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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 223 206 223
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 28 62 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.63% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 2.01% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 38 24
Median daily rate £525 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £230 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £426 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.64% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £13.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+132.72% -5.17%
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
2560 3080 2780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.75% 31.20% 30.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1467 1758 1504
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 £220 £235 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 176 163
Median hourly rate £24.50 £21.15 £18.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.86% +13.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.26 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 September 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 +25 11 £525 +75.00%
Surrey +8 7 - - 11
Hampshire +9 6 - - 1
Berkshire -8 4 £450 +12.50% 4
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 40 (62.50%) Windows
2 33 (51.56%) Microsoft
3 32 (50.00%) Internet
4 29 (45.31%) Active Directory
5 27 (42.19%) Oracle
5 27 (42.19%) SQL Server
6 25 (39.06%) Security Cleared
7 21 (32.81%) Information Assurance
7 21 (32.81%) SC Cleared
7 21 (32.81%) CESG
7 21 (32.81%) Cryptography
7 21 (32.81%) Citrix
7 21 (32.81%) CISSP
7 21 (32.81%) SMTP
7 21 (32.81%) IPsec
7 21 (32.81%) CESG Certified Professional
8 20 (31.25%) MS Exchange
8 20 (31.25%) Windows Vista
9 17 (26.56%) SSH
9 17 (26.56%) Sendmail
9 17 (26.56%) OWASP
9 17 (26.56%) FTP
9 17 (26.56%) Unix
9 17 (26.56%) Patch Management
10 16 (25.00%) Risk Management
10 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (23.44%) Ethical Hacking
11 15 (23.44%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (23.44%) RMADS
11 15 (23.44%) MS Excel

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 20 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.56%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (23.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (50.00%) Internet
2 21 (32.81%) IPsec
2 21 (32.81%) SMTP
3 17 (26.56%) FTP
3 17 (26.56%) SSH
4 10 (15.63%) Intranet
5 7 (10.94%) Extranet
6 6 (9.38%) Firewall
7 5 (7.81%) Wireless
8 4 (6.25%) LAN
8 4 (6.25%) VPN
9 3 (4.69%) SAN
10 2 (3.13%) DHCP
10 2 (3.13%) DNS
10 2 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (3.13%) IP Telephony
10 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
10 2 (3.13%) WAN
11 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (42.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) MySQL
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.56%) DB2
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.69%) JIRA
2 3 (4.69%) Selenium
3 2 (3.13%) Subversion
3 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.56%) Ant
4 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.56%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.56%) Maven
4 1 (1.56%) MSI
4 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Security Advisor
2 8 (12.50%) Developer
2 8 (12.50%) Information Assurance Leader
3 7 (10.94%) Implementation Manager
3 7 (10.94%) Implementation Project Manager
3 7 (10.94%) Project Implementation Manager
3 7 (10.94%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.81%) Analyst
4 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Architect
5 4 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.69%) Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) .NET
2 5 (7.81%) XML
3 4 (6.25%) WCF
4 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.69%) CSS
4 3 (4.69%) HTML
4 3 (4.69%) jQuery
4 3 (4.69%) MFC
4 3 (4.69%) ODBC
4 3 (4.69%) Web Services
4 3 (4.69%) XML Messaging
5 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (1.56%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (1.56%) Core Data
6 1 (1.56%) CSS3
6 1 (1.56%) HTML5
6 1 (1.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.81%) CESG
1 21 (32.81%) Cryptography
2 12 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 8 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (10.94%) User Experience
5 5 (7.81%) NHS
5 5 (7.81%) Replication
6 3 (4.69%) AS400
7 2 (3.13%) EMC VNX
7 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
7 2 (3.13%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.56%) iPad
8 1 (1.56%) iPhone
8 1 (1.56%) Life Science
8 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (62.50%) Windows
2 20 (31.25%) Windows Vista
3 17 (26.56%) Unix
4 9 (14.06%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.25%) Linux
5 4 (6.25%) VMS
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.56%) AIX
8 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) Information Assurance
2 17 (26.56%) OWASP
2 17 (26.56%) Patch Management
3 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 15 (23.44%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (23.44%) Ethical Hacking
4 15 (23.44%) Fuzz Testing
5 14 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (20.31%) ISMS
7 12 (18.75%) Scrum
8 11 (17.19%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (14.06%) Project Management
9 9 (14.06%) Security Architecture
10 8 (12.50%) Migration
11 7 (10.94%) ITIL
11 7 (10.94%) PRINCE2
12 5 (7.81%) MVC
12 5 (7.81%) Release Management
12 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) VBScript
2 8 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 7 (10.94%) Java
4 6 (9.38%) SQL
5 4 (6.25%) C#
6 3 (4.69%) C++
6 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.56%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (39.06%) Security Cleared
2 21 (32.81%) CESG Certified Professional
2 21 (32.81%) CISSP
2 21 (32.81%) SC Cleared
3 14 (21.88%) CEH
4 7 (10.94%) Degree
5 5 (7.81%) ISEB
6 4 (6.25%) DV Cleared
6 4 (6.25%) ISTQB
6 4 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (4.69%) MCDST
7 3 (4.69%) MCSE
8 2 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.56%) CISM
9 1 (1.56%) ISACA
9 1 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (1.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.44%) RMADS
2 4 (6.25%) QA
3 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.13%) SLA
4 1 (1.56%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (45.31%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.56%) Sendmail
3 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.13%) vSphere
4 2 (3.13%) XenApp
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) SCCM
2 7 (10.94%) SCOM
3 6 (9.38%) SCDPM
3 6 (9.38%) SCSM
3 6 (9.38%) SCVMM
4 5 (7.81%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.13%) Data Guard
5 2 (3.13%) HP SIM
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (3.13%) Nagios
6 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.56%) QRadar
6 1 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (51.56%) Microsoft
2 27 (42.19%) Oracle
3 21 (32.81%) Citrix
4 9 (14.06%) VMware
5 6 (9.38%) HP
6 4 (6.25%) Cisco
6 4 (6.25%) Dell
7 3 (4.69%) NetApp
7 3 (4.69%) Sybase
8 2 (3.13%) EMC
8 2 (3.13%) F5
8 2 (3.13%) Splunk
8 2 (3.13%) Telerik
9 1 (1.56%) Adobe
9 1 (1.56%) Alterian
9 1 (1.56%) Apple
9 1 (1.56%) Avaya
9 1 (1.56%) IBM
9 1 (1.56%) Sophos
9 1 (1.56%) Symantec