Period
to 12 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 6 months to 12 December 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 - 57
Rank change year-on-year - +57 +16
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 7 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.00% - 1.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.38% - 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Lancashire median daily rate £450 - £155
10th Percentile £434 - £127
90th Percentile £482 - £386
North West median daily rate £428 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +31.54% -7.14% -26.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £40.00
North West median hourly rate £20.00 - £27.43

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 Lancashire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 207 165 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 29.45% 35.64% 37.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 125 164
Lancashire median daily rate £463 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +6.92% -7.56%
10th Percentile £228 £191 £147
90th Percentile £658 £615 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 19
Lancashire median hourly rate £39.88 £38.75 £28.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.92% +37.51% -29.55%
10th Percentile £13.59 £16.97 £11.21
90th Percentile £47.25 £46.33 £46.50
North West median hourly rate £23.34 £21.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +11.14% +31.25% -8.57%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in Lancashire

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in Lancashire

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in Lancashire

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Chorley - 5 £474 -
Blackburn - 2 £450 -
Client/Server
North West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (71.43%) VLAN
2 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 5 (71.43%) Palo Alto
2 5 (71.43%) AIX
2 5 (71.43%) Solaris
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 2000
2 5 (71.43%) Windows NT
2 5 (71.43%) IIS
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 5 (71.43%) Sun
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) EMC
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) Hitachi
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Embedded Compact
2 5 (71.43%) DMZ
3 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Decision-Making
4 2 (28.57%) Self-Motivation

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 5 (71.43%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DMZ
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
1 5 (71.43%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Architect
2 5 (71.43%) Technical Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Azure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Storage Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) AIX
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Solaris
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 2000
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Embedded Compact
2 5 (71.43%) Windows NT
3 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
1 2 (28.57%) Decision-Making
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) EMC
1 5 (71.43%) Hitachi
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
1 5 (71.43%) Palo Alto
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
1 5 (71.43%) Sun
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft