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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 298 316 346
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +30
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 105 102 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.44% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 1.16% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 76 41
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£450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £41.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.21% +156.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 £30.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.46% +5.17%
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
8096 8781 8631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.79% 37.59% 39.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5569 6173 5878
Average daily rate £463 £450 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.76%
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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 152 197
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.45 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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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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 +22 30 £450 +14.28% 9
Hammersmith - 2 £471 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Client/Server
England

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 84 (43.52%) SQL
2 79 (40.93%) Windows
3 70 (36.27%) Finance
4 65 (33.68%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (28.50%) Java
6 53 (27.46%) XML
7 49 (25.39%) .NET
7 49 (25.39%) Microsoft
8 45 (23.32%) SQL Server
9 41 (21.24%) Linux
10 37 (19.17%) SDLC
11 36 (18.65%) UNIX
11 36 (18.65%) HTML
12 33 (17.10%) Web Services
13 32 (16.58%) Internet
14 30 (15.54%) SOA
14 30 (15.54%) Multithreading
15 27 (13.99%) QA
16 25 (12.95%) WebSphere
16 25 (12.95%) TCP/IP
16 25 (12.95%) OO
16 25 (12.95%) C#
16 25 (12.95%) J2EE
17 23 (11.92%) MS Excel
17 23 (11.92%) SSL
18 22 (11.40%) IIS
19 21 (10.88%) JavaScript
19 21 (10.88%) JBoss
19 21 (10.88%) TDD
20 20 (10.36%) Oracle

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (12.95%) WebSphere
2 22 (11.40%) IIS
3 21 (10.88%) JBoss
4 18 (9.33%) Tomcat
5 17 (8.81%) WebLogic
6 7 (3.63%) Confluence
6 7 (3.63%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.63%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (3.11%) CMS
8 5 (2.59%) Jetty
8 5 (2.59%) MS Exchange
9 4 (2.07%) Apache
10 3 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.04%) SAS
11 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (1.04%) Moodle
12 1 (0.52%) Mule
12 1 (0.52%) Node.js
12 1 (0.52%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 23 (11.92%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.25%) MS Office
3 7 (3.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (3.63%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.07%) MS Project
5 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.52%) SPSS
5 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.52%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.55%) SaaS
3 3 (1.55%) PaaS
4 2 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 32 (16.58%) Internet
2 25 (12.95%) TCP/IP
3 23 (11.92%) SSL
4 16 (8.29%) VPN
5 14 (7.25%) LAN
6 13 (6.74%) WAN
7 11 (5.70%) VLAN
7 11 (5.70%) Firewall
8 10 (5.18%) HTTP
9 9 (4.66%) SAN
10 8 (4.15%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (3.63%) Network Security
11 7 (3.63%) SNMP
11 7 (3.63%) SMTP
11 7 (3.63%) MPLS
11 7 (3.63%) NetScaler
12 6 (3.11%) DNS
13 4 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (2.07%) LDAP
13 4 (2.07%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (23.32%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.33%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.70%) Big Data
4 7 (3.63%) MySQL
4 7 (3.63%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.59%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.07%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.07%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.55%) DB2
9 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.52%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.52%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (6.22%) JIRA
1 12 (6.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (4.15%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.63%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.11%) FishEye
4 6 (3.11%) Maven
5 5 (2.59%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.59%) SoapUI
5 5 (2.59%) FitNesse
5 5 (2.59%) IntelliJ
5 5 (2.59%) Rational Rose
5 5 (2.59%) GitLab
5 5 (2.59%) VisualVM
6 4 (2.07%) Subversion
7 3 (1.55%) Selenium
7 3 (1.55%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.55%) Ant
7 3 (1.55%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.04%) JUnit
8 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 70 (36.27%) Finance
2 19 (9.84%) Games
3 18 (9.33%) Banking
4 13 (6.74%) Financial Institution
5 10 (5.18%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.63%) Publishing
7 6 (3.11%) Billing
8 5 (2.59%) Marketing
8 5 (2.59%) Retail
8 5 (2.59%) Legal
9 4 (2.07%) Back Office
10 3 (1.55%) Online Betting
10 3 (1.55%) Front Office
11 2 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
11 2 (1.04%) Advertising
11 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.04%) Law
12 1 (0.52%) French Language
Job Titles
1 75 (38.86%) Developer
2 30 (15.54%) Analyst
3 23 (11.92%) Architect
4 18 (9.33%) Java Developer
4 18 (9.33%) Consultant
5 13 (6.74%) Test Analyst
5 13 (6.74%) Technical Consultant
6 11 (5.70%) .NET Developer
7 8 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (4.15%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.15%) Test Engineer
8 7 (3.63%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (3.63%) C++ Developer
8 7 (3.63%) Applications Support
8 7 (3.63%) Administrator
8 7 (3.63%) Web Developer
8 7 (3.63%) Applications Developer
9 6 (3.11%) AWS Developer
9 6 (3.11%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.11%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (27.46%) XML
2 49 (25.39%) .NET
3 36 (18.65%) HTML
4 33 (17.10%) Web Services
5 25 (12.95%) J2EE
6 19 (9.84%) SOAP
7 18 (9.33%) REST
8 15 (7.77%) Java RMI
8 15 (7.77%) XML-RPC
9 12 (6.22%) WinForms
9 12 (6.22%) .NET Framework
9 12 (6.22%) WCF
9 12 (6.22%) HTML5
10 10 (5.18%) CSS
10 10 (5.18%) Spring
11 9 (4.66%) ASP.NET
11 9 (4.66%) AngularJS
12 8 (4.15%) JDBC
12 8 (4.15%) jQuery
12 8 (4.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.22%) User Experience
2 11 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.66%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.15%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.15%) Derivative
5 7 (3.63%) PKI
5 7 (3.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (3.63%) N-Tier
5 7 (3.63%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.11%) Online Games
7 5 (2.59%) NHS
7 5 (2.59%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.07%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.07%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.55%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.55%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.55%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 79 (40.93%) Windows
2 41 (21.24%) Linux
3 36 (18.65%) UNIX
4 17 (8.81%) Windows 7
5 11 (5.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (5.18%) Apple iOS
7 7 (3.63%) Android
8 5 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.07%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.07%) Windows NT
10 3 (1.55%) CentOS
10 3 (1.55%) webOS
11 2 (1.04%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.52%) Solaris
12 1 (0.52%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (33.68%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (19.17%) SDLC
3 30 (15.54%) SOA
3 30 (15.54%) Multithreading
4 25 (12.95%) OO
5 21 (10.88%) TDD
6 20 (10.36%) Project Management
7 16 (8.29%) ITIL
7 16 (8.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (6.74%) Scrum
8 13 (6.74%) Test Planning
9 12 (6.22%) Process Management
9 12 (6.22%) System Testing
10 11 (5.70%) PRINCE2
11 10 (5.18%) Analytics
11 10 (5.18%) Concurrent Programming
11 10 (5.18%) E-Commerce
11 10 (5.18%) Business Analysis
11 10 (5.18%) Test Automation
11 10 (5.18%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (43.52%) SQL
2 55 (28.50%) Java
3 25 (12.95%) C#
4 21 (10.88%) JavaScript
5 14 (7.25%) PL/SQL
6 13 (6.74%) C++
7 12 (6.22%) VB.NET
8 9 (4.66%) VB
8 9 (4.66%) Perl
9 7 (3.63%) Python
10 5 (2.59%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.59%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.59%) PHP
10 5 (2.59%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.07%) ABAP
11 4 (2.07%) Ruby
12 3 (1.55%) Korn
12 3 (1.55%) VB6
13 2 (1.04%) C
13 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (7.77%) Degree
2 7 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.59%) CCNP
3 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.59%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 4 (2.07%) PMP
4 4 (2.07%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.55%) VCAP
5 3 (1.55%) CCNA
5 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) CRISC
6 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.52%) CISSP
6 1 (0.52%) CCA
6 1 (0.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.99%) QA
2 8 (4.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.63%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.55%) SLA
5 2 (1.04%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.52%) BS7799
System Software
1 18 (9.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.15%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.15%) vSphere
4 7 (3.63%) vCloud
5 4 (2.07%) XenServer
6 3 (1.55%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.04%) XenApp
8 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.04%) MOM
3 2 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.04%) DameWare
3 2 (1.04%) SCCM
4 1 (0.52%) SCOM
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 49 (25.39%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.36%) Oracle
3 18 (9.33%) VMware
4 13 (6.74%) HP
5 12 (6.22%) Juniper
6 11 (5.70%) Citrix
6 11 (5.70%) Cisco
7 10 (5.18%) IBM
7 10 (5.18%) Dell
8 9 (4.66%) F5
8 9 (4.66%) NetApp
8 9 (4.66%) CheckPoint
9 8 (4.15%) Brocade
10 7 (3.63%) CommVault
11 6 (3.11%) Atlassian
12 5 (2.59%) Apple
12 5 (2.59%) Sybase
12 5 (2.59%) Perforce
13 4 (2.07%) SAP
13 4 (2.07%) 3PAR
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