The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the 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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 377 380 344
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -36
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 226 192 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.39% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% 1.21% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 128 113
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Average hourly rate £17.00 £35.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.44% +78.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.94 £14.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £41.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.68 £24.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-34.68% -14.28%
Client/Server
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15648 15811 13621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.86% 31.80% 31.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9733 9969 8336
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 579 620 585
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.91 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in England

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in England

Client/Server
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Client/Server Daily Rate Histogram in England

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in England

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 5 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
London +15 105 £450 +8.76% 96
South East -10 48 £349 +3.40% 23
East of England +18 19 £550 +10.00% 7
North East +2 10 £425 - 3
South West +8 9 £450 +50.00% 7
Yorkshire -14 8 £325 -7.14%
East Midlands -4 7 £250 -
West Midlands -30 5 £348 -15.75% 6
North West -17 3 £325 - 7
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 189 (45.87%) Windows
2 152 (36.89%) SQL
3 104 (25.24%) Microsoft
4 102 (24.76%) .NET
5 101 (24.51%) Finance
5 101 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
6 89 (21.60%) SQL Server
7 88 (21.36%) XML
8 86 (20.87%) Linux
9 77 (18.69%) Java
10 75 (18.20%) C#
11 68 (16.50%) Web Services
12 66 (16.02%) HTML
13 59 (14.32%) UNIX
14 56 (13.59%) Internet
15 55 (13.35%) VMware
16 48 (11.65%) MS Excel
17 47 (11.41%) JavaScript
17 47 (11.41%) Active Directory
17 47 (11.41%) Security Cleared
18 46 (11.17%) C++
19 42 (10.19%) Oracle
20 41 (9.95%) Windows Server 2008
21 40 (9.71%) Multithreading
21 40 (9.71%) TCP/IP
22 39 (9.47%) IIS
23 38 (9.22%) TDD
24 37 (8.98%) QA
24 37 (8.98%) OO
25 36 (8.74%) J2EE

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 39 (9.47%) IIS
2 28 (6.80%) WebSphere
3 25 (6.07%) SharePoint
4 24 (5.83%) Tomcat
5 23 (5.58%) JBoss
6 20 (4.85%) WebLogic
7 10 (2.43%) Apache
7 10 (2.43%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.70%) Node.js
9 6 (1.46%) Confluence
9 6 (1.46%) CMS
9 6 (1.46%) Documentum
10 5 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.21%) Jetty
11 4 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.73%) SAS
12 3 (0.73%) Moodle
13 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.49%) GlassFish
Applications
1 48 (11.65%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.88%) MS Office
3 10 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.49%) SPSS
6 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.97%) SaaS
3 3 (0.73%) PaaS
3 3 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.24%) Route 53
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 56 (13.59%) Internet
2 40 (9.71%) TCP/IP
3 31 (7.52%) SSL
4 24 (5.83%) SAN
5 22 (5.34%) HTTP
6 21 (5.10%) Firewall
7 20 (4.85%) VPN
8 18 (4.37%) VLAN
9 15 (3.64%) DNS
10 14 (3.40%) Wireshark
10 14 (3.40%) LAN
10 14 (3.40%) WAN
11 11 (2.67%) Network Security
12 10 (2.43%) 2G
12 10 (2.43%) 2.5G
12 10 (2.43%) 3G
12 10 (2.43%) SDH
13 9 (2.18%) LDAP
13 9 (2.18%) MPLS
13 9 (2.18%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (21.60%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.28%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.40%) Oracle Database
4 13 (3.16%) RDBMS
4 13 (3.16%) NoSQL
5 12 (2.91%) Big Data
5 12 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.43%) Hadoop
6 10 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.18%) MySQL
8 8 (1.94%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.21%) Redis
11 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.97%) SimpleDB
11 4 (0.97%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 30 (7.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (7.04%) Visual Studio
3 27 (6.55%) Subversion
4 21 (5.10%) JIRA
5 20 (4.85%) Git (software)
6 16 (3.88%) Jenkins
7 12 (2.91%) StarTeam
8 11 (2.67%) ClearCase
9 10 (2.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 8 (1.94%) MSI
11 7 (1.70%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.46%) Selenium
12 6 (1.46%) FishEye
12 6 (1.46%) JUnit
13 5 (1.21%) IntelliJ
13 5 (1.21%) Maven
13 5 (1.21%) SoapUI
13 5 (1.21%) VisualVM
13 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (1.21%) GitLab
General
1 101 (24.51%) Finance
2 29 (7.04%) Banking
3 20 (4.85%) Games
4 14 (3.40%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.43%) Publishing
6 9 (2.18%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.94%) Retail
8 6 (1.46%) Marketing
8 6 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.21%) Legal
10 4 (0.97%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.97%) Front Office
11 3 (0.73%) Back Office
11 3 (0.73%) Billing
11 3 (0.73%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.49%) Advertising
12 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.24%) Law
13 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 155 (37.62%) Developer
2 53 (12.86%) Analyst
3 52 (12.62%) Architect
4 28 (6.80%) Consultant
5 26 (6.31%) C++ Developer
6 25 (6.07%) .NET Developer
6 25 (6.07%) Java Developer
7 22 (5.34%) C# Developer
8 18 (4.37%) Technical Consultant
9 15 (3.64%) Test Analyst
9 15 (3.64%) Administrator
10 13 (3.16%) Web Developer
11 11 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (2.67%) Applications Support
11 11 (2.67%) Support Analyst
11 11 (2.67%) Infrastructure Architect
12 10 (2.43%) iOS Developer
12 10 (2.43%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (2.43%) Tester
13 9 (2.18%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (24.76%) .NET
2 88 (21.36%) XML
3 68 (16.50%) Web Services
4 66 (16.02%) HTML
5 36 (8.74%) J2EE
6 35 (8.50%) SOAP
7 33 (8.01%) .NET Framework
7 33 (8.01%) WCF
8 32 (7.77%) CSS
9 28 (6.80%) RESTful
10 27 (6.55%) REST
11 24 (5.83%) ASP.NET
12 22 (5.34%) jQuery
13 19 (4.61%) Spring
13 19 (4.61%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (4.13%) WinForms
14 17 (4.13%) ADO
15 16 (3.88%) HTML5
16 15 (3.64%) WPF
17 14 (3.40%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.77%) Mobile App
2 28 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.10%) N-Tier
4 15 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (3.40%) User Experience
5 14 (3.40%) Visualisation
5 14 (3.40%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.16%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.91%) Data Structures
8 11 (2.67%) Clustering
9 9 (2.18%) PKI
9 9 (2.18%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (1.94%) Open Source
11 7 (1.70%) Mainframe
11 7 (1.70%) Derivative
11 7 (1.70%) iPhone
11 7 (1.70%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.70%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.46%) Mobile Computing
12 6 (1.46%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 189 (45.87%) Windows
2 86 (20.87%) Linux
3 59 (14.32%) UNIX
4 41 (9.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (7.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (7.04%) Windows 7
7 28 (6.80%) Apple iOS
8 19 (4.61%) Android
9 17 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (2.43%) Solaris
11 6 (1.46%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.21%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.97%) CentOS
13 4 (0.97%) webOS
13 4 (0.97%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.73%) VME
14 3 (0.73%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.49%) Windows Phone 8
15 2 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (9.71%) Multithreading
3 38 (9.22%) TDD
4 37 (8.98%) OO
5 33 (8.01%) Scrum
6 32 (7.77%) SOA
7 31 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (7.04%) Migration
9 27 (6.55%) MVC
10 26 (6.31%) Project Management
11 24 (5.83%) ITIL
12 23 (5.58%) Configuration Management
12 23 (5.58%) System Testing
13 22 (5.34%) Process Management
14 19 (4.61%) OOD
15 18 (4.37%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (4.13%) Web Development
16 17 (4.13%) User Stories
17 15 (3.64%) Test Planning
18 14 (3.40%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 152 (36.89%) SQL
2 77 (18.69%) Java
3 75 (18.20%) C#
4 47 (11.41%) JavaScript
5 46 (11.17%) C++
6 33 (8.01%) Python
7 26 (6.31%) VB
8 24 (5.83%) T-SQL
9 22 (5.34%) Perl
10 21 (5.10%) Bash Shell
11 20 (4.85%) PowerShell
11 20 (4.85%) Ruby
12 18 (4.37%) VB.NET
13 15 (3.64%) PL/SQL
14 12 (2.91%) PHP
15 11 (2.67%) C
16 10 (2.43%) Objective-C
17 7 (1.70%) VBScript
17 7 (1.70%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.97%) VB6
Qualifications
1 47 (11.41%) Security Cleared
2 27 (6.55%) DV Cleared
2 27 (6.55%) Degree
3 15 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.21%) MCSE
5 5 (1.21%) CCNP
5 5 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 4 (0.97%) PMP
6 4 (0.97%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.73%) MCP
7 3 (0.73%) CCNA
7 3 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.73%) VCAP
8 1 (0.24%) CISSP
8 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.24%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.98%) QA
2 8 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.46%) SLA
5 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (11.41%) Active Directory
2 28 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.67%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.18%) VMware ESX
5 8 (1.94%) vSphere
6 7 (1.70%) vCloud
7 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (1.21%) XenServer
9 3 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.49%) XenApp
10 2 (0.49%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.49%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.49%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.24%) RACF
11 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 19 (4.61%) SCCM
2 18 (4.37%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (1.94%) SCOM
6 6 (1.46%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.21%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.21%) Puppet
8 4 (0.97%) Salt
8 4 (0.97%) SAP Afaria
8 4 (0.97%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 4 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.73%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.73%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.73%) SCSM
10 2 (0.49%) WSUS
10 2 (0.49%) MOM
10 2 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 104 (25.24%) Microsoft
2 55 (13.35%) VMware
3 42 (10.19%) Oracle
4 36 (8.74%) HP
5 21 (5.10%) Cisco
6 20 (4.85%) Citrix
7 19 (4.61%) IBM
8 14 (3.40%) Apple
8 14 (3.40%) SAP
9 13 (3.16%) McAfee
10 12 (2.91%) Dell
11 11 (2.67%) EMC
11 11 (2.67%) Kofax
12 10 (2.43%) Perforce
12 10 (2.43%) Juniper
13 9 (2.18%) Sun
13 9 (2.18%) Red Hat
13 9 (2.18%) NetApp
14 8 (1.94%) F5
14 8 (1.94%) 3PAR
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