Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Client Server
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 156 157
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +19
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 9 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.31% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 1.05% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 18
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +9.76% +90.70%
10th Percentile £385 £338 £350
90th Percentile £520 £460 £494
South East median daily rate £375 £450 £355
% change year-on-year -16.67% +26.76% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £17.50
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +157.14% -10.26%

Client/Server is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1323 1240 1466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.35% 29.34% 29.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 619 801
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £222 £227 £210
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 70 64
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.48 £19.81 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.77% -0.94% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.44 £12.25 £11.27
90th Percentile £38.00 £48.83 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.68 £19.27
% change year-on-year -15.54% +22.92% +17.65%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Client/Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in Berkshire

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in Berkshire

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Client/Server in Berkshire

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in Berkshire

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 3 £500 - 1
Windsor - 3 £375 -
Reading +5 1 £500 +11.11% 4
Client/Server
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) JBoss
4 1 (11.11%) IBM Domino
4 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (11.11%) JMS

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Domino
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) Quickr
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Solutions Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Test Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Test Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Domino Support
3 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) JMS
4 1 (11.11%) JSP
4 1 (11.11%) Servlets
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) Struts
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) BEA
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) IronPort
2 1 (11.11%) Pega
2 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) Vitria
2 1 (11.11%) VMware