The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 120 115 98
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 8 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.12% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% 0.48% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
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£400 - £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £345 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.40% -6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £33.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-56.06% -
Client/Server
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
700 626 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.44% 24.70% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 291 266
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £240 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 43
Average hourly rate £12.42 £13.22 £18.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.05% -26.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.76 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £19.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh 0 4 £400 -
Glasgow - 3 £325 -
Stirling - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) CSS
3 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) User Experience
4 4 (19.05%) Web Application Development
4 4 (19.05%) Data Structures
4 4 (19.05%) Algorithms
4 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
4 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
4 4 (19.05%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) SAN
4 4 (19.05%) jQuery
4 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 3 (14.29%) MVC
5 3 (14.29%) Finance
5 3 (14.29%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) MS Office
5 3 (14.29%) Linux

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) FTP
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) FitNesse
1 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Server Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Server Support
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) CSS
3 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
4 4 (19.05%) jQuery
4 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (9.52%) Sass
5 2 (9.52%) Ext JS
5 2 (9.52%) Dojo
6 1 (4.76%) WCF
6 1 (4.76%) WPF
6 1 (4.76%) RESTful
6 1 (4.76%) J2EE
6 1 (4.76%) SOAP
6 1 (4.76%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) XML
6 1 (4.76%) XSLT
6 1 (4.76%) MSMQ
6 1 (4.76%) Spring
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) User Experience
2 4 (19.05%) Data Structures
2 4 (19.05%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.52%) EqualLogic
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.76%) Market Risk
4 1 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Web Application Development
2 3 (14.29%) MVC
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) TDD
3 2 (9.52%) Network Design
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) Build Automation
4 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.76%) OWASP
4 1 (4.76%) UX Design
4 1 (4.76%) BDD
4 1 (4.76%) AOP
4 1 (4.76%) Web Development
4 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) C++
3 3 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (9.52%) WSUS
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Dell
3 2 (9.52%) CommVault
3 2 (9.52%) Symantec
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) HP