Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 48 44
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +1
Contract jobs citing QA 7 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.50% 2.71% 0.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.11% 20.21% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 4
Basingstoke median daily rate £473 £585 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.23% +46.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £433 £300 £293
90th Percentile £604 £657 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £11.89 £38.75
% change year-on-year - -69.31% -22.50%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 63 94 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 13.49% 13.43% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 46 16
Basingstoke median daily rate £350 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +28.00% -19.35%
10th Percentile £165 £240 £263
90th Percentile £494 £570 £513
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £402 £375
% change year-on-year +2.61% +7.20% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Basingstoke median hourly rate £23.00 £24.25 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.15% +83.02% -51.82%
10th Percentile £16.70 £13.08 £12.63
90th Percentile £30.90 £36.03 £13.88
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.20 £25.12 £15.00
% change year-on-year -11.64% +67.47% +5.26%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Basingstoke

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing QA in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Basingstoke

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Basingstoke over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for QA in Basingstoke

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA in Basingstoke.

Contractor hourly rate trend for QA in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for QA.

1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) VoIP
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) MPLS
1 5 (71.43%) OSPF
1 5 (71.43%) BGP
1 5 (71.43%) EIGRP
1 5 (71.43%) Forcepoint
1 5 (71.43%) Change Management
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) IPsec
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
1 5 (71.43%) Network Design
1 5 (71.43%) DV Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (71.43%) FortiGate
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) SAP HANA
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
4 1 (14.29%) Internet

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 (71.43%) BGP
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (71.43%) EIGRP
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) IPsec
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) MPLS
1 5 (71.43%) OSPF
1 5 (71.43%) VoIP
1 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
1 1 (14.29%) SAP HANA
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Implementation Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Design Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) ERP Manager
4 1 (14.29%) SAP BW Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Change Management
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
1 5 (71.43%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) DV Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Forcepoint
2 2 (28.57%) SAP