The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 122 138 120
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 1 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.046% 0.15% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.51% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Median daily rate - £125 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -64.02%
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £300 £212
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +41.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.86 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.88% +2.32%
Fat Client
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
794 976 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.14% 30.23% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 470 427
Median daily rate £345 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £225 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.21% +17.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.35 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £47.36 £38.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Fat Client as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Fat Client
UK

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Fat Client.

1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Tcl
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) C

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) AutoCAD
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) DHTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Itk
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSL
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) HPUX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) CAD
1 1 (33.33%) Change Data Capture
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) PLM
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Server Building
1 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Tcl
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) KVM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (33.33%) RHEV
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) webMethods