The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 78 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £285 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £388 £200
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +93.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+45.76% -4.83%
Fat Client
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
272 212 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.56% 24.71% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 112 142
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £234 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 2
Average hourly rate £37.65 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.63% -48.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (66.67%) AWK
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) HNC
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) sed
2 2 (66.67%) RHCSA

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (33.33%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Applications Support
2 2 (66.67%) Applications Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Linux Support
2 2 (66.67%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) AWK
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) sed
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) HNC
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (66.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy
1 2 (66.67%) VMware