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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 336 326 275
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -51
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 93 100 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.40% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 1.08% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 66 80
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£375 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.81% +9.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £569 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 - £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
-61.33% -13.79%
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
8763 9294 9604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.82% 37.56% 37.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5965 6433 6489
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 177 254
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £47.00 £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +11 22 £375 -11.81% 3
Harrow - 2 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Client/Server
England

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 70 (37.43%) Finance
2 63 (33.69%) Microsoft
3 58 (31.02%) Windows
4 57 (30.48%) SQL
5 54 (28.88%) Linux
6 47 (25.13%) TCP/IP
7 45 (24.06%) C#
8 43 (22.99%) SQL Server
9 41 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (20.86%) HTML
11 38 (20.32%) .NET
12 36 (19.25%) UNIX
13 34 (18.18%) Java
14 33 (17.65%) MS Excel
15 32 (17.11%) Oracle
16 30 (16.04%) Banking
17 29 (15.51%) Web Services
17 29 (15.51%) Active Directory
18 27 (14.44%) OO
19 26 (13.90%) Team Foundation Server
20 25 (13.37%) Web Development
20 25 (13.37%) Degree
21 24 (12.83%) HTML5
22 23 (12.30%) User Acceptance Testing
22 23 (12.30%) Performance Testing
22 23 (12.30%) Cisco
23 22 (11.76%) HP
23 22 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
24 21 (11.23%) IBM
24 21 (11.23%) VPN

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 21 (11.23%) IIS
2 8 (4.28%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (3.74%) CMS
3 7 (3.74%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.21%) IBM Notes
5 5 (2.67%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.67%) WordPress
5 5 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.60%) Confluence
6 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.07%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.07%) CICS
7 2 (1.07%) Apache
7 2 (1.07%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.07%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.53%) Moodle
8 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
Applications
1 33 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.63%) MS Office
3 8 (4.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.53%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.07%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (25.13%) TCP/IP
2 21 (11.23%) VPN
3 20 (10.70%) DNS
4 19 (10.16%) Firewall
5 13 (6.95%) HTTP
6 11 (5.88%) VoIP
6 11 (5.88%) VLAN
6 11 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
6 11 (5.88%) Multicast
7 10 (5.35%) FCoE
7 10 (5.35%) iSCSI
7 10 (5.35%) SNMP
7 10 (5.35%) LAN
7 10 (5.35%) Internet
8 8 (4.28%) WAN
8 8 (4.28%) SSH
9 5 (2.67%) LDAP
9 5 (2.67%) DHCP
9 5 (2.67%) SSL
10 4 (2.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (22.99%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.56%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.81%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.67%) MS Access
6 4 (2.14%) DB2
6 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.14%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.14%) Big Data
6 4 (2.14%) MySQL
6 4 (2.14%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.60%) QlikView
8 2 (1.07%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.53%) KDB
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.53%) DataStage
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 26 (13.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (4.81%) Selenium
2 9 (4.81%) FitNesse
3 6 (3.21%) Rational Rose
4 5 (2.67%) JIRA
5 3 (1.60%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.07%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.07%) JUnit
6 2 (1.07%) Introscope
6 2 (1.07%) Xcode
6 2 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.07%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.53%) FishEye
7 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.53%) VisualVM
7 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.53%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.53%) IntelliJ
General
1 70 (37.43%) Finance
2 30 (16.04%) Banking
3 16 (8.56%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.35%) Financial Institution
5 9 (4.81%) Front Office
6 8 (4.28%) Games
7 6 (3.21%) French Language
7 6 (3.21%) Back Office
8 4 (2.14%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.60%) Retail
10 2 (1.07%) German Language
10 2 (1.07%) Electronics
10 2 (1.07%) Legal
11 1 (0.53%) Advertising
11 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.53%) Marketing
11 1 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 74 (39.57%) Developer
2 43 (22.99%) Analyst
3 19 (10.16%) .NET Developer
4 16 (8.56%) Test Analyst
5 14 (7.49%) Consultant
6 13 (6.95%) C# Developer
7 10 (5.35%) Service Manager
7 10 (5.35%) Java Developer
7 10 (5.35%) Support Analyst
7 10 (5.35%) Support Engineer
7 10 (5.35%) Quality Manager
7 10 (5.35%) QA Analyst
8 9 (4.81%) Service Analyst
8 9 (4.81%) Administrator
8 9 (4.81%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (4.28%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (4.28%) Android Developer
10 7 (3.74%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.21%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.21%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (20.86%) HTML
2 38 (20.32%) .NET
3 29 (15.51%) Web Services
4 24 (12.83%) HTML5
5 20 (10.70%) XML
6 18 (9.63%) .NET Framework
7 16 (8.56%) CSS
8 15 (8.02%) RESTful
9 14 (7.49%) WinForms
10 13 (6.95%) jQuery
11 12 (6.42%) ASP.NET
12 10 (5.35%) Ajax
13 9 (4.81%) FIX Protocol
14 8 (4.28%) AngularJS
15 7 (3.74%) Android SDK
15 7 (3.74%) WCF
16 6 (3.21%) LINQ
16 6 (3.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 6 (3.21%) LINQ to SQL
16 6 (3.21%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.70%) Mobile App
2 13 (6.95%) Blackberry
3 11 (5.88%) User Experience
4 10 (5.35%) Hedge funds
4 10 (5.35%) Animation
5 8 (4.28%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.28%) Streaming Media
6 7 (3.74%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.74%) Fixed Income
6 7 (3.74%) Mainframe
7 6 (3.21%) Online Games
7 6 (3.21%) Smartcard
8 5 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.14%) Derivative
10 3 (1.60%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.60%) Open Source
10 3 (1.60%) NHS
10 3 (1.60%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (31.02%) Windows
2 54 (28.88%) Linux
3 36 (19.25%) UNIX
4 16 (8.56%) Windows 7
5 14 (7.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (6.95%) Windows XP
7 12 (6.42%) Android
8 9 (4.81%) Solaris
9 6 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.14%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.07%) Debian
13 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.53%) CentOS
13 1 (0.53%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.53%) zOS
13 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (14.44%) OO
3 25 (13.37%) Web Development
4 23 (12.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 23 (12.30%) Performance Testing
5 22 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (10.16%) Migration
7 18 (9.63%) Incident Management
8 17 (9.09%) ITIL
9 15 (8.02%) Service Management
10 14 (7.49%) MVC
11 13 (6.95%) Test Scripting
12 11 (5.88%) ITSM
12 11 (5.88%) OOD
13 10 (5.35%) SOA
13 10 (5.35%) UML
13 10 (5.35%) Change Management
13 10 (5.35%) Business Analysis
13 10 (5.35%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (5.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 57 (30.48%) SQL
2 45 (24.06%) C#
3 34 (18.18%) Java
4 19 (10.16%) C++
5 17 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 13 (6.95%) PowerShell
7 12 (6.42%) C
8 11 (5.88%) VB
8 11 (5.88%) VBA
8 11 (5.88%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.81%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.74%) Python
10 7 (3.74%) Perl
10 7 (3.74%) PHP
11 5 (2.67%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.07%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.07%) C++/CLI
12 2 (1.07%) KiXtart
12 2 (1.07%) COBOL
12 2 (1.07%) VC++
Qualifications
1 25 (13.37%) Degree
2 9 (4.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (2.67%) Sun Certification
3 5 (2.67%) ISEB
4 4 (2.14%) MCSE
4 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.60%) RHCE
5 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.60%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.07%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.07%) MCP
7 1 (0.53%) CCA
7 1 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.53%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.16%) QA
2 9 (4.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) Basel III
System Software
1 29 (15.51%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.88%) vSphere
4 10 (5.35%) NFS
4 10 (5.35%) vCloud
5 7 (3.74%) RHEV
6 4 (2.14%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.07%) NDS
7 2 (1.07%) XenApp
7 2 (1.07%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.07%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.53%) RACF
8 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.53%) XenServer
8 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.53%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (5.35%) EMC NetWorker
2 7 (3.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.67%) SCCM
4 5 (2.67%) WSUS
4 5 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (2.14%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.60%) DameWare
7 2 (1.07%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.07%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 63 (33.69%) Microsoft
2 32 (17.11%) Oracle
3 23 (12.30%) Cisco
4 22 (11.76%) HP
5 21 (11.23%) IBM
6 18 (9.63%) VMware
7 16 (8.56%) Citrix
8 14 (7.49%) EMC
9 10 (5.35%) Sun
9 10 (5.35%) Red Hat
9 10 (5.35%) Websense
9 10 (5.35%) F5
10 9 (4.81%) Sybase
10 9 (4.81%) Dell
11 6 (3.21%) Lotus
12 5 (2.67%) Reuters
12 5 (2.67%) Bloomberg
12 5 (2.67%) Perforce
13 4 (2.14%) TIBCO
13 4 (2.14%) Veritas
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FPSG Connect
Rate: £230 - £260 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £550 to £600 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £350 - £400 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago