The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 86 97 58
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -39
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 31 23 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.37% 0.90% 2.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.47% 2.95% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 42
Median daily rate £388 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.59% +9.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £220 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £558 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 - £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 - £50.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.72 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-11.87% -16.38%
Computer Science
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
694 779 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.60% 30.43% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 424 390
Median daily rate £413 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.49% +9.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £532 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 35 18
Median hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.80 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £37.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £19.29 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -1.07%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Science across the Berkshire region.

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Berkshire region.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +14 10 £388 -30.49% 18
Maidenhead - 4 £750 - 2
Newbury - 4 - - 1
Bracknell -11 2 - - 5
Slough +3 1 £338 - 5
Wokingham - 1 £320 - 3
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 71 (75.53%) Degree
2 31 (32.98%) Microsoft
3 29 (30.85%) Windows
4 26 (27.66%) MS Excel
5 23 (24.47%) Linux
5 23 (24.47%) VPN
5 23 (24.47%) DNS
6 21 (22.34%) C++
7 20 (21.28%) PowerShell
7 20 (21.28%) Mentoring
8 19 (20.21%) .NET
9 18 (19.15%) Telecoms
10 17 (18.09%) C#
10 17 (18.09%) CSS
10 17 (18.09%) MCSE
10 17 (18.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (18.09%) Presales
10 17 (18.09%) Hyper-V
11 16 (17.02%) Load Balancing
11 16 (17.02%) DHCP
11 16 (17.02%) HTTP
11 16 (17.02%) Management Information System
12 15 (15.96%) Web Services
13 14 (14.89%) VBScript
13 14 (14.89%) TCP/IP
13 14 (14.89%) Workflow
13 14 (14.89%) Marketing
13 14 (14.89%) Process Improvement
14 13 (13.83%) Public Cloud
14 13 (13.83%) Analytical Skills

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 8 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.32%) SAS
3 3 (3.19%) Apache Pig
3 3 (3.19%) Apache Solr
3 3 (3.19%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.19%) CMS
3 3 (3.19%) Confluence
3 3 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.13%) Documentum
4 2 (2.13%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.06%) Apache
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (27.66%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.38%) MS Office
3 4 (4.26%) SPSS
4 1 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.06%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.77%) Office 365
2 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.32%) SaaS
4 4 (4.26%) PaaS
5 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.19%) HP Helion
6 2 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.47%) DNS
1 23 (24.47%) VPN
2 16 (17.02%) DHCP
2 16 (17.02%) HTTP
3 14 (14.89%) TCP/IP
4 13 (13.83%) Internet
4 13 (13.83%) IPsec
4 13 (13.83%) IPv6
4 13 (13.83%) Software-Defined Networking
5 9 (9.57%) Firewall
6 7 (7.45%) LDAP
6 7 (7.45%) Network Security
7 6 (6.38%) BGP
7 6 (6.38%) LAN
7 6 (6.38%) VoIP
7 6 (6.38%) WAN
8 5 (5.32%) Kerberos
9 4 (4.26%) DVB
9 4 (4.26%) Wireless
10 3 (3.19%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) Big Data
2 6 (6.38%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.19%) Apache Hive
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.13%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.06%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.06%) MySQL
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.06%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.19%) ClearCase
3 3 (3.19%) JIRA
4 1 (1.06%) AppScan
4 1 (1.06%) Burp Suite
4 1 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.06%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.06%) GDB
4 1 (1.06%) Maven
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.06%) WinDbg
General
1 18 (19.15%) Telecoms
2 14 (14.89%) Marketing
3 12 (12.77%) French Language
3 12 (12.77%) German Language
3 12 (12.77%) Spanish Language
4 10 (10.64%) Italian Language
5 5 (5.32%) Finance
5 5 (5.32%) Portuguese Language
6 4 (4.26%) Retail
7 2 (2.13%) Billing
8 1 (1.06%) Electronics
8 1 (1.06%) Legal
8 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (26.60%) Support Engineer
2 13 (13.83%) Architect
2 13 (13.83%) Developer
3 11 (11.70%) Analyst
4 10 (10.64%) Escalation Engineer
4 10 (10.64%) Network Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Network Support
5 8 (8.51%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) Consultant
8 4 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Data Scientist
8 4 (4.26%) Designer
8 4 (4.26%) Embedded Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) OSS Business Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.19%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.21%) .NET
2 17 (18.09%) CSS
3 15 (15.96%) Web Services
4 12 (12.77%) XML
5 8 (8.51%) ASP.NET
5 8 (8.51%) MAPI
5 8 (8.51%) Node.js
6 7 (7.45%) REST
7 6 (6.38%) HTML
7 6 (6.38%) Middleware
8 5 (5.32%) SAML
9 4 (4.26%) HTML5
9 4 (4.26%) jQuery
10 3 (3.19%) NumPy
10 3 (3.19%) OAuth2
10 3 (3.19%) Pandas
10 3 (3.19%) scikit-learn
10 3 (3.19%) SciPy
11 2 (2.13%) ADO.NET
11 2 (2.13%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.02%) Management Information System
2 13 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.83%) Public Cloud
3 12 (12.77%) Data Centre
4 11 (11.70%) Mathematics
5 8 (8.51%) Visualisation
6 5 (5.32%) Statistics
7 4 (4.26%) Private Cloud
7 4 (4.26%) STB
8 3 (3.19%) Algorithms
8 3 (3.19%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (3.19%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (3.19%) PKI
8 3 (3.19%) Smart Energy
8 3 (3.19%) Virtual Team
9 2 (2.13%) IVR
9 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.13%) Replication
9 2 (2.13%) Smartphone
10 1 (1.06%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.85%) Windows
2 23 (24.47%) Linux
3 12 (12.77%) Windows Server
4 7 (7.45%) Ubuntu
4 7 (7.45%) Unix
5 6 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.13%) Android
6 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.06%) AIX
7 1 (1.06%) Debian
7 1 (1.06%) Kali Linux
7 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.06%) Solaris
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.28%) Mentoring
2 17 (18.09%) Presales
3 16 (17.02%) Load Balancing
4 14 (14.89%) Process Improvement
4 14 (14.89%) Workflow
5 12 (12.77%) Project Management
6 11 (11.70%) Analytics
7 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (9.57%) Scrum
9 8 (8.51%) Data Visualisation
9 8 (8.51%) High Availability
10 7 (7.45%) Configuration Management
10 7 (7.45%) CRM
10 7 (7.45%) Machine Learning
10 7 (7.45%) Memory Management
10 7 (7.45%) Software Testing
10 7 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.38%) Data Modelling
11 6 (6.38%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.34%) C++
2 20 (21.28%) PowerShell
3 17 (18.09%) C#
4 14 (14.89%) VBScript
5 12 (12.77%) JavaScript
6 11 (11.70%) C
7 9 (9.57%) Java
7 9 (9.57%) VB
8 8 (8.51%) VB.NET
9 7 (7.45%) SQL
10 6 (6.38%) Python
11 3 (3.19%) Embedded C
11 3 (3.19%) Embedded C++
11 3 (3.19%) R
12 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.06%) PHP
13 1 (1.06%) Ruby
13 1 (1.06%) Scala
13 1 (1.06%) sed
Qualifications
1 71 (75.53%) Degree
2 17 (18.09%) MCSE
2 17 (18.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (13.83%) MCSA
3 13 (13.83%) MCSD
4 7 (7.45%) PhD
5 5 (5.32%) CISSP
5 5 (5.32%) SANS
6 4 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.26%) CISM
7 3 (3.19%) CCDA
7 3 (3.19%) CCNA
7 3 (3.19%) CISA
8 2 (2.13%) CEH
8 2 (2.13%) GCFA
8 2 (2.13%) GCIH
8 2 (2.13%) MCAD
8 2 (2.13%) MCPD
8 2 (2.13%) MCTS
9 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) SLA
2 6 (6.38%) HIPAA
3 5 (5.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (4.26%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.26%) QA
5 1 (1.06%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.06%) GxP
5 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (18.09%) Hyper-V
2 8 (8.51%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.32%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.06%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.06%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.06%) vSphere
5 1 (1.06%) XenApp
5 1 (1.06%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (12.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.13%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.13%) Perfmon
2 2 (2.13%) SCOM
2 2 (2.13%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.06%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (1.06%) Core Impact
3 1 (1.06%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.06%) Nagios
3 1 (1.06%) Nessus
3 1 (1.06%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.06%) Nmap
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.06%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 31 (32.98%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.45%) VMware
3 6 (6.38%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.32%) Cisco
5 4 (4.26%) Citrix
5 4 (4.26%) F5
5 4 (4.26%) HP
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle
6 2 (2.13%) NetApp
6 2 (2.13%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.06%) Cadence
7 1 (1.06%) Capita
7 1 (1.06%) Cramer
7 1 (1.06%) Endeca
7 1 (1.06%) FatWire
7 1 (1.06%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.06%) NetScout
7 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.06%) Splunk
7 1 (1.06%) TIBCO
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Rate: £300 - £340 per day
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