The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 13 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.82% 5.47% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.81% 17.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £550 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.97 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+38.29% +29.04%
Client/Server
Suffolk

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

Miscellaneous Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
27 40 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 32.53% 31.25% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 15
Average daily rate £275 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -52.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Information Management
3 9 (69.23%) Visualisation
4 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
4 8 (61.54%) User Stories
5 6 (46.15%) Hadoop
5 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (46.15%) Big Data
6 5 (38.46%) Python
6 5 (38.46%) Apache Hive
6 5 (38.46%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (38.46%) Kibana
6 5 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (38.46%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (30.77%) Check_MK
7 4 (30.77%) Spark Streaming
7 4 (30.77%) Apache Spark
7 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 4 (30.77%) Unix
7 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (30.77%) Java
7 4 (30.77%) Perl
7 4 (30.77%) Data Mining
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
9 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (15.38%) MDX

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 5 (38.46%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (30.77%) Apache Spark
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Big Data
1 6 (46.15%) Hadoop
2 5 (38.46%) Apache Hive
3 4 (30.77%) Data Mining
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) OLAP
5 2 (15.38%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
5 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.69%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Big Data Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Test Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Platform Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Business Process Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Hadoop Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Data Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Spark Streaming
2 2 (15.38%) J2EE
2 2 (15.38%) MDX
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ADO
3 1 (7.69%) ELK Stack
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Visualisation
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 1 (7.69%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Information Management
2 8 (61.54%) User Stories
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (38.46%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) Server Hardening
6 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Analytics
7 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.69%) OO
7 1 (7.69%) OOD
7 1 (7.69%) Process Management
7 1 (7.69%) SDLC
7 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) UML
7 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Kibana
2 4 (30.77%) Check_MK
3 1 (7.69%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Cloudera
2 1 (7.69%) Kofax