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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 447 456 392
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -64
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 167 159 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.32% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 0.95% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 90 147
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £330 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £374
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 7
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +86.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £29.20 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-23.63% +89.65%
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
15130 16749 16870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.60% 33.46% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9835 10681 10852
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 718 709
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +6 72 £450 -14.28% 318
South East +30 32 £375 +7.14% 11
South West +10 22 £330 -17.50% 4
Yorkshire -1 11 £388 - 2
North West +2 9 £375 -25.00% 1
West Midlands -16 7 £452 +41.88% 3
East Midlands -1 6 £500 -13.04%
North East - 5 £475 - 2
East of England -3 2 - - 15
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 147 (44.14%) Windows
2 106 (31.83%) Microsoft
3 86 (25.83%) SQL
4 85 (25.53%) Active Directory
5 84 (25.23%) SQL Server
6 72 (21.62%) Internet
7 68 (20.42%) Java
8 62 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
9 60 (18.02%) Linux
10 59 (17.72%) Security Cleared
11 58 (17.42%) C++
11 58 (17.42%) Finance
12 56 (16.82%) Oracle
13 55 (16.52%) Unix
14 54 (16.22%) .NET
15 51 (15.32%) MS Office
16 49 (14.71%) SC Cleared
17 47 (14.11%) MS Excel
18 44 (13.21%) TCP/IP
18 44 (13.21%) ITIL
19 43 (12.91%) HTML
20 42 (12.61%) VMware
21 40 (12.01%) XML
22 39 (11.71%) C#
23 38 (11.41%) Python
23 38 (11.41%) Windows 7
24 37 (11.11%) C
25 34 (10.21%) Validation
25 34 (10.21%) Degree
26 33 (9.91%) Change Management

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 25 (7.51%) Apache
1 25 (7.51%) MS Exchange
2 15 (4.50%) OpenStack
3 10 (3.00%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.70%) IBM Notes
4 9 (2.70%) IIS
5 7 (2.10%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (1.50%) SAS
7 4 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.20%) CMS
7 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.20%) JBoss
7 4 (1.20%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.60%) Confluence
9 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 51 (15.32%) MS Office
2 47 (14.11%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.40%) MS Project
4 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.20%) Sonata
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.31%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (3.90%) IaaS
2 13 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.90%) PaaS
3 11 (3.30%) Office 365
4 9 (2.70%) SaaS
5 7 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.60%) G Suite
6 2 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.60%) Yammer
7 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 72 (21.62%) Internet
2 44 (13.21%) TCP/IP
3 26 (7.81%) Intranet
4 21 (6.31%) Ethernet
4 21 (6.31%) SMTP
4 21 (6.31%) Wireless
5 20 (6.01%) LAN
6 17 (5.11%) HTTP
6 17 (5.11%) VLAN
7 16 (4.80%) SAN
8 15 (4.50%) DNS
8 15 (4.50%) FTP
9 14 (4.20%) IPsec
9 14 (4.20%) NAS
9 14 (4.20%) SSL
10 13 (3.90%) Extranet
10 13 (3.90%) SSH
11 12 (3.60%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (3.00%) iSCSI
13 8 (2.40%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (25.23%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.11%) MySQL
3 16 (4.80%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.50%) DB2
5 9 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.80%) MS Access
7 6 (1.80%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.50%) Essbase
9 4 (1.20%) OLAP
10 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.90%) SQLPlus
11 2 (0.60%) GIS
11 2 (0.60%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.60%) OLTP
11 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.60%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (0.60%) QlikView
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (8.41%) Git (software)
2 24 (7.21%) Subversion
3 19 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 18 (5.41%) JIRA
5 10 (3.00%) Eclipse
6 8 (2.40%) Selenium
6 8 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.10%) MSI
8 5 (1.50%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.20%) Ant
9 4 (1.20%) HP UFT
9 4 (1.20%) Maven
10 3 (0.90%) Appium
10 3 (0.90%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.90%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.90%) Toad
11 2 (0.60%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (0.60%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.60%) WebDriver
General
1 58 (17.42%) Finance
2 22 (6.61%) Banking
3 21 (6.31%) Retail
4 8 (2.40%) Back Office
4 8 (2.40%) Billing
4 8 (2.40%) Law
5 7 (2.10%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.80%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.80%) Marketing
7 5 (1.50%) Publishing
8 3 (0.90%) Advertising
8 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.90%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.60%) Military
10 1 (0.30%) Automotive
10 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.30%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.30%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (23.12%) Developer
2 45 (13.51%) Analyst
3 32 (9.61%) Architect
4 20 (6.01%) Software Developer
5 17 (5.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 17 (5.11%) Project Manager
6 15 (4.50%) Business Analyst
6 15 (4.50%) Desktop Support
7 14 (4.20%) Support Analyst
8 13 (3.90%) .NET Developer
8 13 (3.90%) Administrator
8 13 (3.90%) C++ Developer
8 13 (3.90%) Consultant
8 13 (3.90%) Java Developer
9 12 (3.60%) Lead Developer
9 12 (3.60%) Senior Developer
9 12 (3.60%) Support Engineer
10 10 (3.00%) Software Engineer
10 10 (3.00%) Technical Leader
11 9 (2.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (16.22%) .NET
2 43 (12.91%) HTML
3 40 (12.01%) XML
4 23 (6.91%) ASP.NET
5 22 (6.61%) LAMP
6 20 (6.01%) Web Services
7 19 (5.71%) HTML5
8 17 (5.11%) XML Messaging
9 15 (4.50%) RabbitMQ
10 14 (4.20%) CSS
11 13 (3.90%) SOAP
12 12 (3.60%) J2EE
13 11 (3.30%) JSP
13 11 (3.30%) MFC
14 10 (3.00%) AngularJS
14 10 (3.00%) CGI
14 10 (3.00%) jQuery
14 10 (3.00%) JSON
14 10 (3.00%) libvirt
15 9 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.91%) Management Information System
2 29 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (7.51%) Data Centre
4 21 (6.31%) Blackberry
5 15 (4.50%) Private Cloud
6 14 (4.20%) CESG
6 14 (4.20%) Computer Science
6 14 (4.20%) Cryptography
7 10 (3.00%) Mainframe
7 10 (3.00%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.40%) Fat Client
8 8 (2.40%) Thin Client
9 7 (2.10%) Public Cloud
9 7 (2.10%) User Experience
10 6 (1.80%) Clustering
10 6 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.80%) EPoS
10 6 (1.80%) Replication
11 5 (1.50%) Fintech
11 5 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 147 (44.14%) Windows
2 60 (18.02%) Linux
3 55 (16.52%) Unix
4 38 (11.41%) Windows 7
5 28 (8.41%) Apple iOS
5 28 (8.41%) Windows Server
6 18 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (4.20%) Windows Vista
8 13 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (3.60%) Windows 8
10 10 (3.00%) MVS
11 9 (2.70%) Windows 10
12 8 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (2.10%) Solaris
14 6 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.80%) Ubuntu
15 5 (1.50%) Android
15 5 (1.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (1.20%) SUSE
16 4 (1.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (13.21%) ITIL
3 34 (10.21%) Validation
4 33 (9.91%) Change Management
5 30 (9.01%) Migration
5 30 (9.01%) Scrum
6 29 (8.71%) OO
7 28 (8.41%) Project Management
8 26 (7.81%) Configuration Management
8 26 (7.81%) SDLC
8 26 (7.81%) Time Management
9 23 (6.91%) Business Analysis
9 23 (6.91%) Release Management
10 22 (6.61%) Web Development
11 21 (6.31%) Load Balancing
12 20 (6.01%) PRINCE2
12 20 (6.01%) Unit Testing
13 19 (5.71%) DevOps
13 19 (5.71%) Open Source
14 17 (5.11%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (25.83%) SQL
2 68 (20.42%) Java
3 58 (17.42%) C++
4 39 (11.71%) C#
5 38 (11.41%) Python
6 37 (11.11%) C
7 28 (8.41%) VB
8 23 (6.91%) VBScript
9 21 (6.31%) PowerShell
10 20 (6.01%) Perl
11 15 (4.50%) Bash Shell
11 15 (4.50%) COBOL
12 14 (4.20%) JavaScript
13 12 (3.60%) VB.NET
13 12 (3.60%) VC++
14 10 (3.00%) Go
14 10 (3.00%) JCL
15 7 (2.10%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.80%) PHP
16 6 (1.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (17.72%) Security Cleared
2 49 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 34 (10.21%) Degree
4 25 (7.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (6.61%) MCSE
6 21 (6.31%) MCSA
7 19 (5.71%) MCDST
8 17 (5.11%) ACDT
8 17 (5.11%) ACHDS
8 17 (5.11%) ACTC
8 17 (5.11%) MCP
8 17 (5.11%) MCSM
8 17 (5.11%) Network+ Certification
9 14 (4.20%) CESG Certified Professional
9 14 (4.20%) CISSP
10 12 (3.60%) CCNA
10 12 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (3.30%) CCNP
12 10 (3.00%) A+ Certification
12 10 (3.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.31%) QA
2 8 (2.40%) RMADS
2 8 (2.40%) SLA
3 6 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.60%) WCAG
5 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.30%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.30%) SDET
System Software
1 85 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 29 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (6.61%) Virtual Servers
4 19 (5.71%) NFS
5 15 (4.50%) iptables
6 11 (3.30%) Hyper-V
6 11 (3.30%) Sendmail
7 10 (3.00%) KVM
7 10 (3.00%) XenServer
8 7 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.50%) Docker
9 5 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.20%) Squid
11 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (7.81%) SCCM
2 16 (4.80%) Puppet
3 15 (4.50%) HAProxy
4 9 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (2.40%) SCOrch
5 8 (2.40%) SCSM
6 7 (2.10%) WSUS
7 6 (1.80%) SCOM
8 5 (1.50%) DameWare
8 5 (1.50%) SCDPM
8 5 (1.50%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.30%) Control-M
10 1 (0.30%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.30%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.30%) Nagios
10 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.30%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 106 (31.83%) Microsoft
2 56 (16.82%) Oracle
3 42 (12.61%) VMware
4 33 (9.91%) Citrix
5 19 (5.71%) Apple
6 17 (5.11%) HP
7 11 (3.30%) Cisco
7 11 (3.30%) Sybase
8 9 (2.70%) Lotus
9 6 (1.80%) Dell
9 6 (1.80%) LANDesk
10 5 (1.50%) Adobe
10 5 (1.50%) NetApp
10 5 (1.50%) Perforce
10 5 (1.50%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.50%) Sun
10 5 (1.50%) Telerik
10 5 (1.50%) Wyse
11 4 (1.20%) EMC
11 4 (1.20%) Juniper
Blandford Forum, Dorset
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day TBC
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £475 p/day
Posted: 19 days ago