The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 43 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Validation 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.03% 0.71% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.93% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£459 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.81% -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -3.33%
Validation
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
288 321 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 73.85% 76.43% 74.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 184 121
Average daily rate £400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 34 6
Average hourly rate £18.68 £17.89 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +15.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 £32.50 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Validation Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Validation
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Validation across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Validation Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

Validation
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Validation within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
Brighton +1 4 £459 -
Validation
South East

Validation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
1 4 (36.36%) Citrix
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
1 4 (36.36%) Process Management
1 4 (36.36%) Change Management
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) GAP Analysis
1 4 (36.36%) Replication
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) XenApp
1 4 (36.36%) vSphere
1 4 (36.36%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (36.36%) SIEM
1 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (36.36%) Capacity Management
1 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (36.36%) Patch Management
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Information Management
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Operations Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
3 2 (18.18%) AWS Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Replication
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Process Management
1 4 (36.36%) Change Management
1 4 (36.36%) GAP Analysis
1 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
1 4 (36.36%) SIEM
1 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (36.36%) Capacity Management
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (36.36%) Patch Management
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Information Management
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Code Coverage
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (36.36%) XenApp
1 4 (36.36%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Citrix
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft