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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 467 396 393
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -3
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 164 221 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.44% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 1.35% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 130 134
Median daily rate £370 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £367 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 6
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -52.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £15.94 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £19.40 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £15.68 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+46.73% -34.68%
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
16624 16322 16338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.62% 32.20% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10947 10040 10122
Median daily rate £428 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 532 624 717
Median hourly rate £21.34 £18.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.55% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.86 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

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 4 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 4 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 4 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 -68 47 £460 +2.22% 315
South East -8 45 £418 +19.97% 46
Yorkshire +13 23 £367 +12.76% 5
West Midlands -3 13 £375 +7.91% 2
South West +3 11 £400 -11.11% 6
North West +3 9 £175 -46.15% 6
East of England -2 6 £325 -40.90% 26
North East -37 6 £329 -22.64%
East Midlands +7 3 £301 -7.89% 4
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 141 (45.78%) Windows
2 90 (29.22%) Microsoft
3 88 (28.57%) SQL
4 86 (27.92%) SQL Server
5 76 (24.68%) Linux
6 64 (20.78%) .NET
7 63 (20.45%) Unix
8 57 (18.51%) Agile Software Development
9 53 (17.21%) Active Directory
10 52 (16.88%) C#
11 51 (16.56%) Oracle
12 50 (16.23%) Finance
13 48 (15.58%) Java
13 48 (15.58%) JavaScript
14 47 (15.26%) Security Cleared
15 44 (14.29%) ITIL
16 41 (13.31%) Internet
17 39 (12.66%) HTML
18 37 (12.01%) ASP.NET
18 37 (12.01%) Windows Server
19 35 (11.36%) MVC
20 33 (10.71%) MS Excel
21 32 (10.39%) IIS
21 32 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
22 31 (10.06%) SC Cleared
23 30 (9.74%) Web Services
23 30 (9.74%) DNS
24 29 (9.42%) Configuration Management
25 28 (9.09%) Firewall
25 28 (9.09%) TCP/IP

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 (10.39%) IIS
2 18 (5.84%) SharePoint
3 17 (5.52%) MS Exchange
4 10 (3.25%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.60%) Apache
5 8 (2.60%) SAS
6 7 (2.27%) OpenStack
6 7 (2.27%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.27%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.95%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.62%) JBoss
9 3 (0.97%) Confluence
9 3 (0.97%) Jetty
9 3 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.65%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.65%) Moodle
10 2 (0.65%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.65%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 33 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 27 (8.77%) MS Office
3 5 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.32%) InDesign
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project
5 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.27%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (1.62%) SAP ERP
3 4 (1.30%) Sonata
4 2 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.57%) Office 365
4 7 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.30%) PaaS
6 3 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (0.97%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.97%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.97%) AWS CloudTrail
6 3 (0.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (0.97%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.97%) Route 53
7 2 (0.65%) GitHub
7 2 (0.65%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (13.31%) Internet
2 30 (9.74%) DNS
3 28 (9.09%) Firewall
3 28 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 27 (8.77%) HTTP
5 22 (7.14%) SAN
6 20 (6.49%) FTP
7 19 (6.17%) SSH
8 14 (4.55%) LAN
9 13 (4.22%) IPsec
9 13 (4.22%) SSL
9 13 (4.22%) WAN
10 11 (3.57%) NAS
10 11 (3.57%) SMTP
11 9 (2.92%) VPN
12 8 (2.60%) DHCP
12 8 (2.60%) Intranet
12 8 (2.60%) LDAP
12 8 (2.60%) VLAN
13 7 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (27.92%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.84%) Relational Database
2 18 (5.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (4.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (4.22%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.90%) RDBMS
7 11 (3.57%) MySQL
8 10 (3.25%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.92%) DB2
9 9 (2.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (2.92%) Sybase ASE
10 7 (2.27%) OLAP
10 7 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (1.62%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.62%) SAP HANA
11 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (5.19%) Visual Studio
2 12 (3.90%) Cucumber
3 11 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (3.25%) SpecFlow
5 8 (2.60%) Moq
5 8 (2.60%) NUnit
5 8 (2.60%) Subversion
6 7 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (2.27%) Selenium
7 6 (1.95%) HP UFT
8 5 (1.62%) Facilita Forecast
8 5 (1.62%) Fiddler
8 5 (1.62%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.62%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.62%) LoadRunner
8 5 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (1.62%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.97%) CA Gen
9 3 (0.97%) GitLab
9 3 (0.97%) VisualVM
General
1 50 (16.23%) Finance
2 11 (3.57%) Banking
3 10 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.92%) Legal
5 7 (2.27%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.27%) Law
6 6 (1.95%) Billing
6 6 (1.95%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.95%) Marketing
7 5 (1.62%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.62%) Games
8 4 (1.30%) Back Office
9 3 (0.97%) Front Office
10 2 (0.65%) Advertising
10 2 (0.65%) Automotive
10 2 (0.65%) Electronics
10 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (20.13%) Developer
2 58 (18.83%) Analyst
3 26 (8.44%) .NET Developer
3 26 (8.44%) Consultant
4 20 (6.49%) C# Developer
5 19 (6.17%) Architect
6 15 (4.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (4.87%) DBA
7 14 (4.55%) Administrator
8 13 (4.22%) Sybase DBA
9 12 (3.90%) Security Analyst
9 12 (3.90%) Support Analyst
10 11 (3.57%) Applications Support
10 11 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (3.57%) Business Analyst
10 11 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (3.57%) Support Engineer
10 11 (3.57%) Tester
11 10 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 10 (3.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (20.78%) .NET
2 39 (12.66%) HTML
3 37 (12.01%) ASP.NET
4 30 (9.74%) Web Services
5 25 (8.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (8.12%) CSS
5 25 (8.12%) WCF
6 24 (7.79%) XML
7 19 (6.17%) AngularJS
7 19 (6.17%) jQuery
8 18 (5.84%) .NET Framework
9 15 (4.87%) Middleware
10 13 (4.22%) LINQ
11 12 (3.90%) Ajax
11 12 (3.90%) HTML5
12 11 (3.57%) Gherkin
12 11 (3.57%) JMS
12 11 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (3.57%) REST
13 9 (2.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.49%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.52%) Clustering
3 17 (5.52%) Data Centre
4 16 (5.19%) Replication
5 14 (4.55%) Cryptography
6 13 (4.22%) N-Tier
7 12 (3.90%) Mainframe
8 9 (2.92%) CESG
8 9 (2.92%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.92%) Data Structures
9 8 (2.60%) NHS
10 7 (2.27%) DataPower
11 6 (1.95%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.95%) User Experience
12 5 (1.62%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.62%) Visualisation
13 4 (1.30%) Fat Client
13 4 (1.30%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 141 (45.78%) Windows
2 76 (24.68%) Linux
3 63 (20.45%) Unix
4 37 (12.01%) Windows Server
5 27 (8.77%) Windows 7
6 14 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (4.22%) Windows Vista
8 12 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (3.57%) Solaris
9 11 (3.57%) Windows 8
9 11 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.95%) AIX
11 5 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.62%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.97%) Android
12 3 (0.97%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.97%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.97%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.97%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (18.51%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (14.29%) ITIL
3 35 (11.36%) MVC
4 29 (9.42%) Configuration Management
5 25 (8.12%) TDD
6 21 (6.82%) Migration
6 21 (6.82%) Service Delivery
6 21 (6.82%) Service Management
7 20 (6.49%) SDLC
8 19 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (6.17%) Project Management
9 18 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (5.84%) Scrum
10 17 (5.52%) OO
10 17 (5.52%) Web Development
11 16 (5.19%) Business Analysis
11 16 (5.19%) E-Commerce
11 16 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (4.87%) Change Management
12 15 (4.87%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 88 (28.57%) SQL
2 52 (16.88%) C#
3 48 (15.58%) Java
3 48 (15.58%) JavaScript
4 28 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 28 (9.09%) Python
5 17 (5.52%) Ruby
6 16 (5.19%) Shell Script
7 13 (4.22%) VBScript
8 11 (3.57%) VB
9 10 (3.25%) Perl
10 9 (2.92%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.27%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.27%) C++
11 7 (2.27%) PHP
12 6 (1.95%) C
13 4 (1.30%) ABAP
13 4 (1.30%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.65%) Groovy
14 2 (0.65%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 47 (15.26%) Security Cleared
2 31 (10.06%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.49%) Degree
4 15 (4.87%) ISTQB
5 13 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (3.25%) DV Cleared
6 10 (3.25%) ISEB
7 9 (2.92%) CESG Certified Professional
7 9 (2.92%) CISSP
8 8 (2.60%) CCNA
8 8 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (1.95%) CCNP
9 6 (1.95%) RHCA
9 6 (1.95%) RHCE
9 6 (1.95%) RHCSA
9 6 (1.95%) SAS Certification
10 4 (1.30%) CEH
10 4 (1.30%) MCP
10 4 (1.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.19%) QA
2 12 (3.90%) SLA
3 5 (1.62%) RMADS
4 4 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.65%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.65%) SDET
7 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (17.21%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.57%) Sendmail
4 8 (2.60%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.27%) NFS
6 6 (1.95%) iptables
6 6 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.62%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (1.62%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.30%) Ceph
9 3 (0.97%) RHEV
9 3 (0.97%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.65%) KVM
10 2 (0.65%) vSphere
10 2 (0.65%) XenServer
11 1 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.32%) Samba
11 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (5.52%) SCCM
2 12 (3.90%) Data Guard
3 9 (2.92%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (2.27%) SCOM
5 6 (1.95%) HAProxy
5 6 (1.95%) SCDPM
5 6 (1.95%) SCSM
5 6 (1.95%) SCVMM
6 5 (1.62%) Foglight
6 5 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.30%) CA Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.30%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.97%) Ansible
8 3 (0.97%) Nagios
8 3 (0.97%) QRadar
9 2 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.65%) Puppet
10 1 (0.32%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 90 (29.22%) Microsoft
2 51 (16.56%) Oracle
3 25 (8.12%) VMware
4 20 (6.49%) Sybase
5 19 (6.17%) Cisco
6 18 (5.84%) Red Hat
6 18 (5.84%) SAP
7 16 (5.19%) Citrix
8 12 (3.90%) IBM
9 11 (3.57%) HP
9 11 (3.57%) Sun
10 10 (3.25%) CA
11 8 (2.60%) NetApp
12 7 (2.27%) EMC
13 6 (1.95%) CheckPoint
13 6 (1.95%) Perforce
13 6 (1.95%) Splunk
14 5 (1.62%) Dell
14 5 (1.62%) Pega
15 4 (1.30%) Avaloq
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