Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 45 45
Rank change year-on-year +10 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Validation 31 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 5.54% 1.44% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.95% 1.80% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Basingstoke median daily rate £427 £220 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +94.31% -57.79% +69.11%
10th Percentile £397 £133 £510
90th Percentile £456 £296 £530
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate £50.00 - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £50.00 £36.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +36.99% -33.64% +33.33%

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 446 388 453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 79.64% 79.84% 77.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 198 229
Basingstoke median daily rate £388 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -2.10% +2.14%
10th Percentile £206 £197 £207
90th Percentile £500 £516 £545
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £415 £388
% change year-on-year +2.41% +7.10% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 19
Basingstoke median hourly rate £15.28 £16.50 £17.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.38% -5.44% +49.46%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.31 £13.13
90th Percentile £31.63 £37.50 £38.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £28.25 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.73% -26.67% +66.67%

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 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 22 May 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 29 (93.55%) Security Cleared
2 28 (90.32%) SC Cleared
3 17 (54.84%) PowerShell
3 17 (54.84%) SCCM
3 17 (54.84%) SCOM
4 14 (45.16%) Remedy
4 14 (45.16%) Server Building
5 13 (41.94%) SCVMM
6 7 (22.58%) Capacity Management
6 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
7 6 (19.35%) Middleware
7 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
7 6 (19.35%) Windows
7 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
8 5 (16.13%) NetApp
8 5 (16.13%) Cisco
8 5 (16.13%) SolarWinds
8 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Security Hardening
8 5 (16.13%) Matrix Organization
9 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
10 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
10 3 (9.68%) Fujitsu
10 3 (9.68%) Lumension
10 3 (9.68%) Functional Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database

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 (6.45%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) IPsec
2 2 (6.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (9.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Architect
2 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Architect
3 7 (22.58%) Enterprise Management Architect
4 6 (19.35%) Capacity Management Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Lead Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.45%) SCCM Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Subject Matter Expert
6 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.23%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Lead Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Security Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
2 3 (9.68%) Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) PKI
3 2 (6.45%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.45%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
1 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Server Building
2 7 (22.58%) Capacity Management
3 5 (16.13%) Matrix Organization
3 5 (16.13%) Security Hardening
3 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Functional Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.23%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) C
2 2 (6.45%) C++
3 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
3 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 29 (93.55%) Security Cleared
2 28 (90.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) ISEB
4 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
4 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (54.84%) SCCM
1 17 (54.84%) SCOM
2 13 (41.94%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Remedy
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco
2 5 (16.13%) NetApp
2 5 (16.13%) SolarWinds
3 3 (9.68%) Fujitsu
3 3 (9.68%) LogRhythm
3 3 (9.68%) Lumension
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) F5
4 2 (6.45%) Juniper