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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 231 251 229
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -22
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 15 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.44% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Average daily rate £313 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £388 £263
% change year-on-year
-17.74% +47.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £14.75 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+45.76% -
Fat Client
England

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
2606 2747 2505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.44% 28.79% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1522 1435 1298
Average daily rate £388 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 181 169
Average hourly rate £43.00 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.88% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.92 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Buckinghamshire +16 3 £325 -
East Sussex +11 3 £313 +19.04%
Berkshire +9 3 £343 -
Hampshire +6 3 - - 6
Surrey -7 3 £275 -21.42%
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 23 (88.46%) Windows
3 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
5 9 (34.62%) Citrix
5 9 (34.62%) VMware
6 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
7 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (23.08%) SCCM
8 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (23.08%) Wyse
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (19.23%) SLA
9 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
9 5 (19.23%) ITIL
9 5 (19.23%) MCSE
10 4 (15.38%) XenApp
10 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
11 3 (11.54%) XenServer
11 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
11 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (11.54%) Retail
11 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
11 3 (11.54%) MCSA
11 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (7.69%) VoIP
2 1 (3.85%) Broadband
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MSI
General
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Consultant
1 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Support Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Support
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 26 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.85%) Handset
2 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (7.69%) Linux
8 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.85%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Application Discovery
2 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
2 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
2 3 (11.54%) Migration
2 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 2 (7.69%) Defect Management
3 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 2 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.85%) ITSM
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) AWK
1 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 2 (7.69%) Perl
1 2 (7.69%) Python
1 2 (7.69%) sed
1 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) MCSE
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.54%) CCNA
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) MCSA
4 2 (7.69%) HNC
4 2 (7.69%) RHCSA
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) XenApp
3 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (11.54%) XenServer
5 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (7.69%) Puppet
3 2 (7.69%) SCOM
4 1 (3.85%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Citrix
1 9 (34.62%) VMware
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) Wyse
4 3 (11.54%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Google
5 2 (7.69%) IBM
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.69%) Remedy
5 2 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (3.85%) Becrypt
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco
6 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.85%) Lotus
6 1 (3.85%) Novell
6 1 (3.85%) Varonis
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