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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 374 337 300
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -37
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 217 240 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.50% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 1.56% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 138 148
Average daily rate
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£378 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 18
Average hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 £62.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.75% -36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year
-63.75% -36.00%
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
16397 15364 16430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.08% 31.85% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10189 9700 9744
Average daily rate £420 £420 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 603 816
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.90 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -26.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.29 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 91 £375 -11.76% 89
South East -18 33 £400 +15.94% 20
West Midlands -6 24 £300 +20.00% 1
South West -15 18 £588 +23.68% 6
North West -9 17 £488 +14.70% 5
Yorkshire -14 13 £365 +21.66% 8
East of England -27 12 £385 -19.58% 9
East Midlands -5 8 £425 +58.13% 4
North East - - - - 6
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 122 (29.76%) Windows
2 121 (29.51%) Finance
3 115 (28.05%) Microsoft
4 93 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (21.22%) Linux
6 85 (20.73%) Web Services
7 81 (19.76%) SQL
8 75 (18.29%) TCP/IP
9 63 (15.37%) .NET
10 59 (14.39%) C#
11 57 (13.90%) Java
11 57 (13.90%) Oracle
12 55 (13.41%) Degree
13 52 (12.68%) SQL Server
13 52 (12.68%) HTML
13 52 (12.68%) MS Excel
14 51 (12.44%) ITIL
15 49 (11.95%) Active Directory
16 46 (11.22%) UNIX
17 44 (10.73%) VMware
18 43 (10.49%) Mobile App
19 42 (10.24%) OO
20 40 (9.76%) HP
21 36 (8.78%) Citrix
21 36 (8.78%) Banking
22 35 (8.54%) TDD
22 35 (8.54%) XML
23 34 (8.29%) C++
23 34 (8.29%) HTTP
23 34 (8.29%) Migration

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 28 (6.83%) IIS
2 14 (3.41%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.17%) IBM Notes
4 12 (2.93%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.20%) CMS
7 8 (1.95%) Node.js
8 7 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.71%) Lotus Domino
9 6 (1.46%) NetWeaver
9 6 (1.46%) WordPress
10 5 (1.22%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.98%) Apache
11 4 (0.98%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.98%) Drupal
11 4 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.73%) Moodle
12 3 (0.73%) Confluence
12 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 52 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.83%) MS Office
3 11 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.49%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.24%) PaintShop Pro
5 1 (0.24%) CorelDRAW
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.24%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 8 (1.95%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.24%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.24%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.95%) SaaS
2 8 (1.95%) PaaS
2 8 (1.95%) IaaS
3 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.49%) Office 365
5 2 (0.49%) Route 53
6 1 (0.24%) GitHub
6 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 75 (18.29%) TCP/IP
2 34 (8.29%) HTTP
3 31 (7.56%) Firewall
4 30 (7.32%) VPN
5 28 (6.83%) DNS
6 23 (5.61%) Internet
7 22 (5.37%) LAN
8 19 (4.63%) WAN
9 18 (4.39%) VoIP
10 17 (4.15%) VLAN
11 11 (2.68%) Fibre Channel
11 11 (2.68%) Multicast
11 11 (2.68%) SNMP
11 11 (2.68%) SAN
12 10 (2.44%) Wireless
12 10 (2.44%) DHCP
12 10 (2.44%) SSL
12 10 (2.44%) iSCSI
12 10 (2.44%) FCoE
13 8 (1.95%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 21 (5.12%) RDBMS
4 13 (3.17%) Oracle Database
5 12 (2.93%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (2.44%) QlikView
7 10 (2.44%) DB2
8 9 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.95%) MySQL
9 8 (1.95%) Big Data
10 7 (1.71%) Redis
10 7 (1.71%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.46%) Couchbase
11 6 (1.46%) SimpleDB
11 6 (1.46%) SAP BW
12 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.22%) MS Access
12 5 (1.22%) OLTP
12 5 (1.22%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 31 (7.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (5.12%) Subversion
2 21 (5.12%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.93%) Selenium
4 11 (2.68%) JIRA
5 9 (2.20%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.95%) JUnit
6 8 (1.95%) FitNesse
7 7 (1.71%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.46%) Rational Rose
8 6 (1.46%) Maven
9 5 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (0.98%) Introscope
10 4 (0.98%) Xcode
10 4 (0.98%) Toad
10 4 (0.98%) Ant
10 4 (0.98%) JBehave
10 4 (0.98%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.73%) Gradle
11 3 (0.73%) QARun
General
1 121 (29.51%) Finance
2 36 (8.78%) Banking
3 19 (4.63%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.68%) Games
6 10 (2.44%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.20%) Front Office
7 9 (2.20%) Back Office
8 7 (1.71%) Retail
9 6 (1.46%) French Language
10 5 (1.22%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.98%) Legal
11 4 (0.98%) Marketing
12 3 (0.73%) Electronics
12 3 (0.73%) Automotive
13 2 (0.49%) Interactive Media
13 2 (0.49%) German Language
14 1 (0.24%) Billing
14 1 (0.24%) Advertising
14 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 124 (30.24%) Developer
2 80 (19.51%) Analyst
3 29 (7.07%) Consultant
4 24 (5.85%) .NET Developer
5 22 (5.37%) Support Analyst
5 22 (5.37%) Administrator
6 19 (4.63%) Test Analyst
6 19 (4.63%) Project Manager
7 18 (4.39%) Mobile Developer
8 17 (4.15%) iOS Developer
8 17 (4.15%) Architect
8 17 (4.15%) Software Engineer
8 17 (4.15%) Support Engineer
9 16 (3.90%) C# Developer
10 14 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support
10 14 (3.41%) Java Developer
11 13 (3.17%) Service Analyst
11 13 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
11 13 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (2.93%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (20.73%) Web Services
2 63 (15.37%) .NET
3 52 (12.68%) HTML
4 35 (8.54%) XML
5 34 (8.29%) RESTful
6 32 (7.80%) HTML5
7 26 (6.34%) SOAP
8 24 (5.85%) CSS
9 22 (5.37%) ASP.NET
10 21 (5.12%) .NET Framework
11 17 (4.15%) Cocoa
11 17 (4.15%) Cocoa Touch
12 16 (3.90%) Ajax
13 15 (3.66%) jQuery
14 14 (3.41%) WinForms
15 13 (3.17%) Middleware
16 12 (2.93%) WCF
17 11 (2.68%) J2EE
18 9 (2.20%) Java EE
18 9 (2.20%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.49%) Mobile App
2 23 (5.61%) iPad
3 21 (5.12%) Data Structures
4 20 (4.88%) Open Source
5 19 (4.63%) Management Information System
6 18 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (3.90%) iPhone
7 16 (3.90%) Blackberry
7 16 (3.90%) Computer Science
8 14 (3.41%) User Experience
9 12 (2.93%) Animation
10 11 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (2.44%) Hedge funds
11 10 (2.44%) Fat Client
11 10 (2.44%) Thin Client
12 9 (2.20%) Enterprise Storage
13 8 (1.95%) Mainframe
13 8 (1.95%) Streaming Media
14 7 (1.71%) MPEG
14 7 (1.71%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 122 (29.76%) Windows
2 87 (21.22%) Linux
3 46 (11.22%) UNIX
4 30 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (7.07%) Windows 7
6 25 (6.10%) Apple iOS
7 20 (4.88%) Android
8 18 (4.39%) Windows XP
9 17 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (2.44%) Solaris
11 7 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.71%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.98%) HPUX
14 2 (0.49%) SUSE
14 2 (0.49%) Debian
15 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.24%) CentOS
15 1 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (12.44%) ITIL
3 42 (10.24%) OO
4 35 (8.54%) TDD
5 34 (8.29%) Migration
6 29 (7.07%) SOA
7 28 (6.83%) MVC
7 28 (6.83%) Scrum
7 28 (6.83%) Performance Testing
8 27 (6.59%) Web Development
9 26 (6.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 26 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
11 24 (5.85%) iOS Development
12 23 (5.61%) Performance Tuning
13 21 (5.12%) Software Engineering
13 21 (5.12%) Incident Management
14 20 (4.88%) Service Delivery
15 19 (4.63%) Service Management
15 19 (4.63%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 81 (19.76%) SQL
2 59 (14.39%) C#
3 57 (13.90%) Java
4 34 (8.29%) C++
5 28 (6.83%) JavaScript
6 25 (6.10%) Objective-C
7 22 (5.37%) PHP
8 20 (4.88%) C
9 18 (4.39%) PowerShell
10 17 (4.15%) Python
11 15 (3.66%) Perl
12 14 (3.41%) Shell Script
13 13 (3.17%) PL/SQL
14 12 (2.93%) VB
15 10 (2.44%) VBA
15 10 (2.44%) Bash Shell
16 9 (2.20%) Ruby
17 6 (1.46%) ActionScript
18 5 (1.22%) Tcl
19 4 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (13.41%) Degree
2 21 (5.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (4.88%) ISEB
4 19 (4.63%) Security Cleared
5 13 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.93%) MCSE
7 11 (2.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 10 (2.44%) ISTQB
9 8 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.71%) CCNA
11 5 (1.22%) CCNP
11 5 (1.22%) Sun Certification
12 4 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.73%) RHCE
13 3 (0.73%) MCP
13 3 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.49%) MCTS
14 2 (0.49%) MCITP
14 2 (0.49%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.05%) QA
2 13 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (11.95%) Active Directory
2 33 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.88%) vSphere
4 12 (2.93%) vCloud
5 10 (2.44%) XenApp
5 10 (2.44%) NFS
6 9 (2.20%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.71%) RHEV
7 7 (1.71%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.22%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.49%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.49%) NDS
10 2 (0.49%) XenServer
10 2 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.24%) VMFS
11 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.24%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (4.39%) SCCM
2 13 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (2.68%) Tivoli
3 11 (2.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 10 (2.44%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (1.71%) Salt
5 7 (1.71%) Puppet
5 7 (1.71%) WSUS
6 6 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.22%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.22%) SCOM
7 5 (1.22%) SAP Afaria
8 4 (0.98%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.98%) DameWare
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.73%) MOM
10 2 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.49%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.49%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 115 (28.05%) Microsoft
2 57 (13.90%) Oracle
3 44 (10.73%) VMware
4 40 (9.76%) HP
5 36 (8.78%) Citrix
6 33 (8.05%) Cisco
7 26 (6.34%) IBM
8 25 (6.10%) Apple
9 17 (4.15%) Red Hat
10 16 (3.90%) SAP
11 15 (3.66%) EMC
12 14 (3.41%) Lotus
13 12 (2.93%) F5
14 11 (2.68%) Dell
15 10 (2.44%) Sun
15 10 (2.44%) Sybase
15 10 (2.44%) Websense
16 7 (1.71%) Symantec
17 6 (1.46%) AppSense
17 6 (1.46%) Perforce
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £350 to £400 p/day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £190 - £210 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Stanation
Rate: From £180 to £230 per day Permanent opportunity - £28,500 - £33,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago