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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 343 379 376
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -3
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 257 193 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.40% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% 1.24% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 114 106
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£425 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £173 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.16 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.19% -19.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.20 £15.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £35.90 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.59 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-36.20% -25.71%
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
15867 15579 15139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.88% 32.54% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10103 9665 9162
Average daily rate £420 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 586 597 658
Average hourly rate £18.61 £20.80 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.53% -7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -8 96 £469 +25.00% 75
South East +25 69 £350 +9.80% 19
South West +9 24 £473 +9.56% 4
East of England -1 17 £475 +42.85% 8
Yorkshire -20 13 £300 +9.09% 7
North West -17 7 £463 +8.82% 9
North East - 7 £369 - 2
West Midlands -3 4 £425 +41.66% 4
Midlands - 4 - -
East Midlands -7 3 £250 -16.66% 2
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 214 (44.58%) Windows
2 169 (35.21%) SQL
3 130 (27.08%) Microsoft
4 121 (25.21%) .NET
5 117 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
6 108 (22.50%) SQL Server
7 104 (21.67%) Linux
8 99 (20.63%) Finance
9 96 (20.00%) XML
10 92 (19.17%) Web Services
10 92 (19.17%) C#
11 79 (16.46%) Java
12 68 (14.17%) UNIX
13 66 (13.75%) Security Cleared
14 65 (13.54%) Active Directory
15 64 (13.33%) VMware
16 63 (13.13%) HTML
16 63 (13.13%) Oracle
17 58 (12.08%) SDLC
18 50 (10.42%) MS Excel
19 48 (10.00%) JavaScript
19 48 (10.00%) Internet
20 47 (9.79%) Multithreading
21 45 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
21 45 (9.38%) TCP/IP
22 44 (9.17%) OO
22 44 (9.17%) WCF
23 43 (8.96%) .NET Framework
24 42 (8.75%) IIS
25 40 (8.33%) HP

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 42 (8.75%) IIS
2 38 (7.92%) Tomcat
3 32 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 28 (5.83%) JBoss
5 25 (5.21%) WebLogic
6 20 (4.17%) SharePoint
7 16 (3.33%) Apache
8 12 (2.50%) MS Exchange
9 10 (2.08%) Documentum
10 8 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (1.46%) Confluence
11 7 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (1.25%) Node.js
13 5 (1.04%) Jetty
14 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.83%) Lync
14 4 (0.83%) WebSphere Process Server
14 4 (0.83%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.83%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 50 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.79%) MS Office
3 11 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.25%) MS Project
6 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.21%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.25%) SaaS
4 4 (0.83%) PaaS
5 2 (0.42%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.21%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.21%) GitHub
6 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 48 (10.00%) Internet
2 45 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 30 (6.25%) SSL
3 30 (6.25%) HTTP
3 30 (6.25%) Firewall
4 27 (5.63%) SAN
5 26 (5.42%) DNS
6 22 (4.58%) VPN
7 19 (3.96%) WAN
8 18 (3.75%) VLAN
9 16 (3.33%) LAN
10 14 (2.92%) Wireshark
11 12 (2.50%) Network Security
12 11 (2.29%) NAS
12 11 (2.29%) SMTP
12 11 (2.29%) DHCP
13 10 (2.08%) FTP
13 10 (2.08%) SDH
13 10 (2.08%) 2G
13 10 (2.08%) 2.5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 39 (8.13%) Relational Database
3 24 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 16 (3.33%) Big Data
5 15 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 14 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (2.50%) Hadoop
8 11 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (2.29%) NoSQL
9 10 (2.08%) DB2
10 9 (1.88%) MySQL
11 8 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.46%) Oracle9i Database
13 6 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.83%) MarkLogic
14 4 (0.83%) SQLite
14 4 (0.83%) Apache Hive
15 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 37 (7.71%) Visual Studio
1 37 (7.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (5.83%) Subversion
3 23 (4.79%) Git (software)
4 18 (3.75%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.29%) ClearCase
6 10 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (1.88%) JIRA
7 9 (1.88%) Cucumber
7 9 (1.88%) FitNesse
8 8 (1.67%) Selenium
9 7 (1.46%) StarTeam
9 7 (1.46%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.25%) FishEye
10 6 (1.25%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.04%) IntelliJ
11 5 (1.04%) Rational Rose
11 5 (1.04%) MSI
11 5 (1.04%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.04%) GitLab
General
1 99 (20.63%) Finance
2 30 (6.25%) Banking
3 22 (4.58%) Games
4 12 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 12 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.08%) Marketing
5 10 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.67%) Retail
8 7 (1.46%) Publishing
8 7 (1.46%) French Language
9 6 (1.25%) Legal
9 6 (1.25%) Billing
10 5 (1.04%) Front Office
11 4 (0.83%) Back Office
11 4 (0.83%) Law
11 4 (0.83%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.63%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.42%) Automotive
13 2 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 168 (35.00%) Developer
2 85 (17.71%) Architect
3 53 (11.04%) Analyst
4 26 (5.42%) C++ Developer
5 25 (5.21%) C# Developer
5 25 (5.21%) .NET Developer
5 25 (5.21%) Administrator
5 25 (5.21%) Consultant
6 24 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 19 (3.96%) Technical Architect
8 18 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (3.75%) Applications Developer
8 18 (3.75%) Infrastructure Architect
9 17 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
10 15 (3.13%) Web Developer
11 13 (2.71%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (2.71%) Technical Consultant
11 13 (2.71%) Applications Support
11 13 (2.71%) iOS Developer
12 12 (2.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (25.21%) .NET
2 96 (20.00%) XML
3 92 (19.17%) Web Services
4 63 (13.13%) HTML
5 44 (9.17%) WCF
6 43 (8.96%) .NET Framework
7 38 (7.92%) J2EE
8 36 (7.50%) SOAP
9 35 (7.29%) ASP.NET
10 32 (6.67%) RESTful
11 31 (6.46%) CSS
12 30 (6.25%) REST
13 23 (4.79%) WPF
14 22 (4.58%) jQuery
14 22 (4.58%) ASP.NET Web API
15 20 (4.17%) HTML5
16 19 (3.96%) WinForms
16 19 (3.96%) Middleware
17 18 (3.75%) ADO
18 17 (3.54%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 26 (5.42%) Mobile App
4 24 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 22 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (4.17%) Clustering
7 18 (3.75%) User Experience
8 17 (3.54%) Visualisation
9 14 (2.92%) Management Information System
10 11 (2.29%) PKI
10 11 (2.29%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (2.29%) iPhone
10 11 (2.29%) Data Structures
11 10 (2.08%) iPad
12 9 (1.88%) Derivative
12 9 (1.88%) Computer Science
13 8 (1.67%) Mobile Computing
13 8 (1.67%) Public Cloud
14 7 (1.46%) Online Games
14 7 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 214 (44.58%) Windows
2 104 (21.67%) Linux
3 68 (14.17%) UNIX
4 45 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (7.50%) Windows 7
6 35 (7.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (5.21%) Apple iOS
8 21 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (3.33%) Solaris
11 13 (2.71%) Android
12 8 (1.67%) Windows XP
13 7 (1.46%) VMS
13 7 (1.46%) Windows 2000
13 7 (1.46%) Windows 8
14 6 (1.25%) CentOS
15 4 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.83%) Fedora
16 3 (0.63%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.63%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (12.08%) SDLC
3 47 (9.79%) Multithreading
4 44 (9.17%) OO
5 35 (7.29%) MVC
6 34 (7.08%) SOA
7 33 (6.88%) Project Management
7 33 (6.88%) Scrum
8 32 (6.67%) ITIL
9 31 (6.46%) Migration
9 31 (6.46%) TDD
10 26 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (4.58%) Web Development
11 22 (4.58%) Process Management
12 20 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (4.17%) System Testing
13 19 (3.96%) OOD
14 18 (3.75%) TOGAF
14 18 (3.75%) Test Automation
14 18 (3.75%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 169 (35.21%) SQL
2 92 (19.17%) C#
3 79 (16.46%) Java
4 48 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 35 (7.29%) C++
6 31 (6.46%) Perl
7 29 (6.04%) Python
8 28 (5.83%) VB
9 26 (5.42%) T-SQL
10 21 (4.38%) PowerShell
11 20 (4.17%) Bash Shell
11 20 (4.17%) VB.NET
12 19 (3.96%) PL/SQL
13 15 (3.13%) Ruby
14 12 (2.50%) Objective-C
15 8 (1.67%) VBScript
15 8 (1.67%) Shell Script
16 6 (1.25%) PHP
17 5 (1.04%) VB6
18 4 (0.83%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 66 (13.75%) Security Cleared
2 30 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 29 (6.04%) SC Cleared
4 23 (4.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (4.58%) Degree
6 13 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (2.08%) CCNP
8 8 (1.67%) CCNA
9 5 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 4 (0.83%) MCTS
10 4 (0.83%) VCAP
10 4 (0.83%) MCSE
10 4 (0.83%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.63%) PMP
11 3 (0.63%) MCP
11 3 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.42%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.92%) QA
2 16 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.50%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.04%) SLA
5 2 (0.42%) BS7799
5 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (13.54%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.54%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.50%) vSphere
5 10 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (1.67%) vCloud
7 5 (1.04%) XenServer
7 5 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.83%) DFS Replication
8 4 (0.83%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.83%) Veritas File System
8 4 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.63%) NFS
9 3 (0.63%) XenApp
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 30 (6.25%) SCCM
2 14 (2.92%) SCOM
3 13 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (1.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (1.88%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.67%) SCVMM
6 8 (1.67%) Puppet
6 8 (1.67%) SCSM
7 6 (1.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (1.25%) SAP Afaria
7 6 (1.25%) SCDPM
8 4 (0.83%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.83%) WSUS
8 4 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.83%) MOM
8 4 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.83%) Ansible
8 4 (0.83%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 130 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 64 (13.33%) VMware
3 63 (13.13%) Oracle
4 40 (8.33%) HP
5 23 (4.79%) Cisco
5 23 (4.79%) IBM
6 21 (4.38%) Citrix
6 21 (4.38%) Red Hat
7 20 (4.17%) NetApp
8 13 (2.71%) Juniper
8 13 (2.71%) Apple
8 13 (2.71%) CheckPoint
9 12 (2.50%) Sun
9 12 (2.50%) Dell
9 12 (2.50%) Sybase
9 12 (2.50%) F5
10 11 (2.29%) Kofax
10 11 (2.29%) SAP
10 11 (2.29%) EMC
10 11 (2.29%) CommVault
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