The 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 137 105 120
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +15
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 7 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.67% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 2.65% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
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£240 £175 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -62.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £175 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £319 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £238 £330
% change year-on-year
+63.15% -28.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+364.28% -6.66%
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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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
807 716 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.37% 25.41% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 413 366
Average daily rate £375 £375 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £237 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 37 62
Average hourly rate £32.00 £15.13 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.57% -12.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £40.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Fat Client across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Fat Client Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 February 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
Bristol -6 3 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £363 - 3
Dorset - - - - 1
Fat Client
England

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 23 (85.19%) Windows
3 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 18 (66.67%) VMware
4 16 (59.26%) MS Excel
4 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (55.56%) CheckPoint
5 15 (55.56%) Cisco
6 13 (48.15%) Firewall
6 13 (48.15%) SharePoint
6 13 (48.15%) Solaris
6 13 (48.15%) Cisco PIX
7 12 (44.44%) SLA
8 11 (40.74%) Citrix
9 10 (37.04%) ITIL
10 8 (29.63%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
10 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
12 5 (18.52%) WAN
13 4 (14.81%) LAN
13 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
13 4 (14.81%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (14.81%) SCCM
13 4 (14.81%) XenApp
13 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
14 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
14 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (11.11%) Finance
14 3 (11.11%) Application Packaging

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 13 (48.15%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (59.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) Firewall
1 13 (48.15%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (18.52%) WAN
3 4 (14.81%) LAN
4 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) Internet
5 1 (3.70%) DNS
5 1 (3.70%) VoIP
5 1 (3.70%) DHCP
5 1 (3.70%) SNMP
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security
5 1 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Network Support
6 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) Handset
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Solaris
3 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
3 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.41%) PRINCE
3 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) Network Management
4 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.70%) ERP
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (14.81%) XenApp
4 2 (7.41%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 18 (66.67%) VMware
2 15 (55.56%) Cisco
2 15 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 11 (40.74%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) Juniper
4 2 (7.41%) Nokia
5 1 (3.70%) Symantec
5 1 (3.70%) Wyse
5 1 (3.70%) CA
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) AppSense
5 1 (3.70%) Altiris
5 1 (3.70%) Acronis
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