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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 500 370 385
Rank change year-on-year
-130 +15
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 129 262 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.51% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 1.55% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 160 115
Median daily rate £400 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £380 £315
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 9
Median hourly rate £32.20 £15.25 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.14% -24.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.47 £13.00 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £33.25 £67.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £14.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+123.44% -55.38%
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
16755 16953 16035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.58% 32.80% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10917 10873 9829
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 672 645
Median hourly rate £20.78 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.32% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £45.20 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Client/Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -35 45 £510 +13.33% 343
South East -43 29 £460 +31.42% 35
South West -10 15 £325 -23.52% 8
East of England +17 13 £268 -40.50% 21
North West -12 8 £155 -66.93% 1
West Midlands -32 8 £545 +28.23% 3
North East -48 5 £475 +28.81% 3
East Midlands -3 2 - - 3
Yorkshire -18 2 £415 +10.66% 4
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 139 (46.49%) Windows
2 102 (34.11%) Microsoft
3 89 (29.77%) SQL
4 81 (27.09%) SQL Server
5 72 (24.08%) Active Directory
6 62 (20.74%) Linux
7 61 (20.40%) Oracle
8 60 (20.07%) .NET
9 59 (19.73%) Java
10 58 (19.40%) Finance
11 55 (18.39%) Security Cleared
12 53 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
13 51 (17.06%) Unix
13 51 (17.06%) ITIL
14 50 (16.72%) Internet
15 47 (15.72%) HTML
16 43 (14.38%) MS Excel
17 42 (14.05%) MS Office
18 39 (13.04%) Web Services
18 39 (13.04%) SC Cleared
19 36 (12.04%) C#
20 35 (11.71%) Windows 7
21 34 (11.37%) VMware
22 33 (11.04%) Windows Server
23 30 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
24 29 (9.70%) SCCM
24 29 (9.70%) JavaScript
25 28 (9.36%) XML
25 28 (9.36%) TCP/IP
25 28 (9.36%) Configuration Management

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 22 (7.36%) IIS
3 17 (5.69%) WebLogic
4 15 (5.02%) SharePoint
5 14 (4.68%) JBoss
6 9 (3.01%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.68%) Apache
7 8 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (2.68%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.34%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.67%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.67%) SAS
10 4 (1.34%) GemFire
10 4 (1.34%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.67%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.67%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.33%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.33%) Documentum
13 1 (0.33%) LiveLink
Applications
1 43 (14.38%) MS Excel
2 42 (14.05%) MS Office
3 7 (2.34%) MS Project
4 3 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.67%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.33%) InDesign
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.01%) Sonata
2 3 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.01%) PaaS
3 8 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.34%) IaaS
4 7 (2.34%) Office 365
5 6 (2.01%) SaaS
6 4 (1.34%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (1.00%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.00%) AWS CloudTrail
7 3 (1.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (1.00%) Route 53
8 2 (0.67%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.67%) Yammer
9 1 (0.33%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 50 (16.72%) Internet
2 28 (9.36%) TCP/IP
3 27 (9.03%) DNS
4 24 (8.03%) Firewall
5 23 (7.69%) HTTP
6 22 (7.36%) SSH
7 19 (6.35%) Intranet
7 19 (6.35%) SAN
8 17 (5.69%) FTP
8 17 (5.69%) IPsec
9 15 (5.02%) SMTP
10 13 (4.35%) SSL
11 11 (3.68%) LAN
11 11 (3.68%) Wireless
12 10 (3.34%) NAS
13 9 (3.01%) Extranet
13 9 (3.01%) WAN
14 7 (2.34%) LDAP
14 7 (2.34%) VLAN
14 7 (2.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (27.09%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.36%) Relational Database
3 17 (5.69%) DB2
4 13 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 10 (3.34%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.01%) MySQL
7 7 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.34%) Essbase
9 4 (1.34%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.34%) Hazelcast
9 4 (1.34%) Infinispan
9 4 (1.34%) MS Access
9 4 (1.34%) OLAP
9 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.00%) OLTP
10 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.00%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 22 (7.36%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.01%) Subversion
3 11 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (3.01%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.68%) Selenium
6 6 (2.01%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.01%) HP UFT
7 5 (1.67%) Facilita Forecast
7 5 (1.67%) Fiddler
7 5 (1.67%) JIRA
7 5 (1.67%) LoadRunner
7 5 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (1.67%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.34%) Maven
9 3 (1.00%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.00%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.00%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.00%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.67%) Jenkins
General
1 58 (19.40%) Finance
2 13 (4.35%) Retail
3 12 (4.01%) Billing
4 11 (3.68%) Banking
5 10 (3.34%) Law
6 6 (2.01%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.01%) Marketing
7 4 (1.34%) Back Office
7 4 (1.34%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.34%) Legal
7 4 (1.34%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.00%) Games
8 3 (1.00%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.67%) Automotive
9 2 (0.67%) Electronics
9 2 (0.67%) Publishing
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (17.39%) Analyst
2 46 (15.38%) Developer
3 36 (12.04%) Architect
4 20 (6.69%) Consultant
5 14 (4.68%) Project Manager
5 14 (4.68%) Technical Architect
6 13 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 13 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 12 (4.01%) Support Analyst
8 11 (3.68%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (3.68%) Business Analyst
8 11 (3.68%) Software Developer
8 11 (3.68%) Test Analyst
9 10 (3.34%) Security Analyst
9 10 (3.34%) Systems Architect
9 10 (3.34%) Tester
10 9 (3.01%) Administrator
10 9 (3.01%) C# Developer
10 9 (3.01%) Security Advisor
10 9 (3.01%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (20.07%) .NET
2 47 (15.72%) HTML
3 39 (13.04%) Web Services
4 28 (9.36%) XML
5 26 (8.70%) ASP.NET
6 22 (7.36%) HTML5
7 21 (7.02%) CSS
7 21 (7.02%) Middleware
8 17 (5.69%) AngularJS
9 16 (5.35%) JMS
10 15 (5.02%) WCF
11 14 (4.68%) REST
11 14 (4.68%) Spring
12 12 (4.01%) SOAP
13 10 (3.34%) Ajax
13 10 (3.34%) JSP
13 10 (3.34%) LINQ
13 10 (3.34%) Servlets
13 10 (3.34%) Struts
14 9 (3.01%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (9.36%) Data Centre
3 21 (7.02%) Management Information System
4 18 (6.02%) Cryptography
5 15 (5.02%) CESG
5 15 (5.02%) N-Tier
6 11 (3.68%) Blackberry
6 11 (3.68%) Clustering
7 10 (3.34%) Computer Science
8 9 (3.01%) Mainframe
8 9 (3.01%) Private Cloud
9 8 (2.68%) NHS
9 8 (2.68%) Replication
10 7 (2.34%) DataPower
11 6 (2.01%) Data Structures
11 6 (2.01%) Driving Licence
11 6 (2.01%) EPoS
12 5 (1.67%) Fat Client
12 5 (1.67%) Thin Client
13 4 (1.34%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 139 (46.49%) Windows
2 62 (20.74%) Linux
3 51 (17.06%) Unix
4 35 (11.71%) Windows 7
5 33 (11.04%) Windows Server
6 15 (5.02%) Windows Vista
7 14 (4.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (4.01%) Apple iOS
8 12 (4.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (3.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (3.01%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.34%) Windows 10
12 6 (2.01%) Solaris
12 6 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (1.34%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.34%) VMS
13 4 (1.34%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.34%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.00%) AIX
14 3 (1.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (17.06%) ITIL
3 28 (9.36%) Configuration Management
4 26 (8.70%) MVC
5 25 (8.36%) Migration
6 23 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 23 (7.69%) SDLC
7 21 (7.02%) PRINCE2
7 21 (7.02%) Web Development
8 20 (6.69%) Workflow
9 19 (6.35%) OO
9 19 (6.35%) Scrum
9 19 (6.35%) Service Delivery
10 18 (6.02%) Project Management
10 18 (6.02%) Release Management
11 17 (5.69%) Change Management
12 16 (5.35%) Risk Management
12 16 (5.35%) Test Scripting
12 16 (5.35%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (5.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 89 (29.77%) SQL
2 59 (19.73%) Java
3 36 (12.04%) C#
4 29 (9.70%) JavaScript
5 25 (8.36%) PowerShell
6 18 (6.02%) C++
6 18 (6.02%) Python
7 16 (5.35%) VBScript
8 13 (4.35%) VB
9 8 (2.68%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.34%) PHP
10 7 (2.34%) Ruby
11 6 (2.01%) C
12 5 (1.67%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.34%) COBOL
13 4 (1.34%) Perl
14 3 (1.00%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.67%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.67%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (18.39%) Security Cleared
2 39 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 24 (8.03%) Degree
4 20 (6.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (6.02%) ISTQB
6 15 (5.02%) CESG Certified Professional
6 15 (5.02%) CISSP
7 14 (4.68%) MCSE
8 12 (4.01%) ISEB
9 11 (3.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (3.34%) CCNA
10 10 (3.34%) CEH
10 10 (3.34%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (3.34%) MCDST
10 10 (3.34%) MCSA
11 8 (2.68%) MCP
12 7 (2.34%) CCNP
12 7 (2.34%) RHCA
12 7 (2.34%) RHCE
12 7 (2.34%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.69%) QA
2 13 (4.35%) SLA
3 12 (4.01%) RMADS
4 2 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.67%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) HL7
5 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.33%) SDET
System Software
1 72 (24.08%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.35%) Sendmail
4 11 (3.68%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.01%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (2.68%) NFS
7 7 (2.34%) iptables
7 7 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.67%) KVM
8 5 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (1.67%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.67%) XenServer
9 4 (1.34%) Docker
9 4 (1.34%) Terminal Server
10 3 (1.00%) RHEV
11 2 (0.67%) Ceph
11 2 (0.67%) vSphere
11 2 (0.67%) XenApp
12 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (9.70%) SCCM
2 12 (4.01%) SCOM
3 11 (3.68%) SCDPM
3 11 (3.68%) SCSM
3 11 (3.68%) SCVMM
4 7 (2.34%) Failover Clustering
4 7 (2.34%) HAProxy
5 6 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (1.67%) Puppet
6 5 (1.67%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.34%) CA Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.34%) HP SiteScope
8 3 (1.00%) Data Guard
8 3 (1.00%) Nagios
8 3 (1.00%) QRadar
9 2 (0.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.67%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.67%) WSUS
10 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 102 (34.11%) Microsoft
2 61 (20.40%) Oracle
3 34 (11.37%) VMware
4 24 (8.03%) Citrix
5 19 (6.35%) Sybase
6 18 (6.02%) IBM
7 17 (5.69%) Cisco
8 16 (5.35%) Red Hat
9 13 (4.35%) SAP
10 11 (3.68%) Sun
11 9 (3.01%) HP
11 9 (3.01%) Pega
11 9 (3.01%) Vitria
12 8 (2.68%) Apple
12 8 (2.68%) BEA
13 7 (2.34%) CA
13 7 (2.34%) NetApp
14 6 (2.01%) Avaloq
14 6 (2.01%) EMC
14 6 (2.01%) FNZ
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £180 - £210 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Rate: £350 to £400 p/day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £520 p/day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £600 to £700 p/day
Posted: 26 days ago