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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 394 371 353
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -18
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 222 218 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.43% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 1.30% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 115 139
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£403 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £53.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -69.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £53.00
% change year-on-year
- -72.64%
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
16811 16795 16233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.26% 32.95% 33.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10742 10205 10002
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 £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 697 669
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -7 79 £450 +20.00% 105
South East +16 63 £363 -3.33% 31
Yorkshire -15 22 £375 +20.00% 7
South West -10 14 £363 -36.95% 4
North West -25 14 £475 -13.24% 4
East of England +2 13 £403 +4.54% 13
North East - 5 £338 - 1
Midlands +6 4 - -
West Midlands -11 3 £425 +41.66% 3
East Midlands -14 2 £250 -33.33% 2
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 223 (44.60%) Windows
2 154 (30.80%) SQL
3 148 (29.60%) Microsoft
4 115 (23.00%) .NET
5 114 (22.80%) SQL Server
6 112 (22.40%) Linux
7 107 (21.40%) Agile Software Development
8 97 (19.40%) Finance
9 90 (18.00%) Web Services
10 88 (17.60%) Active Directory
11 82 (16.40%) C#
11 82 (16.40%) Oracle
12 81 (16.20%) XML
13 74 (14.80%) Security Cleared
14 73 (14.60%) VMware
15 67 (13.40%) HTML
15 67 (13.40%) Java
15 67 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
16 66 (13.20%) UNIX
17 61 (12.20%) MS Excel
18 55 (11.00%) JavaScript
19 49 (9.80%) IIS
19 49 (9.80%) OO
20 45 (9.00%) SDLC
21 44 (8.80%) Project Management
22 43 (8.60%) Relational Database
23 42 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
23 42 (8.40%) .NET Framework
24 41 (8.20%) ITIL
24 41 (8.20%) Migration

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 49 (9.80%) IIS
2 33 (6.60%) WebSphere
3 30 (6.00%) Tomcat
4 23 (4.60%) SharePoint
5 21 (4.20%) WebLogic
6 19 (3.80%) Apache
7 14 (2.80%) JBoss
8 11 (2.20%) MS Exchange
9 10 (2.00%) Documentum
10 9 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (1.60%) Lync
12 7 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (1.20%) Node.js
14 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.80%) WebSphere Process Server
15 4 (0.80%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.80%) Lotus Domino
16 3 (0.60%) Moodle
16 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 61 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.80%) MS Office
3 13 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.40%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (3.00%) SaaS
2 10 (2.00%) PaaS
3 8 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.80%) IaaS
5 3 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.40%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (0.40%) Office 365
6 2 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.40%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.20%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.20%) GitHub
7 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 39 (7.80%) Internet
2 37 (7.40%) DNS
3 36 (7.20%) HTTP
4 35 (7.00%) TCP/IP
4 35 (7.00%) Firewall
5 33 (6.60%) SAN
6 30 (6.00%) SSL
7 21 (4.20%) SMTP
8 20 (4.00%) VPN
8 20 (4.00%) WAN
9 17 (3.40%) LAN
10 16 (3.20%) DHCP
11 15 (3.00%) VLAN
12 14 (2.80%) SSH
12 14 (2.80%) NAS
12 14 (2.80%) FTP
13 13 (2.60%) Wireshark
14 11 (2.20%) Network Security
15 9 (1.80%) 2G
15 9 (1.80%) 2.5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (22.80%) SQL Server
2 43 (8.60%) Relational Database
3 29 (5.80%) Oracle Database
4 18 (3.60%) Oracle Database 11g
4 18 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (3.00%) Big Data
7 13 (2.60%) MySQL
8 12 (2.40%) DB2
8 12 (2.40%) RDBMS
8 12 (2.40%) Sybase ASE
9 9 (1.80%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.60%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.40%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (7.80%) Visual Studio
2 32 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (3.60%) Subversion
4 17 (3.40%) Git (software)
5 12 (2.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 12 (2.40%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.00%) ClearCase
6 10 (2.00%) Cucumber
7 9 (1.80%) FitNesse
8 8 (1.60%) LoadRunner
8 8 (1.60%) Facilita Forecast
9 7 (1.40%) LoadUI
9 7 (1.40%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.40%) JMeter
9 7 (1.40%) HP UFT
9 7 (1.40%) JIRA
9 7 (1.40%) SoapUI
10 6 (1.20%) Selenium
10 6 (1.20%) StarTeam
11 5 (1.00%) MSI
General
1 97 (19.40%) Finance
2 31 (6.20%) Banking
3 12 (2.40%) Investment Banking
4 11 (2.20%) Retail
4 11 (2.20%) Publishing
5 9 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.80%) Back Office
5 9 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.60%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.60%) Games
6 8 (1.60%) Marketing
7 7 (1.40%) French Language
7 7 (1.40%) Billing
8 5 (1.00%) Legal
8 5 (1.00%) Front Office
9 4 (0.80%) Law
9 4 (0.80%) Dutch Language
9 4 (0.80%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 141 (28.20%) Developer
2 88 (17.60%) Architect
3 64 (12.80%) Analyst
4 25 (5.00%) Technical Architect
4 25 (5.00%) Administrator
4 25 (5.00%) C++ Developer
5 24 (4.80%) C# Developer
6 21 (4.20%) .NET Developer
7 20 (4.00%) Applications Support
7 20 (4.00%) Consultant
8 19 (3.80%) Applications Developer
8 19 (3.80%) Support Analyst
9 18 (3.60%) Infrastructure Architect
10 17 (3.40%) DBA
11 16 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (3.20%) Systems Administrator
12 15 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (3.00%) Java Developer
13 14 (2.80%) Support Engineer
13 14 (2.80%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (23.00%) .NET
2 90 (18.00%) Web Services
3 81 (16.20%) XML
4 67 (13.40%) HTML
5 42 (8.40%) .NET Framework
6 40 (8.00%) ASP.NET
7 39 (7.80%) WCF
8 36 (7.20%) CSS
9 31 (6.20%) REST
10 29 (5.80%) J2EE
11 26 (5.20%) SOAP
12 25 (5.00%) WPF
13 23 (4.60%) jQuery
14 22 (4.40%) Middleware
15 20 (4.00%) RESTful
16 18 (3.60%) ADO
16 18 (3.60%) HTML5
17 17 (3.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 17 (3.40%) ASP.NET Web API
17 17 (3.40%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.80%) Data Centre
2 34 (6.80%) N-Tier
3 29 (5.80%) Clustering
4 20 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (3.80%) User Experience
6 17 (3.40%) Mobile App
7 15 (3.00%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.80%) Replication
9 13 (2.60%) Visualisation
9 13 (2.60%) Data Structures
10 11 (2.20%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (2.20%) PKI
11 8 (1.60%) Derivative
11 8 (1.60%) iPhone
11 8 (1.60%) Mobile Computing
11 8 (1.60%) Mainframe
11 8 (1.60%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.40%) Performance Metrics
12 7 (1.40%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 223 (44.60%) Windows
2 112 (22.40%) Linux
3 67 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (13.20%) UNIX
5 37 (7.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (7.20%) Windows 7
6 36 (7.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (4.20%) Solaris
9 13 (2.60%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.80%) Windows 2000
10 9 (1.80%) Windows XP
11 7 (1.40%) Android
12 6 (1.20%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.20%) VMS
13 5 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (1.00%) CentOS
14 4 (0.80%) Fedora
15 3 (0.60%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.60%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (21.40%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (9.80%) OO
3 45 (9.00%) SDLC
4 44 (8.80%) Project Management
5 41 (8.20%) ITIL
5 41 (8.20%) Migration
6 37 (7.40%) Multithreading
7 30 (6.00%) MVC
7 30 (6.00%) Change Management
8 28 (5.60%) Web Development
9 27 (5.40%) OOD
10 26 (5.20%) Process Management
10 26 (5.20%) Scrum
11 25 (5.00%) SOA
11 25 (5.00%) Unit Testing
12 24 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
13 23 (4.60%) TDD
14 22 (4.40%) Service Management
15 21 (4.20%) UML
15 21 (4.20%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 154 (30.80%) SQL
2 82 (16.40%) C#
3 67 (13.40%) Java
4 55 (11.00%) JavaScript
5 39 (7.80%) VB
6 31 (6.20%) C++
7 26 (5.20%) Perl
8 24 (4.80%) T-SQL
8 24 (4.80%) Python
9 22 (4.40%) VB.NET
10 19 (3.80%) Shell Script
11 17 (3.40%) PowerShell
11 17 (3.40%) Bash Shell
12 14 (2.80%) Ruby
13 12 (2.40%) VBScript
14 8 (1.60%) PHP
14 8 (1.60%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.20%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.20%) VB6
16 5 (1.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 74 (14.80%) Security Cleared
2 32 (6.40%) SC Cleared
2 32 (6.40%) DV Cleared
3 25 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (3.60%) Degree
5 14 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.00%) CCNP
7 9 (1.80%) CCNA
7 9 (1.80%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.40%) MCSE
9 6 (1.20%) MCTS
10 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 5 (1.00%) MCP
10 5 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (0.80%) VCAP
11 4 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.60%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (0.60%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.80%) QA
2 16 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (3.00%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.00%) SLA
5 2 (0.40%) BS7799
5 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 88 (17.60%) Active Directory
2 39 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (4.60%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (3.00%) vSphere
6 10 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 10 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (1.60%) vCloud
8 7 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.40%) DFS Replication
9 6 (1.20%) NFS
10 5 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (1.00%) XenServer
10 5 (1.00%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.80%) Veritas File System
12 3 (0.60%) RHEV
12 3 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.60%) XenApp
13 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 33 (6.60%) SCCM
2 19 (3.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 17 (3.40%) SCOM
4 11 (2.20%) SCVMM
4 11 (2.20%) Backup Exec
4 11 (2.20%) SCSM
5 9 (1.80%) SCDPM
5 9 (1.80%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (1.80%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.60%) WSUS
6 8 (1.60%) Data Guard
6 8 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (1.60%) Puppet
6 8 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.40%) SCOrch
8 6 (1.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 5 (1.00%) WMI
10 4 (0.80%) CA Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.80%) MOM
10 4 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 148 (29.60%) Microsoft
2 82 (16.40%) Oracle
3 73 (14.60%) VMware
4 34 (6.80%) HP
5 33 (6.60%) Red Hat
6 32 (6.40%) Citrix
6 32 (6.40%) IBM
7 25 (5.00%) Cisco
8 23 (4.60%) NetApp
9 19 (3.80%) Symantec
10 18 (3.60%) Sybase
11 17 (3.40%) EMC
11 17 (3.40%) Apple
12 16 (3.20%) Dell
13 15 (3.00%) SAP
14 14 (2.80%) CheckPoint
15 13 (2.60%) Juniper
15 13 (2.60%) Sun
16 12 (2.40%) Brocade
16 12 (2.40%) F5
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £420 p/day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £375 to £425 p/day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £675 to £700 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £350 to £400 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £300 to £350 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £350 to £400 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £475 - £500+ per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £14.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago