The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 146 152 122
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -30
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 10 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.33% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 1.16% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 8
Median daily rate £155 £475 £548
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.36% -13.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £411 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £525 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £347 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.68% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.86 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+120.68% -
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1142 1208 1026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.66% 28.77% 32.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 744 539
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 56 69
Median hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 £15.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +23.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Client/Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Client/Server Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Lancashire +15 5 £155 -56.49%
Cheshire +8 4 - - 1
Manchester -9 1 - - 3
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 West region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Network Design
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (20.00%) High Availability
5 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) MS Office
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (13.33%) ERP
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) IIS
6 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 2 (13.33%) LAN
6 2 (13.33%) WAN
6 2 (13.33%) SLA
6 2 (13.33%) JBoss
6 2 (13.33%) MCSE

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) PaaS
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
General
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Development Manager
3 2 (13.33%) ICT Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) ICT Support
3 2 (13.33%) ICT Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Software Development Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Software Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) Ext JS
3 2 (13.33%) Middleware
3 2 (13.33%) WCF
4 1 (6.67%) Dojo
4 1 (6.67%) EJB
4 1 (6.67%) JPA
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) JSP
4 1 (6.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Network Design
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) High Availability
2 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) IT Governance
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (13.33%) SOA
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Use Case
3 2 (13.33%) Web Accessibility
3 2 (13.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) Lua
4 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) MCSA
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) MCTS
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Mitel
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) VMware