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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fat Client
Rank 86 82 74
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 1 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.078% 0.72% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 2.92% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Average daily rate
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- £425 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £264 £416
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -36.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -34.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £15.50 £14.51
% change year-on-year
+37.09% +6.82%
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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 Surrey region.

Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
370 342 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 28.88% 24.75% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 174 146
Average daily rate £400 £344 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 28
Average hourly rate £22.30 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £15.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.05 £51.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITSM
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITSM
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware