The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 58 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 7 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.90% 0.71% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.30% 2.98% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
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£450 £550 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £395 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £565 £440
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 £39.25 £47.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-17.36% +53.22%
Computer Science
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
212 168 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 27.32% 23.93% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 105 102
Average daily rate £413 £368 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £165 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £12.42 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £23.88 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Computer Science Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Swindon - 5 £450 - 1
Malmesbury - 2 - -
Computer Science
South West

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) Information Security
3 6 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (55.56%) Spanning Tree
4 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
4 5 (55.56%) 802.1X
4 5 (55.56%) F5
4 5 (55.56%) Capacity Management
4 5 (55.56%) HSRP
4 5 (55.56%) GLBP
4 5 (55.56%) Wireless
4 5 (55.56%) SSH
4 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
4 5 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (55.56%) BGP
4 5 (55.56%) VRRP
4 5 (55.56%) CISSP
4 5 (55.56%) Juniper
4 5 (55.56%) MPLS
4 5 (55.56%) OSPF
4 5 (55.56%) DHCP
4 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
4 5 (55.56%) RIP
4 5 (55.56%) SNMP
4 5 (55.56%) MS Visio
4 5 (55.56%) LAN
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco
5 4 (44.44%) CCIE
5 4 (44.44%) SSL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 5 (55.56%) MS Visio
1 5 (55.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Wireless
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) SSH
2 5 (55.56%) DHCP
2 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
2 5 (55.56%) RIP
2 5 (55.56%) SNMP
2 5 (55.56%) MPLS
2 5 (55.56%) OSPF
2 5 (55.56%) BGP
2 5 (55.56%) VRRP
2 5 (55.56%) HSRP
2 5 (55.56%) GLBP
2 5 (55.56%) Spanning Tree
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) SSL
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Architect
2 5 (55.56%) Security Architect
3 2 (22.22%) IT Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
3 2 (22.22%) IT Security Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) IT Security Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Security Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL Process Owner
4 1 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) 802.1X
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Streams
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security
1 6 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (55.56%) Capacity Management
2 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
3 4 (44.44%) Time Management
3 4 (44.44%) Network Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) OWASP
4 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Network Management
4 2 (22.22%) SIEM
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) Network Design
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) CISSP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) CCIE
4 3 (33.33%) JNCIE
5 2 (22.22%) GWAPT
5 2 (22.22%) OSCP
5 2 (22.22%) OSCE
6 1 (11.11%) CCNP
6 1 (11.11%) CCDP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
1 5 (55.56%) Juniper
1 5 (55.56%) F5
2 4 (44.44%) IronPort
2 4 (44.44%) Remedy
2 4 (44.44%) McAfee
2 4 (44.44%) Blue Coat
2 4 (44.44%) Intel
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Brocade
3 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow