The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Test Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Specialist
Rank - 11 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Specialist 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester - 8.62% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 8.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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
150 57 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 99.34% 98.28% 97.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 35 34
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 5
Average hourly rate £10.00 £35.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.42% +180.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

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

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester region that cited Test Specialist 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 Test Specialist in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) FCoE
1 2 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre

Test Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester region that cited Test Specialist 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 Test Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) FCoE
1 2 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) IBM