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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 221 214 211
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 25 49 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.51% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 1.78% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 21
Average daily rate £326 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.43% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £305 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
+4.64% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £46.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.97 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.29% +19.82%
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
2606 2747 2505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.44% 28.79% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1522 1435 1298
Average daily rate £388 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 181 169
Average hourly rate £43.00 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.88% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.92 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Buckinghamshire +10 7 £313 - 2
Surrey -10 7 £448 +37.69% 11
Berkshire +9 4 £475 +47.28% 5
Oxfordshire - 3 £238 - 6
Hampshire -18 2 £390 -13.33% 5
Middlesex - 1 £400 -
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 18 (28.13%) SQL
1 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.56%) Oracle
2 17 (26.56%) Windows
2 17 (26.56%) Linux
3 16 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (23.44%) HTTP
5 14 (21.88%) SSH
6 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
7 12 (18.75%) Unix
7 12 (18.75%) Web Services
7 12 (18.75%) Project Management
8 11 (17.19%) Firewall
8 11 (17.19%) DNS
8 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (17.19%) Finance
9 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
9 10 (15.63%) FTP
9 10 (15.63%) XML
9 10 (15.63%) SAN
9 10 (15.63%) Middleware
10 9 (14.06%) SMTP
10 9 (14.06%) Solaris
10 9 (14.06%) NAS
11 8 (12.50%) DataPower
11 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (12.50%) WebSphere
11 8 (12.50%) VMware
11 8 (12.50%) JMS

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.25%) IIS
4 3 (4.69%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.56%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.56%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) SaaS
2 2 (3.13%) Office 365
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.44%) HTTP
2 14 (21.88%) SSH
3 11 (17.19%) DNS
3 11 (17.19%) Firewall
4 10 (15.63%) FTP
4 10 (15.63%) SAN
4 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
5 9 (14.06%) NAS
5 9 (14.06%) SMTP
6 8 (12.50%) SSL
7 6 (9.38%) LDAP
7 6 (9.38%) WAN
8 5 (7.81%) DHCP
9 3 (4.69%) ADSL
9 3 (4.69%) CTI
9 3 (4.69%) Internet
9 3 (4.69%) ISDN
9 3 (4.69%) LAN
9 3 (4.69%) PBX
9 3 (4.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.69%) DB2
6 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.56%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.69%) HP UFT
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.13%) Toad
4 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.56%) Log4j
4 1 (1.56%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Banking
2 7 (10.94%) Investment Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.69%) Billing
5 2 (3.13%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.13%) Law
6 1 (1.56%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.56%) Military
6 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Developer
2 12 (18.75%) Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Administrator
3 7 (10.94%) SQL Developer
3 7 (10.94%) Storage Administrator
3 7 (10.94%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 7 (10.94%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (10.94%) Unix Administrator
3 7 (10.94%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 6 (9.38%) C# Developer
5 5 (7.81%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (7.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (7.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) Web Services
2 10 (15.63%) Middleware
2 10 (15.63%) XML
3 8 (12.50%) JMS
4 7 (10.94%) .NET
4 7 (10.94%) HTML
4 7 (10.94%) IBM Integration Bus
5 6 (9.38%) .NET Framework
5 6 (9.38%) CSS
6 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET
6 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (7.81%) jQuery
6 5 (7.81%) REST
6 5 (7.81%) SOAP
6 5 (7.81%) WCF
7 3 (4.69%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.56%) JSP
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (12.50%) DataPower
2 6 (9.38%) Cryptography
2 6 (9.38%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.69%) Clustering
4 2 (3.13%) FMCG
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.56%) Linux
1 17 (26.56%) Windows
2 12 (18.75%) Unix
3 9 (14.06%) Solaris
4 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.81%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.13%) AIX
7 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.56%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) Project Management
2 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (12.50%) ITIL
4 7 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (10.94%) High Availability
4 7 (10.94%) Migration
4 7 (10.94%) Service Management
5 6 (9.38%) Load Balancing
5 6 (9.38%) MVC
5 6 (9.38%) Software Testing
6 5 (7.81%) Requirements Management
6 5 (7.81%) UML
7 4 (6.25%) SOA
7 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.69%) Logistics
8 3 (4.69%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.69%) QMS
8 3 (4.69%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.69%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) SQL
2 6 (9.38%) C#
2 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.69%) Java
4 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.56%) C++
5 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
1 5 (7.81%) ISEB
2 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) CREST Certified
4 2 (3.13%) Cyber Scheme
4 2 (3.13%) IBM Certification
4 2 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.13%) MCITP
4 2 (3.13%) MCTS
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.13%) OSCP
4 2 (3.13%) Tigerscheme
5 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.56%) CCNA
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) PCI DSS
1 3 (4.69%) QA
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.94%) RHEV
4 2 (3.13%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (4.69%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.56%) Oracle
3 8 (12.50%) EMC
3 8 (12.50%) IBM
3 8 (12.50%) VMware
4 7 (10.94%) Brocade
4 7 (10.94%) Red Hat
4 7 (10.94%) Sun
5 5 (7.81%) Apple
5 5 (7.81%) CA
5 5 (7.81%) Cisco
6 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.69%) Citrix
6 3 (4.69%) SAP
6 3 (4.69%) SolarWinds
6 3 (4.69%) Symantec
7 2 (3.13%) HP
7 2 (3.13%) Intel Security
7 2 (3.13%) Juniper
8 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
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