Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 22 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 69 81
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12 -9
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 42 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.24% 1.18% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 1.43% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 5
Wiltshire median daily rate £543 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.56% +24.14% -6.45%
10th Percentile £413 £380 £332
90th Percentile £584 £508 £494
South West median daily rate £440 £310 £410
% change year-on-year +41.91% -24.39% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £42.88 £41.15 £45.00
% change year-on-year +4.19% -8.56% +15.02%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,602 910 1,060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 85.44% 82.88% 84.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,048 636 750
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £296 £255
90th Percentile £650 £613 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 13 33
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -28.57% +13.24%
10th Percentile £29.23 £13.00 £16.70
90th Percentile £49.50 £38.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% -13.89% -8.28%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Wiltshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Wiltshire

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Wiltshire

Computer Science
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Science in Wiltshire

Computer Science
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Salisbury - 19 £550 -
Corsham -15 10 £500 +5.26% 1
Swindon -12 8 £525 +40.00% 1
Chippenham - 1 - - 5
Computer Science
South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 31 (73.81%) Security Cleared
2 20 (47.62%) Degree
3 18 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 16 (38.10%) DV Cleared
4 16 (38.10%) Linux
4 16 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (35.71%) Cisco
5 15 (35.71%) VMware
5 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (35.71%) vCenter Server
6 13 (30.95%) IT Strategy
6 13 (30.95%) Critical Thinking
6 13 (30.95%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (30.95%) Puppet
6 13 (30.95%) Configuration Management
6 13 (30.95%) Red Hat
6 13 (30.95%) RHCE
6 13 (30.95%) Python
7 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
8 10 (23.81%) Confluence
8 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
8 10 (23.81%) JIRA
9 9 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (21.43%) Information Assurance
9 9 (21.43%) Atlassian
9 9 (21.43%) Cybersecurity

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 10 (23.81%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) npm
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) Firewall
2 5 (11.90%) BGP
2 5 (11.90%) OSPF
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (9.52%) DMVPN
3 4 (9.52%) Multicast
3 4 (9.52%) VXLAN
4 3 (7.14%) Bluetooth
5 1 (2.38%) Network Security
5 1 (2.38%) Skype
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) JIRA
2 9 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.38%) Babel
4 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) MSI
4 1 (2.38%) webpack
General
1 3 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Legal
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Architect
2 11 (26.19%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Network Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Network Design Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) PowerShell Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Information Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Network Technical Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Security Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Design Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Android Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Kernel Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Android NDK
1 3 (7.14%) Middleware
1 3 (7.14%) Spine.js
2 2 (4.76%) REST
3 1 (2.38%) CSS
3 1 (2.38%) Enzyme
3 1 (2.38%) Jest
3 1 (2.38%) LESS
3 1 (2.38%) Node.js
3 1 (2.38%) React
3 1 (2.38%) Redux
3 1 (2.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 7 (16.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 6 (14.29%) Cyber Defence
5 5 (11.90%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (7.14%) Device Driver
6 3 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Linux
2 13 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (19.05%) Windows
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.14%) Android
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.95%) Configuration Management
2 13 (30.95%) Critical Thinking
2 13 (30.95%) IT Strategy
2 13 (30.95%) Technical Architecture
3 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 9 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (21.43%) Information Assurance
4 9 (21.43%) Network Virtualisation
5 8 (19.05%) NsoIT
5 8 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (19.05%) Systems Engineering
6 7 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (16.67%) Security Testing
7 6 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
7 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (11.90%) Cyber Assurance
8 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) Python
2 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.14%) C
3 3 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (2.38%) ES6
4 1 (2.38%) ES7
4 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (73.81%) Security Cleared
2 20 (47.62%) Degree
3 18 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 16 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (38.10%) DV Cleared
5 15 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (30.95%) RHCE
7 9 (21.43%) CCIE
8 8 (19.05%) CCNP
9 7 (16.67%) CCNA
9 7 (16.67%) MCSE
9 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (14.29%) MCSA
11 5 (11.90%) OCA
11 5 (11.90%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (4.76%) CISM
12 2 (4.76%) CISSP
12 2 (4.76%) CREST Certified
13 1 (2.38%) CCIE Security
13 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) JTAG
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 15 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (21.43%) Firmware
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) Docker
3 1 (2.38%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (35.71%) vCenter Server
2 13 (30.95%) Puppet
3 6 (14.29%) PowerCLI
4 4 (9.52%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.38%) SCCM
5 1 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Cisco
1 15 (35.71%) VMware
2 13 (30.95%) Red Hat
3 9 (21.43%) Atlassian
4 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.90%) Oracle
6 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.38%) F5
6 1 (2.38%) Juniper
6 1 (2.38%) McAfee
6 1 (2.38%) Symantec