The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank - 26 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 1.55% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 6.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £530 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £41.24 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £32.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+33.59% -32.63%
Computer Science
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
89 49 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 34.63% 25.26% 31.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 33 36
Median daily rate £375 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £39.50 £41.24 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.21% +217.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £39.45 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.24 £34.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) BCP
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) NAS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BCP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) HND
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware