The first 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 1 August 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 South East 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 215 223 225
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 25 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.24% 0.65% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 8
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£290 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.18% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £340 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £308 £363
% change year-on-year
-8.94% -15.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -49.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £11.26 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+50.97% -4.89%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2017 1704 2010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.98% 20.14% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1045 848 853
Average daily rate £350 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 127 172
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
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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 1 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 1 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 +6 13 £245 - 4
Hampshire -7 3 £300 -29.41% 2
East Sussex 0 2 - - 1
Surrey -5 2 £344 +1.10% 2
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
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England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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 43 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 32 (74.42%) Citrix
3 28 (65.12%) Windows
4 21 (48.84%) ITIL
5 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
6 16 (37.21%) MS Office
6 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
7 15 (34.88%) MS Exchange
8 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (32.56%) Windows 7
9 10 (23.26%) VMware
9 10 (23.26%) LAN
9 10 (23.26%) WAN
9 10 (23.26%) XenApp
9 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (20.93%) IBM Notes
10 9 (20.93%) Lotus
10 9 (20.93%) Finance
11 8 (18.60%) HP
11 8 (18.60%) DNS
12 7 (16.28%) Cisco
12 7 (16.28%) Blackberry
13 6 (13.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (13.95%) Migration
13 6 (13.95%) Firewall
13 6 (13.95%) Client/Server
13 6 (13.95%) Windows XP
13 6 (13.95%) SAN
14 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 15 (34.88%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.93%) IBM Notes
3 6 (13.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.33%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 16 (37.21%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.65%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) LAN
1 10 (23.26%) WAN
2 8 (18.60%) DNS
3 6 (13.95%) Firewall
3 6 (13.95%) SAN
4 4 (9.30%) NAS
4 4 (9.30%) BIG-IP
4 4 (9.30%) MPLS
4 4 (9.30%) DSL
4 4 (9.30%) DHCP
4 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.65%) VoIP
6 1 (2.33%) VPN
6 1 (2.33%) VLAN
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Software Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.98%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Software Licensing Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) IT Support
6 2 (4.65%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Junior
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 43 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 7 (16.28%) Blackberry
3 6 (13.95%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.98%) Mainframe
4 3 (6.98%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (6.98%) EqualLogic
5 2 (4.65%) EPoS
6 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.33%) Replication
6 1 (2.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (65.12%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (32.56%) Windows 7
3 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.95%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.33%) UNIX
6 1 (2.33%) Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) Migration
3 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.30%) Change Control
4 4 (9.30%) Service Management
5 3 (6.98%) Project Management
5 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.98%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.65%) Network Management
6 2 (4.65%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.33%) Information Security
7 1 (2.33%) ITSM
7 1 (2.33%) Information Security Management
7 1 (2.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) Perl
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) VB
2 1 (2.33%) C
2 1 (2.33%) Korn
2 1 (2.33%) Bourne shell
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.98%) MCSE
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (4.65%) ISEB
3 2 (4.65%) CCNA
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) MCP
4 1 (2.33%) HNC
4 1 (2.33%) MCSA
4 1 (2.33%) CCA
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 17 (39.53%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.26%) XenApp
2 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.63%) Terminal Services
4 4 (9.30%) Xen
4 4 (9.30%) NLBS
4 4 (9.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.33%) NFS
6 1 (2.33%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) SCCM
2 4 (9.30%) WSUS
3 3 (6.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (6.98%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (2.33%) Netcool
4 1 (2.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (2.33%) Nagios
4 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.33%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) Citrix
2 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
3 10 (23.26%) VMware
4 9 (20.93%) Lotus
5 8 (18.60%) HP
6 7 (16.28%) Cisco
7 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
7 4 (9.30%) Symantec
7 4 (9.30%) IBM
8 3 (6.98%) NetApp
8 3 (6.98%) AppSense
9 2 (4.65%) Veeam
9 2 (4.65%) Altiris
9 2 (4.65%) CA
9 2 (4.65%) NetIQ
10 1 (2.33%) Dell
10 1 (2.33%) EMC
10 1 (2.33%) BMC
10 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.33%) Apple
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