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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 338 381 362
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -19
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 276 188 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.39% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% 1.22% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 125 94
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£425 £388 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +18.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 13
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.05% +78.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.21 £17.75 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.90 £41.00 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 £30.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.46% +5.17%
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
16057 15445 13872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.04% 32.17% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10018 9741 8362
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £250
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 620 623 599
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.95 £22.25 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.92%

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 27 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
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 27 May 2015.

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 27 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 +25 107 £450 +12.50% 85
South East +22 71 £350 +9.80% 14
East of England +5 26 £550 +26.43% 9
South West +22 19 £470 -8.29% 7
North East - 13 £425 -
Yorkshire -22 7 £373 +35.45% 8
East Midlands - 7 £250 -
West Midlands -20 4 £350 -26.31% 8
North West -26 4 £325 -13.33% 8
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 200 (44.15%) Windows
2 162 (35.76%) SQL
3 121 (26.71%) Microsoft
4 110 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (24.06%) .NET
6 101 (22.30%) SQL Server
7 99 (21.85%) Finance
8 92 (20.31%) Linux
9 91 (20.09%) XML
10 85 (18.76%) C#
11 76 (16.78%) Web Services
12 75 (16.56%) Java
13 65 (14.35%) HTML
13 65 (14.35%) UNIX
14 61 (13.47%) Security Cleared
15 57 (12.58%) VMware
16 56 (12.36%) SDLC
17 53 (11.70%) Oracle
17 53 (11.70%) Internet
18 52 (11.48%) Active Directory
19 49 (10.82%) JavaScript
19 49 (10.82%) MS Excel
20 46 (10.15%) TCP/IP
21 44 (9.71%) OO
22 42 (9.27%) C++
23 41 (9.05%) IIS
23 41 (9.05%) WCF
24 40 (8.83%) Multithreading
24 40 (8.83%) HP
25 38 (8.39%) Windows Server 2008

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 41 (9.05%) IIS
2 30 (6.62%) Tomcat
3 27 (5.96%) WebSphere
4 23 (5.08%) JBoss
5 22 (4.86%) SharePoint
5 22 (4.86%) WebLogic
6 15 (3.31%) Apache
7 12 (2.65%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.55%) Confluence
9 6 (1.32%) Documentum
9 6 (1.32%) CMS
10 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.10%) Node.js
10 5 (1.10%) Jetty
11 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.44%) Moodle
13 2 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 49 (10.82%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.64%) MS Office
3 10 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.88%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.22%) SPSS
6 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.22%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.10%) SaaS
3 3 (0.66%) PaaS
3 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.22%) Route 53
4 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 53 (11.70%) Internet
2 46 (10.15%) TCP/IP
3 28 (6.18%) SSL
4 27 (5.96%) SAN
4 27 (5.96%) Firewall
5 24 (5.30%) VPN
5 24 (5.30%) HTTP
6 20 (4.42%) DNS
7 19 (4.19%) VLAN
8 16 (3.53%) Wireshark
8 16 (3.53%) LAN
8 16 (3.53%) WAN
9 13 (2.87%) Network Security
10 12 (2.65%) NAS
10 12 (2.65%) SDH
10 12 (2.65%) 2G
10 12 (2.65%) 2.5G
10 12 (2.65%) 3G
11 11 (2.43%) FTP
11 11 (2.43%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (22.30%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.39%) Relational Database
3 17 (3.75%) RDBMS
3 17 (3.75%) Oracle Database
4 14 (3.09%) Big Data
5 13 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.65%) Hadoop
6 12 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.21%) DB2
7 10 (2.21%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.99%) MySQL
9 7 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.10%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.66%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.66%) Redis
14 2 (0.44%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 35 (7.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (7.51%) Visual Studio
3 27 (5.96%) Subversion
4 23 (5.08%) Git (software)
5 18 (3.97%) JIRA
6 17 (3.75%) Jenkins
7 13 (2.87%) ClearCase
8 12 (2.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 12 (2.65%) StarTeam
9 7 (1.55%) MSI
10 6 (1.32%) Maven
10 6 (1.32%) FishEye
11 5 (1.10%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.10%) Selenium
11 5 (1.10%) FitNesse
11 5 (1.10%) JUnit
11 5 (1.10%) Rational Rose
11 5 (1.10%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.10%) IntelliJ
11 5 (1.10%) VisualVM
General
1 99 (21.85%) Finance
2 30 (6.62%) Banking
3 20 (4.42%) Games
4 14 (3.09%) Publishing
5 13 (2.87%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.43%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.99%) Marketing
7 9 (1.99%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.77%) Retail
9 6 (1.32%) Billing
9 6 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.10%) Legal
10 5 (1.10%) French Language
11 4 (0.88%) Dutch Language
11 4 (0.88%) Front Office
11 4 (0.88%) Back Office
12 3 (0.66%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.44%) Advertising
13 2 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 163 (35.98%) Developer
2 71 (15.67%) Architect
3 48 (10.60%) Analyst
4 27 (5.96%) Consultant
4 27 (5.96%) C++ Developer
5 26 (5.74%) .NET Developer
6 24 (5.30%) C# Developer
7 23 (5.08%) Java Developer
8 18 (3.97%) Technical Architect
9 17 (3.75%) Web Developer
10 16 (3.53%) Administrator
11 15 (3.31%) Technical Consultant
12 14 (3.09%) Test Analyst
13 13 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (2.65%) Programmer
15 11 (2.43%) Applications Support
15 11 (2.43%) Applications Developer
15 11 (2.43%) Technical Analyst
15 11 (2.43%) iOS Developer
16 10 (2.21%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (24.06%) .NET
2 91 (20.09%) XML
3 76 (16.78%) Web Services
4 65 (14.35%) HTML
5 41 (9.05%) WCF
6 38 (8.39%) .NET Framework
7 36 (7.95%) CSS
8 34 (7.51%) SOAP
9 31 (6.84%) J2EE
9 31 (6.84%) RESTful
10 29 (6.40%) ASP.NET
11 28 (6.18%) REST
12 25 (5.52%) jQuery
13 22 (4.86%) ASP.NET Web API
14 20 (4.42%) WPF
14 20 (4.42%) WinForms
15 17 (3.75%) ADO
15 17 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 16 (3.53%) Spring
16 16 (3.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.06%) Mobile App
2 29 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.08%) N-Tier
4 21 (4.64%) Data Centre
5 19 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (3.97%) Visualisation
6 18 (3.97%) Clustering
7 16 (3.53%) User Experience
8 14 (3.09%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.65%) Data Structures
9 12 (2.65%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (2.43%) Computer Science
11 10 (2.21%) PKI
12 9 (1.99%) Derivative
13 8 (1.77%) iPhone
13 8 (1.77%) Mobile Computing
14 7 (1.55%) Public Cloud
14 7 (1.55%) iPad
14 7 (1.55%) Mainframe
14 7 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 200 (44.15%) Windows
2 92 (20.31%) Linux
3 65 (14.35%) UNIX
4 38 (8.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (6.84%) Windows 7
6 28 (6.18%) Apple iOS
7 27 (5.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (3.53%) Android
9 15 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (3.09%) Solaris
11 6 (1.32%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.10%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.88%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.66%) VME
14 3 (0.66%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.66%) webOS
14 3 (0.66%) CentOS
14 3 (0.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (12.36%) SDLC
3 44 (9.71%) OO
4 40 (8.83%) Multithreading
5 36 (7.95%) Scrum
6 34 (7.51%) TDD
7 33 (7.28%) Project Management
7 33 (7.28%) MVC
8 32 (7.06%) SOA
8 32 (7.06%) Migration
9 29 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (5.52%) System Testing
11 22 (4.86%) Web Development
11 22 (4.86%) OOD
11 22 (4.86%) ITIL
11 22 (4.86%) Process Management
12 21 (4.64%) Configuration Management
12 21 (4.64%) User Stories
13 19 (4.19%) UML
13 19 (4.19%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 162 (35.76%) SQL
2 85 (18.76%) C#
3 75 (16.56%) Java
4 49 (10.82%) JavaScript
5 42 (9.27%) C++
6 30 (6.62%) Python
7 27 (5.96%) T-SQL
8 26 (5.74%) VB
8 26 (5.74%) Perl
9 22 (4.86%) VB.NET
10 20 (4.42%) Ruby
10 20 (4.42%) Bash Shell
11 16 (3.53%) PowerShell
12 15 (3.31%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.43%) Objective-C
14 9 (1.99%) PHP
15 8 (1.77%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.55%) VBScript
17 6 (1.32%) C
18 5 (1.10%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 61 (13.47%) Security Cleared
2 31 (6.84%) DV Cleared
3 26 (5.74%) SC Cleared
4 24 (5.30%) Degree
5 19 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.21%) CCNP
8 8 (1.77%) CCNA
9 5 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (1.10%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.88%) PMP
10 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 3 (0.66%) VCAP
11 3 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.66%) MCSE
11 3 (0.66%) MCP
12 2 (0.44%) MCTS
13 1 (0.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.51%) QA
2 14 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.99%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.88%) SLA
5 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) BS7799
System Software
1 52 (11.48%) Active Directory
2 25 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.87%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (1.77%) vSphere
6 7 (1.55%) vCloud
7 5 (1.10%) XenServer
8 4 (0.88%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.88%) Veritas File System
8 4 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.88%) XenApp
8 4 (0.88%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.22%) RACF
Systems Management
1 24 (5.30%) SCCM
2 16 (3.53%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (2.21%) SCOM
4 9 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 7 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (1.55%) NetBackup
7 6 (1.32%) SAP Afaria
8 4 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.88%) MOM
8 4 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.66%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.66%) SCSM
9 3 (0.66%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.66%) Puppet
10 2 (0.44%) DameWare
10 2 (0.44%) Salt
11 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 121 (26.71%) Microsoft
2 57 (12.58%) VMware
3 53 (11.70%) Oracle
4 40 (8.83%) HP
5 24 (5.30%) Cisco
6 20 (4.42%) Citrix
7 16 (3.53%) SAP
8 15 (3.31%) IBM
9 14 (3.09%) Juniper
9 14 (3.09%) Red Hat
10 13 (2.87%) Apple
10 13 (2.87%) Sun
11 12 (2.65%) F5
12 11 (2.43%) Kofax
12 11 (2.43%) Dell
12 11 (2.43%) Sybase
12 11 (2.43%) CheckPoint
12 11 (2.43%) NetApp
13 10 (2.21%) CommVault
14 9 (1.99%) EMC
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