The first 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 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 City of London 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 193 180 180
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 22 25 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.40% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 1.27% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 36
Average daily rate £425 £413 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £299 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £526 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.28% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £29.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year
-17.24% -46.78%
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2174 1975 2667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.81% 31.30% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1624 1461 1990
Average daily rate £500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 55 81
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £135.00 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Client/Server
London

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014, 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 (35.19%) Finance
2 15 (27.78%) Java
2 15 (27.78%) Windows
2 15 (27.78%) OO
3 12 (22.22%) SQL
3 12 (22.22%) Oracle
4 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
5 10 (18.52%) Internet
5 10 (18.52%) .NET
5 10 (18.52%) C#
5 10 (18.52%) Linux
5 10 (18.52%) Banking
6 8 (14.81%) Multithreading
6 8 (14.81%) UNIX
6 8 (14.81%) XML
7 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
7 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
7 7 (12.96%) C++
7 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
8 6 (11.11%) Asset Management
8 6 (11.11%) Spring
8 6 (11.11%) HTML
8 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 6 (11.11%) SOAP
8 6 (11.11%) Solaris
8 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
8 6 (11.11%) Games
8 6 (11.11%) Firewall
8 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
9 5 (9.26%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.26%) IIS
3 3 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.85%) Apache
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Project
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.85%) Final Cut Pro
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) Internet
2 6 (11.11%) Firewall
3 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.41%) SSH
5 3 (5.56%) SAN
6 2 (3.70%) NAS
6 2 (3.70%) IMAP
6 2 (3.70%) LAN
6 2 (3.70%) WAN
7 1 (1.85%) Intranet
7 1 (1.85%) CTI
7 1 (1.85%) Extranet
7 1 (1.85%) DHCP
7 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.85%) HTTP
7 1 (1.85%) DNS
7 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.85%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.85%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.56%) MySQL
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.70%) Couchbase
3 2 (3.70%) CouchDB
3 2 (3.70%) Pentaho
3 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.70%) DB2
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.85%) OLTP
4 1 (1.85%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (1.85%) KDB
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) JIRA
2 3 (5.56%) Selenium
3 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.70%) Maven
3 2 (3.70%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.85%) Toad
4 1 (1.85%) Calabash
4 1 (1.85%) CodeNarc
4 1 (1.85%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.85%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.85%) TestNG
4 1 (1.85%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.85%) Cobertura
4 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (35.19%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Banking
3 6 (11.11%) Games
4 4 (7.41%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Front Office
5 2 (3.70%) Advertising
5 2 (3.70%) Publishing
6 1 (1.85%) Law
6 1 (1.85%) Legal
6 1 (1.85%) Billing
6 1 (1.85%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Developer
2 8 (14.81%) Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Administrator
5 5 (9.26%) Security Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Tester
7 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Quantitative Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) .NET
2 8 (14.81%) XML
3 6 (11.11%) Spring
3 6 (11.11%) HTML
3 6 (11.11%) SOAP
4 5 (9.26%) Java RMI
4 5 (9.26%) XML-RPC
4 5 (9.26%) jQuery
4 5 (9.26%) HTML5
4 5 (9.26%) REST
5 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.56%) Web Services
6 3 (5.56%) WinForms
6 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.56%) RESTful
6 3 (5.56%) Backbone.js
6 3 (5.56%) D3.js
7 2 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.26%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.41%) Clustering
4 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.56%) Replication
4 3 (5.56%) Online Games
4 3 (5.56%) Derivative
4 3 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (3.70%) Kindle
5 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.70%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.85%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.85%) Equities
6 1 (1.85%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.85%) iPhone
6 1 (1.85%) Social Network
6 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Derivative
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Windows
2 10 (18.52%) Linux
3 8 (14.81%) UNIX
4 6 (11.11%) Solaris
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.85%) AIX
9 1 (1.85%) Android
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) OO
2 8 (14.81%) Multithreading
3 6 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 5 (9.26%) Regression Testing
4 5 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (9.26%) Information Security
4 5 (9.26%) Software Architecture
5 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
5 4 (7.41%) Software Distribution
5 4 (7.41%) Web Development
5 4 (7.41%) Test Scripting
5 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.41%) ITIL
6 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.56%) Project Management
6 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.56%) OOD
6 3 (5.56%) TDD
6 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.56%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) Java
2 12 (22.22%) SQL
3 10 (18.52%) C#
4 7 (12.96%) C++
5 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.41%) VB
7 3 (5.56%) RPG
7 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.70%) Groovy
8 2 (3.70%) VB6
8 2 (3.70%) Perl
8 2 (3.70%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.85%) XAML
9 1 (1.85%) PHP
9 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.85%) C
9 1 (1.85%) COBOL
9 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.85%) VBA
9 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (1.85%) CCA
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.85%) SLA
3 1 (1.85%) Basel III
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) XenApp
2 5 (9.26%) vSphere
3 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.56%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.70%) Postfix
6 1 (1.85%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.85%) XenServer
6 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Oracle
2 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.26%) IBM
4 4 (7.41%) VMware
4 4 (7.41%) HP
4 4 (7.41%) Sun
4 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.56%) Intel
5 3 (5.56%) Citrix
5 3 (5.56%) Sybase
6 2 (3.70%) Calypso
6 2 (3.70%) NetApp
6 2 (3.70%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.85%) Open Text
7 1 (1.85%) Symantec
7 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.85%) Dell
7 1 (1.85%) EMC
7 1 (1.85%) Cisco
7 1 (1.85%) Barracuda Networks
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