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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 129 140 113
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -27
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 11 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.12% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.50% 0.46% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 10
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£450 - £525
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 - £680
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.68 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.42% -39.65%
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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
733 870 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.33% 26.96% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 510 316
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 51 46
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.14% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.14 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 -9 7 £450 -
Somerset - 1 £350 -
Wiltshire - 1 £550 - 1
Bristol - 1 £250 - 3
Devon - 1 - -
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
2 13 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 13 (50.00%) C++
2 13 (50.00%) OO
3 12 (46.15%) OOD
3 12 (46.15%) Subversion
4 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
4 11 (42.31%) Python
5 10 (38.46%) ClearCase
5 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
5 10 (38.46%) Perl
5 10 (38.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 10 (38.46%) STL
5 10 (38.46%) 2G
5 10 (38.46%) 2.5G
5 10 (38.46%) SDH
5 10 (38.46%) 3G
5 10 (38.46%) Bash Shell
5 10 (38.46%) Mobile App
5 10 (38.46%) Ruby
5 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (38.46%) Wireshark
6 9 (34.62%) 4G
7 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
7 7 (26.92%) Windows
8 5 (19.23%) JSON
9 4 (15.38%) Ext JS
9 4 (15.38%) Release Management
9 4 (15.38%) GWT
9 4 (15.38%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
1 10 (38.46%) 2G
1 10 (38.46%) 2.5G
1 10 (38.46%) SDH
1 10 (38.46%) 3G
1 10 (38.46%) Wireshark
2 9 (34.62%) 4G
3 4 (15.38%) HTTP
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Subversion
2 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
3 10 (38.46%) ClearCase
3 10 (38.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.85%) Xcode
5 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) C++ Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Java Analyst Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Java Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) STL
2 5 (19.23%) JSON
3 4 (15.38%) Ext JS
3 4 (15.38%) GWT
3 4 (15.38%) Spring
3 4 (15.38%) REST
3 4 (15.38%) J2SE
3 4 (15.38%) Web Services
3 4 (15.38%) J2EE
4 3 (11.54%) MFC
5 2 (7.69%) Velocity
5 2 (7.69%) COM
5 2 (7.69%) CSS
5 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.85%) Middleware
6 1 (3.85%) XML
6 1 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Mobile App
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) UNIX
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) OO
2 12 (46.15%) OOD
3 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) Release Management
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Information Management
6 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.85%) BPR
7 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.85%) SOA
7 1 (3.85%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.85%) User Stories
7 1 (3.85%) Mobile Development
7 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) C++
2 11 (42.31%) Python
3 10 (38.46%) Perl
3 10 (38.46%) Bash Shell
3 10 (38.46%) Ruby
4 4 (15.38%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) XAML
6 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
2 13 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Sencha
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Google
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
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