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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 31 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.38% 1.64% 2.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.17% 5.19% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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- £289 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £35.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-13.28% +25.43%
Computer Science
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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 Slough region.

Miscellaneous Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
96 77 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 33.10% 31.56% 25.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 41 36
Average daily rate £344 £313 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £493 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
Average hourly rate £17.22 £20.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.90% +56.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Slough region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Computer Science Hourly Rate Histogram in Slough

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 14 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 4 (28.57%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) QA
4 3 (21.43%) WCF
4 3 (21.43%) WPF
4 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (21.43%) IIS
4 3 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) J2EE
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Electronics
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
5 2 (14.29%) Replication
5 2 (14.29%) WiMAX
5 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3 (21.43%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) RoboHelp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (14.29%) Wireless
2 2 (14.29%) WiMAX
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) 3G
2 2 (14.29%) LTE
2 2 (14.29%) 4G
3 1 (7.14%) UMTS
3 1 (7.14%) IPv4
3 1 (7.14%) IPv6
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Electronics
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Applications Support
1 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) DBA
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Junior
2 2 (14.29%) Information Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 2 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Writer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Author
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Author
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) J2EE
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
1 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
1 3 (21.43%) WCF
1 3 (21.43%) WPF
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) Replication
3 2 (14.29%) Informatics
4 1 (7.14%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) OO
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security
2 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) SIEM
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.14%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) OOD
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
1 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
1 3 (21.43%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) C
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle