The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham 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 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 25 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.79% - 3.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.58% - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£495 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £306 £311
% change year-on-year
+23.26% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -60.00%
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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 Cheltenham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
31 10 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 21.23% 18.18% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 17
Average daily rate £495 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £308 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Average hourly rate £36.00 £12.88 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+179.61% -61.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Client/Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Client/Server Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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%) Python
1 6 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) OOD
2 5 (62.50%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) 2G
3 4 (50.00%) 2.5G
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) SDH
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (50.00%) ClearCase
3 4 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (50.00%) STL
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Subversion
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (50.00%) 4G
3 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (50.00%) 3G
4 3 (37.50%) Information Management
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Release Management

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) 2G
1 4 (50.00%) 2.5G
1 4 (50.00%) SDH
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (50.00%) 4G
1 4 (50.00%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 4 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Law
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) C++ Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) STL
2 1 (12.50%) COM
2 1 (12.50%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OOD
1 5 (62.50%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Information Management
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft