The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Client Server
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 61 70 73
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3  
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 1 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% 1.09% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 4.10% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £475 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +90.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £366 £350
% change year-on-year +19.61% +4.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £32.25 -
% change year-on-year -61.24% -  

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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 215 268 236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 32.63% 26.56% 23.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 149 116
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £265 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £515 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £59.33 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.71% +212.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in Reading

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in Reading

Client/Server
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 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 Reading region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Service Management
1 6 (85.71%) Public Cloud
2 5 (71.43%) Patch Management
2 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) SMTP
2 5 (71.43%) HTTP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
3 4 (57.14%) Product Management
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) ActiveX
5 1 (14.29%) Avaya
5 1 (14.29%) Delphi
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 1 (14.29%) GENBAND
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012

Client/Server
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) HTTP
1 5 (71.43%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Delphi Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Service Management
2 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
2 5 (71.43%) Patch Management
2 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
3 4 (57.14%) Product Management
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Delphi
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) GENBAND