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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 27 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.02% 0.80% 1.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.39% 2.63% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
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£375 £290 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +34.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -38.68%
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 Slough region.

Miscellaneous Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
79 76 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 26.51% 30.40% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 47 34
Average daily rate £385 £438 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.05% +43.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £226 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Slough region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 January 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Project Management
2 10 (50.00%) MVC
3 9 (45.00%) Hibernate
3 9 (45.00%) Management Information System
3 9 (45.00%) OO
3 9 (45.00%) IIS
3 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (45.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) VB.NET
3 9 (45.00%) .NET
3 9 (45.00%) J2EE
3 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 9 (45.00%) QA
3 9 (45.00%) WCF
3 9 (45.00%) WPF
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (30.00%) HTML
4 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) VBScript
4 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) Information Security
5 5 (25.00%) Firewall
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 9 (45.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (30.00%) .NET Applications Developer
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
1 6 (30.00%) Applications Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Information Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.00%) DBA
5 2 (10.00%) SQL DBA
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Web Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support
6 1 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Hibernate
1 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
1 9 (45.00%) J2EE
1 9 (45.00%) WCF
1 9 (45.00%) WPF
2 6 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.00%) LAMP
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (45.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (20.00%) Informatics
4 2 (10.00%) Replication
5 1 (5.00%) iSeries
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Project Management
1 10 (50.00%) MVC
2 9 (45.00%) OO
3 5 (25.00%) Information Security
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) High Availability
7 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.00%) SIEM
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Modelling
7 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) VB.NET
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) VBScript
3 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) GSEC
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) QA
2 4 (20.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
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