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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank - 70 68
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 0 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.70% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.06% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £525 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +93.33%
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
217 339 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.12% 34.07% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 218 108
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £300 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 11
Median hourly rate £19.63 £17.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.44% +0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.94 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £22.75 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Client/Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Middleware
3 3 (60.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) Network Design
4 2 (40.00%) MCTS
4 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
4 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) MCSA
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) SaaS
4 2 (40.00%) PaaS
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (40.00%) IaaS
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (20.00%) Unix

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) ICT Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) ICT Support
1 2 (40.00%) ICT Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSA
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) MCTS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft