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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 121 116 114
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 23 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 0.60% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.42% 2.25% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 15
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £343 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £368
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-55.38% +8.33%
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
950 756 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.86% 26.90% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 388 386
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 65 60
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.69 £17.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.55% -0.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.83 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £33.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +4 20 £523 +22.94% 5
Cheshire -3 2 £315 -25.88% 2
Merseyside - - - -
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 13 (39.39%) SAP
2 12 (36.36%) ERP
2 12 (36.36%) SAP ERP
3 11 (33.33%) CRM
3 11 (33.33%) Linux
3 11 (33.33%) DB2
3 11 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 11 (33.33%) SAP BW
3 11 (33.33%) NetWeaver
4 9 (27.27%) RDBMS
4 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 8 (24.24%) ITIL
5 8 (24.24%) SAP Basis
6 7 (21.21%) Cisco
7 6 (18.18%) CCNP
7 6 (18.18%) CCNA
7 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
7 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (18.18%) ETL
7 6 (18.18%) QlikView
8 5 (15.15%) Finance
8 5 (15.15%) OLTP
8 5 (15.15%) Windows
8 5 (15.15%) OLAP
8 5 (15.15%) Nortel
8 5 (15.15%) Avaya
9 4 (12.12%) Project Management
9 4 (12.12%) PaaS

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (33.33%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (36.36%) SAP ERP
2 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) PaaS
1 4 (12.12%) IaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) SAN
2 1 (3.03%) Wireless
2 1 (3.03%) DMZ
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
2 1 (3.03%) ATM
2 1 (3.03%) LAN
2 1 (3.03%) VoIP
2 1 (3.03%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) DB2
1 11 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 9 (27.27%) RDBMS
2 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (18.18%) QlikView
4 5 (15.15%) OLTP
4 5 (15.15%) OLAP
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) QlikView Developer
5 4 (12.12%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (9.09%) SAP Basis Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Support Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Support Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Support
7 2 (6.06%) Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
7 2 (6.06%) Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) SAP Basis
2 2 (6.06%) J2EE
2 2 (6.06%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) jQuery
3 1 (3.03%) Java EE
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) Servlets
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
1 2 (6.06%) Thin Client
1 2 (6.06%) Fat Client
1 2 (6.06%) Life Science
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.03%) Open Source
2 1 (3.03%) e-Health
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) ERP
2 11 (33.33%) CRM
3 8 (24.24%) ITIL
4 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (18.18%) ETL
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.09%) Logistics
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
6 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
7 2 (6.06%) Time Management
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.06%) Software Asset Management
7 2 (6.06%) Software Licensing
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.03%) Software License Management
8 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) CCNP
1 6 (18.18%) CCNA
1 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) VMFS
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.03%) vCloud
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) SAP
2 11 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 7 (21.21%) Cisco
4 5 (15.15%) Nortel
4 5 (15.15%) Avaya
5 1 (3.03%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Dell
5 1 (3.03%) EMC
5 1 (3.03%) CA
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) Symantec
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