The first table below looks at the demand for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Derbyshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Validation
Rank 23 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Validation 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 3.30% - 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.79% - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£276 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.31%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
146 146 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 68.87% 62.13% 60.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 75 43
Average daily rate £325 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £124 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 16
Average hourly rate £14.50 £53.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.64% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.94 £24.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £56.70 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Validation
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Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

Validation
Hourly Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Validation Hourly Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

Validation
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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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
Derby - 7 £276 - 2
Chesterfield - - - -
Validation
East Midlands

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 9 (56.25%) PRINCE2
1 9 (56.25%) C
1 9 (56.25%) PMI
1 9 (56.25%) PMP
1 9 (56.25%) PMI Certification
1 9 (56.25%) Project Management
1 9 (56.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (43.75%) GAP Analysis
2 7 (43.75%) SLA
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 2 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) Benchmarking
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) UML
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Project Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Data Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) PRINCE2
1 9 (56.25%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Benchmarking
3 2 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) UML
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) PMP
1 9 (56.25%) PMI Certification
1 9 (56.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft