The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 24 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 - 74
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.48% - 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.81 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £23.00 £26.09
% change year-on-year +33.69% -11.83%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 227 224 294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 36.38% 33.94% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 116 149
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 25
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -54.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.30 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in Hertfordshire

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in Hertfordshire

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Hatfield - 2 £550 -
Client/Server
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
2 7 (58.33%) Open Source
2 7 (58.33%) Puppet
2 7 (58.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (58.33%) NoSQL
2 7 (58.33%) Service Design
2 7 (58.33%) Spring
2 7 (58.33%) Big Data
2 7 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (58.33%) DevOps
2 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Unix
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) SMTP

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) SMTP
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (58.33%) Big Data
1 7 (58.33%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) AWS Developer
3 3 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Exchange Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
1 7 (58.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) DevOps
2 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
2 7 (58.33%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) Open Source
2 7 (58.33%) Service Design
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) BPR
4 1 (8.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (58.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Dell
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Mitel
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
1 1 (8.33%) Veeam
1 1 (8.33%) VMware