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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 302 302 313
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 106 106 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.45% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.36% 1.22% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 79 51
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£450 £413 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £18.50 £41.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.87% +156.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £41.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £41.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.68 £24.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-34.68% -14.28%
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
7816 8719 8538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.93% 37.38% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5334 6156 5921
Average daily rate £475 £450 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 148 172
Average hourly rate £17.87 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.55 £41.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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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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 +14 31 £456 +14.06% 7
Hammersmith - 5 £471 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Client/Server
England

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 82 (44.57%) SQL
2 81 (44.02%) Windows
3 71 (38.59%) Finance
4 58 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (28.80%) Java
6 51 (27.72%) XML
7 45 (24.46%) Microsoft
8 42 (22.83%) Linux
8 42 (22.83%) .NET
9 39 (21.20%) UNIX
10 36 (19.57%) HTML
10 36 (19.57%) SQL Server
11 33 (17.93%) Internet
12 30 (16.30%) SOA
12 30 (16.30%) Multithreading
13 27 (14.67%) QA
14 26 (14.13%) TCP/IP
14 26 (14.13%) SSL
14 26 (14.13%) J2EE
14 26 (14.13%) Web Services
15 25 (13.59%) WebSphere
16 22 (11.96%) TDD
16 22 (11.96%) MS Excel
17 21 (11.41%) JBoss
17 21 (11.41%) C#
17 21 (11.41%) Banking
18 20 (10.87%) JavaScript
18 20 (10.87%) OO
19 19 (10.33%) Games
19 19 (10.33%) IIS

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 25 (13.59%) WebSphere
2 21 (11.41%) JBoss
3 19 (10.33%) IIS
4 18 (9.78%) Tomcat
5 16 (8.70%) WebLogic
6 7 (3.80%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.26%) Confluence
7 6 (3.26%) CMS
8 5 (2.72%) Jetty
9 4 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (2.17%) MS Exchange
9 4 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.63%) Apache
10 3 (1.63%) SAS
10 3 (1.63%) Moodle
11 2 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.54%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.54%) Mule
Applications
1 22 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.98%) MS Office
3 7 (3.80%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.09%) SPSS
5 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.54%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.63%) SaaS
2 3 (1.63%) PaaS
3 2 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (17.93%) Internet
2 26 (14.13%) TCP/IP
2 26 (14.13%) SSL
3 15 (8.15%) VPN
4 13 (7.07%) LAN
5 12 (6.52%) WAN
6 11 (5.98%) VLAN
7 9 (4.89%) Firewall
7 9 (4.89%) SAN
8 7 (3.80%) MPLS
8 7 (3.80%) LDAP
8 7 (3.80%) SNMP
8 7 (3.80%) SMTP
8 7 (3.80%) NetScaler
8 7 (3.80%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (3.26%) Network Security
9 6 (3.26%) HTTP
10 5 (2.72%) DNS
11 4 (2.17%) VoIP
11 4 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.15%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.43%) Big Data
4 7 (3.80%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.26%) MySQL
6 5 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.72%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.17%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.54%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.54%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.54%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 11 (5.98%) JIRA
2 8 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.80%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.26%) FishEye
4 6 (3.26%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.72%) VisualVM
5 5 (2.72%) GitLab
5 5 (2.72%) IntelliJ
5 5 (2.72%) SoapUI
5 5 (2.72%) Maven
6 4 (2.17%) Selenium
6 4 (2.17%) FitNesse
6 4 (2.17%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.63%) Rational Rose
7 3 (1.63%) Subversion
8 2 (1.09%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.09%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.09%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 71 (38.59%) Finance
2 21 (11.41%) Banking
3 19 (10.33%) Games
4 14 (7.61%) Financial Institution
5 8 (4.35%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.80%) Retail
7 6 (3.26%) Publishing
8 5 (2.72%) Legal
8 5 (2.72%) Marketing
9 3 (1.63%) Front Office
9 3 (1.63%) Back Office
9 3 (1.63%) Online Betting
9 3 (1.63%) Billing
10 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.09%) Advertising
10 2 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.54%) Law
11 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (38.04%) Developer
