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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 52 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% - 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% - 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
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
West Midlands

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
137 113 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.95% 19.82% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 69 46
Average daily rate £340 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 22
Average hourly rate £18.50 £11.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.20 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £15.70 £33.88
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 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
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 January 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) E-Discovery
1 6 (75.00%) Workflow
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (62.50%) Tivoli
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) HACMP
5 1 (12.50%) RACF
5 1 (12.50%) JCL
5 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) SQL

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) MariaDB
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) CSS3
2 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) HACMP
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) E-Discovery
1 6 (75.00%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JCL
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
2 1 (12.50%) IBM