The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 380 359 352
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 210 198 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.41% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.38% 1.34% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 122 117
Average daily rate
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£375 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £253 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £575 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 15
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.55 £42.50 £45.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -61.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15251 14775 13370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.89% 30.68% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9638 9110 7984
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 606 589 811
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.69 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Client/Server within the UK.

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Client/Server
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Client/Server Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server within the UK.

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Client/Server Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Client/Server
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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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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
England -19 189 £375 +5.63% 164
London -13 75 £375 -16.66% 106
South East +13 47 £400 +18.51% 18
Hampshire -7 24 £450 +36.85% 3
Scotland +2 18 £350 -6.66% 3
East of England +11 16 £413 +28.90% 9
South West -3 15 £450 - 9
City of London -1 14 £345 -29.23% 8
Yorkshire -29 14 £325 +8.33% 9
West Yorkshire -29 13 £325 +8.33% 7
Glasgow +5 11 - -
Leeds -35 11 £325 +8.33% 6
Surrey 0 10 £325 -12.16% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 10 £325 -31.57% 7
Suffolk - 9 £500 - 1
East Midlands +19 8 £350 - 2
North West -24 8 £300 +30.43% 8
Gloucestershire - 8 £495 - 1
Edinburgh -1 7 £350 -6.66% 3
Cambridgeshire -6 7 £375 - 6
Cheltenham - 7 £495 - 1
Cambridge +1 6 £388 - 6
West Midlands +1 5 £350 -19.07% 2
Milton Keynes -9 5 £225 -52.63% 6
Basingstoke - 5 £360 -
Lancashire -14 4 £338 - 1
Wales - 4 £320 -
Epsom - 4 - -
Bristol -3 3 £400 - 5
Manchester -9 3 £300 +31.86% 4

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 157 (34.13%) Windows
2 142 (30.87%) SQL
3 122 (26.52%) Linux
4 115 (25.00%) Finance
5 107 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
6 100 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 83 (18.04%) .NET
8 78 (16.96%) Java
9 76 (16.52%) Security Cleared
10 71 (15.43%) UNIX
10 71 (15.43%) Web Services
11 70 (15.22%) Oracle
12 63 (13.70%) C#
13 60 (13.04%) SQL Server
14 58 (12.61%) C++
14 58 (12.61%) TDD
15 57 (12.39%) XML
16 55 (11.96%) Internet
17 53 (11.52%) HTML
18 51 (11.09%) Migration
18 51 (11.09%) Scrum
19 50 (10.87%) JavaScript
20 47 (10.22%) VMware
21 46 (10.00%) TCP/IP
21 46 (10.00%) SC Cleared
22 44 (9.57%) Relational Database
22 44 (9.57%) MS Excel
23 42 (9.13%) Python
24 41 (8.91%) OO
24 41 (8.91%) QA

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 31 (6.74%) IIS
2 26 (5.65%) SharePoint
3 22 (4.78%) MS Exchange
4 16 (3.48%) Apache
5 15 (3.26%) Tomcat
6 14 (3.04%) WebLogic
6 14 (3.04%) WebSphere
7 13 (2.83%) Node.js
8 12 (2.61%) JBoss
9 11 (2.39%) NetWeaver
10 9 (1.96%) CMS
11 6 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.30%) nginx
12 5 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (1.09%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.87%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.65%) Moodle
Applications
1 44 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.74%) MS Office
3 4 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.87%) MS Project
3 4 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.65%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (0.65%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.65%) PaintShop Pro
5 2 (0.43%) SPSS
6 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.61%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.22%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.30%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.30%) Route 53
5 4 (0.87%) SaaS
5 4 (0.87%) PaaS
5 4 (0.87%) IaaS
6 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 55 (11.96%) Internet
2 46 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 31 (6.74%) HTTP
4 25 (5.43%) SSL
5 24 (5.22%) DNS
6 23 (5.00%) Firewall
7 22 (4.78%) SAN
7 22 (4.78%) VPN
8 15 (3.26%) VoIP
9 12 (2.61%) LAN
9 12 (2.61%) DHCP
10 10 (2.17%) VLAN
11 9 (1.96%) WAN
12 8 (1.74%) NAS
13 7 (1.52%) Network Security
13 7 (1.52%) LDAP
13 7 (1.52%) Intranet
14 6 (1.30%) SSH
14 6 (1.30%) FTP
14 6 (1.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 44 (9.57%) Relational Database
3 37 (8.04%) RDBMS
4 25 (5.43%) Oracle Database
5 22 (4.78%) NoSQL
6 15 (3.26%) MongoDB
7 14 (3.04%) MySQL
8 13 (2.83%) DB2
9 11 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (2.39%) SAP BW
10 10 (2.17%) Redis
11 9 (1.96%) OLAP
11 9 (1.96%) OLTP
12 8 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.52%) Couchbase
13 7 (1.52%) Big Data
13 7 (1.52%) SimpleDB
14 6 (1.30%) QlikView
14 6 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (8.70%) Subversion
2 37 (8.04%) JIRA
3 32 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (4.78%) Selenium
4 22 (4.78%) Git (software)
4 22 (4.78%) Jenkins
5 19 (4.13%) Visual Studio
6 18 (3.91%) WebDriver
7 16 (3.48%) JUnit
8 12 (2.61%) Eclipse
8 12 (2.61%) StarTeam
9 11 (2.39%) TortoiseSVN
9 11 (2.39%) Maven
9 11 (2.39%) Bugzilla
10 9 (1.96%) MSI
11 8 (1.74%) QuickTest Pro
12 6 (1.30%) JMeter
12 6 (1.30%) ClearCase
12 6 (1.30%) Ant
12 6 (1.30%) TestNG
General
1 115 (25.00%) Finance
2 40 (8.70%) Banking
3 21 (4.57%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.17%) Games
6 9 (1.96%) Retail
6 9 (1.96%) Publishing
7 7 (1.52%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.09%) Front Office
9 4 (0.87%) Legal
10 3 (0.65%) Marketing
10 3 (0.65%) Law
10 3 (0.65%) Billing
11 2 (0.43%) Automotive
11 2 (0.43%) Electronics
11 2 (0.43%) Back Office
11 2 (0.43%) French Language
12 1 (0.22%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (28.48%) Developer
2 85 (18.48%) Analyst
3 35 (7.61%) Consultant
4 30 (6.52%) Test Analyst
5 26 (5.65%) Architect
6 21 (4.57%) Java Developer
7 18 (3.91%) .NET Developer
7 18 (3.91%) Administrator
7 18 (3.91%) Support Analyst
7 18 (3.91%) Tester
8 17 (3.70%) Project Manager
9 15 (3.26%) Support Engineer
10 13 (2.83%) iOS Developer
10 13 (2.83%) DBA
10 13 (2.83%) C++ Developer
10 13 (2.83%) Technical Analyst
11 12 (2.61%) Software Developer
12 11 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (2.39%) Senior Developer
13 10 (2.17%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (18.04%) .NET
2 71 (15.43%) Web Services
3 57 (12.39%) XML
4 53 (11.52%) HTML
5 35 (7.61%) SOAP
6 34 (7.39%) CSS
7 33 (7.17%) J2EE
8 26 (5.65%) RESTful
9 25 (5.43%) .NET Framework
10 24 (5.22%) ASP.NET
11 21 (4.57%) REST
11 21 (4.57%) Spring
12 16 (3.48%) jQuery
12 16 (3.48%) HTML5
13 15 (3.26%) Cocoa
13 15 (3.26%) Ajax
14 14 (3.04%) WPF
14 14 (3.04%) Cocoa Touch
15 12 (2.61%) WCF
16 10 (2.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.04%) Mobile App
2 33 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.96%) Open Source
4 24 (5.22%) User Experience
5 19 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 16 (3.48%) Data Structures
8 15 (3.26%) iPad
9 13 (2.83%) iPhone
10 11 (2.39%) N-Tier
10 11 (2.39%) Blackberry
11 10 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
11 10 (2.17%) Algorithms
12 9 (1.96%) Computer Science
12 9 (1.96%) Visualisation
12 9 (1.96%) Streaming Media
12 9 (1.96%) Replication
13 7 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (1.52%) NHS
13 7 (1.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 157 (34.13%) Windows
2 122 (26.52%) Linux
3 71 (15.43%) UNIX
4 34 (7.39%) Windows 7
4 34 (7.39%) Apple iOS
5 26 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (4.78%) Android
7 21 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (3.70%) Windows XP
9 12 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (2.39%) Solaris
11 6 (1.30%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.87%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.87%) Windows NT
12 4 (0.87%) HPUX
13 3 (0.65%) webOS
13 3 (0.65%) CentOS
13 3 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (12.61%) TDD
3 51 (11.09%) Migration
3 51 (11.09%) Scrum
4 41 (8.91%) OO
5 39 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (7.61%) ITIL
7 32 (6.96%) Kanban
8 30 (6.52%) Project Management
8 30 (6.52%) Configuration Management
9 28 (6.09%) MVC
10 27 (5.87%) Software Testing
10 27 (5.87%) SOA
11 24 (5.22%) Performance Tuning
11 24 (5.22%) Test Scripting
12 23 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (4.35%) Software Engineering
13 20 (4.35%) Automation Testing
13 20 (4.35%) BDD
14 19 (4.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 142 (30.87%) SQL
2 78 (16.96%) Java
3 63 (13.70%) C#
4 58 (12.61%) C++
5 50 (10.87%) JavaScript
6 42 (9.13%) Python
7 25 (5.43%) Bash Shell
8 21 (4.57%) PHP
8 21 (4.57%) Ruby
9 19 (4.13%) Perl
9 19 (4.13%) Objective-C
10 18 (3.91%) C
11 16 (3.48%) PowerShell
12 14 (3.04%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.39%) T-SQL
13 11 (2.39%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.09%) SPARQL
14 5 (1.09%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.09%) Delphi
15 4 (0.87%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 76 (16.52%) Security Cleared
2 46 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 30 (6.52%) DV Cleared
4 29 (6.30%) Degree
5 21 (4.57%) ISEB
6 17 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (3.04%) ISTQB
8 11 (2.39%) MCSE
9 8 (1.74%) CCNA
9 8 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.52%) CCNP
11 5 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (1.09%) MCITP
12 4 (0.87%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (0.65%) PMP
13 3 (0.65%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.43%) MCTS
14 2 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.91%) QA
2 9 (1.96%) SLA
3 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.61%) VMware ESX
4 6 (1.30%) XenApp
4 6 (1.30%) vSphere
4 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.87%) MetaFrame
6 4 (0.87%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.87%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.65%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.43%) Veritas File System
8 2 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.22%) vCloud
9 1 (0.22%) XenServer
9 1 (0.22%) RACF
Systems Management
1 40 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (3.70%) SCCM
3 12 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.39%) NetBackup
5 10 (2.17%) Tivoli
5 10 (2.17%) Puppet
6 9 (1.96%) SCOM
6 9 (1.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 8 (1.74%) WSUS
7 8 (1.74%) Salt
8 6 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.09%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 5 (1.09%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (0.65%) Nagios
12 2 (0.43%) MOM
12 2 (0.43%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 100 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 70 (15.22%) Oracle
3 47 (10.22%) VMware
4 37 (8.04%) HP
5 33 (7.17%) SAP
6 26 (5.65%) Citrix
7 23 (5.00%) Cisco
8 22 (4.78%) Red Hat
9 20 (4.35%) Apple
10 17 (3.70%) IBM
11 13 (2.83%) Perforce
12 11 (2.39%) Sybase
12 11 (2.39%) Symantec
13 9 (1.96%) McAfee
14 8 (1.74%) Dell
14 8 (1.74%) Veritas
15 7 (1.52%) Sun
16 6 (1.30%) Murex
17 5 (1.09%) GigaSpaces
17 5 (1.09%) Sencha
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £550 to £580 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £350 to £400 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: 400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
networx
Rate: £27,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
West Yorkshire
TRG
Rate: 300-360 Per Day call for details
Posted: 12 days ago
Lancashire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £85000 - £86000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 26 days ago