The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 52 50 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.61% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 0.86% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£413 £450 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £53.00 £51.00
% change year-on-year
-72.64% +3.92%
Client/Server
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
135 116 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 27.66% 25.27% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 48 53
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 32
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £27.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -36.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £9.23 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £30.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Client/Server across the Essex region.

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Client/Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the Essex region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Client/Server Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server across the Essex region.

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Brentwood - 1 £240 -
Colchester - - - -
Client/Server
East of England

Client/Server
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Teradata
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) WebFOCUS
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) WebFOCUS
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) MS Access
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) MI Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Teradata
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft