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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 191 213 204
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -9
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 69 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 0.36% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.39% 1.24% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 14 9
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£350 £319 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £153 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £418 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -48.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.59 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-36.20% -25.71%
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
2888 2576 2394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.60% 28.87% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1560 1380 1151
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 139 172
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Hampshire +9 20 £400 +1.58% 3
Berkshire +17 18 £344 +114.84% 3
Surrey +6 10 £338 +3.84% 5
Buckinghamshire +6 9 £300 +50.00% 3
West Sussex -1 9 £375 +50.00%
Kent - 1 £513 -
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 57 (49.14%) SQL
2 54 (46.55%) Windows
3 44 (37.93%) Microsoft
4 36 (31.03%) Web Services
5 29 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 28 (24.14%) C#
7 27 (23.28%) SQL Server
7 27 (23.28%) Active Directory
8 25 (21.55%) Oracle
8 25 (21.55%) WCF
8 25 (21.55%) SCCM
9 24 (20.69%) Migration
9 24 (20.69%) VMware
9 24 (20.69%) MS Excel
10 23 (19.83%) .NET
11 22 (18.97%) Linux
11 22 (18.97%) HP
12 21 (18.10%) MVC
12 21 (18.10%) UNIX
12 21 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (18.10%) RESTful
13 20 (17.24%) Scrum
14 18 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (15.52%) Visual Studio
15 17 (14.66%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (13.79%) T-SQL
16 16 (13.79%) PowerShell
16 16 (13.79%) DV Cleared
17 14 (12.07%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 13 (11.21%) IIS
2 10 (8.62%) Apache
2 10 (8.62%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.03%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.59%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.72%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.86%) JBoss
7 1 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.86%) Node.js
Applications
1 24 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.72%) SaaS
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.07%) HTTP
1 14 (12.07%) SAN
2 13 (11.21%) Firewall
3 10 (8.62%) NAS
4 7 (6.03%) SSH
4 7 (6.03%) FTP
5 5 (4.31%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.45%) Internet
7 3 (2.59%) DNS
8 2 (1.72%) Intranet
8 2 (1.72%) DHCP
9 1 (0.86%) VPN
9 1 (0.86%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.86%) SSL
9 1 (0.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.62%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.86%) SQLite
8 1 (0.86%) MS Access
8 1 (0.86%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 18 (15.52%) Visual Studio
2 14 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (9.48%) Subversion
4 10 (8.62%) Git (software)
5 9 (7.76%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.03%) StarTeam
7 4 (3.45%) MSI
8 3 (2.59%) Wise Package Studio
9 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.86%) Xcode
10 1 (0.86%) JUnit
10 1 (0.86%) JIRA
10 1 (0.86%) Selenium
10 1 (0.86%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (11.21%) Finance
2 6 (5.17%) Banking
3 5 (4.31%) Marketing
4 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.59%) Publishing
5 2 (1.72%) Retail
6 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.86%) Automotive
6 1 (0.86%) Front Office
6 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (34.48%) Developer
2 10 (8.62%) Wintel Engineer
2 10 (8.62%) iOS Developer
3 9 (7.76%) C# Developer
3 9 (7.76%) Analyst
4 8 (6.90%) Programmer
4 8 (6.90%) C# Programmer
5 7 (6.03%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (6.03%) Web Developer
5 7 (6.03%) Administrator
6 6 (5.17%) DBA
6 6 (5.17%) Consultant
6 6 (5.17%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 6 (5.17%) .NET Developer
7 4 (3.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 4 (3.45%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.45%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.03%) Web Services
2 25 (21.55%) WCF
3 23 (19.83%) .NET
4 21 (18.10%) RESTful
5 17 (14.66%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (12.07%) XML
7 13 (11.21%) HTML
7 13 (11.21%) CSS
8 12 (10.34%) ASP.NET
8 12 (10.34%) jQuery
8 12 (10.34%) WPF
9 11 (9.48%) Cocoa
9 11 (9.48%) Cocoa Touch
10 10 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (8.62%) SOAP
10 10 (8.62%) .NET Framework
10 10 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.45%) REST
12 3 (2.59%) Application Packaging
12 3 (2.59%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) Clustering
1 11 (9.48%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.76%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.90%) Mobile Computing
3 8 (6.90%) iPhone
3 8 (6.90%) iPad
4 6 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.31%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.59%) FlexPod
6 3 (2.59%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.72%) Social Media
8 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.86%) AS400
8 1 (0.86%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.86%) Derivative
8 1 (0.86%) Statistics
8 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.86%) User Experience
8 1 (0.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (46.55%) Windows
2 22 (18.97%) Linux
3 21 (18.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (18.10%) UNIX
4 14 (12.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (11.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (9.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (9.48%) Windows 7
6 11 (9.48%) Apple iOS
7 10 (8.62%) Solaris
8 6 (5.17%) Windows 2000
9 5 (4.31%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.59%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.72%) Android
12 2 (1.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.69%) Migration
2 21 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.10%) MVC
3 20 (17.24%) Scrum
4 18 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (10.34%) Configuration Management
5 12 (10.34%) Web Development
6 11 (9.48%) iOS Development
7 10 (8.62%) System Testing
7 10 (8.62%) Data Migration
7 10 (8.62%) TDD
8 9 (7.76%) Unit Testing
8 9 (7.76%) Capacity Management
8 9 (7.76%) Server Building
9 8 (6.90%) RAD
10 7 (6.03%) Change Management
10 7 (6.03%) Mobile Development
11 5 (4.31%) Time Management
11 5 (4.31%) Kanban
11 5 (4.31%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 57 (49.14%) SQL
2 28 (24.14%) C#
3 16 (13.79%) T-SQL
3 16 (13.79%) PowerShell
4 13 (11.21%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.62%) Objective-C
6 7 (6.03%) VBScript
6 7 (6.03%) Java
7 2 (1.72%) C++
7 2 (1.72%) VB
8 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.86%) Python
8 1 (0.86%) C
8 1 (0.86%) Ruby
8 1 (0.86%) Perl
8 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.79%) DV Cleared
3 14 (12.07%) SC Cleared
4 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.45%) MCTS
6 3 (2.59%) Degree
7 2 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.86%) MCP
8 1 (0.86%) MCSE
8 1 (0.86%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 27 (23.28%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (4.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (3.45%) Veritas File System
4 4 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (21.55%) SCCM
2 10 (8.62%) SCOM
3 9 (7.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (7.76%) NetBackup
4 6 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (5.17%) SAP Afaria
4 6 (5.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (3.45%) SCVMM
5 4 (3.45%) SCDPM
5 4 (3.45%) SCSM
6 2 (1.72%) MOM
6 2 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.86%) WMI
Vendors
1 44 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.55%) Oracle
3 24 (20.69%) VMware
4 22 (18.97%) HP
5 11 (9.48%) Red Hat
6 10 (8.62%) Sun
7 9 (7.76%) Apple
7 9 (7.76%) Symantec
8 8 (6.90%) Telerik
9 6 (5.17%) SAP
10 5 (4.31%) Informatica
10 5 (4.31%) Veritas
10 5 (4.31%) McAfee
11 4 (3.45%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.45%) Lumension
11 4 (3.45%) Cognos
11 4 (3.45%) Cisco
12 1 (0.86%) Dell
12 1 (0.86%) Citrix
12 1 (0.86%) CheckPoint
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