Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Data Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Validation over the 6 months to 20 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.

Data Validation
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 154 185
Rank change year-on-year -1 +31 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 14 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.36% 0.078% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.095% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% - -
South East median daily rate £400 £463 £400
% change year-on-year -13.51% +15.63% +47.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Data 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 Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,319 3,159 4,077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.41% 82.42% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,699 1,474 2,187
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £281 £255 £251
90th Percentile £588 £575 £544
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 124 128
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% -31.82%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.00 £10.18
90th Percentile £48.50 £47.85 £53.60
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +4.76% -11.58% +5.56%

Data Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Validation in Berkshire

Data Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Validation in Berkshire

Data Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Validation in Berkshire

Data Validation
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 10 £350 +3.70% 1
Slough - 2 £450 -
Data Validation
South East

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 14 (100.00%) Validation
2 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) Office 365
3 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Legal
5 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 3 (21.43%) Dashboard Development
5 3 (21.43%) Power BI
5 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) OLTP
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) MCSE
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (21.43%) CRM
6 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (14.29%) PMO
6 2 (14.29%) Logistics

Data Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) OLTP
1 3 (21.43%) Power BI
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (28.57%) Legal
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Change Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Deployment Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Business Change Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Office 365 Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Power BI Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Validation
2 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
4 2 (14.29%) Document Management
4 2 (14.29%) Logistics
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
1 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 8 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) MCSE
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Capita
2 1 (7.14%) Remedy