The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 59 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 12 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.50% 1.40% 1.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.56% 4.66% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 9
Median daily rate £140 £375 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.66% -27.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £325 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £610 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.72 £33.78
% change year-on-year
-29.49% +17.58%
Computer Science
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
263 343 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.92% 30.11% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 233 120
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £313 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £537 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 19
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +0.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Warrington +15 7 £130 -71.89% 1
Chester +10 4 £520 +48.57% 3
Computer Science
North West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 20 (66.67%) Degree
2 12 (40.00%) Project Management
3 11 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (33.33%) ITIL
5 9 (30.00%) Finance
6 8 (26.67%) Change Management
6 8 (26.67%) Service Management
6 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
6 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
7 7 (23.33%) ITSM
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
9 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 5 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
9 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
9 5 (16.67%) IBM Notes
9 5 (16.67%) MCP
9 5 (16.67%) Windows
9 5 (16.67%) MS Office
9 5 (16.67%) Java
9 5 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (16.67%) Lotus
9 5 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
10 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
10 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
10 4 (13.33%) HP
10 4 (13.33%) Zachman Framework

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 5 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (10.00%) MS Project
3 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
1 3 (10.00%) LAN
1 3 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.33%) JasperReports
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (10.00%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Law
5 1 (3.33%) Advertising
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
1 11 (36.67%) Architect
2 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Digital Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Digital Technical Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Digital Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
1 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (10.00%) CAML
2 1 (3.33%) J2EE
2 1 (3.33%) Java EE
2 1 (3.33%) JDBC
2 1 (3.33%) JSF
2 1 (3.33%) REST
2 1 (3.33%) RESTful
2 1 (3.33%) Spring
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (10.00%) Informatics
3 3 (10.00%) Life Science
3 3 (10.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Project Management
2 10 (33.33%) ITIL
3 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Change Management
3 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
3 8 (26.67%) Service Management
4 7 (23.33%) ITSM
5 6 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
6 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 5 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
7 4 (13.33%) Open Source
7 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
7 4 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (10.00%) Analytics
8 3 (10.00%) Change Control
8 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (10.00%) Network Design
8 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.00%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) FQL
3 3 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) Degree
2 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) MCP
3 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.67%) CCNP
6 1 (3.33%) CCIE
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.33%) OPNET
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Lotus
3 4 (13.33%) FireEye
3 4 (13.33%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (6.67%) F5
5 2 (6.67%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.33%) AppSense
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) VMware
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