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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 181 189 192
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 23 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.32% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.03% 0.85% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 25
Average daily rate
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£403 £375 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £32.50 £53.00
% change year-on-year
-55.38% -38.67%
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
2240 2227 2743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.69% 37.75% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1794 1618 2021
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 43 70
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £41.60 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 20 (37.74%) .NET
2 19 (35.85%) Windows
3 17 (32.08%) Finance
4 16 (30.19%) SQL
4 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
5 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
5 14 (26.42%) XML
5 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (24.53%) Java
7 12 (22.64%) Web Services
7 12 (22.64%) Banking
8 11 (20.75%) C#
8 11 (20.75%) Internet
9 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
9 9 (16.98%) HTML
9 9 (16.98%) OO
10 8 (15.09%) Linux
10 8 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (15.09%) Multithreading
11 7 (13.21%) jQuery
11 7 (13.21%) HTML5
11 7 (13.21%) SDLC
11 7 (13.21%) UNIX
11 7 (13.21%) VB.NET
12 6 (11.32%) WebSphere
12 6 (11.32%) IIS
12 6 (11.32%) VB
12 6 (11.32%) MySQL
12 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
12 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (11.32%) IIS
1 6 (11.32%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.77%) JBoss
3 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.77%) Lync
4 1 (1.89%) Node.js
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.89%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.89%) Mule
4 1 (1.89%) Moodle
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) PaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) Internet
2 4 (7.55%) DNS
3 3 (5.66%) SSL
3 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.66%) VPN
3 3 (5.66%) SMTP
3 3 (5.66%) HTTP
3 3 (5.66%) Firewall
4 2 (3.77%) WAN
4 2 (3.77%) DHCP
4 2 (3.77%) LAN
4 2 (3.77%) SAN
5 1 (1.89%) Intranet
5 1 (1.89%) Extranet
5 1 (1.89%) MPLS
5 1 (1.89%) WLAN
5 1 (1.89%) LDAP
5 1 (1.89%) ADSL
5 1 (1.89%) SNMP
5 1 (1.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) MySQL
3 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.66%) Big Data
4 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.89%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.89%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.66%) Ant
2 3 (5.66%) Subversion
2 3 (5.66%) Maven
2 3 (5.66%) JIRA
3 2 (3.77%) Hudson
3 2 (3.77%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.77%) FitNesse
3 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.89%) Grunt
4 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.89%) Gradle
4 1 (1.89%) Selenium
4 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.89%) VisualAge
4 1 (1.89%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 17 (32.08%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.55%) Front Office
5 3 (5.66%) Back Office
6 2 (3.77%) Games
7 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.89%) Law
7 1 (1.89%) Legal
7 1 (1.89%) Publishing
7 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.89%) Marketing
7 1 (1.89%) Polish Language
7 1 (1.89%) Retail
7 1 (1.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (49.06%) Developer
2 14 (26.42%) Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Web Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Architect
5 5 (9.43%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.43%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.66%) VB Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (5.66%) VB6 Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior QA Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Security Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) QA Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) .NET
2 14 (26.42%) XML
3 12 (22.64%) Web Services
4 9 (16.98%) HTML
5 7 (13.21%) jQuery
5 7 (13.21%) HTML5
6 6 (11.32%) WCF
6 6 (11.32%) Backbone.js
6 6 (11.32%) Underscore.js
6 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
6 6 (11.32%) Sass
6 6 (11.32%) LESS
7 5 (9.43%) Ember.js
7 5 (9.43%) D3.js
7 5 (9.43%) RESTful
7 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
7 5 (9.43%) WinForms
7 5 (9.43%) Spring
7 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
8 4 (7.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) User Experience
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.55%) Clustering
3 4 (7.55%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.66%) Derivative
4 3 (5.66%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.77%) AS400
5 2 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.77%) NHS
5 2 (3.77%) Equities
6 1 (1.89%) PKI
6 1 (1.89%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.89%) W3C
6 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.85%) Windows
2 8 (15.09%) Linux
3 7 (13.21%) UNIX
4 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) CentOS
5 2 (3.77%) Solaris
6 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.89%) Android
6 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.98%) OO
3 8 (15.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (15.09%) Multithreading
4 7 (13.21%) SDLC
5 5 (9.43%) Web Development
5 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
5 5 (9.43%) ITIL
6 4 (7.55%) Process Management
6 4 (7.55%) Memory Management
6 4 (7.55%) Low Latency
7 3 (5.66%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (5.66%) BDD
7 3 (5.66%) System Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.66%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Scrum
7 3 (5.66%) Project Management
7 3 (5.66%) CRM
7 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) SQL
2 13 (24.53%) Java
3 11 (20.75%) C#
4 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
5 7 (13.21%) VB.NET
6 6 (11.32%) VB
7 3 (5.66%) VB6
7 3 (5.66%) Perl
7 3 (5.66%) PHP
7 3 (5.66%) C++
8 2 (3.77%) Python
8 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.89%) Korn
9 1 (1.89%) PHP5
9 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 1 (1.89%) PMP
2 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.89%) MCP
2 1 (1.89%) MCSA
2 1 (1.89%) CCNA
2 1 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.66%) vSphere
4 2 (3.77%) NFS
4 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.89%) vCloud
5 1 (1.89%) XenServer
5 1 (1.89%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) SCCM
2 2 (3.77%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.77%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (1.89%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.89%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.89%) SCSM
3 1 (1.89%) MOM
3 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.89%) WSUS
3 1 (1.89%) SCOM
3 1 (1.89%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) Dell
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle
3 4 (7.55%) VMware
4 3 (5.66%) IBM
4 3 (5.66%) Citrix
4 3 (5.66%) NetApp
5 2 (3.77%) Veritas
5 2 (3.77%) Sophos
5 2 (3.77%) Charles River
5 2 (3.77%) Kofax
5 2 (3.77%) EMC
5 2 (3.77%) Sybase
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco
5 2 (3.77%) LANDesk
5 2 (3.77%) Qualys
6 1 (1.89%) Polycom
6 1 (1.89%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.89%) F5
6 1 (1.89%) ArcSight