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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 186 206 219
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +13
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 71 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 0.37% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.40% 1.30% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 18 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £319 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £157 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £388 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £41.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 £30.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.46% +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
2954 2616 2236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.60% 28.50% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1568 1410 1072
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 162 148
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.37 £11.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +15 27 £410 +24.24% 3
Berkshire +14 16 £338 +80.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +11 12 £300 +50.00% 3
West Sussex -10 9 £375 +50.00% 1
Surrey +13 4 - - 1
Kent - 1 £513 -
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 63 (54.31%) SQL
2 55 (47.41%) Windows
3 42 (36.21%) Microsoft
4 36 (31.03%) Web Services
5 31 (26.72%) SQL Server
6 30 (25.86%) C#
6 30 (25.86%) Security Cleared
7 28 (24.14%) Migration
8 27 (23.28%) WCF
9 25 (21.55%) VMware
9 25 (21.55%) Oracle
9 25 (21.55%) .NET
9 25 (21.55%) Active Directory
10 23 (19.83%) Linux
10 23 (19.83%) UNIX
11 22 (18.97%) HP
11 22 (18.97%) SCCM
12 21 (18.10%) Scrum
12 21 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (18.10%) MVC
12 21 (18.10%) MS Excel
13 20 (17.24%) T-SQL
13 20 (17.24%) RESTful
13 20 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
14 19 (16.38%) Visual Studio
14 19 (16.38%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (15.52%) DV Cleared
16 17 (14.66%) XML
16 17 (14.66%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 6 (5.17%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.59%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.72%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.72%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.86%) Node.js
6 1 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (18.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) SaaS
1 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.07%) SAN
2 12 (10.34%) HTTP
3 11 (9.48%) NAS
3 11 (9.48%) Firewall
4 8 (6.90%) SSH
4 8 (6.90%) FTP
5 6 (5.17%) Internet
6 4 (3.45%) Intranet
7 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.86%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.86%) SSL
8 1 (0.86%) VPN
8 1 (0.86%) DNS
8 1 (0.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.72%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.76%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.17%) RDBMS
3 6 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.17%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.86%) MS Access
8 1 (0.86%) SQLite
8 1 (0.86%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 19 (16.38%) Visual Studio
2 17 (14.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (10.34%) StarTeam
4 8 (6.90%) Subversion
4 8 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 7 (6.03%) MSI
6 4 (3.45%) JIRA
6 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (2.59%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.86%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.86%) Selenium
8 1 (0.86%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.86%) Xcode
General
1 14 (12.07%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Banking
3 5 (4.31%) Publishing
4 4 (3.45%) Marketing
5 2 (1.72%) Retail
5 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.86%) Front Office
6 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.86%) Automotive
6 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (35.34%) Developer
2 10 (8.62%) C# Developer
2 10 (8.62%) Wintel Engineer
2 10 (8.62%) Analyst
3 9 (7.76%) Web Developer
4 8 (6.90%) .NET Developer
4 8 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (6.90%) Programmer
4 8 (6.90%) C# Programmer
4 8 (6.90%) iOS Developer
5 7 (6.03%) Consultant
6 6 (5.17%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) DBA
7 5 (4.31%) Technical Support
7 5 (4.31%) Administrator
7 5 (4.31%) Migration Engineer
8 4 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (3.45%) Technical Support Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.03%) Web Services
2 27 (23.28%) WCF
3 25 (21.55%) .NET
4 20 (17.24%) RESTful
4 20 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
5 17 (14.66%) XML
6 16 (13.79%) CSS
7 15 (12.93%) HTML
7 15 (12.93%) WPF
8 14 (12.07%) jQuery
8 14 (12.07%) ASP.NET
9 10 (8.62%) .NET Framework
10 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (7.76%) Cocoa Touch
10 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (7.76%) Cocoa
11 8 (6.90%) SOAP
12 5 (4.31%) ADO.NET
12 5 (4.31%) SAML
12 5 (4.31%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) Enterprise Storage
2 11 (9.48%) Clustering
3 10 (8.62%) Mobile App
3 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.90%) Mobile Computing
5 7 (6.03%) iPad
5 7 (6.03%) iPhone
6 5 (4.31%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.45%) Social Media
8 3 (2.59%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.59%) FlexPod
9 2 (1.72%) User Experience
10 1 (0.86%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.86%) AS400
10 1 (0.86%) Statistics
10 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.86%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.86%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 55 (47.41%) Windows
2 23 (19.83%) Linux
2 23 (19.83%) UNIX
3 16 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (11.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (9.48%) Solaris
7 9 (7.76%) Windows 7
7 9 (7.76%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.59%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.59%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.72%) Android
9 2 (1.72%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.14%) Migration
2 21 (18.10%) Scrum
2 21 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.10%) MVC
3 19 (16.38%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (12.93%) Configuration Management
5 13 (11.21%) Web Development
6 12 (10.34%) Unit Testing
6 12 (10.34%) System Testing
7 11 (9.48%) TDD
8 10 (8.62%) Data Migration
9 9 (7.76%) Server Building
9 9 (7.76%) iOS Development
10 8 (6.90%) RAD
11 7 (6.03%) Capacity Management
12 6 (5.17%) Mobile Development
13 5 (4.31%) Time Management
13 5 (4.31%) Kanban
14 4 (3.45%) Project Planning
14 4 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 63 (54.31%) SQL
2 30 (25.86%) C#
3 20 (17.24%) T-SQL
4 16 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 14 (12.07%) PowerShell
6 8 (6.90%) Objective-C
7 7 (6.03%) Java
8 6 (5.17%) VBScript
9 4 (3.45%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.72%) VB
11 1 (0.86%) Python
11 1 (0.86%) C++
11 1 (0.86%) Perl
11 1 (0.86%) PHP
11 1 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (25.86%) Security Cleared
2 18 (15.52%) DV Cleared
3 14 (12.07%) SC Cleared
4 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.45%) Degree
6 2 (1.72%) MCTS
7 1 (0.86%) MCSE
7 1 (0.86%) MCP
7 1 (0.86%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (21.55%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (3.45%) Veritas File System
3 4 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (18.97%) SCCM
2 11 (9.48%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (7.76%) SCOM
4 8 (6.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (6.03%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (6.03%) NetBackup
6 6 (5.17%) SAP Afaria
7 3 (2.59%) SCDPM
7 3 (2.59%) SCSM
7 3 (2.59%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.72%) MOM
8 2 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.86%) WMI
Vendors
1 42 (36.21%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.55%) VMware
2 25 (21.55%) Oracle
3 22 (18.97%) HP
4 12 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 11 (9.48%) Sun
6 8 (6.90%) Telerik
6 8 (6.90%) SAP
7 7 (6.03%) Symantec
7 7 (6.03%) Apple
8 5 (4.31%) Informatica
9 4 (3.45%) Veritas
9 4 (3.45%) McAfee
9 4 (3.45%) 3PAR
10 3 (2.59%) Lumension
10 3 (2.59%) Cisco
11 2 (1.72%) Cognos
12 1 (0.86%) Dell
12 1 (0.86%) Citrix
12 1 (0.86%) Charles River
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