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 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 116 130 129
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 21 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.74% 0.61% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.49% 2.13% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 10
Median daily rate £325 £400 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -31.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £551
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £470 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+146.15% -10.34%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
843 937 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.81% 28.72% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 558 492
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £507 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 57 49
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +85.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 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
Wiltshire +21 14 £325 -25.28%
Bristol +7 7 £330 -17.50% 1
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (56.00%) Windows
3 10 (40.00%) Web Services
3 10 (40.00%) Migration
3 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (36.00%) SQL
5 8 (32.00%) C++
5 8 (32.00%) HTML
5 8 (32.00%) .NET
5 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (32.00%) Web Development
5 8 (32.00%) HTML5
5 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
6 7 (28.00%) XML
6 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (24.00%) VMware
7 6 (24.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) C#
7 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (24.00%) Subversion
8 5 (20.00%) SCCM
8 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 5 (20.00%) Software Deployment
8 5 (20.00%) Linux
8 5 (20.00%) MS Office
8 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 5 (20.00%) Windows 10

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:

Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) IaaS
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Intranet
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) GIS
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (24.00%) Subversion
3 4 (16.00%) MSI
4 3 (12.00%) Jasmine
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.00%) JIRA
6 1 (4.00%) Maven
6 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (4.00%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Marketing
3 3 (12.00%) Back Office
3 3 (12.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (4.00%) Electronics
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) SCCM Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) CIO
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Strategy Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) Web Services
2 8 (32.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
2 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (32.00%) HTML
2 8 (32.00%) HTML5
3 7 (28.00%) XML
4 3 (12.00%) FFmpeg
4 3 (12.00%) MFC
5 2 (8.00%) REST
6 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
6 1 (4.00%) SOAP
6 1 (4.00%) WSDL
6 1 (4.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (12.00%) Streaming Video
1 3 (12.00%) Video Editing
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Learning Management System
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Migration
2 8 (32.00%) Web Development
3 5 (20.00%) Software Deployment
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) Application Virtualisation
4 4 (16.00%) Release Management
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Time Management
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) Open Source
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.00%) Data Transformation
7 1 (4.00%) Defect Management
7 1 (4.00%) Microservices
7 1 (4.00%) Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (4.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) C++
3 6 (24.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (16.00%) VB
4 4 (16.00%) VBScript
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) MCSA
4 1 (4.00%) MCSD
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (8.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.00%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (12.00%) Docker
6 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (4.00%) NFS
7 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) SCCM
2 4 (16.00%) WSUS
3 2 (8.00%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) ESRI
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.00%) Sun
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) SAP