Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 6 months to 13 December 2017 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.

Validation
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 42 37
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 -
Contract jobs citing Validation 23 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 3.94% 0.55% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 0.72% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Basingstoke median daily rate £432 - £430
10th Percentile £213 - £415
90th Percentile £463 - £480
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +14.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +10.47% +56.36% -26.67%

Validation is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 495 276 419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 84.76% 75.82% 85.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 159 259
Basingstoke median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £213 £159 £185
90th Percentile £538 £466 £500
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 19
Basingstoke median hourly rate £23.14 £14.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.88% -15.71% +29.63%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £11.28
90th Percentile £41.07 £31.75 £32.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £29.86
% change year-on-year +6.67% +25.59% +32.71%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Basingstoke

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Basingstoke

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Basingstoke over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Validation in Basingstoke

Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Validation.

1 20 (86.96%) Security Cleared
2 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
3 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
3 11 (47.83%) Motorola
4 10 (43.48%) Test Management
5 9 (39.13%) Degree
5 9 (39.13%) LTE
5 9 (39.13%) 4G
5 9 (39.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
5 9 (39.13%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (34.78%) Regression Testing
6 8 (34.78%) ISTQB
6 8 (34.78%) HP
6 8 (34.78%) Analytics
6 8 (34.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
6 8 (34.78%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
7 7 (30.43%) SCCM
7 7 (30.43%) SCOM
7 7 (30.43%) SCVMM
7 7 (30.43%) Test Planning
7 7 (30.43%) Remedy
7 7 (30.43%) Wireless
7 7 (30.43%) Server Building
8 4 (17.39%) Clustering
8 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 4 (17.39%) Windows

Validation
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 9 (39.13%) 4G
1 9 (39.13%) LTE
2 7 (30.43%) Wireless
3 3 (13.04%) MVNO
3 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.35%) 2G
4 1 (4.35%) 3G
4 1 (4.35%) SMS
4 1 (4.35%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Test Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Management Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) BSS Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Provisioning Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.70%) SCCM Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Applications Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Technical Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Network Integration Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) OSS Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
1 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Test Management
2 9 (39.13%) Collaborative Working
3 8 (34.78%) Analytics
3 8 (34.78%) Regression Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
4 7 (30.43%) Server Building
4 7 (30.43%) Test Planning
4 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
5 4 (17.39%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 3 (13.04%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (13.04%) Customer-Centricity
6 3 (13.04%) Network Management
6 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) Security Hardening
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL
7 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Service Management
8 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
8 1 (4.35%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) Security Cleared
2 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
3 9 (39.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (39.13%) Degree
4 8 (34.78%) ISTQB
4 8 (34.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
1 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (30.43%) SCCM
2 7 (30.43%) SCOM
2 7 (30.43%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Motorola
2 8 (34.78%) HP
3 7 (30.43%) Remedy
4 3 (13.04%) Ericsson
5 1 (4.35%) Fujitsu