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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 81 94 56
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -38
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 40 31 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.82% 1.24% 2.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.09% 3.94% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 46
Median daily rate £413 £298 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.65% -20.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £558 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
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 £31.00 £39.25 £33.55
% change year-on-year
-21.01% +16.98%
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
657 786 786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.89% 31.57% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 440 400
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 29 17
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.29 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +20 16 £375 +70.45% 18
Maidenhead -3 9 £750 +49.25% 2
Newbury - 4 - -
Bracknell -12 2 - - 4
Wokingham - 1 £320 - 1
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 69 (76.67%) Degree
2 27 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (26.67%) MS Excel
4 21 (23.33%) Windows
5 18 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 18 (20.00%) Analytics
5 18 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (18.89%) VPN
7 16 (17.78%) C++
8 15 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 14 (15.56%) Management Information System
9 14 (15.56%) Java
9 14 (15.56%) .NET
9 14 (15.56%) Linux
9 14 (15.56%) Mentoring
10 13 (14.44%) Presales
10 13 (14.44%) Data Visualisation
10 13 (14.44%) Machine Learning
10 13 (14.44%) Big Data
10 13 (14.44%) Visualisation
10 13 (14.44%) PhD
10 13 (14.44%) CSS
10 13 (14.44%) Web Services
10 13 (14.44%) DNS
11 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (13.33%) MCSE
11 12 (13.33%) JavaScript
11 12 (13.33%) C#
11 12 (13.33%) Data Modelling

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 (8.89%) Apache Solr
1 8 (8.89%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.67%) SAS
3 4 (4.44%) Apache Pig
3 4 (4.44%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.33%) CMS
4 3 (3.33%) Confluence
4 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.33%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.22%) Documentum
6 1 (1.11%) Apache
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.56%) SPSS
3 3 (3.33%) MS Office
3 3 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.11%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.33%) Office 365
2 10 (11.11%) SaaS
3 9 (10.00%) PaaS
4 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.22%) HP Helion
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.89%) VPN
2 13 (14.44%) DNS
3 11 (12.22%) DHCP
3 11 (12.22%) Internet
4 9 (10.00%) HTTP
4 9 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (8.89%) IPsec
5 8 (8.89%) IPv6
5 8 (8.89%) Software-Defined Networking
6 7 (7.78%) Firewall
6 7 (7.78%) Network Security
7 5 (5.56%) LAN
7 5 (5.56%) VoIP
7 5 (5.56%) WAN
8 4 (4.44%) DVB
8 4 (4.44%) Wireless
9 3 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (3.33%) Skype
9 3 (3.33%) SNMP
9 3 (3.33%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) Big Data
2 12 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 9 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.44%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.22%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.22%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.11%) MySQL
7 1 (1.11%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.44%) JIRA
4 3 (3.33%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.11%) AppScan
5 1 (1.11%) Burp Suite
5 1 (1.11%) Capybara
5 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.11%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.11%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.11%) GDB
5 1 (1.11%) Hudson
5 1 (1.11%) Maven
5 1 (1.11%) Selenium
5 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.11%) TestLink
5 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.11%) WinDbg
General
1 15 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.22%) French Language
2 11 (12.22%) Spanish Language
3 10 (11.11%) Marketing
4 9 (10.00%) Finance
4 9 (10.00%) German Language
4 9 (10.00%) Italian Language
5 4 (4.44%) Retail
6 2 (2.22%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (1.11%) Electronics
7 1 (1.11%) Legal
7 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (20.00%) Architect
1 18 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 14 (15.56%) Developer
3 13 (14.44%) Analyst
4 9 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) Data Architect
5 8 (8.89%) Hadoop Architect
5 8 (8.89%) Java Architect
5 8 (8.89%) Solr Architect
6 7 (7.78%) Escalation Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Network Support
6 7 (7.78%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Data Scientist
8 4 (4.44%) Consultant
8 4 (4.44%) Embedded Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 4 (4.44%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) C++ Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.56%) .NET
2 13 (14.44%) CSS
2 13 (14.44%) Web Services
3 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.89%) MAPI
4 7 (7.78%) HTML
4 7 (7.78%) Node.js
4 7 (7.78%) XML
5 6 (6.67%) REST
6 5 (5.56%) HTML5
6 5 (5.56%) Middleware
7 4 (4.44%) jQuery
7 4 (4.44%) NumPy
7 4 (4.44%) Pandas
7 4 (4.44%) scikit-learn
7 4 (4.44%) SciPy
8 3 (3.33%) CSS3
9 2 (2.22%) ADO.NET
9 2 (2.22%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.22%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 18 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 14 (15.56%) Management Information System
3 13 (14.44%) Visualisation
4 9 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 8 (8.89%) Public Cloud
6 7 (7.78%) Statistics
7 5 (5.56%) Virtual Team
8 4 (4.44%) Algorithms
8 4 (4.44%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (4.44%) Smart Energy
8 4 (4.44%) STB
9 3 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (2.22%) Economics
10 2 (2.22%) IVR
10 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
10 2 (2.22%) Private Cloud
11 1 (1.11%) Neural Network
11 1 (1.11%) Physics
11 1 (1.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.33%) Windows
2 14 (15.56%) Linux
3 5 (5.56%) Unix
4 4 (4.44%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.22%) Android
5 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.11%) Debian
6 1 (1.11%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) Analytics
2 15 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (15.56%) Mentoring
4 13 (14.44%) Data Visualisation
4 13 (14.44%) Machine Learning
4 13 (14.44%) Presales
5 12 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 12 (13.33%) Predictive Analytics
6 11 (12.22%) Load Balancing
7 10 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (11.11%) Process Improvement
8 9 (10.00%) Project Management
8 9 (10.00%) Scrum
8 9 (10.00%) Workflow
9 8 (8.89%) Data Governance
9 8 (8.89%) Data Security
10 7 (7.78%) Memory Management
11 6 (6.67%) Configuration Management
11 6 (6.67%) Data Analysis
11 6 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.78%) C++
2 14 (15.56%) Java
3 12 (13.33%) C#
3 12 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 10 (11.11%) SQL
5 9 (10.00%) VBScript
6 8 (8.89%) VB.NET
7 7 (7.78%) Python
8 6 (6.67%) C
9 4 (4.44%) R
9 4 (4.44%) VB
10 3 (3.33%) Embedded C
10 3 (3.33%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.11%) PHP
11 1 (1.11%) Ruby
11 1 (1.11%) Scala
11 1 (1.11%) sed
11 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (76.67%) Degree
2 13 (14.44%) PhD
3 12 (13.33%) MCSE
3 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (8.89%) MCSA
4 8 (8.89%) MCSD
5 5 (5.56%) CISSP
5 5 (5.56%) SANS
6 4 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.44%) CISM
7 3 (3.33%) CCDA
7 3 (3.33%) CCNA
7 3 (3.33%) CISA
8 2 (2.22%) CEH
8 2 (2.22%) GCFA
8 2 (2.22%) GCIH
8 2 (2.22%) MCAD
8 2 (2.22%) MCPD
8 2 (2.22%) MCTS
9 1 (1.11%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) SLA
2 6 (6.67%) HIPAA
3 5 (5.56%) QA
4 4 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (3.33%) PCI DSS
6 2 (2.22%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (1.11%) GxP
7 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.11%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.11%) vSphere
4 1 (1.11%) XenApp
4 1 (1.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.22%) Perfmon
2 2 (2.22%) SCOM
2 2 (2.22%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.11%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (1.11%) Core Impact
3 1 (1.11%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.11%) Nessus
3 1 (1.11%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.11%) Nmap
3 1 (1.11%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.11%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 27 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.56%) VMware
3 4 (4.44%) Cisco
3 4 (4.44%) Citrix
4 3 (3.33%) F5
4 3 (3.33%) HP
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle
5 2 (2.22%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.11%) Cadence
6 1 (1.11%) Capita
6 1 (1.11%) Cramer
6 1 (1.11%) Endeca
6 1 (1.11%) FatWire
6 1 (1.11%) IBM
6 1 (1.11%) Juniper
6 1 (1.11%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.11%) NetApp
6 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.11%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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