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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 112 120 111
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 24 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 0.40% 0.082%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.52% 1.44% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 1
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£300 £313 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -39.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £53.00
% change year-on-year
- -72.64%
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
954 765 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.09% 27.93% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 400 339
Average daily rate £365 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 24
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £57.95 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Lanarkshire -3 8 £103 -10.86%
North Lanarkshire - 7 £115 -
Glasgow +6 6 £375 +25.00%
Edinburgh -18 2 £294 -16.07%
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
4 13 (39.39%) VMware
5 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (30.30%) Backup Exec
6 10 (30.30%) Finance
6 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 9 (27.27%) SQL
8 8 (24.24%) Symantec
8 8 (24.24%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (21.21%) SCCM
9 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (18.18%) Migration
10 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 6 (18.18%) MS Office
10 6 (18.18%) ITIL
10 6 (18.18%) UNIX
10 6 (18.18%) OO
11 5 (15.15%) Oracle
11 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
11 5 (15.15%) HTML
11 5 (15.15%) Java
11 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (15.15%) TDD

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Office
2 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) DNS
2 2 (6.06%) SAN
2 2 (6.06%) LAN
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
2 2 (6.06%) DHCP
2 2 (6.06%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (12.12%) Informix
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JUnit
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
1 1 (3.03%) Selenium
1 1 (3.03%) Mockito
1 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (36.36%) Developer
3 10 (30.30%) Support Engineer
3 10 (30.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Perl Developer
5 4 (12.12%) ICT Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C++ Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior C++ Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) HTML
2 4 (12.12%) XSL
3 2 (6.06%) Middleware
3 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.06%) EJB
3 2 (6.06%) JSP
3 2 (6.06%) Servlets
4 1 (3.03%) Struts
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) J2EE
4 1 (3.03%) Spring
4 1 (3.03%) JSF
4 1 (3.03%) Ajax
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.03%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) CLARiiON
1 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
4 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (18.18%) UNIX
6 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 2 (6.06%) Linux
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) Migration
2 6 (18.18%) OO
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (15.15%) TDD
4 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
4 4 (12.12%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.06%) Test Management
6 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.06%) Network Design
6 2 (6.06%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (6.06%) SOA
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) Perl
3 4 (12.12%) VBA
3 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.06%) C++
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) A+ Certification
2 4 (12.12%) Network+ Certification
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (12.12%) ACSA
2 4 (12.12%) MCTS
2 4 (12.12%) MCITP
2 4 (12.12%) MCSE
2 4 (12.12%) MCSA
2 4 (12.12%) CCNA
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.12%) CCENT
3 2 (6.06%) ISEB
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.06%) XenApp
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
4 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Backup Exec
2 8 (24.24%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (21.21%) SCCM
4 2 (6.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) VMware
3 8 (24.24%) Symantec
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco
5 4 (12.12%) Apple
6 2 (6.06%) Dell
6 2 (6.06%) EMC
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix
6 2 (6.06%) CommVault
6 2 (6.06%) Veritas
6 2 (6.06%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (3.03%) Sybase