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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 81 101 68
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -33
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 42 22 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.76% 0.85% 2.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.83% 2.80% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 33
Median daily rate £400 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £393 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £7.20 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £32.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+32.03% -32.63%
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
721 785 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.14% 30.47% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 386 371
Median daily rate £420 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 31 16
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.03 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £37.00 £32.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 14 £413 - 22
Bracknell -12 4 - - 2
Slough +9 3 £338 -
Maidenhead - 2 £425 -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 68 (74.73%) Degree
2 35 (38.46%) Windows
3 29 (31.87%) Microsoft
4 25 (27.47%) DNS
5 24 (26.37%) Linux
6 23 (25.27%) VPN
7 22 (24.18%) MS Excel
7 22 (24.18%) Telecoms
7 22 (24.18%) Mentoring
8 21 (23.08%) MCSE
8 21 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (19.78%) DHCP
10 17 (18.68%) CSS
10 17 (18.68%) Hyper-V
11 16 (17.58%) PowerShell
11 16 (17.58%) Data Centre
11 16 (17.58%) Presales
11 16 (17.58%) C++
11 16 (17.58%) Load Balancing
12 15 (16.48%) .NET
12 15 (16.48%) MCSD
12 15 (16.48%) HTTP
12 15 (16.48%) Project Management
13 14 (15.38%) Internet
13 14 (15.38%) TCP/IP
13 14 (15.38%) Workflow
13 14 (15.38%) Windows Server
14 13 (14.29%) Public Cloud
14 13 (14.29%) Software-Defined Networking
14 13 (14.29%) Process Improvement

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 4 (4.40%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.40%) SAS
2 3 (3.30%) Apache Pig
2 3 (3.30%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.30%) Confluence
3 2 (2.20%) CMS
3 2 (2.20%) Documentum
3 2 (2.20%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.20%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (24.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.59%) MS Office
3 3 (3.30%) SPSS
4 1 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.10%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.69%) Office 365
3 3 (3.30%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.30%) HP Helion
4 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.20%) IaaS
4 2 (2.20%) SaaS
5 1 (1.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.47%) DNS
2 23 (25.27%) VPN
3 18 (19.78%) DHCP
4 15 (16.48%) HTTP
5 14 (15.38%) Internet
5 14 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 13 (14.29%) IPsec
6 13 (14.29%) IPv6
6 13 (14.29%) Software-Defined Networking
7 12 (13.19%) Firewall
8 10 (10.99%) VoIP
9 8 (8.79%) LAN
9 8 (8.79%) WAN
10 7 (7.69%) Network Security
10 7 (7.69%) Wireless
11 6 (6.59%) BGP
12 5 (5.49%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (5.49%) Kerberos
12 5 (5.49%) LDAP
12 5 (5.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.49%) Big Data
2 5 (5.49%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.30%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.20%) Datazen
5 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.10%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.30%) ClearCase
2 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.30%) JIRA
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.10%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.10%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (24.18%) Telecoms
2 13 (14.29%) Marketing
3 8 (8.79%) French Language
3 8 (8.79%) German Language
3 8 (8.79%) Spanish Language
4 6 (6.59%) Italian Language
5 5 (5.49%) Billing
5 5 (5.49%) Portuguese Language
6 4 (4.40%) Finance
7 3 (3.30%) Retail
8 1 (1.10%) Banking
8 1 (1.10%) Electronics
8 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.10%) Legal
8 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) Support Engineer
2 14 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 11 (12.09%) Developer
4 10 (10.99%) Escalation Engineer
5 9 (9.89%) Analyst
5 9 (9.89%) Architect
5 9 (9.89%) Network Support
5 9 (9.89%) Network Support Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Consultant
7 7 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Business Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.49%) Technical Support
10 4 (4.40%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) DBA
10 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Oracle DBA
10 4 (4.40%) OSS Business Analyst
11 3 (3.30%) Data Scientist
11 3 (3.30%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.68%) CSS
2 15 (16.48%) .NET
3 10 (10.99%) Web Services
3 10 (10.99%) XML
4 6 (6.59%) REST
5 5 (5.49%) Node.js
6 4 (4.40%) ADO.NET
6 4 (4.40%) MAPI
6 4 (4.40%) Middleware
6 4 (4.40%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.30%) NumPy
7 3 (3.30%) OAuth2
7 3 (3.30%) Pandas
7 3 (3.30%) SAML
7 3 (3.30%) scikit-learn
7 3 (3.30%) SciPy
8 2 (2.20%) Autofac
8 2 (2.20%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (2.20%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Data Centre
2 13 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 11 (12.09%) Management Information System
4 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.49%) PKI
5 5 (5.49%) Private Cloud
6 4 (4.40%) Replication
6 4 (4.40%) Smartphone
6 4 (4.40%) Statistics
6 4 (4.40%) Visualisation
7 3 (3.30%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.30%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (3.30%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (3.30%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.30%) Smart Energy
7 3 (3.30%) STB
8 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.20%) IVR
8 2 (2.20%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.46%) Windows
2 24 (26.37%) Linux
3 14 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 11 (12.09%) Unix
5 6 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.59%) Ubuntu
6 5 (5.49%) Solaris
7 2 (2.20%) AIX
7 2 (2.20%) Android
7 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.10%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.18%) Mentoring
2 16 (17.58%) Load Balancing
2 16 (17.58%) Presales
3 15 (16.48%) Project Management
4 14 (15.38%) Workflow
5 13 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 10 (10.99%) High Availability
7 8 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (8.79%) CRM
7 8 (8.79%) Scrum
8 7 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 7 (7.69%) Migration
8 7 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.59%) Open Source
10 5 (5.49%) Kanban
10 5 (5.49%) Memory Management
10 5 (5.49%) Requirements Management
10 5 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.58%) C++
1 16 (17.58%) PowerShell
2 13 (14.29%) C#
3 11 (12.09%) C
4 10 (10.99%) VBScript
5 9 (9.89%) VB
6 7 (7.69%) Java
7 6 (6.59%) Python
7 6 (6.59%) SQL
8 5 (5.49%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.49%) R
8 5 (5.49%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.30%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.30%) Embedded C++
9 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.20%) Scala
10 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.10%) Ruby
11 1 (1.10%) sed
Qualifications
1 68 (74.73%) Degree
2 21 (23.08%) MCSE
2 21 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (16.48%) MCSD
4 13 (14.29%) MCSA
5 5 (5.49%) CCDA
5 5 (5.49%) CCNA
5 5 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.49%) CISSP
6 3 (3.30%) PhD
6 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.20%) CEH
7 2 (2.20%) CISM
7 2 (2.20%) MCAD
7 2 (2.20%) MCPD
7 2 (2.20%) MCTS
7 2 (2.20%) OCP
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (2.20%) SANS
7 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.09%) SLA
2 5 (5.49%) HIPAA
3 4 (4.40%) QA
4 3 (3.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (1.10%) GxP
5 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (18.68%) Hyper-V
2 8 (8.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.30%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.20%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.20%) UAG
4 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.10%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.10%) vSphere
5 1 (1.10%) XenApp
5 1 (1.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (13.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (4.40%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.20%) Nagios
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.20%) Perfmon
3 2 (2.20%) SCOM
3 2 (2.20%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.20%) WSUS
4 1 (1.10%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 29 (31.87%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.29%) Oracle
3 10 (10.99%) VMware
4 8 (8.79%) Cisco
5 7 (7.69%) F5
6 6 (6.59%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.40%) Citrix
7 4 (4.40%) HP
8 3 (3.30%) NetApp
8 3 (3.30%) Sybase
9 2 (2.20%) Dell
9 2 (2.20%) EMC
9 2 (2.20%) Informatica
9 2 (2.20%) Remedy
9 2 (2.20%) Splunk
9 2 (2.20%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.10%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.10%) NetScout
10 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.10%) ServiceNow
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