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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Client Server
Rank 115 135 133
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 24 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.86% 0.63% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.24% 1.99% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 9
Median daily rate £325 £370 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -17.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £336 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £407 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £384 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.28% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +83.33%
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
740 1005 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.49% 31.48% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 654 538
Median daily rate £363 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 51 50
Median hourly rate £22.00 £37.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.33% +29.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.55 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Bristol +6 8 £303 -18.24% 2
Wiltshire +1 6 £363 -5.84%
Gloucestershire -6 3 £350 - 1
Cornwall - 2 - -
Dorset - 2 £264 - 1
Devon +3 1 £288 -
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 22 (52.38%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (42.86%) SQL
4 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 13 (30.95%) C#
7 13 (30.95%) C++
8 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
9 10 (23.81%) Migration
9 10 (23.81%) .NET
9 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
9 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
9 10 (23.81%) Windows Server
10 9 (21.43%) Linux
10 9 (21.43%) VMware
11 8 (19.05%) Web Services
11 8 (19.05%) Visual Studio
11 8 (19.05%) HTML
11 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (19.05%) HTML5
11 8 (19.05%) Web Development
11 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
12 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 6 (14.29%) DNS
13 6 (14.29%) XML
13 6 (14.29%) Subversion
13 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (11.90%) Software Deployment
14 5 (11.90%) Windows 10

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) CMS
1 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) IaaS
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (9.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (14.29%) DNS
3 5 (11.90%) SAN
4 4 (9.52%) NAS
5 3 (7.14%) Intranet
6 2 (4.76%) DHCP
6 2 (4.76%) IPv4
6 2 (4.76%) LAN
6 2 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.76%) GIS
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 6 (14.29%) Subversion
3 4 (9.52%) MSI
4 3 (7.14%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.38%) InstallShield
6 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Back Office
2 3 (7.14%) Marketing
2 3 (7.14%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.38%) Military
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Administrator
3 5 (11.90%) SCCM Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Azure Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) C++ Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.14%) C++/C# Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.76%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Developer
6 2 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) .NET
1 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
2 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
2 8 (19.05%) HTML
2 8 (19.05%) HTML5
2 8 (19.05%) Web Services
3 6 (14.29%) XML
4 4 (9.52%) MFC
5 3 (7.14%) FFmpeg
6 2 (4.76%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.38%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.52%) Clustering
2 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (7.14%) Streaming Video
3 3 (7.14%) Video Editing
4 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.38%) PKI
4 1 (2.38%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 9 (21.43%) Linux
4 5 (11.90%) Windows 10
5 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.76%) VMS
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Migration
2 8 (19.05%) Web Development
3 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.90%) Project Management
3 5 (11.90%) Software Deployment
4 4 (9.52%) Application Virtualisation
4 4 (9.52%) DevOps
4 4 (9.52%) Open Source
4 4 (9.52%) Release Management
4 4 (9.52%) Scrum
4 4 (9.52%) Service Management
4 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (7.14%) Time Management
6 2 (4.76%) Content Management
6 2 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL
6 2 (4.76%) ITSM
6 2 (4.76%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) SQL
2 13 (30.95%) C#
2 13 (30.95%) C++
3 4 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.52%) VB
3 4 (9.52%) VBScript
4 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.76%) VC++
5 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.90%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (9.52%) Docker
5 4 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (9.52%) NFS
5 4 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (9.52%) WSUS
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) NetApp
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 4 (9.52%) Sun
4 3 (7.14%) ESRI