The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.77% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.68 £24.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-34.68% -14.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Miscellaneous Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
66 62 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 50.77% 45.26% 46.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 134
Average daily rate £520 £590 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £300 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £1,000 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £28.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.35% -34.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (66.67%) Reuters
2 2 (66.67%) Bloomberg
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) MetaFrame
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Equities
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IPT
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) IT Support
3 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior QA Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 1 (33.33%) Equities
2 1 (33.33%) Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) MetaFrame
1 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) Reuters
2 2 (66.67%) Bloomberg
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco