The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank - - 32
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - - 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -13.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Miscellaneous Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
58 52 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 28.02% 21.40% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 32
Average daily rate £275 £320 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -16.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £140 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.30 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £44.60 £28.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware