Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 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.

Validation
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 46 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 - +48
Contract jobs citing Validation 23 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 4.81% 3.01% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.74% 3.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Basingstoke median daily rate £475 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.03% - -
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £375 £438
% change year-on-year +20.00% -14.29% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate £17.50 - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% +52.82%

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 401 587 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 83.89% 88.40% 76.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 300 174
Basingstoke median daily rate £425 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £200 £163
90th Percentile £551 £535 £475
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 17
Basingstoke median hourly rate £13.70 £22.82 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.96% +57.38% -17.14%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.40 £10.13
90th Percentile £17.63 £40.67 £31.35
Hampshire median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.25% +11.11% +42.74%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Validation 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 Validation.

1 20 (86.96%) Security Cleared
2 16 (69.57%) SC Cleared
3 9 (39.13%) SCOM
4 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
4 8 (34.78%) SCCM
4 8 (34.78%) Cisco
5 7 (30.43%) Remedy
5 7 (30.43%) SolarWinds
5 7 (30.43%) SCVMM
5 7 (30.43%) DV Cleared
5 7 (30.43%) Server Building
6 6 (26.09%) LogRhythm
6 6 (26.09%) Juniper
7 5 (21.74%) ISEB
7 5 (21.74%) LAN
7 5 (21.74%) Project Management
7 5 (21.74%) SIEM
7 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
7 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
8 4 (17.39%) Stress Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Test Management
8 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
8 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
8 4 (17.39%) DevOps
8 4 (17.39%) SevOne
8 4 (17.39%) Service Management
8 4 (17.39%) MPLS
8 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (17.39%) EMC
8 4 (17.39%) Client/Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) LiveCycle
2 1 (4.35%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) MPLS
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (8.70%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) IPsec
4 2 (8.70%) VPN
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.35%) OLAP
3 1 (4.35%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JMeter
1 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.35%) Billing
1 1 (4.35%) Military
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) SAS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SCCM Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.35%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
2 3 (13.04%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.70%) PKI
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Server Building
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) SIEM
2 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps
3 4 (17.39%) Security Hardening
3 4 (17.39%) Service Management
3 4 (17.39%) Stress Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Test Management
3 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
3 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.04%) Business Development
4 3 (13.04%) Presales
4 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.04%) RUP
5 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.70%) Network Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) Security Cleared
2 16 (69.57%) SC Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) DV Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) ISEB
4 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.35%) CEH
5 1 (4.35%) CISSP
5 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) SCOM
2 8 (34.78%) SCCM
3 7 (30.43%) SCVMM
4 2 (8.70%) SCOrch
4 2 (8.70%) SCSM
5 1 (4.35%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco
2 7 (30.43%) Remedy
2 7 (30.43%) SolarWinds
3 6 (26.09%) Juniper
3 6 (26.09%) LogRhythm
4 4 (17.39%) EMC
4 4 (17.39%) SevOne
5 2 (8.70%) Fujitsu
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
5 2 (8.70%) VMware
6 1 (4.35%) Adobe
6 1 (4.35%) Lumension
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp