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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 373 346 295
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -51
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 220 231 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.48% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.65% 1.81% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 139 140
Average daily rate
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£385 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £53.00 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.64% -11.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £53.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-72.64% -11.66%
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
13306 12787 13590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.00% 26.57% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8068 8002 8055
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 587 545 721
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Client/Server Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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
London +10 98 £375 -13.34% 66
South East -22 33 £388 +10.71% 19
West Midlands -3 23 £300 -14.28% 7
South West -23 19 £575 -4.16% 8
North West -16 16 £548 +36.87% 10
East of England -25 12 £385 -12.99% 6
Yorkshire -4 11 £353 +17.50% 3
East Midlands -16 7 £375 +42.85% 3
North East - - - - 4
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 123 (30.22%) Finance
2 116 (28.50%) Windows
3 113 (27.76%) Microsoft
4 85 (20.88%) Web Services
5 75 (18.43%) Linux
6 71 (17.44%) TCP/IP
7 67 (16.46%) SQL
7 67 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (16.22%) .NET
9 62 (15.23%) C#
9 62 (15.23%) Degree
10 60 (14.74%) HTML
11 56 (13.76%) Java
12 55 (13.51%) SQL Server
13 54 (13.27%) Oracle
14 53 (13.02%) ITIL
15 47 (11.55%) MS Excel
16 43 (10.57%) QA
17 42 (10.32%) OO
18 40 (9.83%) XML
19 39 (9.58%) VMware
20 38 (9.34%) Mobile App
21 37 (9.09%) Active Directory
22 36 (8.85%) JavaScript
23 35 (8.60%) TDD
24 34 (8.35%) Banking
24 34 (8.35%) UNIX
24 34 (8.35%) RESTful
25 32 (7.86%) VMware Infrastructure
25 32 (7.86%) HTTP

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 28 (6.88%) IIS
2 13 (3.19%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.95%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (2.70%) IBM Notes
5 10 (2.46%) MS Exchange
6 9 (2.21%) CMS
7 7 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.72%) Node.js
8 6 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.47%) WordPress
8 6 (1.47%) Apache
8 6 (1.47%) Lotus Domino
8 6 (1.47%) NetWeaver
9 5 (1.23%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.98%) Drupal
11 3 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.74%) Moodle
11 3 (0.74%) Confluence
Applications
1 47 (11.55%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.63%) MS Office
3 7 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.23%) Fireworks
4 5 (1.23%) Adobe Captivate
5 4 (0.98%) PaintShop Pro
6 3 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.74%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.25%) CorelDRAW
8 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.97%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.25%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.21%) SaaS
3 8 (1.97%) PaaS
3 8 (1.97%) IaaS
4 6 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.74%) Office 365
6 1 (0.25%) Route 53
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 71 (17.44%) TCP/IP
2 32 (7.86%) HTTP
3 27 (6.63%) Internet
3 27 (6.63%) Firewall
4 25 (6.14%) VPN
4 25 (6.14%) DNS
5 17 (4.18%) LAN
6 16 (3.93%) VLAN
6 16 (3.93%) WAN
7 14 (3.44%) VoIP
8 11 (2.70%) SNMP
8 11 (2.70%) Multicast
8 11 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (2.46%) FCoE
9 10 (2.46%) iSCSI
10 8 (1.97%) DHCP
10 8 (1.97%) SSH
10 8 (1.97%) Wireless
11 7 (1.72%) DVB
11 7 (1.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.63%) Relational Database
3 16 (3.93%) RDBMS
4 14 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (2.70%) DB2
6 9 (2.21%) MySQL
6 9 (2.21%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.97%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.72%) QlikView
9 6 (1.47%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.47%) SimpleDB
9 6 (1.47%) Couchbase
9 6 (1.47%) Redis
9 6 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.47%) SAP BW
10 5 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.23%) MS Access
11 3 (0.74%) WebFOCUS
11 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.74%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 28 (6.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (4.67%) Git (software)
2 19 (4.67%) Selenium
3 17 (4.18%) Subversion
4 11 (2.70%) FitNesse
5 10 (2.46%) JIRA
6 9 (2.21%) Maven
7 8 (1.97%) Ant
7 8 (1.97%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.97%) Rational Rose
8 6 (1.47%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (1.23%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (1.23%) JUnit
10 4 (0.98%) Toad
11 3 (0.74%) Introscope
11 3 (0.74%) TestDirector
11 3 (0.74%) Gradle
11 3 (0.74%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.74%) QARun
General
1 123 (30.22%) Finance
2 34 (8.35%) Banking
3 17 (4.18%) Investment Banking
4 14 (3.44%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.70%) Games
5 11 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.21%) Front Office
6 9 (2.21%) Back Office
7 6 (1.47%) Retail
8 5 (1.23%) Marketing
8 5 (1.23%) French Language
9 4 (0.98%) Legal
9 4 (0.98%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.49%) German Language
10 2 (0.49%) Interactive Media
10 2 (0.49%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.49%) Electronics
10 2 (0.49%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Advertising
11 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 132 (32.43%) Developer
2 76 (18.67%) Analyst
3 30 (7.37%) Consultant
4 28 (6.88%) .NET Developer
5 21 (5.16%) Architect
6 19 (4.67%) Project Manager
6 19 (4.67%) Administrator
7 18 (4.42%) Software Engineer
7 18 (4.42%) Support Analyst
8 17 (4.18%) Test Analyst
8 17 (4.18%) Tester
8 17 (4.18%) C# Developer
8 17 (4.18%) iOS Developer
9 15 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (3.69%) Mobile Developer
10 14 (3.44%) Java Developer
11 13 (3.19%) Support Engineer
12 12 (2.95%) Android Developer
12 12 (2.95%) Applications Support
12 12 (2.95%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (20.88%) Web Services
2 66 (16.22%) .NET
3 60 (14.74%) HTML
4 40 (9.83%) XML
5 34 (8.35%) RESTful
6 30 (7.37%) CSS
6 30 (7.37%) HTML5
7 25 (6.14%) ASP.NET
8 23 (5.65%) SOAP
9 22 (5.41%) .NET Framework
10 20 (4.91%) jQuery
11 19 (4.67%) Ajax
12 18 (4.42%) WinForms
13 16 (3.93%) WCF
13 16 (3.93%) Middleware
14 14 (3.44%) Cocoa Touch
14 14 (3.44%) Cocoa
15 11 (2.70%) J2EE
15 11 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
16 9 (2.21%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.34%) Mobile App
2 20 (4.91%) iPad
3 18 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.18%) Open Source
5 15 (3.69%) Computer Science
6 14 (3.44%) Blackberry
7 13 (3.19%) Animation
7 13 (3.19%) iPhone
8 12 (2.95%) Mainframe
9 10 (2.46%) Hedge funds
9 10 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (2.21%) Streaming Media
10 9 (2.21%) Thin Client
10 9 (2.21%) Fat Client
10 9 (2.21%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (1.72%) E-Learning
11 7 (1.72%) MPEG
11 7 (1.72%) Online Games
12 6 (1.47%) Video on Demand
12 6 (1.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 116 (28.50%) Windows
2 75 (18.43%) Linux
3 34 (8.35%) UNIX
4 28 (6.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (6.63%) Windows 7
6 23 (5.65%) Apple iOS
7 21 (5.16%) Android
8 16 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (3.69%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.72%) Solaris
11 7 (1.72%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.49%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.49%) HPUX
12 2 (0.49%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.49%) Debian
13 1 (0.25%) SUSE
13 1 (0.25%) Fedora
13 1 (0.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (13.02%) ITIL
3 42 (10.32%) OO
4 35 (8.60%) TDD
5 31 (7.62%) Web Development
6 30 (7.37%) Migration
7 29 (7.13%) MVC
8 27 (6.63%) Performance Testing
8 27 (6.63%) SOA
9 25 (6.14%) Scrum
9 25 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (5.90%) Test Scripting
10 24 (5.90%) Software Engineering
11 22 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (5.41%) iOS Development
12 21 (5.16%) Technical Architecture
12 21 (5.16%) DevOps
13 20 (4.91%) E-Commerce
14 19 (4.67%) Project Management
14 19 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 67 (16.46%) SQL
2 62 (15.23%) C#
3 56 (13.76%) Java
4 36 (8.85%) JavaScript
5 31 (7.62%) C++
6 22 (5.41%) C
6 22 (5.41%) Objective-C
7 21 (5.16%) PHP
8 19 (4.67%) PowerShell
9 17 (4.18%) Python
10 13 (3.19%) VB
11 11 (2.70%) Shell Script
11 11 (2.70%) VBA
12 10 (2.46%) Perl
13 9 (2.21%) Ruby
13 9 (2.21%) ActionScript
13 9 (2.21%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.97%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.72%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.23%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 62 (15.23%) Degree
2 19 (4.67%) ISEB
3 18 (4.42%) Security Cleared
4 16 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (2.95%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.70%) ISTQB
7 10 (2.46%) MCSE
8 9 (2.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 8 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.47%) CCNA
12 5 (1.23%) CCNP
12 5 (1.23%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.49%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.49%) MCP
14 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.49%) RHCE
14 2 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (10.57%) QA
2 12 (2.95%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) Basel III
System Software
1 37 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 32 (7.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.42%) vSphere
4 11 (2.70%) vCloud
5 10 (2.46%) XenApp
5 10 (2.46%) XenDesktop
5 10 (2.46%) NFS
6 7 (1.72%) RHEV
7 6 (1.47%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.98%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.74%) NDS
10 2 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.49%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.25%) RACF
11 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.25%) XenServer
11 1 (0.25%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 14 (3.44%) SCCM
2 12 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.70%) Tivoli
4 10 (2.46%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (1.47%) Puppet
6 6 (1.47%) Salt
7 5 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.98%) WSUS
8 4 (0.98%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.74%) DameWare
9 3 (0.74%) SAP Afaria
9 3 (0.74%) SCOM
10 2 (0.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 2 (0.49%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 2 (0.49%) MOM
10 2 (0.49%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.25%) WMI
11 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 113 (27.76%) Microsoft
2 54 (13.27%) Oracle
3 39 (9.58%) VMware
4 30 (7.37%) Cisco
4 30 (7.37%) HP
4 30 (7.37%) Citrix
5 24 (5.90%) Apple
6 21 (5.16%) IBM
7 16 (3.93%) Red Hat
8 14 (3.44%) F5
8 14 (3.44%) SAP
8 14 (3.44%) EMC
9 11 (2.70%) Lotus
10 10 (2.46%) Sun
10 10 (2.46%) Websense
11 9 (2.21%) Sybase
12 8 (1.97%) Dell
13 7 (1.72%) Adobe
14 6 (1.47%) Capita
14 6 (1.47%) AppSense
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £500 - £550 p/day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston upon Thames
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £450 to £550 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £200 to £250 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £20000.00 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £500 - 650 per day
Posted: 22 days ago