The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 299 321 253
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -68
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 121 92 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.38% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.68% 1.16% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 64 82
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £307 £358
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -14.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.33 £25.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.68% +49.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £25.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.06 £25.00 £20.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £53.00 £51.00
% change year-on-year
-38.67% +3.92%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7194 7905 8190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.62% 32.57% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4832 5441 5518
Average daily rate £450 £460 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 174 209
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
Client/Server
England

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 July 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 July 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 +11 19 £375 -11.86% 6
Harrow - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Ruislip - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Client/Server
England

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 80 (35.24%) Finance
2 64 (28.19%) Microsoft
3 58 (25.55%) Windows
4 55 (24.23%) Linux
4 55 (24.23%) C#
5 53 (23.35%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (22.47%) TCP/IP
7 48 (21.15%) HTML
7 48 (21.15%) SQL
8 45 (19.82%) .NET
9 44 (19.38%) SQL Server
10 42 (18.50%) Java
11 36 (15.86%) Web Services
12 34 (14.98%) Oracle
13 33 (14.54%) Active Directory
14 30 (13.22%) OO
14 30 (13.22%) Banking
14 30 (13.22%) Web Development
15 28 (12.33%) UNIX
16 27 (11.89%) MS Excel
16 27 (11.89%) XML
16 27 (11.89%) QA
17 26 (11.45%) HTML5
17 26 (11.45%) Degree
17 26 (11.45%) JavaScript
17 26 (11.45%) IIS
17 26 (11.45%) Internet
18 25 (11.01%) Firewall
18 25 (11.01%) Cisco
19 24 (10.57%) Test Scripting

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 26 (11.45%) IIS
2 8 (3.52%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (3.08%) CMS
3 7 (3.08%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.20%) WordPress
4 5 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.76%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.32%) Drupal
6 3 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.32%) Confluence
7 2 (0.88%) EPiServer CMS
7 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.88%) CICS
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.44%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.44%) Apache
8 1 (0.44%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 27 (11.89%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.49%) MS Office
3 8 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.32%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.44%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.76%) Office 365
2 2 (0.88%) SaaS
3 1 (0.44%) PaaS
3 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (22.47%) TCP/IP
2 26 (11.45%) Internet
3 25 (11.01%) Firewall
4 22 (9.69%) HTTP
5 19 (8.37%) VPN
5 19 (8.37%) DNS
6 14 (6.17%) LAN
7 13 (5.73%) WAN
8 12 (5.29%) VLAN
9 11 (4.85%) SNMP
9 11 (4.85%) iSCSI
9 11 (4.85%) Fibre Channel
9 11 (4.85%) Multicast
10 10 (4.41%) FCoE
11 8 (3.52%) VoIP
11 8 (3.52%) SSH
12 6 (2.64%) Wireless
13 5 (2.20%) LDAP
13 5 (2.20%) NetScaler
14 4 (1.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (19.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (4.85%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.08%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.20%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.20%) MySQL
5 4 (1.76%) DB2
5 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.32%) QlikView
6 3 (1.32%) MS Access
7 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.44%) KDB
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.44%) DataStage
8 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.44%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 20 (8.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (8.37%) Selenium
3 15 (6.61%) FitNesse
4 9 (3.96%) Rational Rose
5 5 (2.20%) JIRA
6 4 (1.76%) Xcode
7 3 (1.32%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.32%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.32%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.88%) PhoneGap
8 2 (0.88%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.88%) JUnit
8 2 (0.88%) Introscope
8 2 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.44%) TestNG
9 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.44%) Maven
General
1 80 (35.24%) Finance
2 30 (13.22%) Banking
3 13 (5.73%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.41%) Financial Institution
5 9 (3.96%) Games
6 8 (3.52%) Front Office
7 7 (3.08%) Back Office
8 4 (1.76%) French Language
8 4 (1.76%) Retail
9 3 (1.32%) Marketing
10 2 (0.88%) Electronics
10 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.88%) Legal
11 1 (0.44%) Advertising
11 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.44%) German Language
11 1 (0.44%) Billing
11 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.44%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (45.37%) Developer
2 43 (18.94%) Analyst
3 26 (11.45%) .NET Developer
4 19 (8.37%) Test Analyst
5 17 (7.49%) Consultant
5 17 (7.49%) C# Developer
5 17 (7.49%) Java Developer
6 15 (6.61%) QA Analyst
7 14 (6.17%) Tester
8 12 (5.29%) Android Developer
8 12 (5.29%) Automation Tester
9 10 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (4.41%) QA Test Analyst
9 10 (4.41%) Service Analyst
9 10 (4.41%) Administrator
9 10 (4.41%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (4.41%) QA Tester
9 10 (4.41%) Selenium Tester
10 9 (3.96%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (3.52%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (21.15%) HTML
2 45 (19.82%) .NET
3 36 (15.86%) Web Services
4 27 (11.89%) XML
5 26 (11.45%) HTML5
6 22 (9.69%) CSS
7 21 (9.25%) jQuery
8 20 (8.81%) .NET Framework
9 18 (7.93%) WinForms
10 17 (7.49%) RESTful
11 16 (7.05%) ASP.NET
12 13 (5.73%) Ajax
13 11 (4.85%) FIX Protocol
14 9 (3.96%) WCF
15 8 (3.52%) SOAP
15 8 (3.52%) Backbone.js
15 8 (3.52%) AngularJS
15 8 (3.52%) D3.js
16 7 (3.08%) CSS3
16 7 (3.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.49%) Mobile App
2 10 (4.41%) Hedge funds
2 10 (4.41%) Animation
3 9 (3.96%) Streaming Media
4 8 (3.52%) Blackberry
4 8 (3.52%) Mainframe
4 8 (3.52%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.08%) Online Games
6 6 (2.64%) Social Network
6 6 (2.64%) Smartcard
7 5 (2.20%) Clustering
7 5 (2.20%) Derivative
7 5 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.76%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.76%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.32%) Replication
9 3 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.32%) NHS
9 3 (1.32%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 58 (25.55%) Windows
2 55 (24.23%) Linux
3 28 (12.33%) UNIX
4 20 (8.81%) Android
5 15 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (4.85%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.52%) Apple iOS
7 8 (3.52%) Solaris
7 8 (3.52%) Windows XP
8 7 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.76%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.88%) Debian
13 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.44%) SUSE
13 1 (0.44%) zOS
13 1 (0.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.35%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (13.22%) Web Development
2 30 (13.22%) OO
3 24 (10.57%) Test Scripting
4 22 (9.69%) ITIL
4 22 (9.69%) TDD
5 21 (9.25%) Performance Testing
6 19 (8.37%) MVC
7 17 (7.49%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (7.49%) Automated Testing
8 16 (7.05%) E-Commerce
8 16 (7.05%) OOD
9 15 (6.61%) SOA
9 15 (6.61%) Automation Testing
9 15 (6.61%) DevOps
10 14 (6.17%) Software Engineering
10 14 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (5.73%) Technical Architecture
11 13 (5.73%) Migration
11 13 (5.73%) UML
Programming Languages
1 55 (24.23%) C#
2 48 (21.15%) SQL
3 42 (18.50%) Java
4 26 (11.45%) JavaScript
5 17 (7.49%) C++
5 17 (7.49%) PowerShell
6 13 (5.73%) C
6 13 (5.73%) VB
7 12 (5.29%) PL/SQL
8 11 (4.85%) VBA
8 11 (4.85%) Objective-C
9 10 (4.41%) PHP
10 8 (3.52%) Python
11 6 (2.64%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.20%) Perl
13 4 (1.76%) RPG
13 4 (1.76%) VBScript
14 2 (0.88%) KiXtart
14 2 (0.88%) VB6
14 2 (0.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 26 (11.45%) Degree
2 5 (2.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (2.20%) MCSE
2 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.20%) Sun Certification
3 4 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.76%) ISEB
3 4 (1.76%) MCP
4 3 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.88%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) CCEA
6 1 (0.44%) CCA
6 1 (0.44%) CCNA
6 1 (0.44%) RHCE
6 1 (0.44%) CBAP
6 1 (0.44%) CCEE
6 1 (0.44%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.89%) QA
2 7 (3.08%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) Basel III
System Software
1 33 (14.54%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.17%) vSphere
4 10 (4.41%) vCloud
4 10 (4.41%) NFS
5 7 (3.08%) RHEV
5 7 (3.08%) XenApp
5 7 (3.08%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.32%) NDS
8 2 (0.88%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.88%) Postfix
9 1 (0.44%) XenServer
9 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.44%) RACF
9 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (4.41%) EMC NetWorker
2 9 (3.96%) SCCM
3 7 (3.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.32%) WSUS
5 3 (1.32%) DameWare
6 2 (0.88%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.88%) WMI
6 2 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.44%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.44%) SCSM
7 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.44%) MOM
7 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.44%) SCOM
7 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 64 (28.19%) Microsoft
2 34 (14.98%) Oracle
3 25 (11.01%) Cisco
4 21 (9.25%) IBM
5 19 (8.37%) HP
6 17 (7.49%) Citrix
6 17 (7.49%) VMware
7 12 (5.29%) EMC
8 11 (4.85%) F5
9 10 (4.41%) Sun
9 10 (4.41%) Websense
10 8 (3.52%) Red Hat
11 7 (3.08%) Sybase
12 6 (2.64%) Dell
12 6 (2.64%) Remedy
12 6 (2.64%) Google
12 6 (2.64%) Facebook
13 5 (2.20%) Perforce
13 5 (2.20%) TIBCO
14 4 (1.76%) Reuters
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £175 - £184.75 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £300 to £340 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago