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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 123 105 134
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +29
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 19 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.14% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.33% 0.61% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£588 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year
-61.33% -13.79%
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
817 492 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.63% 22.30% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 306 404
Average daily rate £375 £332 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.03% -5.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 35 54
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.75 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.37% -57.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £38.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Bristol - 9 £600 - 2
Gloucestershire -18 2 £490 -
Wiltshire -14 1 - - 3
Dorset - 1 - -
Somerset - - - - 3
Devon - - - -
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) Web Services
2 11 (44.00%) Open Source
3 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) Oracle
3 9 (36.00%) Migration
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) VMware
4 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (28.00%) Firewall
6 6 (24.00%) AppSense
6 6 (24.00%) VPN
6 6 (24.00%) Citrix
6 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (24.00%) XenApp
6 6 (24.00%) XenDesktop
6 6 (24.00%) vSphere
6 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (20.00%) iPad
7 5 (20.00%) Apple
7 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.00%) Java
8 4 (16.00%) .NET
8 4 (16.00%) QA
9 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) ArcGIS
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) SaaS
2 3 (12.00%) PaaS
2 3 (12.00%) IaaS
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Firewall
2 6 (24.00%) VPN
3 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) MSTest
2 1 (4.00%) Moq
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Senior Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Application Development Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) Web Services
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 3 (12.00%) J2EE
3 3 (12.00%) Middleware
3 3 (12.00%) LAMP
3 3 (12.00%) Java EE
4 2 (8.00%) WCF
5 1 (4.00%) Silverlight
5 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (4.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Open Source
2 5 (20.00%) iPad
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (36.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) SOA
4 3 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (12.00%) OO
4 3 (12.00%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) Network Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) Network Management
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.00%) Use Case
6 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (24.00%) XenApp
2 6 (24.00%) XenDesktop
2 6 (24.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 8 (32.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) AppSense
3 6 (24.00%) Citrix
4 5 (20.00%) Apple
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
6 1 (4.00%) ESRI
6 1 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (4.00%) Siebel