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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 220 216 202
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 47 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.64% 1.20% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 25
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£375 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £41.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.24%
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
2859 2658 2072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.41% 27.30% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1514 1422 1014
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 156 182
Average hourly rate £18.90 £20.25 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £49.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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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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
Hampshire +7 29 £400 +21.21% 4
Buckinghamshire - 9 £300 - 11
Berkshire +5 4 £300 -11.11% 6
West Sussex -15 2 - -
Surrey -3 1 - - 4
Oxfordshire -15 1 £225 - 2
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 49 (53.85%) Windows
2 42 (46.15%) SQL
3 29 (31.87%) Microsoft
4 26 (28.57%) VMware
5 24 (26.37%) Migration
6 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
6 23 (25.27%) Security Cleared
7 21 (23.08%) HP
8 20 (21.98%) .NET
8 20 (21.98%) Web Services
9 19 (20.88%) Active Directory
9 19 (20.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (18.68%) DV Cleared
10 17 (18.68%) PowerShell
11 16 (17.58%) SCCM
11 16 (17.58%) Linux
11 16 (17.58%) MS Excel
11 16 (17.58%) C#
11 16 (17.58%) Configuration Management
12 15 (16.48%) MVC
12 15 (16.48%) Visual Studio
12 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (15.38%) Oracle
13 14 (15.38%) Finance
13 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (14.29%) Scrum
14 13 (14.29%) StarTeam
14 13 (14.29%) WCF
14 13 (14.29%) HP Quality Center

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (12.09%) IIS
2 6 (6.59%) Apache
2 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.59%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.49%) GlassFish
3 5 (5.49%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.10%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (17.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.19%) HTTP
2 10 (10.99%) SAN
3 9 (9.89%) Firewall
4 7 (7.69%) NAS
5 6 (6.59%) Internet
6 5 (5.49%) FTP
6 5 (5.49%) SSH
7 3 (3.30%) Intranet
8 1 (1.10%) DNS
8 1 (1.10%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.10%) SSL
8 1 (1.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.49%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.10%) OLAP
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.10%) MS Access
6 1 (1.10%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 15 (16.48%) Visual Studio
2 13 (14.29%) StarTeam
3 9 (9.89%) MSI
3 9 (9.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (8.79%) Subversion
4 8 (8.79%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (4.40%) JIRA
6 3 (3.30%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (1.10%) Selenium
7 1 (1.10%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Publishing
4 2 (2.20%) Retail
4 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Front Office
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (28.57%) Developer
2 13 (14.29%) Analyst
3 8 (8.79%) Migration Engineer
3 8 (8.79%) .NET Developer
3 8 (8.79%) Wintel Engineer
4 7 (7.69%) iOS Developer
5 6 (6.59%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) Web Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Security Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.40%) Consultant
7 4 (4.40%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.40%) DBA
7 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Administrator
7 4 (4.40%) Technical Support
8 3 (3.30%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.98%) .NET
1 20 (21.98%) Web Services
2 13 (14.29%) WCF
3 12 (13.19%) XML
3 12 (13.19%) CSS
4 11 (12.09%) HTML
5 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET
5 10 (10.99%) jQuery
5 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (9.89%) RESTful
7 8 (8.79%) SOAP
8 7 (7.69%) Cocoa
8 7 (7.69%) Cocoa Touch
9 6 (6.59%) J2EE
9 6 (6.59%) .NET Framework
10 5 (5.49%) Ajax
10 5 (5.49%) WPF
10 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (5.49%) ADO.NET
10 5 (5.49%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Mobile App
2 9 (9.89%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.69%) Clustering
4 5 (5.49%) iPhone
4 5 (5.49%) Data Structures
4 5 (5.49%) iPad
5 4 (4.40%) Social Media
6 2 (2.20%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.20%) Statistics
6 2 (2.20%) User Experience
7 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.10%) Open Source
7 1 (1.10%) Derivative
7 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.10%) AS400
7 1 (1.10%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 49 (53.85%) Windows
2 19 (20.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (17.58%) Linux
4 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (12.09%) UNIX
7 10 (10.99%) Windows 7
8 8 (8.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (7.69%) Solaris
9 7 (7.69%) Apple iOS
10 5 (5.49%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.20%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.10%) Android
12 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.37%) Migration
2 16 (17.58%) Configuration Management
3 15 (16.48%) MVC
4 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (14.29%) Scrum
6 11 (12.09%) TDD
6 11 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.79%) ITIL
7 8 (8.79%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (8.79%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (7.69%) iOS Development
8 7 (7.69%) Data Migration
8 7 (7.69%) Web Development
9 5 (5.49%) Kanban
9 5 (5.49%) Mobile Development
10 4 (4.40%) Capacity Management
10 4 (4.40%) Network Architecture
10 4 (4.40%) System Testing
10 4 (4.40%) Load Balancing
10 4 (4.40%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (46.15%) SQL
2 17 (18.68%) PowerShell
3 16 (17.58%) C#
4 12 (13.19%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.99%) T-SQL
5 10 (10.99%) Java
6 7 (7.69%) Objective-C
7 6 (6.59%) VBScript
8 4 (4.40%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.20%) VB
10 1 (1.10%) Perl
10 1 (1.10%) PHP
10 1 (1.10%) C++
10 1 (1.10%) Python
10 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (25.27%) Security Cleared
2 17 (18.68%) DV Cleared
3 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.49%) Degree
5 5 (5.49%) MCSE
6 1 (1.10%) MCP
6 1 (1.10%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (20.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (4.40%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.20%) Veritas File System
6 2 (2.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 16 (17.58%) SCCM
2 13 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (10.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (7.69%) SCOM
5 4 (4.40%) Tivoli
5 4 (4.40%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (4.40%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.40%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 4 (4.40%) SAP Afaria
6 3 (3.30%) SCDPM
6 3 (3.30%) SCSM
6 3 (3.30%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.10%) Casper Suite
7 1 (1.10%) WMI
Vendors
1 29 (31.87%) Microsoft
2 26 (28.57%) VMware
3 21 (23.08%) HP
4 14 (15.38%) Oracle
5 8 (8.79%) McAfee
5 8 (8.79%) Red Hat
5 8 (8.79%) Apple
6 7 (7.69%) Sun
7 6 (6.59%) SAP
8 4 (4.40%) IBM
8 4 (4.40%) Symantec
8 4 (4.40%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.30%) Lumension
9 3 (3.30%) Informatica
9 3 (3.30%) Cisco
10 2 (2.20%) Veritas
11 1 (1.10%) Charles River
11 1 (1.10%) Cognos
11 1 (1.10%) Dell
11 1 (1.10%) Citrix
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