The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 127 106 132
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +26
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 11 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.37% 0.098%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.89% 1.91% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
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£431 £600 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £360
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £53.00 £55.50
% change year-on-year
-38.67% -4.50%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
583 418 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.17% 19.51% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 242 297
Average daily rate £368 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £198 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 30 50
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -53.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
Client/Server
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Wiltshire -16 2 £513 -14.58% 3
Somerset - 2 £369 - 2
Bristol - 2 £350 - 4
Gloucestershire -23 1 £330 - 2
Dorset - 1 - -
Devon - - - -
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Web Services
2 9 (52.94%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
3 8 (47.06%) VPN
4 7 (41.18%) Citrix
4 7 (41.18%) Apple
4 7 (41.18%) AppSense
4 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (41.18%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (41.18%) iPad
4 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (41.18%) XenApp
4 7 (41.18%) XenDesktop
4 7 (41.18%) vSphere
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) .NET
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) WCF
8 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
8 2 (11.76%) Migration
8 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
8 2 (11.76%) Degree
8 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.76%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.88%) Lync
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
2 8 (47.06%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) MSTest
2 1 (5.88%) Moq
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Programmer
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Software Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Android Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Android Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) .NET
3 3 (17.65%) WCF
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
5 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
5 1 (5.88%) LINQ
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (5.88%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
1 7 (41.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
2 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
2 2 (11.76%) UML
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.88%) Use Case
3 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.88%) ERP
3 1 (5.88%) OOD
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Android Development
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) VB6
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (41.18%) XenApp
2 7 (41.18%) XenDesktop
2 7 (41.18%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) AppSense
2 7 (41.18%) Citrix
2 7 (41.18%) Apple
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Siebel
4 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.88%) ESRI
4 1 (5.88%) Telerik
4 1 (5.88%) Trustwave
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