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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 181 182 185
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 18 35 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.48% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 1.49% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 25
Average daily rate
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£370 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.47% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £278 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £569 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £53.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-72.64% -11.66%
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
1735 2344 2530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.41% 32.34% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1216 1716 1907
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 61 58
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £44.15 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 August 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 29 August 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 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) Linux
2 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
3 12 (32.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (29.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (27.03%) UNIX
5 10 (27.03%) HTML
6 9 (24.32%) .NET
6 9 (24.32%) Oracle
6 9 (24.32%) Finance
6 9 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (21.62%) Migration
8 7 (18.92%) Firewall
8 7 (18.92%) Banking
8 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
8 7 (18.92%) Windows
8 7 (18.92%) Web Services
8 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
8 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
8 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
9 6 (16.22%) QA
9 6 (16.22%) RHEV
9 6 (16.22%) Sun
9 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
9 6 (16.22%) Solaris
9 6 (16.22%) C#
9 6 (16.22%) SSH
10 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (13.51%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (10.81%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.70%) Moodle
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
1 7 (18.92%) Firewall
2 6 (16.22%) SSH
3 2 (5.41%) Multicast
4 1 (2.70%) SNMP
4 1 (2.70%) VLAN
4 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.70%) FCoE
4 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
4 1 (2.70%) DNS
4 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.70%) DataStage
4 1 (2.70%) KDB
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.81%) Selenium
3 2 (5.41%) JUnit
3 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.41%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (5.41%) Introscope
3 2 (5.41%) Xcode
3 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) Cobertura
4 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) Calabash
4 1 (2.70%) CodeNarc
4 1 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.70%) LoadUI
4 1 (2.70%) Maven
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
4 1 (2.70%) Rational Rose
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Developer
2 5 (13.51%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Service Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Quality Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Tester
5 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.41%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Java Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.41%) QA Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) HTML
2 9 (24.32%) .NET
3 7 (18.92%) Web Services
4 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
4 5 (13.51%) HTML5
5 4 (10.81%) XML
6 3 (8.11%) WinForms
6 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
6 3 (8.11%) OAuth
7 2 (5.41%) jQuery
7 2 (5.41%) Java EE
7 2 (5.41%) JSON
7 2 (5.41%) CSS
7 2 (5.41%) Spring
7 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.41%) PhoneGap
8 1 (2.70%) Reactive Extensions
8 1 (2.70%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.70%) Task Parallel Library
8 1 (2.70%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
1 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.70%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.70%) E-Learning
2 1 (2.70%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Derivative
2 1 (2.70%) Derivative
2 1 (2.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (2.70%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (2.70%) Spread Betting
2 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.70%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) UNIX
3 7 (18.92%) Windows
4 6 (16.22%) Solaris
5 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.41%) Debian
7 2 (5.41%) Android
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.70%) CentOS
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (24.32%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (21.62%) Migration
4 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
5 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.81%) Performance Testing
6 4 (10.81%) OO
6 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.81%) BDD
7 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.11%) Software Architecture
7 3 (8.11%) UML
7 3 (8.11%) Resource Management
7 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.11%) TDD
7 3 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (5.41%) Web Development
8 2 (5.41%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
3 6 (16.22%) C#
4 5 (13.51%) C++
4 5 (13.51%) Java
4 5 (13.51%) C
5 3 (8.11%) Python
5 3 (8.11%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.41%) Groovy
6 2 (5.41%) ActionScript
6 2 (5.41%) VBA
6 2 (5.41%) VB
7 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
7 1 (2.70%) RPG
7 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Sun Certification
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Basel III
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) RHEV
2 1 (2.70%) NFS
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) vSphere
2 1 (2.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle
3 6 (16.22%) Sun
3 6 (16.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.41%) Perforce
4 2 (5.41%) Splunk
5 1 (2.70%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) F5
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.70%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.70%) Websense
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) EMC
5 1 (2.70%) Sybase
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
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