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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 104 111 106
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 20 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.88% 0.90% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
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£400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -50.00%
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
695 556 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.20% 22.79% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 250 248
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 18
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.13 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.26% -18.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.82 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £17.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 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
Glasgow +6 12 - -
Edinburgh -9 8 £400 +6.66% 3
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (53.85%) .NET
2 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 11 (42.31%) C#
3 11 (42.31%) Oracle
3 11 (42.31%) Finance
4 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 9 (34.62%) User Experience
6 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (23.08%) Banking
7 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 6 (23.08%) CSS
8 5 (19.23%) Windows
8 5 (19.23%) Web Services
8 5 (19.23%) Investment Banking
8 5 (19.23%) Market Risk
8 5 (19.23%) Multithreading
8 5 (19.23%) UX Design
9 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (15.38%) Umbraco
9 4 (15.38%) WPF
9 4 (15.38%) CMS
9 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 4 (15.38%) MS Office
9 4 (15.38%) SQL
9 4 (15.38%) Firewall
10 3 (11.54%) MVC
10 3 (11.54%) Migration
10 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
10 3 (11.54%) Linux

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (15.38%) CMS
1 4 (15.38%) Umbraco
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) VLAN
2 2 (7.69%) Network Security
2 2 (7.69%) VPN
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) ClearCase
1 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.85%) JUnit
2 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.85%) NUnit
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) FitNesse
2 1 (3.85%) Mockito
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 5 (19.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
3 2 (7.69%) DBA
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Release Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (7.69%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.85%) Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Software Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) .NET
2 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 6 (23.08%) CSS
4 5 (19.23%) Web Services
5 4 (15.38%) WPF
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.69%) Spring
7 2 (7.69%) J2EE
8 1 (3.85%) EJB
8 1 (3.85%) JSP
8 1 (3.85%) Servlets
8 1 (3.85%) SOAP
8 1 (3.85%) Struts
8 1 (3.85%) JSF
8 1 (3.85%) Ajax
8 1 (3.85%) Java SE
8 1 (3.85%) WCF
8 1 (3.85%) XML
8 1 (3.85%) XSLT
8 1 (3.85%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) User Experience
2 5 (19.23%) Market Risk
3 2 (7.69%) Fat Client
3 2 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000
3 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Solaris
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) Multithreading
2 5 (19.23%) UX Design
3 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
3 3 (11.54%) MVC
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) TDD
4 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
4 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.69%) Release Management
4 2 (7.69%) Build Automation
4 2 (7.69%) Network Design
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.85%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) C#
2 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) VBScript
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) AspectJ
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) CA Endevor
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Avaloq
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) IBM