The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 81 75 73
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Validation 46 48 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.91% 1.89% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 2.48% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 25
Median daily rate £300 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £255 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Validation
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1907 1939 1887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.10% 76.34% 74.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 996 926
Median daily rate £413 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 57 42
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £13.41 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £40.90 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Validation across the Berkshire region.

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Berkshire region.

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -8 19 £283 -19.28% 4
Bracknell - 5 - - 1
Slough +5 2 - - 1
Maidenhead -1 2 £354 +14.57%
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 21 (20.59%) Data Analysis
2 19 (18.63%) Statistics
2 19 (18.63%) Front Office
2 19 (18.63%) Back Office
2 19 (18.63%) Capacity Management
3 18 (17.65%) MS Office
3 18 (17.65%) MS Excel
4 17 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 16 (15.69%) Project Management
6 15 (14.71%) SharePoint
7 14 (13.73%) SQL
7 14 (13.73%) Network Design
7 14 (13.73%) Security Cleared
8 13 (12.75%) Fault Management
8 13 (12.75%) Migration
8 13 (12.75%) Functional Testing
9 12 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (11.76%) Diameter Protocol
9 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
10 11 (10.78%) SC Cleared
11 10 (9.80%) TCP/IP
11 10 (9.80%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (9.80%) Telecoms
11 10 (9.80%) Finance
11 10 (9.80%) People Management
12 9 (8.82%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (8.82%) GxP
12 9 (8.82%) SNMP
12 9 (8.82%) VoIP
12 9 (8.82%) Cisco Certification

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 15 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.96%) Confluence
4 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.98%) CMS
5 1 (0.98%) IIS
5 1 (0.98%) Node.js
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (17.65%) MS Excel
1 18 (17.65%) MS Office
2 4 (3.92%) MS Project
3 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.98%) SAP EWM
2 1 (0.98%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.98%) Force.com
1 1 (0.98%) GitHub
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.76%) Diameter Protocol
2 10 (9.80%) TCP/IP
3 9 (8.82%) SNMP
3 9 (8.82%) VoIP
4 8 (7.84%) DNS
4 8 (7.84%) SMTP
5 7 (6.86%) 3G
6 5 (4.90%) 4G
6 5 (4.90%) Firewall
7 4 (3.92%) LTE
7 4 (3.92%) Value-Added Service
8 3 (2.94%) BGP
8 3 (2.94%) IPsec
8 3 (2.94%) MVNO
9 2 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (1.96%) MPLS
9 2 (1.96%) OSPF
9 2 (1.96%) VoLTE
9 2 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.96%) MySQL
1 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.98%) Big Data
2 1 (0.98%) DB2
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) JIRA
1 2 (1.96%) JUnit
1 2 (1.96%) Subversion
2 1 (0.98%) Ant
2 1 (0.98%) AppScan
2 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (18.63%) Back Office
1 19 (18.63%) Front Office
2 10 (9.80%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.84%) French Language
3 8 (7.84%) German Language
3 8 (7.84%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.90%) Retail
5 2 (1.96%) Games
6 1 (0.98%) Electronics
6 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (12.75%) Analyst
2 12 (11.76%) Consultant
3 11 (10.78%) Back Office Engineer
4 9 (8.82%) Test Engineer
5 8 (7.84%) Data Analyst
6 7 (6.86%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Testing Consultant
8 5 (4.90%) Auditor
9 4 (3.92%) Migration Consultant
9 4 (3.92%) Network Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Vendor Manager
10 3 (2.94%) Administrator
10 3 (2.94%) Architect
10 3 (2.94%) Data Administrator
10 3 (2.94%) Developer
10 3 (2.94%) PMO Lead
10 3 (2.94%) SAP Consultant
10 3 (2.94%) ServiceNow Consultant
10 3 (2.94%) SharePoint Consultant
10 3 (2.94%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.90%) jQuery
2 4 (3.92%) Web Services
3 3 (2.94%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.96%) Ajax
4 2 (1.96%) CSS
4 2 (1.96%) HTML
4 2 (1.96%) JSP
4 2 (1.96%) Silverlight
4 2 (1.96%) Spring
4 2 (1.96%) Spring MVC
4 2 (1.96%) XML
4 2 (1.96%) XSD
5 1 (0.98%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.98%) EDI
5 1 (0.98%) REST
5 1 (0.98%) SOAP
5 1 (0.98%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.98%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.63%) Statistics
2 12 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.92%) Chemistry
3 4 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.92%) FMCG
4 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.96%) DTV
5 2 (1.96%) iPad
5 2 (1.96%) IPTV
5 2 (1.96%) MPEG
5 2 (1.96%) Replication
5 2 (1.96%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.96%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.98%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.98%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.90%) Unix
2 4 (3.92%) Windows
3 3 (2.94%) Linux
4 2 (1.96%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.98%) Solaris
5 1 (0.98%) VMS
5 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.59%) Data Analysis
2 19 (18.63%) Capacity Management
3 17 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 16 (15.69%) Project Management
5 14 (13.73%) Network Design
6 13 (12.75%) Fault Management
6 13 (12.75%) Functional Testing
6 13 (12.75%) Migration
7 10 (9.80%) People Management
8 8 (7.84%) Change Management
8 8 (7.84%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.90%) ITIL
9 5 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.92%) PRINCE
10 4 (3.92%) Programme Management
10 4 (3.92%) Re-Platforming
10 4 (3.92%) Service Management
10 4 (3.92%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.73%) SQL
2 5 (4.90%) Java
3 4 (3.92%) C
4 2 (1.96%) C++
4 2 (1.96%) Python
5 1 (0.98%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.98%) Korn
5 1 (0.98%) Perl
5 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (13.73%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.78%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (8.82%) Degree
4 7 (6.86%) CCNA
5 2 (1.96%) CCNP
5 2 (1.96%) CISSP
5 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.96%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.98%) CCDA
6 1 (0.98%) CEH
6 1 (0.98%) CITP
6 1 (0.98%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.98%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.82%) GxP
2 7 (6.86%) SLA
3 4 (3.92%) QA
4 1 (0.98%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.98%) GMP
4 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.98%) RMADS
4 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 7 (6.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.98%) Endace
2 1 (0.98%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.98%) vMotion
2 1 (0.98%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.82%) Huawei
2 9 (8.82%) SAP
3 5 (4.90%) JD Edwards
4 3 (2.94%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.96%) Adobe
5 2 (1.96%) Apple
5 2 (1.96%) Cisco
5 2 (1.96%) F5
5 2 (1.96%) hybris
5 2 (1.96%) Juniper
5 2 (1.96%) LogRhythm
5 2 (1.96%) Nokia
5 2 (1.96%) Nokia Networks
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle
6 1 (0.98%) EMC
6 1 (0.98%) HP
6 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.98%) Sybase
6 1 (0.98%) Veritas
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