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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 82 76 82
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 9 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.64% 0.61% 0.082%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.45% 2.36% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
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£461 £225 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.08% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -47.35%
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
368 296 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.19% 25.63% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 159 171
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 23
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.67% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £32.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Oldham - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Client/Server
North West

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (54.17%) SAP
1 13 (54.17%) ERP
2 12 (50.00%) SAP ERP
3 11 (45.83%) Linux
3 11 (45.83%) CRM
3 11 (45.83%) DB2
3 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
3 11 (45.83%) SAP BW
3 11 (45.83%) NetWeaver
4 9 (37.50%) RDBMS
4 9 (37.50%) Relational Database
5 8 (33.33%) SAP Basis
6 7 (29.17%) Cisco
7 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (25.00%) CCNP
7 6 (25.00%) CCNA
8 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
8 5 (20.83%) ETL
8 5 (20.83%) OLAP
8 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (20.83%) ITIL
8 5 (20.83%) Avaya
8 5 (20.83%) OLTP
8 5 (20.83%) Nortel
8 5 (20.83%) QlikView
9 4 (16.67%) Finance
9 4 (16.67%) Project Management
10 3 (12.50%) Migration
11 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (45.83%) NetWeaver
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (50.00%) SAP ERP
2 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
1 1 (4.17%) PaaS
1 1 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) VoIP
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) DB2
1 11 (45.83%) SAP BW
2 9 (37.50%) RDBMS
2 9 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (20.83%) OLAP
3 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (20.83%) OLTP
3 5 (20.83%) QlikView
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Technical Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) QlikView Developer
4 4 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) SAP Basis Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (8.33%) SAP Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Business Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) SAP Basis
2 2 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Life Science
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) ERP
2 11 (45.83%) CRM
3 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
3 5 (20.83%) ETL
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Logistics
6 2 (8.33%) Wealth Management
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.17%) OO
7 1 (4.17%) SOA
7 1 (4.17%) B2B
7 1 (4.17%) B2C
7 1 (4.17%) BPR
7 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (25.00%) CCNP
1 6 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) SAP
2 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco
4 5 (20.83%) Avaya
4 5 (20.83%) Nortel
5 1 (4.17%) Progress
5 1 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) Avaloq