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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 282 314 252
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -62
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 121 93 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.38% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.68% 1.17% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 64 82
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -15.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.75 £25.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.02% +49.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £25.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £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
7206 7948 8158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.56% 32.79% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4849 5486 5516
Average daily rate £450 £463 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.53%
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 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 175 205
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
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 24 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Client/Server Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 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 - - - - 1
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 24 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 79 (34.65%) Finance
2 66 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 60 (26.32%) Windows
4 55 (24.12%) C#
5 54 (23.68%) Linux
6 53 (23.25%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (21.93%) TCP/IP
8 49 (21.49%) HTML
9 47 (20.61%) SQL
10 45 (19.74%) .NET
11 44 (19.30%) SQL Server
12 41 (17.98%) Java
13 36 (15.79%) Web Services
14 35 (15.35%) Active Directory
15 32 (14.04%) Oracle
16 30 (13.16%) OO
16 30 (13.16%) Banking
16 30 (13.16%) Web Development
17 29 (12.72%) MS Excel
18 28 (12.28%) XML
19 27 (11.84%) UNIX
19 27 (11.84%) JavaScript
19 27 (11.84%) QA
20 26 (11.40%) Degree
20 26 (11.40%) IIS
20 26 (11.40%) Internet
20 26 (11.40%) HTML5
21 25 (10.96%) Firewall
21 25 (10.96%) Cisco
22 24 (10.53%) ITIL

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (11.40%) IIS
2 8 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (3.07%) CMS
3 7 (3.07%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.19%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.19%) WordPress
5 4 (1.75%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.32%) Confluence
6 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.32%) Drupal
7 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.88%) CICS
7 2 (0.88%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.44%) Apache
8 1 (0.44%) MQSeries
Applications
1 29 (12.72%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.33%) MS Office
3 8 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.75%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.44%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.75%) Office 365
2 2 (0.88%) SaaS
3 1 (0.44%) IaaS
3 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (21.93%) TCP/IP
2 26 (11.40%) Internet
3 25 (10.96%) Firewall
4 22 (9.65%) HTTP
5 19 (8.33%) VPN
5 19 (8.33%) DNS
6 14 (6.14%) LAN
7 13 (5.70%) WAN
8 12 (5.26%) VLAN
9 11 (4.82%) Fibre Channel
9 11 (4.82%) Multicast
9 11 (4.82%) SNMP
9 11 (4.82%) iSCSI
10 10 (4.39%) FCoE
11 8 (3.51%) SSH
11 8 (3.51%) VoIP
12 6 (2.63%) Wireless
13 5 (2.19%) NetScaler
13 5 (2.19%) LDAP
14 4 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.39%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.07%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.19%) MySQL
5 5 (2.19%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.75%) DB2
7 3 (1.32%) MS Access
7 3 (1.32%) QlikView
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.44%) DataStage
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.44%) Ingres
9 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (8.33%) Selenium
3 15 (6.58%) FitNesse
4 9 (3.95%) Rational Rose
5 5 (2.19%) JIRA
6 4 (1.75%) Xcode
7 3 (1.32%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.32%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.32%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.88%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.88%) JUnit
8 2 (0.88%) Introscope
8 2 (0.88%) PhoneGap
9 1 (0.44%) VisualVM
9 1 (0.44%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.44%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 79 (34.65%) Finance
2 30 (13.16%) Banking
3 13 (5.70%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.39%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.51%) Games
6 7 (3.07%) Front Office
6 7 (3.07%) Back Office
7 4 (1.75%) French Language
7 4 (1.75%) Retail
8 3 (1.32%) Marketing
9 2 (0.88%) Local Government
9 2 (0.88%) Electronics
9 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.88%) Legal
10 1 (0.44%) Advertising
10 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.44%) Billing
10 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.44%) International Banking
10 1 (0.44%) German Language
Job Titles
1 103 (45.18%) Developer
2 44 (19.30%) Analyst
3 26 (11.40%) .NET Developer
4 19 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 17 (7.46%) C# Developer
5 17 (7.46%) Consultant
6 16 (7.02%) Java Developer
7 15 (6.58%) QA Analyst
8 14 (6.14%) Tester
9 12 (5.26%) Service Analyst
9 12 (5.26%) Android Developer
9 12 (5.26%) Automation Tester
10 11 (4.82%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (4.39%) Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (4.39%) QA Tester
11 10 (4.39%) QA Test Analyst
11 10 (4.39%) Administrator
11 10 (4.39%) Selenium Tester
12 9 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (3.95%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (21.49%) HTML
2 45 (19.74%) .NET
3 36 (15.79%) Web Services
4 28 (12.28%) XML
5 26 (11.40%) HTML5
6 23 (10.09%) CSS
7 21 (9.21%) jQuery
8 20 (8.77%) .NET Framework
9 18 (7.89%) WinForms
10 17 (7.46%) RESTful
11 16 (7.02%) ASP.NET
12 14 (6.14%) Ajax
13 11 (4.82%) FIX Protocol
14 9 (3.95%) WCF
15 8 (3.51%) SOAP
15 8 (3.51%) Backbone.js
15 8 (3.51%) D3.js
15 8 (3.51%) AngularJS
16 7 (3.07%) CSS3
16 7 (3.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.46%) Mobile App
2 10 (4.39%) Animation
2 10 (4.39%) Mainframe
2 10 (4.39%) Hedge funds
3 9 (3.95%) Streaming Media
4 8 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.51%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.63%) Social Network
5 6 (2.63%) Online Games
5 6 (2.63%) Smartcard
6 5 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.19%) Clustering
6 5 (2.19%) Derivative
7 4 (1.75%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.32%) NHS
8 3 (1.32%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.32%) Replication
8 3 (1.32%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.32%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.32%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 60 (26.32%) Windows
2 54 (23.68%) Linux
3 27 (11.84%) UNIX
4 20 (8.77%) Android
5 15 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (4.82%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.51%) Windows XP
7 8 (3.51%) Solaris
7 8 (3.51%) Apple iOS
8 7 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.75%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.88%) VME
12 2 (0.88%) Debian
13 1 (0.44%) zOS
13 1 (0.44%) SUSE
13 1 (0.44%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.25%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (13.16%) OO
2 30 (13.16%) Web Development
3 24 (10.53%) ITIL
3 24 (10.53%) Test Scripting
4 21 (9.21%) Performance Testing
4 21 (9.21%) TDD
5 19 (8.33%) MVC
6 17 (7.46%) Automated Testing
6 17 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (7.02%) E-Commerce
7 16 (7.02%) OOD
8 15 (6.58%) Automation Testing
8 15 (6.58%) DevOps
9 14 (6.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (6.14%) Software Engineering
9 14 (6.14%) SOA
10 13 (5.70%) Migration
10 13 (5.70%) Service Management
10 13 (5.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 55 (24.12%) C#
2 47 (20.61%) SQL
3 41 (17.98%) Java
4 27 (11.84%) JavaScript
5 17 (7.46%) PowerShell
5 17 (7.46%) C++
6 13 (5.70%) C
6 13 (5.70%) VB
7 11 (4.82%) Objective-C
7 11 (4.82%) PL/SQL
7 11 (4.82%) VBA
8 10 (4.39%) PHP
9 8 (3.51%) Python
10 6 (2.63%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.19%) Perl
12 4 (1.75%) VBScript
12 4 (1.75%) RPG
13 2 (0.88%) Groovy
13 2 (0.88%) C++/CLI
13 2 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 26 (11.40%) Degree
2 5 (2.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (2.19%) MCSE
2 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.19%) Sun Certification
3 4 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.75%) ISEB
3 4 (1.75%) MCP
4 3 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.88%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.44%) CCEE
6 1 (0.44%) CCIA
6 1 (0.44%) CBAP
6 1 (0.44%) CCEA
6 1 (0.44%) RHCE
6 1 (0.44%) CCNA
6 1 (0.44%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.84%) QA
2 7 (3.07%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) Basel III
System Software
1 35 (15.35%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.14%) vSphere
4 10 (4.39%) NFS
4 10 (4.39%) vCloud
5 7 (3.07%) RHEV
5 7 (3.07%) XenDesktop
5 7 (3.07%) XenApp
6 4 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.32%) NDS
8 2 (0.88%) Postfix
8 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.88%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.44%) RACF
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (4.39%) EMC NetWorker
2 9 (3.95%) SCCM
3 7 (3.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.32%) DameWare
5 3 (1.32%) WSUS
6 2 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.88%) WMI
6 2 (0.88%) Tivoli
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%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 66 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.04%) Oracle
3 25 (10.96%) Cisco
4 21 (9.21%) IBM
5 19 (8.33%) HP
5 19 (8.33%) Citrix
6 17 (7.46%) VMware
7 12 (5.26%) EMC
8 11 (4.82%) F5
9 10 (4.39%) Sun
9 10 (4.39%) Websense
10 8 (3.51%) Red Hat
11 7 (3.07%) Remedy
12 6 (2.63%) Google
12 6 (2.63%) Dell
12 6 (2.63%) Sybase
12 6 (2.63%) Facebook
13 5 (2.19%) TIBCO
13 5 (2.19%) Perforce
14 4 (1.75%) Reuters
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £300 to £340 p/day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kingston upon Thames
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago