%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
317 223 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 32.38% 26.55% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 106 92
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £266 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 16
Average hourly rate £16.14 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.55% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £10.94 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

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
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 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (40.00%) Local Government
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (20.00%) TickIT
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
1 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Packager
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) TickIT
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint