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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 67 52 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 5 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.64% 1.21% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.62% 4.37% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Average daily rate
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£290 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +35.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £363 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £425 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £16.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+23.43% -58.97%
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
191 183 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.42% 27.73% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 82 77
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £225 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £15.77 £10.88 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.01% -32.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £12.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%

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 20 October 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 16 (59.26%) Degree
2 8 (29.63%) Mathematics
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) UNIX
3 7 (25.93%) Windows
4 6 (22.22%) ITIL
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
5 5 (18.52%) Firewall
5 5 (18.52%) Physics
5 5 (18.52%) Multithreading
5 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (18.52%) Finance
6 4 (14.81%) GIAC
6 4 (14.81%) Banking
6 4 (14.81%) CEH
6 4 (14.81%) CESG
6 4 (14.81%) ITIL V3
6 4 (14.81%) jQuery
6 4 (14.81%) SSCP
6 4 (14.81%) CCSP
6 4 (14.81%) CISSP
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (14.81%) C#
6 4 (14.81%) Linux
7 3 (11.11%) OOD
7 3 (11.11%) LAN
7 3 (11.11%) C++
7 3 (11.11%) Java
7 3 (11.11%) Sybase
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) VoIP
3 1 (3.70%) LDAP
3 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) X.500
3 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JUnit
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
1 2 (7.41%) NCrunch
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Programmer
4 2 (7.41%) IT Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (7.41%) C# Programmer
4 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support
5 1 (3.70%) Designer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Architect
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Security Architect
5 1 (3.70%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) jQuery
2 3 (11.11%) Spring
3 2 (7.41%) YUI
3 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
3 2 (7.41%) WinForms
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) HTML5
3 2 (7.41%) CSS3
3 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (3.70%) J2SE
4 1 (3.70%) JMS
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Mathematics
2 5 (18.52%) Physics
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) CESG
4 2 (7.41%) GIS
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) UNIX
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Multithreading
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL V3
4 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 3 (11.11%) OOD
5 2 (7.41%) OOP
5 2 (7.41%) OO
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Pair Programming
5 2 (7.41%) Time Management
5 2 (7.41%) WFM
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.41%) Security Management
6 1 (3.70%) SIEM
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.70%) Information Management
6 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) C++
3 3 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) CCSP
2 4 (14.81%) CISSP
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.81%) SSCP
2 4 (14.81%) GIAC
2 4 (14.81%) CEH
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) MCP
5 1 (3.70%) HND
5 1 (3.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.11%) Sybase
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) ClickSoftware Technologies
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Informatica
3 1 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Rate: Competitive
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