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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 81 85 73
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 8 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.56% 0.14% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.65% 0.60% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Median daily rate £425 £363 £254
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £367 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.37% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £26.09 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-11.83% -14.46%
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
486 331 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.08% 22.87% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 185 181
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £482 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +56.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Client/Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) WSUS
3 7 (77.78%) Application Packaging
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (77.78%) XenApp
3 7 (77.78%) XenDesktop
3 7 (77.78%) NetScaler
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) VBScript
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) VMware ESX
3 7 (77.78%) Clustering
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) NetApp
6 2 (22.22%) AppSense
6 2 (22.22%) Service Management
6 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
6 2 (22.22%) Fiddler
6 2 (22.22%) SCOM
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
7 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
7 1 (11.11%) Time Management

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (11.11%) InDesign
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) NetScaler
2 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
3 1 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Support Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (22.22%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (22.22%) Storage Support Engineer
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Build Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Designer
6 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Build Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior SCCM Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) CSS3
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) CMDB
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Application Packaging
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
1 7 (77.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCITP
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) VMware ESX
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (77.78%) XenApp
2 7 (77.78%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) WSUS
2 2 (22.22%) SCOM
3 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) AppSense
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe
5 1 (11.11%) Apple
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec