The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 123 119 100
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 2 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.077% 0.34% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 1.20% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 7
Average daily rate
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£324 £338 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.07% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £311
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -61.53%
Client/Server
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 Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
673 752 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.97% 28.58% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 379 184
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.60% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 43
Average hourly rate £20.25 £17.11 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.35% -7.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.27 £11.90 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £41.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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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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
Bracknell - 1 £323 - 4
Maidenhead - - - -
Reading - - - - 2
Slough - - - -
Client/Server
South East

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ
2 2 (50.00%) Fiddler
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 2 (50.00%) FastCGI
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Author
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Author
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (50.00%) LINQ
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
1 2 (50.00%) FastCGI
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Content Management
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification