The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 70 70 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.088% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% 0.37% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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£375 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £55.50
% change year-on-year
-61.33% -32.43%
Client/Server
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
278 272 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.17% 23.90% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 126 97
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 12
Average hourly rate £14.39 £17.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +19.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.50 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £29.15 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (33.33%) C++
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
1 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 2 (16.67%) WSUS
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Dojo
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) Ext JS
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
2 2 (16.67%) EqualLogic
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Dell
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) CommVault
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Symantec
2 2 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Software Architect
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 2 (16.67%) Ext JS
2 2 (16.67%) Dojo
2 2 (16.67%) Sass
3 1 (8.33%) WPF
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) EqualLogic
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) AOP
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C++
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) AspectJ
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (16.67%) WSUS
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Dell
1 2 (16.67%) CommVault
1 2 (16.67%) Symantec
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
1 2 (16.67%) Lumension