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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 371 356 318
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -38
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 217 201 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.43% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.42% 1.35% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 133 142
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£375 £334 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £246 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 11
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.66 £41.95 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -50.00%
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
15290 14865 13381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.84% 31.74% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10003 9386 8026
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £233 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 625 763
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.27 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +6.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -7 67 £375 -12.53% 54
South East -23 42 £400 +28.00% 10
East of England +13 32 £425 +46.55% 4
Yorkshire -26 20 £305 +1.66% 7
South West -16 17 £463 +27.58% 3
North West -18 13 £410 +80.21% 4
East Midlands - 11 £345 -
West Midlands -3 10 £300 -30.23% 3
North East - 5 £451 - 1
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 144 (33.33%) Windows
2 127 (29.40%) SQL
3 114 (26.39%) Linux
4 110 (25.46%) Finance
5 106 (24.54%) Microsoft
6 80 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (15.74%) Web Services
8 66 (15.28%) Java
9 62 (14.35%) Oracle
10 61 (14.12%) UNIX
11 60 (13.89%) C++
12 58 (13.43%) TCP/IP
13 56 (12.96%) .NET
14 55 (12.73%) Security Cleared
15 53 (12.27%) HTML
16 50 (11.57%) VMware
17 49 (11.34%) SQL Server
18 48 (11.11%) ITIL
18 48 (11.11%) MS Excel
18 48 (11.11%) Internet
19 46 (10.65%) JavaScript
20 44 (10.19%) OO
20 44 (10.19%) Active Directory
20 44 (10.19%) Migration
21 43 (9.95%) XML
22 41 (9.49%) HP
23 40 (9.26%) Python
23 40 (9.26%) Relational Database
24 39 (9.03%) TDD
25 38 (8.80%) C#

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (7.41%) IIS
2 20 (4.63%) MS Exchange
3 17 (3.94%) Apache
3 17 (3.94%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.47%) Node.js
5 11 (2.55%) NetWeaver
6 9 (2.08%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.85%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.62%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.39%) CMS
9 6 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (1.39%) nginx
10 5 (1.16%) GlassFish
10 5 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.93%) JBoss
12 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.69%) Moodle
12 3 (0.69%) Confluence
12 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 48 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 29 (6.71%) MS Office
3 5 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.93%) MS Project
5 3 (0.69%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.69%) PaintShop Pro
5 3 (0.69%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.46%) SPSS
7 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (2.78%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.62%) IaaS
4 7 (1.62%) PaaS
4 7 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.39%) Amazon S3
5 6 (1.39%) Route 53
6 4 (0.93%) SaaS
7 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 58 (13.43%) TCP/IP
2 48 (11.11%) Internet
3 30 (6.94%) DNS
4 28 (6.48%) HTTP
5 25 (5.79%) VPN
5 25 (5.79%) Firewall
6 21 (4.86%) SAN
7 20 (4.63%) SSL
8 15 (3.47%) VoIP
9 14 (3.24%) DHCP
10 10 (2.31%) NAS
11 9 (2.08%) VLAN
11 9 (2.08%) LAN
11 9 (2.08%) Intranet
12 8 (1.85%) FTP
13 7 (1.62%) WAN
13 7 (1.62%) Network Security
14 6 (1.39%) SSH
14 6 (1.39%) LDAP
14 6 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 40 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 32 (7.41%) RDBMS
4 22 (5.09%) NoSQL
5 20 (4.63%) Oracle Database
6 16 (3.70%) MySQL
7 15 (3.47%) DB2
8 14 (3.24%) MongoDB
9 11 (2.55%) Redis
9 11 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (2.55%) SAP BW
10 9 (2.08%) OLTP
10 9 (2.08%) OLAP
11 8 (1.85%) Big Data
11 8 (1.85%) SimpleDB
11 8 (1.85%) Couchbase
12 6 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (1.39%) QlikView
12 6 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (5.79%) JIRA
2 22 (5.09%) Subversion
3 19 (4.40%) Git (software)
3 19 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (3.01%) Visual Studio
5 10 (2.31%) StarTeam
6 9 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (1.85%) MSI
7 8 (1.85%) Eclipse
7 8 (1.85%) Selenium
8 7 (1.62%) JUnit
8 7 (1.62%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.16%) Maven
9 5 (1.16%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.93%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.93%) Hudson
11 3 (0.69%) Cobertura
11 3 (0.69%) QARun
11 3 (0.69%) ClearCase
11 3 (0.69%) Xcode
General
1 110 (25.46%) Finance
2 33 (7.64%) Banking
3 18 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.94%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.31%) Front Office
6 9 (2.08%) Publishing
7 8 (1.85%) Games
7 8 (1.85%) Retail
8 6 (1.39%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.39%) Legal
8 6 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.69%) Back Office
9 3 (0.69%) Marketing
9 3 (0.69%) Law
10 2 (0.46%) French Language
10 2 (0.46%) Billing
10 2 (0.46%) Electronics
10 2 (0.46%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Military
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 117 (27.08%) Developer
2 91 (21.06%) Analyst
3 33 (7.64%) Consultant
4 25 (5.79%) Support Analyst
5 21 (4.86%) Architect
