The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank - 20 22
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - 1.87% 1.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 4.76% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £146 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +17.18%
Computer Science
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
32 42 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 30.48% 39.25% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 37
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £146 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £12.05 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Support
2 1 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) MCTS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) ProCurve
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas