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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 305 321 264
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -57
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 105 103 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.41% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.42% 1.26% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 71 86
Average daily rate
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£375 £426 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £563 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.33 - £16.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 - £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.06 - £20.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £53.00 £55.50
% change year-on-year
-72.64% -4.50%
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
7417 8177 8232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.55% 32.44% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4918 5623 5610
Average daily rate £450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £640 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 173 219
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £13.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 +18 19 £375 -11.86% 6
Harrow - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Client/Server
England

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 71 (35.32%) Finance
2 61 (30.35%) Microsoft
3 53 (26.37%) Linux
3 53 (26.37%) Windows
4 49 (24.38%) C#
4 49 (24.38%) SQL
4 49 (24.38%) TCP/IP
5 46 (22.89%) SQL Server
6 45 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (21.89%) HTML
8 43 (21.39%) .NET
9 37 (18.41%) Java
10 35 (17.41%) Web Services
11 33 (16.42%) Oracle
12 30 (14.93%) UNIX
13 29 (14.43%) OO
13 29 (14.43%) Web Development
14 27 (13.43%) Banking
14 27 (13.43%) MS Excel
15 26 (12.94%) Degree
16 25 (12.44%) QA
16 25 (12.44%) Active Directory
17 24 (11.94%) XML
17 24 (11.94%) IIS
17 24 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
17 24 (11.94%) HTML5
18 22 (10.95%) Cisco
19 21 (10.45%) JavaScript
19 21 (10.45%) ITIL
19 21 (10.45%) Performance Testing

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 24 (11.94%) IIS
2 8 (3.98%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (3.48%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.48%) CMS
4 6 (2.99%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.49%) WordPress
5 5 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.99%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.49%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.49%) Confluence
7 3 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.00%) EPiServer CMS
8 2 (1.00%) Apache
8 2 (1.00%) CICS
9 1 (0.50%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 27 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.96%) MS Office
3 6 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.00%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.50%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (24.38%) TCP/IP
2 20 (9.95%) Firewall
3 19 (9.45%) VPN
3 19 (9.45%) DNS
4 17 (8.46%) Internet
5 16 (7.96%) HTTP
6 12 (5.97%) VLAN
7 11 (5.47%) Multicast
7 11 (5.47%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (4.98%) iSCSI
8 10 (4.98%) SNMP
8 10 (4.98%) FCoE
9 8 (3.98%) SSH
9 8 (3.98%) LAN
9 8 (3.98%) VoIP
10 7 (3.48%) WAN
11 5 (2.49%) LDAP
11 5 (2.49%) DHCP
12 4 (1.99%) Intranet
12 4 (1.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (22.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.97%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.49%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.49%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.49%) MySQL
5 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.99%) DB2
6 3 (1.49%) MS Access
6 3 (1.49%) QlikView
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.50%) Ingres
8 1 (0.50%) DataStage
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.50%) KDB
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (7.46%) Selenium
3 12 (5.97%) FitNesse
4 9 (4.48%) Rational Rose
5 5 (2.49%) JIRA
6 3 (1.49%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (1.49%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.49%) Xcode
6 3 (1.49%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.00%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.00%) Introscope
7 2 (1.00%) JUnit
7 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.50%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.50%) LoadUI
8 1 (0.50%) VisualVM
8 1 (0.50%) Calabash
General
1 71 (35.32%) Finance
2 27 (13.43%) Banking
3 13 (6.47%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.48%) Games
4 9 (4.48%) Front Office
4 9 (4.48%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.99%) Back Office
6 4 (1.99%) French Language
6 4 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.49%) Retail
8 2 (1.00%) Marketing
8 2 (1.00%) German Language
8 2 (1.00%) Legal
8 2 (1.00%) Electronics
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 91 (45.27%) Developer
2 40 (19.90%) Analyst
3 25 (12.44%) .NET Developer
4 16 (7.96%) C# Developer
4 16 (7.96%) Test Analyst
5 15 (7.46%) Consultant
6 14 (6.97%) Java Developer
7 13 (6.47%) QA Analyst
8 10 (4.98%) Android Developer
8 10 (4.98%) Tester
9 9 (4.48%) Administrator
9 9 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (4.48%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (3.98%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (3.98%) Automation Tester
10 8 (3.98%) Applications Support
10 8 (3.98%) Service Analyst
11 7 (3.48%) iOS Developer
11 7 (3.48%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.48%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (21.89%) HTML
2 43 (21.39%) .NET
3 35 (17.41%) Web Services
4 24 (11.94%) XML
4 24 (11.94%) HTML5
5 19 (9.45%) CSS
5 19 (9.45%) .NET Framework
6 18 (8.96%) RESTful
7 17 (8.46%) jQuery
7 17 (8.46%) WinForms
8 15 (7.46%) ASP.NET
9 11 (5.47%) FIX Protocol
9 11 (5.47%) Ajax
10 8 (3.98%) WCF
10 8 (3.98%) Backbone.js
10 8 (3.98%) D3.js
10 8 (3.98%) AngularJS
11 7 (3.48%) Android SDK
12 6 (2.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (2.99%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.96%) Mobile App
2 11 (5.47%) Blackberry
2 11 (5.47%) Animation
3 10 (4.98%) Hedge funds
4 9 (4.48%) Streaming Media
5 8 (3.98%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.48%) Mainframe
7 6 (2.99%) Online Games
7 6 (2.99%) Smartcard
8 5 (2.49%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.49%) Derivative
9 4 (1.99%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.49%) NHS
10 3 (1.49%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.49%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.49%) iPad
10 3 (1.49%) Social Network
10 3 (1.49%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 53 (26.37%) Linux
1 53 (26.37%) Windows
2 30 (14.93%) UNIX
3 15 (7.46%) Android
4 14 (6.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.98%) Windows 7
6 9 (4.48%) Windows XP
7 7 (3.48%) Solaris
7 7 (3.48%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.99%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.00%) Debian
12 1 (0.50%) zOS
12 1 (0.50%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.50%) SUSE
12 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (14.43%) OO
2 29 (14.43%) Web Development
3 21 (10.45%) ITIL
3 21 (10.45%) Performance Testing
4 19 (9.45%) Test Scripting
5 18 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (8.96%) MVC
6 17 (8.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (7.46%) OOD
7 15 (7.46%) Service Management
7 15 (7.46%) Migration
7 15 (7.46%) TDD
7 15 (7.46%) DevOps
8 14 (6.97%) E-Commerce
9 13 (6.47%) UML
9 13 (6.47%) Incident Management
10 12 (5.97%) Automated Testing
10 12 (5.97%) Multithreading
10 12 (5.97%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (24.38%) C#
1 49 (24.38%) SQL
2 37 (18.41%) Java
3 21 (10.45%) JavaScript
4 16 (7.96%) C++
5 14 (6.97%) PowerShell
6 13 (6.47%) C
7 12 (5.97%) VB
8 11 (5.47%) VBA
9 10 (4.98%) Objective-C
9 10 (4.98%) PL/SQL
10 9 (4.48%) PHP
11 8 (3.98%) Python
12 7 (3.48%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.49%) Perl
14 4 (1.99%) RPG
15 2 (1.00%) Groovy
15 2 (1.00%) C++/CLI
15 2 (1.00%) COBOL
15 2 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (12.94%) Degree
2 8 (3.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.49%) Sun Certification
3 5 (2.49%) MCSE
4 4 (1.99%) ISEB
5 3 (1.49%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.00%) MCP
6 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.00%) RHCE
6 2 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.50%) CCEE
7 1 (0.50%) CCIA
7 1 (0.50%) CCEA
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.50%) CCA
7 1 (0.50%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.44%) QA
2 9 (4.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) Basel III
System Software
1 25 (12.44%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.47%) vSphere
4 10 (4.98%) NFS
4 10 (4.98%) vCloud
5 7 (3.48%) RHEV
6 4 (1.99%) XenApp
6 4 (1.99%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.49%) NDS
7 3 (1.49%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.00%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.50%) RACF
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.50%) XenServer
9 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (4.98%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.99%) SCCM
5 3 (1.49%) DameWare
5 3 (1.49%) WSUS
6 2 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.00%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.00%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.00%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.50%) SCSM
7 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.50%) MOM
7 1 (0.50%) SCOM
7 1 (0.50%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 61 (30.35%) Microsoft
2 33 (16.42%) Oracle
3 22 (10.95%) Cisco
4 19 (9.45%) IBM
4 19 (9.45%) HP
5 18 (8.96%) VMware
6 14 (6.97%) Citrix
7 13 (6.47%) EMC
8 10 (4.98%) Websense
8 10 (4.98%) Sun
8 10 (4.98%) F5
9 9 (4.48%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.98%) Sybase
10 8 (3.98%) Dell
11 5 (2.49%) Perforce
12 4 (1.99%) TIBCO
12 4 (1.99%) Reuters
12 4 (1.99%) Bloomberg
12 4 (1.99%) Lotus
13 3 (1.49%) Facebook
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £500 - £550 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day + 6 Month Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago