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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 458 393 387
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -6
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 150 188 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.40% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 1.26% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 107 123
Average daily rate £424 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £495 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 9
Average hourly rate £29.00 £31.44 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.76% +46.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £31.44 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £31.44 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.97 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+38.29% +14.90%
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
15339 14868 14926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.49% 31.65% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10028 9356 9179
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 620 641 619
Average hourly rate £22.06 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.54% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.61 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 67 £450 +20.00% 173
South East -28 24 £313 -21.87% 24
Yorkshire -6 19 £450 +38.46% 10
East of England +4 15 £450 +16.12% 14
North West -6 12 £550 +83.33% 14
South West -8 6 £340 -15.00% 8
West Midlands -11 5 £128 -63.39% 1
North East -24 2 £265 -41.30% 1
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 117 (33.52%) Windows
2 100 (28.65%) SQL
3 90 (25.79%) Microsoft
4 89 (25.50%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (24.64%) SQL Server
5 86 (24.64%) Linux
6 82 (23.50%) JavaScript
7 67 (19.20%) Unix
8 65 (18.62%) Oracle
9 61 (17.48%) Web Services
10 60 (17.19%) C#
10 60 (17.19%) .NET
11 58 (16.62%) Finance
12 57 (16.33%) Java
13 54 (15.47%) Active Directory
14 52 (14.90%) XML
15 44 (12.61%) HTML
15 44 (12.61%) TDD
16 41 (11.75%) ITIL
17 40 (11.46%) Internet
18 38 (10.89%) Shell Script
19 37 (10.60%) Service Management
19 37 (10.60%) Sybase
20 36 (10.32%) ASP.NET
20 36 (10.32%) OO
20 36 (10.32%) Oracle Database
20 36 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
21 35 (10.03%) Security Cleared
22 34 (9.74%) MS Excel
23 33 (9.46%) CSS

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 23 (6.59%) IIS
2 17 (4.87%) WebSphere
3 16 (4.58%) Apache
4 13 (3.72%) MS Exchange
5 12 (3.44%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.72%) SAS
6 6 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.43%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.43%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.15%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.15%) JBoss
8 4 (1.15%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.86%) Confluence
9 3 (0.86%) Jetty
9 3 (0.86%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.57%) Moodle
Applications
1 34 (9.74%) MS Excel
2 30 (8.60%) MS Office
3 13 (3.72%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.86%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.86%) Siemens NX
6 2 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.57%) MS Project
6 2 (0.57%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (4.30%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.43%) SAP ERP
3 4 (1.15%) Relativity
4 3 (0.86%) Sonata
4 3 (0.86%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.29%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.29%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.29%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.29%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.44%) Office 365
4 8 (2.29%) PaaS
4 8 (2.29%) SaaS
5 5 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.86%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.86%) IaaS
7 2 (0.57%) GitHub
7 2 (0.57%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 40 (11.46%) Internet
2 32 (9.17%) SAN
3 27 (7.74%) TCP/IP
4 25 (7.16%) Firewall
4 25 (7.16%) HTTP
5 22 (6.30%) WAN
6 21 (6.02%) LAN
7 19 (5.44%) DNS
7 19 (5.44%) SMTP
7 19 (5.44%) SSL
8 17 (4.87%) LDAP
9 16 (4.58%) SSH
10 15 (4.30%) FTP
11 14 (4.01%) NAS
12 11 (3.15%) VPN
13 10 (2.87%) VLAN
14 8 (2.29%) DHCP
14 8 (2.29%) MPLS
15 7 (2.01%) Wireless
16 6 (1.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 36 (10.32%) Oracle Database
3 32 (9.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (8.31%) Oracle Database 11g
5 26 (7.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (6.88%) Sybase ASE
7 20 (5.73%) Oracle Reports
8 17 (4.87%) MySQL
8 17 (4.87%) Relational Database
9 15 (4.30%) NoSQL
9 15 (4.30%) SQL Server 2014
10 14 (4.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (3.72%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (3.44%) Hadoop
13 11 (3.15%) Big Data
13 11 (3.15%) RDBMS
14 10 (2.87%) MongoDB
15 9 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (2.58%) DB2
15 9 (2.58%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (5.44%) Cucumber
1 19 (5.44%) JUnit
2 18 (5.16%) SpecFlow
3 17 (4.87%) NUnit
4 16 (4.58%) Selenium
5 15 (4.30%) Moq
5 15 (4.30%) Rhino Mocks
6 14 (4.01%) Subversion
7 12 (3.44%) Jenkins
8 9 (2.58%) Eclipse
8 9 (2.58%) Visual Studio
9 8 (2.29%) Hudson
9 8 (2.29%) JProfiler
10 5 (1.43%) Git (software)
10 5 (1.43%) HP UFT
10 5 (1.43%) JIRA
10 5 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.15%) Grunt
12 3 (0.86%) CA Gen
12 3 (0.86%) SoapUI
General
1 58 (16.62%) Finance
2 32 (9.17%) Banking
3 23 (6.59%) Telecoms
4 18 (5.16%) Investment Banking
5 16 (4.58%) Legal
6 12 (3.44%) Retail
7 7 (2.01%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.72%) Back Office
8 6 (1.72%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.72%) Front Office
8 6 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.72%) Marketing
9 5 (1.43%) Billing
9 5 (1.43%) Games
9 5 (1.43%) Law
10 3 (0.86%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.57%) Advertising
11 2 (0.57%) Automotive
12 1 (0.29%) Electronics
12 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 85 (24.36%) Developer
2 55 (15.76%) Analyst
3 31 (8.88%) DBA
3 31 (8.88%) Sybase DBA
4 25 (7.16%) Java Developer
5 21 (6.02%) .NET Developer
6 20 (5.73%) Architect
6 20 (5.73%) C# Developer
6 20 (5.73%) Oracle DBA
7 19 (5.44%) Administrator
7 19 (5.44%) Consultant
7 19 (5.44%) Support Analyst
8 18 (5.16%) JavaScript Developer
8 18 (5.16%) Software Engineer
9 15 (4.30%) Applications Support
9 15 (4.30%) C# Software Engineer
9 15 (4.30%) E-Commerce Engineer
10 14 (4.01%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (3.72%) Support Engineer
12 12 (3.44%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (17.48%) Web Services
2 60 (17.19%) .NET
3 52 (14.90%) XML
4 44 (12.61%) HTML
5 36 (10.32%) ASP.NET
6 33 (9.46%) CSS
7 31 (8.88%) .NET Framework
8 30 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (8.60%) jQuery
9 25 (7.16%) RESTful
10 23 (6.59%) Middleware
10 23 (6.59%) WCF
11 21 (6.02%) AngularJS
12 19 (5.44%) Hibernate
12 19 (5.44%) JMS
13 18 (5.16%) Gherkin
14 17 (4.87%) J2EE
14 17 (4.87%) SOAP
15 16 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 15 (4.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (9.17%) Clustering
2 32 (9.17%) Replication
3 21 (6.02%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.58%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.30%) Algorithms
5 15 (4.30%) Data Centre
6 14 (4.01%) N-Tier
7 13 (3.72%) Data Structures
7 13 (3.72%) Mainframe
8 11 (3.15%) Visualisation
9 10 (2.87%) Cryptography
10 8 (2.29%) DataPower
10 8 (2.29%) Ontologies
11 7 (2.01%) NHS
12 6 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (1.43%) Online Games
13 5 (1.43%) User Experience
14 4 (1.15%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 117 (33.52%) Windows
2 86 (24.64%) Linux
3 67 (19.20%) Unix
4 33 (9.46%) Windows Server
5 25 (7.16%) Windows 7
6 24 (6.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (6.02%) Solaris
8 17 (4.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (3.15%) AIX
10 10 (2.87%) Windows 8
11 9 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (2.58%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.15%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.86%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.86%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.57%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X Server
16 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (25.50%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (12.61%) TDD
3 41 (11.75%) ITIL
4 37 (10.60%) Service Management
