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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 226 209 218
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 20 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 1.35% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 18
Average daily rate £350 £475 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +33.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £264 £423 £355
% change year-on-year
-37.45% +19.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.09%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2062 1561 2034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.25% 18.63% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1116 731 919
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 159 198
Average hourly rate £19.50 £26.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +0.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £12.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.45 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Fat Client
England

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 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -6 10 £425 +54.54% 2
Berkshire -9 6 £200 -55.30% 1
Buckinghamshire -20 2 £475 +11.76%
Hampshire -7 1 - - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 33 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 20 (60.61%) Citrix
3 17 (51.52%) Windows
4 12 (36.36%) ITIL
4 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (27.27%) MS Office
6 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
7 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
7 8 (24.24%) HP
7 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.21%) XenApp
8 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
8 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
10 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
10 5 (15.15%) Veritas
10 5 (15.15%) VMware
10 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (12.12%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
11 4 (12.12%) SCVMM
11 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
11 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
11 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (12.12%) Lotus
11 4 (12.12%) DNS
11 4 (12.12%) IBM Notes
11 4 (12.12%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (12.12%) IBM Notes
5 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (6.06%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Office
2 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.06%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) DNS
2 2 (6.06%) 3G
2 2 (6.06%) Broadband
2 2 (6.06%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) VoIP
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Author
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Author
4 3 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Linux Support
4 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Linux Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Licensing Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (12.12%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 3 (9.09%) Replication
3 3 (9.09%) Firmware
4 2 (6.06%) Clustering
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.06%) EPoS
5 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
5 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 3 (9.09%) Linux
6 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (9.09%) UNIX
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
7 2 (6.06%) NetWare
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 3 (9.09%) Project Management
3 3 (9.09%) Time Management
4 2 (6.06%) High Availability
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Change Control
5 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.03%) Service Management
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) MCSE
2 3 (9.09%) CCA
2 3 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) RHCE
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) XenApp
3 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.06%) Terminal Server
6 1 (3.03%) Snort
6 1 (3.03%) Nmap
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCVMM
2 3 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM
4 1 (3.03%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Citrix
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) HP
3 5 (15.15%) Veritas
3 5 (15.15%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) Lotus
4 4 (12.12%) IBM
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 3 (9.09%) Symantec
5 3 (9.09%) Altiris
5 3 (9.09%) Becrypt
6 2 (6.06%) Novell
7 1 (3.03%) AppSense
7 1 (3.03%) Remedy
7 1 (3.03%) Wyse
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco
7 1 (3.03%) Dell
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