Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 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 23 October 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 > Maidenhead
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 24 16
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8 +12
Contract jobs citing Validation 10 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 3.42% 2.59% 7.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 2.91% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 8
Maidenhead median daily rate £460 £391 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.57% +13.41% +1.47%
10th Percentile £415 £293 £254
90th Percentile £498 £477 £441
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £331 £365
% change year-on-year +35.85% -9.25% -8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Maidenhead median hourly rate £54.00 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £22.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year -32.22% -44.79% -4.12%

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 Maidenhead with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Maidenhead
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 251 206 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 85.96% 88.79% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 116 81
Maidenhead median daily rate £425 £431 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +23.21% +12.90%
10th Percentile £283 £306 £181
90th Percentile £600 £623 £469
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 7
Maidenhead median hourly rate £29.50 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.06% +20.00% -29.41%
10th Percentile £16.25 £16.18 £13.35
90th Percentile £52.00 £52.75 £46.85
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% -35.19% +58.17%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidenhead

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Maidenhead

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Maidenhead

Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Maidenhead region with a requirement for Validation.

1 8 (80.00%) SAP
1 8 (80.00%) Data Modelling
1 8 (80.00%) GxP
1 8 (80.00%) Data Conversion
1 8 (80.00%) Data Extraction
1 8 (80.00%) Data Mapping
1 8 (80.00%) Analytics
2 7 (70.00%) Data Quality
2 7 (70.00%) Data Cleansing
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Data Migration
2 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) SAP APO
2 7 (70.00%) SAP MM
2 7 (70.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (70.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (60.00%) AS400
3 6 (60.00%) ETL
3 6 (60.00%) LSMW
3 6 (60.00%) Data Structures
3 6 (60.00%) SAP Data Services
4 5 (50.00%) SAP MDM
5 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) SAP BW
7 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (10.00%) GAMP

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidenhead 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 7 (70.00%) SAP APO
1 7 (70.00%) SAP MM
2 5 (50.00%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (60.00%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (30.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) LSMW
General
1 7 (70.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) Data Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) SAP Analyst
1 6 (60.00%) SAP Data Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Functional Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) SAP Functional Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Systems Validation Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP APO Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP MM Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Validation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) AS400
1 6 (60.00%) Data Structures
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) FMCG
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Analytics
1 8 (80.00%) Data Conversion
1 8 (80.00%) Data Extraction
1 8 (80.00%) Data Mapping
1 8 (80.00%) Data Modelling
2 7 (70.00%) Data Cleansing
2 7 (70.00%) Data Migration
2 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Competitor Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Ethnography
4 1 (10.00%) Guerrilla Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Heuristic Evaluation
4 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) GxP
2 7 (70.00%) Data Quality
2 7 (70.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (10.00%) GAMP
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Omniture