5 36 (10.32%) OO
6 33 (9.46%) Project Management
7 32 (9.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 31 (8.88%) Change Management
8 31 (8.88%) Incident Management
8 31 (8.88%) MVC
9 29 (8.31%) SDLC
9 29 (8.31%) SOA
9 29 (8.31%) Software Engineering
10 28 (8.02%) Open Source
11 26 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (7.16%) E-Commerce
13 21 (6.02%) Automated Testing
13 21 (6.02%) Unit Testing
14 20 (5.73%) Scrum
14 20 (5.73%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (28.65%) SQL
2 82 (23.50%) JavaScript
3 60 (17.19%) C#
4 57 (16.33%) Java
5 38 (10.89%) Shell Script
6 22 (6.30%) Python
7 20 (5.73%) C++
8 19 (5.44%) Ruby
9 17 (4.87%) C
9 17 (4.87%) PowerShell
10 15 (4.30%) PL/SQL
11 13 (3.72%) Perl
12 8 (2.29%) SPARQL
12 8 (2.29%) VB
12 8 (2.29%) VBScript
13 6 (1.72%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.72%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.15%) ABAP
15 3 (0.86%) Tcl
15 3 (0.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (10.03%) Security Cleared
2 20 (5.73%) DV Cleared
3 19 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (5.16%) Degree
5 15 (4.30%) ISEB
5 15 (4.30%) SC Cleared
6 13 (3.72%) ISTQB
7 12 (3.44%) CCNA
7 12 (3.44%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (3.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (2.01%) MCSE
9 6 (1.72%) CISSP
9 6 (1.72%) MCP
10 5 (1.43%) CCNP
10 5 (1.43%) SAS Certification
10 5 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (1.15%) RHCA
11 4 (1.15%) RHCE
11 4 (1.15%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.74%) QA
2 9 (2.58%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.72%) SLA
4 4 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.86%) SSAE 16
6 2 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.57%) SDET
7 1 (0.29%) RMADS
System Software
1 54 (15.47%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.73%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (3.15%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.29%) vSphere
6 7 (2.01%) NFS
6 7 (2.01%) RHEV
7 6 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (1.72%) XenServer
8 5 (1.43%) Sendmail
9 4 (1.15%) iptables
9 4 (1.15%) vCloud
10 3 (0.86%) Ceph
10 3 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.57%) KVM
11 2 (0.57%) Samba
12 1 (0.29%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (8.02%) Data Guard
1 28 (8.02%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (2.58%) Foglight
3 8 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (2.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (1.72%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.43%) Kibana
5 5 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.43%) SCCM
6 4 (1.15%) CA Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.15%) Check_MK
6 4 (1.15%) HAProxy
6 4 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.86%) WSUS
8 2 (0.57%) Ansible
8 2 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.29%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.29%) Nessus
9 1 (0.29%) Oozie
9 1 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 90 (25.79%) Microsoft
2 65 (18.62%) Oracle
3 37 (10.60%) Sybase
4 33 (9.46%) Red Hat
5 31 (8.88%) SAP
6 26 (7.45%) VMware
7 21 (6.02%) Citrix
8 17 (4.87%) IBM
9 15 (4.30%) Cisco
10 13 (3.72%) HP
11 12 (3.44%) EMC
12 11 (3.15%) Brocade
13 9 (2.58%) Apple
13 9 (2.58%) Sun
14 8 (2.29%) Imperva
14 8 (2.29%) NetApp
15 7 (2.01%) CA
15 7 (2.01%) CheckPoint
15 7 (2.01%) Juniper
15 7 (2.01%) Pega
London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Axiom Software Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Venn Group
Rate: £270 - £300 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Jonathan Garth
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + free parking
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £40 to £50 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
North Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Wakefield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour + negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Rate: £29000 - £39000 per annum + 9mth FTC
Posted: 20 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £310 - 340 per day + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago
North Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 25 days ago