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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 135 120 137
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 4 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.71% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 2.82% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 4
Median daily rate £440 £475 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% +10.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £18.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+22.66% -27.88%
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
794 781 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.64% 25.37% 24.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 543 461
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £522 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 52 50
Median hourly rate £29.00 £32.25 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% +44.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.52% -12.04%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -7 3 £520 -5.45% 1
Gloucestershire -5 1 £400 - 1
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 9 (56.25%) Linux
4 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
5 8 (50.00%) Sun
5 8 (50.00%) Clustering
5 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (43.75%) Failover Clustering
6 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
6 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
6 7 (43.75%) DNS
6 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
7 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
8 5 (31.25%) Security Hardening
9 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (25.00%) ITIL
9 4 (25.00%) SAN
9 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
10 3 (18.75%) Citrix
10 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (18.75%) HP
10 3 (18.75%) Web Services
10 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (18.75%) Finance
10 3 (18.75%) Server Building
10 3 (18.75%) Virtual Environments

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) DNS
1 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 4 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) SSH
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) Maven
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (12.50%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Build Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Server Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Support Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Support Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) CIO
4 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Licensing Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Licensing Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) REST
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) WSDL
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Clustering
2 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Learning Management System
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Licensing
3 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
7 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Security Hardening
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Server Building
3 3 (18.75%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) Data Transformation
4 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Kanban
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Test Management
4 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) Ruby
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (12.50%) BC Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) ISEB
5 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (6.25%) MCSA
5 1 (6.25%) MCSD
5 1 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (12.50%) JSP 440
2 1 (6.25%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (18.75%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (6.25%) Docker
5 1 (6.25%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Sun
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) AppSense
5 2 (12.50%) CA
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 2 (12.50%) SAP
6 1 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle