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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 359 371 371
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 254 209 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.42% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.54% 1.30% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 112 108
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £314 £313
% change year-on-year
+27.49% +0.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 14
Average hourly rate £15.25 £19.83 £52.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.09% -62.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.70 £25.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £75.25 £57.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £32.50 £53.00
% change year-on-year
-55.38% -38.67%
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
16511 16046 15561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.05% 32.51% 33.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10581 9839 9417
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 624 668
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 -39 79 £450 +20.00% 85
South East +31 72 £350 +7.69% 15
South West +10 28 £425 -17.07%
Yorkshire -18 18 £375 +36.36% 9
East of England +4 16 £450 +114.28% 11
North West -21 14 £469 +16.45% 7
North East - 7 £369 - 2
West Midlands -10 4 £425 +41.66% 1
Midlands - 4 - -
East Midlands 0 3 £250 -16.66%
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 219 (45.53%) Windows
2 166 (34.51%) SQL
3 137 (28.48%) Microsoft
4 117 (24.32%) .NET
5 108 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
6 106 (22.04%) SQL Server
7 98 (20.37%) Linux
8 96 (19.96%) Web Services
9 95 (19.75%) Finance
10 87 (18.09%) XML
11 85 (17.67%) C#
12 79 (16.42%) Java
13 75 (15.59%) Security Cleared
14 74 (15.38%) Active Directory
15 72 (14.97%) HTML
15 72 (14.97%) Oracle
16 69 (14.35%) UNIX
17 66 (13.72%) VMware
18 56 (11.64%) JavaScript
19 54 (11.23%) MS Excel
19 54 (11.23%) Windows Server 2008
19 54 (11.23%) SDLC
20 51 (10.60%) OO
21 46 (9.56%) IIS
22 44 (9.15%) Multithreading
23 43 (8.94%) .NET Framework
23 43 (8.94%) WCF
23 43 (8.94%) Internet
24 41 (8.52%) Visual Studio
24 41 (8.52%) TCP/IP

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 46 (9.56%) IIS
2 36 (7.48%) Tomcat
3 28 (5.82%) WebSphere
4 26 (5.41%) WebLogic
5 23 (4.78%) SharePoint
6 21 (4.37%) JBoss
7 19 (3.95%) Apache
8 12 (2.49%) MS Exchange
9 10 (2.08%) Documentum
10 9 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (1.46%) Lync
12 6 (1.25%) Node.js
12 6 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (1.04%) Confluence
14 4 (0.83%) WebSphere Process Server
14 4 (0.83%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.83%) Lotus Domino
15 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 54 (11.23%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.41%) MS Office
3 11 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.66%) 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 3 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.08%) SaaS
3 9 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.46%) 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%) GitHub
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 43 (8.94%) Internet
2 41 (8.52%) TCP/IP
3 32 (6.65%) Firewall
4 26 (5.41%) DNS
4 26 (5.41%) SAN
5 24 (4.99%) SSL
5 24 (4.99%) HTTP
6 21 (4.37%) VPN
6 21 (4.37%) WAN
7 18 (3.74%) LAN
8 16 (3.33%) VLAN
9 14 (2.91%) Wireshark
10 12 (2.49%) SMTP
10 12 (2.49%) DHCP
11 11 (2.29%) Network Security
11 11 (2.29%) NAS
12 10 (2.08%) FTP
12 10 (2.08%) SDH
12 10 (2.08%) 3G
12 10 (2.08%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (22.04%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.52%) Relational Database
3 23 (4.78%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (3.53%) Big Data
5 12 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.49%) RDBMS
6 11 (2.29%) Hadoop
7 10 (2.08%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (2.08%) DB2
7 10 (2.08%) MySQL
8 7 (1.46%) Oracle9i Database
8 7 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.83%) SQLite
11 4 (0.83%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 41 (8.52%) Visual Studio
2 34 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (4.78%) Subversion
4 22 (4.57%) Git (software)
5 15 (3.12%) Jenkins
6 11 (2.29%) Cucumber
6 11 (2.29%) ClearCase
6 11 (2.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 10 (2.08%) SoapUI
7 10 (2.08%) FitNesse
8 8 (1.66%) Selenium
8 8 (1.66%) LoadRunner
8 8 (1.66%) Facilita Forecast
9 7 (1.46%) LoadUI
9 7 (1.46%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.46%) JMeter
9 7 (1.46%) HP UFT
10 6 (1.25%) JIRA
10 6 (1.25%) StarTeam
11 5 (1.04%) Maven
General
1 95 (19.75%) Finance
2 27 (5.61%) Banking
3 17 (3.53%) Games
4 10 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.08%) Financial Institution
4 10 (2.08%) Marketing
4 10 (2.08%) Publishing
5 9 (1.87%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.87%) Retail
6 7 (1.46%) Back Office
6 7 (1.46%) French Language
7 6 (1.25%) Billing
8 5 (1.04%) Legal
9 4 (0.83%) Law
9 4 (0.83%) Front Office
9 4 (0.83%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.42%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 154 (32.02%) Developer
2 86 (17.88%) Architect
3 58 (12.06%) Analyst
4 26 (5.41%) C++ Developer
5 25 (5.20%) C# Developer
6 24 (4.99%) Administrator
6 24 (4.99%) Technical Architect
7 22 (4.57%) Consultant
8 21 (4.37%) .NET Developer
8 21 (4.37%) Java Developer
9 19 (3.95%) Applications Developer
10 18 (3.74%) Infrastructure Architect
11 17 (3.53%) Systems Administrator
12 16 (3.33%) Web Developer
12 16 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
13 15 (3.12%) Applications Support
14 14 (2.91%) Senior Analyst
14 14 (2.91%) Tester
15 13 (2.70%) Support Analyst
15 13 (2.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (24.32%) .NET
2 96 (19.96%) Web Services
3 87 (18.09%) XML
4 72 (14.97%) HTML
5 43 (8.94%) .NET Framework
5 43 (8.94%) WCF
6 39 (8.11%) ASP.NET
7 37 (7.69%) CSS
8 34 (7.07%) J2EE
9 30 (6.24%) REST
10 28 (5.82%) SOAP
11 27 (5.61%) RESTful
12 24 (4.99%) jQuery
12 24 (4.99%) WPF
13 21 (4.37%) HTML5
14 19 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 19 (3.95%) WinForms
15 18 (3.74%) Spring
15 18 (3.74%) Middleware
15 18 (3.74%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.86%) N-Tier
3 26 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 22 (4.57%) User Experience
5 21 (4.37%) Mobile App
6 20 (4.16%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (4.16%) Clustering
7 16 (3.33%) Management Information System
8 15 (3.12%) Data Structures
9 14 (2.91%) Visualisation
10 11 (2.29%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (2.29%) PKI
11 9 (1.87%) iPhone
12 8 (1.66%) iPad
12 8 (1.66%) Mobile Computing
12 8 (1.66%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.66%) Computer Science
13 7 (1.46%) Mainframe
13 7 (1.46%) Performance Metrics
14 6 (1.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 219 (45.53%) Windows
2 98 (20.37%) Linux
3 69 (14.35%) UNIX
4 54 (11.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (8.11%) Windows 7
6 37 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (5.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (3.74%) Apple iOS
8 18 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (3.33%) Solaris
10 9 (1.87%) Windows XP
10 9 (1.87%) Android
11 8 (1.66%) Windows 2000
12 7 (1.46%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.25%) CentOS
13 6 (1.25%) VMS
14 5 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.83%) Fedora
16 3 (0.62%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.62%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (11.23%) SDLC
3 51 (10.60%) OO
4 44 (9.15%) Multithreading
5 37 (7.69%) ITIL
6 34 (7.07%) Migration
7 32 (6.65%) MVC
8 31 (6.44%) Project Management
9 30 (6.24%) SOA
10 28 (5.82%) Web Development
11 27 (5.61%) TDD
12 26 (5.41%) Scrum
13 25 (5.20%) OOD
14 24 (4.99%) Process Management
14 24 (4.99%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (4.16%) Unit Testing
15 20 (4.16%) Configuration Management
15 20 (4.16%) TOGAF
16 19 (3.95%) System Testing
16 19 (3.95%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 166 (34.51%) SQL
2 85 (17.67%) C#
3 79 (16.42%) Java
4 56 (11.64%) JavaScript
5 37 (7.69%) VB
6 33 (6.86%) C++
7 28 (5.82%) Perl
7 28 (5.82%) Python
8 26 (5.41%) T-SQL
9 22 (4.57%) VB.NET
10 19 (3.95%) Bash Shell
11 17 (3.53%) PowerShell
12 16 (3.33%) Ruby
12 16 (3.33%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.08%) Objective-C
14 9 (1.87%) VBScript
15 8 (1.66%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.46%) PHP
17 5 (1.04%) VB6
18 4 (0.83%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 75 (15.59%) Security Cleared
2 32 (6.65%) SC Cleared
2 32 (6.65%) DV Cleared
3 26 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (3.74%) Degree
5 12 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.87%) CCNP
6 9 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (1.87%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.46%) CCNA
8 5 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (1.04%) MCTS
8 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 4 (0.83%) VCAP
9 4 (0.83%) MCP
9 4 (0.83%) MCSE
10 3 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.42%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.11%) QA
2 16 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.91%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.04%) SLA
5 2 (0.42%) BS7799
5 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 74 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 30 (6.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.95%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.49%) vSphere
5 10 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (1.66%) vCloud
7 6 (1.25%) DFS Replication
7 6 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.04%) XenServer
8 5 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.83%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.83%) Veritas File System
10 3 (0.62%) NFS
10 3 (0.62%) XenApp
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 35 (7.28%) SCCM
2 16 (3.33%) SCOM
3 12 (2.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.08%) SCSM
5 10 (2.08%) SCVMM
6 9 (1.87%) NetBackup
7 8 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (1.66%) Puppet
7 8 (1.66%) SCDPM
8 6 (1.25%) SCOrch
8 6 (1.25%) SAP Afaria
8 6 (1.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (1.25%) WSUS
9 4 (0.83%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.83%) MOM
9 4 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.83%) Ansible
9 4 (0.83%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 137 (28.48%) Microsoft
2 72 (14.97%) Oracle
3 66 (13.72%) VMware
4 36 (7.48%) HP
5 24 (4.99%) Cisco
6 23 (4.78%) IBM
6 23 (4.78%) Citrix
7 20 (4.16%) NetApp
7 20 (4.16%) Red Hat
8 16 (3.33%) Dell
9 14 (2.91%) Apple
9 14 (2.91%) CheckPoint
10 12 (2.49%) Symantec
10 12 (2.49%) Sun
10 12 (2.49%) Juniper
10 12 (2.49%) F5
11 11 (2.29%) EMC
11 11 (2.29%) CommVault
11 11 (2.29%) Kofax
12 10 (2.08%) Sybase
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £14.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £425 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £178.00 - £267.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salt
Rate: £100 - £400 per day + ***NEGOTIABLE BASED ON EXPERIENCE***
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Salt
Rate: £100 - £400 per day + ***NEGOTIABLE BASED ON EXPERIENCE***
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £100 - £400 per day + ***NEGOTIABLE BASED ON EXPERIENCE***
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Salt
Rate: £100 - £400 per day + ***NEGOTIABLE BASED ON EXPERIENCE***
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Surrey
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £320 per day +
Posted: 19 days ago