2 31 (16.85%) Analyst
3 20 (10.87%) Consultant
4 18 (9.78%) Architect
5 17 (9.24%) Java Developer
6 16 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
7 14 (7.61%) Test Analyst
8 9 (4.89%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.35%) C++ Developer
9 8 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (3.80%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.80%) Tester
10 7 (3.80%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (3.26%) Test Engineer
11 6 (3.26%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.26%) Applications Support
11 6 (3.26%) Administrator
11 6 (3.26%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.26%) AWS Developer
12 5 (2.72%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (27.72%) XML
2 42 (22.83%) .NET
3 36 (19.57%) HTML
4 26 (14.13%) J2EE
4 26 (14.13%) Web Services
5 17 (9.24%) SOAP
6 16 (8.70%) REST
7 14 (7.61%) Java RMI
7 14 (7.61%) XML-RPC
8 12 (6.52%) HTML5
9 9 (4.89%) .NET Framework
9 9 (4.89%) WCF
9 9 (4.89%) Spring
10 8 (4.35%) RESTful
10 8 (4.35%) ASP.NET
10 8 (4.35%) CSS
10 8 (4.35%) JDBC
10 8 (4.35%) WinForms
10 8 (4.35%) AngularJS
11 7 (3.80%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.43%) User Experience
3 9 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.80%) Public Cloud
4 7 (3.80%) PKI
5 6 (3.26%) Derivative
5 6 (3.26%) Online Games
5 6 (3.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (3.26%) N-Tier
5 6 (3.26%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.72%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.72%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (2.72%) NHS
7 4 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.17%) Open Source
7 4 (2.17%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.17%) Handset
7 4 (2.17%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 81 (44.02%) Windows
2 42 (22.83%) Linux
3 39 (21.20%) UNIX
4 15 (8.15%) Windows 7
5 13 (7.07%) Apple iOS
6 11 (5.98%) Android
6 11 (5.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.17%) webOS
8 4 (2.17%) CentOS
8 4 (2.17%) Windows NT
9 3 (1.63%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.09%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (1.09%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.54%) Solaris
11 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (16.30%) SOA
2 30 (16.30%) Multithreading
3 22 (11.96%) TDD
4 20 (10.87%) OO
5 17 (9.24%) Project Management
6 15 (8.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (8.15%) Test Planning
7 12 (6.52%) Performance Testing
7 12 (6.52%) Process Management
8 11 (5.98%) Scrum
9 10 (5.43%) System Testing
9 10 (5.43%) E-Commerce
9 10 (5.43%) ITIL
9 10 (5.43%) Regression Testing
10 9 (4.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (4.89%) Concurrent Programming
10 9 (4.89%) MVC
10 9 (4.89%) Analytics
10 9 (4.89%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 82 (44.57%) SQL
2 53 (28.80%) Java
3 21 (11.41%) C#
4 20 (10.87%) JavaScript
5 14 (7.61%) PL/SQL
5 14 (7.61%) C++
6 8 (4.35%) Perl
6 8 (4.35%) VB
7 7 (3.80%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.80%) Python
8 6 (3.26%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.72%) PHP
10 4 (2.17%) ABAP
10 4 (2.17%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.17%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.63%) C
11 3 (1.63%) Ruby
11 3 (1.63%) Korn
12 2 (1.09%) VB6
12 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (9.24%) Degree
2 5 (2.72%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 4 (2.17%) PMP
3 4 (2.17%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.63%) CCNP
4 3 (1.63%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.63%) VCAP
5 1 (0.54%) CISA
5 1 (0.54%) CISM
5 1 (0.54%) CISSP
5 1 (0.54%) CCNA
5 1 (0.54%) CCA
5 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) CRISC
5 1 (0.54%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (14.67%) QA
2 7 (3.80%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.17%) SLA
4 2 (1.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (10.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.35%) vSphere
4 7 (3.80%) vCloud
5 4 (2.17%) XenServer
6 3 (1.63%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.09%) XenApp
7 2 (1.09%) MetaFrame
7 2 (1.09%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.09%) WSUS
2 2 (1.09%) SCCM
2 2 (1.09%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.09%) MOM
2 2 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.54%) DameWare
3 1 (0.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (24.46%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.78%) Oracle
3 17 (9.24%) VMware
4 12 (6.52%) HP
4 12 (6.52%) Citrix
5 11 (5.98%) Dell
5 11 (5.98%) Cisco
6 10 (5.43%) IBM
6 10 (5.43%) Juniper
7 8 (4.35%) NetApp
8 7 (3.80%) CheckPoint
8 7 (3.80%) CommVault
8 7 (3.80%) F5
8 7 (3.80%) Atlassian
8 7 (3.80%) Brocade
9 6 (3.26%) Apple
10 5 (2.72%) Perforce
10 5 (2.72%) ILOG
11 4 (2.17%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.17%) Sitecore
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £550 to £600 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
OCC Computer personnel
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago