The first 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 17 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 East of England 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 133 107 116
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 15 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.48% 0.44% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.25% 2.29% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 17
Average daily rate £475 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £415 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £320 £340
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £30.50 £28.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £29.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year
-17.24% -46.78%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
668 436 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.23% 19.30% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 213 302
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 51 68
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.45 £48.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Client/Server
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire -12 6 £500 +53.84% 2
Essex -16 6 £350 - 5
Cambridgeshire -16 3 £525 +23.52% 13
Hertfordshire - - - - 3
Suffolk - - - -
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (38.10%) Oracle
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Release Management
3 5 (23.81%) VB6
3 5 (23.81%) VB
3 5 (23.81%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) J2EE
3 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 4 (19.05%) Ant
4 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
4 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) Mainframe
4 4 (19.05%) Endeca
4 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
4 4 (19.05%) Maven
4 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
4 4 (19.05%) hybris
4 4 (19.05%) F5
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (14.29%) WinForms
5 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 3 (14.29%) Silverlight
5 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
2 3 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) SMTP
1 2 (9.52%) FTP
1 2 (9.52%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MS Access
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Ant
1 4 (19.05%) Maven
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Support Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Forms Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Implementation Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) J2EE
3 3 (14.29%) Silverlight
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (14.29%) Web Services
3 3 (14.29%) Middleware
3 3 (14.29%) WinForms
3 3 (14.29%) Ajax
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Release Management
2 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 3 (14.29%) MVC
3 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) ITSM
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) VB
2 5 (23.81%) VB6
3 4 (19.05%) VB.NET
3 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.52%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Statspack
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Endeca
2 4 (19.05%) hybris
2 4 (19.05%) F5
3 3 (14.29%) webMethods
4 1 (4.76%) Compuware
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Cognos
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
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