Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 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 (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 67 68
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1 +8
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 50 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.69% 2.32% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.27% 2.53% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 14
West Sussex median daily rate £463 £330 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.15% -9.59% +3.55%
10th Percentile £313 £314 £313
90th Percentile £550 £409 £456
South East median daily rate £475 £400 £366
% change year-on-year +18.75% +9.22% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £49.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% - -
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +28.57% -25.71%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 948 910 1,009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 88.85% 91.92% 89.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 555 573
West Sussex median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £286
90th Percentile £575 £575 £543
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 49 29
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +35.71% +27.27%
10th Percentile £11.17 £17.50 £19.58
90th Percentile £51.00 £54.40 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £26.91 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.10% +6.67% -21.74%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in West Sussex

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in West Sussex

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in West Sussex over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in West Sussex

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in West Sussex

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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
Gatwick +5 39 £538 +62.88% 1
Horsham - 5 £325 - 5
Crawley +1 2 £500 +49.81% 2
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 49 (98.00%) Degree
2 29 (58.00%) Management Information System
3 26 (52.00%) CISSP
4 25 (50.00%) CISA
4 25 (50.00%) Information Security
5 23 (46.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (40.00%) PowerShell
7 18 (36.00%) Software Engineering
7 18 (36.00%) Cybersecurity
8 17 (34.00%) Kalman Filter
8 17 (34.00%) Mimecast
8 17 (34.00%) Patch Management
8 17 (34.00%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (34.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 17 (34.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 17 (34.00%) CompTIA Security+
8 17 (34.00%) CEH
8 17 (34.00%) Penetration Testing
8 17 (34.00%) Proofpoint
8 17 (34.00%) GIAC
8 17 (34.00%) Linux
9 16 (32.00%) Scrum
10 15 (30.00%) Java
11 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
11 14 (28.00%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (26.00%) ITIL V3
12 13 (26.00%) Windows
12 13 (26.00%) Web Services
12 13 (26.00%) ITIL

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 8 (16.00%) Apache
1 8 (16.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (34.00%) Mimecast
2 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (16.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) NFC
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) MPLS
2 1 (2.00%) Network Security
2 1 (2.00%) VoIP
2 1 (2.00%) VPN
2 1 (2.00%) WAN
2 1 (2.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) JIRA
2 8 (16.00%) SonarQube
2 8 (16.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.00%) Gradle
3 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.00%) Liquibase
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (16.00%) Back Office
2 1 (2.00%) Legal
2 1 (2.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Analyst
1 17 (34.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 17 (34.00%) Security Analyst
2 12 (24.00%) IT Analyst
2 12 (24.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 11 (22.00%) Architect
4 10 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 9 (18.00%) Cloud Architect
6 8 (16.00%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (16.00%) Payments Architect
6 8 (16.00%) Security Architect
6 8 (16.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 7 (14.00%) Developer
7 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
8 5 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (10.00%) Software Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) Web Services
2 7 (14.00%) Spring
3 5 (10.00%) RESTful
3 5 (10.00%) Spring Boot
4 2 (4.00%) .NET
4 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.00%) Apache Camel
4 2 (4.00%) Apache NiFi
4 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.00%) JPA
4 2 (4.00%) Kafka
5 1 (2.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (58.00%) Management Information System
2 17 (34.00%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (18.00%) Data Centre
4 8 (16.00%) Driving Licence
4 8 (16.00%) Public Cloud
5 3 (6.00%) Clustering
6 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Linux
2 13 (26.00%) Windows
3 11 (22.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (16.00%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (16.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Information Security
2 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.00%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (36.00%) Software Engineering
4 17 (34.00%) Kalman Filter
4 17 (34.00%) Patch Management
4 17 (34.00%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (32.00%) Scrum
6 14 (28.00%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (26.00%) ITIL
7 13 (26.00%) ITIL V3
8 12 (24.00%) Unit Testing
9 11 (22.00%) Mathematics
9 11 (22.00%) Waterfall
10 10 (20.00%) TOGAF
11 9 (18.00%) DevOps
11 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2
11 9 (18.00%) Security Architecture
12 8 (16.00%) Data Privacy
12 8 (16.00%) Fuzz Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 15 (30.00%) Java
3 10 (20.00%) C#
3 10 (20.00%) C++
4 8 (16.00%) SQL
5 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 49 (98.00%) Degree
2 26 (52.00%) CISSP
3 25 (50.00%) CISA
4 23 (46.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (34.00%) CEH
5 17 (34.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 17 (34.00%) GIAC
6 8 (16.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 8 (16.00%) CCSP
6 8 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (16.00%) CISM
6 8 (16.00%) CLAS
6 8 (16.00%) CREST Certified
6 8 (16.00%) IISP
7 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.00%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.00%) MCP
8 1 (2.00%) MCSE
8 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (18.00%) PCI DSS
2 8 (16.00%) GDPR
2 8 (16.00%) ISAE 3402
2 8 (16.00%) ISO 22301
2 8 (16.00%) ISO 31000
2 8 (16.00%) ISO 9001
2 8 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 8 (16.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (34.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 17 (34.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 8 (16.00%) Nessus
2 8 (16.00%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 3 (6.00%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (6.00%) SCCM
3 3 (6.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Proofpoint
2 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.00%) Oracle
4 9 (18.00%) Cisco
5 8 (16.00%) ArcSight
5 8 (16.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 8 (16.00%) Centrify
5 8 (16.00%) Google
5 8 (16.00%) IBM
5 8 (16.00%) Imperva
5 8 (16.00%) McAfee
5 8 (16.00%) Okta
5 8 (16.00%) Qualys
5 8 (16.00%) Splunk
5 8 (16.00%) Trend Micro
5 8 (16.00%) Tripwire
6 3 (6.00%) BMC
6 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.00%) Juniper