The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Client/Server in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Client/Server over the 3 months to 30 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.

Client Server
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 63 48
Rank change year-on-year -15 -15  
Contract jobs citing Client/Server 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.17% 0.58% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 1.69% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £250 £335 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.37% -21.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £367 £348
% change year-on-year +15.96% +5.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year +25.00% -  

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 199 237 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 34.37% 34.20% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 175 58
Median daily rate £400 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Median hourly rate £11.33 £15.79 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.22% +43.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.61 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £19.96 £26.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

Client/Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Client/Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Client/Server in Tyne and Wear

Client/Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Client/Server in Tyne and Wear

Client/Server
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 1 £250 -25.37% 3
Client/Server
North East

For the 6 months to 30 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Client/Server.

1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (50.00%) SCSM
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (50.00%) Security Monitoring

Client/Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (50.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware