The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 35 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 5 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.36% 2.11% 1.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.13% 5.56% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
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£438 £515 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £325 £368
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.70 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-18.07% -41.00%
Client/Server
Cambridgeshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
121 126 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.79% 38.07% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 56 66
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 29
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £19.53 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Client/Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Client/Server Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Perforce
2 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Product Management
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) MSMQ
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Nagios
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) webMethods

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) MSMQ
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
1 1 (16.67%) Streaming Media
1 1 (16.67%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Perforce
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) webMethods
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Clearswift
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SAP