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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 77 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.34% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.26% 1.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -50.00%
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
354 252 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.26% 21.21% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 118 92
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £231 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 5
Average hourly rate £22.14 £16.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.15% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.95 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.95 £17.50 £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 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 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (33.33%) User Experience
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 2 (16.67%) VLAN
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Spring
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) ClearCase

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2003
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) VLAN
1 2 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) ClearCase
1 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
2 1 (8.33%) Mockito
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Release Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (8.33%) Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (8.33%) Business Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) UX Designer
2 1 (8.33%) Designer
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) JSF
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) Java SE
4 1 (8.33%) WPF
4 1 (8.33%) LINQ
4 1 (8.33%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
4 1 (8.33%) EJB
4 1 (8.33%) JSP
4 1 (8.33%) Servlets
4 1 (8.33%) Struts
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) MVC
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
1 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 2 (16.67%) Release Management
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
3 1 (8.33%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) AspectJ
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Avaloq
3 1 (8.33%) IBM