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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 212 203 182
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -21
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 30 39 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.45% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% 2.27% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 17
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£350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £250 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £465 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 £55.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.70% +53.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £53.00 £55.50
% change year-on-year
-72.64% -4.50%
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
2090 1721 2015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.45% 19.70% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1096 895 884
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 119 167
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -39.65%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -3 13 £400 +14.28% 3
Berkshire 0 10 £150 -31.81% 5
Oxfordshire -7 4 £350 +7.69% 1
Surrey -7 3 £350 -22.22% 2
Kent - 2 £215 - 1
Buckinghamshire -7 1 - - 4
West Sussex - 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 1
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 30 (49.18%) Windows
2 19 (31.15%) Microsoft
3 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (26.23%) Web Services
5 15 (24.59%) Apple
6 14 (22.95%) Apple iOS
7 13 (21.31%) HTTP
8 12 (19.67%) RESTful
9 11 (18.03%) SOAP
9 11 (18.03%) TDD
9 11 (18.03%) Mobile App
9 11 (18.03%) iOS Development
10 10 (16.39%) Finance
10 10 (16.39%) Scrum
10 10 (16.39%) Cocoa
10 10 (16.39%) Objective-C
10 10 (16.39%) VMware
10 10 (16.39%) Subversion
10 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (16.39%) iPhone
10 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
10 10 (16.39%) iPad
10 10 (16.39%) Cocoa Touch
11 9 (14.75%) HTML
11 9 (14.75%) XML
11 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (14.75%) Kanban
12 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
12 8 (13.11%) ITIL
12 8 (13.11%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 6 (9.84%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.28%) Drupal
3 1 (1.64%) WordPress
3 1 (1.64%) Moodle
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.64%) Lync
3 1 (1.64%) Node.js
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.64%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.20%) Fireworks
2 5 (8.20%) Adobe Captivate
3 4 (6.56%) PaintShop Pro
4 3 (4.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) SaaS
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.31%) HTTP
2 8 (13.11%) LAN
2 8 (13.11%) WAN
3 7 (11.48%) Internet
4 3 (4.92%) VoIP
5 2 (3.28%) WCDMA
5 2 (3.28%) DHCP
5 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.28%) DNS
5 2 (3.28%) Intranet
5 2 (3.28%) Wireless
5 2 (3.28%) Wireshark
5 2 (3.28%) HSPA
5 2 (3.28%) LTE
6 1 (1.64%) NAS
6 1 (1.64%) NFC
6 1 (1.64%) Network Security
6 1 (1.64%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.64%) LDAP
6 1 (1.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Subversion
1 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.20%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (8.20%) Selenium
3 3 (4.92%) Gradle
3 3 (4.92%) Ant
3 3 (4.92%) JUnit
3 3 (4.92%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.92%) JBehave
3 3 (4.92%) Maven
3 3 (4.92%) JIRA
4 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.28%) Toad
5 1 (1.64%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.64%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.64%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.64%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.64%) InstallShield
5 1 (1.64%) NUnit
5 1 (1.64%) MSTest
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.28%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.28%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Interactive Media
4 1 (1.64%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Developer
2 10 (16.39%) Mobile Developer
3 7 (11.48%) Software Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) iOS Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) Flash Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) Author
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Author
8 2 (3.28%) Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Tester
8 2 (3.28%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (3.28%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Test Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) Web Services
2 12 (19.67%) RESTful
3 11 (18.03%) SOAP
4 10 (16.39%) Cocoa
4 10 (16.39%) Cocoa Touch
5 9 (14.75%) XML
5 9 (14.75%) HTML
6 7 (11.48%) CSS
7 6 (9.84%) Flash
8 5 (8.20%) .NET
9 4 (6.56%) WCF
10 3 (4.92%) CCXML
10 3 (4.92%) JMS
10 3 (4.92%) VXML
11 2 (3.28%) JSON
11 2 (3.28%) WinForms
11 2 (3.28%) HTML5
11 2 (3.28%) WPF
12 1 (1.64%) CodeIgniter
12 1 (1.64%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Mobile App
2 10 (16.39%) iPhone
2 10 (16.39%) iPad
3 6 (9.84%) Fat Client
3 6 (9.84%) Thin Client
4 5 (8.20%) Clustering
4 5 (8.20%) E-Learning
4 5 (8.20%) SCORM
5 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.92%) Blackberry
6 3 (4.92%) Open Source
7 2 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (3.28%) Device Driver
7 2 (3.28%) Handset
7 2 (3.28%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.64%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.64%) Kinect
8 1 (1.64%) AS400
8 1 (1.64%) IPTV
8 1 (1.64%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 30 (49.18%) Windows
2 14 (22.95%) Apple iOS
3 8 (13.11%) Windows 7
4 7 (11.48%) Android
5 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.56%) Linux
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.28%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.03%) TDD
2 11 (18.03%) iOS Development
3 10 (16.39%) Scrum
3 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (14.75%) Kanban
5 8 (13.11%) ITIL
6 7 (11.48%) Service Delivery
6 7 (11.48%) Time Management
6 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.56%) Manual Testing
7 4 (6.56%) OO
8 3 (4.92%) SOA
8 3 (4.92%) Project Management
8 3 (4.92%) Validation
8 3 (4.92%) System Testing
8 3 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.92%) Test Strategy
8 3 (4.92%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) Objective-C
2 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.48%) SQL
3 7 (11.48%) C#
4 6 (9.84%) Java
4 6 (9.84%) ActionScript
5 5 (8.20%) ActionScript 2.0
6 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.28%) PHP
8 2 (3.28%) C
8 2 (3.28%) C++
9 1 (1.64%) VBScript
9 1 (1.64%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.64%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (13.11%) Degree
3 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
4 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
4 6 (9.84%) ISEB
5 3 (4.92%) MCSE
6 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.64%) MCSA
7 1 (1.64%) CCNA
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.64%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) CCENT
7 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.64%) ACSA
7 1 (1.64%) MCDST
7 1 (1.64%) MCTS
7 1 (1.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.64%) XenApp
4 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) SCCM
2 4 (6.56%) SAP Afaria
3 3 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (4.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.28%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.28%) MOM
4 2 (3.28%) SCOM
5 1 (1.64%) WMI
5 1 (1.64%) WSUS
5 1 (1.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 19 (31.15%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.59%) Apple
3 10 (16.39%) VMware
4 8 (13.11%) Citrix
5 7 (11.48%) HP
6 6 (9.84%) Lotus
7 5 (8.20%) Adobe
8 3 (4.92%) Red Gate
9 2 (3.28%) Symantec
9 2 (3.28%) Cisco
10 1 (1.64%) Oracle
10 1 (1.64%) Sybase
10 1 (1.64%) SAP
10 1 (1.64%) MathWorks
10 1 (1.64%) Telerik
10 1 (1.64%) Zend
10 1 (1.64%) Facebook
10 1 (1.64%) Meru Networks