The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 42 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 13 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.16% 0.72% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.08% 2.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Median daily rate £367 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £26.09 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-11.83% -14.46%
Client/Server
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Miscellaneous Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
129 94 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 31.31% 33.69% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 65 22
Median daily rate £450 £350 £272
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +28.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £275 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 £12.25 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% -3.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.25 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.30 £13.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing Client/Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Client/Server across the Sheffield region.

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server across the Sheffield region.

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Linux
3 16 (80.00%) Unix
4 7 (35.00%) Firewall
5 5 (25.00%) Information Management
5 5 (25.00%) HTTP
5 5 (25.00%) Network Security
6 4 (20.00%) Security Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (20.00%) GSEC
6 4 (20.00%) GCIH
7 3 (15.00%) Information Security
7 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.00%) Security Operations
8 2 (10.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (10.00%) SIEM
8 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.00%) Computer Security
8 2 (10.00%) Pega
8 2 (10.00%) Sybase
8 2 (10.00%) DB2
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle
8 2 (10.00%) HTML
8 2 (10.00%) Java
8 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (10.00%) CSS

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 1 (5.00%) JBoss
1 1 (5.00%) Moodle
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
1 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) HTTP
2 5 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Metasploit
1 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 11 (55.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Security Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Incident Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Monitoring Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Security Monitoring Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) JMS
1 2 (10.00%) JSP
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
1 2 (10.00%) Servlets
1 2 (10.00%) Spring
1 2 (10.00%) Struts
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
1 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Linux
3 16 (80.00%) Unix
4 2 (10.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Information Management
2 4 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Computer Security
4 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (10.00%) SIEM
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (5.00%) UML
5 1 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) GCIH
1 4 (20.00%) GSEC
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (5.00%) Nessus
2 1 (5.00%) Nmap
2 1 (5.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) Pega
1 2 (10.00%) Sybase
1 2 (10.00%) Vitria
2 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (5.00%) BEA
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Splunk