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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 126 138 132
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 18 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.63% 0.48% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.07% 1.75% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 9
Median daily rate £323 £363 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.03% -36.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £550 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £347 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.07% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+120.68% -
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
870 912 777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.61% 27.28% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 574 464
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 49 51
Median hourly rate £26.94 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.16% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +16 14 £325 -40.90% 1
Bristol -1 4 £200 -38.46% 1
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (74.07%) Microsoft
2 15 (55.56%) Windows
3 11 (40.74%) Web Services
4 10 (37.04%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) Migration
4 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
5 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 8 (29.63%) HTML5
6 8 (29.63%) Web Development
6 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
6 8 (29.63%) C++
6 8 (29.63%) HTML
6 8 (29.63%) .NET
6 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
6 8 (29.63%) AngularJS
7 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
7 7 (25.93%) XML
7 7 (25.93%) VMware
7 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (25.93%) SCCM
8 6 (22.22%) Subversion
8 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 6 (22.22%) C#
8 6 (22.22%) Finance
9 5 (18.52%) Linux
9 5 (18.52%) MS Office
9 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (18.52%) Software Deployment
9 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
10 4 (14.81%) Application Virtualisation

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:

Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) IaaS
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Intranet
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) SAN
1 2 (7.41%) SSH
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) NAS
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) GIS
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
2 6 (22.22%) Subversion
3 4 (14.81%) MSI
4 3 (11.11%) Jasmine
5 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.41%) JIRA
5 2 (7.41%) Maven
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.41%) Zephyr
6 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Marketing
3 3 (11.11%) Multimedia
4 2 (7.41%) Back Office
4 2 (7.41%) Electronics
4 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Administrator
2 5 (18.52%) SCCM Administrator
2 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (7.41%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Support Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) Web Services
2 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) AngularJS
2 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
2 8 (29.63%) HTML
2 8 (29.63%) HTML5
3 7 (25.93%) XML
4 3 (11.11%) FFmpeg
4 3 (11.11%) MFC
4 3 (11.11%) REST
5 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
5 2 (7.41%) SOAP
6 1 (3.70%) WSDL
6 1 (3.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Streaming Video
1 3 (11.11%) Video Editing
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Licensing
3 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Migration
2 8 (29.63%) Web Development
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Software Deployment
4 4 (14.81%) Application Virtualisation
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) Release Management
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) Time Management
5 3 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (7.41%) BDD
6 2 (7.41%) Data Transformation
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps
6 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Kanban
6 2 (7.41%) Open Source
6 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Test Management
6 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) C++
3 6 (22.22%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
4 4 (14.81%) VB
4 4 (14.81%) VBScript
5 2 (7.41%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.70%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) MCSD
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (7.41%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.70%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (11.11%) Docker
5 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.70%) NFS
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) SCCM
2 4 (14.81%) WSUS
3 1 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
3 3 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) AppSense
4 2 (7.41%) CA
4 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.41%) ESRI
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) Sun
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat