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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 227 197 190
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -7
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 37 40 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.47% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.26% 1.74% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 21
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£400 £313 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £258 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £373
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £42.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.40 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-11.58% -37.52%
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
2944 2300 2166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.50% 27.13% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1657 1229 956
Average daily rate £375 £363 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 126 196
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.41 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.14% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.48 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.35% -2.50%

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 November 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 28 November 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 -12 22 £400 +30.61% 6
Buckinghamshire -9 8 £275 -42.10% 4
Berkshire -14 3 £325 +6.12% 6
Surrey -4 2 £340 -2.85% 7
Oxfordshire - 2 £315 - 3
West Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 28 (41.79%) Windows
2 20 (29.85%) SQL
3 19 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (26.87%) HTTP
5 17 (25.37%) Web Services
6 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
6 15 (22.39%) VMware
6 15 (22.39%) Apple
6 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
6 15 (22.39%) Apple iOS
7 14 (20.90%) SOAP
7 14 (20.90%) iOS Development
8 13 (19.40%) Cocoa Touch
8 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (19.40%) Cocoa
8 13 (19.40%) Objective-C
8 13 (19.40%) Git (software)
8 13 (19.40%) RESTful
8 13 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (19.40%) TDD
8 13 (19.40%) Subversion
9 12 (17.91%) Scrum
9 12 (17.91%) Mobile App
10 11 (16.42%) iPad
10 11 (16.42%) Data Structures
10 11 (16.42%) Migration
10 11 (16.42%) IIS
10 11 (16.42%) Java
10 11 (16.42%) HP
10 11 (16.42%) Kanban

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 11 (16.42%) IIS
2 5 (7.46%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.46%) GlassFish
3 4 (5.97%) Apache
4 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.49%) CMS
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.49%) Lync
5 1 (1.49%) Node.js
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.49%) WordPress
5 1 (1.49%) Drupal
5 1 (1.49%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) Fireworks
2 3 (4.48%) PaintShop Pro
2 3 (4.48%) MS Office
2 3 (4.48%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) SaaS
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.87%) HTTP
2 6 (8.96%) Internet
3 3 (4.48%) DNS
4 2 (2.99%) Wireshark
4 2 (2.99%) SSL
4 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.99%) Intranet
5 1 (1.49%) Extranet
5 1 (1.49%) RFID
5 1 (1.49%) Wireless
5 1 (1.49%) LAN
5 1 (1.49%) WAN
5 1 (1.49%) DHCP
5 1 (1.49%) NAS
5 1 (1.49%) NFC
5 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.97%) OLAP
3 4 (5.97%) OLTP
3 4 (5.97%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.49%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.49%) MySQL
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Git (software)
1 13 (19.40%) Subversion
2 6 (8.96%) StarTeam
2 6 (8.96%) MSI
3 3 (4.48%) TestDirector
3 3 (4.48%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.48%) Toad
3 3 (4.48%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (4.48%) Ant
3 3 (4.48%) JUnit
3 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.48%) Maven
3 3 (4.48%) QARun
3 3 (4.48%) Selenium
3 3 (4.48%) Gradle
3 3 (4.48%) JBehave
4 2 (2.99%) Fiddler
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.49%) InstallShield
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (34.33%) Developer
2 13 (19.40%) Mobile Developer
3 10 (14.93%) iOS Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Author
5 5 (7.46%) Technical Author
5 5 (7.46%) Consultant
5 5 (7.46%) Migration Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) SQL DBA
6 4 (5.97%) Security Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) DBA
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Tester
7 3 (4.48%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Tester
7 3 (4.48%) Systems Tester
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.37%) Web Services
2 14 (20.90%) SOAP
3 13 (19.40%) Cocoa Touch
3 13 (19.40%) Cocoa
3 13 (19.40%) RESTful
4 10 (14.93%) XML
5 7 (10.45%) .NET
6 5 (7.46%) J2EE
6 5 (7.46%) HTML
6 5 (7.46%) CSS
7 3 (4.48%) VXML
7 3 (4.48%) JMS
7 3 (4.48%) Flash
7 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.48%) CCXML
7 3 (4.48%) Ajax
7 3 (4.48%) REST
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 2 (2.99%) FastCGI
8 2 (2.99%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Mobile App
2 11 (16.42%) iPad
2 11 (16.42%) Data Structures
2 11 (16.42%) iPhone
3 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.48%) Clustering
4 3 (4.48%) Open Source
4 3 (4.48%) Statistics
4 3 (4.48%) E-Learning
4 3 (4.48%) SCORM
5 2 (2.99%) User Experience
5 2 (2.99%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) AS400
6 1 (1.49%) Kinect
6 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) IPTV
6 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.79%) Windows
2 15 (22.39%) Apple iOS
3 9 (13.43%) Linux
3 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (11.94%) Windows 7
5 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.97%) Android
7 4 (5.97%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.90%) iOS Development
3 13 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (19.40%) TDD
4 12 (17.91%) Scrum
5 11 (16.42%) Migration
5 11 (16.42%) Kanban
6 10 (14.93%) ITIL
7 9 (13.43%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (11.94%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (8.96%) Configuration Management
10 5 (7.46%) SOA
10 5 (7.46%) System Testing
11 4 (5.97%) Load Balancing
11 4 (5.97%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.97%) Time Management
11 4 (5.97%) Manual Testing
11 4 (5.97%) Data Migration
11 4 (5.97%) Network Architecture
11 4 (5.97%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.85%) SQL
2 13 (19.40%) Objective-C
3 11 (16.42%) Java
4 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.96%) C#
6 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.48%) ActionScript
7 3 (4.48%) PHP
7 3 (4.48%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (2.99%) Ruby
8 2 (2.99%) C++
8 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.99%) Python
9 1 (1.49%) VBScript
9 1 (1.49%) Delphi
9 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.49%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
2 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (10.45%) DV Cleared
3 7 (10.45%) MCSE
3 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.45%) Degree
4 6 (8.96%) ISEB
5 3 (4.48%) MCITP
6 2 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.99%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.99%) MCTS
6 2 (2.99%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) MCDST
7 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.49%) XenApp
3 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (16.42%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (8.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (7.46%) SCCM
4 4 (5.97%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 4 (5.97%) Tivoli
5 3 (4.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (4.48%) SAP Afaria
6 2 (2.99%) SCOM
6 2 (2.99%) MOM
7 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.49%) WMI
7 1 (1.49%) WSUS
7 1 (1.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.49%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
1 15 (22.39%) VMware
1 15 (22.39%) Apple
2 11 (16.42%) HP
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle
4 4 (5.97%) IBM
4 4 (5.97%) McAfee
5 3 (4.48%) Adobe
6 2 (2.99%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.49%) Symantec
7 1 (1.49%) Citrix
7 1 (1.49%) Sybase
7 1 (1.49%) SAP
7 1 (1.49%) Zend
7 1 (1.49%) Meru Networks
7 1 (1.49%) Facebook
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