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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 323 310 278
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -32
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 75 83 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.39% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 1.03% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 57 57
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £615 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -61.53%
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
7468 8092 7257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.35% 37.54% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5266 5552 5089
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 160 185
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 -1 14 £345 -29.23% 8
Brentford - 2 £400 -
Uxbridge - 1 £375 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Client/Server
England

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 65 (45.14%) SQL
2 57 (39.58%) Windows
3 52 (36.11%) Finance
4 39 (27.08%) Microsoft
5 36 (25.00%) UNIX
5 36 (25.00%) Java
6 34 (23.61%) Linux
7 32 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (19.44%) XML
8 28 (19.44%) .NET
9 23 (15.97%) Banking
10 22 (15.28%) HTML
10 22 (15.28%) SQL Server
10 22 (15.28%) MS Excel
11 20 (13.89%) Windows 7
12 19 (13.19%) OO
13 18 (12.50%) TCP/IP
13 18 (12.50%) Relational Database
14 17 (11.81%) Internet
14 17 (11.81%) C#
15 16 (11.11%) Oracle
15 16 (11.11%) Active Directory
15 16 (11.11%) SOA
15 16 (11.11%) QA
15 16 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (10.42%) TDD
16 15 (10.42%) MS Office
17 14 (9.72%) Investment Banking
18 13 (9.03%) Incident Management
18 13 (9.03%) JIRA

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (6.25%) JBoss
2 8 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 8 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.86%) WebLogic
3 7 (4.86%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.17%) IIS
5 5 (3.47%) CMS
6 4 (2.78%) Apache
7 3 (2.08%) Moodle
7 3 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.39%) SAS
8 2 (1.39%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.39%) Jetty
8 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.39%) Confluence
9 1 (0.69%) nginx
9 1 (0.69%) Quickr
9 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (15.28%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.42%) MS Office
3 3 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.39%) SPSS
5 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.69%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 17 (11.81%) Internet
3 12 (8.33%) SSL
4 9 (6.25%) VPN
4 9 (6.25%) VoIP
5 8 (5.56%) LAN
6 7 (4.86%) LDAP
7 6 (4.17%) WAN
8 5 (3.47%) DNS
8 5 (3.47%) Firewall
9 4 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (2.78%) HTTP
9 4 (2.78%) Cisco IPT
9 4 (2.78%) VLAN
10 3 (2.08%) SAN
11 2 (1.39%) Wireless
11 2 (1.39%) Intranet
12 1 (0.69%) OpenLDAP
12 1 (0.69%) LTE
12 1 (0.69%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 13 (9.03%) RDBMS
4 8 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.86%) Big Data
6 6 (4.17%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.47%) MySQL
8 4 (2.78%) MarkLogic
9 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.39%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (1.39%) MS Access
10 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (9.03%) JIRA
2 10 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.86%) Selenium
4 6 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (3.47%) JUnit
6 4 (2.78%) Maven
6 4 (2.78%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.78%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.08%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.08%) Cobertura
7 3 (2.08%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.08%) Calabash
7 3 (2.08%) CodeNarc
7 3 (2.08%) Xcode
7 3 (2.08%) Spock
8 2 (1.39%) GitLab
8 2 (1.39%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.39%) VisualVM
General
1 52 (36.11%) Finance
2 23 (15.97%) Banking
3 14 (9.72%) Investment Banking
4 9 (6.25%) Games
5 7 (4.86%) Financial Institution
6 6 (4.17%) Publishing
7 5 (3.47%) Retail
8 4 (2.78%) Front Office
9 3 (2.08%) Billing
10 2 (1.39%) Legal
10 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.39%) French Language
11 1 (0.69%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.69%) German Language
11 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.69%) Back Office
11 1 (0.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (30.56%) Developer
2 33 (22.92%) Analyst
3 18 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 12 (8.33%) Consultant
5 9 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 9 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 9 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 8 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (4.86%) IT Support
7 7 (4.86%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.17%) Quality Manager
