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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 135 99 121
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +22
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 12 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.39% 0.93% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 2.96% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 9
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£385 £450 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £15.95 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
-61.33% -26.47%
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
912 742 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.69% 31.33% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 370 344
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £215 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 87 99
Average hourly rate £24.50 £29.00 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -4.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.44 £14.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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
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 23 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hertfordshire -19 8 - - 2
Cambridgeshire 0 2 - - 7
Essex -18 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £385 - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (25.00%) Finance
3 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.22%) Project Management
3 8 (22.22%) Degree
3 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
4 7 (19.44%) J2EE
5 6 (16.67%) .NET
5 6 (16.67%) Web Services
5 6 (16.67%) SAN
5 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (13.89%) Software Deployment
6 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
6 5 (13.89%) MVC
6 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (13.89%) HP
6 5 (13.89%) Middleware
6 5 (13.89%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (13.89%) UNIX
6 5 (13.89%) Java
7 4 (11.11%) ITIL
7 4 (11.11%) Ant
7 4 (11.11%) HPUX
7 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (13.89%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (13.89%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (8.33%) Apache
2 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.78%) Drupal
3 1 (2.78%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Project
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
1 1 (2.78%) PaaS
1 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) DMZ
2 1 (2.78%) NAS
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) WebFOCUS
3 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) QlikView
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Ant
1 4 (11.11%) Maven
1 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Architect
2 5 (13.89%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (13.89%) Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Support Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.78%) QlikView Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) E-Learning Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.78%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) J2EE
2 6 (16.67%) Web Services
2 6 (16.67%) .NET
3 5 (13.89%) Middleware
4 4 (11.11%) Ajax
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (5.56%) HTML
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.78%) HTML5
6 1 (2.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.78%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.78%) Java EE
6 1 (2.78%) WCF
6 1 (2.78%) LINQ
6 1 (2.78%) SAP PI
6 1 (2.78%) XML
6 1 (2.78%) XSLT
6 1 (2.78%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 4 (11.11%) HP Superdome
2 3 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.78%) Open Source
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.78%) e-Health
3 1 (2.78%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) UNIX
3 4 (11.11%) HPUX
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Linux
6 1 (2.78%) VMS
6 1 (2.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Project Management
1 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (13.89%) Software Deployment
3 5 (13.89%) MVC
4 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.11%) Change Management
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.33%) Release Management
5 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (8.33%) OO
5 3 (8.33%) SOA
5 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.78%) ActionScript
3 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
1 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) vSphere
2 1 (2.78%) VMFS
2 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.89%) HP
4 4 (11.11%) webMethods
4 4 (11.11%) Endeca
4 4 (11.11%) hybris
4 4 (11.11%) F5
5 3 (8.33%) VMware
5 3 (8.33%) Teradata
5 3 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) Symantec
6 1 (2.78%) EMC
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix
6 1 (2.78%) CA
6 1 (2.78%) NetApp