The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hampshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Tester
Rank 117 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Tester 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.097% 0.057% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.062% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£265 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £400 £269
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +48.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 -
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1928 1610 1529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.46% 92.26% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1098 878 750
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 163 198
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
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Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Tester in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Systems Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Systems Tester Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Systems Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Systems Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Systems Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Tester in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) JPA
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) HP

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Systems Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) JSP
1 2 (40.00%) JPA
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco