Period
to 23 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 23 February 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 85 94
Rank change year-on-year +14 +9 -13
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 16 60 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.61% 3.07% 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.38% 7.66% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 44 11
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £300 £330 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -7.04% -
10th Percentile £260 £174 £225
90th Percentile £310 £438 £1,000
North East median daily rate £300 £330 £355
% change year-on-year -9.09% -7.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £40.83 - -
North East median hourly rate £45.00 - £7.25

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 365 783 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 36.65% 40.03% 33.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 585 329
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £260 £285 £247
90th Percentile £588 £535 £551
North East median daily rate £400 £383 £400
% change year-on-year +4.58% -4.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 25
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £19.50 £29.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.76% +38.10% +34.19%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.89 £11.43
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.48 £40.20
North East median hourly rate £32.25 £28.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +15.18% +43.59% +30.00%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Tyne and Wear

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Tyne and Wear

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Tyne and Wear

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Tyne and Wear

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Computer Science in Tyne and Wear

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 23 February 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 16 £300 -9.09% 5
Computer Science
North East

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 16 (100.00%) Degree
2 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (68.75%) Windows
4 10 (62.50%) SAP
4 10 (62.50%) ITIL
4 10 (62.50%) Citrix
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
5 9 (56.25%) Project Management
5 9 (56.25%) DHCP
5 9 (56.25%) DNS
5 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
5 9 (56.25%) HP
5 9 (56.25%) Service Delivery
5 9 (56.25%) Business Continuity
6 8 (50.00%) VMware
6 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (50.00%) vSphere
7 7 (43.75%) XenApp
7 7 (43.75%) XenDesktop
7 7 (43.75%) NetScaler
7 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (37.50%) Ivanti
8 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
8 6 (37.50%) IIS
8 6 (37.50%) SAN
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
10 3 (18.75%) PowerShell

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) DHCP
1 9 (56.25%) DNS
2 7 (43.75%) NetScaler
3 6 (37.50%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Mobility Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Angular 2
1 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
1 1 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) PKI
3 2 (12.50%) Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
6 1 (6.25%) Android
6 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Unix
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) Business Continuity
2 9 (56.25%) Project Management
2 9 (56.25%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Server Building
3 2 (12.50%) Software Deployment
4 1 (6.25%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Content Management
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Presales
4 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Korn
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Degree
2 13 (81.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
3 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Master's Degree
6 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
7 1 (6.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) vSphere
3 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (43.75%) XenApp
3 7 (43.75%) XenDesktop
4 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (12.50%) vCenter Server
2 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (6.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Citrix
1 10 (62.50%) SAP
2 9 (56.25%) HP
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) Ivanti
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) McAfee
7 2 (12.50%) Symantec
8 1 (6.25%) Apple
8 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
8 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 1 (6.25%) TOWER Software