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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 118 108 94
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 6 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.16% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 0.62% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £515 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.03% +28.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £515 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £515 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
-61.33% -26.47%
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
739 647 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.74% 25.94% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 332 250
Average daily rate £350 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £204 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 54
Average hourly rate £15.77 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.30% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £9.25 £9.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.38 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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 23 September 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 £375 - 6
Glasgow -19 1 £325 - 1
Stirling - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Client/Server
UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) .NET
3 4 (21.05%) C++
3 4 (21.05%) MS Office
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 4 (21.05%) jQuery
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
3 4 (21.05%) Web Application Development
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
5 2 (10.53%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.53%) DNS
5 2 (10.53%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 2 (10.53%) DHCP
5 2 (10.53%) Symantec
5 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (10.53%) Dell
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) Network Security
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 1 (5.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
1 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Server Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) CSS
1 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) jQuery
3 2 (10.53%) Ext JS
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (10.53%) Dojo
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.53%) Sass
4 1 (5.26%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) WPF
4 1 (5.26%) J2EE
4 1 (5.26%) AppFabric
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (5.26%) RESTful
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) XSLT
4 1 (5.26%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) EqualLogic
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Web Application Development
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) TDD
2 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.26%) OWASP
3 1 (5.26%) BDD
3 1 (5.26%) AOP
3 1 (5.26%) Web Development
3 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.26%) SOA
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) E-business
3 1 (5.26%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (10.53%) WSUS
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Dell
2 2 (10.53%) CommVault
2 2 (10.53%) Symantec
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Lumension
3 1 (5.26%) HP