The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 253 228 215
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -13
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 14 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.75% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 14
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£350 £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £199 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £455 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £264 £423
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -37.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -6.66%
Fat Client
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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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2859 2658 2072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.41% 27.30% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1514 1422 1014
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 156 182
Average hourly rate £18.90 £20.25 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £49.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Fat Client
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fat Client across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Fat Client Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Buckinghamshire +5 4 £378 -20.52% 1
Surrey -4 3 £325 -23.52% 2
Berkshire +3 2 - - 1
Hampshire -7 2 £135 - 3
Kent - 2 - -
East Sussex - 1 £375 - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 25 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 13 (52.00%) Windows
3 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (24.00%) Citrix
5 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (24.00%) ITIL
5 6 (24.00%) VMware
5 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (20.00%) Change Management
6 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (16.00%) Service Management
8 3 (12.00%) HP
8 3 (12.00%) LAN
8 3 (12.00%) WAN
8 3 (12.00%) SQL
8 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (12.00%) ITSM
8 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (8.00%) Agile Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Logistics

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) WAN
1 3 (12.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) Wireless
3 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) MSI
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Consultant
2 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Wintel Support
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Sales Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (8.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Software Release Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) J2EE
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) CMDB
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Change Management
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (16.00%) Service Management
4 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) ITSM
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (8.00%) SOA
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) Logistics
5 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Time Management
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.00%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) Perl
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) C++
3 1 (4.00%) VB
3 1 (4.00%) Korn
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) CCA
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) HNC
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) CCNP
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) TickIT
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) XenServer
4 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.00%) NFS
4 1 (4.00%) NDS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Nagios
1 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.00%) WSUS
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Citrix
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) EMC
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.00%) Isilon
4 1 (4.00%) Talend
4 1 (4.00%) Novell
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
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