Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 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 November 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
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 45 42
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 -7
Contract jobs citing Validation 16 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 2.86% 2.80% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 3.27% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Bracknell median daily rate - £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -14.67%
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £340 £370
% change year-on-year +39.71% -8.11% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Bracknell median hourly rate - £12.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £32.89 £26.50
% change year-on-year -54.39% +24.11% -37.65%

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 Bracknell with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bracknell
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 500 490 426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 89.29% 85.66% 80.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 239 164
Bracknell median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £155 £200 £170
90th Percentile £575 £573 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 51 53
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -46.81% +46.88%
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £30.45
% change year-on-year -19.44% -40.89% +77.45%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Bracknell

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Bracknell

Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Validation.

1 14 (87.50%) ERP
2 13 (81.25%) SAP
3 10 (62.50%) Data Cleansing
3 10 (62.50%) Data Validation
3 10 (62.50%) Virtual Team
4 8 (50.00%) Data Migration
4 8 (50.00%) Migration
5 7 (43.75%) LSMW
5 7 (43.75%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (37.50%) SAP MM
6 6 (37.50%) Data Integration
6 6 (37.50%) SAP ERP
6 6 (37.50%) SAP Implementation
6 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (37.50%) Data Governance
6 6 (37.50%) Data Mapping
6 6 (37.50%) SAP S/4HANA
6 6 (37.50%) SAP MDG
7 5 (31.25%) Virtual Team Management
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) ETL
8 4 (25.00%) Quality Management
8 4 (25.00%) Finance
8 4 (25.00%) BAPI
8 4 (25.00%) Data Management
8 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
8 4 (25.00%) Logistics
8 4 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (25.00%) Cutover Planning
8 4 (25.00%) Data Quality

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 1 (6.25%) nginx
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) SAP ERP
1 6 (37.50%) SAP MDG
1 6 (37.50%) SAP MM
1 6 (37.50%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) 3G
1 1 (6.25%) 4G
1 1 (6.25%) LTE
1 1 (6.25%) MVNO
1 1 (6.25%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) LSMW
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Consultant
1 8 (50.00%) Data Consultant
1 8 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 8 (50.00%) SAP Data Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Data Migration Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Migration Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) SAP Data Migration Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) SAP Migration Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Data Migration Lead
3 3 (18.75%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Data Architect
4 2 (12.50%) ERP Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Master Data Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Data Migration Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Architect
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Master Data Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) SAP MDG Architect
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Functional Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) ERP
2 10 (62.50%) Data Cleansing
2 10 (62.50%) Data Validation
3 8 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 8 (50.00%) Migration
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (37.50%) Data Governance
4 6 (37.50%) Data Integration
4 6 (37.50%) Data Mapping
4 6 (37.50%) SAP Implementation
5 5 (31.25%) Virtual Team Management
6 4 (25.00%) Cutover Planning
6 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Data Extraction
6 4 (25.00%) Data Management
6 4 (25.00%) ETL
6 4 (25.00%) Logistics
6 4 (25.00%) Quality Management
6 4 (25.00%) Runbook
7 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) Salt
1 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Fujitsu