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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 72 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.34% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.76% 0.71% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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£300 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £53.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-72.64% -11.66%
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
170 140 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 19.54% 21.21% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 75 46
Average daily rate £325 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £160 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Average hourly rate £55.75 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+346.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.00 £17.40 £22.55
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 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 29 August 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) SOAP
1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Korn
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) KDB
2 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) Sybase
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) OWASP
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (12.50%) AppFabric
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (12.50%) XSLT

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) KDB
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Server Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Server Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) SOAP
1 5 (62.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) AppFabric
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
3 1 (12.50%) MSMQ
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) OWASP
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
1 4 (50.00%) Korn
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft