The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
England / North East
Rank 72 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 13 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.46% 1.11% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.45% 3.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 0
Median daily rate £330 £389 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +74.27%

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

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
292 303 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 32.88% 33.59% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 204 98
Median daily rate £394 £375 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 7
Median hourly rate £10.17 £19.50 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.87% +65.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.48 £10.74 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £20.60 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the North East region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
Tyne and Wear -4 13 £330 -15.15% 5
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 North East region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 61 (95.31%) Degree
2 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 34 (53.13%) Active Directory
3 31 (48.44%) Windows
4 30 (46.88%) Security Cleared
5 29 (45.31%) HP
5 29 (45.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (42.19%) Windows Server
7 25 (39.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (39.06%) MCSE
8 23 (35.94%) PowerShell
9 22 (34.38%) SC Cleared
9 22 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (32.81%) MS Excel
11 20 (31.25%) MS Exchange
11 20 (31.25%) Skype for Business
11 20 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
12 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (26.56%) Migration
13 17 (26.56%) Office 365
13 17 (26.56%) Exchange Server 2013
13 17 (26.56%) Skype
14 16 (25.00%) SharePoint
14 16 (25.00%) ITIL
15 14 (21.88%) OpenStack
15 14 (21.88%) Load Balancing
16 11 (17.19%) DNS
16 11 (17.19%) CCNP
16 11 (17.19%) Cisco Certification
17 10 (15.63%) CheckPoint

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 20 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 20 (31.25%) MS Exchange
1 20 (31.25%) Skype for Business
2 17 (26.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 14 (21.88%) OpenStack
5 7 (10.94%) IIS
6 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (9.38%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.56%) AquaLogic
8 1 (1.56%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.56%) Tuxedo
8 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (32.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.56%) Skype
2 11 (17.19%) DNS
3 10 (15.63%) BIG-IP
3 10 (15.63%) Firewall
3 10 (15.63%) LAN
3 10 (15.63%) WAN
3 10 (15.63%) Wireless
4 9 (14.06%) DHCP
5 3 (4.69%) Internet
5 3 (4.69%) Intranet
6 2 (3.13%) Kerberos
6 2 (3.13%) LDAP
6 2 (3.13%) X.500
7 1 (1.56%) 3G
7 1 (1.56%) HTTP
7 1 (1.56%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.56%) Network Security
7 1 (1.56%) SSL
7 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.25%) OLAP
2 4 (6.25%) OLAP Cube
2 4 (6.25%) QlikView
2 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.25%) SAP BW
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.56%) Big Data
3 1 (1.56%) DTS
General
1 10 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (14.06%) Office 365 Specialist
2 8 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Messaging Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Consultant
5 4 (6.25%) Mobility Specialist
6 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Management Specialist
6 3 (4.69%) Graduate
6 3 (4.69%) Mobility Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Architect
7 2 (3.13%) CSS Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (3.13%) HTML Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Lync Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Messaging Specialist
7 2 (3.13%) Messaging Support
7 2 (3.13%) Support Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) .NET
2 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.13%) Ajax
3 2 (3.13%) CSS
3 2 (3.13%) CSS3
3 2 (3.13%) HTML
3 2 (3.13%) HTML5
3 2 (3.13%) Middleware
3 2 (3.13%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.56%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.56%) J2EE
4 1 (1.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
1 7 (10.94%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.69%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.13%) PKI
3 2 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (1.56%) AS400
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.56%) Statistics
4 1 (1.56%) Tandem
4 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 31 (48.44%) Windows
2 27 (42.19%) Windows Server
3 25 (39.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (14.06%) Android
6 9 (14.06%) Apple iOS
7 7 (10.94%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (6.25%) Linux
8 4 (6.25%) Unix
9 3 (4.69%) Solaris
10 1 (1.56%) AIX
10 1 (1.56%) OS/390
10 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Migration
2 16 (25.00%) ITIL
3 14 (21.88%) Load Balancing
4 10 (15.63%) Network Design
5 9 (14.06%) ITSM
6 8 (12.50%) Application Packaging
6 8 (12.50%) Service Management
7 7 (10.94%) Project Management
8 6 (9.38%) Analytics
9 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.25%) Change Control
10 4 (6.25%) Data Governance
10 4 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
10 4 (6.25%) ETL
10 4 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
10 4 (6.25%) Process Improvement
10 4 (6.25%) Software Delivery
11 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.94%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.81%) SQL
3 4 (6.25%) VB
4 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.13%) C
5 2 (3.13%) Java
5 2 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 61 (95.31%) Degree
2 30 (46.88%) Security Cleared
3 29 (45.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (39.06%) MCSE
5 22 (34.38%) SC Cleared
6 11 (17.19%) CCNP
6 11 (17.19%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (14.06%) CCDP
7 9 (14.06%) CCIE
7 9 (14.06%) CCIP
7 9 (14.06%) CCSA
7 9 (14.06%) CCSE
7 9 (14.06%) HP ASE
7 9 (14.06%) HP MASE
7 9 (14.06%) JNCIA
7 9 (14.06%) JNCIE
8 3 (4.69%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (4.69%) MCP
9 2 (3.13%) MCTS
10 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 34 (53.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (7.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.25%) XenApp
5 3 (4.69%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.69%) XenServer
6 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (1.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) FortiGate
2 7 (10.94%) AirWatch
3 5 (7.81%) SCCM
4 4 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 29 (45.31%) HP
3 10 (15.63%) Aruba
3 10 (15.63%) CheckPoint
3 10 (15.63%) Cisco
3 10 (15.63%) F5
3 10 (15.63%) Fortinet
3 10 (15.63%) Riverbed
4 9 (14.06%) Juniper
5 5 (7.81%) AppSense
5 5 (7.81%) Citrix
5 5 (7.81%) SAP
5 5 (7.81%) VMware
6 2 (3.13%) IronPort
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle
6 2 (3.13%) Trend Micro
7 1 (1.56%) Axway
7 1 (1.56%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.56%) Zuora