The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 28 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.80% 3.21% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.63% 12.05% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate £450 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +10.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.40 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £28.69 £27.38
% change year-on-year
+74.27% +4.80%
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 Slough region.

Miscellaneous Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
76 83 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 30.28% 26.60% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 50 46
Average daily rate £390 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.40 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% -47.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £14.32 £40.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.00 £30.48 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) SS7
2 3 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Sybase
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) GPRS
2 3 (50.00%) UMTS
2 3 (50.00%) WCDMA
2 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) GSM
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) CDMA
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) H.323
4 1 (16.67%) Android Development
4 1 (16.67%) Android Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) GGSN
4 1 (16.67%) SGSN
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) HIPAA

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 3 (50.00%) GPRS
1 3 (50.00%) SS7
1 3 (50.00%) UMTS
1 3 (50.00%) WCDMA
2 2 (33.33%) CDMA
2 2 (33.33%) GSM
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) H.323
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) MGCP
3 1 (16.67%) NGN
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Android Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) OpenCL
1 1 (16.67%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Android Development
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
1 1 (16.67%) Data Security
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CCDA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) HIPAA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
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