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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 324 287 320
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +33
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 82 121 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.51% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 1.37% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 74 67
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£450 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+28.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Average hourly rate £27.78 £18.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.19% -25.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £32.50 £53.00
% change year-on-year
-55.38% -38.67%
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
8464 8852 9457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.96% 37.53% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5922 5973 6417
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 164 207
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £14.04 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%

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 July 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 July 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 -3 23 £403 +7.33% 8
Croydon - 3 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Client/Server
England

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 81 (42.41%) SQL
2 74 (38.74%) Windows
3 69 (36.13%) Finance
4 65 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (28.80%) XML
5 55 (28.80%) .NET
6 54 (28.27%) Microsoft
7 52 (27.23%) Java
8 46 (24.08%) SQL Server
8 46 (24.08%) Web Services
9 42 (21.99%) HTML
10 35 (18.32%) Linux
11 34 (17.80%) SDLC
12 33 (17.28%) JavaScript
12 33 (17.28%) Multithreading
13 31 (16.23%) C#
13 31 (16.23%) OO
14 30 (15.71%) Internet
15 29 (15.18%) UNIX
15 29 (15.18%) QA
16 28 (14.66%) SOA
17 25 (13.09%) WebSphere
17 25 (13.09%) REST
18 24 (12.57%) ITIL
19 22 (11.52%) MS Excel
20 21 (10.99%) Active Directory
20 21 (10.99%) SSL
20 21 (10.99%) J2EE
20 21 (10.99%) Oracle
20 21 (10.99%) IIS

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (13.09%) WebSphere
2 21 (10.99%) IIS
3 14 (7.33%) JBoss
4 13 (6.81%) WebLogic
5 12 (6.28%) Tomcat
6 8 (4.19%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (3.14%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.62%) Confluence
9 3 (1.57%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.57%) Documentum
9 3 (1.57%) Apache
9 3 (1.57%) WebSphere Process Server
9 3 (1.57%) Jetty
10 2 (1.05%) CMS
10 2 (1.05%) Lync
10 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.52%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (11.52%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.33%) MS Office
3 8 (4.19%) MS Visio
3 8 (4.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.14%) MS Project
5 2 (1.05%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.14%) SaaS
2 6 (3.14%) PaaS
3 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.52%) GitHub
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 30 (15.71%) Internet
2 21 (10.99%) SSL
3 19 (9.95%) TCP/IP
4 15 (7.85%) VPN
5 14 (7.33%) HTTP
5 14 (7.33%) LAN
6 13 (6.81%) WAN
6 13 (6.81%) Firewall
7 11 (5.76%) SMTP
8 9 (4.71%) SAN
8 9 (4.71%) DNS
8 9 (4.71%) VLAN
8 9 (4.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (4.19%) Network Security
9 8 (4.19%) MPLS
9 8 (4.19%) SNMP
9 8 (4.19%) NetScaler
10 4 (2.09%) Software-Defined Networking
11 3 (1.57%) Intranet
11 3 (1.57%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (24.08%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.90%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.28%) Big Data
4 8 (4.19%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.19%) MySQL
5 7 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.62%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.62%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.09%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.57%) SQLPlus
9 3 (1.57%) DB2
9 3 (1.57%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 3 (1.57%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.05%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (9.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (7.85%) Visual Studio
3 10 (5.24%) FitNesse
3 10 (5.24%) Cucumber
4 7 (3.66%) SpecFlow
5 6 (3.14%) Selenium
6 5 (2.62%) Maven
6 5 (2.62%) JIRA
6 5 (2.62%) Rational Rose
6 5 (2.62%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.62%) SoapUI
7 4 (2.09%) FishEye
7 4 (2.09%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.09%) Ant
7 4 (2.09%) Subversion
8 3 (1.57%) Lombardi
8 3 (1.57%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.57%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.57%) Toad
8 3 (1.57%) Mocha
General
1 69 (36.13%) Finance
2 21 (10.99%) Banking
3 16 (8.38%) Games
4 10 (5.24%) Financial Institution
5 9 (4.71%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.14%) Retail
6 6 (3.14%) Billing
7 5 (2.62%) Publishing
7 5 (2.62%) Back Office
7 5 (2.62%) Marketing
8 4 (2.09%) Front Office
8 4 (2.09%) Law
8 4 (2.09%) Legal
9 3 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.57%) French Language
10 2 (1.05%) Online Betting
10 2 (1.05%) Advertising
10 2 (1.05%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 74 (38.74%) Developer
2 30 (15.71%) Analyst
2 30 (15.71%) Architect
3 16 (8.38%) Java Developer
4 14 (7.33%) Consultant
5 12 (6.28%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (6.28%) Applications Developer
6 10 (5.24%) .NET Developer
7 9 (4.71%) Administrator
7 9 (4.71%) Technical Architect
7 9 (4.71%) Web Developer
8 8 (4.19%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (4.19%) C# Developer
8 8 (4.19%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (4.19%) QA Analyst
9 7 (3.66%) Senior QA Analyst
9 7 (3.66%) C++ Developer
9 7 (3.66%) Test Engineer
9 7 (3.66%) Applications Support
9 7 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (28.80%) .NET
1 55 (28.80%) XML
2 46 (24.08%) Web Services
3 42 (21.99%) HTML
4 25 (13.09%) REST
5 21 (10.99%) J2EE
6 20 (10.47%) SOAP
7 18 (9.42%) HTML5
7 18 (9.42%) XML-RPC
8 16 (8.38%) Java RMI
9 15 (7.85%) CSS
9 15 (7.85%) ASP.NET
10 14 (7.33%) WinForms
11 13 (6.81%) Spring
11 13 (6.81%) .NET Framework
12 12 (6.28%) WCF
13 11 (5.76%) jQuery
14 10 (5.24%) AngularJS
15 9 (4.71%) ActiveMQ
15 9 (4.71%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.33%) User Experience
3 8 (4.19%) Public Cloud
3 8 (4.19%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.19%) N-Tier
3 8 (4.19%) PKI
4 6 (3.14%) Derivative
4 6 (3.14%) Clustering
5 5 (2.62%) Fixed Income
5 5 (2.62%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.62%) NHS
5 5 (2.62%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.62%) Online Games
6 4 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.09%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.57%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.57%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.57%) Social Media
7 3 (1.57%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.57%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 74 (38.74%) Windows
2 35 (18.32%) Linux
3 29 (15.18%) UNIX
4 15 (7.85%) Windows 7
5 10 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.62%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.62%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.09%) Android
7 4 (2.09%) Solaris
8 3 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.05%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.05%) CentOS
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.52%) OpenBSD
10 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (17.80%) SDLC
3 33 (17.28%) Multithreading
4 31 (16.23%) OO
5 28 (14.66%) SOA
6 24 (12.57%) ITIL
7 19 (9.95%) TDD
8 18 (9.42%) Project Management
9 17 (8.90%) Test Automation
10 16 (8.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (7.85%) BDD
11 15 (7.85%) Business Analysis
12 14 (7.33%) Process Management
12 14 (7.33%) E-Commerce
13 11 (5.76%) PRINCE2
13 11 (5.76%) UML
13 11 (5.76%) OOD
13 11 (5.76%) Web Development
13 11 (5.76%) Scrum
14 10 (5.24%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (42.41%) SQL
2 52 (27.23%) Java
3 33 (17.28%) JavaScript
4 31 (16.23%) C#
5 15 (7.85%) PL/SQL
6 13 (6.81%) VB.NET
7 12 (6.28%) VB
8 10 (5.24%) C++
9 9 (4.71%) Perl
9 9 (4.71%) Python
10 6 (3.14%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.14%) PHP
11 5 (2.62%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.09%) Ruby
13 3 (1.57%) VB6
13 3 (1.57%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.05%) VBScript
15 1 (0.52%) Korn
15 1 (0.52%) XPath
15 1 (0.52%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 14 (7.33%) Degree
2 9 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.14%) CCNP
5 5 (2.62%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 4 (2.09%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.09%) VCAP
6 4 (2.09%) CCNA
7 2 (1.05%) MCSE
7 2 (1.05%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.05%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.52%) CRISC
8 1 (0.52%) MCP
8 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (15.18%) QA
2 10 (5.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (4.19%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.09%) SLA
5 2 (1.05%) BS7799
5 2 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (10.99%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.81%) Hyper-V
3 12 (6.28%) vSphere
4 11 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (4.19%) vCloud
6 4 (2.09%) XenServer
7 3 (1.57%) NFS
8 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.52%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.52%) XenApp
8 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.09%) SCCM
1 4 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.05%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 2 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.05%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.05%) MOM
2 2 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.05%) DameWare
3 1 (0.52%) WSUS
3 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.52%) SCOM
3 1 (0.52%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.52%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.52%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.52%) SCSM
3 1 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 54 (28.27%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.99%) Oracle
3 18 (9.42%) VMware
4 16 (8.38%) IBM
5 14 (7.33%) Dell
5 14 (7.33%) NetApp
6 13 (6.81%) Citrix
7 11 (5.76%) HP
7 11 (5.76%) Cisco
8 10 (5.24%) Juniper
8 10 (5.24%) CheckPoint
8 10 (5.24%) F5
9 9 (4.71%) Brocade
10 8 (4.19%) CommVault
10 8 (4.19%) Sybase
11 5 (2.62%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.09%) Atlassian
12 4 (2.09%) LANDesk
13 3 (1.57%) Remedy
13 3 (1.57%) Apple
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