The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 26 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
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 437 521 391
Rank change year-on-year +84 -130  
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 153 102 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.21% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 0.63% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 68 152
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £204 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +0.64% -3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 6
Median hourly rate £31.00 £23.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.78% -17.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £14.60 £17.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £37.20 £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £23.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +33.69% +22.66%  

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14478 16219 16382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.54% 33.28% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9485 10793 10517
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £615 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 446 523 579
Median hourly rate £21.70 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.93% +13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.13 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in England

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Client/Server in England

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in England

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Client/Server in England

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +49 88 £450 +4.34% 311
South East +28 32 £600 +56.86% 27
East of England 0 11 £191 -23.60% 21
Yorkshire +30 8 £325 -18.75% 2
West Midlands +19 5 £320 -41.28%
South West +6 5 £400 -9.09% 11
North West +23 3 £488 +20.37% 2
East Midlands -11 1 - - 5
Client/Server
UK

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 125 (39.81%) SQL
2 121 (38.54%) Java
3 111 (35.35%) Windows
4 103 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
5 90 (28.66%) Linux
6 75 (23.89%) SQL Server
7 73 (23.25%) Finance
8 71 (22.61%) Unix
9 63 (20.06%) Microsoft
10 62 (19.75%) Oracle
11 60 (19.11%) Active Directory
12 53 (16.88%) .NET
13 50 (15.92%) TDD
14 48 (15.29%) C#
15 44 (14.01%) Web Services
15 44 (14.01%) Spring
16 40 (12.74%) MVC
17 36 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
17 36 (11.46%) OO
17 36 (11.46%) Windows Server
18 35 (11.15%) MySQL
19 34 (10.83%) ASP.NET
19 34 (10.83%) Apache Cassandra
20 33 (10.51%) Windows Server 2012
20 33 (10.51%) DevOps
20 33 (10.51%) JIRA
21 32 (10.19%) Open Source
22 31 (9.87%) NoSQL
23 30 (9.55%) Mentoring
23 30 (9.55%) Analytical Skills

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 22 (7.01%) SharePoint
2 21 (6.69%) IIS
3 19 (6.05%) Tomcat
4 16 (5.10%) JBoss
5 15 (4.78%) WildFly
6 14 (4.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (3.82%) Skype for Business
8 11 (3.50%) Apache
9 10 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (3.18%) MS Exchange
10 9 (2.87%) WebLogic
11 8 (2.55%) Confluence
12 7 (2.23%) IBM Notes
12 7 (2.23%) WebSphere
13 6 (1.91%) SAS
14 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
15 3 (0.96%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.96%) Jetty
15 3 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 25 (7.96%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.59%) Acrobat
3 5 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.96%) Stata
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.55%) Sonata
2 4 (1.27%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.64%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.55%) Office 365
3 5 (1.59%) GitHub
3 5 (1.59%) IBM Blueworks
4 3 (0.96%) PaaS
4 3 (0.96%) SaaS
5 2 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.64%) IaaS
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.32%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.55%) DNS
2 20 (6.37%) Firewall
2 20 (6.37%) TCP/IP
3 19 (6.05%) HTTP
4 17 (5.41%) Internet
4 17 (5.41%) LDAP
5 14 (4.46%) LAN
6 10 (3.18%) Skype
7 9 (2.87%) Remote Desktop
7 9 (2.87%) SSH
8 8 (2.55%) Ethernet
9 7 (2.23%) DHCP
9 7 (2.23%) ICMP
10 6 (1.91%) SAN
11 5 (1.59%) SSL
11 5 (1.59%) VPN
11 5 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (1.59%) Wireless
12 4 (1.27%) DMZ
12 4 (1.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (23.89%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.15%) MySQL
3 34 (10.83%) Apache Cassandra
4 31 (9.87%) NoSQL
5 29 (9.24%) Big Data
6 12 (3.82%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (3.18%) MongoDB
7 10 (3.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (3.18%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.87%) DB2
9 7 (2.23%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.27%) Blockchain
11 4 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.27%) EDRMS
12 3 (0.96%) JasperReports
12 3 (0.96%) MS Access
12 3 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.96%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 33 (10.51%) JIRA
2 28 (8.92%) Git (software)
3 27 (8.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (6.05%) Eclipse
4 19 (6.05%) LoadRunner
5 18 (5.73%) Bitbucket
6 17 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (5.10%) Hudson
7 16 (5.10%) NUnit
7 16 (5.10%) Visual Studio
8 15 (4.78%) Moq
8 15 (4.78%) MSBuild
8 15 (4.78%) ReSharper
9 14 (4.46%) JMeter
10 13 (4.14%) Selenium
11 10 (3.18%) Subversion
12 9 (2.87%) Jenkins
13 7 (2.23%) Maven
13 7 (2.23%) SoapUI
13 7 (2.23%) YourKit
General
1 73 (23.25%) Finance
2 30 (9.55%) Banking
3 24 (7.64%) Retail
4 12 (3.82%) Front Office
5 11 (3.50%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.18%) Marketing
7 8 (2.55%) Legal
8 6 (1.91%) Advertising
8 6 (1.91%) Back Office
8 6 (1.91%) Games
9 4 (1.27%) Electronics
9 4 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.96%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.64%) Publishing
12 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.32%) Local Government
12 1 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 116 (36.94%) Developer
2 65 (20.70%) Java Developer
3 53 (16.88%) Analyst
4 37 (11.78%) .NET Developer
5 33 (10.51%) Senior Developer
6 25 (7.96%) Architect
7 24 (7.64%) Consultant
8 23 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
9 20 (6.37%) C# Developer
10 17 (5.41%) WPF Developer
11 16 (5.10%) AWS DevOps
12 15 (4.78%) AWS Developer
12 15 (4.78%) DevOps Developer
12 15 (4.78%) WinForms Developer
13 14 (4.46%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (4.14%) Oracle Developer
14 13 (4.14%) SQL Developer
14 13 (4.14%) Support Analyst
15 12 (3.82%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (16.88%) .NET
2 44 (14.01%) Spring
2 44 (14.01%) Web Services
3 34 (10.83%) ASP.NET
4 29 (9.24%) WinForms
5 28 (8.92%) HTML
6 27 (8.60%) XML
7 26 (8.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (7.64%) WPF
9 23 (7.32%) WCF
10 22 (7.01%) J2EE
11 20 (6.37%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (6.37%) SOAP
12 19 (6.05%) LINQ
12 19 (6.05%) Middleware
13 15 (4.78%) ADO.NET
13 15 (4.78%) Caliburn.Micro
13 15 (4.78%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
13 15 (4.78%) REST
14 13 (4.14%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 14 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (4.46%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.50%) Mainframe
5 8 (2.55%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.23%) CCTV
6 7 (2.23%) Fintech
7 6 (1.91%) EPoS
7 6 (1.91%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.59%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.59%) Clustering
8 5 (1.59%) Replication
9 4 (1.27%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.27%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.96%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.96%) AS400
10 3 (0.96%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.64%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 111 (35.35%) Windows
2 90 (28.66%) Linux
3 71 (22.61%) Unix
4 36 (11.46%) Windows Server
5 33 (10.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (9.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (5.41%) Windows 10
8 16 (5.10%) Windows 7
9 11 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.59%) Windows NT
12 4 (1.27%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.27%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.27%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.96%) OS/390
13 3 (0.96%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.64%) Solaris
15 1 (0.32%) AIX
15 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (15.92%) TDD
3 40 (12.74%) MVC
4 36 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (11.46%) OO
5 33 (10.51%) DevOps
6 32 (10.19%) Open Source
7 30 (9.55%) Mentoring
8 29 (9.24%) Unit Testing
9 27 (8.60%) Service Design
10 24 (7.64%) SDLC
11 23 (7.32%) Scrum
11 23 (7.32%) Test Automation
12 21 (6.69%) ITIL
13 19 (6.05%) Capacity Management
13 19 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (5.10%) BDD
14 16 (5.10%) MVVM
14 16 (5.10%) Project Management
14 16 (5.10%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 125 (39.81%) SQL
2 121 (38.54%) Java
3 48 (15.29%) C#
4 29 (9.24%) VB.NET
5 18 (5.73%) PowerShell
5 18 (5.73%) T-SQL
6 16 (5.10%) JavaScript
7 15 (4.78%) C++
7 15 (4.78%) Python
8 14 (4.46%) VB
9 12 (3.82%) C
10 11 (3.50%) Perl
10 11 (3.50%) PL/SQL
11 10 (3.18%) Bash Shell
11 10 (3.18%) VB6
12 5 (1.59%) Groovy
12 5 (1.59%) Ruby
13 4 (1.27%) Go
13 4 (1.27%) Scala
14 3 (0.96%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 27 (8.60%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.18%) ISTQB
4 9 (2.87%) Degree
5 8 (2.55%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (2.23%) ISEB
7 6 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.91%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.91%) PMP
7 6 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (1.27%) MCP
8 4 (1.27%) PCI QSA
9 3 (0.96%) ACDT
9 3 (0.96%) ACHDS
9 3 (0.96%) ACTC
9 3 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.96%) MCDST
9 3 (0.96%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.18%) QA
2 6 (1.91%) SLA
3 5 (1.59%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.27%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.64%) Basel II
6 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.32%) MiFID
6 1 (0.32%) RMADS
System Software
1 60 (19.11%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (4.14%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (2.55%) DFS Replication
6 4 (1.27%) Docker
6 4 (1.27%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.96%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (8.92%) Puppet
2 26 (8.28%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (4.46%) SCCM
4 9 (2.87%) NetBackup
5 8 (2.55%) Nagios
5 8 (2.55%) WSUS
6 7 (2.23%) Grafana
6 7 (2.23%) Graphite
6 7 (2.23%) HP SiteScope
6 7 (2.23%) ZABBIX
7 5 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.59%) Mesos
8 4 (1.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (1.27%) Marathon
9 3 (0.96%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (0.96%) Consul
9 3 (0.96%) SCOM
9 3 (0.96%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.96%) Tivoli NetView
10 2 (0.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 63 (20.06%) Microsoft
2 62 (19.75%) Oracle
3 25 (7.96%) VMware
4 21 (6.69%) IBM
5 20 (6.37%) HP
6 19 (6.05%) Citrix
7 12 (3.82%) Red Hat
7 12 (3.82%) Veritas
8 10 (3.18%) Cisco
9 9 (2.87%) McAfee
9 9 (2.87%) Symantec
10 8 (2.55%) Avaloq
10 8 (2.55%) Dynatrace
10 8 (2.55%) FNZ
10 8 (2.55%) SAP
11 7 (2.23%) Lotus
12 5 (1.59%) Pega
12 5 (1.59%) Veeam
12 5 (1.59%) webMethods
13 4 (1.27%) Informatica
Taunton, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 21 days ago