The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Winchester region that had Test Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Specialist
Rank 26 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Specialist 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 2.25% 1.35% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 1.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.87% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -
Test Specialist
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Winchester 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
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
172 145 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 96.63% 97.97% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 104 42
Median daily rate £375 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 14
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +250.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £8.68 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Test Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Winchester region that featured Test Specialist in the job title.

Test Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Test Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Test Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

Test Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Test Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

Test Specialist Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Test Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Winchester region featuring Test Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
1 5 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) FCoE
1 5 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Unix

Test Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester 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 5 (100.00%) FCoE
1 5 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Device Driver
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Veritas
1 5 (100.00%) VMware