The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 28 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 351 361 308
Rank change year-on-year +10 -53  
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 51 65 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.29% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.84% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 48 62
Median daily rate £460 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £309 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £367 £345
% change year-on-year +15.96% +6.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.00% +35.13%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year -45.65% -  

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6839 7737 7624
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.08% 34.69% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4768 5512 5179
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 121 143
Median hourly rate £27.92 £19.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.21% +3.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in London

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Client/Server in London

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in London

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
City of London -5 13 £550 +15.78% 7
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £375 - 5
Bromley - 2 - -
Romford - 1 £145 -
Client/Server
England

Client/Server
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 40 (35.71%) SQL
2 39 (34.82%) Windows
3 35 (31.25%) Java
4 29 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (22.32%) Linux
6 24 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 24 (21.43%) Finance
7 23 (20.54%) Unix
8 20 (17.86%) Spring
9 19 (16.96%) Active Directory
10 18 (16.07%) Internet
10 18 (16.07%) OO
10 18 (16.07%) .NET
10 18 (16.07%) SDLC
11 16 (14.29%) Open Source
11 16 (14.29%) NoSQL
12 15 (13.39%) VB
12 15 (13.39%) Business Analysis
13 14 (12.50%) WinForms
13 14 (12.50%) C
13 14 (12.50%) Python
13 14 (12.50%) Big Data
13 14 (12.50%) DevOps
13 14 (12.50%) Mentoring
14 13 (11.61%) Puppet
14 13 (11.61%) HTML
14 13 (11.61%) TDD
15 12 (10.71%) ASP.NET
15 12 (10.71%) TCP/IP
15 12 (10.71%) Microsoft

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 8 (7.14%) Apache
2 5 (4.46%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.68%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.68%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.79%) IIS
5 1 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (8.93%) MS Office
2 2 (1.79%) Acrobat
2 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Sonata
2 4 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.89%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.68%) IaaS
3 3 (2.68%) PaaS
4 2 (1.79%) Office 365
4 2 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.07%) Internet
2 12 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 9 (8.04%) Ethernet
4 8 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (7.14%) Wireless
5 7 (6.25%) LAN
6 6 (5.36%) Firewall
6 6 (5.36%) HTTP
7 5 (4.46%) DNS
7 5 (4.46%) VPN
8 4 (3.57%) VLAN
9 3 (2.68%) DHCP
9 3 (2.68%) FTP
9 3 (2.68%) Intranet
9 3 (2.68%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.68%) NAS
9 3 (2.68%) SAN
9 3 (2.68%) SSL
10 2 (1.79%) Modbus
10 2 (1.79%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 14 (12.50%) Big Data
4 12 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (9.82%) MySQL
6 5 (4.46%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.57%) Blockchain
7 4 (3.57%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.57%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.57%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.68%) DB2
8 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.89%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.25%) JIRA
2 6 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.36%) Subversion
2 6 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.57%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 4 (3.57%) WiX
4 3 (2.68%) Appium
4 3 (2.68%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.68%) Selenium
5 2 (1.79%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.89%) Calabash
6 1 (0.89%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.89%) JUnit
6 1 (0.89%) LoadRunner
General
1 24 (21.43%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Retail
3 8 (7.14%) Banking
4 5 (4.46%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.68%) Games
7 2 (1.79%) Law
8 1 (0.89%) Back Office
8 1 (0.89%) Billing
8 1 (0.89%) Front Office
8 1 (0.89%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.89%) Local Government
8 1 (0.89%) Marketing
8 1 (0.89%) Military
8 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (33.93%) Developer
2 20 (17.86%) Java Developer
3 16 (14.29%) Analyst
4 14 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 12 (10.71%) Consultant
6 11 (9.82%) .NET Developer
6 11 (9.82%) Business Analyst
7 10 (8.93%) Business Consultant
8 9 (8.04%) Software Consultant
9 8 (7.14%) AWS Developer
9 8 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
10 7 (6.25%) Architect
10 7 (6.25%) C# Developer
11 6 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (5.36%) Support Engineer
12 5 (4.46%) Desktop Engineer
12 5 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (4.46%) Senior .NET Developer
13 4 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.86%) Spring
2 18 (16.07%) .NET
3 14 (12.50%) WinForms
4 13 (11.61%) HTML
5 12 (10.71%) ASP.NET
6 10 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (8.04%) J2EE
8 7 (6.25%) XML
9 6 (5.36%) LAMP
10 5 (4.46%) Gherkin
10 5 (4.46%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (4.46%) WCF
10 5 (4.46%) XML Messaging
11 4 (3.57%) CGI
11 4 (3.57%) Hibernate
11 4 (3.57%) REST
12 3 (2.68%) FastCGI
12 3 (2.68%) HTML5
12 3 (2.68%) SOAP
12 3 (2.68%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (8.93%) Fintech
2 9 (8.04%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 8 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.46%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.46%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.68%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.79%) CCTV
7 2 (1.79%) Clustering
7 2 (1.79%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.79%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.89%) Derivative
8 1 (0.89%) EPoS
8 1 (0.89%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 39 (34.82%) Windows
2 25 (22.32%) Linux
3 23 (20.54%) Unix
4 11 (9.82%) Apple iOS
5 10 (8.93%) Windows 7
6 9 (8.04%) Windows Server
7 8 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.25%) MVS
9 5 (4.46%) Android
10 4 (3.57%) Solaris
10 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.79%) SUSE
12 2 (1.79%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.89%) CentOS
13 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.07%) OO
2 18 (16.07%) SDLC
3 16 (14.29%) Open Source
4 15 (13.39%) Business Analysis
5 14 (12.50%) DevOps
5 14 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 13 (11.61%) TDD
7 12 (10.71%) Service Design
8 11 (9.82%) Asset Management
8 11 (9.82%) MVC
8 11 (9.82%) Validation
9 10 (8.93%) Investment Management
10 9 (8.04%) Change Management
10 9 (8.04%) Migration
10 9 (8.04%) Release Management
10 9 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (8.04%) Wealth Management
11 8 (7.14%) ITIL
12 7 (6.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (35.71%) SQL
2 35 (31.25%) Java
3 15 (13.39%) VB
4 14 (12.50%) C
4 14 (12.50%) Python
5 11 (9.82%) C++
5 11 (9.82%) T-SQL
5 11 (9.82%) VB.NET
6 9 (8.04%) Perl
7 8 (7.14%) VB6
8 7 (6.25%) C#
8 7 (6.25%) COBOL
8 7 (6.25%) JCL
8 7 (6.25%) VC++
9 6 (5.36%) Ruby
10 5 (4.46%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.57%) Go
12 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.68%) JavaScript
12 3 (2.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.04%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.14%) Degree
3 7 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.36%) ACDT
4 6 (5.36%) ACHDS
4 6 (5.36%) ACTC
4 6 (5.36%) MCDST
4 6 (5.36%) MCP
4 6 (5.36%) MCSA
4 6 (5.36%) MCSE
4 6 (5.36%) MCSM
4 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.36%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (3.57%) CCNA
5 4 (3.57%) CCNP
5 4 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.57%) ISACA
5 4 (3.57%) SANS
6 3 (2.68%) RHCE
6 3 (2.68%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) QA
2 4 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.68%) SLA
4 1 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 19 (16.96%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.36%) NFS
2 6 (5.36%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.68%) iptables
3 3 (2.68%) KVM
3 3 (2.68%) XenServer
4 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.79%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.79%) Squid
4 2 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (11.61%) Puppet
2 10 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.68%) HAProxy
4 3 (2.68%) SCCM
5 2 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.89%) DameWare
6 1 (0.89%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.04%) Avaloq
2 9 (8.04%) FNZ
2 9 (8.04%) Oracle
3 8 (7.14%) VMware
4 7 (6.25%) HP
5 6 (5.36%) Apple
5 6 (5.36%) Citrix
6 5 (4.46%) Cisco
7 3 (2.68%) Charles River
8 2 (1.79%) Dell
8 2 (1.79%) IBM
8 2 (1.79%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.79%) NetApp
8 2 (1.79%) Nuix
8 2 (1.79%) Perforce
8 2 (1.79%) Sybase
8 2 (1.79%) Veeam
9 1 (0.89%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.89%) Splunk
Central London / West End
Plan-Net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 3 hours ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 25 days ago