The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 29 July 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 West 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 129 100 125
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +25
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 14 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.42% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.35% 2.14% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 3
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£175 £313 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £301 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.82% -16.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.02 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £14.02 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+19.47% +18.41%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
597 420 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.53% 19.73% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 242 291
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £198 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 31 50
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -53.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
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England

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Fat Client across the South West region.

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fat Client across the South West region.

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Devon -3 11 £175 +2.94% 3
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 35 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 34 (97.14%) Windows
3 28 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (68.57%) VMware
4 24 (68.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (62.86%) MS Excel
5 22 (62.86%) ITIL
6 15 (42.86%) PRINCE2
6 15 (42.86%) SharePoint
6 15 (42.86%) Solaris
6 15 (42.86%) SLA
6 15 (42.86%) Cisco
6 15 (42.86%) CheckPoint
6 15 (42.86%) Firewall
6 15 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
7 14 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
9 11 (31.43%) Citrix
9 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
10 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
10 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (20.00%) Application Packaging
12 6 (17.14%) Service Management
12 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
12 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
12 6 (17.14%) SCCM
13 5 (14.29%) XenApp
13 5 (14.29%) DHCP
13 5 (14.29%) MS Project

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (62.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Project
3 4 (11.43%) MS Office
3 4 (11.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) Firewall
1 15 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (14.29%) DHCP
2 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.29%) DNS
3 4 (11.43%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.57%) ICT Technician
5 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) IT Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Support Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 35 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (8.57%) PDA
2 3 (8.57%) CMDB
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 34 (97.14%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Solaris
3 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
6 3 (8.57%) Android
6 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) ITIL
2 15 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 6 (17.14%) Service Management
3 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
4 5 (14.29%) Change Management
5 4 (11.43%) ITSM
6 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.86%) Release Management
8 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.86%) Security Management
8 1 (2.86%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (11.43%) MCSE
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) MCSA
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (42.86%) SLA
2 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (68.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (14.29%) XenApp
4 4 (11.43%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (68.57%) VMware
3 15 (42.86%) Cisco
3 15 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 11 (31.43%) Citrix
5 5 (14.29%) AppSense
Exeter
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Plymouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £150.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago