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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 375 344 308
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -36
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 219 242 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.50% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% 1.59% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 142 138
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 15
Average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% -26.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
-61.33% -13.79%
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
16171 15218 16173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.95% 31.55% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9949 9558 9540
Average daily rate £413 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 614 799
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +3 92 £375 -11.76% 70
South East -5 32 £400 +17.64% 17
West Midlands -5 23 £300 +20.00% 5
North West -6 19 £488 +23.80% 9
South West -29 18 £588 - 6
Yorkshire -3 14 £365 +21.66% 8
East of England -31 11 £385 -14.44% 10
East Midlands -11 9 £363 +38.09% 4
North East - - - - 6
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 128 (30.55%) Windows
2 125 (29.83%) Finance
3 121 (28.88%) Microsoft
4 95 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (20.05%) Linux
6 83 (19.81%) Web Services
7 79 (18.85%) SQL
8 75 (17.90%) TCP/IP
9 62 (14.80%) .NET
10 59 (14.08%) C#
11 58 (13.84%) Java
11 58 (13.84%) Oracle
11 58 (13.84%) Degree
12 54 (12.89%) SQL Server
13 53 (12.65%) HTML
14 51 (12.17%) ITIL
14 51 (12.17%) MS Excel
15 47 (11.22%) Active Directory
16 45 (10.74%) VMware
17 44 (10.50%) UNIX
18 43 (10.26%) Mobile App
19 40 (9.55%) OO
20 38 (9.07%) HP
20 38 (9.07%) Banking
21 37 (8.83%) XML
21 37 (8.83%) QA
22 36 (8.59%) C++
23 35 (8.35%) Citrix
23 35 (8.35%) TDD
23 35 (8.35%) Migration

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (6.68%) IIS
2 13 (3.10%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.10%) IBM Notes
3 12 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.15%) CMS
6 8 (1.91%) Node.js
7 6 (1.43%) NetWeaver
7 6 (1.43%) Apache
7 6 (1.43%) Lotus Domino
7 6 (1.43%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.43%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.43%) WordPress
7 6 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.95%) Drupal
8 4 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.72%) Confluence
9 3 (0.72%) Moodle
9 3 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 51 (12.17%) MS Excel
2 29 (6.92%) MS Office
3 10 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.19%) Adobe Captivate
4 5 (1.19%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.95%) PaintShop Pro
6 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.24%) CorelDRAW
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.24%) MS Project
7 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.91%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.24%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.24%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.15%) SaaS
3 8 (1.91%) PaaS
3 8 (1.91%) IaaS
4 6 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.72%) Office 365
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.48%) Route 53
7 1 (0.24%) GitHub
7 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 75 (17.90%) TCP/IP
2 34 (8.11%) HTTP
3 30 (7.16%) VPN
3 30 (7.16%) Firewall
4 28 (6.68%) DNS
5 24 (5.73%) Internet
6 22 (5.25%) LAN
7 19 (4.53%) WAN
8 18 (4.30%) VoIP
9 17 (4.06%) VLAN
10 12 (2.86%) SNMP
11 11 (2.63%) Multicast
11 11 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
11 11 (2.63%) SAN
12 10 (2.39%) SSL
12 10 (2.39%) DHCP
12 10 (2.39%) Wireless
12 10 (2.39%) iSCSI
12 10 (2.39%) FCoE
13 8 (1.91%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (12.89%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.16%) Relational Database
3 20 (4.77%) RDBMS
4 12 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 11 (2.63%) NoSQL
6 10 (2.39%) DB2
6 10 (2.39%) QlikView
7 9 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.91%) MySQL
8 8 (1.91%) Big Data
9 7 (1.67%) Redis
10 6 (1.43%) SAP BW
10 6 (1.43%) SimpleDB
10 6 (1.43%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.43%) Couchbase
11 5 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.19%) OLTP
11 5 (1.19%) MS Access
11 5 (1.19%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 31 (7.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (5.49%) Git (software)
3 20 (4.77%) Subversion
4 14 (3.34%) Selenium
5 10 (2.39%) JIRA
6 9 (2.15%) FitNesse
6 9 (2.15%) Maven
6 9 (2.15%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.91%) Ant
8 6 (1.43%) JUnit
8 6 (1.43%) Rational Rose
8 6 (1.43%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.19%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (1.19%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (0.95%) Toad
10 4 (0.95%) JBehave
11 3 (0.72%) Gradle
11 3 (0.72%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.72%) QARun
11 3 (0.72%) Introscope
General
1 125 (29.83%) Finance
2 38 (9.07%) Banking
3 20 (4.77%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.39%) Games
7 9 (2.15%) Front Office
7 9 (2.15%) Back Office
8 7 (1.67%) Retail
9 6 (1.43%) French Language
10 5 (1.19%) Marketing
10 5 (1.19%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.95%) Legal
12 3 (0.72%) Electronics
12 3 (0.72%) Automotive
13 2 (0.48%) Interactive Media
13 2 (0.48%) German Language
14 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.24%) Billing
14 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 125 (29.83%) Developer
2 80 (19.09%) Analyst
3 30 (7.16%) Consultant
4 24 (5.73%) .NET Developer
5 22 (5.25%) Administrator
5 22 (5.25%) Support Analyst
6 20 (4.77%) Architect
6 20 (4.77%) Project Manager
7 19 (4.53%) Test Analyst
8 18 (4.30%) Software Engineer
8 18 (4.30%) Mobile Developer
9 17 (4.06%) Support Engineer
10 16 (3.82%) iOS Developer
11 15 (3.58%) C# Developer
12 14 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (3.10%) 2nd Line Support
13 13 (3.10%) Systems Administrator
13 13 (3.10%) Tester
14 12 (2.86%) Applications Support
14 12 (2.86%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (19.81%) Web Services
2 62 (14.80%) .NET
3 53 (12.65%) HTML
4 37 (8.83%) XML
5 34 (8.11%) RESTful
6 29 (6.92%) HTML5
7 26 (6.21%) CSS
8 25 (5.97%) SOAP
9 22 (5.25%) ASP.NET
10 21 (5.01%) .NET Framework
11 17 (4.06%) Cocoa Touch
11 17 (4.06%) Cocoa
11 17 (4.06%) Ajax
12 15 (3.58%) jQuery
12 15 (3.58%) WinForms
13 14 (3.34%) Middleware
14 13 (3.10%) WCF
15 11 (2.63%) J2EE
16 9 (2.15%) LINQ
16 9 (2.15%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.26%) Mobile App
2 23 (5.49%) iPad
3 22 (5.25%) Management Information System
4 21 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (4.77%) Open Source
6 16 (3.82%) iPhone
7 15 (3.58%) Computer Science
7 15 (3.58%) Blackberry
8 13 (3.10%) User Experience
9 12 (2.86%) Animation
10 10 (2.39%) Hedge funds
10 10 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (2.15%) Enterprise Storage
11 9 (2.15%) Fat Client
11 9 (2.15%) Mainframe
11 9 (2.15%) Thin Client
12 8 (1.91%) Streaming Media
13 7 (1.67%) E-Learning
13 7 (1.67%) Fixed Income
13 7 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 128 (30.55%) Windows
2 84 (20.05%) Linux
3 44 (10.50%) UNIX
4 34 (8.11%) Windows 7
5 29 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (5.73%) Apple iOS
7 20 (4.77%) Android
8 19 (4.53%) Windows XP
9 17 (4.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (2.15%) Solaris
11 7 (1.67%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.95%) HPUX
14 2 (0.48%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.48%) SUSE
14 2 (0.48%) Debian
15 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (12.17%) ITIL
3 40 (9.55%) OO
4 35 (8.35%) TDD
4 35 (8.35%) Migration
5 29 (6.92%) Performance Testing
6 28 (6.68%) Web Development
7 27 (6.44%) SOA
7 27 (6.44%) MVC
7 27 (6.44%) Scrum
7 27 (6.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 26 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
10 23 (5.49%) iOS Development
10 23 (5.49%) Software Engineering
11 22 (5.25%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (5.01%) Incident Management
13 20 (4.77%) Service Delivery
14 19 (4.53%) Test Scripting
14 19 (4.53%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 79 (18.85%) SQL
2 59 (14.08%) C#
3 58 (13.84%) Java
4 36 (8.59%) C++
5 30 (7.16%) JavaScript
6 23 (5.49%) Objective-C
7 22 (5.25%) C
8 20 (4.77%) PHP
9 18 (4.30%) PowerShell
10 17 (4.06%) Python
11 15 (3.58%) Perl
12 13 (3.10%) PL/SQL
12 13 (3.10%) Shell Script
13 12 (2.86%) VB
14 11 (2.63%) VBA
15 10 (2.39%) Bash Shell
16 9 (2.15%) Ruby
16 9 (2.15%) ActionScript
17 5 (1.19%) ActionScript 2.0
17 5 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (13.84%) Degree
2 23 (5.49%) Security Cleared
3 20 (4.77%) ISEB
4 19 (4.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (4.06%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.63%) ISTQB
7 10 (2.39%) MCSE
7 10 (2.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (1.67%) CCNA
10 5 (1.19%) CCNP
10 5 (1.19%) Sun Certification
11 4 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.72%) MCP
12 3 (0.72%) RHCE
13 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.83%) QA
2 13 (3.10%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) Basel III
System Software
1 47 (11.22%) Active Directory
2 33 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.77%) vSphere
4 12 (2.86%) vCloud
5 10 (2.39%) NFS
5 10 (2.39%) XenApp
6 9 (2.15%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.67%) RHEV
7 7 (1.67%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.19%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.48%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.48%) NDS
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.48%) XenServer
9 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.24%) VMFS
10 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.24%) RACF
Systems Management
1 18 (4.30%) SCCM
2 13 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 11 (2.63%) Tivoli
4 10 (2.39%) EMC NetWorker
4 10 (2.39%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (1.67%) Salt
5 7 (1.67%) Puppet
5 7 (1.67%) WSUS
6 6 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.19%) SAP Afaria
7 5 (1.19%) SCOM
7 5 (1.19%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.95%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.72%) DameWare
9 3 (0.72%) MOM
10 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 1 (0.24%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 121 (28.88%) Microsoft
2 58 (13.84%) Oracle
3 45 (10.74%) VMware
4 38 (9.07%) HP
5 35 (8.35%) Citrix
6 33 (7.88%) Cisco
7 26 (6.21%) Apple
8 25 (5.97%) IBM
9 17 (4.06%) Red Hat
10 15 (3.58%) F5
10 15 (3.58%) SAP
10 15 (3.58%) EMC
11 13 (3.10%) Lotus
12 10 (2.39%) Dell
12 10 (2.39%) Websense
12 10 (2.39%) Sybase
12 10 (2.39%) Sun
13 7 (1.67%) Symantec
14 6 (1.43%) AppSense
14 6 (1.43%) Capita
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £337.50 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salt
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Rate: £230 - £260 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £550 to £600 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Rate: £14.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £350 - £400 p/day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago