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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Client Server
England / West Midlands
Rank 112 119 98
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 0.59% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £421 £188 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+124.53% -46.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £31.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £29.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-44.82% +81.25%

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
646 676 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.41% 27.85% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 380 359
Median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 53
Median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.65% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £50.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

Client/Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 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 21 January 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham - 5 £413 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
Client/Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) MUMPS
3 3 (23.08%) SAP
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) VoIP
3 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Teradata
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) E-business
4 2 (15.38%) Data Mart
4 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Netezza
4 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (15.38%) Informatica
4 2 (15.38%) Internet
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Basel II
4 2 (15.38%) Informix
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (15.38%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) VoIP
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Junos
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) LDAP
3 1 (7.69%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (15.38%) Data Mart
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
1 2 (15.38%) Informix
1 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics
4 1 (7.69%) Publishing
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Teradata Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Android Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Android SDK
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Business Development
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
2 2 (15.38%) Data Transformation
2 2 (15.38%) E-business
2 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
2 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
2 2 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) MUMPS
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Cognos
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Informatica
2 2 (15.38%) Netezza
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Teradata
3 1 (7.69%) Aruba
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) BT
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
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