6 19 (4.40%) Test Analyst
6 19 (4.40%) Java Developer
7 18 (4.17%) Administrator
8 15 (3.47%) Applications Support
8 15 (3.47%) Project Manager
9 14 (3.24%) Tester
9 14 (3.24%) Support Engineer
9 14 (3.24%) C++ Developer
9 14 (3.24%) Technical Analyst
10 13 (3.01%) Mobile Developer
11 12 (2.78%) C# Developer
11 12 (2.78%) Software Engineer
12 11 (2.55%) Software Developer
12 11 (2.55%) .NET Developer
12 11 (2.55%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (15.74%) Web Services
2 56 (12.96%) .NET
3 53 (12.27%) HTML
4 43 (9.95%) XML
5 26 (6.02%) CSS
6 25 (5.79%) J2EE
6 25 (5.79%) RESTful
7 24 (5.56%) SOAP
8 19 (4.40%) HTML5
9 17 (3.94%) REST
10 15 (3.47%) .NET Framework
10 15 (3.47%) Spring
11 13 (3.01%) Cocoa
11 13 (3.01%) Ajax
11 13 (3.01%) WPF
11 13 (3.01%) ASP.NET
12 12 (2.78%) jQuery
12 12 (2.78%) Cocoa Touch
13 11 (2.55%) WCF
14 10 (2.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.56%) Mobile App
2 30 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.09%) Management Information System
4 19 (4.40%) Open Source
5 18 (4.17%) User Experience
6 17 (3.94%) iPad
7 16 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
8 15 (3.47%) Data Structures
9 13 (3.01%) Blackberry
10 12 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (2.78%) Computer Science
11 11 (2.55%) iPhone
12 10 (2.31%) N-Tier
12 10 (2.31%) Streaming Media
13 9 (2.08%) Replication
14 8 (1.85%) Fixed Income
14 8 (1.85%) Clustering
14 8 (1.85%) Algorithms
15 7 (1.62%) IPTV
15 7 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 144 (33.33%) Windows
2 114 (26.39%) Linux
3 61 (14.12%) UNIX
4 32 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (6.94%) Windows 7
6 27 (6.25%) Apple iOS
7 24 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (5.09%) Android
9 20 (4.63%) Windows XP
10 11 (2.55%) Solaris
10 11 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.62%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.93%) HPUX
13 3 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.69%) CentOS
14 2 (0.46%) webOS
14 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.46%) zOS
14 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (11.11%) ITIL
3 44 (10.19%) OO
3 44 (10.19%) Migration
4 39 (9.03%) TDD
5 35 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (6.94%) Scrum
7 29 (6.71%) Configuration Management
8 26 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
9 23 (5.32%) MVC
9 23 (5.32%) SOA
9 23 (5.32%) Software Engineering
10 22 (5.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (4.86%) Incident Management
12 20 (4.63%) OOD
13 18 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
13 18 (4.17%) Kanban
13 18 (4.17%) DevOps
14 16 (3.70%) Performance Testing
14 16 (3.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 127 (29.40%) SQL
2 66 (15.28%) Java
3 60 (13.89%) C++
4 46 (10.65%) JavaScript
5 40 (9.26%) Python
6 38 (8.80%) C#
7 25 (5.79%) PHP
8 22 (5.09%) Bash Shell
9 21 (4.86%) Ruby
10 20 (4.63%) C
11 18 (4.17%) PowerShell
12 17 (3.94%) Objective-C
13 15 (3.47%) Perl
14 14 (3.24%) PL/SQL
15 12 (2.78%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.85%) T-SQL
17 6 (1.39%) VB
18 5 (1.16%) VB.NET
19 4 (0.93%) ActionScript
19 4 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 55 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 32 (7.41%) Degree
2 32 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 26 (6.02%) DV Cleared
4 21 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (3.24%) MCSE
5 14 (3.24%) ISEB
6 10 (2.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.62%) CCNA
8 6 (1.39%) CCNP
8 6 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (1.16%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.69%) MCITP
11 3 (0.69%) RHCE
11 3 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.46%) MCTS
12 2 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.41%) QA
2 9 (2.08%) SLA
3 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (10.19%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.24%) VMware ESX
4 13 (3.01%) vSphere
5 9 (2.08%) XenApp
6 7 (1.62%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.16%) vCloud
9 4 (0.93%) NFS
9 4 (0.93%) MetaFrame
9 4 (0.93%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.69%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.46%) Veritas File System
11 2 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.46%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.46%) RACF
Systems Management
1 25 (5.79%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (3.94%) Tivoli
2 17 (3.94%) SCCM
3 15 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.78%) NetBackup
5 11 (2.55%) Puppet
6 9 (2.08%) Salt
6 9 (2.08%) WSUS
7 8 (1.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 7 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.39%) SCOM
9 6 (1.39%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 5 (1.16%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.69%) DameWare
12 3 (0.69%) Nagios
12 3 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (0.69%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 106 (24.54%) Microsoft
2 62 (14.35%) Oracle
3 50 (11.57%) VMware
4 41 (9.49%) HP
5 29 (6.71%) Citrix
6 28 (6.48%) Cisco
7 27 (6.25%) SAP
8 25 (5.79%) IBM
9 22 (5.09%) Red Hat
10 19 (4.40%) Apple
11 14 (3.24%) Perforce
12 12 (2.78%) Symantec
12 12 (2.78%) Dell
13 11 (2.55%) EMC
14 10 (2.31%) Sybase
15 9 (2.08%) Veritas
16 7 (1.62%) Sun
16 7 (1.62%) McAfee
17 6 (1.39%) Reuters
17 6 (1.39%) Bloomberg
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £350 to £400 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £neg
Posted: 8 days ago
London
New Gen Technology
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day + Extension
Posted: 9 days ago
Lancashire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day + Circa £190 per day
Posted: 10 days ago