The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 51 65 41
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -24
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 11 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.45% 0.72% 3.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.21% 2.33% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 14
Median daily rate £388 £558 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.49% +76.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £558 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £34.20 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -28.00%
Computer Science
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
211 300 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.76% 30.93% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 202 127
Median daily rate £400 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 10
Median hourly rate £23.50 £14.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.32% -15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.92 £12.79 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.46 £112.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.58 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.46% +3.05%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Reading region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 33 (86.84%) Degree
2 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
3 18 (47.37%) PowerShell
4 16 (42.11%) Windows
4 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
5 15 (39.47%) C++
5 15 (39.47%) .NET
6 14 (36.84%) C#
7 13 (34.21%) VBScript
8 12 (31.58%) DNS
9 11 (28.95%) VPN
9 11 (28.95%) Linux
9 11 (28.95%) MCSE
9 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V
9 11 (28.95%) Presales
9 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
10 10 (26.32%) Mentoring
10 10 (26.32%) Office 365
10 10 (26.32%) Load Balancing
10 10 (26.32%) Internet
11 9 (23.68%) Web Services
11 9 (23.68%) VB
11 9 (23.68%) HTTP
11 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
11 9 (23.68%) French Language
11 9 (23.68%) German Language
11 9 (23.68%) Spanish Language
11 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
12 8 (21.05%) Public Cloud

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Office 365
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.89%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (7.89%) HP Helion
4 1 (2.63%) IaaS
4 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) DNS
2 11 (28.95%) VPN
3 10 (26.32%) Internet
4 9 (23.68%) HTTP
4 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
5 8 (21.05%) DHCP
5 8 (21.05%) IPsec
5 8 (21.05%) IPv6
5 8 (21.05%) Software-Defined Networking
6 6 (15.79%) BGP
7 3 (7.89%) Firewall
7 3 (7.89%) Kerberos
7 3 (7.89%) LDAP
8 2 (5.26%) LAN
8 2 (5.26%) MPLS
8 2 (5.26%) Network Security
8 2 (5.26%) PBX
8 2 (5.26%) VoIP
8 2 (5.26%) WAN
8 2 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (2.63%) Power BI
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) FitNesse
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (23.68%) French Language
1 9 (23.68%) German Language
1 9 (23.68%) Spanish Language
2 8 (21.05%) Italian Language
3 7 (18.42%) Marketing
4 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
5 4 (10.53%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (7.89%) Finance
7 1 (2.63%) Billing
7 1 (2.63%) Electronics
7 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Support Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Escalation Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Designer
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Designer
5 3 (7.89%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (5.26%) DBA
6 2 (5.26%) Development Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Escalation Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Support
6 2 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.26%) Support Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) .NET
2 9 (23.68%) Web Services
3 8 (21.05%) CSS
3 8 (21.05%) XML
4 7 (18.42%) MAPI
4 7 (18.42%) Node.js
5 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
6 3 (7.89%) Middleware
6 3 (7.89%) OAuth2
6 3 (7.89%) SAML
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (5.26%) REST
8 1 (2.63%) ADO.NET
8 1 (2.63%) DCOM
8 1 (2.63%) HTML
8 1 (2.63%) HTML5
8 1 (2.63%) Velocity
8 1 (2.63%) WCF
8 1 (2.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 8 (21.05%) Public Cloud
3 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.53%) Private Cloud
5 3 (7.89%) PKI
6 2 (5.26%) IVR
6 2 (5.26%) Replication
7 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.63%) Digital TV
7 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.63%) Handset
7 1 (2.63%) MPEG
7 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.63%) STB
7 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
3 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (15.79%) Ubuntu
4 4 (10.53%) Unix
5 1 (2.63%) AIX
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Presales
2 10 (26.32%) Load Balancing
2 10 (26.32%) Mentoring
3 7 (18.42%) Process Improvement
3 7 (18.42%) Software Testing
3 7 (18.42%) Workflow
4 6 (15.79%) Memory Management
5 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 4 (10.53%) Scrum
5 4 (10.53%) SOA
5 4 (10.53%) Time Management
6 3 (7.89%) B2B
6 3 (7.89%) B2C
6 3 (7.89%) High Availability
6 3 (7.89%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) PowerShell
2 15 (39.47%) C++
3 14 (36.84%) C#
4 13 (34.21%) VBScript
5 9 (23.68%) VB
6 7 (18.42%) C
7 6 (15.79%) VB.NET
8 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
9 3 (7.89%) SQL
10 1 (2.63%) Python
10 1 (2.63%) Ruby
10 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (86.84%) Degree
2 11 (28.95%) MCSE
2 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (21.05%) MCSA
3 8 (21.05%) MCSD
4 2 (5.26%) CEH
4 2 (5.26%) CISM
4 2 (5.26%) CISSP
4 2 (5.26%) SANS
5 1 (2.63%) MCAD
5 1 (2.63%) MCP
5 1 (2.63%) MCPD
5 1 (2.63%) MCTS
5 1 (2.63%) OCP
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V
2 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.26%) Data Guard
2 2 (5.26%) Perfmon
2 2 (5.26%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.63%) Nagios
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.89%) HP
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) Cadence
5 1 (2.63%) Dell
5 1 (2.63%) EMC
5 1 (2.63%) F5
5 1 (2.63%) Informatica
5 1 (2.63%) Juniper
5 1 (2.63%) NetApp
5 1 (2.63%) NetScout
5 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) Splunk
5 1 (2.63%) TIBCO