The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Science (Computing Science)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 4.08% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £50.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +74.27%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15 19 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 30.61% 41.30% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 24
Median daily rate £225 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £161 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £468 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 13
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £37.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Computer Science
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Computer Science Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Computer Science
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Computer Science Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Malvern - 2 £225 -
Computer Science
West Midlands

Computer Science
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Metrics
1 2 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Attack
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (100.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Law

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Attack
1 2 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Metrics
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (100.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft