The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 82 75 65
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 9 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.59% 1.39% 1.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.18% 6.05% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Average daily rate
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£363 £263 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% +6.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £191 £64
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £335 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 8
Average hourly rate - £56.16 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £36.25 £43.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% -16.66%
Client/Server
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
413 380 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.92% 23.03% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 185 141
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £194 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £7.98 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £55.21 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Client/Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Client/Server Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +18 5 £425 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 £200 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £300 - 2
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Lincolnshire - - - -
Client/Server
England

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) NHS
4 2 (22.22%) FMCG
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) TestComplete
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Introscope
1 1 (11.11%) JMeter
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
1 2 (22.22%) FMCG
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) EPoS
2 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 1 (11.11%) Informatics
2 1 (11.11%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
1 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Budget Control
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
1 1 (11.11%) CA Wily
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) CA
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Cognos