The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 89 84
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5  
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 9 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.89% 0.56% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.75% 1.94% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
Median daily rate £463 £463 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +40.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £367 £345
% change year-on-year +15.96% +6.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year +25.00% -  

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 Leeds with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 327 412 281
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 32.19% 28.79% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 288 170
Median daily rate £410 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £315 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 19
Median hourly rate £18.35 £17.93 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.37% +15.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £9.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £26.30 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in Leeds

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in Leeds over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Client/Server in Leeds

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (41.18%) Unix
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) SAS
3 7 (41.18%) Analytics
3 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
5 5 (29.41%) LAN
5 5 (29.41%) SAS Certification
5 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
5 5 (29.41%) Office 365
6 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
6 4 (23.53%) PCI QSA
6 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (23.53%) Firewall
6 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
6 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (23.53%) Information Security
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
7 2 (11.76%) IIS
8 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
8 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (5.88%) Data Centre

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 7 (41.18%) SAS
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Moodle
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Administrator
2 7 (41.18%) SAS Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Information Security Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Information Security Specialist
3 4 (23.53%) Information Specialist
3 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS Specialist
3 4 (23.53%) Security Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Security Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Deskside Technician
4 2 (11.76%) IT Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Java Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Operational Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) RESTful
1 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Analytics
1 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Information Security
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Information Governance
5 1 (5.88%) Line Management
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Stress Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) SAS Certification
2 4 (23.53%) PCI QSA
3 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Apple