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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 380 379 357
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 210 203 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.41% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% 1.29% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 136 92
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £35.25 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.51% +25.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £13.30 £12.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £44.90 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.66%
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
15511 15695 13416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.70% 31.82% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9612 9809 8274
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 £255 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 602 622 690
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -18.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +5 106 £400 -5.88% 111
South East -12 43 £362 -2.29% 31
East of England +16 16 £550 +33.33% 15
South West +8 12 £450 - 5
Yorkshire -15 8 £328 +9.16% 3
North West -15 7 £325 +9.24% 10
West Midlands -15 7 £350 -17.64% 3
North East +11 6 £425 - 1
East Midlands -2 6 £403 - 3
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 186 (44.39%) Windows
2 151 (36.04%) SQL
3 120 (28.64%) Linux
4 99 (23.63%) Finance
5 88 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (21.00%) Java
5 88 (21.00%) Microsoft
6 81 (19.33%) XML
7 73 (17.42%) UNIX
8 72 (17.18%) HTML
9 69 (16.47%) .NET
10 68 (16.23%) Internet
11 67 (15.99%) SQL Server
12 64 (15.27%) Security Cleared
13 58 (13.84%) C++
14 57 (13.60%) Web Services
15 54 (12.89%) JavaScript
16 50 (11.93%) C#
17 49 (11.69%) Oracle
17 49 (11.69%) TCP/IP
18 48 (11.46%) Python
19 46 (10.98%) OO
20 45 (10.74%) QA
21 44 (10.50%) VMware
22 42 (10.02%) J2EE
23 41 (9.79%) TDD
23 41 (9.79%) Windows Server 2008
24 39 (9.31%) DV Cleared
25 38 (9.07%) Active Directory
26 37 (8.83%) MS Excel

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 36 (8.59%) IIS
2 25 (5.97%) Tomcat
3 24 (5.73%) JBoss
3 24 (5.73%) WebLogic
3 24 (5.73%) SharePoint
4 23 (5.49%) WebSphere
5 14 (3.34%) Apache
5 14 (3.34%) MS Exchange
6 12 (2.86%) Node.js
7 6 (1.43%) Confluence
8 5 (1.19%) Jetty
8 5 (1.19%) GlassFish
8 5 (1.19%) CMS
8 5 (1.19%) Documentum
8 5 (1.19%) NetWeaver
9 4 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.95%) nginx
10 3 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 37 (8.83%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.01%) MS Office
3 4 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.72%) MS Project
5 2 (0.48%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.48%) SPSS
5 2 (0.48%) PaintShop Pro
5 2 (0.48%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.19%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.24%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (0.95%) Route 53
5 4 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.95%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (16.23%) Internet
2 49 (11.69%) TCP/IP
3 31 (7.40%) SSL
4 26 (6.21%) HTTP
5 24 (5.73%) DNS
6 20 (4.77%) SAN
7 19 (4.53%) Firewall
8 17 (4.06%) VPN
9 15 (3.58%) Wireshark
10 11 (2.63%) VLAN
11 10 (2.39%) 3G
11 10 (2.39%) DHCP
11 10 (2.39%) SDH
11 10 (2.39%) 2G
11 10 (2.39%) 2.5G
12 9 (2.15%) 4G
12 9 (2.15%) LAN
12 9 (2.15%) LDAP
13 8 (1.91%) WAN
14 7 (1.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (15.99%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.35%) Relational Database
3 23 (5.49%) RDBMS
4 20 (4.77%) NoSQL
5 16 (3.82%) Oracle Database
6 14 (3.34%) MySQL
7 13 (3.10%) MongoDB
8 10 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.39%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.91%) DB2
9 8 (1.91%) Redis
10 7 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.43%) Couchbase
11 6 (1.43%) SimpleDB
12 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.19%) Big Data
12 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.19%) SAP BW
13 4 (0.95%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 27 (6.44%) Subversion
2 26 (6.21%) Visual Studio
2 26 (6.21%) JIRA
3 20 (4.77%) Git (software)
4 16 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (3.10%) StarTeam
6 11 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 11 (2.63%) Eclipse
6 11 (2.63%) ClearCase
7 10 (2.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 9 (2.15%) Selenium
8 9 (2.15%) MSI
9 7 (1.67%) JUnit
10 6 (1.43%) GitLab
10 6 (1.43%) FishEye
10 6 (1.43%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.19%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.19%) Hudson
11 5 (1.19%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 99 (23.63%) Finance
2 29 (6.92%) Banking
3 20 (4.77%) Games
4 14 (3.34%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.39%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.39%) Retail
5 10 (2.39%) Publishing
6 9 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.43%) Marketing
7 6 (1.43%) Legal
7 6 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.95%) Front Office
9 3 (0.72%) Online Betting
9 3 (0.72%) Law
9 3 (0.72%) Billing
10 2 (0.48%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 134 (31.98%) Developer
2 65 (15.51%) Analyst
3 39 (9.31%) Architect
4 32 (7.64%) Consultant
5 28 (6.68%) Java Developer
6 20 (4.77%) C++ Developer
7 19 (4.53%) Test Analyst
8 18 (4.30%) Technical Consultant
8 18 (4.30%) Administrator
9 16 (3.82%) .NET Developer
10 14 (3.34%) Test Engineer
11 13 (3.10%) Technical Analyst
12 11 (2.63%) C# Developer
12 11 (2.63%) Tester
12 11 (2.63%) Web Developer
12 11 (2.63%) DBA
12 11 (2.63%) Support Analyst
13 10 (2.39%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (2.39%) Systems Administrator
13 10 (2.39%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (19.33%) XML
2 72 (17.18%) HTML
3 69 (16.47%) .NET
4 57 (13.60%) Web Services
5 42 (10.02%) J2EE
6 35 (8.35%) SOAP
7 32 (7.64%) CSS
8 31 (7.40%) REST
9 23 (5.49%) RESTful
9 23 (5.49%) Spring
10 22 (5.25%) jQuery
11 20 (4.77%) HTML5
12 19 (4.53%) .NET Framework
13 18 (4.30%) WCF
14 17 (4.06%) Ajax
15 15 (3.58%) ASP.NET
16 13 (3.10%) XML-RPC
16 13 (3.10%) Java RMI
17 12 (2.86%) AngularJS
18 11 (2.63%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.88%) Mobile App
2 31 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.53%) N-Tier
4 17 (4.06%) User Experience
4 17 (4.06%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.34%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.86%) Data Structures
7 12 (2.86%) Visualisation
8 11 (2.63%) Clustering
9 10 (2.39%) Enterprise Storage
10 9 (2.15%) Open Source
10 9 (2.15%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.91%) Streaming Media
11 8 (1.91%) Replication
12 7 (1.67%) iPhone
12 7 (1.67%) Mainframe
12 7 (1.67%) NHS
13 6 (1.43%) Blackberry
13 6 (1.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 186 (44.39%) Windows
2 120 (28.64%) Linux
3 73 (17.42%) UNIX
4 41 (9.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (7.64%) Windows 7
6 28 (6.68%) Apple iOS
7 27 (6.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (4.77%) Android
9 16 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (2.63%) Solaris
11 10 (2.39%) Windows XP
12 8 (1.91%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.95%) Windows NT
13 4 (0.95%) CentOS
14 3 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.72%) VME
14 3 (0.72%) webOS
14 3 (0.72%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (21.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (10.98%) OO
3 41 (9.79%) TDD
4 33 (7.88%) SOA
5 31 (7.40%) Migration
5 31 (7.40%) Scrum
6 30 (7.16%) Configuration Management
6 30 (7.16%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (6.92%) MVC
8 25 (5.97%) ITIL
9 24 (5.73%) OOD
10 23 (5.49%) Multithreading
10 23 (5.49%) Project Management
11 20 (4.77%) Information Management
12 18 (4.30%) Software Engineering
12 18 (4.30%) User Stories
13 16 (3.82%) E-Commerce
13 16 (3.82%) ERP
13 16 (3.82%) Release Management
14 15 (3.58%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 151 (36.04%) SQL
2 88 (21.00%) Java
3 58 (13.84%) C++
4 54 (12.89%) JavaScript
5 50 (11.93%) C#
6 48 (11.46%) Python
7 28 (6.68%) Ruby
8 27 (6.44%) Bash Shell
9 20 (4.77%) Perl
10 19 (4.53%) PHP
11 18 (4.30%) PowerShell
12 16 (3.82%) PL/SQL
12 16 (3.82%) C
13 15 (3.58%) T-SQL
14 13 (3.10%) VB
15 11 (2.63%) Objective-C
16 9 (2.15%) Shell Script
17 7 (1.67%) VB.NET
18 5 (1.19%) SPARQL
18 5 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (15.27%) Security Cleared
2 39 (9.31%) DV Cleared
3 29 (6.92%) SC Cleared
4 28 (6.68%) Degree
5 14 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.19%) MCSE
6 5 (1.19%) ISEB
7 4 (0.95%) CCNA
7 4 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.72%) MCITP
8 3 (0.72%) MCP
8 3 (0.72%) PMP
8 3 (0.72%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.72%) CCNP
8 3 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.24%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.74%) QA
2 8 (1.91%) SLA
3 3 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (9.07%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.91%) VMware ESX
4 6 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.72%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.72%) MetaFrame
7 2 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.48%) XenServer
7 2 (0.48%) Veritas File System
7 2 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.24%) XenApp
8 1 (0.24%) vSphere
8 1 (0.24%) vCloud
8 1 (0.24%) RACF
Systems Management
1 24 (5.73%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (4.30%) SCCM
3 14 (3.34%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (1.91%) Puppet
5 8 (1.91%) SCOM
6 7 (1.67%) NetBackup
7 6 (1.43%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.43%) Salt
8 4 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.95%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 4 (0.95%) SAP Afaria
8 4 (0.95%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (0.72%) WSUS
9 3 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.72%) Nagios
10 2 (0.48%) MOM
10 2 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 88 (21.00%) Microsoft
2 49 (11.69%) Oracle
3 44 (10.50%) VMware
4 35 (8.35%) HP
5 22 (5.25%) SAP
6 18 (4.30%) Cisco
7 17 (4.06%) Citrix
8 15 (3.58%) Perforce
8 15 (3.58%) McAfee
9 14 (3.34%) Apple
10 13 (3.10%) IBM
10 13 (3.10%) Red Hat
11 10 (2.39%) EMC
11 10 (2.39%) Sybase
12 9 (2.15%) Sun
13 8 (1.91%) Symantec
14 7 (1.67%) Atlassian
14 7 (1.67%) Dell
15 6 (1.43%) CA
15 6 (1.43%) Kofax
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