The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 63 59 70
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.70% 0.81% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.93% 2.94% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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£220 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.66%
Client/Server
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
205 170 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.78% 27.51% 29.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 93 118
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 6
Average hourly rate £28.00 £15.50 £10.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.64% +48.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.40 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £32.50 £19.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) CSS
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 5 (27.78%) Citrix
5 5 (27.78%) Migration
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Banking
5 5 (27.78%) Investment Banking
5 5 (27.78%) Market Risk
5 5 (27.78%) Multithreading
5 5 (27.78%) UX Design
5 5 (27.78%) User Experience
6 4 (22.22%) Umbraco
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (22.22%) MCITP
6 4 (22.22%) CMS
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (22.22%) MCSE
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
7 3 (16.67%) WPF

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (22.22%) CMS
1 4 (22.22%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) ClearCase
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
2 5 (27.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Release Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
1 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Market Risk
1 5 (27.78%) User Experience
2 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (27.78%) Multithreading
1 5 (27.78%) UX Design
2 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Network Design
3 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) MCSE
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (22.22%) MCITP
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) CA Endevor
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
1 5 (27.78%) Citrix
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Altiris
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft