The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 26 June 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 46 33
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13  
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.28% 0.27% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.30% 1.05% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +0.64% -3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £23.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +33.69% +22.66%  

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 Sheffield with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 91 95 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 38.72% 25.61% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 71 62
Median daily rate £418 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +28.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £745 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £11.18 - £12.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in Sheffield

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in Sheffield

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

1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Forensics
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Security
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows NT
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
1 2 (66.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) IT Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Server Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) IT Operations Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Forensics
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Security
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle