Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 184 169
Rank change year-on-year +22 -15 +13
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 42 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.82% 0.55% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.54% 1.66% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 12
East of England median daily rate £400 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +54.55% -38.89%
10th Percentile £313 £214 £238
90th Percentile £580 £575 £392
England median daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year - -3.41% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 6
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £23.40 £32.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.60% -27.77% -11.23%
10th Percentile £41.25 £15.79 £21.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £39.23 £34.20
England median hourly rate £37.50 £16.81 £23.00
% change year-on-year +123.15% -26.93% +76.92%

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 1,653 1,687 1,570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.28% 33.25% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 960 874
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £209 £191 £200
90th Percentile £589 £569 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 116 129
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £24.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.84% -3.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.43 £12.75
90th Percentile £49.65 £52.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

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 22 October 2018.

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
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 22 October 2018. 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 +3 17 £348 -35.35% 4
Essex -4 14 £500 +48.15% 2
Bedfordshire +8 5 £325 -18.75% 2
Norfolk - 3 £335 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £425 - 1
Cambridgeshire +12 1 - -
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 20 (47.62%) Windows
2 16 (38.10%) Web Services
3 15 (35.71%) Internet
4 13 (30.95%) Firewall
4 13 (30.95%) Test Strategy
5 11 (26.19%) SQL
6 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 10 (23.81%) Information Security
6 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (23.81%) TDD
6 10 (23.81%) SDLC
7 9 (21.43%) Windows 10
7 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (21.43%) QA
7 9 (21.43%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (21.43%) ISEB
7 9 (21.43%) SharePoint
8 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
8 8 (19.05%) Selenium
8 8 (19.05%) Software Testing
8 8 (19.05%) ISTQB
8 8 (19.05%) JIRA
8 8 (19.05%) Scrum
8 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
8 8 (19.05%) Confluence
8 8 (19.05%) BDD
9 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (16.67%) SoapUI
9 7 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (16.67%) Data Centre

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 9 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 8 (19.05%) Confluence
3 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.14%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 15 (35.71%) Internet
2 13 (30.95%) Firewall
3 4 (9.52%) DNS
3 4 (9.52%) SSL
4 3 (7.14%) HTTP
4 3 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (2.38%) DHCP
5 1 (2.38%) SAN
5 1 (2.38%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Impala
1 5 (11.90%) Pentaho
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.38%) Redis
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) JIRA
1 8 (19.05%) Selenium
2 7 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 5 (11.90%) JMeter
3 5 (11.90%) LoadRunner
4 3 (7.14%) Bitbucket
4 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.14%) Zephyr
5 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.76%) Eclipse RCP
5 2 (4.76%) JUnit
5 2 (4.76%) Redmine
5 2 (4.76%) Subversion
5 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.38%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.38%) Sahi
6 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.38%) WATIR
General
1 7 (16.67%) Law
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.38%) Avionics
3 1 (2.38%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (23.81%) Test Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Technical Test Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Security Operations Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Designer
5 2 (4.76%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) IT Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) QA Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Designer
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (2.38%) Project Management Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) Web Services
2 4 (9.52%) REST
2 4 (9.52%) SOAP
2 4 (9.52%) XML
2 4 (9.52%) XSLT
3 3 (7.14%) JSON
3 3 (7.14%) LDAP
4 2 (4.76%) Spring
5 1 (2.38%) .NET
5 1 (2.38%) Node.js
5 1 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.52%) DataPower
4 4 (9.52%) NHS
5 3 (7.14%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Windows 10
3 6 (14.29%) Linux
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Test Strategy
2 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) Information Security
2 10 (23.81%) SDLC
2 10 (23.81%) TDD
3 8 (19.05%) BDD
3 8 (19.05%) Scrum
3 8 (19.05%) Software Testing
3 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
4 7 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 7 (16.67%) ISMS
4 7 (16.67%) Kanban
4 7 (16.67%) Migration
4 7 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 7 (16.67%) Security Management
4 7 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 6 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 6 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 6 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) C
4 1 (2.38%) ES6
4 1 (2.38%) PHP
4 1 (2.38%) Ruby
4 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) ISEB
2 8 (19.05%) ISTQB
3 5 (11.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (11.90%) Degree
3 5 (11.90%) MCSA
3 5 (11.90%) MCSE
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (7.14%) DBS Check
5 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.38%) VCAP
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) QA
2 5 (11.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.38%) ECSS
3 1 (2.38%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.38%) vCloud
2 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle
2 7 (16.67%) Sony
3 4 (9.52%) Dell
3 4 (9.52%) IBM
4 3 (7.14%) Splunk
5 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.38%) VMware