The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 94 104 97
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 29 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.29% 0.44% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.55% 1.62% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 6
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£348 £350 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% -4.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £315 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £371 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £34.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +19.29%
Computer Science
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
637 556 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 28.39% 27.42% 26.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 342 279
Average daily rate £380 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £240 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 50
Average hourly rate £22.50 £41.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.12% +36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.53 £21.54 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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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
Hook +9 16 £333 -4.78%
Southampton -10 3 - - 9
Farnborough -8 2 - - 2
Andover +5 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Computer Science
South East

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 43 (86.00%) Degree
2 20 (40.00%) Windows
3 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
4 16 (32.00%) Validation
5 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
6 13 (26.00%) Linux
7 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
7 12 (24.00%) HP
7 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (22.00%) ITIL
8 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
9 8 (16.00%) Project Management
9 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
10 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
10 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (14.00%) C
10 7 (14.00%) .NET
10 7 (14.00%) VMware
11 6 (12.00%) C#
11 6 (12.00%) C++
11 6 (12.00%) HTML
11 6 (12.00%) JSP
11 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (12.00%) JSP 440
11 6 (12.00%) Military
12 5 (10.00%) JIRA
12 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (10.00%) ITIL V3
12 5 (10.00%) Mentoring

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.00%) Confluence
2 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.00%) Drupal
3 1 (2.00%) Node.js
3 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Office
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Internet
1 4 (8.00%) LAN
1 4 (8.00%) WAN
2 3 (6.00%) NAS
2 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.00%) IPsec
3 2 (4.00%) SAN
3 2 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.00%) FTP
4 1 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.00%) DVB
4 1 (2.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.00%) Gerrit
2 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (12.00%) Military
2 5 (10.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Developer
3 4 (8.00%) Consultant
3 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (8.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (8.00%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Change Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) .NET
2 6 (12.00%) HTML
2 6 (12.00%) JSP
3 5 (10.00%) XML
4 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (8.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (6.00%) CSS
5 3 (6.00%) XSL
6 2 (4.00%) Web Services
6 2 (4.00%) HTML5
6 2 (4.00%) Software Packaging
6 2 (4.00%) Application Packaging
7 1 (2.00%) React
7 1 (2.00%) JSON
7 1 (2.00%) jQuery
7 1 (2.00%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.00%) CSS3
7 1 (2.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) Replication
2 2 (4.00%) Clustering
2 2 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (4.00%) Wiki
2 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.00%) RMADS
3 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.00%) MPEG
3 1 (2.00%) STB
3 1 (2.00%) CESG
3 1 (2.00%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Windows
2 13 (26.00%) Linux
3 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.00%) Solaris
5 2 (4.00%) SUSE
5 2 (4.00%) UNIX
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.00%) CentOS
5 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Validation
2 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) ITIL
4 8 (16.00%) Project Management
4 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.00%) MVC
6 3 (6.00%) Requirements Management
6 3 (6.00%) Workflow
6 3 (6.00%) Change Management
7 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.00%) Process Management
7 2 (4.00%) Service Management
7 2 (4.00%) Information Security
7 2 (4.00%) Scrum
7 2 (4.00%) Migration
7 2 (4.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (14.00%) C
3 6 (12.00%) C#
3 6 (12.00%) C++
4 4 (8.00%) VBScript
4 4 (8.00%) Embedded C
4 4 (8.00%) Python
5 3 (6.00%) PHP
5 3 (6.00%) SQL
6 2 (4.00%) Perl
6 2 (4.00%) Java
7 1 (2.00%) Groovy
7 1 (2.00%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (86.00%) Degree
2 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.00%) MCSE
6 3 (6.00%) MCP
7 2 (4.00%) MCSA
7 2 (4.00%) CISSP
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (4.00%) CCNA
7 2 (4.00%) MCITP
7 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
8 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.00%) CCNP
8 1 (2.00%) HNC
8 1 (2.00%) HND
8 1 (2.00%) GIAC
8 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.00%) GCIA
8 1 (2.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) JSP 440
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.00%) NFS
5 2 (4.00%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.00%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.00%) vSphere
6 1 (2.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (6.00%) SCCM
3 2 (4.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.00%) Netcool
3 2 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.00%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) HP
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) Citrix
5 2 (4.00%) Altiris
5 2 (4.00%) AppSense
5 2 (4.00%) NetApp
5 2 (4.00%) Veritas
5 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.00%) McAfee
5 2 (4.00%) Sun
6 1 (2.00%) Facebook
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco
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