Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 6 months to 17 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
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 323 316 291
Rank change year-on-year -7 -25 +21
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 54 66 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.39% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 1.32% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 37 62
South East median daily rate £375 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +28.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £272 £290 £230
90th Percentile £523 £550 £471
England median daily rate £405 £425 £405
% change year-on-year -4.71% +4.94% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +157.14% -10.26%
England median hourly rate £16.00 £32.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +146.15% -10.34%

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4860 4982 5994
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.85% 29.70% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2851 2868 3461
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +8.45%
10th Percentile £220 £225 £225
90th Percentile £563 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 293 324
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +23.49% +12.87%
10th Percentile £10.73 £12.00 £11.29
90th Percentile £47.63 £53.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.67 £19.03
% change year-on-year -0.82% +8.62% +5.72%

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Client/Server in the South East

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in the South East

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Client/Server in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Client/Server in the South East

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in the South East

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 17 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
Surrey -11 17 £375 +64.84% 2
Thames Valley -23 17 £375 -23.08% 3
Hampshire -3 10 £440 +29.41%
Berkshire +5 9 £500 +11.11%
Oxfordshire +8 8 £335 - 3
Kent -6 8 £375 +188.46%
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 South East region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 32 (59.26%) SQL
2 30 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 30 (55.56%) Windows
3 25 (46.30%) Web Services
4 19 (35.19%) Middleware
5 18 (33.33%) Finance
5 18 (33.33%) Java
5 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 16 (29.63%) C#
7 15 (27.78%) .NET
7 15 (27.78%) Oracle
7 15 (27.78%) Windows Server
8 14 (25.93%) Linux
8 14 (25.93%) JBoss
9 13 (24.07%) Active Directory
9 13 (24.07%) Citrix
9 13 (24.07%) IIS
9 13 (24.07%) MVC
9 13 (24.07%) VMware
9 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (22.22%) PowerShell
10 12 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (22.22%) Unix
10 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (20.37%) WildFly
11 11 (20.37%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (18.52%) Capacity Management
12 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (18.52%) Unit Testing

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 14 (25.93%) JBoss
2 13 (24.07%) IIS
3 11 (20.37%) WildFly
4 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.85%) Confluence
6 1 (1.85%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.85%) Quickr
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) Office 365
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) GitHub
3 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) LDAP
1 9 (16.67%) SSH
2 5 (9.26%) WAN
3 4 (7.41%) Firewall
3 4 (7.41%) LAN
3 4 (7.41%) MPLS
3 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.41%) VLAN
3 4 (7.41%) VPN
4 3 (5.56%) DHCP
4 3 (5.56%) DNS
4 3 (5.56%) FTP
4 3 (5.56%) Network Security
4 3 (5.56%) PBX
4 3 (5.56%) Symposium
5 2 (3.70%) MRTG
6 1 (1.85%) BGP
6 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.85%) OSPF
6 1 (1.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.56%) DB2
3 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.85%) Big Data
5 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.85%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (14.81%) MSBuild
2 8 (14.81%) NUnit
3 6 (11.11%) Moq
3 6 (11.11%) ReSharper
3 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.41%) Selenium
5 3 (5.56%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.70%) JIRA
6 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Legal
3 9 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Billing
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.85%) Automotive
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Analyst
2 15 (27.78%) Developer
3 11 (20.37%) .NET Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (14.81%) C# Developer
5 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Technical Support
6 5 (9.26%) Technical Support Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Test Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) QA Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Manager
9 2 (3.70%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (46.30%) Web Services
2 19 (35.19%) Middleware
3 15 (27.78%) .NET
4 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 8 (14.81%) ADO.NET
5 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (14.81%) Caliburn.Micro
6 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (12.96%) LINQ
6 7 (12.96%) WCF
7 6 (11.11%) CSS
7 6 (11.11%) HTML
7 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 6 (11.11%) WinForms
7 6 (11.11%) WPF
7 6 (11.11%) XML
8 4 (7.41%) SOAP
8 4 (7.41%) Spring
9 3 (5.56%) JMS
9 3 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.85%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Replication
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (55.56%) Windows
2 15 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 14 (25.93%) Linux
4 12 (22.22%) Unix
4 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (24.07%) MVC
2 10 (18.52%) Capacity Management
2 10 (18.52%) SDLC
2 10 (18.52%) Unit Testing
3 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (14.81%) MVVM
4 8 (14.81%) Prototyping
4 8 (14.81%) Scrum
5 6 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (9.26%) ITIL
6 5 (9.26%) OO
6 5 (9.26%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.41%) Software Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.41%) Test Scripting
8 3 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 32 (59.26%) SQL
2 18 (33.33%) Java
3 16 (29.63%) C#
4 12 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 8 (14.81%) VB.NET
6 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.41%) Perl
8 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.85%) C
9 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) ISEB
2 6 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.85%) CCNA
6 1 (1.85%) CCNP
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (24.07%) Active Directory
2 12 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (20.37%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.70%) SCCM
3 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.85%) OSSEC
3 1 (1.85%) Puppet
3 1 (1.85%) SCOM
3 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.78%) Oracle
3 13 (24.07%) Citrix
3 13 (24.07%) VMware
4 10 (18.52%) Veritas
5 9 (16.67%) McAfee
5 9 (16.67%) Symantec
6 5 (9.26%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.41%) Avaya
8 3 (5.56%) BEA
8 3 (5.56%) Cisco
8 3 (5.56%) IBM
8 3 (5.56%) Pega
8 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.56%) Sybase
8 3 (5.56%) Vitria
9 2 (3.70%) HP
10 1 (1.85%) AppSense
10 1 (1.85%) Google
10 1 (1.85%) IronPort