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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 27 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 10 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.06% 1.23% 1.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.53% 3.39% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
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£425 £508 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £373
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.40 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-11.58% -37.52%
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
95 118 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 29.05% 36.20% 34.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 46 71
Average daily rate £350 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £642 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) C
2 8 (80.00%) C++
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) Internet
2 8 (80.00%) Perforce
2 8 (80.00%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (80.00%) JIRA
3 6 (60.00%) Streaming Media
3 6 (60.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) QA
5 4 (40.00%) IPTV
5 4 (40.00%) Product Management
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
6 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) MSMQ
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Streaming Media
2 4 (40.00%) IPTV
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (10.00%) Clustering
4 1 (10.00%) PKI
4 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Product Management
1 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) C
2 8 (80.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Perforce
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) webMethods
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee
3 1 (10.00%) Clearswift
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