Period
to 16 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 6 months to 16 December 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +36
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.53% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £421 - -
UK median daily rate £400 £398 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% -0.63% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -23.81% +31.25% +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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 312 99 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 55.22% 30.46% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 66 37
Northern Ireland median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £310 £238 £88
90th Percentile £538 £550 £455
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £19.50 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -3.70% -19.26%
10th Percentile £15.45 £10.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £31.95 £17.00 £14.25
UK median hourly rate £21.74 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.56% +11.43%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in Northern Ireland

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in Northern Ireland

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
County Antrim - 2 £421 -
County Armagh - 1 - -
Client/Server
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) PABX
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (33.33%) Handset
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) PABX
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) SQL