The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 372 344 299
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -45
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 197 180 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.42% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 1.60% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 108 165
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £305 £340
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 26
Average hourly rate £30.50 £20.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.50% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £14.34 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £48.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £29.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year
-17.24% -46.78%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12994 11272 14000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.14% 26.21% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8150 6949 8306
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 526 562 695
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.79 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +32 109 £406 -5.24% 20
South East +1 32 £338 +6.29% 19
West Midlands -5 20 £413 -25.00% 1
East of England -14 18 £488 +50.00% 5
Yorkshire -40 6 £363 +45.00% 4
South West -23 4 - - 5
North West -30 4 £325 -29.72% 2
East Midlands -21 1 - - 2
North East - 1 - - 2
Midlands - - - -
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Client/Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Client/Server.

1 96 (24.94%) Microsoft
2 93 (24.16%) Windows
2 93 (24.16%) Finance
3 90 (23.38%) Web Services
4 84 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (20.26%) Internet
6 75 (19.48%) SQL
7 67 (17.40%) C#
7 67 (17.40%) Java
8 66 (17.14%) .NET
9 65 (16.88%) Linux
10 64 (16.62%) Degree
11 56 (14.55%) TCP/IP
11 56 (14.55%) Software Engineering
12 54 (14.03%) Oracle
13 53 (13.77%) JavaScript
14 51 (13.25%) HTML
15 50 (12.99%) C++
16 49 (12.73%) SQL Server
17 44 (11.43%) Banking
18 41 (10.65%) PHP
18 41 (10.65%) XML
19 40 (10.39%) MS Excel
20 39 (10.13%) SOA
20 39 (10.13%) OO
21 36 (9.35%) Time Management
22 34 (8.83%) QA
23 33 (8.57%) Security Cleared
23 33 (8.57%) Active Directory
23 33 (8.57%) MS Office

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Client/Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Client/Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (7.53%) Node.js
2 19 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.64%) IIS
4 13 (3.38%) WebLogic
5 12 (3.12%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.12%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
7 10 (2.60%) WebSphere
7 10 (2.60%) Apache
8 9 (2.34%) MS Exchange
9 7 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.30%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (1.04%) MS Project Server
11 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.78%) CMS
13 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.52%) Drupal
Applications
1 40 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 33 (8.57%) MS Office
3 12 (3.12%) Fireworks
4 11 (2.86%) PaintShop Pro
4 11 (2.86%) Adobe Captivate
5 6 (1.56%) Photoshop
6 5 (1.30%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.78%) MS Project
7 3 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.52%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.26%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.26%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 9 (2.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.52%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.52%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.26%) BASE24
6 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.16%) SaaS
3 6 (1.56%) Office 365
4 2 (0.52%) IaaS
4 2 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (20.26%) Internet
2 56 (14.55%) TCP/IP
3 29 (7.53%) DNS
4 24 (6.23%) SSL
5 20 (5.19%) HTTP
6 16 (4.16%) LAN
6 16 (4.16%) Firewall
7 13 (3.38%) WAN
8 10 (2.60%) VPN
9 8 (2.08%) VoIP
9 8 (2.08%) Intranet
10 7 (1.82%) Wireless
11 5 (1.30%) SSH
12 4 (1.04%) IMAP
12 4 (1.04%) NetScaler
12 4 (1.04%) SNMP
13 3 (0.78%) DHCP
13 3 (0.78%) CTI
14 2 (0.52%) VLAN
14 2 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.53%) Oracle Database
3 13 (3.38%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 9 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (2.08%) MS Access
7 7 (1.82%) DB2
7 7 (1.82%) MySQL
8 6 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.30%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.52%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.52%) Sybase ASE
12 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.52%) Pentaho
12 2 (0.52%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 23 (5.97%) Selenium
2 13 (3.38%) Maven
3 12 (3.12%) JIRA
3 12 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.12%) Dreamweaver
4 11 (2.86%) FitNesse
5 10 (2.60%) Visual Studio
6 9 (2.34%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.82%) Subversion
8 6 (1.56%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.56%) Toad
9 5 (1.30%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.04%) Ant
10 4 (1.04%) Xcode
11 3 (0.78%) Rational Rose
11 3 (0.78%) JUnit
11 3 (0.78%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.78%) jMock
11 3 (0.78%) Hudson
General
1 93 (24.16%) Finance
2 44 (11.43%) Banking
3 21 (5.45%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.34%) Games
5 8 (2.08%) Retail
6 7 (1.82%) Back Office
7 6 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.30%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.30%) Publishing
8 5 (1.30%) International Banking
8 5 (1.30%) Marketing
9 4 (1.04%) French Language
10 3 (0.78%) Local Government
10 3 (0.78%) Advertising
10 3 (0.78%) Billing
11 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.52%) Legal
11 2 (0.52%) Front Office
11 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.52%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 156 (40.52%) Developer
2 62 (16.10%) Analyst
3 35 (9.09%) Architect
4 23 (5.97%) Software Engineer
4 23 (5.97%) Test Analyst
4 23 (5.97%) Administrator
5 22 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 19 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (4.68%) Consultant
8 17 (4.42%) Android Developer
9 16 (4.16%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 16 (4.16%) Cloud Engineer
10 15 (3.90%) Software Developer
10 15 (3.90%) .NET Developer
11 14 (3.64%) Tester
12 13 (3.38%) Business Analyst
12 13 (3.38%) Support Engineer
12 13 (3.38%) Python Developer
13 12 (3.12%) Automation Tester
13 12 (3.12%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (23.38%) Web Services
2 66 (17.14%) .NET
3 51 (13.25%) HTML
4 41 (10.65%) XML
5 28 (7.27%) CSS
6 27 (7.01%) RESTful
7 24 (6.23%) HTML5
8 22 (5.71%) WCF
9 21 (5.45%) ASP.NET
9 21 (5.45%) J2EE
10 20 (5.19%) jQuery
11 18 (4.68%) SOAP
12 15 (3.90%) Middleware
12 15 (3.90%) Ajax
13 14 (3.64%) WinForms
13 14 (3.64%) Flash
14 13 (3.38%) Spring
15 11 (2.86%) WPF
15 11 (2.86%) XSL
16 10 (2.60%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.19%) Blackberry
1 20 (5.19%) Management Information System
1 20 (5.19%) Mobile App
2 17 (4.42%) Mainframe
3 13 (3.38%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.38%) Social Network
4 12 (3.12%) E-Learning
4 12 (3.12%) SCORM
5 11 (2.86%) N-Tier
5 11 (2.86%) Clustering
6 9 (2.34%) Open Source
7 8 (2.08%) Social Media
8 7 (1.82%) Replication
9 6 (1.56%) iPad
10 5 (1.30%) Online Games
10 5 (1.30%) Streaming Media
10 5 (1.30%) Animation
11 4 (1.04%) Derivative
11 4 (1.04%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (1.04%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 93 (24.16%) Windows
2 65 (16.88%) Linux
3 32 (8.31%) Windows 7
4 28 (7.27%) Android
5 22 (5.71%) UNIX
6 13 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (3.38%) Solaris
7 12 (3.12%) Windows XP
8 11 (2.86%) Apple iOS
9 8 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.30%) BlackBerry OS
10 5 (1.30%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.04%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.04%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.78%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.52%) VME
13 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (14.55%) Software Engineering
3 39 (10.13%) OO
3 39 (10.13%) SOA
4 36 (9.35%) Time Management
5 31 (8.05%) ITIL
5 31 (8.05%) TDD
6 29 (7.53%) Load Balancing
7 27 (7.01%) Unit Testing
8 25 (6.49%) MVC
9 23 (5.97%) Test Scripting
10 21 (5.45%) E-Commerce
11 19 (4.94%) Android Development
12 18 (4.68%) UML
13 17 (4.42%) Workflow
13 17 (4.42%) Service Management
13 17 (4.42%) TOGAF
13 17 (4.42%) Automated Testing
14 15 (3.90%) Systems Analysis
14 15 (3.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 75 (19.48%) SQL
2 67 (17.40%) C#
2 67 (17.40%) Java
3 53 (13.77%) JavaScript
4 50 (12.99%) C++
5 41 (10.65%) PHP
6 31 (8.05%) Python
6 31 (8.05%) Ruby
6 31 (8.05%) Bash Shell
7 16 (4.16%) T-SQL
8 13 (3.38%) PL/SQL
9 12 (3.12%) C
9 12 (3.12%) ActionScript
9 12 (3.12%) ActionScript 2.0
10 10 (2.60%) Objective-C
10 10 (2.60%) VB
11 9 (2.34%) VB6
12 8 (2.08%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.56%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 64 (16.62%) Degree
2 33 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 30 (7.79%) SC Cleared
4 20 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.86%) MCSE
6 9 (2.34%) ISEB
7 4 (1.04%) MCSA
7 4 (1.04%) CCNA
7 4 (1.04%) Sun Certification
7 4 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.78%) MCITP
9 2 (0.52%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.52%) MCDST
9 2 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.52%) PMP
9 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.52%) MCP
9 2 (0.52%) CCA
9 2 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.26%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.83%) QA
2 4 (1.04%) SLA
3 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) BS7799
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) Basel III
System Software
1 33 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.60%) XenApp
3 10 (2.60%) XenDesktop
4 6 (1.56%) vSphere
5 5 (1.30%) RHEV
5 5 (1.30%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.52%) Postfix
7 2 (0.52%) XenServer
7 2 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.52%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.26%) NDS
8 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (3.90%) SCCM
2 9 (2.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (1.56%) SCOM
3 6 (1.56%) Data Guard
3 6 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.56%) Puppet
4 5 (1.30%) MOM
4 5 (1.30%) SAP Afaria
4 5 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.78%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.78%) WSUS
5 3 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.78%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.52%) WMI
7 1 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.26%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.26%) Control-M
7 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 96 (24.94%) Microsoft
2 54 (14.03%) Oracle
3 23 (5.97%) HP
4 21 (5.45%) Citrix
4 21 (5.45%) VMware
5 17 (4.42%) IBM
6 16 (4.16%) Adobe
7 15 (3.90%) Google
8 13 (3.38%) Facebook
8 13 (3.38%) Remedy
9 11 (2.86%) Cisco
9 11 (2.86%) ServiceNow
10 9 (2.34%) BMC
10 9 (2.34%) Apple
11 8 (2.08%) webMethods
11 8 (2.08%) JBoss
12 6 (1.56%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.30%) Lotus
13 5 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.30%) Sybase
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