The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Birmingham region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 55 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 8 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.13% 0.98% 1.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.30% 5.04% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate
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£200 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.90% +23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £330 £360
% change year-on-year
-4.92% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £53.00 £51.00
% change year-on-year
-38.67% +3.92%
Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
151 119 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.36% 19.35% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 64 41
Average daily rate £310 £363 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £213 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £94.05 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+623.46% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.13 £12.10 £7.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £16.50 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
Client/Server
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Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Client/Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 8 (72.73%) Workflow
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) E-Discovery
5 4 (36.36%) Banking
5 4 (36.36%) Tivoli
6 3 (27.27%) SOA
6 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
7 2 (18.18%) SaaS
7 2 (18.18%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
7 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) XML Schema
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) BMC
7 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 2 (18.18%) MS Office
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) XML
7 2 (18.18%) XSL
7 2 (18.18%) ITSM
7 2 (18.18%) Service Management
7 2 (18.18%) Remedy
7 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
8 1 (9.09%) Project Management

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Coordinator
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML Schema
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) XML
1 2 (18.18%) XSL
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Storage
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 8 (72.73%) Workflow
3 5 (45.45%) E-Discovery
4 3 (27.27%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) ITSM
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) BMC
2 2 (18.18%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos
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