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 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 347 331 280
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -51
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 66 88 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.37% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 0.99% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 60 75
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£375 £429 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.53% +0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+24.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £29.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 - £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -50.00%
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
7891 8858 7697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.94% 37.23% 36.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5645 6160 5337
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 159 199
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.84 £20.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.67% +15.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 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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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 -8 17 £340 -15.00% 7
Uxbridge - 1 £375 - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Client/Server
England

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 63 (40.65%) SQL
2 55 (35.48%) Windows
3 52 (33.55%) Finance
4 44 (28.39%) Microsoft
5 34 (21.94%) Java
6 32 (20.65%) Linux
7 30 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (18.71%) .NET
9 27 (17.42%) SQL Server
9 27 (17.42%) UNIX
9 27 (17.42%) MS Excel
10 26 (16.77%) HTML
11 25 (16.13%) Active Directory
12 24 (15.48%) TCP/IP
13 23 (14.84%) OO
13 23 (14.84%) Banking
14 21 (13.55%) Oracle
15 20 (12.90%) C#
16 19 (12.26%) MS Office
16 19 (12.26%) Windows 7
17 18 (11.61%) JavaScript
18 17 (10.97%) XML
18 17 (10.97%) HP
18 17 (10.97%) User Acceptance Testing
18 17 (10.97%) Relational Database
19 16 (10.32%) Mobile App
19 16 (10.32%) Citrix
19 16 (10.32%) Web Services
20 15 (9.68%) C++
20 15 (9.68%) Cisco

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 11 (7.10%) IIS
2 10 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.87%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.23%) Apache
4 5 (3.23%) CMS
4 5 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.94%) Moodle
6 3 (1.94%) Confluence
6 3 (1.94%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.94%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.29%) SAS
7 2 (1.29%) CICS
7 2 (1.29%) JBoss
7 2 (1.29%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.65%) nginx
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (17.42%) MS Excel
2 19 (12.26%) MS Office
3 4 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.29%) SPSS
5 1 (0.65%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.48%) TCP/IP
2 13 (8.39%) VPN
2 13 (8.39%) DNS
3 12 (7.74%) Internet
4 9 (5.81%) Firewall
4 9 (5.81%) VoIP
5 8 (5.16%) SSL
6 7 (4.52%) HTTP
6 7 (4.52%) LAN
6 7 (4.52%) VLAN
7 6 (3.87%) LDAP
7 6 (3.87%) SAN
8 5 (3.23%) SNMP
8 5 (3.23%) WAN
8 5 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (2.58%) FCoE
9 4 (2.58%) Multicast
9 4 (2.58%) Cisco IPT
9 4 (2.58%) iSCSI
9 4 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.42%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.97%) Relational Database
3 11 (7.10%) RDBMS
4 7 (4.52%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.52%) Big Data
4 7 (4.52%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.87%) MySQL
6 4 (2.58%) MarkLogic
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.29%) DB2
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (1.29%) MS Access
7 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (8.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (7.10%) JIRA
3 7 (4.52%) Selenium
4 6 (3.87%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (3.23%) JUnit
6 4 (2.58%) Maven
6 4 (2.58%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.58%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.94%) Cobertura
7 3 (1.94%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.94%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.94%) Calabash
7 3 (1.94%) CodeNarc
7 3 (1.94%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.94%) Jasmine
7 3 (1.94%) Spock
7 3 (1.94%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.94%) Xcode
8 2 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 52 (33.55%) Finance
2 23 (14.84%) Banking
3 14 (9.03%) Investment Banking
4 10 (6.45%) Front Office
5 7 (4.52%) Games
6 6 (3.87%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.87%) Publishing
7 4 (2.58%) Retail
8 3 (1.94%) Legal
9 2 (1.29%) Back Office
9 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.29%) Billing
9 2 (1.29%) French Language
10 1 (0.65%) German Language
10 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.65%) Law
10 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (31.61%) Developer
2 37 (23.87%) Analyst
3 13 (8.39%) Test Analyst
4 12 (7.74%) Support Analyst
5 11 (7.10%) Consultant
6 10 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.16%) Service Manager
7 8 (5.16%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.52%) Applications Support
8 7 (4.52%) C# Developer
9 6 (3.87%) Quality Manager
9 6 (3.87%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.87%) IT Support
9 6 (3.87%) Android Developer
10 5 (3.23%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (3.23%) Business Consultant
10 5 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
10 5 (3.23%) Service Analyst
10 5 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.71%) .NET
2 26 (16.77%) HTML
3 17 (10.97%) XML
4 16 (10.32%) Web Services
5 14 (9.03%) HTML5
6 9 (5.81%) .NET Framework
7 8 (5.16%) WPF
7 8 (5.16%) RESTful
8 7 (4.52%) CSS
9 6 (3.87%) REST
9 6 (3.87%) AngularJS
9 6 (3.87%) Android SDK
10 5 (3.23%) J2EE
10 5 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (3.23%) Spring
10 5 (3.23%) WinForms
11 4 (2.58%) JSON
11 4 (2.58%) SOAP
11 4 (2.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (2.58%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.32%) Mobile App
2 13 (8.39%) Management Information System
3 11 (7.10%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.10%) User Experience
4 10 (6.45%) Blackberry
5 8 (5.16%) Fixed Income
6 7 (4.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.23%) Data Structures
8 5 (3.23%) Algorithms
8 5 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (3.23%) Animation
9 4 (2.58%) Online Games
9 4 (2.58%) Hedge funds
9 4 (2.58%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (2.58%) Handset
10 3 (1.94%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.94%) NHS
10 3 (1.94%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.94%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (35.48%) Windows
2 32 (20.65%) Linux
3 27 (17.42%) UNIX
4 19 (12.26%) Windows 7
5 12 (7.74%) Android
6 10 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.45%) Windows XP
7 9 (5.81%) Apple iOS
8 5 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.58%) Solaris
10 3 (1.94%) CentOS
10 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.29%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (1.29%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.29%) webOS
12 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.65%) zOS
12 1 (0.65%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (14.84%) OO
3 17 (10.97%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (9.68%) Migration
5 13 (8.39%) TDD
5 13 (8.39%) Incident Management
6 12 (7.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (7.74%) ITIL
7 11 (7.10%) Performance Testing
7 11 (7.10%) Multithreading
8 10 (6.45%) SOA
8 10 (6.45%) Service Management
9 9 (5.81%) Change Management
9 9 (5.81%) Regression Testing
9 9 (5.81%) OOP
9 9 (5.81%) MVC
9 9 (5.81%) Business Analysis
10 8 (5.16%) Test Scripting
11 6 (3.87%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (3.87%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (40.65%) SQL
2 34 (21.94%) Java
3 20 (12.90%) C#
4 18 (11.61%) JavaScript
5 15 (9.68%) C++
6 12 (7.74%) PL/SQL
7 8 (5.16%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.52%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.52%) Perl
9 6 (3.87%) PHP
9 6 (3.87%) VB
10 5 (3.23%) C
11 4 (2.58%) VBA
11 4 (2.58%) Python
11 4 (2.58%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.94%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.94%) VBScript
12 3 (1.94%) COBOL
13 2 (1.29%) VC++
13 2 (1.29%) KiXtart
Qualifications
1 14 (9.03%) Degree
2 9 (5.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.58%) MCSE
4 4 (2.58%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.94%) RHCE
6 2 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.29%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) CCAA
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.65%) CCNA
7 1 (0.65%) ISEB
7 1 (0.65%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.81%) QA
2 6 (3.87%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.87%) vSphere
3 6 (3.87%) VMware ESX
4 5 (3.23%) vCloud
5 4 (2.58%) NFS
5 4 (2.58%) MetaFrame
5 4 (2.58%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.29%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.29%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.29%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.29%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.29%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.29%) XenApp
7 1 (0.65%) XenServer
7 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.65%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (5.16%) WSUS
2 7 (4.52%) NetBackup
2 7 (4.52%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (3.87%) SCCM
4 4 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.58%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.94%) DameWare
6 2 (1.29%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.29%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.29%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (28.39%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.55%) Oracle
3 17 (10.97%) HP
4 16 (10.32%) Citrix
5 15 (9.68%) Cisco
5 15 (9.68%) IBM
6 13 (8.39%) VMware
7 11 (7.10%) Dell
8 8 (5.16%) EMC
9 7 (4.52%) Veritas
10 6 (3.87%) Sybase
10 6 (3.87%) Reuters
10 6 (3.87%) Bloomberg
10 6 (3.87%) Symantec
11 5 (3.23%) Perforce
11 5 (3.23%) GigaSpaces
11 5 (3.23%) F5
12 4 (2.58%) Websense
13 3 (1.94%) Wyse
13 3 (1.94%) NetApp
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £350 to £400 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
New Gen Technology
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day + Extension
Posted: 11 days ago