The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 76 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 15 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.12% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.75% 1.43% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 3
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£524 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £36.25 £43.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% -16.66%
Client/Server
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
400 279 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.92% 23.25% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 160 172
Average daily rate £350 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £462 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 48
Average hourly rate £12.89 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.37% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £21.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Client/Server across the Manchester region.

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Client/Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Client/Server Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server across the Manchester region.

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (38.10%) SAP
2 7 (33.33%) ERP
2 7 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 7 (33.33%) SAP ERP
2 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 6 (28.57%) SAP BW
3 6 (28.57%) NetWeaver
3 6 (28.57%) CRM
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 6 (28.57%) DB2
4 5 (23.81%) OLAP
4 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (23.81%) ETL
4 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco
4 5 (23.81%) CCNP
4 5 (23.81%) CCNA
4 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
4 5 (23.81%) OLTP
4 5 (23.81%) QlikView
4 5 (23.81%) SAP Basis
5 4 (19.05%) Nortel
5 4 (19.05%) Avaya
6 3 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (9.52%) Finance
7 2 (9.52%) Logistics
7 2 (9.52%) Degree

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (28.57%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.76%) CorelDRAW
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (33.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.76%) WebTrends
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) ATM
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) VoIP
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (28.57%) SAP BW
2 6 (28.57%) DB2
3 5 (23.81%) OLAP
3 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (23.81%) OLTP
3 5 (23.81%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) QlikView Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) SAP Basis Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) SAP Basis
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) J2EE
3 1 (4.76%) Flash
3 1 (4.76%) CGI
3 1 (4.76%) SVG
3 1 (4.76%) XSLT
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) JSP
3 1 (4.76%) Servlets
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) Ajax
3 1 (4.76%) Java EE
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.76%) Life Science
1 1 (4.76%) Open Source
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ERP
2 6 (28.57%) CRM
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 5 (23.81%) ETL
3 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.52%) Logistics
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
5 1 (4.76%) BPR
5 1 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) B2B
5 1 (4.76%) B2C
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
2 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (23.81%) CCNP
1 5 (23.81%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) SAP
2 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) Nortel
4 4 (19.05%) Avaya