The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Testing
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Load Testing 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.42% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £675 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +300.00%
Load Testing
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
533 807 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.81% 80.14% 82.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 557 333
Median daily rate £425 £440 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 38
Median hourly rate £19.66 £18.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.22% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Load Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Load Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Load Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Load Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Load Testing
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
Warrington - 9 £675 -
Load Testing
North West

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Load Testing 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 11 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 6 (54.55%) Ethernet
2 6 (54.55%) Service Management
2 6 (54.55%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (54.55%) Wireless
3 5 (45.45%) CISSP
3 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
3 5 (45.45%) Security Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) MBCS
4 4 (36.36%) Network Security
4 4 (36.36%) Information Security
4 4 (36.36%) CESG
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) CITP
4 4 (36.36%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (36.36%) IISP
5 3 (27.27%) Business Transformation
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) CISM
6 2 (18.18%) ITSM
6 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Ethernet
1 6 (54.55%) LAN
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
1 6 (54.55%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (54.55%) Wireless
2 4 (36.36%) Network Security
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Principal Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Security Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Network Architect
4 3 (27.27%) Principal Security Architect
5 2 (18.18%) CISSP Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Domain Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Lead Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Network Security Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (36.36%) CESG
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Service Management
2 5 (45.45%) Security Architecture
2 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
4 3 (27.27%) Business Transformation
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) ITSM
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CISSP
2 4 (36.36%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (36.36%) CITP
2 4 (36.36%) IISP
2 4 (36.36%) MBCS
3 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (18.18%) CCIE
4 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) CISM
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Mercator