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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fat Client
UK / Scotland
Rank 99 122 118
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 7 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.31% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 1.07% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £130 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £319 £388
% change year-on-year
-0.39% -17.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £21.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year
-43.86% +126.31%

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
541 745 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 31.16% 28.94% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 376 388
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £211 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 21
Median hourly rate £52.00 £39.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +147.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.57 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.88 £29.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +21 4 £130 -71.11%
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Fat Client
UK

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) SCCM
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (37.50%) Itk
4 3 (37.50%) Siemens NX
4 3 (37.50%) XPath
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 3 (37.50%) Validation
4 3 (37.50%) PLM
4 3 (37.50%) Teamcenter
4 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 3 (37.50%) Tcl
4 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
4 3 (37.50%) webMethods
4 3 (37.50%) CAD
4 3 (37.50%) AutoCAD
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) XSL

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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) AutoCAD
2 3 (37.50%) Siemens NX
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Teamcenter
2 2 (25.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Lead Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) DHTML
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) Itk
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) XSL
1 3 (37.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) CAD
1 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) PLM
1 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) SOA
1 3 (37.50%) Validation
1 3 (37.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) C++
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) Tcl
1 3 (37.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) webMethods
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft