Period
to 19 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 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)
Scotland > Renfrewshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 30 25
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 -10
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 53 5 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 18.93% 3.91% 10.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 34.19% 10.87% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 5 41
Renfrewshire median daily rate £415 £335 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.88% +1.52% -7.76%
10th Percentile £220 £326 £305
90th Percentile £449 £348 £440
Scotland median daily rate £420 £373 £337
% change year-on-year +12.75% +10.53% -7.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - £42.50
Scotland median hourly rate - £31.93 £42.00
% change year-on-year - -23.99% +140.00%

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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 155 46 316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 55.36% 35.94% 52.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 40 222
Renfrewshire median daily rate £285 £347 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.87% +8.44% -7.91%
10th Percentile £220 £129 £230
90th Percentile £436 £431 £440
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 26
Renfrewshire median hourly rate £51.25 £13.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +294.23% -67.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £27.88 £13.00 £35.50
90th Percentile £74.38 £13.00 £43.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £30.93 £38.50
% change year-on-year -43.41% -19.68% +105.33%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Renfrewshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Renfrewshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Renfrewshire over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Renfrewshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

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 Renfrewshire region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Erskine +6 52 £415 +23.88%
Computer Science
Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 53 (100.00%) Degree
2 52 (98.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (92.45%) Windows Server
3 49 (92.45%) Windows
4 47 (88.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (84.91%) Microsoft
6 44 (83.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 43 (81.13%) Security Cleared
8 42 (79.25%) SC Cleared
9 38 (71.70%) PowerShell
10 34 (64.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 33 (62.26%) Office 365
11 33 (62.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (56.60%) MCSE
13 29 (54.72%) SharePoint
13 29 (54.72%) Migration
14 26 (49.06%) Active Directory
15 24 (45.28%) SQL Server
16 23 (43.40%) IIS
16 23 (43.40%) JavaScript
16 23 (43.40%) CSS
16 23 (43.40%) XML
16 23 (43.40%) XSLT
16 23 (43.40%) High Availability
16 23 (43.40%) SharePoint 2013
16 23 (43.40%) SharePoint 2010
16 23 (43.40%) jQuery
16 23 (43.40%) SharePoint Server
16 23 (43.40%) InfoPath
17 21 (39.62%) Workflow

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 29 (54.72%) SharePoint
2 23 (43.40%) IIS
2 23 (43.40%) SharePoint 2010
2 23 (43.40%) SharePoint 2013
2 23 (43.40%) SharePoint Server
3 14 (26.42%) MS Exchange
4 12 (22.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (22.64%) Skype for Business
5 10 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (18.87%) Office Communications Server
5 10 (18.87%) OpenStack
6 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (43.40%) InfoPath
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (62.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.74%) DNS
2 18 (33.96%) DHCP
3 10 (18.87%) Skype
4 7 (13.21%) 3G
4 7 (13.21%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (7.55%) NetScaler
5 4 (7.55%) Unified Communications
6 2 (3.77%) LAN
6 2 (3.77%) WAN
7 1 (1.89%) IPv4
7 1 (1.89%) SAN
7 1 (1.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (45.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (35.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 19 (35.85%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.77%) MSI
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Design Engineer
2 15 (28.30%) SharePoint Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Consultant
4 5 (9.43%) Messaging Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.55%) Mobility Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) SharePoint Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) SharePoint Architect
7 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.77%) Lync Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Messaging Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Mobility Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (43.40%) CSS
1 23 (43.40%) jQuery
1 23 (43.40%) XML
1 23 (43.40%) XSLT
2 19 (35.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Fat Client
1 8 (15.09%) Thin Client
2 4 (7.55%) PKI
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.89%) AS400
5 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.89%) Tandem
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (92.45%) Windows
1 49 (92.45%) Windows Server
2 47 (88.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (83.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (62.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (18.87%) Windows 7
6 6 (11.32%) Windows 10
6 6 (11.32%) Windows 8
7 4 (7.55%) Android
7 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Phone
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (3.77%) Linux
8 2 (3.77%) Unix
9 1 (1.89%) HPUX
9 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) Migration
2 23 (43.40%) High Availability
3 21 (39.62%) Workflow
4 19 (35.85%) Records Management
5 10 (18.87%) ITIL
6 9 (16.98%) Software Delivery
7 7 (13.21%) Incident Management
8 6 (11.32%) Load Balancing
9 4 (7.55%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (7.55%) Trend Analysis
9 4 (7.55%) Visualisation
10 3 (5.66%) Analytics
10 3 (5.66%) Content Management
11 2 (3.77%) ITIL V3
11 2 (3.77%) Personalization
11 2 (3.77%) Problem-Solving
11 2 (3.77%) Six Sigma
11 2 (3.77%) Software Distribution
11 2 (3.77%) Technical Architecture
12 1 (1.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (71.70%) PowerShell
2 23 (43.40%) JavaScript
3 19 (35.85%) C#
4 7 (13.21%) SQL
5 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.77%) VB
5 2 (3.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (100.00%) Degree
2 52 (98.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (81.13%) Security Cleared
4 42 (79.25%) SC Cleared
5 34 (64.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (56.60%) MCSE
7 11 (20.75%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (3.77%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.89%) CCNA
9 1 (1.89%) CCNP
9 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.89%) Master's Degree
9 1 (1.89%) MCDBA
9 1 (1.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.89%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (49.06%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (20.75%) XenApp
3 9 (16.98%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (11.32%) XenDesktop
5 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
5 5 (9.43%) XenServer
6 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) SCCM
2 8 (15.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (7.55%) AirWatch
3 4 (7.55%) XenMobile
4 3 (5.66%) SAP Afaria
5 1 (1.89%) OpenView
Vendors
1 45 (84.91%) Microsoft
2 19 (35.85%) Nintex
3 17 (32.08%) Citrix
4 14 (26.42%) VMware
5 12 (22.64%) Ivanti
6 6 (11.32%) ThinPrint
7 4 (7.55%) Apple
7 4 (7.55%) HP
7 4 (7.55%) McAfee
7 4 (7.55%) SAP
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle