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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 247 218 212
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -6
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 10 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 1.08% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 14
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£325 £290 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -23.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -20.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.25 £13.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -43.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £14.02
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +17.68%
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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
2888 2590 2350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.54% 28.91% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1547 1388 1127
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 143 165
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.80 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.13% +2.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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
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 6 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
East Sussex -9 3 £325 -
Surrey +1 2 £325 +13.04% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 2 £313 -28.57%
Berkshire -5 2 £275 +27.90% 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
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Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 26 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 15 (57.69%) Windows
3 11 (42.31%) Citrix
3 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
4 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 8 (30.77%) ITIL
5 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
6 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (26.92%) VMware
7 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
7 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
8 5 (19.23%) Change Management
8 5 (19.23%) SCCM
8 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
9 4 (15.38%) Firewall
9 4 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
9 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 4 (15.38%) DNS
10 3 (11.54%) HP
10 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
10 3 (11.54%) Service Management
10 3 (11.54%) MSI
10 3 (11.54%) ITSM
10 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
10 3 (11.54%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
3 2 (7.69%) VLAN
3 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 2 (7.69%) LAN
3 2 (7.69%) VoIP
3 2 (7.69%) WAN
3 2 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.85%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) ADSL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MSI
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Local Government
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 2 (7.69%) Wintel Support
3 2 (7.69%) Network Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Applications Packager
3 2 (7.69%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
3 2 (7.69%) Sales Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Software Release Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Server Support
4 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Technician
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) J2EE
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Change Management
3 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 3 (11.54%) ITSM
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
4 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Software Deployment
5 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (7.69%) Line Management
5 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) SOA
5 2 (7.69%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) VBScript
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 2 (7.69%) CCNP
3 2 (7.69%) CCNA
3 2 (7.69%) ISEB
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.69%) MCITP
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) TickIT
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.54%) XenApp
5 2 (7.69%) Terminal Services
5 2 (7.69%) ISA Server
5 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.69%) vSphere
6 1 (3.85%) NDS
6 1 (3.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) WSUS
3 2 (7.69%) HP SIM
3 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
1 11 (42.31%) Citrix
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) EMC
4 2 (7.69%) Symantec
4 2 (7.69%) McAfee
4 2 (7.69%) Websense
4 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Talend
5 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.85%) Novell
5 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
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