The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 71 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% - 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% - 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£550 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £314 £313
% change year-on-year
+27.49% +0.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £32.50 £53.00
% change year-on-year
-55.38% -38.67%
Client/Server
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
249 215 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.49% 26.98% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 113 89
Average daily rate £413 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £203 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £513 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 11
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £16.84
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.06 £14.15 £14.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Client/Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Client/Server Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Knutsford - 1 £625 -
Warrington - 1 £475 -
Client/Server
North West

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Lombardi
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) TestNG
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) REST

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (33.33%) Documentum
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Lombardi
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) Flash
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (33.33%) EAI
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM