The table below looks at the statistics for Data Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Validation over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Validation
Rank 59 74 61
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.28% 0.10% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.13% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £310 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +106.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £310 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £310 £284
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
-19.76% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
547 765 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.18% 78.38% 66.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 345 288
Average daily rate £395 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 16
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £18.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Data Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Data Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Data Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Data Validation Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Data Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Data Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Data Validation
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Data 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 Data Validation.

1 5 (100.00%) SAP
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (80.00%) Data Mapping
3 3 (60.00%) EAM
3 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (20.00%) LSMW
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Line Management
5 1 (20.00%) ABAP
5 1 (20.00%) SAP HR
5 1 (20.00%) BAPI
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Finance

Data Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Data 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 Data Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) LSMW
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (80.00%) Data Mapping
3 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) EAM
4 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle