Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 335 296 322
Rank change year-on-year -39 +26 -53
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 42 66 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 1.33% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 42
South East median daily rate £363 £400 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -8.05% +24.29%
10th Percentile £287 £363 £265
90th Percentile £435 £625 £538
England median daily rate £422 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -6.17% +20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +100.00% +31.43%
10th Percentile £40.65 £41.25 £21.75
90th Percentile £46.69 £46.60 £40.30
England median hourly rate £45.00 £17.15 £23.00
% change year-on-year +162.35% -25.42% +35.29%

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 5,527 4,975 5,997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.18% 30.72% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,157 2,844 3,621
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £250
90th Percentile £588 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 268 296
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -30.00% +50.60%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.45 £11.72
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £22.94 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +17.64% -2.50% +11.11%

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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 2018. 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
Hampshire -17 17 £390 +0.65% 9
Thames Valley -8 14 £346 -42.33% 17
Surrey -26 11 £388 -6.63% 16
Buckinghamshire +13 7 £322 -22.06% 2
Berkshire -4 6 £363 -9.38% 11
Oxfordshire -3 1 - - 4
Client/Server
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Client/Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 23 (54.76%) SQL
1 23 (54.76%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (45.24%) Security Cleared
3 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (30.95%) Oracle
6 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 12 (28.57%) Java
6 12 (28.57%) Linux
6 12 (28.57%) VMware
6 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 11 (26.19%) Oracle Database
7 11 (26.19%) Finance
7 11 (26.19%) McAfee
7 11 (26.19%) Citrix
7 11 (26.19%) Cisco
8 10 (23.81%) IIS
8 10 (23.81%) SCCM
8 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
9 9 (21.43%) Firewall
9 9 (21.43%) Internet
9 9 (21.43%) Middleware
10 8 (19.05%) Project Management
10 8 (19.05%) Change Management
10 8 (19.05%) C++
10 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (19.05%) Performance Tuning

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 10 (23.81%) IIS
2 7 (16.67%) JBoss
2 7 (16.67%) WildFly
3 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) Firewall
1 9 (21.43%) Internet
2 6 (14.29%) VPN
3 5 (11.90%) SSH
4 4 (9.52%) DNS
4 4 (9.52%) Intranet
5 3 (7.14%) LAN
5 3 (7.14%) WAN
6 2 (4.76%) Extranet
6 2 (4.76%) PBX
6 2 (4.76%) PSTN
6 2 (4.76%) Skype
6 2 (4.76%) VoIP
7 1 (2.38%) NAS
7 1 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.19%) Oracle Database
3 6 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (9.52%) GIS
4 4 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (9.52%) RDBMS
4 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (7.14%) PowerCenter
6 1 (2.38%) Big Data
6 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) DbUnit
1 4 (9.52%) Eclipse
1 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.52%) HttpUnit
1 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
1 4 (9.52%) JIRA
1 4 (9.52%) JMeter
1 4 (9.52%) JUnit
1 4 (9.52%) Maven
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (9.52%) Selenium
1 4 (9.52%) Subversion
1 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (9.52%) XMLUnit
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Military
4 3 (7.14%) Publishing
5 2 (4.76%) Marketing
6 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Analyst
2 10 (23.81%) Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Applications Support
3 5 (11.90%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (7.14%) ETL Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.76%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Applications Support Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Implementation Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) Middleware
2 7 (16.67%) .NET
2 7 (16.67%) Web Services
3 5 (11.90%) CSS
3 5 (11.90%) LDAP
4 4 (9.52%) Akka
4 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 4 (9.52%) Dojo
4 4 (9.52%) HTML
4 4 (9.52%) Java EE
4 4 (9.52%) jQuery
4 4 (9.52%) JSON
4 4 (9.52%) Sass
4 4 (9.52%) Servlets
4 4 (9.52%) Spring
4 4 (9.52%) Spring MVC
4 4 (9.52%) WPF
4 4 (9.52%) XHTML
4 4 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.52%) PKI
2 4 (9.52%) Replication
3 3 (7.14%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) Windows
2 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (28.57%) Linux
5 7 (16.67%) Unix
5 7 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.76%) Android
7 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (19.05%) Change Management
1 8 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
1 8 (19.05%) Project Management
2 7 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 6 (14.29%) ITIL
3 6 (14.29%) Validation
4 5 (11.90%) Functional Testing
4 5 (11.90%) ITIL V3
4 5 (11.90%) Migration
4 5 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (11.90%) SDLC
4 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
4 5 (11.90%) Test Management
5 4 (9.52%) BDD
5 4 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (9.52%) Data Transformation
5 4 (9.52%) Functional Programming
5 4 (9.52%) Kanban
5 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) SQL
2 12 (28.57%) Java
3 10 (23.81%) PowerShell
4 8 (19.05%) C++
5 6 (14.29%) C#
5 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.52%) Java 8
6 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.14%) Perl
8 2 (4.76%) Python
9 1 (2.38%) Delphi
9 1 (2.38%) IronPython
9 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) Security Cleared
2 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 7 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 5 (11.90%) MCSA
4 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (9.52%) ISEB
5 4 (9.52%) ISTQB
5 4 (9.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (9.52%) MCSE
6 3 (7.14%) Degree
7 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.38%) CCNA
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) SCCM
2 5 (11.90%) NetBackup
3 4 (9.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.95%) Oracle
3 12 (28.57%) VMware
4 11 (26.19%) Cisco
4 11 (26.19%) Citrix
4 11 (26.19%) McAfee
5 5 (11.90%) Symantec
5 5 (11.90%) Veritas
6 4 (9.52%) LogRhythm
6 4 (9.52%) Lumension
6 4 (9.52%) NetApp
7 3 (7.14%) Informatica
7 3 (7.14%) SAP
8 1 (2.38%) DevExpress