Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 6 months to 23 November 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 > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 209 219
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 -44
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 4 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.070% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.85% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 16
North West median daily rate £450 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -21.05% -
England median daily rate £400 £425 £415
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
North West median hourly rate - £27.43 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.41% +93.33%
England median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -25.58% +65.38% -10.34%

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1663 2233 2404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.16% 32.67% 28.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1062 1428 1427
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £220
90th Percentile £575 £558 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 88 110
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.30 £11.48
90th Percentile £55.00 £44.83 £46.29
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in the North West

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in the North West

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Client/Server in the North West

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in the North West

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Manchester +13 1 - - 1
Cheshire +1 1 - - 2
Merseyside 0 1 £250 -44.44%
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Flex
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) System Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Test Management
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Unisys