The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 346 361 286
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -75
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 221 194 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.42% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.74% 1.56% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 110 145
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £360
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 13
Average hourly rate £19.83 £52.75 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.40% -12.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £25.15 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.25 £57.26 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £53.00 £55.50
% change year-on-year
-38.67% -4.50%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12736 12422 13335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.80% 26.65% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7776 7663 7811
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 529 543 720
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
Client/Server
UK

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +26 114 £365 -14.11% 58
South East -8 32 £319 -8.92% 16
West Midlands -7 19 £250 -42.85% 3
North West -7 16 £499 +42.50% 8
Yorkshire +2 13 £275 -8.33% 4
East of England -9 12 £210 -47.50% 7
South West -28 11 £431 -28.12% 8
East Midlands -18 5 £375 +42.85% 6
North East - - - - 6
Client/Server
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Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 122 (29.54%) Microsoft
2 121 (29.30%) Windows
3 114 (27.60%) Finance
4 84 (20.34%) Web Services
5 74 (17.92%) Linux
5 74 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (17.68%) C#
6 73 (17.68%) .NET
6 73 (17.68%) TCP/IP
7 64 (15.50%) SQL
8 62 (15.01%) HTML
9 61 (14.77%) ITIL
10 58 (14.04%) Degree
11 57 (13.80%) Java
11 57 (13.80%) SQL Server
12 49 (11.86%) MS Excel
13 47 (11.38%) XML
14 44 (10.65%) Oracle
14 44 (10.65%) Active Directory
14 44 (10.65%) VMware
15 43 (10.41%) JavaScript
16 40 (9.69%) QA
17 39 (9.44%) OO
17 39 (9.44%) HP
18 37 (8.96%) TDD
19 36 (8.72%) Internet
19 36 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
20 35 (8.47%) Banking
21 34 (8.23%) Citrix
21 34 (8.23%) Cisco

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 29 (7.02%) IIS
2 15 (3.63%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.15%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (2.66%) IBM Notes
6 9 (2.18%) CMS
6 9 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.45%) Node.js
7 6 (1.45%) WordPress
7 6 (1.45%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.45%) Lotus Domino
7 6 (1.45%) NetWeaver
7 6 (1.45%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.21%) Drupal
8 5 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.97%) Apache
10 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.73%) Confluence
11 2 (0.48%) Moodle
Applications
1 49 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 29 (7.02%) MS Office
3 9 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.21%) Fireworks
4 5 (1.21%) Adobe Captivate
5 4 (0.97%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.97%) PaintShop Pro
6 3 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.24%) CorelDRAW
8 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.94%) Remedy ITSM
1 8 (1.94%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.24%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.15%) SaaS
2 12 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.45%) Office 365
4 5 (1.21%) PaaS
4 5 (1.21%) IaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 73 (17.68%) TCP/IP
2 36 (8.72%) Internet
3 33 (7.99%) HTTP
4 31 (7.51%) Firewall
5 29 (7.02%) VPN
6 24 (5.81%) DNS
7 19 (4.60%) LAN
7 19 (4.60%) WAN
8 16 (3.87%) VLAN
9 15 (3.63%) VoIP
10 12 (2.91%) SNMP
11 11 (2.66%) iSCSI
11 11 (2.66%) Fibre Channel
11 11 (2.66%) Multicast
12 10 (2.42%) FCoE
12 10 (2.42%) Wireless
13 8 (1.94%) DHCP
13 8 (1.94%) SSH
14 6 (1.45%) LDAP
14 6 (1.45%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (13.80%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.05%) Relational Database
3 15 (3.63%) RDBMS
3 15 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (2.66%) DB2
5 7 (1.69%) MySQL
5 7 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.45%) SAP BW
7 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.21%) MS Access
7 5 (1.21%) Redis
7 5 (1.21%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.21%) SimpleDB
7 5 (1.21%) Couchbase
8 4 (0.97%) QlikView
9 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.73%) WebFOCUS
9 3 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.48%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (6.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (5.57%) Selenium
3 14 (3.39%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.39%) FitNesse
4 10 (2.42%) JIRA
4 10 (2.42%) Subversion
5 9 (2.18%) Rational Rose
6 8 (1.94%) Maven
7 7 (1.69%) Ant
8 6 (1.45%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.45%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.21%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (1.21%) JUnit
10 4 (0.97%) Xcode
11 3 (0.73%) Introscope
11 3 (0.73%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (0.73%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.73%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.73%) JBehave
11 3 (0.73%) Gradle
General
1 114 (27.60%) Finance
2 35 (8.47%) Banking
3 16 (3.87%) Investment Banking
4 12 (2.91%) Games
5 11 (2.66%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.42%) Back Office
7 9 (2.18%) Front Office
8 8 (1.94%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.45%) Marketing
10 5 (1.21%) Retail
10 5 (1.21%) French Language
11 4 (0.97%) Legal
12 3 (0.73%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.48%) Electronics
13 2 (0.48%) Automotive
13 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.48%) Interactive Media
14 1 (0.24%) Local Government
14 1 (0.24%) Billing
14 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 148 (35.84%) Developer
2 79 (19.13%) Analyst
3 33 (7.99%) Consultant
4 32 (7.75%) .NET Developer
5 23 (5.57%) Administrator
5 23 (5.57%) Architect
6 20 (4.84%) Test Analyst
7 19 (4.60%) Java Developer
7 19 (4.60%) C# Developer
8 18 (4.36%) Tester
8 18 (4.36%) Software Engineer
9 17 (4.12%) Support Analyst
10 15 (3.63%) iOS Developer
11 14 (3.39%) QA Analyst
11 14 (3.39%) Support Manager
12 13 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (3.15%) Support Engineer
12 13 (3.15%) Applications Support
12 13 (3.15%) Service Analyst
12 13 (3.15%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (20.34%) Web Services
2 73 (17.68%) .NET
3 62 (15.01%) HTML
4 47 (11.38%) XML
5 32 (7.75%) CSS
6 30 (7.26%) RESTful
6 30 (7.26%) HTML5
7 26 (6.30%) ASP.NET
8 24 (5.81%) .NET Framework
9 23 (5.57%) jQuery
10 21 (5.08%) WinForms
11 20 (4.84%) Ajax
12 19 (4.60%) WCF
13 18 (4.36%) SOAP
14 14 (3.39%) Middleware
15 11 (2.66%) FIX Protocol
16 10 (2.42%) XSL
16 10 (2.42%) J2EE
16 10 (2.42%) XML Schema
16 10 (2.42%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.51%) Mobile App
2 19 (4.60%) iPad
3 17 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.63%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.15%) Blackberry
6 12 (2.91%) Animation
6 12 (2.91%) Mainframe
7 10 (2.42%) Hedge funds
7 10 (2.42%) iPhone
7 10 (2.42%) Clustering
8 9 (2.18%) Streaming Media
8 9 (2.18%) Thin Client
8 9 (2.18%) Online Games
8 9 (2.18%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.69%) N-Tier
9 7 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.45%) Open Source
10 6 (1.45%) MPEG
10 6 (1.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 121 (29.30%) Windows
2 74 (17.92%) Linux
3 32 (7.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (7.02%) UNIX
5 28 (6.78%) Windows 7
6 25 (6.05%) Android
7 20 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (4.60%) Apple iOS
9 16 (3.87%) Windows XP
10 10 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (2.18%) Solaris
12 7 (1.69%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.48%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.48%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.48%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.48%) Debian
15 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.24%) SUSE
15 1 (0.24%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (14.77%) ITIL
3 39 (9.44%) OO
4 37 (8.96%) TDD
5 31 (7.51%) Web Development
5 31 (7.51%) SOA
6 29 (7.02%) Software Engineering
6 29 (7.02%) MVC
7 28 (6.78%) Performance Testing
8 27 (6.54%) Test Scripting
8 27 (6.54%) Service Management
9 22 (5.33%) E-Commerce
10 21 (5.08%) ITSM
11 20 (4.84%) DevOps
11 20 (4.84%) Migration
11 20 (4.84%) Project Management
11 20 (4.84%) Service Delivery
12 19 (4.60%) OOD
12 19 (4.60%) Scrum
12 19 (4.60%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (17.68%) C#
2 64 (15.50%) SQL
3 57 (13.80%) Java
4 43 (10.41%) JavaScript
5 31 (7.51%) C++
6 22 (5.33%) PowerShell
7 21 (5.08%) C
8 19 (4.60%) PHP
8 19 (4.60%) Objective-C
9 15 (3.63%) VB
10 14 (3.39%) Python
11 12 (2.91%) PL/SQL
12 11 (2.66%) VBA
13 9 (2.18%) Shell Script
13 9 (2.18%) ActionScript
13 9 (2.18%) Perl
14 8 (1.94%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.69%) Ruby
16 5 (1.21%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.21%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 58 (14.04%) Degree
2 21 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (4.12%) ISEB
4 13 (3.15%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.42%) MCSE
5 10 (2.42%) ISTQB
6 9 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.94%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.94%) CCNA
8 7 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (1.21%) Sun Certification
10 5 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.21%) CCNP
11 4 (0.97%) MCP
12 2 (0.48%) MCSA
12 2 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.48%) MCDST
13 1 (0.24%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.69%) QA
2 14 (3.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) Basel III
System Software
1 44 (10.65%) Active Directory
2 36 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.08%) vSphere
4 15 (3.63%) XenDesktop
5 14 (3.39%) XenApp
6 11 (2.66%) vCloud
7 10 (2.42%) NFS
8 7 (1.69%) RHEV
9 5 (1.21%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.97%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.73%) NDS
12 2 (0.48%) Postfix
12 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.48%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.48%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.24%) RACF
13 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.24%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 18 (4.36%) SCCM
2 11 (2.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 11 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.42%) EMC NetWorker
3 10 (2.42%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.45%) SCOM
5 5 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.21%) WSUS
5 5 (1.21%) Puppet
5 5 (1.21%) SAP Afaria
5 5 (1.21%) Salt
6 4 (0.97%) MOM
6 4 (0.97%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.73%) DameWare
8 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 2 (0.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.48%) WMI
9 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 122 (29.54%) Microsoft
2 44 (10.65%) Oracle
2 44 (10.65%) VMware
3 39 (9.44%) HP
4 34 (8.23%) Citrix
4 34 (8.23%) Cisco
5 23 (5.57%) IBM
6 20 (4.84%) Apple
7 15 (3.63%) F5
8 14 (3.39%) SAP
8 14 (3.39%) EMC
8 14 (3.39%) Red Hat
9 13 (3.15%) Remedy
10 11 (2.66%) Lotus
11 10 (2.42%) Sun
11 10 (2.42%) Websense
12 9 (2.18%) ServiceNow
13 8 (1.94%) Sybase
13 8 (1.94%) Dell
13 8 (1.94%) BMC
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