The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Client Server
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 53 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.82% - 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.96% - 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £413 - £165
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £340 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.97% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £29.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-44.82% +81.25%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
169 160 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.66% 25.81% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 95 76
Median daily rate £380 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £150 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £538 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -38.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Client/Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) MUMPS
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Avaya
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) Informatica
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Basel II
5 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) E-business
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) BT
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) SAS
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SAS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Junos
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mart
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) Informix
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Publishing
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Teradata Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (12.50%) Business Development
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Data Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) E-business
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) MUMPS
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Aruba
1 1 (12.50%) Avaya
1 1 (12.50%) BT
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Informatica
1 1 (12.50%) Juniper
1 1 (12.50%) Netezza
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
1 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
1 1 (12.50%) Teradata