The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 59 69 68
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 13 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.51% 0.40% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.22% 1.47% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
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£344 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 £30.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.46% +5.17%
Client/Server
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
249 273 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.99% 27.63% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 128 100
Average daily rate £400 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £181 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 19
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.37% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £9.73 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £22.50 £18.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Client/Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Client/Server Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) C#
3 9 (69.23%) T-SQL
3 9 (69.23%) Web Services
3 9 (69.23%) WCF
3 9 (69.23%) WPF
3 9 (69.23%) RESTful
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
4 8 (61.54%) Mobile Computing
4 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
4 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (61.54%) System Testing
4 8 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (61.54%) Scrum
4 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (61.54%) Telerik
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 8 (61.54%) RAD
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) SCCM
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
7 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
1 8 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) C# Programmer
2 8 (61.54%) Programmer
2 8 (61.54%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Release Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Web Services
1 9 (69.23%) WCF
1 9 (69.23%) WPF
1 9 (69.23%) RESTful
1 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
1 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (61.54%) System Testing
1 8 (61.54%) Scrum
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) RAD
2 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) MCTS
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Telerik
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
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