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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 63 74 78
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 55 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.90% 0.61% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.62% 1.94% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 5 0
Median daily rate £330 £355 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £7.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +17.18%
Computer Science
England

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
572 309 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 40.54% 31.47% 40.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 178 208
Median daily rate £375 £340 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -17.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £232 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 29
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £13.20 £9.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £28.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +16.41%

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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 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
Tyne and Wear +6 51 £330 -7.04%
Durham +6 4 £383 - 1
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 North East region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 123 (98.40%) Degree
2 84 (67.20%) Windows
2 84 (67.20%) Microsoft
3 69 (55.20%) Active Directory
4 66 (52.80%) Windows Server
5 55 (44.00%) ITIL
6 54 (43.20%) Security Cleared
7 52 (41.60%) HP
8 45 (36.00%) SC Cleared
9 43 (34.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 42 (33.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 39 (31.20%) DHCP
12 38 (30.40%) MCSE
13 35 (28.00%) DNS
13 35 (28.00%) BPSS Clearance
13 35 (28.00%) Disclosure Scotland
14 34 (27.20%) Windows Server 2003
15 33 (26.40%) Citrix
16 31 (24.80%) PowerShell
16 31 (24.80%) VMware
17 30 (24.00%) Skype for Business
17 30 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
17 30 (24.00%) Service Delivery
17 30 (24.00%) MS Exchange
18 28 (22.40%) Unix
18 28 (22.40%) Windows Server 2012
19 26 (20.80%) Project Management
20 24 (19.20%) MS Excel
21 23 (18.40%) Oracle
21 23 (18.40%) Microsoft App-V

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 30 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 30 (24.00%) MS Exchange
1 30 (24.00%) Skype for Business
2 21 (16.80%) Exchange Server 2013
2 21 (16.80%) SharePoint
3 16 (12.80%) WebLogic
4 15 (12.00%) OpenStack
5 14 (11.20%) IIS
5 14 (11.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (8.00%) Office Communications Server
7 6 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (4.80%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (4.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.60%) AquaLogic
8 2 (1.60%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.60%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.60%) Tuxedo
8 2 (1.60%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (19.20%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (31.20%) DHCP
2 35 (28.00%) DNS
3 21 (16.80%) Skype
4 5 (4.00%) Internet
4 5 (4.00%) Intranet
5 4 (3.20%) Firewall
5 4 (3.20%) WAN
6 3 (2.40%) BIG-IP
6 3 (2.40%) LAN
6 3 (2.40%) Wireless
7 2 (1.60%) 3G
7 2 (1.60%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.60%) LDAP
7 2 (1.60%) SSL
7 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.60%) VPN
7 2 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.60%) X.500
8 1 (0.80%) FTP
8 1 (0.80%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (5.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.20%) OLAP
4 4 (3.20%) OLAP Cube
4 4 (3.20%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.20%) SAP BW
4 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.60%) MySQL
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.80%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.80%) DTS
7 1 (0.80%) QlikView
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (2.40%) MSI
2 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (5.60%) Finance
2 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.60%) Advertising
3 2 (1.60%) French Language
3 2 (1.60%) German Language
3 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (10.40%) Support Engineer
2 10 (8.00%) Support Specialist
3 9 (7.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (7.20%) Office 365 Specialist
4 8 (6.40%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (5.60%) Consultant
5 7 (5.60%) Developer
5 7 (5.60%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 6 (4.80%) Messaging Engineer
7 5 (4.00%) Messaging Support
7 5 (4.00%) Mobility Engineer
7 5 (4.00%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.20%) Mobility Specialist
8 4 (3.20%) Support Consultant
9 3 (2.40%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (2.40%) Administrator
9 3 (2.40%) Architect
9 3 (2.40%) Graduate
9 3 (2.40%) Unix Engineer
9 3 (2.40%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.20%) Middleware
2 8 (6.40%) .NET
3 7 (5.60%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.60%) Ajax
4 2 (1.60%) CSS
4 2 (1.60%) CSS3
4 2 (1.60%) HTML
4 2 (1.60%) HTML5
4 2 (1.60%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (1.60%) J2EE
4 2 (1.60%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (0.80%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.80%) ISPF
5 1 (0.80%) JSON
5 1 (0.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.60%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.20%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.80%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.80%) Mainframe
4 6 (4.80%) Visualisation
5 5 (4.00%) AS400
5 5 (4.00%) Tandem
5 5 (4.00%) User Experience
6 4 (3.20%) Clustering
6 4 (3.20%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.40%) Replication
8 2 (1.60%) CESG
8 2 (1.60%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.60%) PKI
8 2 (1.60%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.60%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.60%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.80%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 84 (67.20%) Windows
2 66 (52.80%) Windows Server
3 42 (33.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (27.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (22.40%) Unix
5 28 (22.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (16.00%) AIX
6 20 (16.00%) Solaris
7 15 (12.00%) Android
7 15 (12.00%) Apple iOS
8 14 (11.20%) Linux
9 7 (5.60%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (4.00%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.60%) OS/390
11 2 (1.60%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.80%) HPUX
12 1 (0.80%) MVS
12 1 (0.80%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.80%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.00%) ITIL
2 30 (24.00%) Service Delivery
3 26 (20.80%) Project Management
4 23 (18.40%) Incident Management
5 18 (14.40%) Root Cause Analysis
6 17 (13.60%) Migration
7 16 (12.80%) Problem Management
7 16 (12.80%) QMS
8 15 (12.00%) Change Management
8 15 (12.00%) Quality Management
8 15 (12.00%) Release Management
8 15 (12.00%) Software Delivery
9 14 (11.20%) Business Continuity
9 14 (11.20%) Load Balancing
9 14 (11.20%) SOA
10 10 (8.00%) ITSM
11 9 (7.20%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 9 (7.20%) Validation
12 8 (6.40%) Application Packaging
13 7 (5.60%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.80%) PowerShell
2 15 (12.00%) SQL
3 8 (6.40%) T-SQL
3 8 (6.40%) VB
4 7 (5.60%) VBScript
5 6 (4.80%) Java
6 5 (4.00%) Perl
7 3 (2.40%) C
7 3 (2.40%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.40%) Python
8 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.60%) C++
8 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.80%) C-shell
9 1 (0.80%) JCL
9 1 (0.80%) Korn
9 1 (0.80%) PHP
9 1 (0.80%) REXX
Qualifications
1 123 (98.40%) Degree
2 54 (43.20%) Security Cleared
3 45 (36.00%) SC Cleared
4 43 (34.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (30.40%) MCSE
6 35 (28.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (6.40%) CCNP
7 8 (6.40%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (5.60%) MCP
9 6 (4.80%) MCDBA
10 5 (4.00%) CCNA
11 2 (1.60%) CCDP
11 2 (1.60%) CCIE
11 2 (1.60%) CCIP
11 2 (1.60%) HP ASE
11 2 (1.60%) HP MASE
11 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.60%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.60%) JNCIE
11 2 (1.60%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (28.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (12.80%) SLA
3 13 (10.40%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.80%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 69 (55.20%) Active Directory
2 23 (18.40%) Microsoft App-V
3 22 (17.60%) XenApp
4 20 (16.00%) XenDesktop
4 20 (16.00%) XenServer
5 17 (13.60%) Hyper-V
6 11 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (4.00%) vSphere
8 1 (0.80%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.80%) Samba
8 1 (0.80%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 16 (12.80%) SCCM
2 14 (11.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (7.20%) AirWatch
3 9 (7.20%) XenMobile
4 7 (5.60%) EdgeSight
4 7 (5.60%) SafeCom
5 5 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (3.20%) OpenView
7 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.60%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.60%) OVPA
9 1 (0.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.80%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 84 (67.20%) Microsoft
2 52 (41.60%) HP
3 33 (26.40%) Citrix
4 31 (24.80%) VMware
5 23 (18.40%) Oracle
6 22 (17.60%) AppSense
6 22 (17.60%) SAP
7 17 (13.60%) ServiceNow
8 14 (11.20%) CA
9 8 (6.40%) ThinPrint
10 6 (4.80%) Trend Micro
11 5 (4.00%) Intel Security
11 5 (4.00%) Lumension
11 5 (4.00%) Symantec
12 3 (2.40%) Aruba
12 3 (2.40%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.40%) Cisco
12 3 (2.40%) F5
12 3 (2.40%) IBM
12 3 (2.40%) Riverbed