The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fat Client in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fat Client over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Fat Client
Rank 95 92 91
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.25% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.47% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £275 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £388 £200
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +93.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+45.76% -4.83%
Fat Client
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
444 426 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 36.66% 30.52% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 219 205
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 18 22
Average hourly rate £46.50 £18.21 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+155.35% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £55.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Fat Client
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Fat Client Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Fat Client
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Fat Client Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Fat Client
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Fat Client Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Fat Client
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 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
Reigate - 1 £275 -
Fat Client
South East

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (33.33%) Application Discovery
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (33.33%) MSI
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) ITSM
5 1 (16.67%) Wyse

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) Broadband
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MSI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Testing Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Handset
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) NetWare
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Application Discovery
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Becrypt
3 1 (16.67%) Lotus
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Novell
3 1 (16.67%) Wyse