Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 91 56
Rank change year-on-year +21 -35 +33
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 36 17 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.79% 1.31% 4.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.59% 4.46% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 72
North East median daily rate £300 £335 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.45% +19.64% -25.08%
10th Percentile £249 £196 £218
90th Percentile £380 £485 £339
England median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
North East median hourly rate £31.00 - £28.00
England median hourly rate £32.27 £16.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +101.69% -42.86% +43.59%

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 419 381 1,155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.48% 29.44% 46.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 265 776
North East median daily rate £335 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.29% +12.90% -8.82%
10th Percentile £177 £224 £220
90th Percentile £538 £518 £456
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 68
North East median hourly rate £15.49 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.59% +14.29% +73.27%
10th Percentile £8.38 £12.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.35 £36.15
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +24.44%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +9 36 £300 -9.09% 2
Computer Science Degree
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 36 (100.00%) Degree
1 36 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 30 (83.33%) Citrix
3 29 (80.56%) Security Cleared
4 26 (72.22%) SC Cleared
4 26 (72.22%) VMware
5 25 (69.44%) Windows
5 25 (69.44%) XenApp
5 25 (69.44%) Windows Server
6 24 (66.67%) Ivanti
6 24 (66.67%) Active Directory
6 24 (66.67%) DHCP
6 24 (66.67%) DNS
7 23 (63.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (61.11%) ITIL
9 21 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (52.78%) XenDesktop
10 19 (52.78%) NetScaler
10 19 (52.78%) SAP
11 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
12 16 (44.44%) Business Continuity
12 16 (44.44%) Project Management
12 16 (44.44%) Service Delivery
13 15 (41.67%) vSphere
14 13 (36.11%) HP
14 13 (36.11%) SAN
14 13 (36.11%) IIS
15 12 (33.33%) Management Information System
16 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (19.44%) PowerShell

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 13 (36.11%) IIS
2 5 (13.89%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 24 (66.67%) DHCP
1 24 (66.67%) DNS
2 19 (52.78%) NetScaler
3 13 (36.11%) SAN
4 6 (16.67%) 3G
4 6 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 12 (33.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) DBA
4 3 (8.33%) Mobility Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Mobility Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Support Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.78%) Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Server Support
6 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (16.67%) Fat Client
3 6 (16.67%) Thin Client
4 5 (13.89%) PKI
5 2 (5.56%) Clustering
5 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Windows
1 25 (69.44%) Windows Server
2 23 (63.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.33%) Android
5 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 3 (8.33%) Linux
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (8.33%) Unix
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Phone
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) ITIL
2 16 (44.44%) Business Continuity
2 16 (44.44%) Project Management
2 16 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 6 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 5 (13.89%) Analytics
5 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.33%) Content Management
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (8.33%) DevOps
6 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.33%) Kanban
6 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.33%) Open Source
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.56%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (5.56%) Process Improvement
7 2 (5.56%) Server Building
8 1 (2.78%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Degree
2 29 (80.56%) Security Cleared
3 26 (72.22%) SC Cleared
4 7 (19.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (8.33%) OCP
6 3 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
7 2 (5.56%) Master's Degree
8 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (69.44%) XenApp
2 24 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 21 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (52.78%) XenDesktop
5 15 (41.67%) vSphere
6 6 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (13.89%) XenServer
8 3 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
9 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SCCM
1 4 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (8.33%) AirWatch
2 3 (8.33%) Ansible
2 3 (8.33%) Data Guard
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (8.33%) SAP Afaria
2 3 (8.33%) XenMobile
3 2 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (5.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 30 (83.33%) Citrix
2 26 (72.22%) VMware
3 24 (66.67%) Ivanti
4 19 (52.78%) SAP
5 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
6 13 (36.11%) HP
7 6 (16.67%) ThinPrint
8 5 (13.89%) McAfee
9 3 (8.33%) Apple
9 3 (8.33%) Oracle
10 2 (5.56%) Symantec