The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 23 June 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)
England / North East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 25 62
Rank change year-on-year -21 +37  
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 11 139 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.92% 8.69% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.82% 21.92% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 95 1
Median daily rate £400 £280 £85
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +229.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +13.57% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 2
Median hourly rate - £28.00 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.56%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -12.79% +38.70%  

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 the North East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 189 634 250
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 32.98% 39.65% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 412 123
Median daily rate £353 £310 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.70% -7.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £218 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 50 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £28.00 £15.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.21% +82.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.19 £15.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £28.50 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Computer Science
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 in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in the North East

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in the North East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in the North East

Computer Science
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 in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in the North East

Computer Science
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 within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Tyne and Wear -13 8 £215 -23.21% 6
Durham - 3 £425 - 3
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 North East region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 17 (94.44%) Degree
1 17 (94.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (61.11%) ITIL
4 9 (50.00%) LAN
4 9 (50.00%) WAN
4 9 (50.00%) CCIE
4 9 (50.00%) CCNP
4 9 (50.00%) CCIP
4 9 (50.00%) CCDP
4 9 (50.00%) Cisco
4 9 (50.00%) HP
4 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (50.00%) Juniper
4 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 9 (50.00%) Wireless
4 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 9 (50.00%) CCSA
4 9 (50.00%) CCSE
4 9 (50.00%) BIG-IP
4 9 (50.00%) Riverbed
4 9 (50.00%) HP ASE
4 9 (50.00%) HP MASE
4 9 (50.00%) JNCIA
4 9 (50.00%) JNCIE
4 9 (50.00%) Fortinet
4 9 (50.00%) F5
4 9 (50.00%) FortiGate
5 8 (44.44%) Network Design
5 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared

Computer Science
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 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 3 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) BIG-IP
1 9 (50.00%) LAN
1 9 (50.00%) WAN
1 9 (50.00%) Wireless
2 8 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) DHCP
3 4 (22.22%) DNS
4 3 (16.67%) Skype
5 1 (5.56%) 3G
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
5 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (16.67%) jQuery
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) Laravel
2 1 (5.56%) Symfony
2 1 (5.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) ITIL
2 8 (44.44%) ITSM
2 8 (44.44%) Network Design
2 8 (44.44%) Service Management
3 6 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Analytics
5 3 (16.67%) Content Management
5 3 (16.67%) Data Analytics
5 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Coaching
6 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) MapReduce
6 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Web Development
7 1 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
1 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) Computer Science Degree
1 17 (94.44%) Degree
2 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 9 (50.00%) CCDP
3 9 (50.00%) CCIE
3 9 (50.00%) CCIP
3 9 (50.00%) CCNP
3 9 (50.00%) CCSA
3 9 (50.00%) CCSE
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (50.00%) HP ASE
3 9 (50.00%) HP MASE
3 9 (50.00%) JNCIA
3 9 (50.00%) JNCIE
4 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco
1 9 (50.00%) F5
1 9 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 9 (50.00%) HP
1 9 (50.00%) Juniper
1 9 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Aruba
4 2 (11.11%) TippingPoint
5 1 (5.56%) AppSense
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) ThinPrint
5 1 (5.56%) VMware