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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Client Server
UK / England
Rank 435 455 390
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -65
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 135 139 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.30% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 0.90% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 87 116
Median daily rate £396 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £564 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 3
Median hourly rate £30.50 £29.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% +70.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £21.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £31.50 £28.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £29.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-44.82% +81.25%

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
13578 15429 14618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.69% 33.15% 32.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8744 9896 9300
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 497 650 597
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.74 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% +24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -9 52 £384 -22.32% 231
South East +38 30 £403 +28.80% 16
South West +16 13 £340 - 2
East of England +3 11 £295 -34.44% 16
Yorkshire +5 10 £400 -5.88% 3
West Midlands +1 8 £413 +29.41% 2
North West +15 7 £400 -27.27% 3
East Midlands - 2 £675 - 3
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 142 (44.10%) Windows
2 92 (28.57%) SQL
3 79 (24.53%) Java
3 79 (24.53%) Microsoft
4 75 (23.29%) SQL Server
5 74 (22.98%) Active Directory
6 71 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (20.50%) Linux
8 60 (18.63%) Finance
9 59 (18.32%) Internet
10 55 (17.08%) Unix
10 55 (17.08%) Oracle
11 53 (16.46%) Security Cleared
12 48 (14.91%) HTML
13 47 (14.60%) C++
14 46 (14.29%) SC Cleared
15 45 (13.98%) .NET
16 44 (13.66%) TCP/IP
17 39 (12.11%) XML
18 38 (11.80%) Python
18 38 (11.80%) Degree
19 37 (11.49%) C
20 35 (10.87%) C#
20 35 (10.87%) MS Office
20 35 (10.87%) VMware
21 34 (10.56%) MS Excel
22 33 (10.25%) Migration
23 32 (9.94%) Validation
24 31 (9.63%) Scrum
24 31 (9.63%) Windows 7

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 24 (7.45%) Apache
2 21 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 14 (4.35%) OpenStack
4 12 (3.73%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.80%) IIS
6 8 (2.48%) IBM Notes
6 8 (2.48%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.17%) SAS
8 6 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.24%) CMS
10 4 (1.24%) Oracle Spatial
10 4 (1.24%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.62%) Confluence
12 2 (0.62%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.31%) JBoss
Applications
1 35 (10.87%) MS Office
2 34 (10.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.62%) MS Project
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.55%) Sonata
2 4 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.21%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.04%) IaaS
3 13 (4.04%) PaaS
4 10 (3.11%) Office 365
5 8 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (2.17%) SaaS
7 2 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 59 (18.32%) Internet
2 44 (13.66%) TCP/IP
3 21 (6.52%) Wireless
4 20 (6.21%) Ethernet
4 20 (6.21%) HTTP
4 20 (6.21%) LAN
5 18 (5.59%) DNS
5 18 (5.59%) Intranet
5 18 (5.59%) SMTP
6 16 (4.97%) VLAN
7 15 (4.66%) SAN
7 15 (4.66%) SSL
8 13 (4.04%) Firewall
8 13 (4.04%) NAS
9 12 (3.73%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (3.42%) FTP
10 11 (3.42%) IPsec
11 9 (2.80%) IPv4
11 9 (2.80%) iSCSI
11 9 (2.80%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (23.29%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.70%) MySQL
3 25 (7.76%) Relational Database
4 17 (5.28%) DB2
5 10 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (2.48%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.24%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.24%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.93%) Jackrabbit
10 3 (0.93%) OLAP
10 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.93%) SQLPlus
11 2 (0.62%) Data Mart
11 2 (0.62%) GIS
11 2 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.62%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 28 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 22 (6.83%) JIRA
3 21 (6.52%) Subversion
4 16 (4.97%) Visual Studio
5 13 (4.04%) Eclipse
6 12 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (3.42%) Selenium
8 7 (2.17%) MSI
9 6 (1.86%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.86%) LoadRunner
10 5 (1.55%) Appium
10 5 (1.55%) HP UFT
11 4 (1.24%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 4 (1.24%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.24%) WiX
12 3 (0.93%) Ant
12 3 (0.93%) JUnit
12 3 (0.93%) Maven
12 3 (0.93%) Toad
13 2 (0.62%) Cucumber
General
1 60 (18.63%) Finance
2 23 (7.14%) Banking
3 15 (4.66%) Retail
4 14 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.48%) Back Office
5 8 (2.48%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.24%) Marketing
6 4 (1.24%) Publishing
7 3 (0.93%) Advertising
7 3 (0.93%) Games
8 2 (0.62%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.62%) Law
8 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.62%) Military
9 1 (0.31%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) French Language
9 1 (0.31%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.31%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 88 (27.33%) Developer
2 40 (12.42%) Analyst
3 31 (9.63%) Architect
4 25 (7.76%) Java Developer
5 20 (6.21%) .NET Developer
6 15 (4.66%) Administrator
6 15 (4.66%) Business Analyst
6 15 (4.66%) Cloud Engineer
6 15 (4.66%) Consultant
7 13 (4.04%) Software Developer
8 12 (3.73%) C# Developer
8 12 (3.73%) C++ Developer
8 12 (3.73%) Desktop Support
9 11 (3.42%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.11%) Project Manager
10 10 (3.11%) Software Engineer
11 9 (2.80%) Implementation Manager
11 9 (2.80%) Support Engineer
11 9 (2.80%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (2.48%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (14.91%) HTML
2 45 (13.98%) .NET
3 39 (12.11%) XML
4 22 (6.83%) XML Messaging
5 21 (6.52%) LAMP
6 20 (6.21%) HTML5
6 20 (6.21%) Web Services
7 19 (5.90%) ASP.NET
8 17 (5.28%) jQuery
9 15 (4.66%) CSS
9 15 (4.66%) SOAP
10 14 (4.35%) J2EE
10 14 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
11 13 (4.04%) Hibernate
11 13 (4.04%) JSP
12 12 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (3.73%) RESTful
12 12 (3.73%) WCF
12 12 (3.73%) WinForms
13 11 (3.42%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.32%) Management Information System
2 24 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 20 (6.21%) Blackberry
5 18 (5.59%) Computer Science
6 14 (4.35%) Private Cloud
7 13 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (3.42%) CESG
8 11 (3.42%) Cryptography
8 11 (3.42%) Mobile App
9 8 (2.48%) Clustering
9 8 (2.48%) Fat Client
9 8 (2.48%) Thin Client
10 7 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (2.17%) Mainframe
10 7 (2.17%) Public Cloud
10 7 (2.17%) User Experience
11 6 (1.86%) Replication
12 5 (1.55%) Fintech
12 5 (1.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 142 (44.10%) Windows
2 66 (20.50%) Linux
3 55 (17.08%) Unix
4 31 (9.63%) Windows 7
5 30 (9.32%) Windows Server
6 29 (9.01%) Apple iOS
7 20 (6.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (3.73%) Windows 8
10 11 (3.42%) MVS
10 11 (3.42%) Windows Vista
11 9 (2.80%) Windows 10
12 8 (2.48%) Solaris
12 8 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (2.17%) Android
14 5 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 4 (1.24%) SUSE
15 4 (1.24%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (10.25%) Migration
3 32 (9.94%) Validation
4 31 (9.63%) Scrum
4 31 (9.63%) SDLC
5 29 (9.01%) Project Management
6 26 (8.07%) Change Management
7 25 (7.76%) ITIL
8 24 (7.45%) Configuration Management
9 23 (7.14%) OO
10 22 (6.83%) Software Engineering
10 22 (6.83%) Unit Testing
11 21 (6.52%) Time Management
12 20 (6.21%) Load Balancing
13 19 (5.90%) DevOps
13 19 (5.90%) MVC
14 18 (5.59%) Open Source
15 17 (5.28%) Identity Management
15 17 (5.28%) Release Management
16 16 (4.97%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (28.57%) SQL
2 79 (24.53%) Java
3 47 (14.60%) C++
4 38 (11.80%) Python
5 37 (11.49%) C
6 35 (10.87%) C#
7 27 (8.39%) VB
8 23 (7.14%) Perl
9 20 (6.21%) JavaScript
10 19 (5.90%) PowerShell
10 19 (5.90%) VBScript
11 18 (5.59%) VB.NET
12 14 (4.35%) Bash Shell
13 13 (4.04%) T-SQL
14 12 (3.73%) COBOL
14 12 (3.73%) VC++
15 11 (3.42%) JCL
16 10 (3.11%) Go
17 9 (2.80%) Ruby
17 9 (2.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 53 (16.46%) Security Cleared
2 46 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 38 (11.80%) Degree
4 21 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (5.90%) MCSA
6 18 (5.59%) MCSE
7 16 (4.97%) ACDT
7 16 (4.97%) ACHDS
7 16 (4.97%) ACTC
7 16 (4.97%) MCDST
7 16 (4.97%) MCP
7 16 (4.97%) MCSM
7 16 (4.97%) Network+ Certification
8 11 (3.42%) CESG Certified Professional
8 11 (3.42%) CISSP
9 10 (3.11%) CCNA
9 10 (3.11%) CCNP
9 10 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (2.80%) A+ Certification
10 9 (2.80%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.39%) QA
2 6 (1.86%) RMADS
3 5 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.55%) SLA
4 2 (0.62%) Basel II
4 2 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.62%) WCAG
5 1 (0.31%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 74 (22.98%) Active Directory
2 27 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.52%) Virtual Servers
4 18 (5.59%) NFS
5 14 (4.35%) iptables
6 12 (3.73%) Hyper-V
7 9 (2.80%) KVM
7 9 (2.80%) XenServer
8 7 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (2.17%) Sendmail
8 7 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.24%) Docker
9 4 (1.24%) Squid
10 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (5.90%) SCCM
2 15 (4.66%) Puppet
3 14 (4.35%) HAProxy
4 11 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (2.17%) WSUS
6 6 (1.86%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (1.55%) DameWare
8 3 (0.93%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.93%) SCSM
9 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.31%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.31%) Nagios
10 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.31%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.31%) SCOM
10 1 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 79 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 55 (17.08%) Oracle
3 35 (10.87%) VMware
4 29 (9.01%) Citrix
5 22 (6.83%) HP
6 18 (5.59%) Apple
7 8 (2.48%) Cisco
7 8 (2.48%) IBM
7 8 (2.48%) Lotus
7 8 (2.48%) Sybase
8 7 (2.17%) NetApp
9 6 (1.86%) Dell
9 6 (1.86%) LANDesk
10 5 (1.55%) Adobe
10 5 (1.55%) Avaloq
10 5 (1.55%) Perforce
10 5 (1.55%) SAP
10 5 (1.55%) Sun
10 5 (1.55%) Telerik
10 5 (1.55%) Wyse
Cheshire
Venn Group
Rate: £290 - £300 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £385 - £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago