The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 61 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.28% 1.00% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.21% 4.05% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £375 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+64.28% -40.00%
Computer Science
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
165 148 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.21% 24.58% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 60 82
Average daily rate £313 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.13 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.04% -19.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) GIAC
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) SSCP
4 2 (14.29%) GIS
4 2 (14.29%) CEH
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) CCSP
4 2 (14.29%) CISSP
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 2 (14.29%) NCrunch
General
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) IT Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 2 (14.29%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Security Architect
3 1 (7.14%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) IT Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML5
2 2 (14.29%) CSS3
2 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (14.29%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) GIS
1 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) Physics
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) CESG
2 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) OOP
2 2 (14.29%) OO
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 2 (14.29%) WFM
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
2 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 2 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM
3 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) GIAC
2 2 (14.29%) SSCP
2 2 (14.29%) CEH
2 2 (14.29%) CCSP
2 2 (14.29%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 1 (7.14%) Informatica
2 1 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) Sybase
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
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