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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Client Server
England / North East
Rank - 71 56
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.11% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.34% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £29.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-44.82% +81.25%

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
322 292 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 34.36% 32.55% 34.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 182 122
Median daily rate £375 £365 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 9
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% +61.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 8 (88.89%) C++
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Project Planning
1 8 (88.89%) QA
1 8 (88.89%) Waterfall
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) SCOrch
4 1 (11.11%) SCSM
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
4 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
4 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Technical Leader
3 4 (44.44%) Lead Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Lead Software Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Technical Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Project Planning
1 8 (88.89%) Waterfall
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
2 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
2 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C++
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCOrch
1 1 (11.11%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) F5
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) VMware