The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Client Server
Rank 99 100 89
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 23 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.90% 0.52% 0.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.86% 2.17% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 13
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£300 £250 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £55.50
% change year-on-year
-61.33% -32.43%
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 West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
596 507 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.31% 23.98% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 265 257
Average daily rate £350 £315 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 37 45
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.34 £11.40 £11.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.64 £37.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Client/Server Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Client/Server
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Client/Server Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Client/Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Client/Server Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Client/Server Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Client/Server
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Client/Server across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Client/Server Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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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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
Birmingham -1 10 £200 -27.27% 1
Coventry -7 2 £351 -
Staffordshire - 1 - - 3
Solihull - - - -
Herefordshire - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - -
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (31.58%) ITIL
2 12 (31.58%) Finance
3 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 10 (26.32%) Workflow
4 9 (23.68%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (21.05%) Performance Improvement
5 8 (21.05%) Performance Analysis
5 8 (21.05%) Windows
5 8 (21.05%) E-Discovery
6 7 (18.42%) Tivoli
6 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (18.42%) Test Strategy
7 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (15.79%) .NET
8 5 (13.16%) Web Services
8 5 (13.16%) SOA
8 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (13.16%) Banking
8 5 (13.16%) Mobile App
9 4 (10.53%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
9 4 (10.53%) Capita
9 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
9 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
9 4 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (10.53%) Degree
9 4 (10.53%) SQL
9 4 (10.53%) Middleware
9 4 (10.53%) MS Excel

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.63%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.89%) Internet
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) Wireless
3 2 (5.26%) VPN
3 2 (5.26%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.63%) Redis
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.89%) Automotive
5 2 (5.26%) Legal
6 1 (2.63%) Games
6 1 (2.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Data Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Coordinator
5 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) iOS Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior iOS Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) Web Services
3 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.53%) Middleware
4 2 (5.26%) XML
5 1 (2.63%) XSL
5 1 (2.63%) XML Schema
5 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Statistics
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Telematics
5 1 (2.63%) Open Source
5 1 (2.63%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) ITIL
2 10 (26.32%) Workflow
3 8 (21.05%) E-Discovery
3 8 (21.05%) Performance Improvement
3 8 (21.05%) Performance Analysis
4 7 (18.42%) Test Strategy
5 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.16%) SOA
7 4 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (10.53%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.89%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Migration
9 2 (5.26%) MVC
9 2 (5.26%) Logistics
9 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.26%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) C
2 2 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) C++
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (2.63%) MCP
2 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.26%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Capita
3 2 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) BMC
4 1 (2.63%) Lotus
4 1 (2.63%) Symantec
4 1 (2.63%) Remedy
4 1 (2.63%) Sophos
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Cognos
4 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
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