The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 16 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.41% 1.32% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.76% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£385 £301 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £345 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.40% -6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £33.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-56.06% -
Client/Server
Bedfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
21 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 29.58% 17.11% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 8
Average daily rate £400 £301 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.89% +77.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £146 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Client/Server 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 Client/Server.

1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) E-Learning
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Animation
2 1 (33.33%) Interactive Media
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
2 1 (33.33%) Drupal
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Moodle
2 1 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) VMFS
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Client/Server 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 Client/Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
1 1 (33.33%) Moodle
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) E-Learning Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Interactive Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) Flash
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) E-Learning
1 1 (33.33%) e-Health
1 1 (33.33%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) VMFS
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) vCloud
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) CA
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) VMware