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 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 156 146 129
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.11% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.37% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £225 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £325 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £325 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £367 £400 £328
% change year-on-year
-8.37% +22.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1242 1072 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.85% 29.17% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 588 457
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 77 74
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.00 £19.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% -16.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £12.00 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.46 £49.28 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

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 May 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 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
Cheshire -7 3 £200 -
Lancashire - 1 £370 -
Client/Server
England

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

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

1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) IIS
2 5 (45.45%) SLA
2 5 (45.45%) WCF
2 5 (45.45%) Ext JS
2 5 (45.45%) Web Accessibility
2 5 (45.45%) High Availability
2 5 (45.45%) Coaching
2 5 (45.45%) Driving Licence
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 2 (18.18%) Use Case
5 2 (18.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) Web Design
5 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) CCNA
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) LAN

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 (45.45%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Development Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Software Development Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Software Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Support
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Support
2 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) LAN Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) WAN Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) Ext JS
2 5 (45.45%) WCF
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) SAML
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Driving Licence
2 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Coaching
1 5 (45.45%) High Availability
1 5 (45.45%) Web Accessibility
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Use Case
3 2 (18.18%) Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (9.09%) Microservices
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) Lua
4 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCP
2 2 (18.18%) MCSA
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) VMware