The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 109 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 6 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.43% 1.65% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 5.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £335 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.17% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £367 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.37% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £15.68 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.94% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £26.09 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-11.83% -14.46%
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 North East region.

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
546 258 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.37% 32.66% 26.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 125 100
Median daily rate £320 £350 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +24.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £175 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 24 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.13 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.12% +8.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.60 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.40 £14.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.47 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.11% -7.65%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Client/Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -54 6 £335 -21.17%
Client/Server
England

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) HP UFT
2 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 5 (62.50%) Problem Management
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 5 (62.50%) Facilita Forecast
2 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Data Structures
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (50.00%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Facilita Forecast
1 5 (62.50%) HP UFT
1 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
2 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Structures
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Problem Management
1 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
1 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (50.00%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Aruba
2 1 (12.50%) Avaya
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow