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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 372 357 307
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -50
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 228 208 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.44% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.43% 1.36% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 130 148
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£375 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £373
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 16
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.95 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -43.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.95 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -39.23%
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
15928 15286 14618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.56% 32.16% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10303 9751 8667
Average daily rate £415 £410 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 620 765
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 November 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 November 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 November 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 +9 76 £375 -6.25% 107
South East -32 38 £400 +28.00% 26
East of England +1 32 £425 +13.33% 7
Yorkshire -13 21 £315 +5.00% 8
South West -20 17 £450 +24.13% 8
North West -13 16 £475 +46.15% 5
West Midlands -11 13 £300 -6.61% 5
East Midlands - 9 £273 - 1
North East -29 5 £451 +9.44% 4
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 149 (33.48%) Windows
2 121 (27.19%) Linux
3 119 (26.74%) Microsoft
4 118 (26.52%) SQL
5 113 (25.39%) Finance
6 79 (17.75%) Web Services
7 77 (17.30%) Agile Software Development
8 73 (16.40%) Java
9 70 (15.73%) TCP/IP
10 63 (14.16%) .NET
11 60 (13.48%) Oracle
12 59 (13.26%) UNIX
13 57 (12.81%) ITIL
14 56 (12.58%) MS Excel
15 55 (12.36%) HTML
16 54 (12.13%) C++
17 53 (11.91%) Active Directory
18 52 (11.69%) SQL Server
19 50 (11.24%) VMware
20 48 (10.79%) C#
21 46 (10.34%) HP
22 45 (10.11%) Migration
22 45 (10.11%) Security Cleared
23 43 (9.66%) Internet
24 41 (9.21%) JavaScript
24 41 (9.21%) OO
24 41 (9.21%) Relational Database
25 40 (8.99%) XML
26 37 (8.31%) Mobile App
26 37 (8.31%) Windows Server 2008

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 32 (7.19%) IIS
2 20 (4.49%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.37%) Apache
4 14 (3.15%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.70%) Node.js
6 11 (2.47%) NetWeaver
7 10 (2.25%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.80%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.57%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (1.57%) CMS
9 7 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.35%) WordPress
11 5 (1.12%) nginx
11 5 (1.12%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.90%) JBoss
12 4 (0.90%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 56 (12.58%) MS Excel
2 33 (7.42%) MS Office
3 7 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.90%) MS Project
5 3 (0.67%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.67%) PaintShop Pro
5 3 (0.67%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.70%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.22%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.57%) IaaS
3 7 (1.57%) SaaS
3 7 (1.57%) PaaS
4 6 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.12%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.12%) Route 53
6 2 (0.45%) Office 365
7 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 70 (15.73%) TCP/IP
2 43 (9.66%) Internet
3 36 (8.09%) HTTP
4 35 (7.87%) DNS
5 32 (7.19%) VPN
6 31 (6.97%) Firewall
7 20 (4.49%) SSL
8 17 (3.82%) VoIP
9 15 (3.37%) DHCP
10 14 (3.15%) LAN
10 14 (3.15%) VLAN
11 13 (2.92%) SAN
12 10 (2.25%) LDAP
12 10 (2.25%) WAN
12 10 (2.25%) SNMP
12 10 (2.25%) Wireless
12 10 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
13 9 (2.02%) iSCSI
13 9 (2.02%) FCoE
13 9 (2.02%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 41 (9.21%) Relational Database
3 31 (6.97%) RDBMS
4 19 (4.27%) NoSQL
5 17 (3.82%) Oracle Database
6 16 (3.60%) DB2
7 15 (3.37%) MySQL
8 11 (2.47%) SAP BW
8 11 (2.47%) MongoDB
9 10 (2.25%) QlikView
10 9 (2.02%) OLTP
10 9 (2.02%) OLAP
10 9 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.80%) Redis
11 8 (1.80%) Big Data
12 6 (1.35%) Couchbase
12 6 (1.35%) SimpleDB
13 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 23 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (4.72%) Subversion
3 18 (4.04%) Git (software)
4 17 (3.82%) JIRA
5 14 (3.15%) Eclipse
6 10 (2.25%) JUnit
6 10 (2.25%) Selenium
7 9 (2.02%) Visual Studio
8 8 (1.80%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (1.57%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.35%) Maven
11 5 (1.12%) StarTeam
11 5 (1.12%) MSI
12 4 (0.90%) Introscope
12 4 (0.90%) Ant
12 4 (0.90%) JBehave
12 4 (0.90%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.90%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.90%) Hudson
12 4 (0.90%) Xcode
General
1 113 (25.39%) Finance
2 28 (6.29%) Banking
3 19 (4.27%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.82%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.47%) Front Office
6 10 (2.25%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.25%) Retail
6 10 (2.25%) Games
7 6 (1.35%) Legal
8 5 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.90%) Back Office
9 4 (0.90%) Automotive
9 4 (0.90%) Marketing
10 3 (0.67%) French Language
10 3 (0.67%) Law
11 2 (0.45%) Electronics
11 2 (0.45%) German Language
12 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 126 (28.31%) Developer
2 97 (21.80%) Analyst
3 36 (8.09%) Consultant
4 23 (5.17%) Support Analyst
5 22 (4.94%) Java Developer
6 19 (4.27%) Administrator
6 19 (4.27%) Project Manager
7 18 (4.04%) Test Analyst
8 17 (3.82%) Architect
8 17 (3.82%) Support Engineer
9 15 (3.37%) Applications Support
9 15 (3.37%) Software Engineer
9 15 (3.37%) Mobile Developer
10 14 (3.15%) iOS Developer
10 14 (3.15%) Tester
10 14 (3.15%) .NET Developer
10 14 (3.15%) C# Developer
11 11 (2.47%) C++ Developer
11 11 (2.47%) Service Manager
11 11 (2.47%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (17.75%) Web Services
2 63 (14.16%) .NET
3 55 (12.36%) HTML
4 40 (8.99%) XML
5 28 (6.29%) RESTful
6 27 (6.07%) HTML5
7 26 (5.84%) CSS
8 25 (5.62%) SOAP
9 22 (4.94%) J2EE
10 16 (3.60%) REST
11 15 (3.37%) ASP.NET
12 14 (3.15%) Cocoa
12 14 (3.15%) Spring
12 14 (3.15%) Cocoa Touch
13 13 (2.92%) Ajax
13 13 (2.92%) .NET Framework
14 11 (2.47%) JSON
15 10 (2.25%) WPF
15 10 (2.25%) jQuery
15 10 (2.25%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.31%) Mobile App
2 27 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.94%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.72%) Open Source
5 20 (4.49%) iPad
6 18 (4.04%) User Experience
7 16 (3.60%) Data Structures
8 14 (3.15%) Blackberry
9 13 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (2.92%) iPhone
9 13 (2.92%) Computer Science
10 11 (2.47%) Enterprise Storage
11 10 (2.25%) N-Tier
11 10 (2.25%) Mainframe
11 10 (2.25%) Streaming Media
12 8 (1.80%) Fixed Income
12 8 (1.80%) Hedge funds
13 7 (1.57%) Fat Client
13 7 (1.57%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 149 (33.48%) Windows
2 121 (27.19%) Linux
3 59 (13.26%) UNIX
4 37 (8.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (7.19%) Windows 7
6 24 (5.39%) Android
6 24 (5.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (5.39%) Apple iOS
7 22 (4.94%) Windows XP
8 11 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (2.02%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.90%) HPUX
10 4 (0.90%) Solaris
11 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.45%) CentOS
11 2 (0.45%) SUSE
11 2 (0.45%) Debian
11 2 (0.45%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (17.30%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (12.81%) ITIL
3 45 (10.11%) Migration
4 41 (9.21%) OO
5 36 (8.09%) TDD
6 31 (6.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 31 (6.97%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (6.07%) Scrum
7 27 (6.07%) Performance Tuning
8 26 (5.84%) Incident Management
8 26 (5.84%) SOA
9 24 (5.39%) Software Engineering
9 24 (5.39%) Performance Testing
10 23 (5.17%) Configuration Management
10 23 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 20 (4.49%) MVC
11 20 (4.49%) DevOps
12 19 (4.27%) iOS Development
12 19 (4.27%) Kanban
13 18 (4.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 118 (26.52%) SQL
2 73 (16.40%) Java
3 54 (12.13%) C++
4 48 (10.79%) C#
5 41 (9.21%) JavaScript
6 31 (6.97%) Python
7 25 (5.62%) PHP
8 22 (4.94%) C
8 22 (4.94%) PowerShell
9 21 (4.72%) Objective-C
10 15 (3.37%) Ruby
10 15 (3.37%) Bash Shell
10 15 (3.37%) PL/SQL
11 14 (3.15%) Shell Script
12 13 (2.92%) Perl
13 11 (2.47%) VB
14 9 (2.02%) VBA
15 6 (1.35%) ActionScript
16 5 (1.12%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.90%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 45 (10.11%) Security Cleared
2 36 (8.09%) Degree
3 32 (7.19%) SC Cleared
4 23 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (3.82%) ISEB
6 16 (3.60%) DV Cleared
7 15 (3.37%) MCSE
8 11 (2.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 8 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.57%) CCNA
10 7 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (1.57%) ISTQB
11 6 (1.35%) CCNP
12 4 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.90%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (0.67%) RHCE
13 3 (0.67%) MCITP
13 3 (0.67%) MCP
14 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.64%) QA
2 13 (2.92%) SLA
3 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (11.91%) Active Directory
2 31 (6.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.27%) vSphere
4 11 (2.47%) VMware ESX
5 10 (2.25%) vCloud
6 9 (2.02%) XenApp
6 9 (2.02%) NFS
7 8 (1.80%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.90%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.90%) MetaFrame
8 4 (0.90%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.45%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.22%) RACF
11 1 (0.22%) NDS
11 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (4.49%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (3.82%) SCCM
3 16 (3.60%) Tivoli
4 14 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.25%) WSUS
6 9 (2.02%) EMC NetWorker
7 8 (1.80%) NetBackup
7 8 (1.80%) Puppet
8 7 (1.57%) Salt
8 7 (1.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (1.35%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 5 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 5 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.12%) SCOM
11 4 (0.90%) DameWare
11 4 (0.90%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.67%) SAP Afaria
12 3 (0.67%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 119 (26.74%) Microsoft
2 60 (13.48%) Oracle
3 50 (11.24%) VMware
4 46 (10.34%) HP
5 36 (8.09%) Cisco
6 33 (7.42%) Citrix
7 29 (6.52%) IBM
8 22 (4.94%) Apple
9 21 (4.72%) SAP
10 15 (3.37%) Dell
10 15 (3.37%) EMC
10 15 (3.37%) Red Hat
11 14 (3.15%) Perforce
12 12 (2.70%) Sybase
13 10 (2.25%) Symantec
13 10 (2.25%) F5
14 9 (2.02%) Websense
15 7 (1.57%) McAfee
15 7 (1.57%) Veritas
16 6 (1.35%) Nortel
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Posted: 1 hour ago
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Rate: £350 to £400 p/day
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Rate: £400 to £500 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
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