The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 29 March 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 100 84
Rank change year-on-year +43 -16  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 57 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.04% 1.13% 1.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.84% 3.81% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 21 14
Median daily rate £410 £320 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.12% -7.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £290 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £388 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £371 £350
% change year-on-year +1.01% +6.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -54.54% +46.66%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 579 656 605
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 30.90% 29.59% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 449 340
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 22 38
Median hourly rate £17.50 £38.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.54% +28.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £15.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £50.00 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Computer Science as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Hampshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Hampshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Hampshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Hampshire

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Hampshire

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Hampshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Computer Science in Hampshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Hook +18 15 £430 +34.37% 1
Southampton - 7 £406 - 6
Havant - 5 £469 -
Portsmouth -5 3 £435 +50.00% 1
Fareham - 3 £400 - 2
Winchester +3 2 £419 +11.66% 2
Fleet - 2 £506 -
Farnborough - 1 - - 1
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 55 (78.57%) Degree
2 23 (32.86%) Cisco
2 23 (32.86%) Firewall
3 22 (31.43%) Security Cleared
4 21 (30.00%) ITIL
5 20 (28.57%) F5
6 19 (27.14%) SQL
6 19 (27.14%) SC Cleared
7 17 (24.29%) Telecoms
7 17 (24.29%) HP
8 15 (21.43%) Wireless
8 15 (21.43%) Windows
9 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 14 (20.00%) CCNP
9 14 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (20.00%) Network Design
10 13 (18.57%) BIG-IP
10 13 (18.57%) CCSE
10 13 (18.57%) JNCIA
10 13 (18.57%) JNCIE
10 13 (18.57%) CCSA
10 13 (18.57%) Fortinet
10 13 (18.57%) HP ASE
10 13 (18.57%) HP MASE
10 13 (18.57%) Riverbed
10 13 (18.57%) Juniper
10 13 (18.57%) CheckPoint
10 13 (18.57%) CCIE
10 13 (18.57%) CCIP
10 13 (18.57%) CCDP

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 10 (14.29%) Apache
2 8 (11.43%) JBoss
3 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) MS Office
1 9 (12.86%) MS Visio
2 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.71%) SPSS
4 3 (4.29%) MS Project
5 2 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.86%) SPSS Modeler
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.29%) Google Play
3 3 (4.29%) PaaS
4 2 (2.86%) SaaS
5 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (32.86%) Firewall
2 15 (21.43%) Wireless
3 13 (18.57%) BIG-IP
3 13 (18.57%) LAN
3 13 (18.57%) WAN
4 7 (10.00%) SAN
5 4 (5.71%) IPsec
5 4 (5.71%) NAS
5 4 (5.71%) SSL
6 3 (4.29%) Bluetooth
6 3 (4.29%) LDAP
6 3 (4.29%) Skype
6 3 (4.29%) SNMP
6 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.29%) VoIP
7 2 (2.86%) 3GPP
7 2 (2.86%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (2.86%) DVB
7 2 (2.86%) HTTP
7 2 (2.86%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) Data Mining
2 4 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.86%) Big Data
3 2 (2.86%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.86%) Spotfire
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.71%) Gradle
4 3 (4.29%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.43%) Ant
5 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.43%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.43%) JIRA
5 1 (1.43%) JUnit
5 1 (1.43%) Maven
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (24.29%) Telecoms
2 11 (15.71%) Finance
3 3 (4.29%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.86%) Billing
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Advertising
5 1 (1.43%) Back Office
5 1 (1.43%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (15.71%) Network Engineer
2 9 (12.86%) Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Architect
4 6 (8.57%) Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Cisco Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Cisco Network Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Data Scientist
6 4 (5.71%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) IT Architect
6 4 (5.71%) IT Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Android Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) OSS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) XML
2 6 (8.57%) HTML
2 6 (8.57%) RESTful
3 5 (7.14%) JSON
4 4 (5.71%) Node.js
4 4 (5.71%) REST
4 4 (5.71%) Web Services
5 3 (4.29%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (4.29%) J2EE
5 3 (4.29%) Spring
6 2 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (2.86%) HTML5
6 2 (2.86%) SOAP
7 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.43%) ATL
7 1 (1.43%) CSS
7 1 (1.43%) JMS
7 1 (1.43%) SAML
7 1 (1.43%) STL
7 1 (1.43%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Clustering
3 2 (2.86%) Device Driver
3 2 (2.86%) Digital TV
3 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.86%) iPad
3 2 (2.86%) Life Science
3 2 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.86%) MPEG
3 2 (2.86%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.86%) STB
4 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.43%) PKI
4 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) Windows
2 10 (14.29%) Linux
3 6 (8.57%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.14%) Solaris
4 5 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.71%) Unix
5 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.29%) Android
6 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.86%) CentOS
7 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) ITIL
2 14 (20.00%) Network Design
3 13 (18.57%) Service Management
4 12 (17.14%) DevOps
4 12 (17.14%) ITSM
5 10 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (12.86%) Software Engineering
7 8 (11.43%) Mathematics
7 8 (11.43%) Validation
8 7 (10.00%) Process Improvement
8 7 (10.00%) UML
9 6 (8.57%) Configuration Management
9 6 (8.57%) Economics
9 6 (8.57%) Network Architecture
9 6 (8.57%) Open Source
9 6 (8.57%) Security Operations
9 6 (8.57%) Software Distribution
9 6 (8.57%) Statistics
10 5 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.14%) SQL
2 6 (8.57%) C
3 5 (7.14%) Java
3 5 (7.14%) Python
4 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.29%) C++
5 3 (4.29%) Perl
5 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.29%) VBScript
6 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.86%) R
6 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.86%) VBA
7 1 (1.43%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.43%) C#
7 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (78.57%) Degree
2 22 (31.43%) Security Cleared
3 19 (27.14%) SC Cleared
4 14 (20.00%) CCNP
4 14 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (18.57%) CCDP
5 13 (18.57%) CCIE
5 13 (18.57%) CCIP
5 13 (18.57%) CCSA
5 13 (18.57%) CCSE
5 13 (18.57%) HP ASE
5 13 (18.57%) HP MASE
5 13 (18.57%) JNCIA
5 13 (18.57%) JNCIE
6 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.29%) HND
7 3 (4.29%) MCITP
7 3 (4.29%) MCSA
7 3 (4.29%) MCSE
8 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) PA-DSS
1 7 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.43%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.43%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.14%) Docker
3 3 (4.29%) Firmware
3 3 (4.29%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.86%) vSphere
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) FortiGate
2 7 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (5.71%) Netcool
3 4 (5.71%) Tivoli
4 3 (4.29%) Marathon
4 3 (4.29%) Mesos
4 3 (4.29%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.29%) SCCM
5 1 (1.43%) Ansible
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (32.86%) Cisco
2 20 (28.57%) F5
3 17 (24.29%) HP
4 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (18.57%) Aruba
5 13 (18.57%) CheckPoint
5 13 (18.57%) Fortinet
5 13 (18.57%) Juniper
5 13 (18.57%) Riverbed
6 9 (12.86%) NetApp
7 8 (11.43%) Red Hat
8 6 (8.57%) Gemalto
8 6 (8.57%) Kaspersky
8 6 (8.57%) Splunk
8 6 (8.57%) Tableau
8 6 (8.57%) Tripwire
9 5 (7.14%) Citrix
10 4 (5.71%) Veritas
10 4 (5.71%) VMware
11 3 (4.29%) Google
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £275 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £475 to £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago