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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 143 119 117
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 5 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.47% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 1.72% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
Median daily rate £438 £331 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +36.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £186 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £361 £265
UK excluding London median daily rate £367 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £15.68 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+46.73% -34.68%
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
1012 813 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.83% 27.08% 26.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 401 361
Median daily rate £378 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Client/Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 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
Edinburgh -11 4 £425 +21.42% 1
Glasgow +4 1 £450 +104.54% 3
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) Citrix
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) VBScript
3 8 (57.14%) Clustering
3 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (57.14%) XenApp
3 8 (57.14%) XenDesktop
3 8 (57.14%) NetScaler
4 7 (50.00%) Application Packaging
5 6 (42.86%) AppSense
5 6 (42.86%) WSUS
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 5 (35.71%) VMware
6 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
7 4 (28.57%) Service Management
7 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
7 4 (28.57%) Fiddler
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) SCOM
8 3 (21.43%) CSS
8 3 (21.43%) HTML
9 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.14%) InDesign
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) NetScaler
2 4 (28.57%) Wireshark
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) DB2
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix Support
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Server Support
4 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server Support
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) JSP
2 2 (14.29%) Servlets
2 2 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) CMDB
2 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 4 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Release Management
3 2 (14.29%) SDLC
3 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
1 8 (57.14%) VBScript
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) XenApp
2 8 (57.14%) XenDesktop
3 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
3 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) WSUS
2 4 (28.57%) SCOM
3 2 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Citrix
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) AppSense
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) Pega
5 2 (14.29%) Sybase
5 2 (14.29%) Symantec
6 1 (7.14%) Adobe
6 1 (7.14%) Apple
Glasgow
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £425 p/day
Posted: 14 days ago