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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 434 413 402
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -11
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 189 224 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.43% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% 1.29% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 123 121
Median daily rate £450 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 11
Median hourly rate £32.00 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.15% -10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+146.15% -10.34%
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
16684 17374 17197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.45% 33.41% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10865 11025 10531
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 742 757
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.87 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.21 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +1 86 £450 - 369
South East -16 29 £525 +45.83% 24
South West +14 21 £325 -18.75% 2
North West +18 15 £338 -28.94% 4
East of England +11 12 £313 -21.13% 15
North East -19 11 £475 - 2
Yorkshire -15 6 £338 - 2
West Midlands - 5 £430 - 1
East Midlands -8 2 £500 +21.21% 2
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 121 (41.58%) Windows
2 92 (31.62%) Microsoft
3 73 (25.09%) Active Directory
3 73 (25.09%) SQL
3 73 (25.09%) Oracle
3 73 (25.09%) Internet
4 72 (24.74%) SQL Server
5 65 (22.34%) Java
6 62 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (18.90%) Finance
7 55 (18.90%) MS Office
8 52 (17.87%) Unix
9 48 (16.49%) Linux
10 47 (16.15%) .NET
10 47 (16.15%) MS Excel
11 46 (15.81%) Security Cleared
12 45 (15.46%) HTML
13 41 (14.09%) ITIL
14 38 (13.06%) Degree
14 38 (13.06%) SC Cleared
15 37 (12.71%) Citrix
16 35 (12.03%) C++
17 34 (11.68%) TCP/IP
18 33 (11.34%) XML
19 32 (11.00%) C#
20 31 (10.65%) Web Services
20 31 (10.65%) MS Exchange
20 31 (10.65%) Intranet
21 30 (10.31%) SCCM
22 29 (9.97%) VMware

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 31 (10.65%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.53%) Apache
3 14 (4.81%) WebLogic
4 13 (4.47%) OpenStack
5 12 (4.12%) JBoss
6 11 (3.78%) IBM Notes
7 10 (3.44%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.41%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.72%) IIS
10 4 (1.37%) GemFire
10 4 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (1.37%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.03%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.69%) Confluence
13 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 55 (18.90%) MS Office
2 47 (16.15%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.06%) MS Project
4 3 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.34%) InDesign
5 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.72%) Sonata
2 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.34%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.50%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (4.47%) IaaS
2 13 (4.47%) PaaS
3 9 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.09%) Office 365
3 9 (3.09%) SaaS
4 4 (1.37%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.69%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.69%) Yammer
7 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 73 (25.09%) Internet
2 34 (11.68%) TCP/IP
3 31 (10.65%) Intranet
4 21 (7.22%) IPsec
4 21 (7.22%) SMTP
5 19 (6.53%) Wireless
6 18 (6.19%) FTP
6 18 (6.19%) SSH
7 16 (5.50%) Ethernet
8 14 (4.81%) VLAN
9 13 (4.47%) Extranet
9 13 (4.47%) HTTP
9 13 (4.47%) SAN
10 11 (3.78%) SSL
11 9 (3.09%) NAS
12 8 (2.75%) Firewall
12 8 (2.75%) iSCSI
12 8 (2.75%) LAN
13 6 (2.06%) DNS
14 5 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (24.74%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.19%) DB2
2 18 (6.19%) MySQL
2 18 (6.19%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.09%) RDBMS
4 8 (2.75%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.72%) Essbase
6 5 (1.72%) MS Access
6 5 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.37%) Hazelcast
7 4 (1.37%) Infinispan
7 4 (1.37%) OLAP
8 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.69%) GIS
9 2 (0.69%) OLTP
9 2 (0.69%) QlikView
9 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.69%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 22 (7.56%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.53%) Subversion
3 18 (6.19%) Visual Studio
4 12 (4.12%) JIRA
5 11 (3.78%) Selenium
6 8 (2.75%) HP UFT
7 7 (2.41%) MSI
7 7 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.06%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.06%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.37%) Facilita Forecast
9 4 (1.37%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.37%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.37%) Maven
9 4 (1.37%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.03%) Ant
10 3 (1.03%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.03%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.69%) Toad
General
1 55 (18.90%) Finance
2 17 (5.84%) Banking
3 16 (5.50%) Retail
4 9 (3.09%) Billing
5 7 (2.41%) Back Office
5 7 (2.41%) Marketing
6 6 (2.06%) Law
7 4 (1.37%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.37%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.37%) Publishing
7 4 (1.37%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.03%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.69%) Advertising
9 2 (0.69%) Automotive
10 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.34%) Electronics
10 1 (0.34%) French Language
10 1 (0.34%) Games
10 1 (0.34%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (19.59%) Developer
2 43 (14.78%) Analyst
3 34 (11.68%) Architect
4 19 (6.53%) Project Manager
5 16 (5.50%) .NET Developer
5 16 (5.50%) Software Developer
6 15 (5.15%) Consultant
7 14 (4.81%) Support Analyst
8 12 (4.12%) Desktop Support
8 12 (4.12%) Lead Developer
8 12 (4.12%) Technical Architect
9 11 (3.78%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (3.78%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (3.78%) Security Advisor
9 11 (3.78%) Technical Leader
10 10 (3.44%) Test Analyst
10 10 (3.44%) Tester
11 9 (3.09%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.09%) Support Engineer
12 8 (2.75%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (16.15%) .NET
2 45 (15.46%) HTML
3 33 (11.34%) XML
4 31 (10.65%) Web Services
5 22 (7.56%) HTML5
6 21 (7.22%) ASP.NET
7 20 (6.87%) CSS
8 17 (5.84%) LAMP
9 14 (4.81%) AngularJS
9 14 (4.81%) Middleware
10 13 (4.47%) JSP
10 13 (4.47%) RabbitMQ
11 12 (4.12%) jQuery
11 12 (4.12%) SOAP
11 12 (4.12%) Spring
12 10 (3.44%) J2EE
13 9 (3.09%) XML Messaging
14 8 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (2.75%) libvirt
14 8 (2.75%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.97%) Data Centre
2 26 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 24 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (7.56%) Blackberry
4 22 (7.56%) Cryptography
5 21 (7.22%) CESG
6 16 (5.50%) Private Cloud
7 14 (4.81%) Computer Science
8 12 (4.12%) Mainframe
9 9 (3.09%) Fat Client
9 9 (3.09%) Mobile App
9 9 (3.09%) Thin Client
10 8 (2.75%) N-Tier
10 8 (2.75%) User Experience
11 6 (2.06%) EPoS
11 6 (2.06%) NHS
12 5 (1.72%) Clustering
12 5 (1.72%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.72%) Replication
13 4 (1.37%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 121 (41.58%) Windows
2 52 (17.87%) Unix
3 48 (16.49%) Linux
4 29 (9.97%) Windows 7
5 27 (9.28%) Apple iOS
6 22 (7.56%) Windows Server
7 20 (6.87%) Windows Vista
8 11 (3.78%) Windows 10
8 11 (3.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (3.09%) Windows 8
10 8 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (2.41%) Windows 2000
12 6 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (2.06%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.72%) Android
13 5 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (1.37%) VMS
15 3 (1.03%) MVS
16 2 (0.69%) SUSE
16 2 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (14.09%) ITIL
3 27 (9.28%) Change Management
3 27 (9.28%) OO
4 25 (8.59%) Migration
5 24 (8.25%) Project Management
6 23 (7.90%) Scrum
7 22 (7.56%) Configuration Management
7 22 (7.56%) Time Management
7 22 (7.56%) Validation
8 21 (7.22%) Information Assurance
8 21 (7.22%) Risk Management
9 20 (6.87%) PRINCE2
9 20 (6.87%) Release Management
9 20 (6.87%) SDLC
10 19 (6.53%) Business Analysis
10 19 (6.53%) Web Development
11 18 (6.19%) OWASP
11 18 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (5.84%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (25.09%) SQL
2 65 (22.34%) Java
3 35 (12.03%) C++
4 32 (11.00%) C#
5 28 (9.62%) Python
6 23 (7.90%) VB
7 22 (7.56%) C
8 19 (6.53%) JavaScript
8 19 (6.53%) VBScript
9 16 (5.50%) PowerShell
10 13 (4.47%) Bash Shell
11 12 (4.12%) Perl
12 8 (2.75%) COBOL
13 7 (2.41%) VB.NET
14 6 (2.06%) Go
15 4 (1.37%) PHP
15 4 (1.37%) Ruby
16 3 (1.03%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.03%) T-SQL
16 3 (1.03%) VC++
Qualifications
1 46 (15.81%) Security Cleared
2 38 (13.06%) Degree
2 38 (13.06%) SC Cleared
3 22 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (7.22%) CESG Certified Professional
4 21 (7.22%) CISSP
4 21 (7.22%) MCSE
5 17 (5.84%) MCDST
6 16 (5.50%) MCSA
7 14 (4.81%) CEH
8 13 (4.47%) ACDT
8 13 (4.47%) ACHDS
8 13 (4.47%) ACTC
8 13 (4.47%) MCP
8 13 (4.47%) MCSM
8 13 (4.47%) Network+ Certification
9 12 (4.12%) A+ Certification
9 12 (4.12%) ISTQB
10 9 (3.09%) CCNA
10 9 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.28%) QA
2 15 (5.15%) RMADS
3 11 (3.78%) SLA
4 3 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.69%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.34%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.34%) HL7
6 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.34%) SDET
6 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 73 (25.09%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.84%) Sendmail
4 14 (4.81%) Virtual Servers
5 13 (4.47%) iptables
6 11 (3.78%) NFS
7 9 (3.09%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (2.75%) KVM
8 8 (2.75%) XenServer
9 7 (2.41%) Hyper-V
10 6 (2.06%) Docker
11 4 (1.37%) Terminal Server
12 3 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.69%) Squid
13 2 (0.69%) vSphere
13 2 (0.69%) XenApp
14 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (10.31%) SCCM
2 13 (4.47%) HAProxy
2 13 (4.47%) Puppet
3 8 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (2.41%) SCOM
4 7 (2.41%) WSUS
5 6 (2.06%) SCDPM
5 6 (2.06%) SCSM
5 6 (2.06%) SCVMM
6 5 (1.72%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.37%) DameWare
8 3 (1.03%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.69%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.69%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.69%) Nagios
10 1 (0.34%) QRadar
10 1 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 92 (31.62%) Microsoft
2 73 (25.09%) Oracle
3 37 (12.71%) Citrix
4 29 (9.97%) VMware
5 15 (5.15%) Apple
5 15 (5.15%) Sybase
6 13 (4.47%) HP
7 11 (3.78%) Lotus
8 10 (3.44%) Cisco
9 9 (3.09%) Dell
9 9 (3.09%) IBM
10 8 (2.75%) LANDesk
11 7 (2.41%) SAP
12 6 (2.06%) BEA
12 6 (2.06%) Pega
12 6 (2.06%) Red Hat
12 6 (2.06%) Vitria
13 5 (1.72%) Avaloq
13 5 (1.72%) FNZ
14 4 (1.37%) Infor
London
Client Server
Rate: £550 to £600 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £550 to £600 p/day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: Rate: £550 to £600 p/day
Posted: 17 days ago