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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 228 199 223
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +24
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 29 73 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.76% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 2.44% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 46 15
Median daily rate £460 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £274 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £463 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £33.00 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.57% -10.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £14.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+123.44% -55.38%
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
2678 2996 2721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.35% 31.38% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1562 1675 1439
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 163 149
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £46.90 £43.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Client/Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 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
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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +12 11 £500 +66.66% 1
Hampshire -9 10 £340 -12.82% 4
Surrey -13 6 £349 +16.25% 14
Kent +7 1 £130 -74.63% 7
Berkshire -18 1 - - 4
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 37 (48.68%) Microsoft
2 34 (44.74%) Windows
3 30 (39.47%) Active Directory
4 26 (34.21%) Security Cleared
5 25 (32.89%) Oracle
6 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
7 22 (28.95%) Internet
8 21 (27.63%) SC Cleared
9 19 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 18 (23.68%) SSH
11 17 (22.37%) Cryptography
11 17 (22.37%) SCCM
12 16 (21.05%) SQL
12 16 (21.05%) Unix
12 16 (21.05%) Citrix
13 15 (19.74%) CISSP
13 15 (19.74%) MS Exchange
13 15 (19.74%) SMTP
13 15 (19.74%) FTP
13 15 (19.74%) Windows Vista
13 15 (19.74%) CESG
13 15 (19.74%) IPsec
13 15 (19.74%) Information Assurance
13 15 (19.74%) CESG Certified Professional
14 14 (18.42%) VBScript
15 13 (17.11%) PowerShell
15 13 (17.11%) OWASP
15 13 (17.11%) Patch Management
15 13 (17.11%) Sendmail
16 12 (15.79%) ISMS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (19.74%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.89%) IIS
2 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.58%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.32%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.32%) MQSeries
Applications
1 19 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) Office 365
2 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.95%) Internet
2 18 (23.68%) SSH
3 15 (19.74%) FTP
3 15 (19.74%) IPsec
3 15 (19.74%) SMTP
4 11 (14.47%) Firewall
5 10 (13.16%) HTTP
6 9 (11.84%) SSL
7 7 (9.21%) DNS
8 5 (6.58%) SAN
8 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
8 5 (6.58%) Wireshark
9 4 (5.26%) Intranet
9 4 (5.26%) LAN
9 4 (5.26%) VPN
10 3 (3.95%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (3.95%) NAS
10 3 (3.95%) WAN
10 3 (3.95%) Wireless
11 2 (2.63%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.63%) DB2
4 2 (2.63%) MySQL
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.58%) Fiddler
3 3 (3.95%) Selenium
4 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.32%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.32%) JIRA
4 1 (1.32%) Subversion
4 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Banking
2 3 (3.95%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (19.74%) Developer
2 9 (11.84%) Security Advisor
3 6 (7.89%) Analyst
3 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Developer
4 5 (6.58%) C# Developer
4 5 (6.58%) IT Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 4 (5.26%) Architect
5 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (5.26%) Consultant
5 4 (5.26%) Information Assurance Leader
5 4 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (3.95%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.79%) .NET
2 9 (11.84%) WCF
3 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 7 (9.21%) REST
4 7 (9.21%) Web Services
5 6 (7.89%) Ajax
5 6 (7.89%) XML
6 5 (6.58%) ADO.NET
6 5 (6.58%) FastCGI
6 5 (6.58%) LINQ
6 5 (6.58%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 5 (6.58%) WPF
7 4 (5.26%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.26%) HTML
7 4 (5.26%) JMS
7 4 (5.26%) Middleware
8 3 (3.95%) CSS
8 3 (3.95%) IBM Integration Bus
8 3 (3.95%) jQuery
8 3 (3.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Cryptography
2 15 (19.74%) CESG
3 10 (13.16%) Data Centre
4 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
5 6 (7.89%) NHS
6 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (6.58%) Replication
7 4 (5.26%) DataPower
8 3 (3.95%) AS400
8 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.95%) N-Tier
8 3 (3.95%) Private Cloud
9 2 (2.63%) Clustering
9 2 (2.63%) EMC VNX
10 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
10 1 (1.32%) e-Learning
10 1 (1.32%) iPhone
10 1 (1.32%) Life Science
10 1 (1.32%) PKI
10 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (44.74%) Windows
2 16 (21.05%) Unix
3 15 (19.74%) Windows Vista
4 7 (9.21%) Linux
5 5 (6.58%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.26%) Solaris
6 4 (5.26%) VMS
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.63%) AIX
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.74%) Information Assurance
2 13 (17.11%) OWASP
2 13 (17.11%) Patch Management
3 12 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.79%) ISMS
3 12 (15.79%) ITIL
3 12 (15.79%) Risk Management
4 11 (14.47%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (14.47%) Ethical Hacking
4 11 (14.47%) Fuzz Testing
5 10 (13.16%) MVC
5 10 (13.16%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (13.16%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (10.53%) Web Development
7 7 (9.21%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.89%) High Availability
8 6 (7.89%) Migration
8 6 (7.89%) Project Management
8 6 (7.89%) Security Architecture
8 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.05%) SQL
2 14 (18.42%) VBScript
3 13 (17.11%) PowerShell
4 10 (13.16%) C#
4 10 (13.16%) Java
5 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.89%) PHP
7 5 (6.58%) Python
7 5 (6.58%) Ruby
7 5 (6.58%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.63%) C++
9 1 (1.32%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (34.21%) Security Cleared
2 21 (27.63%) SC Cleared
3 15 (19.74%) CESG Certified Professional
3 15 (19.74%) CISSP
4 10 (13.16%) CEH
5 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (7.89%) Degree
7 5 (6.58%) ISEB
8 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared
8 4 (5.26%) ISTQB
8 4 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.95%) MCDST
9 3 (3.95%) MCITP
9 3 (3.95%) MCSE
9 3 (3.95%) MCTS
10 2 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.32%) IBM Certification
11 1 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.79%) RMADS
2 5 (6.58%) QA
3 2 (2.63%) SLA
4 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.11%) Sendmail
3 3 (3.95%) RHEV
4 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.63%) vSphere
4 2 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (22.37%) SCCM
2 12 (15.79%) SCOM
3 11 (14.47%) SCDPM
3 11 (14.47%) SCSM
3 11 (14.47%) SCVMM
4 5 (6.58%) SCOrch
5 3 (3.95%) Data Guard
5 3 (3.95%) Nagios
6 2 (2.63%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (2.63%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.32%) QRadar
Vendors
1 37 (48.68%) Microsoft
2 25 (32.89%) Oracle
3 16 (21.05%) Citrix
4 12 (15.79%) VMware
5 10 (13.16%) Cisco
6 7 (9.21%) NetApp
7 6 (7.89%) EMC
7 6 (7.89%) HP
8 5 (6.58%) Dell
8 5 (6.58%) IBM
9 3 (3.95%) Brocade
9 3 (3.95%) CA
9 3 (3.95%) F5
9 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.95%) Splunk
9 3 (3.95%) Sun
9 3 (3.95%) Sybase
10 1 (1.32%) AppSense
10 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.32%) Telerik
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