Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 51 110
Rank change year-on-year -29 +59 -11
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 20 147 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.63% 5.35% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.85% 13.84% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 102 8
North East median daily rate £304 £284 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.05% -37.29% +311.36%
10th Percentile £66 £170 £181
90th Percentile £419 £388 £1,000
England median daily rate £470 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +7.43% - +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 1
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £7.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% +286.21% -
10th Percentile £31.50 £27.00 £6.88
90th Percentile £51.23 £42.00 £7.63
England median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £29.35
% change year-on-year +23.08% +10.75% -16.16%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 412 1062 641
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 33.61% 38.65% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 726 380
North East median daily rate £375 £344 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.01% -14.80% +11.38%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £240
90th Percentile £584 £513 £563
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 66 42
North East median hourly rate £26.25 £28.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +13.13% +37.50%
10th Percentile £10.30 £11.13 £10.17
90th Percentile £47.75 £37.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.83 £19.03
% change year-on-year -1.58% +9.46% +5.72%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in the North East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -35 15 £290 +3.57% 2
Durham +6 5 £413 +7.84% 1
Computer Science
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 19 (95.00%) Degree
2 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
5 7 (35.00%) DevOps
5 7 (35.00%) Linux
6 6 (30.00%) DHCP
6 6 (30.00%) DNS
6 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (30.00%) SCCM
6 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) Angular 2
7 5 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (25.00%) JSON
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (25.00%) Subversion
7 5 (25.00%) VMware
7 5 (25.00%) C#

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 4 (20.00%) Confluence
1 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DHCP
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (25.00%) Subversion
2 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (20.00%) JIRA
4 3 (15.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.00%) Automotive
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Azure DevOps
1 5 (25.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Senior DevOps
1 5 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Graduate
3 2 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) SCCM Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Graduate
4 1 (5.00%) Logistics Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Angular 2
1 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (25.00%) JSON
2 4 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) PMI
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (20.00%) Unix
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000
7 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) DevOps
2 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Server Building
6 2 (10.00%) Software Deployment
7 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (5.00%) Logistics
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (25.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) Degree
2 14 (70.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (15.00%) XenApp
3 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (15.00%) XenServer
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (10.00%) Ansible
3 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) vCenter Server
4 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Citrix
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) AppSense
3 3 (15.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) McAfee
4 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 2 (10.00%) Symantec