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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 236 212 209
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 17 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 1.19% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 18
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£300 £300 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £142 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £263 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -34.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £15.50 £14.51
% change year-on-year
+37.09% +6.82%
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
2889 2522 2167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.71% 28.56% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1540 1361 1033
Average daily rate £375 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 149 141
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -2.32%

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 2 June 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fat Client across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Fat Client Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 June 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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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 -1 5 £351 -19.71%
Berkshire -3 4 £275 +71.87%
Hampshire +2 2 £135 -75.45% 2
East Sussex -9 2 - -
Kent - 2 - - 1
Surrey -4 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
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England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 27 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 15 (55.56%) Windows
3 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
5 10 (37.04%) Citrix
6 8 (29.63%) ITIL
6 8 (29.63%) VMware
6 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
8 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (18.52%) Change Management
9 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
9 4 (14.81%) Firewall
9 4 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
9 4 (14.81%) DNS
10 3 (11.11%) Service Management
10 3 (11.11%) WAN
10 3 (11.11%) HP
10 3 (11.11%) LAN
10 3 (11.11%) SQL
10 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (11.11%) WSUS
10 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
10 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
10 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
1 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) Wireless
3 2 (7.41%) IP Telephony
3 2 (7.41%) VLAN
3 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) ADSL
4 1 (3.70%) VoIP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Subversion
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) MSI
3 1 (3.70%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (14.81%) Consultant
2 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Wintel Support
3 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
3 2 (7.41%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Applications Packager
3 2 (7.41%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Server Support
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) J2EE
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Change Management
3 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.11%) ITSM
4 3 (11.11%) Software Deployment
4 3 (11.11%) Change Control
5 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Network Management
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (7.41%) Line Management
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Malware Detection\Protection
5 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
5 2 (7.41%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
1 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) VBScript
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) MCITP
3 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 2 (7.41%) ISEB
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) TickIT
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.11%) XenApp
4 2 (7.41%) vSphere
4 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (7.41%) Terminal Services
4 2 (7.41%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.70%) NDS
5 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) WSUS
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) HP SIM
2 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) Citrix
3 8 (29.63%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
5 2 (7.41%) EMC
5 2 (7.41%) Websense
5 2 (7.41%) Symantec
5 2 (7.41%) McAfee
6 1 (3.70%) Novell
6 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) Sitecore
6 1 (3.70%) Talend
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