The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 27 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.

Client Server
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 65 72
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7  
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 14 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.73% 0.77% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.00% 2.57% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 1
Median daily rate £500 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +60.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £366 £345
% change year-on-year +19.61% +6.01%  
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 Bristol with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 200 272 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 24.72% 30.06% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 197 113
Median daily rate £375 £365 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -7.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £448 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Median hourly rate £11.16 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.24% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £22.70 £24.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.96 £41.80 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in Bristol

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in Bristol over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Client/Server in Bristol

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in Bristol

Client/Server
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 12 (63.16%) Windows
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
3 9 (47.37%) Windows 10
3 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
3 9 (47.37%) DNS
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (36.84%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (36.84%) Skype for Business
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
4 7 (36.84%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (36.84%) Skype
4 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (31.58%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (31.58%) DFS Replication
5 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) Marketing
6 5 (26.32%) Pega
6 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (26.32%) Process Improvement
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) Banking
6 5 (26.32%) Retail
6 5 (26.32%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (26.32%) Dojo
6 5 (26.32%) jQuery

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (36.84%) SharePoint
1 7 (36.84%) Skype for Business
2 6 (31.58%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) DNS
2 7 (36.84%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (36.84%) Skype
3 4 (21.05%) SAN
4 3 (15.79%) NAS
5 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (26.32%) Back Office
1 5 (26.32%) Banking
1 5 (26.32%) Marketing
1 5 (26.32%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Architect
2 9 (47.37%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (21.05%) BPM Designer
3 4 (21.05%) Designer
3 4 (21.05%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Architect
6 1 (5.26%) BPM Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Dojo
1 5 (26.32%) DOM
1 5 (26.32%) jQuery
1 5 (26.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (26.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (47.37%) Windows 10
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (26.32%) Analytics
1 5 (26.32%) Artificial Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (26.32%) Process Improvement
1 5 (26.32%) Process Management
1 5 (26.32%) QMS
1 5 (26.32%) Quality Management
1 5 (26.32%) Robotic Process Automation
1 5 (26.32%) SOA
2 1 (5.26%) Change Management
2 1 (5.26%) Information Security
2 1 (5.26%) Information Security Management
2 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (5.26%) Migration
2 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
2 1 (5.26%) Security Hardening
2 1 (5.26%) Security Management
2 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
1 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (36.84%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (31.58%) DFS Replication
4 4 (21.05%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (15.79%) NFS
5 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
2 5 (26.32%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) Pega
2 5 (26.32%) webMethods
3 3 (15.79%) NetApp
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Sun
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle