The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 24 June 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 / Slough
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 22 28
Contract jobs citing Validation 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough - 2.52% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.36% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year -17.19% +12.14%  

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 Slough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 112 119 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 80.58% 74.84% 86.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 79 142
Median daily rate £413 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £471 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -31.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.96 £11.10 £17.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in Slough

Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Slough region with a requirement for Validation.

1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Essbase
2 4 (40.00%) Information Management
2 4 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Service Design
3 3 (30.00%) PMO
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) HFM
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) Hyperion
3 3 (30.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) ETL
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (20.00%) MS Access
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse

Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) HFM
2 1 (10.00%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) CallidusCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Essbase
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (20.00%) MS Access
4 2 (20.00%) Power BI
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) OBIEE Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (20.00%) ETL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Microwave Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) Information Management
2 4 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) ETL
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Service Design
3 3 (30.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Data Extraction
4 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (10.00%) BT
3 1 (10.00%) Callidus
3 1 (10.00%) Huawei
3 1 (10.00%) Marketo
3 1 (10.00%) Virgin Media
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