The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Chester region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank - 24 16
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.69% 2.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.33% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.28% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £29.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year
-17.24% -46.78%
Miscellaneous Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
73 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 27.97% 20.69% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 6
Average daily rate £345 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £353 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £9.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+261.11% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Client/Server
Cheshire

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Client/Server
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 5 (100.00%) Time Management
1 5 (100.00%) User Stories
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Data Integration

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 5 (100.00%) Time Management
1 5 (100.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA