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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 108 122 109
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 26 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.92% 0.70% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.34% 2.74% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 1
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£550 £435 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% +33.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 £30.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.67% +8.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 £30.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.46% +5.17%
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
778 766 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.64% 25.58% 29.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 424 321
Average daily rate £363 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.68% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 66 79
Average hourly rate £36.50 £27.24 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.01% -9.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.25 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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
Suffolk - 22 £550 - 2
Essex -1 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £425 - 1
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 31 (88.57%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Linux
3 16 (45.71%) Information Management
4 15 (42.86%) Visualisation
4 15 (42.86%) User Stories
4 15 (42.86%) XML
5 13 (37.14%) ADO
5 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
5 13 (37.14%) C#
5 13 (37.14%) VB
5 13 (37.14%) .NET
5 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
5 13 (37.14%) .NET Framework
6 10 (28.57%) N-Tier
6 10 (28.57%) SDLC
7 9 (25.71%) Process Management
7 9 (25.71%) Kofax
8 8 (22.86%) Hadoop
9 7 (20.00%) Python
9 7 (20.00%) Document Management
9 7 (20.00%) Process Improvement
9 7 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
10 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
10 6 (17.14%) Content Management
10 6 (17.14%) Documentum
10 6 (17.14%) EMC
11 5 (14.29%) Java
11 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
11 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (11.43%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 6 (17.14%) Documentum
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) VPN
2 2 (5.71%) IPv4
2 2 (5.71%) IPv6
2 2 (5.71%) MPLS
2 2 (5.71%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) Hadoop
3 3 (8.57%) Big Data
3 3 (8.57%) Apache Hive
4 2 (5.71%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
General
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Architect
2 7 (20.00%) AWS Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Platform Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Designer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Integrator
6 2 (5.71%) DBA
6 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.71%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.71%) IT Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Integration Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) XML
2 13 (37.14%) ADO
2 13 (37.14%) .NET
2 13 (37.14%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.71%) Java EE
3 2 (5.71%) HTML
3 2 (5.71%) J2EE
4 1 (2.86%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Visualisation
2 10 (28.57%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.71%) PKI
3 2 (5.71%) Streaming Media
3 2 (5.71%) IPTV
3 2 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) PMI
4 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 31 (88.57%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) UNIX
4 1 (2.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Information Management
2 15 (42.86%) User Stories
3 10 (28.57%) SDLC
4 9 (25.71%) Process Management
5 7 (20.00%) Document Management
5 7 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 7 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 6 (17.14%) Content Management
7 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.43%) Server Hardening
8 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (8.57%) OO
8 3 (8.57%) OOD
8 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.71%) Manual Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (5.71%) Information Security
9 2 (5.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) C#
1 13 (37.14%) VB
2 7 (20.00%) Python
3 5 (14.29%) Java
4 4 (11.43%) SQL
5 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.57%) Perl
6 2 (5.71%) C++
6 2 (5.71%) C
7 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.86%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) MCP
2 2 (5.71%) CCNP
2 2 (5.71%) CCNA
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) Kofax
3 6 (17.14%) EMC
4 2 (5.71%) Splunk
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Perforce
4 2 (5.71%) OpenText
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) BT
5 1 (2.86%) CommVault
5 1 (2.86%) NetApp