The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 211 252 227
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -25
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 31 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.18% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.34% 0.56% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 25
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £384 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.28% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £28.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-0.88% +88.33%
Client/Server
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2309 3028 3104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.84% 32.00% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1260 1745 1714
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 187 186
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +15.72%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Client/Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Client/Server Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 13 £330 - 1
Berkshire +10 12 £420 +20.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +15 3 £474 +12.46% 2
Surrey +16 1 £325 -7.14% 5
Oxfordshire -2 1 - -
Client/Server
England

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 42 (64.62%) Windows
2 37 (56.92%) Microsoft
3 30 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 27 (41.54%) Active Directory
5 26 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 23 (35.38%) SQL Server
7 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (32.31%) Internet
9 20 (30.77%) MS Excel
10 19 (29.23%) SMTP
10 19 (29.23%) Scrum
11 16 (24.62%) Oracle
11 16 (24.62%) Patch Management
12 14 (21.54%) Information Assurance
12 14 (21.54%) MS Exchange
12 14 (21.54%) Citrix
12 14 (21.54%) CISSP
12 14 (21.54%) Cryptography
12 14 (21.54%) CESG
12 14 (21.54%) IPsec
12 14 (21.54%) CESG Certified Professional
13 13 (20.00%) Windows Vista
14 12 (18.46%) PowerShell
14 12 (18.46%) Project Management
14 12 (18.46%) VMware
14 12 (18.46%) Unix
14 12 (18.46%) Java
15 11 (16.92%) VBScript
15 11 (16.92%) XML
15 11 (16.92%) FTP

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 14 (21.54%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (32.31%) Internet
2 19 (29.23%) SMTP
3 14 (21.54%) IPsec
4 11 (16.92%) FTP
4 11 (16.92%) SSH
5 8 (12.31%) Intranet
6 7 (10.77%) Extranet
7 6 (9.23%) HTTP
7 6 (9.23%) LAN
8 5 (7.69%) DNS
9 4 (6.15%) VPN
10 3 (4.62%) Wireless
11 2 (3.08%) Firewall
11 2 (3.08%) IPv4
11 2 (3.08%) Network Security
12 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
12 1 (1.54%) SAN
12 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
12 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) MySQL
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Eclipse
1 7 (10.77%) JIRA
2 6 (9.23%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.62%) Subversion
5 2 (3.08%) Ant
5 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.08%) Maven
5 2 (3.08%) Selenium
6 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.54%) JMeter
6 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.54%) MSI
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (15.38%) Developer
2 8 (12.31%) Security Advisor
3 7 (10.77%) Implementation Manager
3 7 (10.77%) Implementation Project Manager
3 7 (10.77%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.77%) Project Implementation Manager
3 7 (10.77%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.23%) Architect
4 6 (9.23%) C++ Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Information Assurance Leader
4 6 (9.23%) Java Software Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Software Developer
5 5 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
5 5 (7.69%) C++/Java Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.92%) XML
2 8 (12.31%) .NET
3 6 (9.23%) MFC
3 6 (9.23%) XML Messaging
4 5 (7.69%) WCF
5 4 (6.15%) HTML
5 4 (6.15%) Web Services
6 3 (4.62%) ATL
6 3 (4.62%) Qt
6 3 (4.62%) STL
7 2 (3.08%) CSS
7 2 (3.08%) CSS3
7 2 (3.08%) HTML5
7 2 (3.08%) Java EE
7 2 (3.08%) jQuery
7 2 (3.08%) JSP
8 1 (1.54%) Flash
8 1 (1.54%) Middleware
8 1 (1.54%) ODBC
8 1 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) CESG
1 14 (21.54%) Cryptography
2 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
3 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.77%) User Experience
4 6 (9.23%) Public Cloud
4 6 (9.23%) Replication
5 4 (6.15%) Data Structures
6 3 (4.62%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.54%) AS400
7 1 (1.54%) Clustering
7 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.54%) iPad
7 1 (1.54%) iPhone
7 1 (1.54%) Life Science
7 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (64.62%) Windows
2 13 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 12 (18.46%) Unix
4 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (12.31%) Apple iOS
6 6 (9.23%) Linux
7 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.69%) Windows Server
8 4 (6.15%) VMS
8 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.54%) Solaris
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.23%) Scrum
3 16 (24.62%) Patch Management
4 14 (21.54%) Information Assurance
5 12 (18.46%) Project Management
6 11 (16.92%) Fuzz Testing
6 11 (16.92%) OWASP
7 10 (15.38%) Risk Management
8 9 (13.85%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (13.85%) Ethical Hacking
8 9 (13.85%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (13.85%) Security Architecture
9 8 (12.31%) ISMS
9 8 (12.31%) ITIL
9 8 (12.31%) Migration
9 8 (12.31%) Validation
10 7 (10.77%) Configuration Management
10 7 (10.77%) PRINCE2
10 7 (10.77%) Service Management
11 6 (9.23%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.46%) Java
1 12 (18.46%) PowerShell
2 11 (16.92%) VBScript
3 10 (15.38%) C++
4 9 (13.85%) SQL
5 7 (10.77%) C#
6 3 (4.62%) C
7 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.54%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 26 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (21.54%) CESG Certified Professional
3 14 (21.54%) CISSP
4 9 (13.85%) CEH
5 8 (12.31%) Degree
6 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.08%) ISACA
8 2 (3.08%) MCITP
8 2 (3.08%) MCSA
8 2 (3.08%) SANS
9 1 (1.54%) CISM
9 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.54%) ISEB
9 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.54%) MCDST
9 1 (1.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) RMADS
2 5 (7.69%) QA
3 3 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.54%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (41.54%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.92%) Sendmail
3 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) SCCM
2 7 (10.77%) SCOrch
2 7 (10.77%) SCSM
3 5 (7.69%) SCDPM
3 5 (7.69%) SCOM
3 5 (7.69%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.54%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.54%) Perfmon
5 1 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (56.92%) Microsoft
2 16 (24.62%) Oracle
3 14 (21.54%) Citrix
4 12 (18.46%) VMware
5 5 (7.69%) Telerik
6 3 (4.62%) HP
7 2 (3.08%) Adobe
7 2 (3.08%) Alterian
7 2 (3.08%) F5
8 1 (1.54%) Apple
8 1 (1.54%) NetApp
8 1 (1.54%) Sophos
8 1 (1.54%) Sybase
8 1 (1.54%) Symantec