The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Client Server
England / South West
Rank 118 135 125
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 12 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.23% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.77% 0.75% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 11
Median daily rate £330 £340 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -28.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £340 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £29.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-44.82% +81.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
678 937 786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.71% 31.45% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 642 487
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 66 53
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.88 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Client/Server across the South West region.

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Client/Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Client/Server Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server across the South West region.

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire - 4 £525 -
Gloucestershire +9 3 £350 +62.79%
Bristol -3 2 £330 -2.94% 3
Dorset - 2 £264 -
Cornwall - 1 - -
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 19 (54.29%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
4 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
5 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
6 10 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 10 (28.57%) SQL
6 10 (28.57%) Migration
6 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 9 (25.71%) VMware
7 9 (25.71%) Linux
7 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
8 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (20.00%) C#
9 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 6 (17.14%) DNS
11 5 (14.29%) SAN
11 5 (14.29%) C++
11 5 (14.29%) MS Office
11 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
11 5 (14.29%) Project Management
11 5 (14.29%) Software Deployment
11 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
11 5 (14.29%) SCCM
11 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (11.43%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (11.43%) Application Virtualisation
12 4 (11.43%) Virtual Machines

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (5.71%) CMS
1 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) IaaS
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (11.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (17.14%) DNS
3 5 (14.29%) SAN
4 4 (11.43%) NAS
5 3 (8.57%) Intranet
6 2 (5.71%) DHCP
6 2 (5.71%) IPv4
6 2 (5.71%) LAN
6 2 (5.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.71%) GIS
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MSI
2 1 (2.86%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Back Office
2 3 (8.57%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.86%) Military
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (14.29%) Administrator
1 5 (14.29%) Developer
1 5 (14.29%) SCCM Administrator
2 4 (11.43%) Azure Consultant
2 4 (11.43%) Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
3 3 (8.57%) C++ Developer
3 3 (8.57%) C++/C# Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Architect
4 2 (5.71%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) IT Trainer
4 2 (5.71%) Network Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Tester
4 2 (5.71%) Trainer
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
1 2 (5.71%) ADO.NET
1 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) DCOM
2 1 (2.86%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) PKI
3 2 (5.71%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.71%) Linux
4 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) VMS
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Migration
2 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (14.29%) Project Management
2 5 (14.29%) Software Deployment
3 4 (11.43%) Application Virtualisation
3 4 (11.43%) DevOps
3 4 (11.43%) Open Source
3 4 (11.43%) Release Management
3 4 (11.43%) Scrum
3 4 (11.43%) Service Management
3 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Time Management
5 2 (5.71%) Content Management
5 2 (5.71%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (5.71%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL
5 2 (5.71%) ITSM
5 2 (5.71%) Network Management
5 2 (5.71%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) C#
3 5 (14.29%) C++
4 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.43%) VB
4 4 (11.43%) VBScript
5 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.71%) VC++
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Active Directory
2 10 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (11.43%) Docker
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (11.43%) NFS
5 4 (11.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (11.43%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) WSUS
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) NetApp
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
3 4 (11.43%) Sun
4 3 (8.57%) ESRI
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