Period
to 26 May 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 6 months to 26 May 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
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 82 73
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9 +7
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 10 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.44% 1.22% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.72% 2.91% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
Essex median daily rate £500 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.85% +30.00% -
East of England median daily rate £450 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +38.46% +1.56% -41.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Essex median hourly rate - £30.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% -1.37%
East of England median hourly rate - £30.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year - -25.93% +10.96%

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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 269 344 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 38.65% 42.11% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 231 130
Essex median daily rate £525 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% +14.29% -2.10%
10th Percentile £356 £260 £199
90th Percentile £611 £549 £581
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 71
Essex median hourly rate £41.75 £36.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.97% +89.47% -11.63%
10th Percentile £14.64 £23.86 £15.75
90th Percentile £75.00 £61.28 £43.38
East of England median hourly rate £20.45 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -25.64% +44.74% -24.00%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in Essex

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in Essex

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in Essex over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Client/Server in Essex

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in Essex

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 26 May 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
Southend-on-Sea +14 4 £600 +84.62%
Basildon +8 2 £475 -
Client/Server
East of England

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

1 10 (100.00%) Internet
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) Validation
3 6 (60.00%) Migration
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Project Governance
4 5 (50.00%) MCSE
4 5 (50.00%) MCSA
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (40.00%) NHS
5 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (40.00%) C
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (40.00%) Dell
5 4 (40.00%) ISEB
5 4 (40.00%) Selenium
5 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (40.00%) PDM
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) TDD
5 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (40.00%) BDD

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
1 4 (40.00%) Zephyr
2 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (30.00%) JMeter
2 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Test Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
1 6 (60.00%) Validation
2 5 (50.00%) Project Governance
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (40.00%) PDM
3 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) MCSA
1 5 (50.00%) MCSE
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (20.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Ansible
1 3 (30.00%) HP ALM
1 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Dell
3 3 (30.00%) HP