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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 470 357 402
Rank change year-on-year
-113 +45
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 137 276 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.55% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 1.70% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 167 132
Median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £367 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.37% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 6
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -44.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £16.21 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £29.90 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £26.09 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-11.83% -14.46%
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
16265 16198 16079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.02% 32.36% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10699 10122 10049
Median daily rate £434 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 533 642 700
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.47 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.11% -7.65%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -63 39 £460 +2.22% 327
South East -44 37 £435 +24.28% 51
Yorkshire +15 17 £367 -1.61% 4
West Midlands -6 11 £375 +7.14% 1
East of England -8 9 £320 -41.81% 19
South West -18 8 £400 -14.20% 3
North East -56 6 £335 -21.17%
North West -14 5 £225 -30.76% 4
East Midlands +3 4 £301 +20.20% 3
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 (46.80%) Windows
2 90 (30.30%) Microsoft
3 88 (29.63%) SQL
4 83 (27.95%) SQL Server
5 69 (23.23%) Linux
6 60 (20.20%) Unix
6 60 (20.20%) Active Directory
7 57 (19.19%) .NET
8 56 (18.86%) Oracle
8 56 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
9 53 (17.85%) Finance
10 50 (16.84%) Security Cleared
11 47 (15.82%) Java
12 45 (15.15%) HTML
12 45 (15.15%) ITIL
13 44 (14.81%) C#
14 40 (13.47%) Internet
14 40 (13.47%) Windows Server
15 37 (12.46%) MS Excel
16 36 (12.12%) JavaScript
16 36 (12.12%) SC Cleared
17 34 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
17 34 (11.45%) Web Services
18 33 (11.11%) MS Office
18 33 (11.11%) MVC
19 32 (10.77%) IIS
19 32 (10.77%) ASP.NET
20 31 (10.44%) DNS
21 30 (10.10%) Windows 7
22 29 (9.76%) Firewall

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 32 (10.77%) IIS
2 20 (6.73%) MS Exchange
3 17 (5.72%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.04%) WebLogic
5 11 (3.70%) WebSphere
6 9 (3.03%) JBoss
7 8 (2.69%) Apache
8 7 (2.36%) SAS
9 6 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (2.02%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.68%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.01%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.01%) MQSeries
12 3 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.67%) GemFire
13 2 (0.67%) Jetty
13 2 (0.67%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 37 (12.46%) MS Excel
2 33 (11.11%) MS Office
3 5 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.67%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.34%) InDesign
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.02%) Sonata
2 5 (1.68%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.34%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.37%) Office 365
3 6 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.68%) PaaS
5 3 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (1.01%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (1.01%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.01%) AWS CloudTrail
5 3 (1.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (1.01%) Google App Engine
5 3 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.01%) Route 53
6 2 (0.67%) GitHub
6 2 (0.67%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.34%) IaaS
7 1 (0.34%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (13.47%) Internet
2 31 (10.44%) DNS
3 29 (9.76%) Firewall
4 28 (9.43%) TCP/IP
5 27 (9.09%) HTTP
6 24 (8.08%) SAN
7 23 (7.74%) FTP
7 23 (7.74%) SSH
8 17 (5.72%) IPsec
9 15 (5.05%) SMTP
9 15 (5.05%) SSL
10 13 (4.38%) LAN
11 12 (4.04%) WAN
12 11 (3.70%) NAS
13 10 (3.37%) Intranet
14 9 (3.03%) DHCP
15 8 (2.69%) LDAP
15 8 (2.69%) VLAN
15 8 (2.69%) VPN
16 7 (2.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (27.95%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.07%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.05%) RDBMS
3 15 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (4.04%) DB2
4 12 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (3.37%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.69%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.36%) MySQL
8 7 (2.36%) OLAP
9 6 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.68%) SAP HANA
10 5 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.35%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.35%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 17 (5.72%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.36%) Subversion
4 6 (2.02%) Cucumber
4 6 (2.02%) HP UFT
4 6 (2.02%) Selenium
5 5 (1.68%) Facilita Forecast
5 5 (1.68%) Fiddler
5 5 (1.68%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.68%) LoadRunner
5 5 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (1.68%) SoapUI
5 5 (1.68%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.35%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.35%) JIRA
6 4 (1.35%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.01%) Maven
8 2 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.67%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.67%) IntelliJ
General
1 53 (17.85%) Finance
2 11 (3.70%) Banking
3 9 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.69%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.69%) Legal
5 7 (2.36%) Billing
5 7 (2.36%) Law
5 7 (2.36%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.36%) Marketing
6 5 (1.68%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.35%) Back Office
7 4 (1.35%) Games
8 3 (1.01%) Automotive
8 3 (1.01%) Electronics
8 3 (1.01%) Front Office
8 3 (1.01%) Retail
9 2 (0.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (19.53%) Analyst
2 57 (19.19%) Developer
3 26 (8.75%) .NET Developer
4 25 (8.42%) Consultant
5 24 (8.08%) Architect
6 19 (6.40%) C# Developer
7 15 (5.05%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (4.38%) Administrator
8 13 (4.38%) Business Analyst
8 13 (4.38%) Security Analyst
9 12 (4.04%) ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (4.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 11 (3.70%) Support Engineer
11 10 (3.37%) Full Stack Developer
11 10 (3.37%) Test Analyst
12 9 (3.03%) DBA
12 9 (3.03%) Security Advisor
12 9 (3.03%) SQL Developer
12 9 (3.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (19.19%) .NET
2 45 (15.15%) HTML
3 34 (11.45%) Web Services
4 32 (10.77%) ASP.NET
5 28 (9.43%) CSS
6 23 (7.74%) XML
7 20 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (6.73%) Middleware
7 20 (6.73%) WCF
8 18 (6.06%) jQuery
9 16 (5.39%) AngularJS
10 15 (5.05%) .NET Framework
10 15 (5.05%) HTML5
10 15 (5.05%) JMS
11 13 (4.38%) LINQ
12 12 (4.04%) Ajax
12 12 (4.04%) REST
13 11 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
13 11 (3.70%) SOAP
14 9 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.08%) Management Information System
3 19 (6.40%) Cryptography
4 18 (6.06%) Data Centre
5 15 (5.05%) N-Tier
6 13 (4.38%) CESG
6 13 (4.38%) Clustering
7 10 (3.37%) Mainframe
7 10 (3.37%) Replication
8 9 (3.03%) Computer Science
8 9 (3.03%) NHS
9 8 (2.69%) Blackberry
9 8 (2.69%) Data Structures
9 8 (2.69%) DataPower
10 6 (2.02%) Driving Licence
10 6 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.02%) Private Cloud
10 6 (2.02%) User Experience
11 5 (1.68%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 139 (46.80%) Windows
2 69 (23.23%) Linux
3 60 (20.20%) Unix
4 40 (13.47%) Windows Server
5 30 (10.10%) Windows 7
6 17 (5.72%) Windows Vista
7 15 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (3.70%) Solaris
9 11 (3.70%) Windows 8
10 8 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (2.02%) AIX
12 6 (2.02%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.68%) Windows 10
14 4 (1.35%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.35%) Windows NT
14 4 (1.35%) Windows XP
15 3 (1.01%) Android
16 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (15.15%) ITIL
3 33 (11.11%) MVC
4 28 (9.43%) Configuration Management
5 24 (8.08%) SDLC
6 22 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 21 (7.07%) Migration
7 21 (7.07%) Project Management
8 20 (6.73%) TDD
9 19 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (5.72%) Web Development
12 16 (5.39%) Test Scripting
13 15 (5.05%) Business Analysis
13 15 (5.05%) High Availability
13 15 (5.05%) OWASP
13 15 (5.05%) SOA
14 14 (4.71%) Information Security
14 14 (4.71%) Scrum
14 14 (4.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (29.63%) SQL
2 47 (15.82%) Java
3 44 (14.81%) C#
4 36 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 25 (8.42%) PowerShell
6 22 (7.41%) Python
7 9 (3.03%) Perl
7 9 (3.03%) T-SQL
7 9 (3.03%) VBScript
8 8 (2.69%) Ruby
8 8 (2.69%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.36%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.36%) C++
9 7 (2.36%) PHP
10 6 (2.02%) C
10 6 (2.02%) VB
11 4 (1.35%) ABAP
12 3 (1.01%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.67%) SAPscript
13 2 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (16.84%) Security Cleared
2 36 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 21 (7.07%) Degree
4 18 (6.06%) ISTQB
5 16 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (4.38%) CESG Certified Professional
6 13 (4.38%) CISSP
7 12 (4.04%) ISEB
8 11 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (2.69%) CCNA
9 8 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (2.69%) DV Cleared
9 8 (2.69%) MCSE
10 7 (2.36%) CEH
11 6 (2.02%) CCNP
11 6 (2.02%) RHCA
11 6 (2.02%) RHCE
11 6 (2.02%) RHCSA
12 5 (1.68%) SAS Certification
13 4 (1.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.38%) QA
2 12 (4.04%) SLA
3 9 (3.03%) RMADS
4 4 (1.35%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.67%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.34%) HL7
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (20.20%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.71%) Sendmail
2 14 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.36%) NFS
5 6 (2.02%) iptables
5 6 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.68%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.35%) Ceph
7 4 (1.35%) Terminal Server
8 3 (1.01%) Docker
8 3 (1.01%) RHEV
8 3 (1.01%) vSphere
9 2 (0.67%) KVM
9 2 (0.67%) XenApp
9 2 (0.67%) XenServer
10 1 (0.34%) Samba
10 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (7.07%) SCCM
2 7 (2.36%) Data Guard
2 7 (2.36%) SCOM
3 6 (2.02%) HAProxy
3 6 (2.02%) SCDPM
3 6 (2.02%) SCSM
3 6 (2.02%) SCVMM
4 5 (1.68%) Foglight
4 5 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.35%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (1.35%) HP SiteScope
5 4 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (1.01%) Ansible
6 3 (1.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.01%) Nagios
6 3 (1.01%) QRadar
7 2 (0.67%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 90 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 56 (18.86%) Oracle
3 25 (8.42%) VMware
4 22 (7.41%) Citrix
5 19 (6.40%) Sybase
6 17 (5.72%) Cisco
6 17 (5.72%) SAP
7 16 (5.39%) IBM
8 14 (4.71%) Red Hat
9 11 (3.70%) HP
9 11 (3.70%) Sun
10 8 (2.69%) CA
11 7 (2.36%) NetApp
11 7 (2.36%) Pega
12 6 (2.02%) Avaloq
12 6 (2.02%) CheckPoint
12 6 (2.02%) Dell
12 6 (2.02%) FNZ
12 6 (2.02%) Splunk
12 6 (2.02%) Vitria
London
Client Server
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £550+ p/day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £275 p/day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bracknell
Client Server
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £400 p/day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 12 days ago