The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.93% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £314 £313
% change year-on-year
+27.49% +0.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £32.50 £53.00
% change year-on-year
-55.38% -38.67%
Client/Server
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
49 55 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 23.67% 31.61% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 12
Average daily rate £320 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £186 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Client/Server
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (75.00%) VMS
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
4 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) VMS
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle