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 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 33 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.09% - 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% - 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -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
231 191 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 83.70% 81.97% 77.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 86 82
Median daily rate £425 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 19 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.75 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.88 £11.00 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £39.00 £14.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) JD Edwards
3 2 (22.22%) 3G
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) LTE
3 2 (22.22%) Data Entry
3 2 (22.22%) 4G
3 2 (22.22%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) LogRhythm
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
3 2 (22.22%) MVNO
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (11.11%) Endace
4 1 (11.11%) SANS
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) CEH
4 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center

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 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) 3G
1 2 (22.22%) 4G
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) LTE
1 2 (22.22%) MVNO
1 2 (22.22%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Data Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Master Data Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Architect
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Data Entry
1 2 (22.22%) SIEM
2 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CEH
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP
3 1 (11.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Endace
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) JD Edwards
1 2 (22.22%) LogRhythm
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP