The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 342 332 316
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 66 83 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 1.08% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 54 64
Average daily rate £450 £375 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
+4.64% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.32 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.97 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.29% +19.82%
Client/Server
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7569 7666 8365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.74% 36.15% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5294 5373 5683
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £286 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 151 161
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.02% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.47 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.00 £48.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in London

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in London

Client/Server
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Client/Server Daily Rate Histogram in London

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in London

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +29 8 £425 +21.42% 5
Hammersmith +2 1 - -
Client/Server
England

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 44 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 43 (31.16%) Linux
3 39 (28.26%) Windows
3 39 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (27.54%) SQL
5 35 (25.36%) JavaScript
5 35 (25.36%) Oracle
6 34 (24.64%) Microsoft
7 32 (23.19%) C#
8 31 (22.46%) Shell Script
9 29 (21.01%) Sybase
9 29 (21.01%) .NET
10 28 (20.29%) Replication
11 27 (19.57%) TDD
11 27 (19.57%) Service Management
12 26 (18.84%) Finance
12 26 (18.84%) Oracle Database
13 25 (18.12%) Oracle RMAN
13 25 (18.12%) Incident Management
13 25 (18.12%) Oracle Database 11g
13 25 (18.12%) Data Guard
14 24 (17.39%) Change Management
15 23 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
15 23 (16.67%) Banking
15 23 (16.67%) ITIL
16 21 (15.22%) HTML
16 21 (15.22%) Unix
16 21 (15.22%) Red Hat
16 21 (15.22%) Clustering
17 20 (14.49%) SAN

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 12 (8.70%) IIS
2 8 (5.80%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.35%) Apache
3 6 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.62%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.17%) Confluence
5 3 (2.17%) JBoss
5 3 (2.17%) Jetty
6 1 (0.72%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.72%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.72%) SAS
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.80%) MS Office
3 6 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.90%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.45%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (2.90%) Relativity
3 3 (2.17%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.97%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.62%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.62%) PaaS
4 3 (2.17%) Google App Engine
4 3 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.45%) GitHub
5 2 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.49%) SAN
2 19 (13.77%) Internet
3 10 (7.25%) SMTP
4 9 (6.52%) HTTP
5 8 (5.80%) SSL
5 8 (5.80%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.07%) LAN
7 6 (4.35%) WAN
8 5 (3.62%) VLAN
9 4 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (2.90%) Firewall
9 4 (2.90%) iSCSI
9 4 (2.90%) MPLS
9 4 (2.90%) NAS
9 4 (2.90%) NetScaler
9 4 (2.90%) Network Security
9 4 (2.90%) SNMP
9 4 (2.90%) VPN
10 3 (2.17%) DNS
10 3 (2.17%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 26 (18.84%) Oracle Database
3 25 (18.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 20 (14.49%) Sybase ASE
5 19 (13.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (12.32%) Oracle Reports
7 15 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (9.42%) MySQL
9 11 (7.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (5.80%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (5.80%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (5.07%) Relational Database
11 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (4.35%) NoSQL
13 5 (3.62%) Big Data
13 5 (3.62%) RDBMS
13 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (2.90%) OLAP
15 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (7.97%) Cucumber
2 10 (7.25%) SpecFlow
3 9 (6.52%) NUnit
4 7 (5.07%) Moq
4 7 (5.07%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (4.35%) Selenium
6 5 (3.62%) JIRA
6 5 (3.62%) Subversion
7 4 (2.90%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.90%) Grunt
7 4 (2.90%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.17%) FishEye
8 3 (2.17%) FitNesse
8 3 (2.17%) GitLab
8 3 (2.17%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.17%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.17%) VisualVM
9 2 (1.45%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (1.45%) JUnit
9 2 (1.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 26 (18.84%) Finance
2 23 (16.67%) Banking
3 11 (7.97%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.62%) Front Office
5 5 (3.62%) Games
5 5 (3.62%) Marketing
6 4 (2.90%) Back Office
7 3 (2.17%) Law
7 3 (2.17%) Legal
7 3 (2.17%) Retail
7 3 (2.17%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.72%) Billing
9 1 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (23.19%) Developer
2 28 (20.29%) DBA
2 28 (20.29%) Sybase DBA
3 17 (12.32%) Oracle DBA
4 15 (10.87%) Analyst
5 14 (10.14%) .NET Developer
6 13 (9.42%) C# Developer
7 10 (7.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (5.80%) Consultant
9 8 (5.80%) Linux Support
9 8 (5.80%) Oracle Production DBA
9 8 (5.80%) Production DBA
9 8 (5.80%) Senior DBA
9 8 (5.80%) Senior Sybase DBA
9 8 (5.80%) Sybase Production DBA
10 7 (5.07%) C# Software Engineer
10 7 (5.07%) E-Commerce Engineer
10 7 (5.07%) JavaScript Engineer
10 7 (5.07%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.01%) .NET
2 21 (15.22%) HTML
3 20 (14.49%) AngularJS
4 19 (13.77%) ASP.NET
5 18 (13.04%) Web Services
5 18 (13.04%) XML
6 17 (12.32%) CSS
7 15 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (9.42%) jQuery
9 11 (7.97%) Middleware
10 10 (7.25%) .NET Framework
10 10 (7.25%) Gherkin
11 9 (6.52%) NHibernate
12 8 (5.80%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (5.80%) RESTful
12 8 (5.80%) WCF
13 7 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 7 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 7 (5.07%) Entity Framework
13 7 (5.07%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.29%) Replication
2 21 (15.22%) Clustering
3 13 (9.42%) Computer Science
4 12 (8.70%) Management Information System
5 10 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (5.80%) N-Tier
7 7 (5.07%) Algorithms
7 7 (5.07%) Data Structures
8 6 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (3.62%) Online Games
10 4 (2.90%) Cryptography
10 4 (2.90%) Data Centre
10 4 (2.90%) Derivative
10 4 (2.90%) Equities
10 4 (2.90%) Fixed Income
10 4 (2.90%) PKI
11 3 (2.17%) CESG
11 3 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (2.17%) Public Cloud
12 2 (1.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 43 (31.16%) Linux
2 39 (28.26%) Windows
3 21 (15.22%) Unix
4 20 (14.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (8.70%) Solaris
5 12 (8.70%) Windows Server
6 10 (7.25%) Windows 7
7 9 (6.52%) AIX
8 7 (5.07%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.17%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.45%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (19.57%) Service Management
2 27 (19.57%) TDD
3 25 (18.12%) Incident Management
4 24 (17.39%) Change Management
5 23 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (16.67%) ITIL
6 17 (12.32%) OO
7 16 (11.59%) E-Commerce
8 15 (10.87%) Line Management
8 15 (10.87%) MVC
9 14 (10.14%) Project Management
10 13 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (8.70%) BDD
11 12 (8.70%) Business Analysis
12 10 (7.25%) OOP
12 10 (7.25%) Open Source
12 10 (7.25%) SDLC
12 10 (7.25%) Software Engineering
13 9 (6.52%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.54%) SQL
2 35 (25.36%) JavaScript
3 32 (23.19%) C#
4 31 (22.46%) Shell Script
5 18 (13.04%) Java
6 16 (11.59%) Python
7 11 (7.97%) Ruby
8 9 (6.52%) Perl
9 8 (5.80%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.35%) C++
11 5 (3.62%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.62%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.17%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.45%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.45%) ActionScript 3.0
13 2 (1.45%) C
13 2 (1.45%) Groovy
13 2 (1.45%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.72%) Korn
14 1 (0.72%) sed
Qualifications
1 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.80%) CCNA
2 8 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (5.80%) Degree
2 8 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.90%) CCNP
3 4 (2.90%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (2.90%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 4 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (2.90%) RHCA
3 4 (2.90%) RHCE
3 4 (2.90%) RHCSA
3 4 (2.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.17%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (2.17%) CISSP
5 2 (1.45%) ISEB
5 2 (1.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.70%) QA
2 3 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.45%) SDET
3 2 (1.45%) SLA
4 1 (0.72%) RMADS
System Software
1 18 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.32%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (5.07%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.07%) NFS
3 7 (5.07%) vSphere
4 6 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.62%) XenServer
6 4 (2.90%) iptables
6 4 (2.90%) vCloud
7 3 (2.17%) Ceph
7 3 (2.17%) Sendmail
8 2 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.72%) KVM
9 1 (0.72%) Samba
Systems Management
1 25 (18.12%) Data Guard
1 25 (18.12%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (6.52%) Foglight
3 8 (5.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (3.62%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (2.90%) HAProxy
5 4 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.45%) Ansible
7 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.72%) Puppet
7 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (25.36%) Oracle
2 34 (24.64%) Microsoft
3 29 (21.01%) Sybase
4 21 (15.22%) Red Hat
5 19 (13.77%) SAP
6 10 (7.25%) IBM
7 9 (6.52%) Citrix
7 9 (6.52%) HP
8 8 (5.80%) Imperva
8 8 (5.80%) NetApp
9 7 (5.07%) VMware
10 6 (4.35%) Perforce
11 5 (3.62%) Cisco
11 5 (3.62%) Dell
11 5 (3.62%) Google
12 4 (2.90%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.90%) Brocade
12 4 (2.90%) EMC
12 4 (2.90%) F5
12 4 (2.90%) Murex
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500+ per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £475 to £500 p/day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £310 - 340 per day + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago