The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 30 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 10 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.74% - 2.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.85% - 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
Average daily rate
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£300 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year
-63.75% -38.46%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwickshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
113 66 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 30.96% 27.39% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 28 45
Average daily rate £330 £350 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +64.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £164 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £378 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 28
Average hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.90% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.60 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £30.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (80.00%) Performance Analysis
2 8 (80.00%) Performance Improvement
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Redis
6 1 (10.00%) VPN
6 1 (10.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) MySQL
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) VoIP
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) GIS
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) Games
6 1 (10.00%) Replication
6 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Asset Management

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Redis
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Services Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Tester
1 1 (10.00%) Analyst
1 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (10.00%) Consultant
1 1 (10.00%) Programmer
1 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (10.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Java Programmer
1 1 (10.00%) Environment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Performance Analysis
1 8 (80.00%) Performance Improvement
2 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix