The first 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 22 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 Manchester 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 72 72 91
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 6 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 0.55% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.09% 2.50% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£413 - £273
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 - £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 - £307
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £300 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -16.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £38.00 £51.00
% change year-on-year
-14.47% -25.49%
Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
287 240 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.28% 21.82% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 120 114
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £201 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 29
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.38 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -42.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.93 £23.08 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Client/Server
North West

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
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 22 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
Oldham - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Client/Server
North West

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) XML
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) XSLT
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) Local Government
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) CorelDRAW
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) ATM
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Development Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Development Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) XSLT
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) JSP
3 1 (10.00%) Servlets
3 1 (10.00%) XSD
3 1 (10.00%) Flash
3 1 (10.00%) XHTML
3 1 (10.00%) SVG
3 1 (10.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) EMC
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
1 1 (10.00%) VMware