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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Client Server
South East / Berkshire
Rank 99 115 130
Rank change year-on-year +16 +15  
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 2 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.11% 0.45% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 1.71% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Median daily rate £400 £475 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +72.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +23.28% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £32.25 -
% change year-on-year -61.24% -  

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 548 645 752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 29.59% 26.32% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 337 369
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 36
Median hourly rate £15.00 £29.00 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.27% +68.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.27 £63.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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
Reading +10 1 - - 1
Bracknell - 1 £400 -
Client/Server
South East

Client/Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Service Management
2 6 (50.00%) Public Cloud
3 5 (41.67%) Patch Management
3 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) SMTP
3 5 (41.67%) HTTP
3 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Product Management
4 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (33.33%) QA
4 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Alterian
6 1 (8.33%) Subversion
6 1 (8.33%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) Information Management
6 1 (8.33%) Maven

Client/Server
Top Related 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 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
1 5 (41.67%) SMTP
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) DMZ
3 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (8.33%) IPv4
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) JMeter
1 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Delphi Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Mobile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ActiveX
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) CSS3
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
1 1 (8.33%) Java EE
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Service Management
2 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
2 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
2 5 (41.67%) Patch Management
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 4 (33.33%) Product Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Security Auditing
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Delphi
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ISACA
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (8.33%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (8.33%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Alterian
2 1 (8.33%) Avaya
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) GENBAND
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) VMware