Period
to 26 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 - 23
Rank change year-on-year - +23 -1
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 12 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 11.21% - 2.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 30.77% - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Aberdeen median daily rate £375 - £250
Scotland median daily rate £347 £375 £348
% change year-on-year -7.47% +7.76% -0.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
Aberdeen median hourly rate £30.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £32.00 £42.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -23.81% +140.00% +53.85%

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 39 26 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 36.45% 35.14% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 16
Aberdeen median daily rate £254 £320 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.70% +16.36% -21.43%
10th Percentile £110 £159 £128
90th Percentile £490 £349 £419
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 6 1
Aberdeen median hourly rate £32.00 £45.50 £135.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.67% -66.30% +294.16%
10th Percentile £21.85 £40.75 £127.50
90th Percentile £49.00 £50.00 £142.50
Scotland median hourly rate £34.00 £38.50 £20.69
% change year-on-year -11.69% +86.08% -17.24%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Aberdeen

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Aberdeen

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Aberdeen

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Computer Science in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 12 (100.00%) HP
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
1 12 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (91.67%) Aruba
2 11 (91.67%) F5
2 11 (91.67%) Riverbed
2 11 (91.67%) CCNP
2 11 (91.67%) BIG-IP
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) LAN
2 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) Wireless
2 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
3 10 (83.33%) Juniper
3 10 (83.33%) CCIP
3 10 (83.33%) CCDP
4 8 (66.67%) CCSE
4 8 (66.67%) Network Design
4 8 (66.67%) JNCIA
4 8 (66.67%) JNCIE
4 8 (66.67%) Fortinet
4 8 (66.67%) HP ASE
4 8 (66.67%) HP MASE
4 8 (66.67%) FortiGate
4 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 8 (66.67%) CCIE
4 8 (66.67%) CCSA
4 8 (66.67%) Service Management
4 8 (66.67%) Firewall

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) BIG-IP
1 11 (91.67%) LAN
1 11 (91.67%) WAN
1 11 (91.67%) Wireless
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
General
1 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technology Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
1 8 (66.67%) ITSM
1 8 (66.67%) Network Design
1 8 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 11 (91.67%) CCNP
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (83.33%) CCDP
3 10 (83.33%) CCIP
4 8 (66.67%) CCIE
4 8 (66.67%) CCSA
4 8 (66.67%) CCSE
4 8 (66.67%) HP ASE
4 8 (66.67%) HP MASE
4 8 (66.67%) JNCIA
4 8 (66.67%) JNCIE
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) HP
2 11 (91.67%) Aruba
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) F5
2 11 (91.67%) Riverbed
3 10 (83.33%) Juniper
4 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 8 (66.67%) Fortinet