The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 30 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
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 - 19
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 2.98% - 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.33% - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £348 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £367 £348
% change year-on-year +15.96% +5.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 - -
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 Portsmouth with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 60 32 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 35.71% 29.36% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 21 18
Median daily rate £385 £370 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +34.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 1
Median hourly rate £42.07 £47.83 £32.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.04% +45.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in Portsmouth

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 10 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (90.00%) XML
2 9 (90.00%) C#
3 8 (80.00%) XML Messaging
3 8 (80.00%) MVC
3 8 (80.00%) Eclipse
3 8 (80.00%) Java
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) .NET
3 8 (80.00%) MFC
3 8 (80.00%) MySQL
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (70.00%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 7 (70.00%) Linux
4 7 (70.00%) Scrum
5 6 (60.00%) Replication
5 6 (60.00%) Validation
5 6 (60.00%) LAN
5 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (60.00%) Code Coverage
5 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (60.00%) Telerik
5 6 (60.00%) JIRA
5 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) MySQL
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Eclipse
1 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (60.00%) JIRA
2 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) C++ Developer
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) C++/Java Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (60.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Java Software Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C/C++ Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) XML
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) MFC
2 8 (80.00%) XML Messaging
3 6 (60.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) ATL
4 1 (10.00%) Qt
4 1 (10.00%) STL
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Customer Requirements
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) Code Coverage
3 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (60.00%) Data Transformation
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (60.00%) SDLC
3 6 (60.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (90.00%) C#
3 8 (80.00%) Java
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) Telerik