The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 110 108 113
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 32 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.11% 0.78% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.85% 2.70% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 16
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£425 £405 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +47.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £259 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £510 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £373
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 2
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.95 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -39.23%
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 of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
832 703 780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.92% 28.79% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 341 357
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 98 89
Average hourly rate £19.00 £31.50 £22.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.68% +37.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.90 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Client/Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Client/Server Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Cambridgeshire +1 15 £425 -16.25% 3
Suffolk - 7 £543 - 1
Essex -17 4 £325 +101.86%
Hertfordshire - 4 - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Client/Server
England

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (44.19%) Windows
2 18 (41.86%) Linux
3 15 (34.88%) UNIX
3 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
4 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
4 13 (30.23%) C++
5 12 (27.91%) SQL
6 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
6 10 (23.26%) Internet
7 9 (20.93%) HP
8 8 (18.60%) HTML
8 8 (18.60%) .NET
8 8 (18.60%) Oracle
8 8 (18.60%) Python
9 7 (16.28%) OO
9 7 (16.28%) C
9 7 (16.28%) OOD
9 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
9 7 (16.28%) Perforce
9 7 (16.28%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
9 7 (16.28%) JIRA
9 7 (16.28%) QA
10 6 (13.95%) DV Cleared
10 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (13.95%) MFC
11 5 (11.63%) Web Services
11 5 (11.63%) XML
11 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
11 5 (11.63%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (9.30%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Project
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) Internet
2 5 (11.63%) SAN
3 4 (9.30%) DNS
4 3 (6.98%) Firewall
4 3 (6.98%) DHCP
4 3 (6.98%) VPN
5 1 (2.33%) Bluetooth
5 1 (2.33%) WLAN
5 1 (2.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) WebFOCUS
3 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) QlikView
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) Android Studio
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Law
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) Administrator
3 6 (13.95%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Architect
4 5 (11.63%) C++ Developer
5 4 (9.30%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) HTML
1 8 (18.60%) .NET
2 6 (13.95%) MFC
3 5 (11.63%) Web Services
3 5 (11.63%) XML
4 4 (9.30%) J2EE
5 3 (6.98%) MSMQ
5 3 (6.98%) Middleware
5 3 (6.98%) Ajax
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.33%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (2.33%) Android SDK
6 1 (2.33%) ADO.NET
6 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.33%) CSS
6 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Streaming Media
2 4 (9.30%) N-Tier
2 4 (9.30%) HP Superdome
3 3 (6.98%) IPTV
3 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.98%) Replication
3 3 (6.98%) Clustering
3 3 (6.98%) PKI
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Windows
2 18 (41.86%) Linux
3 15 (34.88%) UNIX
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.30%) HPUX
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.33%) VMS
8 1 (2.33%) SUSE
8 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) OO
1 7 (16.28%) OOD
1 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
2 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (11.63%) Test Strategy
2 5 (11.63%) Software Deployment
2 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
2 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (11.63%) Scrum
2 5 (11.63%) Information Management
3 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.30%) MVC
3 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
3 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
3 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
3 4 (9.30%) Product Management
4 3 (6.98%) Business Transformation
4 3 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) C++
2 12 (27.91%) SQL
3 8 (18.60%) Python
4 7 (16.28%) C
5 3 (6.98%) C#
5 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.33%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.33%) Java
7 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.95%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) ISEB
5 2 (4.65%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.33%) MCSE
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Nagios
1 3 (6.98%) SCCM
1 3 (6.98%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (6.98%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) HP
3 8 (18.60%) Oracle
4 7 (16.28%) Perforce
5 5 (11.63%) VMware
6 4 (9.30%) Citrix
7 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.98%) webMethods
7 3 (6.98%) SAP
7 3 (6.98%) McAfee
7 3 (6.98%) Clearswift
7 3 (6.98%) Teradata
8 1 (2.33%) IBM
8 1 (2.33%) Symantec