The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 36 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Validation 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.66% 0.36% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 0.47% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £388 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Validation
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
262 215 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 86.75% 77.62% 84.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 91 97
Median daily rate £445 £322 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.19% -14.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £33.50 £140.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (16.67%) MVNO
4 2 (16.67%) LogRhythm
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) Value-Added Service
4 2 (16.67%) LTE
4 2 (16.67%) Data Entry
4 2 (16.67%) 4G
4 2 (16.67%) SIEM
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) JD Edwards
4 2 (16.67%) 3G
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) CEH
5 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Business Development
5 1 (8.33%) Use Case

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) 3G
1 2 (16.67%) 4G
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) LTE
1 2 (16.67%) MVNO
1 2 (16.67%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Master Data Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Data Entry
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
1 2 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Business Development
2 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (8.33%) Use Case
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) User Stories
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) CEH
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Endace
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) JD Edwards
1 2 (16.67%) LogRhythm
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP