Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 6 months to 24 November 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
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 181 188
Rank change year-on-year +11 +7 -7
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 29 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.56% 0.35% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.76% 1.10% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 12
East of England median daily rate £425 £294 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.68% -36.49% +8.82%
10th Percentile £240 £238 £323
90th Percentile £578 £409 £611
England median daily rate £400 £425 £415
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 0
East of England median hourly rate £16.81 £32.40 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.13% - -
England median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -25.58% +65.38% -10.34%

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 East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1650 1544 1658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.98% 31.66% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 951 872 887
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.09% +8.45%
10th Percentile £191 £180 £205
90th Percentile £563 £538 £556
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 125 180
East of England median hourly rate £20.29 £32.40 £22.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.37% +46.03% -6.58%
10th Percentile £10.92 £14.16 £11.98
90th Percentile £49.25 £43.75 £45.05
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year - +7.39% +6.06%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Client/Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in the East of England

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in the East of England

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Client/Server in the East of England

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in the East of England

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Client/Server in the East of England

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 18 £450 - 2
Essex -22 7 £338 +29.56% 2
Bedfordshire -8 2 £400 -17.53%
Cambridgeshire -18 2 £191 -45.43% 20
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (37.93%) Windows
3 9 (31.03%) ITIL
4 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 8 (27.59%) VMware
4 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
5 7 (24.14%) SDLC
5 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (24.14%) SQL
5 7 (24.14%) SMTP
6 6 (20.69%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (20.69%) IBM
6 6 (20.69%) HTTP
6 6 (20.69%) HP
6 6 (20.69%) WebSphere
6 6 (20.69%) Retail
6 6 (20.69%) Windows 10
7 5 (17.24%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (17.24%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (17.24%) Mitel
7 5 (17.24%) Firewall
7 5 (17.24%) Information Security
7 5 (17.24%) Selenium
7 5 (17.24%) IBM Integration Bus
7 5 (17.24%) DataPower
7 5 (17.24%) Veeam
7 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
7 5 (17.24%) Dell
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (20.69%) WebSphere
1 6 (20.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (10.34%) Confluence
2 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.45%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) SMTP
2 6 (20.69%) HTTP
3 5 (17.24%) Firewall
3 5 (17.24%) LAN
3 5 (17.24%) VoIP
4 3 (10.34%) Internet
4 3 (10.34%) SAN
5 2 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (6.90%) FTP
5 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
6 1 (3.45%) DHCP
6 1 (3.45%) DNS
6 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Power BI
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) DB2
4 1 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Selenium
2 3 (10.34%) JIRA
2 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (20.69%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Architect
1 8 (27.59%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) WebSphere Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Integration Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Production Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) UAT Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) IBM Integration Bus
1 5 (17.24%) Middleware
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) Java EE
3 1 (3.45%) REST
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) DataPower
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.34%) PKI
3 3 (10.34%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.45%) NHS
4 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
3 6 (20.69%) Windows 10
4 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
5 4 (13.79%) Linux
5 4 (13.79%) Unix
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) SDLC
4 5 (17.24%) Information Security
4 5 (17.24%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (17.24%) SOA
5 4 (13.79%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.34%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (10.34%) BDD
6 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.34%) Kanban
6 3 (10.34%) Server Hardening
6 3 (10.34%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) Test Planning
6 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.34%) User Stories
7 2 (6.90%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (6.90%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) C
4 2 (6.90%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCP
3 1 (3.45%) VCAP
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.45%) vCloud
5 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.90%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
1 8 (27.59%) VMware
2 6 (20.69%) HP
2 6 (20.69%) IBM
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco
3 5 (17.24%) Dell
3 5 (17.24%) Mitel
3 5 (17.24%) Veeam
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) SAP
5 2 (6.90%) Sun
6 1 (3.45%) Capita