The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 180 186 190
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 16 18 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.31% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 0.86% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 26
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£405 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -14.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £333 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £603 £569
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £53.00
% change year-on-year
- -72.64%
Client/Server
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1992 2095 2772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.87% 36.07% 38.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1585 1483 2029
Average daily rate £475 £475 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 46 62
Average hourly rate £17.99 £18.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.67 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £36.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Client/Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Client/Server Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 19 (41.30%) .NET
2 17 (36.96%) Windows
3 16 (34.78%) Finance
4 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
4 14 (30.43%) XML
4 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 13 (28.26%) Banking
6 12 (26.09%) Web Services
7 11 (23.91%) SQL
8 10 (21.74%) C#
8 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (17.39%) Internet
10 7 (15.22%) Java
10 7 (15.22%) VB.NET
10 7 (15.22%) Linux
10 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (15.22%) SDLC
11 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (13.04%) Multithreading
11 6 (13.04%) WCF
11 6 (13.04%) WebSphere
11 6 (13.04%) UNIX
11 6 (13.04%) OO
11 6 (13.04%) HTML
11 6 (13.04%) VB
11 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
12 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
12 5 (10.87%) ITIL
12 5 (10.87%) Project Management
12 5 (10.87%) DNS

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.70%) IIS
3 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.35%) JBoss
4 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.35%) Lync
4 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.17%) Mule ESB
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.17%) Mule
5 1 (2.17%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) PaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) Internet
2 5 (10.87%) DNS
3 3 (6.52%) SSL
3 3 (6.52%) SMTP
3 3 (6.52%) HTTP
4 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.35%) DHCP
4 2 (4.35%) SAN
4 2 (4.35%) Firewall
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.17%) Extranet
5 1 (2.17%) Intranet
5 1 (2.17%) VPN
5 1 (2.17%) ADSL
5 1 (2.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) WLAN
5 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.35%) Big Data
4 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.17%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.17%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.70%) JIRA
3 2 (4.35%) FitNesse
3 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.35%) Hudson
3 2 (4.35%) SpecFlow
3 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.35%) Ant
3 2 (4.35%) VisualAge
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.35%) Subversion
3 2 (4.35%) Maven
4 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 13 (28.26%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.70%) Front Office
4 4 (8.70%) Back Office
5 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.35%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.17%) Marketing
6 1 (2.17%) Polish Language
6 1 (2.17%) Billing
6 1 (2.17%) Law
6 1 (2.17%) Legal
6 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Web Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Applications Developer
5 3 (6.52%) VB Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Web Applications Developer
5 3 (6.52%) VB6 Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior QA Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) QA Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Java Architect
6 2 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (41.30%) .NET
2 14 (30.43%) XML
3 12 (26.09%) Web Services
4 6 (13.04%) HTML
4 6 (13.04%) WCF
5 5 (10.87%) WinForms
5 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
5 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
6 4 (8.70%) J2EE
6 4 (8.70%) Middleware
6 4 (8.70%) Spring
6 4 (8.70%) jQuery
7 3 (6.52%) WPF
7 3 (6.52%) HTML5
7 3 (6.52%) EJB
7 3 (6.52%) JSP
7 3 (6.52%) Servlets
8 2 (4.35%) SOAP
8 2 (4.35%) Struts
8 2 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Fixed Income
1 5 (10.87%) Clustering
1 5 (10.87%) Derivative
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Equities
2 4 (8.70%) User Experience
2 4 (8.70%) N-Tier
2 4 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) AS400
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.17%) PMI
4 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Linux
3 6 (13.04%) UNIX
4 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.52%) Solaris
6 1 (2.17%) AIX
6 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.17%) Android
6 1 (2.17%) CentOS
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (15.22%) SDLC
3 6 (13.04%) Multithreading
3 6 (13.04%) OO
4 5 (10.87%) ITIL
4 5 (10.87%) Project Management
4 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
5 4 (8.70%) Process Management
5 4 (8.70%) OOD
5 4 (8.70%) SOA
5 4 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (8.70%) Memory Management
5 4 (8.70%) Low Latency
6 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.52%) Use Case
6 3 (6.52%) System Testing
6 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 10 (21.74%) C#
3 7 (15.22%) Java
3 7 (15.22%) VB.NET
4 6 (13.04%) VB
4 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.52%) Perl
5 3 (6.52%) VB6
6 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.35%) PHP
6 2 (4.35%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) VBScript
7 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) MCP
1 1 (2.17%) MCSA
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.17%) PMP
1 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
1 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.52%) NFS
2 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) vSphere
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.17%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.17%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.17%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.17%) SCSM
3 1 (2.17%) WSUS
3 1 (2.17%) SCOM
3 1 (2.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) Dell
3 3 (6.52%) EMC
3 3 (6.52%) IBM
3 3 (6.52%) NetApp
3 3 (6.52%) Veritas
4 2 (4.35%) Sybase
4 2 (4.35%) Murex
4 2 (4.35%) HP
4 2 (4.35%) Sophos
4 2 (4.35%) Charles River
4 2 (4.35%) Kofax
4 2 (4.35%) LANDesk
4 2 (4.35%) Qualys
4 2 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Polycom
5 1 (2.17%) ArcSight
5 1 (2.17%) Lumension
5 1 (2.17%) ATG
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago