The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 47 43 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.24% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 1.18% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £47.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-36.31% +46.15%
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 Swindon region.

Miscellaneous Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
120 85 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 28.50% 20.63% 34.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 63 81
Average daily rate £425 £380 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £220 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +48.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £23.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £23.75 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) VRRP
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) SSH
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) RIP
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) VRRP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
1 1 (33.33%) HSRP
1 1 (33.33%) GLBP
1 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Process Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Network Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCDP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) Brocade
1 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow