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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 216 193 208
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 42 35 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.41% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 1.52% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 19
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£400 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £253 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £42.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -50.00%
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
2857 2307 1971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.05% 27.03% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1585 1229 902
Average daily rate £375 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 133 187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Hampshire -13 17 £425 +44.68% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 12 £325 -31.57% 3
Surrey +1 8 £325 -7.14% 2
Berkshire -17 3 £325 +6.12% 3
Oxfordshire -18 1 £315 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 37 (48.68%) Windows
2 32 (42.11%) SQL
3 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 18 (23.68%) VMware
6 17 (22.37%) Web Services
7 16 (21.05%) Finance
8 15 (19.74%) Migration
8 15 (19.74%) TDD
8 15 (19.74%) HP Quality Center
8 15 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (18.42%) Scrum
9 14 (18.42%) XML
9 14 (18.42%) HTTP
9 14 (18.42%) Apple iOS
10 13 (17.11%) iOS Development
10 13 (17.11%) Linux
10 13 (17.11%) SOAP
10 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
10 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (17.11%) HP
10 13 (17.11%) Apple
10 13 (17.11%) RESTful
11 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
11 12 (15.79%) Cocoa
11 12 (15.79%) Objective-C
11 12 (15.79%) Subversion
11 12 (15.79%) Oracle
11 12 (15.79%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 11 (14.47%) IIS
2 5 (6.58%) GlassFish
2 5 (6.58%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.26%) Apache
4 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.32%) CMS
5 1 (1.32%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.32%) Drupal
5 1 (1.32%) WordPress
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.32%) Lync
5 1 (1.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) Fireworks
2 3 (3.95%) PaintShop Pro
2 3 (3.95%) Adobe Captivate
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.42%) HTTP
2 7 (9.21%) Internet
2 7 (9.21%) NAS
3 6 (7.89%) SAN
4 5 (6.58%) Intranet
4 5 (6.58%) FTP
4 5 (6.58%) SSH
5 3 (3.95%) DNS
6 2 (2.63%) SSL
6 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.63%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.32%) NFC
7 1 (1.32%) Extranet
7 1 (1.32%) RFID
7 1 (1.32%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.32%) LAN
7 1 (1.32%) WAN
7 1 (1.32%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.53%) RDBMS
2 8 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.21%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.26%) OLAP
4 4 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.26%) OLTP
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.32%) MySQL
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.32%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Subversion
1 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.16%) StarTeam
3 8 (10.53%) MSI
4 7 (9.21%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (5.26%) JIRA
6 3 (3.95%) QARun
6 3 (3.95%) Toad
6 3 (3.95%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (3.95%) TestDirector
6 3 (3.95%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.63%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.32%) Selenium
General
1 16 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Publishing
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Developer
2 12 (15.79%) Mobile Developer
3 11 (14.47%) Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) iOS Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Migration Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) DBA
6 6 (7.89%) Consultant
6 6 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) SQL DBA
7 5 (6.58%) Security Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Author
7 5 (6.58%) Technical Author
8 4 (5.26%) Technical Support
8 4 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Administrator
9 3 (3.95%) Technical Support Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) Web Services
2 14 (18.42%) XML
3 13 (17.11%) RESTful
3 13 (17.11%) SOAP
4 12 (15.79%) Cocoa Touch
4 12 (15.79%) Cocoa
5 11 (14.47%) .NET
6 10 (13.16%) CSS
7 9 (11.84%) HTML
8 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET
9 6 (7.89%) J2EE
9 6 (7.89%) Ajax
9 6 (7.89%) WCF
10 5 (6.58%) LINQ
11 4 (5.26%) jQuery
11 4 (5.26%) WPF
11 4 (5.26%) .NET Framework
11 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (3.95%) WinForms
12 3 (3.95%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 10 (13.16%) Data Structures
2 10 (13.16%) iPhone
2 10 (13.16%) iPad
3 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.95%) Clustering
5 3 (3.95%) E-Learning
5 3 (3.95%) SCORM
5 3 (3.95%) Statistics
6 2 (2.63%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.63%) User Experience
7 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.32%) IPTV
7 1 (1.32%) Kinect
7 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.32%) Open Source
7 1 (1.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (48.68%) Windows
2 14 (18.42%) Apple iOS
3 13 (17.11%) Linux
4 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (10.53%) UNIX
4 8 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 7 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (9.21%) Solaris
6 4 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.26%) Android
7 2 (2.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.74%) TDD
2 15 (19.74%) Migration
2 15 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (18.42%) Scrum
4 13 (17.11%) iOS Development
5 10 (13.16%) Kanban
5 10 (13.16%) ITIL
5 10 (13.16%) Configuration Management
6 9 (11.84%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (9.21%) MVC
9 6 (7.89%) System Testing
10 5 (6.58%) SOA
11 4 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (5.26%) Web Development
11 4 (5.26%) Load Balancing
11 4 (5.26%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.26%) Manual Testing
11 4 (5.26%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.11%) SQL
2 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 12 (15.79%) Objective-C
3 10 (13.16%) C#
4 9 (11.84%) Java
5 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.58%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.95%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.95%) ActionScript
6 3 (3.95%) PHP
6 3 (3.95%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (2.63%) Ruby
7 2 (2.63%) C++
7 2 (2.63%) Python
8 1 (1.32%) Delphi
8 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (14.47%) DV Cleared
4 7 (9.21%) MCSE
4 7 (9.21%) Degree
4 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
5 6 (7.89%) ISEB
6 3 (3.95%) MCITP
7 2 (2.63%) BC Cleared
7 2 (2.63%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (2.63%) MCTS
7 2 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.32%) MCDST
8 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.26%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.63%) Veritas File System
4 2 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.32%) XenApp
5 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (19.74%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (10.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.26%) SCCM
3 4 (5.26%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 4 (5.26%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.95%) SAP Afaria
5 2 (2.63%) SCOM
5 2 (2.63%) MOM
5 2 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.32%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 18 (23.68%) VMware
3 13 (17.11%) Apple
3 13 (17.11%) HP
4 12 (15.79%) Oracle
5 7 (9.21%) Sun
5 7 (9.21%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.58%) SAP
7 4 (5.26%) IBM
7 4 (5.26%) Symantec
7 4 (5.26%) McAfee
8 3 (3.95%) Informatica
8 3 (3.95%) Adobe
9 2 (2.63%) Veritas
9 2 (2.63%) Red Gate
10 1 (1.32%) Facebook
10 1 (1.32%) Citrix
10 1 (1.32%) Zend
10 1 (1.32%) Cognos
10 1 (1.32%) Sybase