The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Validation
Rank 52 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing Validation 21 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.49% 0.92% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 1.19% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 4
Average daily rate £470 £400 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +26.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £385 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £415 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.47 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+35.04% -10.08%
Validation
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
687 671 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.30% 77.13% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 509 439
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 9 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £44.44 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.61% +77.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £13.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Validation across the Bristol region.

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 - -
Validation
South West

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation.

1 6 (20.69%) Service Management
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) Performance Management
2 5 (17.24%) SIEM
2 5 (17.24%) LogRhythm
2 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
2 5 (17.24%) ISO 9001
2 5 (17.24%) Quality Management
2 5 (17.24%) ITSM
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Office Automation
3 4 (13.79%) Internal Audit
3 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
3 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
3 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) Requirements Management
4 3 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Qualys
4 3 (10.34%) PKI
4 3 (10.34%) Cryptography
4 3 (10.34%) Nessus
4 3 (10.34%) Nmap
4 3 (10.34%) Network Security
4 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
4 3 (10.34%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (10.34%) Embedded Software Development

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Simulink
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP ERP
1 1 (3.45%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
1 3 (10.34%) Network Security
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.45%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Aerospace
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Front Office
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Business Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Test Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Design Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Quality Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Fiori
1 1 (3.45%) XML
1 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Algorithms
1 3 (10.34%) Cryptography
1 3 (10.34%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (10.34%) PKI
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Solaris
1 3 (10.34%) Unix
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL
1 6 (20.69%) Service Management
2 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
2 5 (17.24%) ITSM
2 5 (17.24%) Office Automation
2 5 (17.24%) Performance Management
2 5 (17.24%) Quality Management
2 5 (17.24%) SIEM
3 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) Internal Audit
3 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
3 4 (13.79%) Requirements Management
3 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.34%) Change Management
4 3 (10.34%) Information Security
4 3 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (10.34%) SDLC
4 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) MATLAB
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) C++
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) R
2 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) CISM
4 1 (3.45%) CISSP
4 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) ISO 9001
2 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.90%) QA
3 2 (6.90%) SLA
4 1 (3.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Nessus
1 3 (10.34%) Nmap
2 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) LogRhythm
3 3 (10.34%) Qualys
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
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