The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 120 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 13 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% - 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.32% - 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
Average daily rate
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£314 - £181
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 - £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 - £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £300 £358
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.02 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+17.68% +18.41%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
561 528 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.41% 21.42% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 260 193
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 47
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -26.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £9.25 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.40 £17.60 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Fat Client
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Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fat Client across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Fat Client Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Fat Client within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Fat Client
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Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 23 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 19 (82.61%) Citrix
3 16 (69.57%) HP
3 16 (69.57%) Windows
3 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
4 15 (65.22%) SC Cleared
4 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
4 15 (65.22%) DHCP
4 15 (65.22%) DNS
5 14 (60.87%) SAN
6 12 (52.17%) ITIL
7 9 (39.13%) SQL
7 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
7 9 (39.13%) Middleware
7 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (39.13%) VMware
7 9 (39.13%) VMware ESX
7 9 (39.13%) Performance Testing
7 9 (39.13%) Service Management
8 8 (34.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
9 7 (30.43%) VB
9 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
10 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (26.09%) AppSense
11 5 (21.74%) Netcool
11 5 (21.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 5 (21.74%) VBScript
11 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
11 5 (21.74%) PKI

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) DHCP
1 15 (65.22%) DNS
2 14 (60.87%) SAN
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) LAN
3 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 3 (13.04%) VPN
4 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 2 (8.70%) Radia Specialist
2 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Security Specialist
3 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (4.35%) Services Delivery Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Desktop Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Build Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Middleware
2 3 (13.04%) CSS
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 23 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 5 (21.74%) PKI
3 3 (13.04%) Open Source
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) UNIX
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.04%) AIX
3 3 (13.04%) HPUX
3 3 (13.04%) Solaris
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
2 9 (39.13%) Service Management
2 9 (39.13%) Performance Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Change Data Capture
3 3 (13.04%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (13.04%) Six Sigma
3 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) VB
2 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (21.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
2 15 (65.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.70%) MCSE
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) MCDST
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
1 9 (39.13%) VMware ESX
1 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (13.04%) KVM
3 3 (13.04%) RHEV
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Netcool
1 5 (21.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (13.04%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Citrix
2 16 (69.57%) HP
3 9 (39.13%) VMware
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 6 (26.09%) AppSense
6 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle
7 2 (8.70%) Dell
7 2 (8.70%) Wyse