The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 42 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.33% - 1.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% - 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£215 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £325 £368
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.70 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-18.07% -41.00%
Client/Server
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
79 76 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 25.99% 26.30% 33.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 45 55
Average daily rate £225 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.41% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £240 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 26
Average hourly rate £21.25 £43.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.58% +126.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £24.80 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.05 £44.40 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Client/Server
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Red Gate
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Red Gate