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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 121 98 120
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +22
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 14 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.42% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.36% 2.13% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 2
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£175 £313 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £170 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £500 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £300 £358
% change year-on-year
-6.74% -16.01%
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 £16.50 £14.02 £11.84
% change year-on-year
+17.68% +18.41%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
593 423 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.93% 19.67% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 245 290
Average daily rate £375 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £198 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £504 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 33 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -53.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
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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 23 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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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
Devon +2 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 23 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 36 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 35 (97.22%) Windows
3 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 24 (66.67%) VMware
4 24 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (63.89%) ITIL
6 22 (61.11%) MS Excel
7 15 (41.67%) SharePoint
7 15 (41.67%) PRINCE2
7 15 (41.67%) Solaris
7 15 (41.67%) SLA
7 15 (41.67%) Cisco
7 15 (41.67%) CheckPoint
7 15 (41.67%) Firewall
7 15 (41.67%) Cisco PIX
8 14 (38.89%) Windows 7
8 14 (38.89%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (33.33%) Citrix
10 11 (30.56%) Telecoms
11 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
13 7 (19.44%) Application Packaging
14 6 (16.67%) Service Management
14 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
14 6 (16.67%) Change Management
14 6 (16.67%) Windows XP
14 6 (16.67%) SCCM
14 6 (16.67%) XenApp
15 5 (13.89%) XenDesktop

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (61.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) MS Project
3 4 (11.11%) MS Office
3 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) Firewall
1 15 (41.67%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (13.89%) DHCP
2 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.89%) DNS
3 4 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (2.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (30.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) ICT Technician
4 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) IT Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Support Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (2.78%) IT Support
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 36 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (11.11%) CMDB
3 3 (8.33%) PDA
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 35 (97.22%) Windows
2 15 (41.67%) Solaris
3 14 (38.89%) Windows 7
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 3 (8.33%) Android
6 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) ITIL
2 15 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 6 (16.67%) Service Management
3 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 6 (16.67%) Change Management
4 4 (11.11%) ITSM
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.78%) Release Management
7 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.78%) Security Management
7 1 (2.78%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (11.11%) MCSE
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) MCSA
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.78%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (41.67%) SLA
2 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.67%) XenApp
4 5 (13.89%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 24 (66.67%) VMware
3 15 (41.67%) Cisco
3 15 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 12 (33.33%) Citrix
5 5 (13.89%) AppSense
Exeter
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Plymouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
Exeter
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £150.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago