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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fat Client
Rank 83 - 88
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Fat Client 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.30% - 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£344 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £229 £308 £363
% change year-on-year
-25.44% -15.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -25.00%
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
351 357 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 26.41% 26.90% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 212 120
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 48
Average hourly rate £17.00 £28.13 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.55% -27.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.63 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

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 22 September 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
Dorking - 2 - - 7
Epsom - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Fat Client
South East

Fat Client
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
3 7 (70.00%) Citrix
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) MS Office
5 5 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (50.00%) Terminal Services
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) XenApp
6 4 (40.00%) Firewall
6 4 (40.00%) SAN
6 4 (40.00%) DNS
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco
7 3 (30.00%) Symantec
7 3 (30.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
7 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (30.00%) Veeam
8 2 (20.00%) Kaseya
8 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
8 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (20.00%) IBM
8 2 (20.00%) SLA

Fat Client
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Software Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Software Licensing Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Junior
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) EPoS
3 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (10.00%) iPad
3 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Licensing
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) Veeam
5 3 (30.00%) Symantec
6 2 (20.00%) Kaseya
6 2 (20.00%) IBM
6 2 (20.00%) HP
7 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (10.00%) BMC
7 1 (10.00%) Apple