Period
to 19 September 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 6 months to 19 September 2020 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 121 215 249
Rank change year-on-year +94 +34 -30
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 2 19 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.11% 0.30% 0.100%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.97% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 6
Median daily rate £388 £575 £504
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.61% +14.14% -8.41%
10th Percentile £286 £451 £423
90th Percentile £479 £658 £644
Central London median daily rate £388 £513 £408
% change year-on-year -24.39% +25.77% -25.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 631 1,965 2,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.93% 31.39% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 1,474 2,178
Median daily rate £518 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% - -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £688 £688 £722
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £515
% change year-on-year - +1.94% -1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 52
Median hourly rate £36.75 £20.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.27% +6.49% -9.00%
10th Percentile £16.40 £11.25 £13.31
90th Percentile £50.38 £52.10 £37.09
Median hourly rate £35.75 £20.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year +74.39% +5.81% +1.97%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Client/Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in the City of London

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Client/Server in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Client/Server in the City of London

Client/Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Client/Server in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Client/Server in the City of London

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Client/Server in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Client/Server in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) VMware