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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 219 225 227
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 20 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 0.80% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 10
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£295 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.87% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £349 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £417 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £308 £358
% change year-on-year
-10.56% -13.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -49.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £13.50 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+20.37% +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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2057 1756 2051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.43% 19.77% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 914 903
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 120 168
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 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
Berkshire +11 12 £290 - 2
Surrey +5 4 £344 +1.10% 2
Hampshire -16 2 £294 -30.88% 2
Kent - 1 £388 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Middlesex - - - -
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Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 48 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 37 (77.08%) Citrix
3 34 (70.83%) Windows
4 23 (47.92%) ITIL
5 22 (45.83%) Active Directory
6 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
7 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (37.50%) MS Office
8 17 (35.42%) MS Exchange
8 17 (35.42%) Windows 7
9 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (27.08%) DNS
10 13 (27.08%) VMware
11 12 (25.00%) XenApp
12 11 (22.92%) HP
13 10 (20.83%) WAN
13 10 (20.83%) LAN
13 10 (20.83%) Finance
14 9 (18.75%) Cisco
14 9 (18.75%) IBM Notes
14 9 (18.75%) Lotus
15 8 (16.67%) Windows XP
15 8 (16.67%) SAN
15 8 (16.67%) Firewall
16 7 (14.58%) Blackberry
16 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (14.58%) Terminal Services
16 7 (14.58%) DHCP
16 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 17 (35.42%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.75%) IBM Notes
3 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (2.08%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (37.50%) MS Office
2 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) DNS
2 10 (20.83%) WAN
2 10 (20.83%) LAN
3 8 (16.67%) Firewall
3 8 (16.67%) SAN
4 7 (14.58%) DHCP
5 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.33%) MPLS
5 4 (8.33%) DSL
5 4 (8.33%) BIG-IP
5 4 (8.33%) NAS
6 2 (4.17%) VoIP
7 1 (2.08%) VLAN
7 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (14.58%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Software Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Software Licensing Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Release Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
1 1 (2.08%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 7 (14.58%) Blackberry
3 6 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.25%) EqualLogic
4 3 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 3 (6.25%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (2.08%) Replication
5 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.08%) iPad
5 1 (2.08%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 34 (70.83%) Windows
2 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (35.42%) Windows 7
4 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 5 (10.42%) Windows 8
7 4 (8.33%) Linux
7 4 (8.33%) UNIX
8 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) ITIL
2 7 (14.58%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (12.50%) Migration
4 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.33%) Project Management
5 4 (8.33%) Service Management
5 4 (8.33%) Change Control
6 3 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.17%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.17%) Network Management
7 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.08%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.08%) ISMS
8 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.08%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) Perl
2 4 (8.33%) VB
2 4 (8.33%) Korn
2 4 (8.33%) C
2 4 (8.33%) Bourne shell
3 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.42%) MCSE
3 3 (6.25%) HNC
3 3 (6.25%) CCA
3 3 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.17%) CCNA
4 2 (4.17%) ISEB
5 1 (2.08%) MCP
5 1 (2.08%) MCSA
5 1 (2.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 22 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (25.00%) XenApp
4 7 (14.58%) Terminal Services
5 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.33%) Xen
5 4 (8.33%) NLBS
5 4 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (8.33%) NFS
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.08%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.08%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Nagios
1 4 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 4 (8.33%) WSUS
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (2.08%) Netcool
3 1 (2.08%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (2.08%) SCOM
3 1 (2.08%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 37 (77.08%) Citrix
2 19 (39.58%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.08%) VMware
4 11 (22.92%) HP
5 9 (18.75%) Cisco
5 9 (18.75%) Lotus
6 6 (12.50%) Symantec
7 4 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 4 (8.33%) IBM
7 4 (8.33%) EMC
7 4 (8.33%) Veeam
7 4 (8.33%) Isilon
8 3 (6.25%) AppSense
8 3 (6.25%) Altiris
8 3 (6.25%) NetApp
9 2 (4.17%) NetIQ
9 2 (4.17%) CA
9 2 (4.17%) Kaseya
10 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
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