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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 50 56 45
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.43% 0.63% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.68% 2.83% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £125 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £31.22 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+24.11% -12.67%
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
119 106 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 25.32% 22.22% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 57 49
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £227 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £463 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 10
Average hourly rate £46.20 £44.50 £14.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.82% +199.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 2 £125 - 3
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) UAG
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) AppSense
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Sophos
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) BitLocker
2 2 (66.67%) Canon

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Hardware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Optimisation
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) BitLocker
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (66.67%) UAG
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) AppSense
1 2 (66.67%) Canon
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Sophos
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago