The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 8 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +9
Contract jobs citing Validation 11 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 8.27% 2.02% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.78% 2.38% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
Median daily rate £425 £400 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £400 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +31.99%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
102 210 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 76.69% 85.02% 72.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 123 123
Median daily rate £419 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £255 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 £175.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.57% +460.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Slough region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Slough region with a requirement for Validation.

1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
1 8 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) ETL
2 5 (38.46%) Essbase
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) Information Management
2 5 (38.46%) Visualisation
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (30.77%) Campaign Management
3 4 (30.77%) HFM
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 4 (30.77%) Power BI
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Data Extraction
3 4 (30.77%) Data Integration
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (30.77%) Marketing
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) MS Access
3 4 (30.77%) CRM
3 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (30.77%) ERP
3 4 (30.77%) Hyperion
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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:

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) HFM
2 3 (23.08%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) CallidusCloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) Essbase
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 4 (30.77%) MS Access
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (30.77%) Power BI
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) OBIEE Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) ETL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Migration Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) ETL Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) ETL
2 5 (38.46%) Information Management
2 5 (38.46%) Visualisation
3 4 (30.77%) Campaign Management
3 4 (30.77%) CRM
3 4 (30.77%) Data Extraction
3 4 (30.77%) Data Integration
3 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
3 4 (30.77%) ERP
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Hyperion
3 3 (23.08%) Callidus
4 2 (15.38%) Marketo
5 1 (7.69%) Avaya
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Genesys