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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 468 411 407
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -4
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 162 227 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 1.29% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 131 113
Median daily rate £390 £403 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.10% +5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £230 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 11
Median hourly rate £26.75 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.76% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.86 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.94 £29.11 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+82.75% -
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
16802 17537 16827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.48% 32.98% 33.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10926 11178 10192
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
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 634 709 722
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -35 69 £475 +5.55% 325
South East -19 33 £500 +37.93% 30
South West +22 18 £323 -11.03% 4
East of England +20 15 £294 -27.01% 18
North West +16 11 £155 -67.36%
North East -13 7 £475 +40.74%
West Midlands -23 5 £430 +1.05% 3
Yorkshire -15 3 £338 -10.00% 3
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 136 (46.10%) Windows
2 103 (34.92%) Microsoft
3 77 (26.10%) Active Directory
4 75 (25.42%) SQL Server
5 73 (24.75%) SQL
6 70 (23.73%) Oracle
7 62 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
8 61 (20.68%) Java
9 60 (20.34%) Internet
10 57 (19.32%) .NET
11 53 (17.97%) Unix
11 53 (17.97%) Finance
12 51 (17.29%) Linux
13 50 (16.95%) MS Office
14 48 (16.27%) MS Excel
14 48 (16.27%) Security Cleared
15 46 (15.59%) HTML
16 45 (15.25%) ITIL
17 39 (13.22%) SC Cleared
18 38 (12.88%) Web Services
18 38 (12.88%) C#
19 37 (12.54%) SCCM
20 35 (11.86%) Citrix
20 35 (11.86%) VMware
21 32 (10.85%) Migration
22 31 (10.51%) Configuration Management
23 30 (10.17%) MS Exchange
23 30 (10.17%) XML
23 30 (10.17%) Windows 7
24 29 (9.83%) Degree

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 30 (10.17%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.42%) WebLogic
3 15 (5.08%) Apache
4 14 (4.75%) JBoss
5 12 (4.07%) OpenStack
6 11 (3.73%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.39%) Tomcat
8 9 (3.05%) IIS
9 8 (2.71%) IBM Notes
10 6 (2.03%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.36%) GemFire
11 4 (1.36%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.68%) Skype for Business
14 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
Applications
1 50 (16.95%) MS Office
2 48 (16.27%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.37%) MS Project
4 4 (1.36%) 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 3 (1.02%) Sonata
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.34%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.75%) PaaS
2 13 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (4.41%) IaaS
3 11 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.05%) SaaS
5 8 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (2.37%) Office 365
7 4 (1.36%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (1.02%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.02%) AWS CloudTrail
8 3 (1.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (1.02%) Route 53
9 2 (0.68%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.68%) Yammer
10 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 60 (20.34%) Internet
2 26 (8.81%) Intranet
3 25 (8.47%) TCP/IP
4 23 (7.80%) IPsec
5 21 (7.12%) SMTP
5 21 (7.12%) SSH
6 20 (6.78%) FTP
7 15 (5.08%) Wireless
8 14 (4.75%) Firewall
8 14 (4.75%) HTTP
9 12 (4.07%) Extranet
9 12 (4.07%) SAN
9 12 (4.07%) VLAN
10 11 (3.73%) LAN
11 10 (3.39%) DNS
12 9 (3.05%) Ethernet
13 8 (2.71%) NAS
13 8 (2.71%) SSL
13 8 (2.71%) WAN
14 7 (2.37%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.78%) Relational Database
3 19 (6.44%) DB2
4 16 (5.42%) MySQL
5 11 (3.73%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.05%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (1.69%) Essbase
7 5 (1.69%) MS Access
7 5 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.36%) Hazelcast
8 4 (1.36%) Infinispan
9 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.68%) GIS
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.68%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (5.76%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.42%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.75%) Subversion
4 10 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (3.05%) Selenium
6 7 (2.37%) Cucumber
6 7 (2.37%) HP UFT
6 7 (2.37%) JIRA
7 6 (2.03%) MSI
8 4 (1.36%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.36%) Facilita Forecast
8 4 (1.36%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.36%) Maven
8 4 (1.36%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.02%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.02%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.02%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.68%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 53 (17.97%) Finance
2 14 (4.75%) Banking
3 13 (4.41%) Retail
4 11 (3.73%) Billing
5 8 (2.71%) Law
5 8 (2.71%) Marketing
6 6 (2.03%) Back Office
7 5 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.36%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.02%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.68%) Automotive
10 2 (0.68%) Electronics
10 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.68%) Publishing
11 1 (0.34%) Advertising
11 1 (0.34%) Games
11 1 (0.34%) Legal
11 1 (0.34%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 51 (17.29%) Developer
2 44 (14.92%) Analyst
3 38 (12.88%) Architect
4 19 (6.44%) .NET Developer
5 18 (6.10%) Project Manager
6 17 (5.76%) Consultant
7 15 (5.08%) Technical Architect
8 14 (4.75%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (4.75%) Software Developer
9 13 (4.41%) Support Analyst
10 11 (3.73%) Security Advisor
11 10 (3.39%) C# Developer
11 10 (3.39%) Desktop Support
11 10 (3.39%) Lead Developer
11 10 (3.39%) Systems Architect
11 10 (3.39%) Test Analyst
11 10 (3.39%) Tester
12 9 (3.05%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (3.05%) Cloud Engineer
12 9 (3.05%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (19.32%) .NET
2 46 (15.59%) HTML
3 38 (12.88%) Web Services
4 30 (10.17%) XML
5 26 (8.81%) ASP.NET
6 24 (8.14%) CSS
7 20 (6.78%) HTML5
8 16 (5.42%) AngularJS
8 16 (5.42%) Middleware
9 15 (5.08%) Spring
10 14 (4.75%) LAMP
11 13 (4.41%) JSP
12 12 (4.07%) JMS
12 12 (4.07%) jQuery
12 12 (4.07%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (3.73%) Servlets
13 11 (3.73%) SOAP
14 10 (3.39%) J2EE
14 10 (3.39%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.47%) Data Centre
2 23 (7.80%) Management Information System
3 22 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.46%) Cryptography
4 21 (7.12%) CESG
5 17 (5.76%) Blackberry
6 14 (4.75%) Private Cloud
7 12 (4.07%) Mainframe
7 12 (4.07%) N-Tier
8 9 (3.05%) Computer Science
8 9 (3.05%) Fat Client
8 9 (3.05%) NHS
8 9 (3.05%) Thin Client
9 6 (2.03%) EPoS
9 6 (2.03%) User Experience
10 5 (1.69%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.69%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.69%) Replication
11 4 (1.36%) Clustering
11 4 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 136 (46.10%) Windows
2 53 (17.97%) Unix
3 51 (17.29%) Linux
4 30 (10.17%) Windows 7
5 26 (8.81%) Windows Server
6 20 (6.78%) Windows Vista
7 19 (6.44%) Apple iOS
8 11 (3.73%) Windows 10
8 11 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (2.71%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (2.03%) Windows 2000
13 5 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.69%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.69%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.36%) VMS
15 3 (1.02%) Android
15 3 (1.02%) Solaris
16 2 (0.68%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (15.25%) ITIL
3 32 (10.85%) Migration
4 31 (10.51%) Configuration Management
5 26 (8.81%) MVC
6 25 (8.47%) Scrum
6 25 (8.47%) SDLC
7 23 (7.80%) OO
8 22 (7.46%) Release Management
9 21 (7.12%) Change Management
9 21 (7.12%) Information Assurance
9 21 (7.12%) PRINCE2
10 20 (6.78%) Project Management
10 20 (6.78%) Web Development
11 19 (6.44%) Risk Management
11 19 (6.44%) Validation
11 19 (6.44%) Workflow
12 18 (6.10%) Business Analysis
12 18 (6.10%) OWASP
12 18 (6.10%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (24.75%) SQL
2 61 (20.68%) Java
3 38 (12.88%) C#
4 26 (8.81%) PowerShell
5 25 (8.47%) C++
5 25 (8.47%) JavaScript
6 21 (7.12%) Python
6 21 (7.12%) VBScript
7 19 (6.44%) VB
8 13 (4.41%) Bash Shell
8 13 (4.41%) C
9 8 (2.71%) Perl
10 7 (2.37%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.69%) COBOL
11 5 (1.69%) PHP
11 5 (1.69%) Ruby
12 4 (1.36%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.02%) Go
14 2 (0.68%) MUMPS
14 2 (0.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 48 (16.27%) Security Cleared
2 39 (13.22%) SC Cleared
3 29 (9.83%) Degree
4 22 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (7.12%) CESG Certified Professional
5 21 (7.12%) CISSP
6 17 (5.76%) MCSE
7 15 (5.08%) ISTQB
8 14 (4.75%) CEH
9 13 (4.41%) MCDST
10 12 (4.07%) MCSA
11 10 (3.39%) ISEB
11 10 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (3.05%) A+ Certification
12 9 (3.05%) ACDT
12 9 (3.05%) ACHDS
12 9 (3.05%) ACTC
12 9 (3.05%) MCP
12 9 (3.05%) MCSM
12 9 (3.05%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.14%) QA
2 15 (5.08%) RMADS
3 10 (3.39%) SLA
4 2 (0.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.68%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.34%) HL7
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.34%) SDET
5 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 77 (26.10%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.76%) Sendmail
4 12 (4.07%) iptables
5 10 (3.39%) NFS
5 10 (3.39%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (3.05%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (2.03%) Docker
7 6 (2.03%) Hyper-V
7 6 (2.03%) KVM
7 6 (2.03%) XenServer
8 4 (1.36%) Terminal Server
9 3 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.68%) vSphere
10 2 (0.68%) XenApp
11 1 (0.34%) Ceph
11 1 (0.34%) Squid
11 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (12.54%) SCCM
2 12 (4.07%) HAProxy
2 12 (4.07%) SCOM
3 11 (3.73%) Puppet
3 11 (3.73%) SCDPM
3 11 (3.73%) SCSM
3 11 (3.73%) SCVMM
4 7 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (2.03%) WSUS
6 5 (1.69%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.02%) DameWare
7 3 (1.02%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.68%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.68%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.68%) Nagios
9 1 (0.34%) Ansible
9 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.34%) QRadar
Vendors
1 103 (34.92%) Microsoft
2 70 (23.73%) Oracle
3 35 (11.86%) Citrix
3 35 (11.86%) VMware
4 17 (5.76%) Sybase
5 15 (5.08%) Cisco
5 15 (5.08%) HP
6 14 (4.75%) IBM
7 11 (3.73%) Apple
8 9 (3.05%) Pega
8 9 (3.05%) Vitria
9 8 (2.71%) BEA
9 8 (2.71%) Dell
9 8 (2.71%) Lotus
9 8 (2.71%) SAP
10 7 (2.37%) LANDesk
11 5 (1.69%) CA
11 5 (1.69%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.36%) NetApp
12 4 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £425 - £440 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £550 to £600 p/day
Posted: 15 days ago