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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 116 105 105
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 11 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.081% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.94% 0.42% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
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£346 £140 £172
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+147.31% -18.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £140 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £140 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £308 £360
% change year-on-year
-8.94% -14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +14.02%
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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 Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
566 478 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.66% 19.33% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 251 201
Average daily rate £347 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £175 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 48
Average hourly rate £15.77 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.30% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £10.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.40 £21.75 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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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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 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Aberdeen - - - -
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Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 20 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 16 (80.00%) Citrix
3 13 (65.00%) HP
3 13 (65.00%) DHCP
3 13 (65.00%) DNS
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 13 (65.00%) ITIL
3 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (55.00%) SAN
5 9 (45.00%) Middleware
5 9 (45.00%) Service Management
5 9 (45.00%) VMware
5 9 (45.00%) VMware ESX
5 9 (45.00%) SQL
5 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (45.00%) Performance Testing
6 8 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (30.00%) AppSense
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (20.00%) VB
11 3 (15.00%) Oracle

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) DHCP
1 13 (65.00%) DNS
2 11 (55.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) Firewall
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 3 (15.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Technology Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Middleware
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (15.00%) Open Source
3 2 (10.00%) PKI
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) AIX
3 3 (15.00%) HPUX
3 3 (15.00%) Solaris
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 9 (45.00%) Service Management
2 9 (45.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Change Data Capture
3 3 (15.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (15.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) VB
2 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (10.00%) CCNA
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.00%) MCDST
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) VMware ESX
1 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.00%) KVM
4 3 (15.00%) RHEV
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (10.00%) Netcool
2 2 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Citrix
2 13 (65.00%) HP
3 9 (45.00%) VMware
4 6 (30.00%) AppSense
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (10.00%) Wyse
6 2 (10.00%) Dell