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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 140 105 138
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +33
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 4 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.77% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 3.61% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 4
Average daily rate - £525 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +57.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £323 £340
% change year-on-year
+13.56% -5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £29.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year
-17.24% -46.78%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
765 499 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.10% 21.45% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 257 371
Average daily rate £350 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 47 71
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.20 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
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
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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -4 3 - -
Dorset - 1 - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Apple
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) iPad
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) AppSense
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) ArcGIS
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) MSTest
2 1 (12.50%) Moq
2 1 (12.50%) Gerrit
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Messaging Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
3 1 (12.50%) LINQ
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Java SE
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) VB6
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
1 2 (25.00%) XenApp
1 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Apple
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) AppSense
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) ESRI
3 1 (12.50%) Telerik
3 1 (12.50%) Trustwave
Wiltshire
Jam Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas 50
Rate: Up to £37,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 22 days ago