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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 54 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.35% 0.16% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.18% 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.68 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.68 £24.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-34.68% -14.28%
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
239 179 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 32.21% 27.93% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 107 25
Average daily rate £375 £280 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.93% -10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.10 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.47 £30.70 £32.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
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Tyne and Wear - 10 £425 - 3
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (58.33%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) Internet
5 5 (41.67%) VLAN
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
7 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
7 3 (25.00%) VME
8 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (16.67%) Private Cloud
9 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
9 1 (8.33%) Change Management
9 1 (8.33%) Firewall
9 1 (8.33%) SAN
9 1 (8.33%) Siemens
9 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (8.33%) C#
9 1 (8.33%) VBA
9 1 (8.33%) .NET
9 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
9 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
9 1 (8.33%) Network Design
9 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
9 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Internet
2 5 (41.67%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Technical Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Author
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Author
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
2 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Siemens
1 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com