8 6 (4.17%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.47%) Android Developer
9 5 (3.47%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.47%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.47%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (2.78%) SAP Project Manager
10 4 (2.78%) C# Developer
10 4 (2.78%) PHP Developer
10 4 (2.78%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.44%) XML
1 28 (19.44%) .NET
2 22 (15.28%) HTML
3 12 (8.33%) J2EE
4 11 (7.64%) Web Services
5 10 (6.94%) HTML5
6 8 (5.56%) SOAP
6 8 (5.56%) REST
7 7 (4.86%) Spring
7 7 (4.86%) .NET Framework
8 6 (4.17%) FIXML
8 6 (4.17%) FpML
8 6 (4.17%) CSS
8 6 (4.17%) WPF
9 5 (3.47%) RESTful
9 5 (3.47%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.47%) JRules
10 4 (2.78%) Android SDK
10 4 (2.78%) JSON
10 4 (2.78%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.64%) Mobile App
2 10 (6.94%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.25%) User Experience
3 9 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.56%) Blackberry
5 7 (4.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.47%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (2.78%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.78%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.78%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.78%) Handset
7 4 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (2.08%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.08%) Open Source
8 3 (2.08%) Online Games
8 3 (2.08%) Animation
8 3 (2.08%) E-Learning
9 2 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 57 (39.58%) Windows
2 36 (25.00%) UNIX
3 34 (23.61%) Linux
4 20 (13.89%) Windows 7
5 13 (9.03%) Android
6 12 (8.33%) Apple iOS
7 7 (4.86%) Windows XP
8 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.78%) Windows NT
9 4 (2.78%) Solaris
10 3 (2.08%) CentOS
10 3 (2.08%) webOS
10 3 (2.08%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.39%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (1.39%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (13.19%) OO
3 16 (11.11%) SOA
3 16 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (10.42%) TDD
5 13 (9.03%) Incident Management
5 13 (9.03%) Migration
6 11 (7.64%) Performance Testing
6 11 (7.64%) Regression Testing
7 10 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (6.94%) Project Management
8 9 (6.25%) Multithreading
9 8 (5.56%) MVC
9 8 (5.56%) OOP
9 8 (5.56%) BDD
10 7 (4.86%) Test Planning
11 6 (4.17%) Scrum
11 6 (4.17%) ITIL
11 6 (4.17%) PRINCE2
11 6 (4.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (45.14%) SQL
2 36 (25.00%) Java
3 17 (11.81%) C#
4 13 (9.03%) C++
4 13 (9.03%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 10 (6.94%) Perl
7 6 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.47%) Python
9 4 (2.78%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.78%) ABAP
9 4 (2.78%) PHP
9 4 (2.78%) C
10 3 (2.08%) Korn
11 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.39%) VB
11 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.69%) Scala
12 1 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (8.33%) Degree
2 4 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.08%) PMP
3 3 (2.08%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.39%) RHCE
4 2 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) CCAA
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.69%) MCSE
5 1 (0.69%) CCNA
5 1 (0.69%) ISEB
5 1 (0.69%) CCA
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.11%) QA
2 5 (3.47%) SLA
3 2 (1.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.47%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.78%) Terminal Services
3 4 (2.78%) MetaFrame
4 2 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.39%) vSphere
4 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.39%) XenApp
4 2 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.69%) XenServer
5 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (7.64%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (4.86%) WSUS
3 6 (4.17%) NetBackup
3 6 (4.17%) SCCM
4 2 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.39%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.69%) SCOM
5 1 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.69%) DameWare
5 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 39 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.11%) Oracle
3 13 (9.03%) HP
3 13 (9.03%) Citrix
4 9 (6.25%) Cisco
5 7 (4.86%) IBM
5 7 (4.86%) Dell
5 7 (4.86%) VMware
6 6 (4.17%) Veritas
6 6 (4.17%) Murex
7 5 (3.47%) GigaSpaces
7 5 (3.47%) SAP
7 5 (3.47%) Sybase
7 5 (3.47%) ILOG
7 5 (3.47%) Symantec
8 4 (2.78%) Perforce
8 4 (2.78%) Reuters
8 4 (2.78%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.78%) Apple
8 4 (2.78%) Juniper
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £550 to £580 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £350 to £400 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: 400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £85000 - £86000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 25 days ago