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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 64 82 89
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 63 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.60% 1.58% 1.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.79% 5.19% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 21 17
Median daily rate £380 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £338 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+40.98% +22.00%
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
717 752 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.57% 30.41% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 373 358
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £219 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 30
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.22 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% -0.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £13.15 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £43.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

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 31 May 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
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 31 May 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 -4 29 £400 - 31
Bracknell -10 4 - - 2
Newbury +6 3 £275 -
Maidenhead - 3 £413 - 4
Slough +7 2 £338 - 2
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 89 (80.18%) Degree
2 34 (30.63%) Linux
3 30 (27.03%) Windows
4 29 (26.13%) DNS
5 27 (24.32%) Microsoft
6 24 (21.62%) Telecoms
7 23 (20.72%) CSS
8 21 (18.92%) Web Services
8 21 (18.92%) MCSE
8 21 (18.92%) VPN
8 21 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (18.92%) Mentoring
9 20 (18.02%) HTTP
9 20 (18.02%) MS Excel
10 19 (17.12%) Project Management
11 17 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (15.32%) Python
11 17 (15.32%) Internet
12 16 (14.41%) DHCP
12 16 (14.41%) C++
12 16 (14.41%) Hyper-V
13 15 (13.51%) PowerShell
13 15 (13.51%) Data Centre
13 15 (13.51%) Presales
13 15 (13.51%) High Availability
13 15 (13.51%) MCSD
13 15 (13.51%) VMware
14 14 (12.61%) Workflow
14 14 (12.61%) Java
14 14 (12.61%) .NET

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 (7.21%) OpenStack
1 8 (7.21%) WebLogic
2 7 (6.31%) nginx
3 6 (5.41%) Apache
3 6 (5.41%) JBoss
3 6 (5.41%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.50%) Node.js
5 4 (3.60%) Apache Pig
5 4 (3.60%) Apache Spark
5 4 (3.60%) CMS
5 4 (3.60%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.60%) SAS
6 3 (2.70%) Confluence
6 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.80%) Documentum
7 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (18.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.31%) MS Office
3 4 (3.60%) SPSS
4 3 (2.70%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.90%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.21%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.41%) Office 365
4 3 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.70%) HP Helion
5 2 (1.80%) IaaS
5 2 (1.80%) SaaS
6 1 (0.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (26.13%) DNS
2 21 (18.92%) VPN
3 20 (18.02%) HTTP
4 17 (15.32%) Internet
5 16 (14.41%) DHCP
6 13 (11.71%) TCP/IP
7 12 (10.81%) Firewall
7 12 (10.81%) IPsec
7 12 (10.81%) IPv6
7 12 (10.81%) Software-Defined Networking
8 11 (9.91%) LDAP
9 9 (8.11%) VoIP
10 8 (7.21%) SMTP
10 8 (7.21%) SSL
11 7 (6.31%) LAN
11 7 (6.31%) WAN
11 7 (6.31%) Wireless
12 6 (5.41%) BGP
12 6 (5.41%) Kerberos
12 6 (5.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.71%) Big Data
2 8 (7.21%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.31%) Hadoop
3 7 (6.31%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (5.41%) MySQL
4 6 (5.41%) Riak
4 6 (5.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.60%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.70%) Datazen
7 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.41%) Ant
2 6 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.41%) Maven
3 3 (2.70%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.70%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (2.70%) JIRA
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
General
1 24 (21.62%) Telecoms
2 13 (11.71%) Marketing
3 9 (8.11%) French Language
3 9 (8.11%) German Language
3 9 (8.11%) Spanish Language
4 7 (6.31%) Billing
4 7 (6.31%) Finance
4 7 (6.31%) Italian Language
4 7 (6.31%) Retail
5 5 (4.50%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (1.80%) Electronics
7 1 (0.90%) Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Legal
7 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (26.13%) Support Engineer
2 22 (19.82%) Developer
3 12 (10.81%) Network Engineer
4 10 (9.01%) Escalation Engineer
5 9 (8.11%) Analyst
5 9 (8.11%) Architect
5 9 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 8 (7.21%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) Consultant
7 7 (6.31%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Network Support
7 7 (6.31%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.41%) Big Data Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Linux Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Senior Big Data Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (5.41%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.72%) CSS
2 21 (18.92%) Web Services
3 14 (12.61%) .NET
4 13 (11.71%) XML
5 8 (7.21%) HTML
6 7 (6.31%) REST
7 6 (5.41%) LAMP
7 6 (5.41%) LEMP Stack
7 6 (5.41%) MCollective
7 6 (5.41%) RESTful
8 5 (4.50%) ADO.NET
8 5 (4.50%) HTML5
8 5 (4.50%) jQuery
8 5 (4.50%) Sass
9 4 (3.60%) NumPy
9 4 (3.60%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 4 (3.60%) Pandas
9 4 (3.60%) scikit-learn
9 4 (3.60%) SciPy
10 3 (2.70%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.81%) Public Cloud
3 11 (9.91%) Management Information System
4 10 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.41%) Mathematics
6 5 (4.50%) PKI
6 5 (4.50%) Private Cloud
6 5 (4.50%) Smartphone
7 4 (3.60%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.60%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (3.60%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (3.60%) Replication
7 4 (3.60%) Smart Energy
7 4 (3.60%) Statistics
7 4 (3.60%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.70%) STB
9 2 (1.80%) IVR
9 2 (1.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (30.63%) Linux
2 30 (27.03%) Windows
3 13 (11.71%) Windows Server
4 10 (9.01%) Unix
5 6 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.41%) Ubuntu
6 5 (4.50%) Solaris
7 2 (1.80%) AIX
7 2 (1.80%) Android
7 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.92%) Mentoring
2 19 (17.12%) Project Management
3 17 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.51%) High Availability
4 15 (13.51%) Presales
5 14 (12.61%) Load Balancing
5 14 (12.61%) Workflow
6 13 (11.71%) Configuration Management
6 13 (11.71%) Scrum
7 12 (10.81%) Process Improvement
8 11 (9.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (9.91%) TDD
9 10 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (8.11%) CRM
10 9 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (8.11%) Software Testing
11 8 (7.21%) Incident Management
12 7 (6.31%) Analytics
12 7 (6.31%) Data Analysis
12 7 (6.31%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.32%) Python
2 16 (14.41%) C++
3 15 (13.51%) PowerShell
4 14 (12.61%) Java
5 13 (11.71%) C
6 12 (10.81%) C#
7 11 (9.91%) JavaScript
8 9 (8.11%) VB
8 9 (8.11%) VBScript
9 7 (6.31%) R
9 7 (6.31%) SQL
10 6 (5.41%) Perl
11 5 (4.50%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.70%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.70%) Embedded C++
12 3 (2.70%) Scala
12 3 (2.70%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 89 (80.18%) Degree
2 21 (18.92%) MCSE
2 21 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (13.51%) MCSD
4 12 (10.81%) MCSA
5 6 (5.41%) CISSP
6 4 (3.60%) CCDA
6 4 (3.60%) CCNA
6 4 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.60%) PhD
7 3 (2.70%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.70%) PMP
7 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.80%) ISEB
8 2 (1.80%) MCAD
8 2 (1.80%) MCPD
8 2 (1.80%) MCTS
8 2 (1.80%) OCP
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) SLA
2 4 (3.60%) HIPAA
2 4 (3.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.70%) QA
4 1 (0.90%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.90%) GxP
4 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (14.41%) Hyper-V
2 8 (7.21%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.41%) qmail
3 6 (5.41%) Squid
4 2 (1.80%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.80%) UAG
5 1 (0.90%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.90%) NFS
5 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.90%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (9.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (7.21%) Nagios
3 6 (5.41%) Cacti
3 6 (5.41%) collectd
3 6 (5.41%) Ganglia
3 6 (5.41%) Graphite
3 6 (5.41%) logstash
3 6 (5.41%) Puppet
3 6 (5.41%) ZABBIX
4 4 (3.60%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.80%) Perfmon
5 2 (1.80%) SCOM
5 2 (1.80%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.80%) WSUS
6 1 (0.90%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.90%) Simpana
Vendors
1 27 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.51%) VMware
3 14 (12.61%) Oracle
4 8 (7.21%) Splunk
5 6 (5.41%) Cisco
5 6 (5.41%) F5
5 6 (5.41%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.70%) HP
6 3 (2.70%) NetApp
6 3 (2.70%) Remedy
6 3 (2.70%) Sybase
7 2 (1.80%) Citrix
7 2 (1.80%) Dell
7 2 (1.80%) EMC
7 2 (1.80%) IBM
7 2 (1.80%) Informatica
7 2 (1.80%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.90%) CommVault
8 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.90%) SAP
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