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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Client Server
Rank 387 365 372
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 223 216 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.42% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.39% 1.35% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 139 94
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 15
Average hourly rate £18.50 £30.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.34% +8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £13.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £44.10 £50.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.66%

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
15988 16019 14133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.80% 30.86% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9780 9821 8497
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 635 727
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 27 March 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
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 27 March 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 -11 199 £390 -2.50% 205
London -3 104 £400 -5.88% 121
South East -24 38 £344 -11.79% 38
Hampshire +5 26 £394 -1.56% 7
City of London +17 22 £363 -9.37% 8
East of England +10 15 £550 +57.14% 20
Scotland -3 14 £273 +12.95% 1
Suffolk - 13 £550 - 4
South West +2 12 £450 - 5
Wales - 9 £325 - 5
Gloucestershire -11 8 £450 -
Cheltenham - 8 £450 -
West Midlands -13 7 £350 -17.64% 3
North West -13 7 £325 +9.24% 8
Yorkshire -23 7 £325 +8.33% 3
South Wales - 7 £325 - 5
Buckinghamshire +2 6 £300 -36.84% 16
Glasgow -1 6 £220 -
East Midlands -3 6 £403 - 3
Milton Keynes - 5 £300 - 9
Derbyshire +8 4 £403 - 2
North East +4 4 £425 - 1
Edinburgh -7 4 £350 +44.32% 1
West Yorkshire -16 4 £330 +10.00% 2
Tyne and Wear - 4 £425 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £425 - 1
Basingstoke - 4 £340 - 1
Havant +6 3 £388 - 2
Birmingham -11 3 £395 -7.05% 1
Berkshire -13 3 £275 -18.51% 5

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 191 (40.99%) Windows
2 160 (34.33%) SQL
3 121 (25.97%) Linux
4 118 (25.32%) Finance
5 111 (23.82%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (21.03%) Java
7 96 (20.60%) .NET
8 95 (20.39%) Microsoft
9 80 (17.17%) XML
9 80 (17.17%) Security Cleared
10 78 (16.74%) SQL Server
11 77 (16.52%) HTML
12 74 (15.88%) C#
13 73 (15.67%) UNIX
14 70 (15.02%) Internet
15 64 (13.73%) JavaScript
16 63 (13.52%) Web Services
17 62 (13.30%) TDD
18 60 (12.88%) C++
19 58 (12.45%) Oracle
20 54 (11.59%) OO
21 52 (11.16%) TCP/IP
22 51 (10.94%) VMware
23 48 (10.30%) Python
24 45 (9.66%) Scrum
24 45 (9.66%) QA
25 44 (9.44%) J2EE
26 43 (9.23%) Active Directory
27 40 (8.58%) Subversion
27 40 (8.58%) DV Cleared

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 38 (8.15%) IIS
2 35 (7.51%) SharePoint
3 24 (5.15%) JBoss
3 24 (5.15%) Tomcat
4 23 (4.94%) WebLogic
5 22 (4.72%) WebSphere
6 19 (4.08%) MS Exchange
7 15 (3.22%) Apache
8 12 (2.58%) Node.js
9 9 (1.93%) CMS
10 7 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.29%) Confluence
12 5 (1.07%) nginx
12 5 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (1.07%) GlassFish
12 5 (1.07%) Jetty
12 5 (1.07%) NetWeaver
12 5 (1.07%) Documentum
13 4 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 39 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 29 (6.22%) MS Office
3 4 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.64%) MS Project
5 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.43%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.43%) SPSS
5 2 (0.43%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.43%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.07%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.21%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (0.86%) Route 53
4 4 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.86%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (15.02%) Internet
2 52 (11.16%) TCP/IP
3 31 (6.65%) SSL
4 27 (5.79%) HTTP
5 24 (5.15%) DNS
6 19 (4.08%) SAN
6 19 (4.08%) VPN
6 19 (4.08%) Firewall
7 15 (3.22%) Wireshark
8 13 (2.79%) VLAN
9 10 (2.15%) DHCP
9 10 (2.15%) LAN
9 10 (2.15%) SDH
9 10 (2.15%) 3G
9 10 (2.15%) 2G
9 10 (2.15%) 2.5G
10 9 (1.93%) VoIP
10 9 (1.93%) LDAP
10 9 (1.93%) WAN
10 9 (1.93%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (16.74%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.51%) Relational Database
3 24 (5.15%) RDBMS
4 20 (4.29%) NoSQL
5 16 (3.43%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.79%) MongoDB
6 13 (2.79%) MySQL
7 10 (2.15%) Hadoop
7 10 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.72%) DB2
8 8 (1.72%) Redis
8 8 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.29%) Couchbase
9 6 (1.29%) SimpleDB
10 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.07%) SAP BW
10 5 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.86%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 40 (8.58%) Subversion
2 36 (7.73%) JIRA
3 29 (6.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (6.01%) Visual Studio
5 26 (5.58%) Selenium
6 21 (4.51%) Git (software)
6 21 (4.51%) Jenkins
7 20 (4.29%) WebDriver
8 16 (3.43%) JUnit
9 13 (2.79%) StarTeam
10 12 (2.58%) ClearCase
10 12 (2.58%) Eclipse
11 11 (2.36%) Bugzilla
12 10 (2.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 9 (1.93%) MSI
14 8 (1.72%) Cucumber
15 6 (1.29%) TortoiseSVN
15 6 (1.29%) TestNG
15 6 (1.29%) FishEye
15 6 (1.29%) GitLab
General
1 118 (25.32%) Finance
2 34 (7.30%) Banking
3 20 (4.29%) Games
4 15 (3.22%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.00%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.15%) Retail
6 10 (2.15%) Publishing
7 6 (1.29%) Legal
7 6 (1.29%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.29%) Marketing
8 5 (1.07%) Front Office
9 3 (0.64%) Law
9 3 (0.64%) Online Betting
9 3 (0.64%) Billing
10 2 (0.43%) Advertising
10 2 (0.43%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 154 (33.05%) Developer
2 70 (15.02%) Analyst
3 37 (7.94%) Consultant
4 36 (7.73%) Architect
5 32 (6.87%) Java Developer
6 24 (5.15%) Tester
7 23 (4.94%) .NET Developer
8 21 (4.51%) Test Analyst
9 20 (4.29%) C++ Developer
10 19 (4.08%) Administrator
11 18 (3.86%) Technical Consultant
12 14 (3.00%) C# Developer
12 14 (3.00%) Test Engineer
13 13 (2.79%) Technical Analyst
13 13 (2.79%) Software Developer
14 11 (2.36%) Systems Administrator
14 11 (2.36%) Web Developer
14 11 (2.36%) DBA
14 11 (2.36%) 3rd Line Support
14 11 (2.36%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (20.60%) .NET
2 80 (17.17%) XML
3 77 (16.52%) HTML
4 63 (13.52%) Web Services
5 44 (9.44%) J2EE
6 39 (8.37%) CSS
7 35 (7.51%) SOAP
8 32 (6.87%) .NET Framework
8 32 (6.87%) REST
9 27 (5.79%) ASP.NET
10 26 (5.58%) Spring
11 25 (5.36%) jQuery
12 24 (5.15%) RESTful
12 24 (5.15%) HTML5
13 20 (4.29%) Ajax
14 18 (3.86%) WCF
15 13 (2.79%) WPF
15 13 (2.79%) XML-RPC
15 13 (2.79%) Java RMI
16 12 (2.58%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.08%) Mobile App
2 32 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.36%) User Experience
4 21 (4.51%) Open Source
5 19 (4.08%) N-Tier
6 17 (3.65%) Management Information System
7 16 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (3.00%) Computer Science
9 12 (2.58%) Visualisation
9 12 (2.58%) Data Structures
10 11 (2.36%) NHS
11 9 (1.93%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.72%) Mainframe
12 8 (1.72%) Replication
12 8 (1.72%) Clustering
12 8 (1.72%) Streaming Media
13 7 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (1.50%) iPhone
14 6 (1.29%) Fat Client
14 6 (1.29%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 191 (40.99%) Windows
2 121 (25.97%) Linux
3 73 (15.67%) UNIX
4 38 (8.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (7.51%) Windows 7
6 28 (6.01%) Apple iOS
7 22 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (4.51%) Android
9 15 (3.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (2.58%) Windows XP
11 11 (2.36%) Solaris
11 11 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (1.72%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.86%) CentOS
13 4 (0.86%) Windows NT
13 4 (0.86%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.64%) webOS
14 3 (0.64%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (23.82%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (13.30%) TDD
3 54 (11.59%) OO
4 45 (9.66%) Scrum
5 39 (8.37%) Migration
6 33 (7.08%) SOA
7 32 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (6.65%) Configuration Management
8 31 (6.65%) MVC
9 30 (6.44%) Project Management
10 29 (6.22%) Multithreading
11 25 (5.36%) Test Scripting
11 25 (5.36%) OOD
11 25 (5.36%) ITIL
12 22 (4.72%) BDD
13 21 (4.51%) Automation Testing
14 20 (4.29%) Software Testing
14 20 (4.29%) Information Management
15 19 (4.08%) Load Testing
16 18 (3.86%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 160 (34.33%) SQL
2 98 (21.03%) Java
3 74 (15.88%) C#
4 64 (13.73%) JavaScript
5 60 (12.88%) C++
6 48 (10.30%) Python
7 28 (6.01%) Ruby
8 27 (5.79%) Bash Shell
9 23 (4.94%) Perl
10 20 (4.29%) PHP
11 17 (3.65%) PowerShell
12 16 (3.43%) PL/SQL
12 16 (3.43%) C
13 15 (3.22%) T-SQL
14 12 (2.58%) Objective-C
14 12 (2.58%) VB
15 9 (1.93%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.72%) VB.NET
17 5 (1.07%) SPARQL
18 4 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 80 (17.17%) Security Cleared
2 40 (8.58%) SC Cleared
2 40 (8.58%) DV Cleared
3 29 (6.22%) Degree
4 18 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (2.36%) ISEB
6 9 (1.93%) MCSE
7 8 (1.72%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.50%) MCITP
9 4 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.86%) CCNA
10 3 (0.64%) MCP
10 3 (0.64%) CCNP
10 3 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.64%) PMP
10 3 (0.64%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (9.66%) QA
2 8 (1.72%) SLA
3 3 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.72%) VMware ESX
4 6 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.64%) MetaFrame
6 3 (0.64%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.43%) Veritas File System
7 2 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.21%) XenApp
8 1 (0.21%) XenServer
8 1 (0.21%) vSphere
8 1 (0.21%) vCloud
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.21%) RACF
Systems Management
1 30 (6.44%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (3.43%) SCCM
3 14 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (1.72%) SCOM
5 8 (1.72%) Puppet
6 7 (1.50%) NetBackup
7 6 (1.29%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.29%) Salt
8 4 (0.86%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 4 (0.86%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.86%) SAP Afaria
8 4 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.64%) Nagios
9 3 (0.64%) WSUS
9 3 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.64%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.43%) CA Endevor
10 2 (0.43%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 95 (20.39%) Microsoft
2 58 (12.45%) Oracle
3 51 (10.94%) VMware
4 29 (6.22%) HP
5 22 (4.72%) SAP
6 21 (4.51%) Citrix
7 18 (3.86%) Cisco
8 16 (3.43%) Perforce
9 15 (3.22%) McAfee
10 14 (3.00%) Apple
11 13 (2.79%) Red Hat
11 13 (2.79%) IBM
12 10 (2.15%) Sybase
12 10 (2.15%) EMC
13 9 (1.93%) Sun
14 8 (1.72%) Symantec
15 7 (1.50%) Atlassian
15 7 (1.50%) Dell
16 6 (1.29%) CA
17 5 (1.07%) Veritas
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United Kingdom
Capgemini UK
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £700 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £40,000 per annum (pro rata) + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £375 to £425 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surbiton
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £350 to £380 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Up to £460 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Up to £410 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Shropshire
Fusion Experience
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (NG8)
Guru Careers
Rate: £20 - 24k + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Derbyshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £320 - £370 per day + Neg. Good chance of Extension
Posted: 19 days ago