The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 24 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 / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 63 82
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 0 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire - 1.27% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 4.46% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 7
Median daily rate - £488 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +62.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 271 269 442
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 26.75% 28.38% 36.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 139 216
Median daily rate £375 £440 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.77% +21.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 21
Median hourly rate £15.50 £10.24 £16.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.44% -39.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £9.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £22.68 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in Buckinghamshire

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Security
2 3 (60.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (40.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) ISMS
3 2 (40.00%) RMADS
3 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (40.00%) CESG
3 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows NT
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) SMTP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) IPsec
2 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) SOC Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Security Advisor
3 1 (20.00%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CESG
1 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows NT
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Security
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (40.00%) ISMS
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (20.00%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle