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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Client Server
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank - 37 29
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 0 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield - 3.75% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 11.59% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 0
Median daily rate - £367 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +23.28% +7.35%  
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 Sheffield with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 131 138 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 34.75% 32.32% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 99 38
Median daily rate £425 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £296 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £690 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £20.97 £20.00 £11.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.85% +78.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in Sheffield

Client/Server
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Control-M
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis

Client/Server
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Control-M