Period
to 17 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 17 October 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)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 81 52
Rank change year-on-year +27 -29 +18
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 48 10 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.34% 1.00% 3.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.04% 3.27% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 31
West Sussex median daily rate £500 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -1.37% +8.96%
10th Percentile £380 £317 £305
90th Percentile £572 £383 £411
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.13% +4.58% +7.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 4
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £49.50 £47.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.66% -
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £29.65 £46.00
% change year-on-year +66.96% -35.55% +375.94%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 368 306 495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 33.30% 30.69% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 187 283
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25% +12.68%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £260
90th Percentile £547 £507 £540
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 25
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £33.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.11% -3.57% +159.26%
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 £21.50
% change year-on-year +81.39% -10.26% +22.86%

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 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
Gatwick +15 42 £500 +30.72% 2
Crawley +8 1 £500 +49.81% 2
Computer Science
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 47 (97.92%) Degree
2 24 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 23 (47.92%) Linux
4 22 (45.83%) Information Security
4 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (43.75%) Software Engineering
6 20 (41.67%) CISSP
7 19 (39.58%) CISA
8 18 (37.50%) Scrum
9 17 (35.42%) Unit Testing
10 14 (29.17%) PowerShell
10 14 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (27.08%) CompTIA Security+
11 13 (27.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 13 (27.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 13 (27.08%) Computer Science Degree
11 13 (27.08%) Self-Motivation
11 13 (27.08%) Kalman Filter
11 13 (27.08%) Mimecast
11 13 (27.08%) Patch Management
11 13 (27.08%) Proofpoint
11 13 (27.08%) GIAC
11 13 (27.08%) CEH
11 13 (27.08%) Penetration Testing
11 13 (27.08%) C++
11 13 (27.08%) Oracle
12 12 (25.00%) ITIL
13 11 (22.92%) Mathematics
14 10 (20.83%) Embedded Linux

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 6 (12.50%) IIS
2 4 (8.33%) Apache
3 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.08%) Mimecast
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) NFC
2 3 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (2.08%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) JIRA
2 7 (14.58%) SonarQube
3 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.25%) Gradle
4 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.25%) Liquibase
5 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Software Engineer
2 14 (29.17%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (27.08%) Analyst
3 13 (27.08%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 13 (27.08%) Security Analyst
3 13 (27.08%) Senior Software Engineer
4 12 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 12 (25.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (20.83%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 9 (18.75%) Architect
7 8 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
7 8 (16.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 8 (16.67%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 8 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (14.58%) IT Analyst
8 7 (14.58%) IT Security Analyst
9 6 (12.50%) Security Architect
10 5 (10.42%) Administrator
10 5 (10.42%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (10.42%) Payments Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Web Services
2 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 3 (6.25%) Apache Camel
2 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
2 3 (6.25%) JPA
2 3 (6.25%) Kafka
2 3 (6.25%) Spring
3 2 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (2.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 13 (27.08%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (14.58%) Driving Licence
4 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
5 4 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (8.33%) Public Cloud
6 2 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (4.17%) Smartcard
7 1 (2.08%) Contactless
7 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 23 (47.92%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (18.75%) Windows
4 8 (16.67%) Solaris
5 5 (10.42%) Unix
6 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
7 3 (6.25%) CentOS
7 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (45.83%) Information Security
2 21 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 18 (37.50%) Scrum
4 17 (35.42%) Unit Testing
5 14 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (27.08%) Kalman Filter
6 13 (27.08%) Patch Management
6 13 (27.08%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (25.00%) ITIL
8 11 (22.92%) Mathematics
9 9 (18.75%) Quality Management
10 8 (16.67%) DevOps
10 8 (16.67%) ITIL V3
10 8 (16.67%) TOGAF
10 8 (16.67%) Waterfall
11 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2
11 7 (14.58%) Security Architecture
12 6 (12.50%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 13 (27.08%) C++
3 7 (14.58%) Java
4 6 (12.50%) C#
5 4 (8.33%) C
5 4 (8.33%) Embedded C
5 4 (8.33%) Embedded C++
5 4 (8.33%) Perl
6 3 (6.25%) AWK
6 3 (6.25%) Bourne shell
6 3 (6.25%) Java 8
6 3 (6.25%) Korn
6 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (97.92%) Degree
2 20 (41.67%) CISSP
3 19 (39.58%) CISA
4 13 (27.08%) CEH
4 13 (27.08%) CompTIA Security+
4 13 (27.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (27.08%) GIAC
5 6 (12.50%) CISM
5 6 (12.50%) CREST Certified
5 6 (12.50%) IISP
6 4 (8.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (8.33%) CCSP
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (8.33%) CLAS
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (6.25%) OCA
7 3 (6.25%) OCP
7 3 (6.25%) RHCE
7 3 (6.25%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (14.58%) PCI DSS
2 6 (12.50%) GDPR
2 6 (12.50%) ISAE 3402
2 6 (12.50%) ISO 22301
2 6 (12.50%) ISO 31000
2 6 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 6 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 6 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) ISA Server
2 3 (6.25%) GlusterFS
2 3 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (27.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 13 (27.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (12.50%) Nessus
2 6 (12.50%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 3 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (6.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (2.08%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.08%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle
1 13 (27.08%) Proofpoint
2 9 (18.75%) Centrify
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.50%) ArcSight
3 6 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
3 6 (12.50%) Cisco
3 6 (12.50%) IBM
3 6 (12.50%) Imperva
3 6 (12.50%) McAfee
3 6 (12.50%) Qualys
3 6 (12.50%) Splunk
3 6 (12.50%) Trend Micro
3 6 (12.50%) Tripwire
4 5 (10.42%) Sun
5 4 (8.33%) Google
5 4 (8.33%) Okta
5 4 (8.33%) VMware
6 3 (6.25%) Brocade
6 3 (6.25%) HP