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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 120 111 112
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 16 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.53% 0.39% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.24% 1.61% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
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£325 £241 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.71% -41.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £156 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £269 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.66%
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
715 620 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.50% 24.33% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 306 286
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 12 13
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £13.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +90.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.60 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.80 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Client/Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 April 2015. 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
Glasgow -7 6 £220 -
Edinburgh -3 4 £350 +44.32% 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 20 (55.56%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) .NET
3 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
3 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
3 11 (30.56%) Windows
4 10 (27.78%) Oracle
4 10 (27.78%) SQL
4 10 (27.78%) C#
5 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 7 (19.44%) Migration
6 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
6 7 (19.44%) TDD
6 7 (19.44%) VMware
6 7 (19.44%) User Experience
7 6 (16.67%) MS Office
8 5 (13.89%) OO
8 5 (13.89%) CSS
8 5 (13.89%) Citrix
8 5 (13.89%) Banking
8 5 (13.89%) Investment Banking
8 5 (13.89%) Market Risk
8 5 (13.89%) Multithreading
8 5 (13.89%) UX Design
9 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (11.11%) Umbraco
9 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 4 (11.11%) MCITP

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 (11.11%) Umbraco
1 4 (11.11%) CMS
1 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) Network Security
3 2 (5.56%) VLAN
3 2 (5.56%) Intranet
3 2 (5.56%) SAN
3 2 (5.56%) LAN
3 2 (5.56%) WAN
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) Informix
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) JUnit
1 3 (8.33%) Subversion
1 3 (8.33%) Selenium
1 3 (8.33%) Mockito
1 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.56%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.78%) NUnit
General
1 20 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
2 5 (13.89%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Consultant
2 5 (13.89%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Perl Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Applications Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Release Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Business Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Coordinator
6 1 (2.78%) Architect
6 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.78%) Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) .NET
1 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (13.89%) CSS
3 4 (11.11%) Web Services
4 3 (8.33%) EJB
4 3 (8.33%) J2EE
4 3 (8.33%) JSP
4 3 (8.33%) Servlets
4 3 (8.33%) Struts
4 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 3 (8.33%) Ajax
4 3 (8.33%) Spring
4 3 (8.33%) JSF
4 3 (8.33%) WPF
4 3 (8.33%) Gherkin
4 3 (8.33%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (5.56%) HTML5
5 2 (5.56%) jQuery
5 2 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) User Experience
2 5 (13.89%) Market Risk
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.78%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (19.44%) Migration
2 7 (19.44%) TDD
3 5 (13.89%) OO
3 5 (13.89%) Multithreading
3 5 (13.89%) UX Design
4 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) CRM
5 3 (8.33%) Network Design
5 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Build Automation
6 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
6 2 (5.56%) Wealth Management
6 2 (5.56%) Release Management
6 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.56%) MVC
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
1 10 (27.78%) C#
2 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.11%) Perl
4 3 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) VBScript
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) MCITP
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (11.11%) MCSE
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) CA Endevor
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) VMware
3 5 (13.89%) Citrix
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.56%) Avaloq
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) Altiris