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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 122 101
Rank change year-on-year +21 -21  
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 3 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.16% 0.085% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.29% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 13
Median daily rate - £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +0.64% -3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £23.00 £26.09
% change year-on-year +33.69% -11.83%  

Client/Server is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 519 696 740
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.30% 29.45% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 382 357
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 19
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.55 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £25.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Client/Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Windsor - 2 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Client/Server
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Quickr
2 1 (20.00%) GENBAND
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) IronPort
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) DMZ
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (20.00%) ActiveX
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco

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 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (20.00%) Quickr
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DMZ
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Test Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Delphi Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Domino Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Delphi
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) GENBAND
2 1 (20.00%) IronPort
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow