Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 61 65
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 -2
Contract jobs citing Validation 6 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.70% 1.62% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.96% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 14
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £550 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +61.76% -2.86%
10th Percentile £235 £474 £310
90th Percentile £501 £575 £380
Yorkshire median daily rate £409 £394 £380
% change year-on-year +3.81% +3.62% -1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.43 £22.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -31.44% +66.67% -2.70%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 726 664 882
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 84.81% 82.90% 80.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 362 607
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £225 £232 £270
90th Percentile £538 £588 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 35
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.29 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.92% -27.60% +62.16%
10th Percentile £9.31 £11.30 £10.99
90th Percentile £27.17 £43.50 £49.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.87
% change year-on-year +22.61% -4.47% +7.14%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in South Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in South Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Validation in South Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in South Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Doncaster 0 3 £493 +44.85%
Sheffield -1 2 £245 -55.45% 4
Validation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Validation.

1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) WLAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) iTrent
1 1 (16.67%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) H.323
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (16.67%) IPsec
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) SMTP
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Power BI
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Aruba
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Meraki
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Northgate
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds