The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South Yorkshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank - 33 35
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.66% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.13% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
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 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -7.80%
Miscellaneous Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
79 64 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 25.00% 21.12% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 34 33
Average daily rate £350 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £165 £185
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 10 12 4
Average hourly rate £15.19 £32.50 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.25% +46.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.30 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £173.50 £44.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
Computer Science
Yorkshire

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Barnsley - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 6
Computer Science
Yorkshire

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Foglight
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Foglight
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) BMC