The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Fareham with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
Hampshire / Fareham
Rank 21 15 15
Rank change year-on-year -6 0  
Contract jobs citing Validation 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fareham 2.68% 1.47% 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 1.85% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £550 £625 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +17.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -3.94% +8.57%  

Validation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Fareham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Fareham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 97 54 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Fareham 86.61% 79.41% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 45 30
Median daily rate £468 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.87% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £645 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £11.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Fareham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fareham citing Validation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Fareham

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fareham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Fareham

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Fareham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Fareham over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Validation in Fareham

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Fareham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Fareham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fareham

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Fareham region with a requirement for Validation.

1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) IaaS
3 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) CMDB
4 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (41.67%) PaaS
4 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
4 5 (41.67%) Service Design
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (25.00%) MPLS
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
8 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (8.33%) Ruby
8 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Google
8 1 (8.33%) Degree
8 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 1 (8.33%) System Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
8 1 (8.33%) Product Management
8 1 (8.33%) Google App Engine
8 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
8 1 (8.33%) Scrum
8 1 (8.33%) VMware
8 1 (8.33%) Firewall

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Top Related IT Skills in Fareham 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 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) IaaS
2 5 (41.67%) PaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Google App Engine
3 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) MPLS
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Engineering Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineering Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Service Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Service Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Test and Validation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Validation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) gRPC
1 1 (8.33%) OpenID
1 1 (8.33%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) CMDB
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
2 5 (41.67%) Service Design
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (16.67%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Microservices
5 1 (8.33%) Product Management
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) System Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Ruby
1 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) HNC
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Google
1 1 (8.33%) VMware