The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 365 362 290
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -72
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 213 197 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.42% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.70% 1.57% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 110 139
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £238 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -15.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 12
Average hourly rate £20.16 £53.00 £55.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.96% -4.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £25.10 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.80 £57.34 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £53.00 £51.00
% change year-on-year
-38.67% +3.92%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12543 12553 13378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.81% 27.01% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7693 7743 7854
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 504 553 700
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
Client/Server
UK

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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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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 +26 119 £375 -11.76% 61
South East -7 32 £333 -5.00% 13
Yorkshire +2 15 £275 - 3
East of England -12 13 £225 -43.75% 7
West Midlands -17 12 £263 -40.00% 9
South West -25 12 £431 -28.12% 12
North West -7 10 £403 +15.00% 6
East Midlands -15 2 £300 +26.31% 10
North East - - - - 5
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 119 (29.02%) Microsoft
2 118 (28.78%) Finance
3 117 (28.54%) Windows
4 91 (22.20%) Web Services
5 84 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (19.02%) .NET
7 77 (18.78%) C#
8 71 (17.32%) Linux
9 66 (16.10%) SQL
10 64 (15.61%) TCP/IP
11 62 (15.12%) HTML
12 61 (14.88%) SQL Server
13 60 (14.63%) Degree
14 58 (14.15%) Java
15 54 (13.17%) ITIL
16 48 (11.71%) XML
16 48 (11.71%) MS Excel
17 47 (11.46%) Active Directory
17 47 (11.46%) Oracle
18 45 (10.98%) JavaScript
19 40 (9.76%) OO
19 40 (9.76%) VMware
19 40 (9.76%) QA
20 39 (9.51%) Banking
21 37 (9.02%) HP
22 36 (8.78%) TDD
23 35 (8.54%) Internet
24 34 (8.29%) HTTP
24 34 (8.29%) SOA
25 33 (8.05%) CSS

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (6.83%) IIS
2 14 (3.41%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.93%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (2.68%) IBM Notes
5 9 (2.20%) MS Exchange
5 9 (2.20%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.20%) CMS
6 7 (1.71%) Apache
7 6 (1.46%) Drupal
7 6 (1.46%) WordPress
7 6 (1.46%) Node.js
7 6 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (1.46%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.46%) Lotus Domino
8 5 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.73%) Confluence
9 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.73%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 48 (11.71%) MS Excel
2 29 (7.07%) MS Office
3 9 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.22%) Adobe Captivate
4 5 (1.22%) Fireworks
4 5 (1.22%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.98%) PaintShop Pro
6 3 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.73%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.24%) CorelDRAW
8 1 (0.24%) MS Project
8 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.49%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.24%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.41%) SaaS
2 11 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.46%) Office 365
4 5 (1.22%) IaaS
4 5 (1.22%) PaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 64 (15.61%) TCP/IP
2 35 (8.54%) Internet
3 34 (8.29%) HTTP
4 33 (8.05%) Firewall
5 26 (6.34%) VPN
6 22 (5.37%) LAN
6 22 (5.37%) WAN
7 21 (5.12%) DNS
8 16 (3.90%) VLAN
9 13 (3.17%) VoIP
10 12 (2.93%) SNMP
11 11 (2.68%) iSCSI
11 11 (2.68%) Fibre Channel
11 11 (2.68%) Multicast
12 10 (2.44%) FCoE
12 10 (2.44%) Wireless
13 8 (1.95%) SSH
14 6 (1.46%) LDAP
14 6 (1.46%) SAN
14 6 (1.46%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (3.90%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.93%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.95%) MySQL
5 8 (1.95%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.71%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.22%) Redis
7 5 (1.22%) SimpleDB
7 5 (1.22%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.22%) Couchbase
7 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.22%) DB2
7 5 (1.22%) MS Access
8 4 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.98%) QlikView
9 3 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.73%) WebFOCUS
9 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (6.34%) Selenium
1 26 (6.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (3.66%) FitNesse
3 14 (3.41%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.68%) Maven
5 10 (2.44%) JIRA
5 10 (2.44%) Subversion
6 9 (2.20%) Rational Rose
7 7 (1.71%) Ant
7 7 (1.71%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.46%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.22%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (1.22%) JUnit
10 4 (0.98%) Xcode
11 3 (0.73%) Toad
11 3 (0.73%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.73%) JBehave
11 3 (0.73%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.73%) Gradle
General
1 118 (28.78%) Finance
2 39 (9.51%) Banking
3 19 (4.63%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.17%) Financial Institution
5 11 (2.68%) Games
6 10 (2.44%) Back Office
7 7 (1.71%) Front Office
8 6 (1.46%) Retail
8 6 (1.46%) Marketing
9 5 (1.22%) French Language
9 5 (1.22%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.98%) Legal
11 3 (0.73%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.73%) Publishing
11 3 (0.73%) Local Government
12 2 (0.49%) Interactive Media
12 2 (0.49%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.49%) Automotive
12 2 (0.49%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 155 (37.80%) Developer
2 71 (17.32%) Analyst
3 32 (7.80%) .NET Developer
4 27 (6.59%) Administrator
4 27 (6.59%) Consultant
5 24 (5.85%) Architect
6 21 (5.12%) Test Analyst
7 20 (4.88%) Java Developer
8 19 (4.63%) C# Developer
9 18 (4.39%) Software Engineer
9 18 (4.39%) Tester
10 16 (3.90%) Support Analyst
11 15 (3.66%) QA Analyst
11 15 (3.66%) iOS Developer
12 14 (3.41%) Android Developer
12 14 (3.41%) Support Manager
12 14 (3.41%) Support Engineer
12 14 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (3.17%) Service Analyst
14 12 (2.93%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (22.20%) Web Services
2 78 (19.02%) .NET
3 62 (15.12%) HTML
4 48 (11.71%) XML
5 33 (8.05%) CSS
6 32 (7.80%) RESTful
7 29 (7.07%) HTML5
8 28 (6.83%) ASP.NET
9 24 (5.85%) WinForms
9 24 (5.85%) .NET Framework
10 23 (5.61%) jQuery
11 21 (5.12%) Ajax
11 21 (5.12%) WCF
12 20 (4.88%) SOAP
13 14 (3.41%) Middleware
14 13 (3.17%) J2EE
15 11 (2.68%) XSL
15 11 (2.68%) XML Schema
15 11 (2.68%) FIX Protocol
16 10 (2.44%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.07%) Mobile App
2 18 (4.39%) Management Information System
2 18 (4.39%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.15%) iPad
4 15 (3.66%) Mainframe
5 13 (3.17%) Clustering
6 12 (2.93%) Animation
7 10 (2.44%) Blackberry
7 10 (2.44%) Hedge funds
7 10 (2.44%) iPhone
8 9 (2.20%) Open Source
8 9 (2.20%) Streaming Media
9 8 (1.95%) Thin Client
9 8 (1.95%) Fat Client
9 8 (1.95%) Online Games
10 6 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.46%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.46%) MPEG
10 6 (1.46%) Smartcard
10 6 (1.46%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 117 (28.54%) Windows
2 71 (17.32%) Linux
3 27 (6.59%) UNIX
3 27 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (6.34%) Android
5 24 (5.85%) Windows 7
6 19 (4.63%) Apple iOS
7 15 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (2.68%) Windows XP
9 9 (2.20%) Solaris
10 7 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (1.46%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.49%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.49%) VME
12 2 (0.49%) Debian
12 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.49%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.24%) SUSE
13 1 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (13.17%) ITIL
3 40 (9.76%) OO
4 36 (8.78%) TDD
5 34 (8.29%) SOA
6 31 (7.56%) Software Engineering
7 30 (7.32%) Web Development
8 29 (7.07%) Test Scripting
8 29 (7.07%) Service Management
8 29 (7.07%) MVC
9 27 (6.59%) Performance Testing
10 24 (5.85%) ITSM
11 23 (5.61%) E-Commerce
12 22 (5.37%) Project Management
13 21 (5.12%) Scrum
14 20 (4.88%) Migration
14 20 (4.88%) Service Delivery
14 20 (4.88%) DevOps
15 19 (4.63%) iOS Development
15 19 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 77 (18.78%) C#
2 66 (16.10%) SQL
3 58 (14.15%) Java
4 45 (10.98%) JavaScript
5 31 (7.56%) C++
6 21 (5.12%) C
6 21 (5.12%) PowerShell
7 20 (4.88%) PHP
8 19 (4.63%) Objective-C
9 17 (4.15%) VB
10 14 (3.41%) Python
10 14 (3.41%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.68%) VBA
12 9 (2.20%) ActionScript
12 9 (2.20%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.20%) Perl
12 9 (2.20%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.71%) Ruby
14 6 (1.46%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (14.63%) Degree
2 22 (5.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (4.63%) ISEB
4 13 (3.17%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.44%) ISTQB
6 9 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (2.20%) MCSE
7 8 (1.95%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.22%) Sun Certification
8 5 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.98%) MCP
9 4 (0.98%) CCNA
9 4 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.49%) MCSA
10 2 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.49%) MCDST
11 1 (0.24%) MCTS
11 1 (0.24%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.76%) QA
2 12 (2.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) Basel III
System Software
1 47 (11.46%) Active Directory
2 30 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.88%) vSphere
4 14 (3.41%) XenDesktop
5 13 (3.17%) XenApp
6 11 (2.68%) vCloud
7 10 (2.44%) NFS
8 7 (1.71%) RHEV
9 4 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.98%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.73%) NDS
11 2 (0.49%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.49%) Postfix
11 2 (0.49%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.24%) VMFS
12 1 (0.24%) XenServer
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (4.63%) SCCM
2 13 (3.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
3 10 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.95%) SCOM
5 7 (1.71%) SAP Afaria
6 6 (1.46%) Tivoli
6 6 (1.46%) MOM
7 5 (1.22%) Salt
7 5 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.22%) Puppet
8 4 (0.98%) WSUS
9 3 (0.73%) WMI
9 3 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.49%) DameWare
10 2 (0.49%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Statspack
11 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 119 (29.02%) Microsoft
2 47 (11.46%) Oracle
3 40 (9.76%) VMware
4 37 (9.02%) HP
5 33 (8.05%) Citrix
6 29 (7.07%) Cisco
7 22 (5.37%) IBM
8 20 (4.88%) Apple
9 15 (3.66%) Remedy
9 15 (3.66%) F5
10 14 (3.41%) EMC
11 11 (2.68%) ServiceNow
11 11 (2.68%) Lotus
12 10 (2.44%) Websense
12 10 (2.44%) Sun
13 9 (2.20%) BMC
14 8 (1.95%) Red Hat
15 7 (1.71%) Facebook
15 7 (1.71%) Adobe
16 6 (1.46%) Sybase
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Networking People
Posted: 20 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warwickshire
Talent International
Rate: £320.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Aimhire Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Aimhire Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Murray McIntosh
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Wolverhampton
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago