Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 6 months to 20 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 157 176
Rank change year-on-year -9 +19 -7
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 21 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.42% 0.40% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.43% 1.15% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 7
Scotland median daily rate £400 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -4.00%
10th Percentile £244 £281 £104
90th Percentile £438 £445 £388
UK median daily rate £415 £400 £401
% change year-on-year +3.75% -0.31% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 11
Scotland median hourly rate - £21.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% -
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -23.81% +20.00% +20.69%

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1471 1473 1920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.56% 34.29% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 867 941
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
10th Percentile £210 £234 £210
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 38 61
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.20% +48.81% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.60 £46.68 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £20.94 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year +0.89% +6.41% +8.33%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in Scotland

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in Scotland

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Client/Server in Scotland

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in Scotland

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 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
Glasgow +5 15 £425 -
Edinburgh -7 4 £325 -
North Lanarkshire -2 1 £175 -
West Lothian - 1 £300 - 1
Client/Server
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 14 (66.67%) REST
2 13 (61.90%) Perl
2 13 (61.90%) Python
2 13 (61.90%) PKI
3 12 (57.14%) Linux
4 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 11 (52.38%) Windows
5 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (33.33%) SQLite
6 7 (33.33%) Sybase
6 7 (33.33%) DB2
6 7 (33.33%) SDLC
7 6 (28.57%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) VMware
8 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (9.52%) XenApp
9 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
9 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
9 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (9.52%) Citrix
9 2 (9.52%) MSDE
9 2 (9.52%) SSL
9 2 (9.52%) CSS
9 2 (9.52%) VBScript
9 2 (9.52%) HTML
9 2 (9.52%) JavaScript

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
1 2 (9.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) DB2
1 7 (33.33%) SQLite
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) MSDE
4 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Perl Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Python Developer
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix Support
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Tools Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Development Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Database Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Sales Manager
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) AppFabric
3 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) JPA
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) MSMQ
3 1 (4.76%) Node.js
3 1 (4.76%) POJO
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) WCF
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) PKI
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging
3 2 (9.52%) Service Management
3 2 (9.52%) Web Development
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Business Development
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Perl
1 13 (61.90%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) VBScript
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) Java
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (9.52%) XenApp
2 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (9.52%) SCOM
1 2 (9.52%) WSUS
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Sybase
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) AppSense
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) Apple
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec