The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Tester
Rank 91 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Tester 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.27% - 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% - 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£323 - £228
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £273
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +10.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.66
Systems Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1394 1231 1157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.87% 92.91% 91.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 784 750 620
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 66 92
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Systems Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Systems Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Systems Tester Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Systems Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Systems Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Systems Tester
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Tester within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Systems Tester
South East

Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 18 (90.00%) Oracle
2 18 (90.00%) System Testing
3 14 (70.00%) Billing
3 14 (70.00%) PL/SQL
4 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) SOA
8 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
9 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Toad
9 3 (15.00%) XML
9 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
9 3 (15.00%) ISEB
9 3 (15.00%) TestDirector
9 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (15.00%) QA
9 3 (15.00%) QARun
9 3 (15.00%) Web Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Test Management
10 2 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (10.00%) Migration
10 2 (10.00%) UNIX

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (15.00%) Toad
2 3 (15.00%) TestDirector
2 3 (15.00%) QARun
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (70.00%) Billing
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) System Testing
2 4 (20.00%) SOA
2 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Test Management
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Stress Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Oracle