Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Degree
England > North East
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 80 53
Rank change year-on-year +1 -27 +54
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 25 21 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.05% 1.68% 5.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.78% 4.70% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 98
North East median daily rate £333 £300 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.83% +7.14% -49.09%
10th Percentile £246 £118 £205
90th Percentile £494 £483 £340
England median daily rate £480 £450 £410
% change year-on-year +6.67% +9.76% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
North East median hourly rate £31.00 £47.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.74% +69.64% +286.21%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.72 £27.00
% change year-on-year +6.97% +21.19% -6.35%

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 369 447 1,445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.20% 35.79% 50.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 336 988
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +11.11% -16.00%
10th Percentile £201 £257 £218
90th Percentile £538 £512 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 30 94
North East median hourly rate £18.50 £34.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.60% +21.43% +55.56%
10th Percentile £11.93 £10.48 £15.00
90th Percentile £35.95 £50.00 £36.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year -12.73% +7.84% +13.33%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in the North East

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science Degree in the North East

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree in the North East over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science Degree in the North East

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science Degree in the North East

Computer Science Degree
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science Degree within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +1 25 £333 +14.66% 2
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Computer Science Degree.

1 25 (100.00%) Degree
1 25 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 19 (76.00%) Citrix
3 18 (72.00%) VMware
4 17 (68.00%) Security Cleared
5 16 (64.00%) SC Cleared
5 16 (64.00%) XenApp
5 16 (64.00%) Ivanti
6 14 (56.00%) DHCP
6 14 (56.00%) DNS
6 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
6 14 (56.00%) Windows
6 14 (56.00%) Windows Server
7 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (44.00%) XenDesktop
9 11 (44.00%) NetScaler
9 11 (44.00%) ITIL
10 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (32.00%) vSphere
11 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
11 7 (28.00%) SAP
12 6 (24.00%) IIS
12 6 (24.00%) SAN
12 6 (24.00%) HP
12 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (24.00%) Business Continuity
12 6 (24.00%) Project Management
12 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery

Computer Science Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 6 (24.00%) IIS
2 5 (20.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) DHCP
1 14 (56.00%) DNS
2 11 (44.00%) NetScaler
3 6 (24.00%) SAN
4 5 (20.00%) 3G
4 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (16.00%) DBA
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (16.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared DBA
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.00%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 25 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (12.00%) PKI
4 2 (8.00%) Clustering
4 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
1 14 (56.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (16.00%) Linux
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (16.00%) Unix
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.00%) Android
7 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (24.00%) Project Management
2 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (20.00%) Analytics
3 5 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) DevOps
4 4 (16.00%) Kanban
4 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.00%) Open Source
4 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (8.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (8.00%) Server Building
6 1 (4.00%) Content Management
6 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Degree
2 17 (68.00%) Security Cleared
3 16 (64.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (16.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (16.00%) OCP
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) XenApp
2 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (44.00%) XenDesktop
5 8 (32.00%) vSphere
6 5 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (20.00%) XenServer
7 4 (16.00%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (16.00%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Ansible
1 4 (16.00%) Data Guard
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
1 4 (16.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.00%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (4.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Citrix
2 18 (72.00%) VMware
3 16 (64.00%) Ivanti
4 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (28.00%) SAP
6 6 (24.00%) HP
7 5 (20.00%) ThinPrint
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle
9 3 (12.00%) McAfee
10 2 (8.00%) Symantec
11 1 (4.00%) Apple