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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
England / North East
Rank 79 72 59
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 17 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.70% 0.78% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.82% 2.31% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 0
Median daily rate £323 £355 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.15% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +49.00%

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
353 303 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 35.30% 33.97% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 185 129
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 9
Median hourly rate £29.00 £24.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +84.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -12 17 £323 -9.15% 5
Computer Science
England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 73 (97.33%) Degree
2 40 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 37 (49.33%) HP
3 37 (49.33%) Windows
4 36 (48.00%) Active Directory
5 35 (46.67%) Security Cleared
6 32 (42.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (42.67%) Windows Server
7 28 (37.33%) MCSE
8 27 (36.00%) SC Cleared
9 26 (34.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (32.00%) PowerShell
11 23 (30.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (29.33%) ITIL
13 21 (28.00%) MS Excel
13 21 (28.00%) MS Exchange
13 21 (28.00%) Skype for Business
13 21 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 18 (24.00%) Office 365
14 18 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
14 18 (24.00%) Skype
14 18 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (22.67%) Migration
15 17 (22.67%) SharePoint
16 15 (20.00%) OpenStack
17 14 (18.67%) Load Balancing
18 13 (17.33%) DNS
19 12 (16.00%) Project Management
20 11 (14.67%) DHCP
21 10 (13.33%) Cisco Certification

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 21 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 21 (28.00%) MS Exchange
1 21 (28.00%) Skype for Business
2 18 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (22.67%) SharePoint
4 15 (20.00%) OpenStack
5 7 (9.33%) IIS
5 7 (9.33%) Office Communications Server
6 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (6.67%) WebLogic
8 4 (5.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.33%) AquaLogic
10 1 (1.33%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.33%) Tuxedo
10 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
10 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.00%) Skype
2 13 (17.33%) DNS
3 11 (14.67%) DHCP
4 9 (12.00%) BIG-IP
4 9 (12.00%) Firewall
4 9 (12.00%) LAN
4 9 (12.00%) WAN
4 9 (12.00%) Wireless
5 4 (5.33%) Internet
5 4 (5.33%) Intranet
6 2 (2.67%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.67%) LDAP
6 2 (2.67%) X.500
7 1 (1.33%) 3G
7 1 (1.33%) HTTP
7 1 (1.33%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.33%) Network Security
7 1 (1.33%) SSL
7 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.33%) OLAP
2 4 (5.33%) OLAP Cube
2 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.33%) SAP BW
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.33%) DTS
3 1 (1.33%) QlikView
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) French Language
3 2 (2.67%) German Language
3 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (12.00%) Office 365 Specialist
2 7 (9.33%) Developer
2 7 (9.33%) Network Engineer
3 5 (6.67%) Consultant
3 5 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (5.33%) Architect
4 4 (5.33%) Mobility Specialist
5 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Management Specialist
5 3 (4.00%) Graduate
5 3 (4.00%) Mobility Engineer
5 3 (4.00%) Support Consultant
5 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (2.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (2.67%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (2.67%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (2.67%) Lync Engineer
6 2 (2.67%) Messaging Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) .NET
2 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.00%) Middleware
4 2 (2.67%) Ajax
4 2 (2.67%) CSS
4 2 (2.67%) CSS3
4 2 (2.67%) HTML
4 2 (2.67%) HTML5
4 2 (2.67%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.33%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.33%) J2EE
5 1 (1.33%) JSON
5 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.33%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.67%) PKI
5 2 (2.67%) Replication
5 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.33%) AS400
6 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.33%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.33%) Tandem
6 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.33%) User Experience
6 1 (1.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 37 (49.33%) Windows
2 32 (42.67%) Windows Server
3 26 (34.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (30.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (13.33%) Android
6 10 (13.33%) Apple iOS
7 9 (12.00%) Unix
8 8 (10.67%) Solaris
9 7 (9.33%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (8.00%) AIX
11 5 (6.67%) Linux
12 1 (1.33%) HPUX
12 1 (1.33%) OS/390
12 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) ITIL
2 17 (22.67%) Migration
3 14 (18.67%) Load Balancing
4 12 (16.00%) Project Management
5 10 (13.33%) ITSM
6 9 (12.00%) Network Design
7 8 (10.67%) Application Packaging
8 7 (9.33%) Service Management
9 6 (8.00%) Incident Management
9 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.67%) Analytics
10 5 (6.67%) Change Control
10 5 (6.67%) Process Improvement
10 5 (6.67%) QMS
10 5 (6.67%) Quality Management
10 5 (6.67%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.33%) Change Management
11 4 (5.33%) ETL
11 4 (5.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.33%) SQL
3 5 (6.67%) Java
4 4 (5.33%) VB
5 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.00%) Perl
5 3 (4.00%) Python
6 2 (2.67%) C
7 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.33%) C++
7 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 73 (97.33%) Degree
2 35 (46.67%) Security Cleared
3 32 (42.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (37.33%) MCSE
5 27 (36.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (13.33%) CCNP
6 10 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (10.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (10.67%) CCDP
7 8 (10.67%) CCIE
7 8 (10.67%) CCIP
7 8 (10.67%) CCSA
7 8 (10.67%) CCSE
7 8 (10.67%) HP ASE
7 8 (10.67%) HP MASE
7 8 (10.67%) JNCIA
7 8 (10.67%) JNCIE
8 3 (4.00%) MCP
9 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 36 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (5.33%) XenApp
4 3 (4.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.00%) XenServer
5 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) FortiGate
2 7 (9.33%) AirWatch
3 5 (6.67%) SCCM
4 4 (5.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.67%) OVPA
6 1 (1.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 40 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 37 (49.33%) HP
3 9 (12.00%) Aruba
3 9 (12.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (12.00%) Cisco
3 9 (12.00%) F5
3 9 (12.00%) Fortinet
3 9 (12.00%) Riverbed
4 8 (10.67%) Juniper
5 6 (8.00%) Oracle
5 6 (8.00%) SAP
6 5 (6.67%) AppSense
6 5 (6.67%) Citrix
6 5 (6.67%) ServiceNow
6 5 (6.67%) VMware
7 4 (5.33%) CA
8 3 (4.00%) Trend Micro
9 2 (2.67%) IronPort
10 1 (1.33%) Axway
10 1 (1.33%) Fujitsu