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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 381 367 334
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -33
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 187 179 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.40% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.33% 1.27% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 122 110
Average daily rate
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£375 £395 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +19.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £525 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 8
Average hourly rate £31.44 £28.75 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.35% -27.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £17.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year
+79.65% -56.65%
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
14080 14147 12723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.44% 31.49% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8719 8793 7791
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 541 563 699
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

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 6 March 2015.

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
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 6 March 2015. 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 -7 96 £375 -16.66% 141
South East +6 44 £375 -1.96% 27
South West -3 9 £450 - 13
East of England +17 8 £375 +7.14% 16
West Midlands -3 8 £350 -18.12% 7
North West -14 8 £325 - 9
Yorkshire -14 8 £328 +9.16% 4
East Midlands +2 6 £403 - 7
North East +8 1 - - 1
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 163 (40.65%) Windows
2 148 (36.91%) SQL
3 122 (30.42%) Linux
4 96 (23.94%) Finance
5 87 (21.70%) Java
6 84 (20.95%) Microsoft
7 83 (20.70%) Agile Software Development
8 76 (18.95%) UNIX
9 69 (17.21%) XML
10 66 (16.46%) HTML
11 64 (15.96%) Internet
12 61 (15.21%) Security Cleared
13 60 (14.96%) Web Services
14 59 (14.71%) .NET
15 58 (14.46%) C++
16 52 (12.97%) Oracle
17 51 (12.72%) SQL Server
18 50 (12.47%) JavaScript
19 49 (12.22%) TCP/IP
20 44 (10.97%) OO
20 44 (10.97%) Python
21 42 (10.47%) VMware
22 41 (10.22%) C#
22 41 (10.22%) MS Excel
22 41 (10.22%) QA
23 40 (9.98%) TDD
24 39 (9.73%) J2EE
25 38 (9.48%) Windows 7
26 37 (9.23%) Relational Database
27 36 (8.98%) Active Directory

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 31 (7.73%) IIS
2 22 (5.49%) Tomcat
3 21 (5.24%) JBoss
3 21 (5.24%) WebLogic
3 21 (5.24%) WebSphere
4 17 (4.24%) SharePoint
5 16 (3.99%) MS Exchange
6 14 (3.49%) Apache
7 13 (3.24%) Node.js
8 6 (1.50%) Confluence
9 5 (1.25%) nginx
9 5 (1.25%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.25%) Jetty
9 5 (1.25%) NetWeaver
9 5 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.25%) CMS
10 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 41 (10.22%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.73%) MS Office
3 5 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.00%) MS Project
5 3 (0.75%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (0.75%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.75%) PaintShop Pro
6 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.25%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.25%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.25%) Amazon S3
4 5 (1.25%) Route 53
5 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.25%) GitHub
6 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (15.96%) Internet
2 49 (12.22%) TCP/IP
3 29 (7.23%) SSL
4 26 (6.48%) HTTP
5 22 (5.49%) DNS
6 20 (4.99%) VPN
7 18 (4.49%) SAN
7 18 (4.49%) Firewall
8 13 (3.24%) VoIP
9 12 (2.99%) LAN
9 12 (2.99%) DHCP
10 11 (2.74%) LDAP
11 10 (2.49%) VLAN
11 10 (2.49%) Wireshark
12 9 (2.24%) WAN
13 7 (1.75%) SDH
13 7 (1.75%) 2G
13 7 (1.75%) 2.5G
13 7 (1.75%) 3G
13 7 (1.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (12.72%) SQL Server
2 37 (9.23%) Relational Database
3 29 (7.23%) RDBMS
4 24 (5.99%) NoSQL
5 21 (5.24%) Oracle Database
6 14 (3.49%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.99%) MySQL
8 10 (2.49%) Big Data
9 9 (2.24%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.00%) Redis
10 8 (2.00%) DB2
11 7 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.50%) SimpleDB
12 6 (1.50%) Couchbase
12 6 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.25%) OLTP
13 5 (1.25%) OLAP
13 5 (1.25%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 26 (6.48%) JIRA
2 24 (5.99%) Subversion
3 21 (5.24%) Git (software)
4 18 (4.49%) Visual Studio
5 12 (2.99%) StarTeam
5 12 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (2.99%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.49%) Selenium
6 10 (2.49%) JUnit
6 10 (2.49%) Eclipse
7 9 (2.24%) MSI
8 7 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (1.75%) ClearCase
8 7 (1.75%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.50%) FishEye
9 6 (1.50%) Hudson
9 6 (1.50%) GitLab
10 5 (1.25%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.25%) VisualVM
10 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 96 (23.94%) Finance
2 35 (8.73%) Banking
3 18 (4.49%) Games
4 14 (3.49%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.24%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.49%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.24%) Retail
7 9 (2.24%) Publishing
8 7 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.25%) Legal
10 4 (1.00%) Front Office
11 3 (0.75%) Law
11 3 (0.75%) Marketing
11 3 (0.75%) Billing
11 3 (0.75%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.50%) French Language
12 2 (0.50%) Automotive
12 2 (0.50%) Electronics
13 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 130 (32.42%) Developer
2 71 (17.71%) Analyst
3 30 (7.48%) Consultant
4 29 (7.23%) Architect
5 28 (6.98%) Java Developer
6 24 (5.99%) Test Analyst
7 16 (3.99%) .NET Developer
7 16 (3.99%) C++ Developer
7 16 (3.99%) Technical Consultant
7 16 (3.99%) Administrator
8 14 (3.49%) Support Analyst
9 13 (3.24%) Test Engineer
10 12 (2.99%) DBA
10 12 (2.99%) Technical Analyst
10 12 (2.99%) iOS Developer
11 11 (2.74%) Tester
11 11 (2.74%) C# Developer
11 11 (2.74%) Support Engineer
12 10 (2.49%) Systems Administrator
13 9 (2.24%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (17.21%) XML
2 66 (16.46%) HTML
3 60 (14.96%) Web Services
4 59 (14.71%) .NET
5 39 (9.73%) J2EE
6 35 (8.73%) SOAP
7 30 (7.48%) CSS
8 28 (6.98%) REST
9 25 (6.23%) Spring
9 25 (6.23%) RESTful
10 21 (5.24%) jQuery
11 20 (4.99%) HTML5
12 14 (3.49%) Ajax
13 13 (3.24%) WCF
14 12 (2.99%) ASP.NET
14 12 (2.99%) AngularJS
15 11 (2.74%) .NET Framework
16 10 (2.49%) JSON
16 10 (2.49%) XML-RPC
16 10 (2.49%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.48%) Mobile App
2 30 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.24%) User Experience
3 17 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.74%) N-Tier
5 14 (3.49%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.99%) Data Structures
6 12 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.74%) Visualisation
8 10 (2.49%) Algorithms
8 10 (2.49%) Clustering
9 9 (2.24%) Streaming Media
9 9 (2.24%) Blackberry
9 9 (2.24%) Open Source
10 8 (2.00%) Replication
11 7 (1.75%) NHS
11 7 (1.75%) iPad
11 7 (1.75%) iPhone
11 7 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 163 (40.65%) Windows
2 122 (30.42%) Linux
3 76 (18.95%) UNIX
4 38 (9.48%) Windows 7
5 32 (7.98%) Apple iOS
6 24 (5.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (5.74%) Android
8 14 (3.49%) Solaris
8 14 (3.49%) Windows XP
8 14 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.75%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.00%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.75%) CentOS
12 3 (0.75%) webOS
13 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone 8
13 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (20.70%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (10.97%) OO
3 40 (9.98%) TDD
4 32 (7.98%) SOA
5 31 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (7.48%) Configuration Management
6 30 (7.48%) Migration
7 29 (7.23%) Scrum
8 26 (6.48%) MVC
9 25 (6.23%) ITIL
10 21 (5.24%) OOD
10 21 (5.24%) Project Management
11 20 (4.99%) Multithreading
12 19 (4.74%) Information Management
12 19 (4.74%) Software Engineering
13 17 (4.24%) User Stories
14 16 (3.99%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (3.74%) DevOps
15 15 (3.74%) Load Balancing
15 15 (3.74%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 148 (36.91%) SQL
2 87 (21.70%) Java
3 58 (14.46%) C++
4 50 (12.47%) JavaScript
5 44 (10.97%) Python
6 41 (10.22%) C#
7 25 (6.23%) Bash Shell
8 23 (5.74%) Ruby
9 22 (5.49%) Perl
9 22 (5.49%) PL/SQL
10 19 (4.74%) PHP
11 16 (3.99%) C
12 14 (3.49%) Objective-C
13 13 (3.24%) PowerShell
13 13 (3.24%) T-SQL
14 10 (2.49%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.50%) VB.NET
16 5 (1.25%) SPARQL
17 4 (1.00%) ABAP
17 4 (1.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 61 (15.21%) Security Cleared
2 34 (8.48%) DV Cleared
3 33 (8.23%) SC Cleared
4 27 (6.73%) Degree
5 16 (3.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.24%) VCP4
7 6 (1.50%) MCSE
7 6 (1.50%) ISEB
8 5 (1.25%) CCNA
8 5 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (0.75%) CCNP
9 3 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.75%) PMP
9 3 (0.75%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.50%) MCITP
10 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (10.22%) QA
2 7 (1.75%) SLA
3 3 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (8.98%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.00%) VMware ESX
4 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.00%) MetaFrame
6 4 (1.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.50%) vCloud
7 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.50%) XenServer
7 2 (0.50%) Veritas File System
7 2 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.50%) vSphere
8 1 (0.25%) XenApp
8 1 (0.25%) RACF
Systems Management
1 27 (6.73%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (3.99%) SCCM
3 15 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.24%) Puppet
4 9 (2.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (2.00%) NetBackup
6 7 (1.75%) Salt
7 6 (1.50%) SAP Afaria
7 6 (1.50%) WSUS
7 6 (1.50%) SCOM
7 6 (1.50%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (1.00%) MOM
8 4 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 4 (1.00%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.75%) Nagios
9 3 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 84 (20.95%) Microsoft
2 52 (12.97%) Oracle
3 42 (10.47%) VMware
4 36 (8.98%) HP
5 24 (5.99%) SAP
6 19 (4.74%) Citrix
7 18 (4.49%) Cisco
8 16 (3.99%) Perforce
9 15 (3.74%) IBM
10 14 (3.49%) Apple
11 13 (3.24%) Red Hat
11 13 (3.24%) McAfee
12 11 (2.74%) Sybase
13 9 (2.24%) Dell
13 9 (2.24%) Sun
13 9 (2.24%) Symantec
14 7 (1.75%) Atlassian
15 6 (1.50%) Murex
15 6 (1.50%) Veritas
15 6 (1.50%) CA
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