The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 52 50 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.64% 0.23% 1.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.31% 1.02% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £350 - £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+40.98% +22.00%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
130 98 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 27.72% 22.32% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 62 52
Median daily rate £413 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 16
Median hourly rate £39.00 £44.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.35% +187.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £43.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Cheltenham - 1 - - 1
Gloucester - 1 - - 4
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Sophos
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (33.33%) AppSense
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) UAG
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) PuTTY
2 1 (16.67%) SSH
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (16.67%) LINQ
1 1 (16.67%) OCX
1 1 (16.67%) React
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 2 (33.33%) ITSM
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) BitLocker
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (33.33%) UAG
1 2 (33.33%) XenApp
1 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) AppSense
2 2 (33.33%) Canon
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint