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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 83 68 62
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 7 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.47% 1.49% 1.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 6.72% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £263 £68
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +288.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £191 £64
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £335 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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 £53.00 £55.50
% change year-on-year
-72.64% -4.50%
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
315 357 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.94% 22.16% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 178 89
Average daily rate £336 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.46% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £171 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 32
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.98% -47.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £8.62 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £53.95 £65.00
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 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +12 4 - - 1
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £300 - 1
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Lincolnshire - - - -
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (37.50%) FMCG
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (25.00%) NHS
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
4 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Introscope
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
1 1 (12.50%) TestComplete
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) JMS
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) FMCG
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 1 (12.50%) Informatics
3 1 (12.50%) RIA
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Project Governance
1 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
2 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
1 1 (12.50%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) SAP