The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 24 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
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 135 122
Rank change year-on-year +4 -13  
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 5 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.19% 0.20% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.75% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 19
Median daily rate £400 £440 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -7.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £23.00 £26.09
% change year-on-year +33.69% -11.83%  

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 the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 703 795 765
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 26.26% 26.68% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 534 521
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.73% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £598 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 35 56
Median hourly rate £43.75 £25.25 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.26% -25.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 2 £419 - 4
Gloucestershire +7 1 £310 -22.50% 1
Client/Server
England

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

1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (45.83%) Windows 10
5 10 (41.67%) DNS
5 10 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
6 9 (37.50%) Linux
6 9 (37.50%) SharePoint
6 9 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 8 (33.33%) Skype for Business
7 8 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (33.33%) Skype
7 8 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (33.33%) Marketing
8 7 (29.17%) DFS Replication
9 6 (25.00%) Banking
10 5 (20.83%) Retail
10 5 (20.83%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (20.83%) jQuery
10 5 (20.83%) QMS
10 5 (20.83%) Quality Management
10 5 (20.83%) Process Management
10 5 (20.83%) Back Office
10 5 (20.83%) XML

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 8 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) DNS
2 8 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (33.33%) Marketing
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (20.83%) Back Office
3 5 (20.83%) Retail
4 4 (16.67%) Finance
5 3 (12.50%) Electronics
5 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Architect
2 9 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (16.67%) BPM Designer
3 4 (16.67%) Designer
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) 3D Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Environment Manager
5 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Unity 3D Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.17%) BPM Developer
6 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared DBA
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Wintel Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Dojo
1 5 (20.83%) DOM
1 5 (20.83%) jQuery
1 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (20.83%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) CryEngine
2 2 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (8.33%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (8.33%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Animation
1 2 (8.33%) HTC Vive
1 2 (8.33%) Oculus Rift
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (45.83%) Windows 10
4 9 (37.50%) Linux
4 9 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Analytics
2 5 (20.83%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (20.83%) Cognitive Analytics
2 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
2 5 (20.83%) Process Management
2 5 (20.83%) QMS
2 5 (20.83%) Quality Management
2 5 (20.83%) Robotic Process Automation
2 5 (20.83%) SOA
3 4 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.33%) ERP
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Java
1 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (29.17%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (20.83%) IBM
2 5 (20.83%) Pega
2 5 (20.83%) webMethods
3 3 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Veritas
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