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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 41 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.99% 0.43% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.76% 1.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
+4.64% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.97 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.29% +19.82%
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
145 57 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 35.80% 24.78% 33.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 37 44
Average daily rate £455 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.26% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £233 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £9.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.71% -45.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (40.00%) Moodle
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) OneDrive
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows NT
4 1 (20.00%) QRadar
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
4 1 (20.00%) Metasploit
4 1 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (20.00%) Nessus
4 1 (20.00%) Nmap

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 2 (40.00%) Moodle
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
1 2 (40.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Monitoring Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Monitoring Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nessus
1 1 (20.00%) Nmap
1 1 (20.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft