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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 33 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.38% 1.55% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.33% 6.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £530 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £324
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.24 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £31.44 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+30.40% -12.05%
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
75 49 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 28.20% 25.26% 35.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 20 54
Median daily rate £438 £383 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.37% -8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £544 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 3
Median hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -14.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

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
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 4 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
Bournemouth -8 1 - -
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) CRISC
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (20.00%) SSAE 16
4 1 (20.00%) IT Audit
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) COSO
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) COBIT
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) CISA
4 1 (20.00%) CISM
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall

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 (20.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (20.00%) IPsec
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Audit Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Risk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) Signal Processing
3 1 (20.00%) BCP
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) IT Audit
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CISA
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CRISC
2 1 (20.00%) HND
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
1 1 (20.00%) COSO
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (20.00%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
1 1 (20.00%) Samba
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) F5
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) NetApp
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) VMware