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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 213 220 195
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 64 33 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.36% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.09% 1.20% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 20 17
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£375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £314 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £414 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.80% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £55.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -64.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £53.00
% change year-on-year
- -72.64%
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
3062 2749 2360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.46% 29.59% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1726 1505 1236
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 153 143
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Client/Server Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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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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
Berkshire +7 20 £420 +12.00% 3
Surrey -1 12 £319 -6.25% 8
Hampshire -2 12 £363 -9.37% 10
Oxfordshire -16 10 £230 -34.28%
West Sussex -12 5 £426 - 3
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £300 - 9
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 65 (48.15%) Windows
2 54 (40.00%) SQL
3 51 (37.78%) Microsoft
4 38 (28.15%) Linux
5 34 (25.19%) Oracle
5 34 (25.19%) Active Directory
6 33 (24.44%) Web Services
6 33 (24.44%) Security Cleared
6 33 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (23.70%) VMware
8 31 (22.96%) MS Excel
9 30 (22.22%) UNIX
10 28 (20.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (20.74%) Migration
11 25 (18.52%) SQL Server
12 24 (17.78%) C#
12 24 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (17.04%) WCF
14 21 (15.56%) SCCM
14 21 (15.56%) .NET
15 20 (14.81%) Finance
16 19 (14.07%) Symantec
16 19 (14.07%) Norton AntiVirus
16 19 (14.07%) HP
16 19 (14.07%) SAN
17 17 (12.59%) HTTP
17 17 (12.59%) IIS
17 17 (12.59%) Web Development
17 17 (12.59%) DV Cleared
18 16 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 17 (12.59%) IIS
2 13 (9.63%) Apache
2 13 (9.63%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.93%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.19%) MS Exchange
4 7 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.44%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.48%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.74%) JBoss
8 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.74%) Node.js
Applications
1 31 (22.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.70%) MS Office
3 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) SaaS
2 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.74%) IaaS
3 1 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.07%) SAN
2 17 (12.59%) HTTP
3 16 (11.85%) Firewall
4 14 (10.37%) SSH
5 13 (9.63%) NAS
6 11 (8.15%) FTP
7 10 (7.41%) TCP/IP
7 10 (7.41%) DNS
8 8 (5.93%) SMTP
9 7 (5.19%) SSL
10 4 (2.96%) Internet
10 4 (2.96%) LDAP
11 3 (2.22%) DHCP
12 2 (1.48%) X.400
12 2 (1.48%) Intranet
13 1 (0.74%) Wireless
13 1 (0.74%) LAN
13 1 (0.74%) WAN
13 1 (0.74%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.15%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.96%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.48%) DB2
6 2 (1.48%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.74%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.74%) SQLite
7 1 (0.74%) dBASE
7 1 (0.74%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 14 (10.37%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.44%) Subversion
4 6 (4.44%) StarTeam
5 5 (3.70%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.96%) MSI
7 3 (2.22%) Wise Package Studio
8 2 (1.48%) NUnit
8 2 (1.48%) JSUnit
8 2 (1.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.74%) Log4j
9 1 (0.74%) Xcode
9 1 (0.74%) JIRA
9 1 (0.74%) Selenium
9 1 (0.74%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.74%) JUnit
General
1 20 (14.81%) Finance
2 8 (5.93%) Banking
3 5 (3.70%) Marketing
4 3 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.22%) Publishing
5 2 (1.48%) Military
5 2 (1.48%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.48%) Retail
6 1 (0.74%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 34 (25.19%) Developer
2 17 (12.59%) Analyst
3 9 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (6.67%) C# Developer
3 9 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 8 (5.93%) Programmer
4 8 (5.93%) Support Analyst
4 8 (5.93%) C# Programmer
5 7 (5.19%) Support Engineer
5 7 (5.19%) Administrator
5 7 (5.19%) Network Engineer
5 7 (5.19%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (5.19%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 7 (5.19%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (4.44%) Applications Engineer
6 6 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (4.44%) Consultant
6 6 (4.44%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 5 (3.70%) iOS Developer
7 5 (3.70%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.44%) Web Services
2 23 (17.04%) WCF
3 21 (15.56%) .NET
4 16 (11.85%) RESTful
5 14 (10.37%) HTML
5 14 (10.37%) CSS
6 13 (9.63%) ASP.NET
6 13 (9.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (8.89%) jQuery
7 12 (8.89%) XML
7 12 (8.89%) WPF
8 10 (7.41%) .NET Framework
9 8 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (5.93%) SOAP
9 8 (5.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (5.19%) REST
10 7 (5.19%) Middleware
11 6 (4.44%) Cocoa
11 6 (4.44%) JMS
11 6 (4.44%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.15%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (6.67%) Clustering
3 9 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.93%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.93%) Mobile Computing
5 6 (4.44%) DataPower
6 4 (2.96%) iPad
6 4 (2.96%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.96%) FlexPod
6 4 (2.96%) iPhone
7 3 (2.22%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.22%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.74%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.74%) User Experience
8 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.74%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 65 (48.15%) Windows
2 38 (28.15%) Linux
3 33 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (22.22%) UNIX
5 28 (20.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (11.11%) Solaris
7 12 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (8.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (8.15%) Windows 7
9 7 (5.19%) Windows 2000
10 6 (4.44%) Apple iOS
10 6 (4.44%) Windows XP
11 5 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (2.22%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.48%) Windows NT
13 2 (1.48%) AIX
13 2 (1.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.74%) Migration
2 24 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (12.59%) Web Development
4 15 (11.11%) MVC
5 14 (10.37%) Data Migration
6 13 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (9.63%) Scrum
7 12 (8.89%) Configuration Management
8 11 (8.15%) Unit Testing
8 11 (8.15%) Capacity Management
9 8 (5.93%) System Testing
9 8 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (5.93%) Load Balancing
9 8 (5.93%) RAD
9 8 (5.93%) Change Management
10 7 (5.19%) Service Management
10 7 (5.19%) Problem Management
11 6 (4.44%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.44%) Validation
11 6 (4.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (40.00%) SQL
2 24 (17.78%) C#
3 16 (11.85%) T-SQL
4 13 (9.63%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.15%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.19%) VBScript
7 6 (4.44%) Java
8 5 (3.70%) VB
8 5 (3.70%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.96%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.22%) C++
11 1 (0.74%) C
11 1 (0.74%) Python
11 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.74%) Ruby
11 1 (0.74%) Perl
11 1 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.59%) DV Cleared
3 15 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 11 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.44%) MCTS
6 2 (1.48%) MCITP
6 2 (1.48%) Degree
6 2 (1.48%) MCSE
6 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.48%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.74%) ACSA
7 1 (0.74%) MCSA
7 1 (0.74%) CCNA
7 1 (0.74%) ISEB
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.74%) CCENT
7 1 (0.74%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.74%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.48%) QA
System Software
1 34 (25.19%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (2.96%) Veritas File System
6 3 (2.22%) RHEV
6 3 (2.22%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (15.56%) SCCM
2 19 (14.07%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (8.15%) Backup Exec
4 10 (7.41%) SCOM
5 9 (6.67%) NetBackup
6 6 (4.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (2.96%) SCVMM
7 4 (2.96%) SCDPM
7 4 (2.96%) SCSM
7 4 (2.96%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.48%) MOM
8 2 (1.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.48%) WMI
8 2 (1.48%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 51 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 34 (25.19%) Oracle
3 32 (23.70%) VMware
4 19 (14.07%) HP
4 19 (14.07%) Symantec
5 14 (10.37%) Red Hat
5 14 (10.37%) Apple
6 13 (9.63%) Sun
7 10 (7.41%) Telerik
8 6 (4.44%) SAP
8 6 (4.44%) IBM
9 5 (3.70%) Cisco
9 5 (3.70%) Informatica
9 5 (3.70%) Veritas
10 4 (2.96%) McAfee
10 4 (2.96%) Cognos
10 4 (2.96%) EMC
10 4 (2.96%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.96%) Lumension
10 4 (2.96%) CA