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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 53 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.22% 0.83% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 3.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.17% +27.27%
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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
93 95 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.35% 26.24% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 49 40
Average daily rate £375 £325 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 8
Average hourly rate £44.50 £24.38 £42.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.56% -42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.43 £11.35 £17.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) DV Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Information Security
5 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
5 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) CISM
5 2 (28.57%) Security Management
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) CISSP
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Juniper
6 1 (14.29%) SAN
6 1 (14.29%) CA
6 1 (14.29%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Sun
6 1 (14.29%) CCNA
6 1 (14.29%) Dell

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Cyber Security
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) DV Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) CISM
4 1 (14.29%) CWNA
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) HNC
4 1 (14.29%) HND
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Sun
1 1 (14.29%) Dell
1 1 (14.29%) Juniper
1 1 (14.29%) CA