The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 208 200 193
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 32 34 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.40% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.59% 2.00% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 19
Average daily rate
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£319 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £225 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £445 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £360
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 £38.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.68% +5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £53.00 £55.50
% change year-on-year
-38.67% -4.50%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2017 1704 2010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.98% 20.14% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1045 848 853
Average daily rate £350 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 127 172
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
Client/Server
England

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 1 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 1 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
Berkshire 0 14 £160 -27.27% 4
Hampshire -5 11 £406 +16.07% 3
Oxfordshire -1 4 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £200 - 2
Kent - 2 £215 - 2
West Sussex -4 1 - -
Surrey -11 1 £340 -15.00% 1
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 31 (48.44%) Windows
2 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (23.44%) Web Services
5 13 (20.31%) Apple
6 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (18.75%) C#
6 12 (18.75%) RESTful
7 11 (17.19%) HTTP
7 11 (17.19%) VMware
7 11 (17.19%) Apple iOS
8 10 (15.63%) Finance
8 10 (15.63%) HTML
8 10 (15.63%) SQL
8 10 (15.63%) TDD
9 9 (14.06%) Subversion
9 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
9 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (14.06%) Time Management
9 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
9 9 (14.06%) XML
9 9 (14.06%) .NET
9 9 (14.06%) SOAP
9 9 (14.06%) ITIL
9 9 (14.06%) Service Delivery
9 9 (14.06%) Mobile App
9 9 (14.06%) iOS Development
10 8 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
10 8 (12.50%) Cocoa
10 8 (12.50%) Objective-C

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (9.38%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.13%) Drupal
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.56%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.56%) WordPress
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.56%) Node.js
3 1 (1.56%) Moodle
3 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) Adobe Captivate
2 5 (7.81%) Fireworks
3 4 (6.25%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) HTTP
2 7 (10.94%) LAN
2 7 (10.94%) WAN
3 5 (7.81%) Internet
4 3 (4.69%) VoIP
5 2 (3.13%) Wireless
5 2 (3.13%) WCDMA
5 2 (3.13%) DHCP
5 2 (3.13%) DNS
5 2 (3.13%) HSPA
5 2 (3.13%) LTE
5 2 (3.13%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.56%) NFC
6 1 (1.56%) Network Security
6 1 (1.56%) NAS
6 1 (1.56%) SNMP
6 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.56%) LDAP
6 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Subversion
1 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.38%) Selenium
3 5 (7.81%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (4.69%) JIRA
4 3 (4.69%) Maven
4 3 (4.69%) JBehave
4 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.69%) Ant
4 3 (4.69%) JUnit
4 3 (4.69%) Gradle
5 2 (3.13%) Toad
5 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.56%) QARun
6 1 (1.56%) NUnit
6 1 (1.56%) MSTest
6 1 (1.56%) WatiN
6 1 (1.56%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.56%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.56%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.13%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Interactive Media
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Developer
2 8 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
3 7 (10.94%) Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Software Developer
3 7 (10.94%) Software Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) iOS Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Administrator
5 4 (6.25%) Flash Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Author
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Author
6 3 (4.69%) Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.13%) Tester
7 2 (3.13%) Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (3.13%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.13%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.44%) Web Services
2 12 (18.75%) RESTful
3 10 (15.63%) HTML
4 9 (14.06%) XML
4 9 (14.06%) .NET
4 9 (14.06%) SOAP
5 8 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
5 8 (12.50%) Cocoa
5 8 (12.50%) CSS
6 7 (10.94%) WCF
7 6 (9.38%) Flash
8 4 (6.25%) WPF
9 3 (4.69%) WinForms
9 3 (4.69%) CCXML
9 3 (4.69%) JMS
9 3 (4.69%) VXML
9 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
10 2 (3.13%) HTML5
10 2 (3.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Mobile App
2 8 (12.50%) iPhone
2 8 (12.50%) iPad
3 6 (9.38%) Thin Client
3 6 (9.38%) Clustering
3 6 (9.38%) Fat Client
4 5 (7.81%) SCORM
4 5 (7.81%) E-Learning
5 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.69%) Blackberry
6 3 (4.69%) Open Source
7 2 (3.13%) Digital Media
7 2 (3.13%) Device Driver
7 2 (3.13%) Handset
8 1 (1.56%) IPTV
8 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.56%) Animation
8 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.56%) Kinect
8 1 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 31 (48.44%) Windows
2 11 (17.19%) Apple iOS
3 7 (10.94%) Windows 7
4 6 (9.38%) Android
5 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.25%) Linux
7 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Phone
8 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (15.63%) TDD
3 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (14.06%) Time Management
3 9 (14.06%) ITIL
3 9 (14.06%) Service Delivery
3 9 (14.06%) iOS Development
4 8 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 7 (10.94%) Scrum
5 7 (10.94%) Kanban
6 5 (7.81%) OO
7 4 (6.25%) Manual Testing
8 3 (4.69%) System Testing
8 3 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.69%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.69%) SOA
8 3 (4.69%) Service Management
8 3 (4.69%) Validation
8 3 (4.69%) Android Development
8 3 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) C#
2 10 (15.63%) SQL
3 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.50%) Objective-C
5 7 (10.94%) T-SQL
6 6 (9.38%) Java
6 6 (9.38%) ActionScript
7 5 (7.81%) ActionScript 2.0
8 3 (4.69%) C++
8 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.13%) C
9 2 (3.13%) PHP
10 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.56%) Winbatch
10 1 (1.56%) VBScript
10 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.50%) Degree
3 6 (9.38%) ISEB
3 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) MCSE
4 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.13%) MCDST
5 1 (1.56%) MCTS
5 1 (1.56%) MCITP
5 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.56%) ACSA
5 1 (1.56%) CCENT
5 1 (1.56%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) CCNA
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.56%) MCSA
5 1 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
2 4 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) SCCM
2 5 (7.81%) SAP Afaria
3 4 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (4.69%) SCOM
4 3 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (4.69%) MOM
5 2 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.56%) WMI
6 1 (1.56%) WSUS
6 1 (1.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.31%) Apple
3 11 (17.19%) VMware
4 8 (12.50%) HP
5 7 (10.94%) Citrix
6 6 (9.38%) Lotus
7 5 (7.81%) Adobe
8 3 (4.69%) Red Gate
9 2 (3.13%) Symantec
9 2 (3.13%) Cisco
10 1 (1.56%) Zend
10 1 (1.56%) Telerik
10 1 (1.56%) SAP
10 1 (1.56%) Oracle
10 1 (1.56%) MathWorks
10 1 (1.56%) Meru Networks
10 1 (1.56%) Facebook