The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -13.33%
Computer Science
Cheshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
31 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 21.99% 22.02% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 15
Average daily rate £260 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £319 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £450 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £16.84 £37.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £31.56 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) LAMP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Akamai
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) OWASP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) RHCE
3 1 (25.00%) GPEN

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) LAMP
1 3 (75.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) OWASP
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) RHCE
1 1 (25.00%) GPEN
1 1 (25.00%) OSCP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) GSEC
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Akamai
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee