The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 48 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.73% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.00% 2.13% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
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£495 - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.08% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -47.35%
Client/Server
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
100 47 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.23% 16.10% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 22 37
Average daily rate £375 £343 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -9.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £171 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 18
Average hourly rate £44.50 £15.25 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.80% -60.89%
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 Gloucestershire

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Client/Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Client/Server Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheltenham - 7 £495 -
Client/Server
South West

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) DV Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) OOD
2 6 (54.55%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) OO
3 5 (45.45%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) UNIX
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Subversion
5 3 (27.27%) Information Management
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Ruby
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
5 3 (27.27%) 3G
5 3 (27.27%) 2G
5 3 (27.27%) 2.5G
5 3 (27.27%) SDH
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
5 3 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (27.27%) STL
5 3 (27.27%) Perl
5 3 (27.27%) MFC
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
5 3 (27.27%) 4G
5 3 (27.27%) Mobile App

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Wireshark
1 3 (27.27%) 3G
1 3 (27.27%) 2G
1 3 (27.27%) 2.5G
1 3 (27.27%) SDH
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (27.27%) 4G
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
1 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
1 3 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Law
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) C++ Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) STL
1 3 (27.27%) MFC
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) OOD
1 6 (54.55%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Information Management
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Release Management
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) DV Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) XenApp
1 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) VMware
1 1 (9.09%) AppSense
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Citrix
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle