The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Validation
South West / Bristol
Rank 61 47 67
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Contract jobs citing Validation 9 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.08% 2.82% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 3.41% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 5
Median daily rate £362 £468 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.62% +16.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £344 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £638 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +31.99%

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
665 733 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 80.12% 82.55% 80.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 543 534
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.25 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Validation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Validation.

1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
2 5 (23.81%) Information Security
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) CESG
3 4 (19.05%) Requirements Management
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
3 4 (19.05%) CISSP
3 4 (19.05%) CISM
3 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (19.05%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 3 (14.29%) PLM
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 3 (14.29%) Aerospace
4 3 (14.29%) MS Access
4 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 3 (14.29%) Teamcenter
4 3 (14.29%) Product Management
5 2 (9.52%) RMADS
5 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance
5 2 (9.52%) Verint
5 2 (9.52%) Nessus
5 2 (9.52%) Nmap

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 (4.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) Windchill
3 1 (4.76%) Simulink
3 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Teamcenter
2 2 (9.52%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.76%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MS Access
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
1 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Software Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Training Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security Advisor
3 2 (9.52%) Security Advisor
4 1 (4.76%) Angular Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Audit Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) DOORS Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security Risk Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Mobility Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Report Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Site Manager
4 1 (4.76%) SOC Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.76%) Angular 2
1 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (19.05%) CESG
2 2 (9.52%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (9.52%) Credit Risk
2 2 (9.52%) Handset
2 2 (9.52%) IVR
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
1 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 2 (9.52%) Solaris
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Information Security
1 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
2 4 (19.05%) Requirements Management
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) PLM
3 3 (14.29%) Product Management
4 2 (9.52%) Business Process Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Cryptography
4 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance
4 2 (9.52%) Information Governance
4 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (9.52%) SDLC
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (4.76%) Android Development
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (4.76%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
1 2 (9.52%) VBA
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
2 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (19.05%) CISM
2 4 (19.05%) CISSP
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) CISA
3 2 (9.52%) CLAS
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (9.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
1 2 (9.52%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Nessus
1 2 (9.52%) Nmap
2 1 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) PTC
2 2 (9.52%) Qualys
2 2 (9.52%) Siemens
2 2 (9.52%) Verint
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) MathWorks
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) Sun