Period
to 18 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 35 45
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 +6
Contract jobs citing Validation 28 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 5.15% 1.26% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.48% 1.68% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Basingstoke median daily rate £463 £314 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.45% -39.62% +48.57%
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £333
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -8.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.50 £36.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year +30.14% -30.48% +31.25%

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 432 298 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 79.41% 75.25% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 168 249
Basingstoke median daily rate £400 £340 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -7.48% +8.09%
10th Percentile £204 £161 £210
90th Percentile £577 £479 £489
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £415 £380
% change year-on-year -3.61% +9.21% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 17
Basingstoke median hourly rate £15.03 £16.50 £15.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.89% +4.60% +26.96%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £11.92
90th Percentile £35.99 £29.75 £33.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -20.00% +53.42%

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 18 February 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 28 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 28 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (71.43%) PowerShell
3 14 (50.00%) SCCM
3 14 (50.00%) SCOM
3 14 (50.00%) Remedy
3 14 (50.00%) Server Building
4 13 (46.43%) SCVMM
5 7 (25.00%) Security Hardening
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
6 6 (21.43%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
6 6 (21.43%) Capacity Management
6 6 (21.43%) Clustering
6 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 6 (21.43%) Windows
6 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 5 (17.86%) Middleware
7 5 (17.86%) SolarWinds
8 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
8 4 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (10.71%) Fujitsu
10 2 (7.14%) Firewall
10 2 (7.14%) IPsec
10 2 (7.14%) Juniper
10 2 (7.14%) NetApp
10 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
10 2 (7.14%) Tomcat

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 (7.14%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
1 2 (7.14%) IPsec
1 2 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Architect
2 10 (35.71%) Enterprise Architect
3 8 (28.57%) Enterprise Management Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Capacity Management Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Lead Architect
6 2 (7.14%) SCCM Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Subject Matter Expert
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (21.43%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
1 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Server Building
2 7 (25.00%) Security Hardening
3 6 (21.43%) Capacity Management
3 6 (21.43%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 4 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 28 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (50.00%) SCCM
1 14 (50.00%) SCOM
2 13 (46.43%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Remedy
2 5 (17.86%) SolarWinds
3 3 (10.71%) Fujitsu
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) F5
4 2 (7.14%) Juniper
4 2 (7.14%) NetApp