The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 77 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 11 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.86% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.90% 1.47% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
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£325 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +58.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -47.35%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
379 204 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.61% 19.35% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 105 80
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £34.75 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Client/Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Client/Server Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. 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
Milton Keynes -6 8 £275 -42.10% 1
High Wycombe - 3 £338 -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Client/Server
South East

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (58.33%) IIS
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 4 (33.33%) McAfee
3 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (33.33%) OLTP
3 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 4 (33.33%) IBM
3 4 (33.33%) OLAP
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) MCSE
3 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 7 (58.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) OLTP
2 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 4 (33.33%) OLAP
2 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) DBA
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior SQL DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Senior DBA
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
1 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (25.00%) WCF
2 3 (25.00%) WPF
2 3 (25.00%) LINQ
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
2 3 (25.00%) Ajax
2 3 (25.00%) WinForms
2 3 (25.00%) XHTML
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
1 4 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) MCSE
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) McAfee
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) VMware