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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 41 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 16 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.60% 0.32% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.51% 1.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate £367 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £367 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.68 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+46.73% -34.68%
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
139 98 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 31.31% 31.11% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 68 22
Average daily rate £475 £375 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +42.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.10 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £22.70 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Linux
3 16 (76.19%) Unix
4 8 (38.10%) Firewall
5 5 (23.81%) Information Management
5 5 (23.81%) HTTP
5 5 (23.81%) Network Security
6 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (19.05%) GSEC
6 4 (19.05%) GCIH
6 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (19.05%) Information Security
7 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 3 (14.29%) SIEM
8 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
8 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.52%) OneDrive
8 2 (9.52%) Computer Security
8 2 (9.52%) Pega
8 2 (9.52%) Moodle
8 2 (9.52%) Security Operations
8 2 (9.52%) Office 365
8 2 (9.52%) QRadar
8 2 (9.52%) DNS
8 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
8 2 (9.52%) MS Excel

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (9.52%) Moodle
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.76%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
1 2 (9.52%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) HTTP
2 5 (23.81%) Network Security
3 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.52%) DNS
4 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) DB2
2 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Metasploit
1 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Security Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Monitoring Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Security Monitoring Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) CSS
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) JMS
1 2 (9.52%) JSP
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
1 2 (9.52%) Servlets
1 2 (9.52%) Spring
1 2 (9.52%) Struts
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
1 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Linux
3 16 (76.19%) Unix
4 2 (9.52%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Information Management
2 4 (19.05%) Information Security
2 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (14.29%) SIEM
4 2 (9.52%) Computer Security
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) MVC
4 2 (9.52%) OO
4 2 (9.52%) Security Operations
4 2 (9.52%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) SDLC
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) GCIH
1 4 (19.05%) GSEC
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) QRadar
2 1 (4.76%) Nessus
2 1 (4.76%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
1 2 (9.52%) Pega
1 2 (9.52%) Sybase
1 2 (9.52%) Vitria
2 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
2 1 (4.76%) BEA
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) Splunk