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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 128 116 120
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 17 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.04% 1.28% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 4
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£463 £363 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% -12.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £325 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £453 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.08% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £19.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -47.35%
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
835 545 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.36% 23.07% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 345 342
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.98% -7.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 56 63
Average hourly rate £26.50 £23.13 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.59% -39.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Client/Server within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Gloucestershire -10 9 £495 -
Bristol -9 5 £400 - 3
Somerset - 1 - -
Wiltshire - - - - 2
Dorset - - - -
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 13 (37.14%) Oracle
1 13 (37.14%) Web Services
1 13 (37.14%) Security Cleared
2 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Finance
3 11 (31.43%) Open Source
3 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.71%) OO
5 8 (22.86%) Java
5 8 (22.86%) J2EE
5 8 (22.86%) Migration
5 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
6 7 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (20.00%) C++
7 6 (17.14%) OOD
7 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (14.29%) XenApp
8 5 (14.29%) XenDesktop
8 5 (14.29%) Ext JS
8 5 (14.29%) vSphere
8 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (14.29%) GWT
8 5 (14.29%) JSON
8 5 (14.29%) VMware
8 5 (14.29%) AppSense
8 5 (14.29%) Spring
8 5 (14.29%) Python
8 5 (14.29%) J2SE

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.57%) SaaS
3 3 (8.57%) PaaS
3 3 (8.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.29%) VPN
2 5 (14.29%) HTTP
2 5 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) Wireshark
3 3 (8.57%) SDH
3 3 (8.57%) 3G
3 3 (8.57%) 2G
3 3 (8.57%) 2.5G
3 3 (8.57%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Eclipse
1 4 (11.43%) Subversion
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) ClearCase
2 3 (8.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Law
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Project Manager
3 7 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 7 (20.00%) Consultant
3 7 (20.00%) Senior Manager
4 6 (17.14%) C++ Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Citrix Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 3 (8.57%) Java Consultant
7 3 (8.57%) Java Programmer
7 3 (8.57%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (8.57%) Programmer
7 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) Web Services
2 8 (22.86%) J2EE
3 5 (14.29%) Ext JS
3 5 (14.29%) GWT
3 5 (14.29%) JSON
3 5 (14.29%) Spring
3 5 (14.29%) J2SE
3 5 (14.29%) REST
4 4 (11.43%) MFC
5 3 (8.57%) Java EE
5 3 (8.57%) LAMP
5 3 (8.57%) STL
5 3 (8.57%) Middleware
6 2 (5.71%) CSS
6 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.71%) Velocity
7 1 (2.86%) WPF
7 1 (2.86%) WinForms
7 1 (2.86%) COM
7 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Open Source
2 4 (11.43%) iPad
3 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (14.29%) Linux
3 5 (14.29%) UNIX
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Android
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) OO
3 8 (22.86%) Migration
4 6 (17.14%) OOD
5 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (11.43%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.57%) Network Architecture
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (8.57%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (8.57%) TOGAF
6 3 (8.57%) Information Management
6 3 (8.57%) SOA
6 3 (8.57%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (8.57%) Network Management
7 2 (5.71%) User Stories
7 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL
7 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) C++
3 5 (14.29%) Python
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.57%) Ruby
4 3 (8.57%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.86%) SQL
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) C
6 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 7 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (14.29%) XenApp
1 5 (14.29%) XenDesktop
1 5 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) VMware
2 5 (14.29%) AppSense
2 5 (14.29%) Citrix
2 5 (14.29%) Sencha
3 4 (11.43%) Apple
3 4 (11.43%) Google
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft