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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 49 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 21 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.46% 1.39% 2.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.97% 4.88% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 11
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £400 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £31.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+36.50% -33.68%
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
234 246 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.40% 28.54% 28.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 111 133
Median daily rate £423 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £281 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 12
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.38 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% +49.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £13.18 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.48 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Reading region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 June 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 47 (88.68%) Degree
2 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
3 20 (37.74%) Linux
4 19 (35.85%) Windows
5 16 (30.19%) DNS
6 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (28.30%) MCSE
6 15 (28.30%) PowerShell
7 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
7 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
8 12 (22.64%) Mentoring
8 12 (22.64%) HTTP
8 12 (22.64%) CSS
8 12 (22.64%) .NET
8 12 (22.64%) Internet
9 11 (20.75%) C#
9 11 (20.75%) C++
9 11 (20.75%) Web Services
9 11 (20.75%) VPN
9 11 (20.75%) Hyper-V
9 11 (20.75%) Data Centre
10 10 (18.87%) Presales
10 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (18.87%) Load Balancing
10 10 (18.87%) Telecoms
10 10 (18.87%) Python
10 10 (18.87%) XML
10 10 (18.87%) MCSD
11 9 (16.98%) VBScript
11 9 (16.98%) VB

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 5 (9.43%) nginx
2 4 (7.55%) Apache
2 4 (7.55%) JBoss
2 4 (7.55%) OpenStack
2 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.55%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.43%) Office 365
3 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.66%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (5.66%) HP Helion
5 1 (1.89%) IaaS
5 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.19%) DNS
2 12 (22.64%) HTTP
2 12 (22.64%) Internet
3 11 (20.75%) VPN
4 9 (16.98%) TCP/IP
5 8 (15.09%) DHCP
5 8 (15.09%) IPsec
5 8 (15.09%) IPv6
5 8 (15.09%) Software-Defined Networking
6 7 (13.21%) Firewall
6 7 (13.21%) LDAP
7 6 (11.32%) BGP
8 5 (9.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (9.43%) Kerberos
9 4 (7.55%) SMTP
9 4 (7.55%) SSL
10 3 (5.66%) MPLS
10 3 (5.66%) VoIP
11 2 (3.77%) 3G
11 2 (3.77%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database
2 5 (9.43%) Big Data
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.55%) MySQL
3 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.66%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.66%) Riak
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.77%) Datazen
5 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.89%) Redis
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Ant
1 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.66%) Maven
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (18.87%) Telecoms
2 8 (15.09%) Marketing
3 6 (11.32%) French Language
3 6 (11.32%) German Language
3 6 (11.32%) Spanish Language
4 5 (9.43%) Italian Language
5 4 (7.55%) Billing
5 4 (7.55%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (3.77%) Finance
7 1 (1.89%) Banking
7 1 (1.89%) Electronics
7 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Escalation Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Technical Support
7 4 (7.55%) Architect
7 4 (7.55%) DBA
7 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (5.66%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Cloud Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Designer
8 3 (5.66%) Linux Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Linux Support Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Big Data Developer
8 3 (5.66%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) .NET
1 12 (22.64%) CSS
2 11 (20.75%) Web Services
3 10 (18.87%) XML
4 4 (7.55%) LAMP
4 4 (7.55%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (7.55%) MCollective
4 4 (7.55%) Node.js
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (5.66%) ADO.NET
5 3 (5.66%) Django
5 3 (5.66%) Middleware
5 3 (5.66%) OAuth2
5 3 (5.66%) REST
5 3 (5.66%) RESTful
5 3 (5.66%) SAML
6 2 (3.77%) MAPI
6 2 (3.77%) OLE
6 2 (3.77%) OLE DB
6 2 (3.77%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.09%) Public Cloud
3 5 (9.43%) PKI
3 5 (9.43%) Private Cloud
4 4 (7.55%) Replication
5 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.77%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (3.77%) IVR
6 2 (3.77%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.77%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.89%) Handset
7 1 (1.89%) New Media
7 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Linux
2 19 (35.85%) Windows
3 13 (24.53%) Windows Server
4 7 (13.21%) Unix
5 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (11.32%) Ubuntu
6 4 (7.55%) Solaris
7 2 (3.77%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Mentoring
2 10 (18.87%) Load Balancing
2 10 (18.87%) Presales
3 9 (16.98%) High Availability
3 9 (16.98%) Software Testing
4 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
4 8 (15.09%) Workflow
5 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.21%) Process Improvement
5 7 (13.21%) Scrum
6 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (11.32%) Project Management
7 5 (9.43%) Migration
7 5 (9.43%) TDD
8 4 (7.55%) CRM
8 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
8 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.55%) SOA
8 4 (7.55%) Time Management
8 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) PowerShell
2 11 (20.75%) C#
2 11 (20.75%) C++
3 10 (18.87%) Python
4 9 (16.98%) VB
4 9 (16.98%) VBScript
5 8 (15.09%) C
6 5 (9.43%) Java
6 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.55%) Perl
7 4 (7.55%) SQL
7 4 (7.55%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.77%) R
8 2 (3.77%) Scala
8 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.89%) PHP
9 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (88.68%) Degree
2 15 (28.30%) MCSE
2 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (18.87%) MCSD
4 8 (15.09%) MCSA
5 5 (9.43%) CISSP
6 2 (3.77%) CEH
6 2 (3.77%) CISM
6 2 (3.77%) OCP
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (3.77%) SANS
7 1 (1.89%) MCAD
7 1 (1.89%) MCPD
7 1 (1.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) Hyper-V
2 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.55%) qmail
3 4 (7.55%) Squid
4 2 (3.77%) ISA Server
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.77%) UAG
4 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.89%) NFS
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.89%) vSphere
5 1 (1.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (11.32%) Nagios
3 4 (7.55%) Cacti
3 4 (7.55%) collectd
3 4 (7.55%) Data Guard
3 4 (7.55%) Ganglia
3 4 (7.55%) Graphite
3 4 (7.55%) logstash
3 4 (7.55%) Puppet
3 4 (7.55%) ZABBIX
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (3.77%) Perfmon
4 2 (3.77%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.77%) WSUS
5 1 (1.89%) SCOM
5 1 (1.89%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.89%) Simpana
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.98%) Oracle
3 7 (13.21%) VMware
4 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
4 6 (11.32%) Splunk
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco
5 3 (5.66%) HP
6 2 (3.77%) Citrix
6 2 (3.77%) Dell
6 2 (3.77%) EMC
6 2 (3.77%) F5
6 2 (3.77%) Informatica
6 2 (3.77%) NetApp
6 2 (3.77%) Remedy
6 2 (3.77%) Sybase
6 2 (3.77%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.89%) Facebook
7 1 (1.89%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.89%) SAP
7 1 (1.89%) Twitter