Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 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 21 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
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 15 30
Rank change year-on-year -17 +15 -14
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 0.58% 2.30% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 2.82% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Knutsford median daily rate - £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.33% -0.59%
Cheshire median daily rate £460 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +15.00% +6.67% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £20.63 -

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 Knutsford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Knutsford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 147 71 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 85.96% 81.61% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 44 122
Knutsford median daily rate £386 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.12% +0.59% +0.72%
10th Percentile £280 £306 £289
90th Percentile £488 £471 £521
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Knutsford median hourly rate - £9.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.93% -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
% change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -2.94%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Knutsford

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 21 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Validation.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Cost Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Process Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Process Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow