Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salisbury 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 October 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.

Validation
Wiltshire > Salisbury
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 12 -
Rank change year-on-year -16 - +10
Contract jobs citing Validation 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salisbury 7.09% 6.90% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.94% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Salisbury median daily rate £500 £530 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.66% - -
Wiltshire median daily rate £438 £450 £310
% change year-on-year -2.78% +45.16% -22.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salisbury median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year +16.00% - -

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 Salisbury with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Salisbury
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 126 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salisbury 89.36% 96.55% 81.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 21 20
Salisbury median daily rate £495 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.43% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £363 £105 £315
90th Percentile £575 £525 £535
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £420 £385
% change year-on-year +7.14% +9.09% -1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Salisbury median hourly rate £21.00 - £11.72
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year +13.33% +0.67% +28.45%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Salisbury

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in Salisbury

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Salisbury

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Salisbury

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in Salisbury over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Validation in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Salisbury region with a requirement for Validation.

1 9 (90.00%) Migration
2 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (40.00%) Linux
7 3 (30.00%) Oracle
7 3 (30.00%) CentOS
7 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (30.00%) Open Source
7 3 (30.00%) Ubuntu
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
9 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
9 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
9 1 (10.00%) Military
9 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
9 1 (10.00%) C
9 1 (10.00%) Project Management

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salisbury 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 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
2 5 (50.00%) Data Architect
2 5 (50.00%) Data Centre Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Designer
3 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) CentOS
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle